Summer Delights – Dishes

June 17, 2016 | Tampa Downtown | Food

Stay cool with these unique downtown dishes.

The Dish:
Octopus Scachatta

Try it:

1208 E. Kennedy Blvd.

Octopus scachatta with lemon-chili broccoli rabe and parsley provolone sausage covered in tomato-olive puree

Michael Buttacavoli (Executive Chef):
“A little bit Italian, a little bit Cuban, but all Tampa, the eclectic assortment of flavors in this dish has all the fun and flair of summer but the delicious comfort of home.”

The Dish:
Avocado Toast

Try It: $9.5/14
Sono Café
120 W Gasparilla Plaza

Roasted red peppers, red onion and poblanos with sautéed spinach on multigrain; comes with a fried egg on top or substitute Sono BBQ Chicken Salad or Blackened Shrimp Salad

Tony Nehluli (Head Chef):
“It’s fresh, light and healthy, perfect for a cool lunch on a hot summer day.”

The Dishes:
Tapas, Seafood, Spanish Cuisine

Try It:
Spain Restaurant & Toma Bar
513 N Tampa St.
Breakfast & Lunch: Monday – Friday | Dinner: Tuesday – Saturday

The Castro family has been delighting Tampa taste buds since 1978 with Galician recipes passed down from one family member to the next. Steeped in Spanish tradition and hospitality, you’ll find mouthwatering homemade sangria, fresh seafood delicacies, and tapas at Spain Restaurant & Toma Bar. It’s located in the heart of Downtown Tampa, but you may think you’ve been transported to another world.