Food for thought with Bill Foster at Kopper Kitchen Wednesday

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St. Petersburg residents will have an opportunity for some food for thought with Mayor Bill Foster. This Wednesday, the monthly Breakfast with the Mayor will be held at the Kopper Kitchen on Central Avenue starting at 7 a.m. June 26.

Residents will have a chance to chat with Foster about concerns and complaints, in addition to enjoying a fabulous meal at one of St. Pete’s most popular breakfast spots.It allows citizens of St. Pete addtitional access to the mayor beyond office hours.  

Breakfast with the Mayor is the morning breakfast and casual conversation event scheduled on the fourth Wednesday of every month. 

Kopper Kitchen is located at 5562 Central Ave. People are also encouraged to support the local economy by regularly visiting the host restaurant.

In addition to morning breakfast meetings, Foster also hosts a regular Mayor’s Night Out, a semi-monthly event where he joins representatives from various city departments for a one-on-one discussion with residents on a wide range of issues.

The next Night Out is July 18, at the Bay Vista Center, 7000 4th St. S. The event begins at 6 p.m.

For more information about the Breakfast or Night Out series, future dates and locations, visit

Phil Ammann is a St. Petersburg-based journalist and blogger. With more than three decades of writing, editing and management experience, Phil produced material for both print and online, in addition to founding His broad range includes covering news, local government and culture reviews for, technical articles and profiles for BetterRVing Magazine and advice columns for a metaphysical website, among others. Phil has served as a contributor and production manager for SaintPetersBlog since 2013. He lives in St. Pete with his wife, visual artist Margaret Juul and can be reached at and on Twitter @PhilAmmann.