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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/28)

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I’m not the only blog-reporter upset with the St. Petersburg Times and the way it interacts with the online community.  Last week, I shared a drink at St. Pete Brasserie with Elizabeth Dougherty of Eat St. Pete and Brian Bailey of I Love the ‘burg.  Both talked about something I have complained about for over a year: The Times‘ blatant thievery of scoops and stories that begin in the blogosphere. Dougherty specifically mentioned how the Times’ food writers made no…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/28)

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

I’m not the only blog-reporter upset with the St. Petersburg Times and the way it interacts with the online community.  Last week, I shared a drink at St. Pete Brasserie with Elizabeth Dougherty of Eat St. Pete and Brian Bailey of I Love the ‘burg.  Both talked about something I have complained about for over a year: The Times‘ blatant thievery of scoops and stories that begin in the blogosphere. Dougherty specifically mentioned how the Times’ food writers made no…

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Elizabeth Dougherty reviews Seasons 52

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I remember when the first Seasons 52 opened in Orlando several years ago. The thought of a restaurant being able to produce seasonal cuisine with a low calorie count and still be able to satisfy diners seemed too good to be true. This was the innovative idea from Darden Concepts, Inc. owners of chains such as Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Longhorn, The Capital Grille and Bahama Breeze. When it opened in Orlando, I was completely taken with the quality of…

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Eat St. Pete’s Elizabeth Dougherty reviews Columbia Restaurant

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By Elizabeth Dougherty: It’s been a little while since I’ve eaten at the famed Columbia Restaurant. However, over the weekend we headed out to the Pier for a little respite and ended up there. The view, as always, is spectacular, surrounded by open water on all sides and it was a beautiful day. The first thing I noticed was the upturn in the level of service compared to some of my visits there months ago. Our server was very attentive…

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Eat St. Pete’s Elizabeth Dougherty reviews Columbia Restaurant

in Apolitical/The Bay and the 'Burg by

By Elizabeth Dougherty: It’s been a little while since I’ve eaten at the famed Columbia Restaurant. However, over the weekend we headed out to the Pier for a little respite and ended up there. The view, as always, is spectacular, surrounded by open water on all sides and it was a beautiful day. The first thing I noticed was the upturn in the level of service compared to some of my visits there months ago. Our server was very attentive…

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