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Fodder & Shine: Cocktails become high art at creative restaurant

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When you order a daiquiri in most bars, you get a brightly colored frozen concoction that possibly contains a rainforest and half a pineapple sticking out of the top. You could probably get one of those at Fodder & Shine in Seminole Heights, but you’d probably also get laughed at. This isn’t a beach bar. It’s a hipster’s paradise of old Florida Cracker cuisine including fried chicken, frog legs and actual whole pigs — and these folks take booze seriously.…

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Jackie Toledo says not only did she lose, but so did Tampa

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Tuesday night’s election final between Jackie Toledo and Guido Maniscalco took a stunning turn at about 7:20 p.m. After the first results from early and absentee balloting showed Toledo holding on to an eight-percentage-point lead over Maniscalco, the second round of ballots cast (and the first from Election Day itself) showed Maniscalco making a major turn around. By around 8 p.m. it was all over, and the 30-year-old small businessman from West Tampa had taken in 151 more votes than…

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