Thanks to the Tampa Bay Bloggers and the good people at Roux Tampa, we were invited to join in on Mardi Gras for a taste of Roux. I received free lunch but all opinions here are my own.
I’d been hearing about Roux so much in social media and from friends so I was glad I finally had the chance to have a luncheon there back in December. I headed over there again last weekend for a quick pomegrante champagne and baked oysters on a Sunday afternoon.
But I was excited to be invited by the restaurant as part of the Tampa Bay Bloggers. We have “tweetups” every Tuesday and get the chance to visit some of the best and newest dining establishments and entertainment venues in Tampa Bay. It’s always a good time.
Today – also Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday – we joined the folks at Roux for some lovely lunch entrees.
When the Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection and Elevage Restaurant are in your own back yard, you don’t have to go far to be spoiled. This week I had the good fortune to join Tampa Bay Bloggers for a lovely lunch menu at Elevage, part of the Bern’s Steak House family. The Epicurean Hotel is just across the street from the Tampa landmark. In addition to Elevage and a fabulous rooftop pool and bar (which seems to have some killer parties there, I’ve heard), it is also home to the Epicurean Theatre and kitchen, where they offer many special programs and tastings.