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“8 Insider Tips for Crushing Your Next Trip to Tampa” February 2017

“What Your Drink Order Says About You, According to Bartenders” February 2017

“The Naughty List Cocktail Even Santa Might Consider” December 2016

“Strawberry fields: Datz Restaurant Group has fun on the farm in Plant City” November 2016

“5 Boozy Breakfast Drinks You Need This Weekend” November 2016 

“Creme Brulee French Toast Is Lit” November 2016 

“Roux, Datz Prepare Delicious TASTE of the Championship Menu” January 2017

“Tampa Bay, Meet UberEATS” September 2016

“Top 50 Restaurants of Tampa Bay” 2016

HLN Headline News


Good Morning America

“’Eat Like Jesse’ Tries Datz’s Mac & Cheese Burger″ June 2016

“’Eat Like Jesse’: Jesse Palmer Tries a Burger With a Mac ‘N Cheese Bun at Datz″ June 2016

USA Today


“Next-Level Nachos: Best Revamped Versions” January 2017 

“Welcome to Tampa” July 2014


“Stir Up a Lucky Irish Breakfast Coffee for St. Paddy’s Day” March 2017


“Renaissance Weekend: Tampa, Florida” March 2017


“How to Drink Alone at a Bar Without Looking Pathetic” March 2017

“Bartenders Confess Their Most Embarrassing Mistakes” March 2017

“First Date Advice from Bartenders Who Have Seen It All” February 2017

“The Embarrassing Drinks That Bartenders Love” February 2017


“Your St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Roundup Is Here” March 2017

“Your National Margarita Day Mega-Recipe Roundup Is Here” February 2017 

“You’ll Need These Winter Cocktail Recipes To Power Through The Holidays” December 2016

“Dr BBQ Ray Lampe Shares His ‘Can’t Miss’ Food Experiences In Tampa, Florida” December 2016

Market Watch

“Rock Solid” March 2017

The Daily Meal

“The Biggest Coming Food Trends of 2017, According to 65 of America’s Top Chefs” January 2017

Chilled Magazine

“Must Mix: Butterbeer Winter Cocktail” December 2016 

“Tampa Bay’s Best Margarita” August 2016

“5 Pumpkin Cocktails to Mix Right Now″ November 2015

Restaurant Hospitality

“Restaurants celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with themed menu items” March 2017


“Datz “Datzchos” – Tailgating From Raymond James Stadium” January 2017

“Halloween libations with Datz” October 2016

“Happy National Bloody Mary Day with Datz!” August 2016

“Happy National Fried Chicken Day Datz Style!” July 2016

“Coffee blend honors military with every bag” June 2016

“Datz Dogs are top notch!!″ May 2016

“Gettin’ TIKI with Datz!″ June 2016

“How to make Datz’s new holiday drink” December 2015

 “Datz Tampa Creates a Spooky Drink” November 2015

“Datz changes name to honor other eatery” November 2015

ABC Action News WFTS

“Datz – Valentine’s Day Cocktails” February 2017

“Mayor Bob Buckhorn: ‘I have proclaimed today National Cheat Day'” January 2017

“Datz Celebrates “National Cheat Day!” January 2017

“Datz Celebrates Strawberry Season!” January 2017

“Datz reinvents the breakfast cocktail!” January 2017

“Datz – Extended Brunch” December 2016

“Datz Discovers Porkfection!” November 2016

“Spooky Libations from Datz!” October 2016

“Datz perfects the Bloody Mary!” August 2016

“Datz Celebrates Bacon!” August 2016

“Mixing up a fresh take on drinks this holiday weekend” July 2016

“Datz Makes the National Spotlight!” June 2016

“Police searching for driver in hit-and-run crash″ November 2015

“Datz Most Yelp Reviews in Tampa Bay” July 2015

“April Fools Day: Funny pranks from around Tampa Bay” April 2015

“Crowd sourced online review site yelp celebrates 10 years” July 2014

NBC Channel 8 WFLA

“Happy National Macaroni Day!″ July 2016

Tampa Bay Times

“TLC ‘Married by Mom and Dad’ star and Tampa Bay man talks about his TV life” January 2017

“UberEATS to start food delivery in Tampa” September 2016

“Popcorn shows up as an ingredient on these local menus″ November 2015

“Yelp heavy hitters talk about company’s growing clout and struggles” november 2015

“Tampa’s Datz and Dough dress up as the Refinery and Fodder & Shine for Halloween” November 2015

“Yelp heavy hitters talk about company’s growing clout and struggles” September 2015

“Weather Closings” August 2015

“Local restaurants have fun with April Fools’ pranks” April 2015

“An ode to the ultimate fair food” January 2015

“Some Moscow Mule drinkers have sticky fingers” January 2015

“App ranks Tampa Bay’s most-Instagrammed restaurants” December 2014

“Enjoy Arts & Tastes St. Pete Brings Star Power Nov 15- 17″ November 12, 2013

“Top Women in Tampa’s Food Scene Share Hard Earned Wisdom” November 4, 2013

“Travel Channel heading to Tampa’s Datz Deli” July 5, 2012

“The Top 50 Restaurants in the Tampa Bay Area” January 18, 2012

“Great new deli in South Tampa? Datz right” April 22,2009


“3 bakeries to try in Tampa” November 2015

“5 social media tips from Datz communications manager” Tony Pullaro, September 2015

“Tampa area mixologists will compete with cocktails at Margarita Wars” July 2015

“Bloody Mary Festival Bringing Brunch to Tampa Park” April 2015

“Bacon lovers feed passion at local festival” April 2015

“Arrivals at Tampa Airport: Victoria’s Secret? Spanx? HSN?” March 2015

“5 ways to do brunch in the Tampa Bay Area” February 2015

“Datz kicks-off national cooking contest” September 2014

“Give Tampa a Chance” August 2014

“Brunch With a Twist” April 2014

“Giant Idaho Potato Turns Heads in Tampa”

“Shake it up with best local cocktails”

“Datz Right, This Deli Is A Dilly” February 26,2009

That’s So Tampa

“Tampa’s Top Dog Friendly Restaurants & Breweries” March 2017


20 Must-Try Romantic Restaurants in Tampa, Florida” November 2015





“Best Brunch In Florida” April 2015

Tampa Bay Moms Blog

 “6 Restaurants in South Tampa to Take Kids AND Feel Like a Grown Up” November 2015

Follow Me Away Blog

 “5 Things To Love About Datz” July 2016


“15 Tampa Restaurants That Will Blow The Taste Buds Out Of Your Mouth” September 2015

“21 Things You Need To Know Before Moving To Tampa” May  2014


“Top 10 Brunch Restaurants In Tampa, Ranked″ December 2015

“20 Dog Friendly Restaurants In Tampa You Can Dine With Your K-9″ December 2015

Only In Your State

“These 10 Restaurants Serve The Best Bloody Mary In Florida” January 2017


“Best of Yelp 2014″ January 2015


“TAMPA FORUM” September 2015


“Best Breakfast Restaurants in Tampa” February 2017

“Where to Find the Best Burgers in Tampa Bay” September 2016

“Kelly Kapowski Puts the Bae in Tampa Bay’s Margarita Wars” August 2016

“Best Bloody Mary Bars Found in Tampa | Top 50″ April 2016

“Holiday Drinks | Recipes, Tampa Bars Serving Them, and More” December 2015

“Best Rainy Day Drinking Bars in Tampa” November 2015

“Best Rainy Day Drinking Bars in Tampa” September 2015

“The Dog Days of Tampa Summer: Chaos Ice Cream at Datz Dough” July 2015

Creative Loafing

“Tampa bartender moves on as finalist in Star of the Bar showdown” 2017

“Datz, Big Ray’s Fish Camp are headed for Tampa Convention Center” February 2017

“The Cocktail Issue: Bartenders’ Roundtable” January 2017

“Tampa’s Refinery, Fodder & Shine get a Halloween tribute from Datz, Dough” November 2015

“Tampa writer, L.A. transplant brings national exposure to Datz” November 2015

“Meet the Chefs: Eight Tampa chefs gather to talk turkey about the restaurant biz” June 2015

“Margarita Wars” December 2014

“Booze-less Brews” July 2014

“Tampa’s top 10 sandwiches of 2011″ December 29, 2011

“Craft Beer and Great Food Under One Roof? Datz what I’m Talking About!” August 10, 2010

Tampa Bay Business Journal

“Tampa Convention Center shows how it plans to spice up food offerings with local restaurants (Renderings)” January 2017

“TBBJ Staffers Pick Restaurants for Hypothetical ‘Farewell’ Meals” June 2015

“Restaurant Roundtable” June 2014

“Barbecue to bologna, restaurateurs share all-time best food experiences” June 2014

“High Stakes Presentations for TIA Concession Bids” March 2015

“TopChef Hits Tampa for Champions for Children” April 2014


“Enjoy sips and sun at Clearwater Beach Uncorked” January 2015


“Datz some good food” December 2014


“Florida for grownups” December 2014

American Airlines In-Flight Magazine

“A Weekend In: Tampa” October 2014

Fox 13 WTVT

“Amazon debuts one-hour food delivery in Tampa today” October 2016

“Datz on Morning Blend” August 2014


“Tasting in the city visits Datz” June 2014

Visit Tampa Bay

“6 Best Pokemon Go Gyms in Tampa” July 2016

83 Degrees Media

“Coffee Connections: Breakfast with Tampa Entrepreneurs” February 2014

The Tampa Tribune

“Savory Names are Recipes for Restaurant Success” February 2014

The List

“Around Tampa Bay: Making Oprah’s List, Invasion of the Ants, and Eat Dessert First” November 6, 2013

“Bacon is the BFF of the Food World” October 2, 2013

Campaigns & Elections

“The Political Consultants Guide to Tampa” August 26, 2012

Travel Channel

“Food Paradise: Stuffed Meatloaf at Datz”

Delta Sky Magazine

“Datz da stuff”

The Odyssey Online

“7 Places In The Tampa Bay Area To Expand Your Foodie Experience” August 2016

30 Day Adventures

“Tampa Bay Restaurant Guide; Where To Eat From Coffee To Cocktails” February 2017