A visit to St. Petersburg, Florida is not complete without trying at least one grouper sandwich. The only challenge is figuring out where to go since seemingly every restaurant in town sells them. Let me make it easy for you; go to Mid Peninsula Seafood Market & Restaurant.
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Every Saturday from October through May in St. Petersburg, Florida, a wide range of vendors gather at the Saturday Morning Market. Among the farmers, artists and cooks is Chris Schnuck who's been manning a portable wood-burning oven at public events all over Florida's Gulf Coast for the last two and a half years.
Photograph from Gavin Anderson on Flickr Popping up at convenience stores across the country, this $2-per play claw game doesn't catch goofy stuffed animals, but live lobsters. Maneuver the grabber contraption, just like proto versions with inanimate prizes, and attempt lobster wrangling. Love Maine Lobsters Co., the producers of this $15,950 machine, insist that claws are gentle, slow-moving and harmless for the crustaceans, but anybody who's seen Toy Story knows the lime green aliens didn't want to be scooped up. Lobsters likely feel the same way. Crabby Bill's in St. Petersburg, Florida and Dick's Last Resort in San Diego both have one, as do other restaurants and convenience stores sprinkled across the country. Find one quick before the same animal...