Top Ten Restaurants in Tampa Bay, Florida

Top Ten Restaurants in Tampa Bay, Florida by Jane Gosford, Demand Media USA TODAY TRAVEL 6/20/2011 The city of Tampa lies along Tampa Bay, amidst Florida’s west coast and less than 25 miles from St. Petersburg. Tampa features more than 330,000 residents, with close to 20 percent deriving from Latino origin. As a result, the city Read More

Is employee longevity Bella’s key to success?

Some individuals working under co-owners Bill Shumate and Joanie Corneil have logged in more than two decades of employment and are still happy to return to work. Why do they stick around? Tampa, Fla. – The restaurant industry is reputed to have a high turnover rate, so when word got around that one Southern eatery has Read More

SoHo After Dark

The sun sets on South Tampa, the late night menu at Bella’s Italian Café awakes Tampa, Fla. – Just as many South Tampa restaurants close their kitchen doors every night, Bella’s Italian Café flings them open, inviting its guests to wine and dine well into the late hours.  In the trendy SoHo district of South Tampa, Read More

2006 SoHo Good!

Bella’s Italian Café a South Tampa landmark Tampa, Fla. – Twenty years, but who’s counting! Bella’s Italian Café has been a favorite south Tampa gathering place since 1986 because of the forward thinking of two south Tampa pioneers, Bill Shumate and Joanie Corneil. Located at 1413 S. Howard Avenue in trendy South Tampa, Bella’s is ideally situated in Read More