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Anything new in N. Pinellas Co?

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sstinso01 Jul 19, 2012 01:00 PM

We're looking for some new places to go. Our faves right now are Casa Ludovico, Casa Tina's. There's a new place, Ugie's, that opened, but it is super casual. Anything we're missing out on?

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    Little T. RE: sstinso01 Aug 5, 2012 05:54 PM

    Pico Rojo Rotisserie? I believe it is new and is getting rave reviews . . . Just a chicken place, tho.

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      RibDog RE: Little T. Aug 14, 2012 08:29 AM

      I tried this last Friday and liked it. I had the half chicken and two sides. I thought the price was a little high at $10.99. And that was for a true half chicken. You can get an all dark, mixed or all white half chicken with a different price on each. the price was the only slight downside I had with the place. I'll be back but probably to get the all dark half.

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        Robert R RE: RibDog Aug 14, 2012 06:20 PM

        I really like this place. The chicken is very moist and well flavored. I love their fried yucca. They also have two nice housemade dipping sauces, a garlic aioli and a green hot pepper sauce.

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          Little T. RE: RibDog Aug 18, 2012 12:30 PM

          Agreed on the price. Ya, I shoulda' got the half dark for 2 bucks more...

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        Little T. RE: sstinso01 Aug 13, 2012 06:12 PM

        Do yourself a favor and get to Blue Dog Po-Boys in Clearwater.

        I stopped in today w/ a co-worker. Ordered the 1/2 shrimp and 1/2 oyster po-boy. Hands down, best po-boy i've had. Perfectly fried, fresh shrimp and oysters. Fresh bread, fresh tomato and mixed greens. The "WHO DAT" sauce is finger licking good.

        My co-worker had the fried aligator po-boy. Had a taste and honestly, best gator I've ever eaten. Perfectly fried.

        http://bluedogpoboys.webs.com/

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          RibDog RE: Little T. Aug 14, 2012 08:29 AM

          This is on my list of places to try. It is not far from my office.

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            RibDog RE: Little T. Aug 24, 2012 10:38 AM

            Thanks Little T! Blue Dogs was great!

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            sstinso01 RE: sstinso01 Aug 24, 2012 09:03 AM

            Thanks for the suggestions. I love Pico Rojo, but their prices have increased exponentially in the past few years. I have the original take out menu and several variations after as well. The food is really tasty (I love their lime dressing) but their prices are approaching something I wouldn't pay for casual dining.

            I'll have to check out the Po Boys place. Sounds interesting. Thanks for the tips!

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