Restaurant Reviews

Have a Good Day Thai has new chef

Have a Good Day Thai has been open for a several months, providing authentic Thai food to Spring Hill and even travelers commuting to and from Tampa.

In hiring a chef, Mr. and Mrs. Nontavatit, owners of the fast casual restaurant felt that they needed to bring in a chef directly from Thailand, to prepare truly authentic Thai cuisine.

The process to get Chef Patinya Areerom to the U.S. was lengthy, but Mr. Areerom brings with him a solid background in Thai culinary arts.

Taj Indian Cuisine

For an excellent authentic Indian meal in Hernando County, look no further than the Taj on Cortez Blvd. Their menu is extensive and the prices reflect the quality of food you are served. Taj is related to the Taj Indian Cuisine restaurant in Tampa.

Taj Indian Cuisine is located in the Western Way plaza near Beacon Theatres. It has been there for several years. The restaurant has a large interior and can handle a pretty large party.

Brooksville Restaurant Brings Flavor of the Caribbean

Photography by Julie B. Maglio

Tamara and Jim Ferguson opened their restaurant in January of 2016 off of 41 in Brooksville. The sunny, brightly colored exterior caught my eye and I decided to give the place a try. Tamara, the cook, is originally from Jamaica. She begins preparing her family recipes early each morning, so there is time for the ingredients and flavors to simmer and meld together before their lunchtime crowd.

Copacabana: Visit the Caribbean without leaving Spring Hill

Photography by Rocco Maglio

Copacabana is in the Mariner Crossing Shopping Center on the corner of Northcliffe Boulevard and Mariner Boulevard. It has been serving the area for eight years. It serves Cuban, Puerto Rican & Dominican Dishes. It is a great value with large portions and reasonable prices.

BarbieCue: "Sexiest BBQ in Florida!"

The BarbieCue food truck has a slogan stating that it serves the "sexist BBQ in Florida!" All I can say about that is the young man who served me did not happen to look like the woman on their truck. You can find the food truck at Marker 48 on Wednesday through Saturday from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. They also state that everything is fresh, never frozen, and homemade including all their rubs and sauces.

BarbieCue offers a number of meats and sides. The meats they offer are smoked ribs, pork, chicken, and brisket. They also have a variety of sides.

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