Feed Your Weekend Appetite (And More) at the Epicurean November 18 through 20

BikesAre you ready to Awaken Appetites Unknown this weekend at one of Condé Nast Traveler’s Top Hotel in Florida? We have many events you’ll fall for at the Epicurean Hotel this week, weekend and beyond!

Up for a cruise around town? Wheel on over to Hyde Park Village by bike and get all your holiday shopping done.
That’s right, thanks to Hyde Park Village, we’ve expanded our fleet of custom cruisers to include ultra-cool Electra bikes! Check out the SoHo neighborhood map here and cruise through all your holiday shopping. And don’t forget about the Enchanted Tree Lighting, happening this Saturday November 19, from 5-9 pm in Hyde Park Village.

VooDoo Krewe: Foodies Unite II
Saturday, November 19 (7-9 pm)
This foodie event is guaranteed to take your taste buds for an adventure. Not one, not two, but three local chefs will use the flavorful VooDoo spices and seasonings to create a special dish and carefully paired cocktail. Learn from First Watch Chef Shane Schaibly, East Lake Woodlands Country Club Chef Tim Kielich and the VooDoo Chef himself, Chef Erik Youngs. Tickets will go fast! Tickets are $85 per person and can be purchased here.

Yoga with a Twist
Sunday, November 20 (10-11 am)
Epicurean Hotel’s Ballroom
The monthly yoga class where space is limited and alcohol is not. Take a class and enjoy a glass every last Sunday of the month with your yogi friends and Megan Blizard of Kodawari Studios for an unforgettable yoga class. Cost is $20 (for the class and the drink ticket) or $15 for the class only. Insider’s Tip: Book your mat space early here to guarantee a spot!

New Hours at EDGE
You’ll fall in love with rooftop views on EDGE, which is now open 7 days a week. Enjoy the cooler evening air all weekend long at Epicurean Hotel’s rooftop bar and social drinkery that’s unlike any other in Tampa. Kick back, relax and sip on uniquely hand-crafted cocktails and artisanal spirits on the edge of your expectations.

Friendly man pouring a drinkHappy Hour: Every day from 3–7 pm: Élevage Bar
Stop in at the Élevage Bar, say hi to Roger, and enjoy four of the happiest hours in SoHo any day of the week! Featuring $3 beers, $5 cocktails, $5 wines by the glass, and $5 appetizers. We keep the experience fresh and exciting by weekly curating the menu and selections at Chef Chad Johnson’s culinary discretion. Just remember: though the menu may change, but the prices will stay the same. Isn’t it time you elevated your Happy Hour expectations?

Spa Evangeline: November’s Harvest of Tranquility Special
We’re midway through November, and the crisp Florida fall we’ve all been waiting for is in the air! Take a moment from planning your perfect turkey-dinner accompaniments and baste away any pre-holiday stress with this month’s Spa Evangeline specials! Choose two of the following three autumnal indulgences to take advantage of our package pricing: the Quinsyberry Swedish Massage, which uses a vitamin-C enriched botanical oil that leaves your skin with soft, fragrant notes of blackcurrant, apple blossom and pear; our Tres Leches Hydration Facial that encourages healthy skin production and supplies a soothing drink for your skin; or a Muddy Pumpkin Pedicure complete with a pumpkin puree mud mask for your feet.

Save the date! Friday, Nov. 25, Spa Evangeline will have a Black Friday deal. Enjoy 25% off retail items and a special “Buy one, get one 50% off 60-minute of higher services” deal. Find the specials, pricing and other details here.

Max Kauffman: CASS Contemporary Art Space & Studio
Ongoing daily in the Epicurean Library Lounge

Our fourth featured artist, Max Kauffman, brings his eclectic art to the Epicurean Hotel’s Library Lounge gallery. His show titled “When The Current Dictates” is inspired by anthropology, architecture and the magic of nature — evoking the everyday struggles of humanity. Interested in viewing or purchasing any of his work outside our gallery? Visit http://www.kauffmanartistry.com./

More upcoming events you won’t want to miss …

Epicurean Thanksgiving Dinner
Thursday, November 24, (11 am-10 pm)
Two-time James Beard Foundation Best Chef South semi-finalist, Chad Johnson, has crafted a bountiful menu with apropos sides and desserts to properly elevate your holiday experience. And, yes it also caters to kids 12 and under too! Rethink the massive preparation, endless hours of clean-up, the enormous anxiety associated with “the feast” and leave it all up to our team. $45 per person (ask for seconds—we consider it a compliment!) and $15 for Petit Epicureans (12 & under). Reservations are highly recommended! Reserve your spot on Open Table or call 813-999-8726.

Thanksgrillin’
Tuesday, November 29, (7 pm-9pm)
Doug from Just Grillin is doing Thanksgiving in his own way; on the grill of course! Join us as we show you some new ways to do America’s favorite holiday with a menu packed with Smoked Turkey, Cornbread on the Grill, and Grilled Dessert. Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased here on the website