Da'Shrine: An African Caribbean Restaurant

  T he building has been sitting for a while. Lets explore what finally took over.  Da'Shrine, 2023 L et me start this one off by stating that I am in no means an expert on Africa, their cuisine, or their culture. Da'Shrine claims to be a mixture of African and Caribbean cuisine. They are sporting a restaurant with a rooftop bar. If you had been to The Refinery prior to coming here, you'll know how the rooftop bar was set up. Unfortunately, the bar wasn't open when we went due to some maintenance that needed to be done before they could open. They did manage to use the space well, though, given how small the building actually is. They also have music playing from the TV, which is fine, but you can't hear the bartender over the bass. But that's not why you're here. Old Fashioned, 2023 T he bar is a square bar sitting against the back wall when you walk in. They have a decent selection with six beer taps as well. The bartender was telling us about some unique

Sponsored Post: Florida Extravaganza! Next Weekend

The Florida Extravaganza had hit me up and asked that we help promote this event. I have been to it in the past and it is a really cool event. Full disclosure: I did get free tickets to promote the event. Truth be told, I would've paid to go even if I didn't. Come out and check it out. Come find us on Saturday and say what's up! Details below. 

Florida Collector Extravaganza is Back in Tampa for 2022 with new vendors, new inventory!




Saturday April 9th: 9-4pm

Sunday April 10th: 9am-3pm

KIDS under 12 are still FREE

+ Free Hot Wheels


Saturday: $15 (all day)

Sunday: $10 (all day)

Weekend Pass: $20

Parking: There is a cost for parking at the Fairgrounds 🙁 ($8 per day)

Some of the TOYS We will have:

All toy lines covered from vintage to modern. Hot Wheels, GI-JOE, Godzilla, Star Wars, Transformers, Ghostbusters, Mego, Wrestling Action Figures, Funko Pop figures, Nightmare Before Christmas, Horror & Monster Figures, and tons more!

Plus! we will have Girl marketed toys like My Little Pony, Fisher Price, Barbie, and Strawberry Shortcake these are all here too.

Hot Wheels, Diecast & Slot Cars!

We will have tons of Hot Wheels, Matchbox including vintage redlines, modern cars, slot car tracks (new and vintage), plus a full selection of cars both packaged and loose from Tyco, AFX, Aurora, and others.

Retro Gaming:

You can expect to see vendors with vintage and modern Atari, Nintendo, Sony Playstation, Sega Genesis and more. We have a great mix of vendors bringing retro games.

Comics & Artists:

We have several comic specific vendors that we have added to the show... plus we will have comic artists on-site doing live art and showing off their unique talents.

Tons & Tons of stuff... over 40,000 sq feet of awesome items. 150+ tables