Burg Bits: Kahwa & Fabrica Open New Stores, Bowled Restaurant Expanding

Kahwa West drive-thru now open

With the opening of the newest Kahwa drive-thru location, Kahwa has made like the original pioneers and finally settled further west. Repurposing a vintage, “T-shaped” Florida farm store, the new Kahwa West St. Pete might even be their most unique outpost yet.

Photo via Kahwa

Kahwa is bringing good coffee closer to home for another part of St. Pete.

Address: 5820 9th Avenue N, St. Petersburg 33710

Fabrica grand opening 

Neapolitan pizzeria, Fabrica Pizza, has opened its second location in downtown St. Petersburg, located at The Hermitage Apartment Homes.

Fabrica specializes in Neapolitan pizza, a type of pizza that originated in Naples, Italy. These are prepared with simple and fresh ingredients. These pizzas are then cooked at incredibly high temperatures for no more than 90 seconds.

Photo via Fabrica

The restaurant will celebrate its grand opening with a special event on Wednesday, December 13, from 3pm – 10pm

A dough-cutting ceremony will take place from 3pm-4pm with Mayor Kriseman and Fabrica Owners Jonathan and Estefania Perez. During this hour guests can partake in pizza tastings and bottomless Prosecco. Following the ceremony, attendees will enjoy live music, $5 Margherita pizzas, and happy hour specials until the restaurant closes.

Address: 101 7th Street South

Bowled Restaurant unveils renderings of new restaurant

Bowled Restaurant is one of the Burg’s hidden gems. Tucked away inside Bob Lee’s service station, the restaurant has become popular for its hearty dishes and cheeky signage. Bowled looks to expand its shop to a new location on 4th Street. Follow them on Facebook for updates.

Address: 1221 4th Street 


Renderings via Bowled Restaurant



Written by Brian Bailey

Brian Bailey is the founder and editor of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. In addition to regular contributions to each blog, he's been featured as a commentator to Bay New 9, The Tampa Tribune, The Tampa Bay Times, The Tampa Bay Business Journal and The Business Observer as well as national outlets including The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal. Bailey also serves as the CEO of RKC.me, a Tampa Bay-based digital agency.