The chocolate cake display at Portillo's. (All photos by David Warner)

Friday Food Fight: Chocolate cake at Wright’s and Portillo’s

Who will take the cake? Who will get iced? A chocolate cake taste-off between two famed purveyors.

Fajitas from Miguel's in Tampa.

Friday Food Fight: Tampa Bay vs. Santa Fe, N.M. — A Fajitas Face-Off

Can a Tampa Bay restaurant compete with one from a mecca of Tex/Mex cuisine?

Slices of pumpkin pie from Winn-Dixie (left) and Publix.

Friday Food Fight: Pumpkin Pie — Supermarkets Square Off

As Thanksgiving approaches, our competition features two grab-and-go pumpkin pies.

A BBQ Brisket sandwich from Dr. BBQ in St. Pete.

Friday Food Fight (Tampa Bay vs. ATL): Battle of the BBQ Briskets

Two highly regarded BBQ restaurants take vastly different approaches to the brisket sandwich. Which fares better?

A savory and a sweet crepe from Flip.

Friday Food Fight: A Colossal Crêpe Contest

Two restaurants that specialize in the French staple go head to head.

The Bánh mì at Thuy Cafe.

Friday Food Fight: Bánh mì, Vietnam’s National Sandwich, Enters the Arena

Two small restaurants, Vietnamese-owned, square off.

A tender from Nash's Hot Chicken.

Friday Food Fight: Which Nashville Hot Chicken Joint Will Rule the Roost?

Two local restaurants that specialize in the trendy dish eye the prize.

A Reuben with a side of NY potato salad at The Nosh Pit.

Friday Food Fight: Reuben vs. Reuben

Two delicatessens — one upscale, the other not so much — square off.

Chicken pot pie from Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen (left) and Metro Diner.

Friday Food Fight (Hurricane Edition): Chicken Pot Pie

Comparing the ultimate comfort food at two popular chains as the storm approaches.   Neither rain nor heat nor wrath of hurricane stays this scribe from the swift delivery of […]

The 16-ounce pork chop at Bascom's

Friday Food Fight: Pork-Choppin’ It Up — Bascom’s vs. Charley’s

How will two heritage steakhouses fare against each other?