There just is not many places in Tampa with the history The Columbia has and that will always keep me intrigued and supportive of this family business. Today's delicious version is made with solerno blood orange liqueur, st. Sauvignon blanc fresh lemon zest, honeysuckle and white peach flavors stay nicely focused through the finish. The original key lime pie recipe was thought to have been created in key west, the birthplace of our grandmother and great grandmother, carmen piloto hernandez in the late 19th century. Plenty of parking which is great in Ybor City. Our recipe was found in the archives of carmen hernandez, wife of casimiro jr. Breaded with cuban bread crumbs and grilled.
All of the menu items will be made in-house for freshness and quality control. Rusty, 2004 vintage, is a cuvee that is rated 92 points by both the wine advocate and wine spectator. Since the columbia opened its doors, people have enjoyed this flavorful and refreshing beverage made by the pitcher tableside with don casimiro classic silver rum, hierbabuena mint and fresh lime juice. Make sure to check out the flemanco dances in the evening. Posted by eventective Planning a party can be a very stressful task and many people don't know where to start. Our family recipe is made with ground choice veal and beef blended with our secret columbia seasoning, simmered in a mild catalan tomato sauce. This incredibly delicious recipe was created many years ago by our grandfather and great grandfather, casimiro hernandez, jr.
Served tableside with strawberry sauce and flambéed. On a trip to argentina to visit the wine rich area of mendoza, rg visited friend josé manuel ortega, owner of the world-class winery, o. You can once again enjoy these classic and unique columbia preparations of this delicious mild fish. Chopped salad of lettuce, tomato, hearts of palm, artichoke hearts, celery, hard-boiled egg and dressed with a cabrales cheese garlic vinaigrette dressing. Today we are using the ori i g nal 1915 recipe of casimiro hernandez sr.
From groups of 10-400, we offer private dining areas to host your banquet, business lunch, rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, party or group event. . Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Instead of serving the dif erent ingredients separately he combined them all together creating an original version of garbanzo beans, ham, chorizo and potato cooked in a hearty chicken and ham stock seasoned with saf ron, garlic and onions. When the family moved to ybor city, they brought a prized key lime tree to plant at their home, beginning a tradition of enjoying fresh key lime pie at family gatherings. A combination of bone-in chicken sautéed with extra virgin olive oil and green peppers, spanish onions, tomato, garlic, herbs and baked in a casserole with valencia rice. A family favorite for generations, finely ground choice lean beef, braised with onions, green peppers, olives, raisins and capers.
Founded in 1905 by Cuban immigrant Casimiro Hernandez Sr. I had the Pompano which was cooked perfect and a huge portion. We offer you Full Service or Drop off availability to the location of your choice! Served with yellow rice garnished with fried eggplant and shrimp supreme. Only 600 bottles produced and imported. Together they can form an entire meal, ranging from simple items such as olives or croquettes to more elaborate preparations like mussels in a spicy sauce.
Call to learn how we can meet your meeting or event needs. Frijoles negro prepared with casimiro sr's over 100 year old recipe, the same one he used in his homeland of cuba and his cafe known as the columbia in 1905, a sofrito of spanish extra virgin olive oil, onions, green peppers, oregano, garlic simmered for hours creating this rich 100% vegetarian soup, served over a bed of white rice and topped with diced onions. Choice of: boneless chicken, steak tips or gulf of mexico shrimp. Tapas usually accompany a glass of sherry or other aperitifs. The red grouper population has been rebuilt and is healthy. Learn simple and elaborate dishes made famous by the columbia. Today we are using the original 1915 recipe of casimiro hernandez sr.
Our version is made with white chocolate, la segunda central bakery cuban bread, sunny florida dairy milk and florida eggs, topped with a rich don casimiro classic silver rum sauce. Muddled fresh mint in a pewter mint julep cup, filled with cracked ice, casimiro's secret mint simple syrup and chacho bourbon. The city of tampa was like the sandwich, a mixture of cultures and food. Our grandmother and great grandmother, carmen hernandez, helped the columbia gain national fame with her great recipes especially her flan, spanish caramel egg custard, prepared the old-fashioned way, using only the best natural ingredients. Pros: Delicious Cuban bread, awesome sangria, excellent service, good parking Cons: Flamenco Show has strayed from traditional Spanish roots This is a well known restaurant and attracts a lot of tourists since it is one of the oldest Cuban restaurants in the United States.
We offer 15 distinctive dining rooms filled with hand-painted Spanish tiles, beautiful antiques, rich, warm colors and a classic elegance to enhance any gathering. The man who ended up being our server, was a swearing so bad that he wiped his brow with his arm each time he came around. The Columbia in Tampa's Historic Ybor City is the perfect venue for your special event. A columbia original and favorite. He also enjoyed mint juleps so much that in the back lot of the columbia in ybor city, he would grow fresh mint to serve the most refreshing summer cocktail in tampa.