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Where to find Creole and Cajun products in the Tampa Bay area...
Here is a list of some hard-to-find Creole and Cajun favorites and where to find them in the Tampa Bay Region (including Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas).  If you have something to add or have found an item you'd like me to list, send me a quick email and let me know (kevinlacassin-at-gmail-dot-com).  If you are seeking an item, let me know and I will list it here to get some input from our readers.
Updated 4/30/09
Abita Beer
Abita has really gained popularity in the Tampa Bay market.  Check out the beer finder at Abita.com to find availability.
Aidell's Brand; Publix (various locations) 
French Market Coffee and Chicory; Publix
Creole and Cajun Food (Restaurant or Take Out)
NOLA Café; 301 W. Platt St. #C, Tampa, FL 33606  
Cajun Café on the Bayou; 8101 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, FL 33781 
Creole and Cajun Food Products (Mail Order)
CajunGrocer.com - I've ordered a couple of things from here and have been pleasantly surprised.  The Turducken is great! 
Ham Hocks (for your Red Beans and Rice)
Publix (various locations)
Prudhomme's Magic Seasoning Blends
Publix (most locations)
Saints Football
Ok, so it's not a food item, but the Saints game will always be on at Rock N Sports bar in Centro Ybor, smack dab in the middle of the city.  The drinks are cheap, the food is really good and it's on the second floor, so there is a nice balcony overlooking the street.
Emeril's Louisiana Shrimp - These are IQF shrimp from Louisiana and packaged by Emeril.  I've had them and they were fantastic.  They're a bit more expensive than buying them from the shrimp lot in Westwego, but I can't complain.; Publix (in the freezer section near the seafood counter).
Zapp's Chips
Publix (various locations)
Zatarain's Instant Rice Dish Mixes (Jambalaya, Red Beans, etc.)

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