Comfort food enthusiasts, rejoice — Maple Street Biscuit Co. has their sights set on Downtown St. Pete. The popular biscuit joint plans to open around year’s end at 662 Central Avenue, currently home to The Local 662.
Earlier this week, a majority of the 600 block’s south side was acquired by Tricera Capital from Miami. The new owners plan to make significant streetscape improvements to the building. However, despite the promised upgrades, rising rents have some residents concerned that smaller businesses may be forced to move to other parts of town. Consequently, neighborhoods such as the Grand Central District and the Fringe District (located on 9th St) have recently exploded in popularity due to their affordability.
Maple Street is most known for their signature biscuit sandwiches, offering ten unique creations on their menu. The most popular is The Squawking Goat, a flaky buttery biscuit sandwich with an all-natural fried chicken breast, a fried goat cheese medallion, and house-made pepper jelly.Read More