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New Sacred Pepper brings bold flair to North Tampa
Given the proliferation of chain restaurants in North Tampa, Candy DeBartolo was eager to launch a bold dining destination.
Opening Tuesday, DeBartolo Holdings' new restaurant, Sacred Pepper, is set to offer contemporary American cuisine with a bit of Mediterranean influence. The eatery, whose tagline is “Food. Flavors. People. Style,” is located at 15405 N. Dale Mabry Highway, where Grille One Sixteen previously operated.
Candy DeBartolo brings a family approach to Sacred Pepper, her new Carrollwood restaurant
The recipe for homemade marinara sauce isn't a secret here.
Instead, it's written out in beautiful, cursive handwriting, scrolled across the lofty mirrored wall in the dining room.
The recipe and the handwriting come from Candy DeBartolo, owner of Carrollwood's newest restaurant. For her, the family recipe symbolizes sharing good times with friends and family, and using her own handwriting on the reflective wall is just one way she adds a personal touch