LocalShops1's Faces of Local spotlights the cool people and businesses that make Tampa Bay such an awesome place. The series was produced by Cherlene Willis for LocalShops1.
Meet Jill Johnson and Scott Linde, owners of Mangia Gourmet in Gulfport. The restaurant features fresh, healthy, homemade and delicious dishes, including vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Beautiful courtyard spotlights a variety of local artists, including gospel, reggae, pop and more!
"I believe in keeping the community together and supporting each other locally," says Jill, explaining why they choose to use local ingredients whenever possible.
2930 Beach Blvd., Gulfport
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