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Café Con Leche: Tampa History in a Cup

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Whether coffee runs through your veins or you can't stand the stuff, you'll be fascinated by the role a simple cup o' joe played during the heyday of Tampa's cigar industry.

In a conversation for WUSF's food podcast, The Zest, Rodney Kite Powell of the Tampa Bay History Center breaks down our region's love affair with java.  

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Robin Sussingham was Senior Editor at WUSF until September 2020.