Richard Gonzmart grew up in a family already deeply invested in Ybor City. 

He tells their generational tale of growing the Columbia Restaurant from a small café to the world-famous restaurant synonymous with Tampa’s Latin roots.

This program was made possible with support from the Tampa Bay History Museum and the Osher LIfelong Learning Institue at USF.


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ccculturebuildsfloridaClosed captioning for this program has been made possible by support from
the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs
and the Florida Council on Arts & Culture.