Summer in a Bottle Rose

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  Summer in a Bottle Rose We know Summer is officially almost over but hey, we live in Florida so never far away from the sunshine, so when we visited the Winebow Experience in Orlando last week and saw this bottle we just had to give it a try and were not disappointed. After 5 years, the Wölffer’s Estate decided …

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Paddlefish Beer Dinner – Disney Springs

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Paddlefish Beer Dinner – Disney Springs Great businesses support great causes and Paddlefish, the amazing and iconic Levy restaurant at the heart of Disney Springs is no exception. In aid of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida they hosted a Beer Fundraising Dinner that took place on the top deck of Paddlefish earlier this week. Supported by the Big …

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Armature Works Tampa.

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Armature Works Tampa We dropped by the amazing Armature Works in Tampa over the weekend to get our dumpling fix from Zukku, one of the many locations in the multi-tenant Heights Public Market. Never claim to be a dumpling aficionado but these Pork Dumplings  sauteed in egg and sweet sauce are the best we have ever tasted and made even …

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Wine of the Month – with WINEBOW.

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Wine of the Month – with WINEBOW We continue with our series of wines of the month from the outstanding wine importer and distributor Winebow. Each month we bring you some amazing wines that may have escaped your attention or are new to market. The wines are selected by one of the Winebow dedicated specialists, Tony Azzollini. This month we …

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Chef Spotlight – FABRIZIO SCHENARDI – Four Seasons Resort Orlando.

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Chef Spotlight –  FABRIZIO SCHENARDI – Four Seasons Resort Orlando. In a rare break from his hectic day Fabrizio Schenardi, the Executive Chef at the AAA Five Diamond Award Four Seasons Resort Orlando, very kindly took time to sit down and talk with us this week. The first thing you notice about Fabrizio is his calm and gentle manner not …

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Cheesecake Factory Passes the “Smile “ Test.

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Cheesecake Factory Passes the “Smile “ Test. We have dined at The Cheesecake Factory hundreds of times and obviously not posted details of every visit, instead only sharing when new and interesting menu items become available or any extra special offers take place. On those regular visits we have a bunch of go to favorites that do not require reference …

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Friday Night at Frontera Cocina Mexicana by Rick Bayless Disney Springs.

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  Friday Night at Frontera Cocina Mexicana by Rick Bayless   Disney Springs. Disney Springs on a Friday night is vibrant, entertaining and diverse, over the past few years Disney has been adding quality food operations and dining options from the amazing seafood and steaks at The Boathouse and STK to Morimoto Pan-Asian fare, a touch of the Irish at Raglan …

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Hinckley’s Fancy Meats – East End Market Orlando.

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Hinckley’s Fancy Meats – East End Market Orlando. Black Pudding is in our opinion one of life’s little delicacies, but difficult to find in certain parts of the world. While we lived in Dublin, Southern Ireland, Black or White pudding was a staple part of our diet especially when it shared the plate with a “Full Irish Breakfast” and washed …

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One Night Only at Terralina Crafted Italian with Chef Tony Mantuano.

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One Night Only at Terralina Crafted Italian with Chef Tony Mantuano. For one night only, James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano will host an exclusive, four-course wine dinner at Terralina Crafted Italian in Disney Springs. On Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m., Mantuano and Executive Chef Justin Plank, will take guests on a culinary journey of Tuscany—featuring Antipasti towers, fresh-made Pici pasta, …

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Restaurant Rescue

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Restaurant Rescue. It seems like every day there is news that another Restaurant or Bar has closed its doors for the last time. The devastation this causes to the brave owners and investors is immense but does not seem to deter the enthusiasm of another entrepreneur to take its place. The Restaurant and Bar business is not an easy one …

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