Orlando Food Critic Blog

Boca Sarasota – Stir Fry Rice & Duck Egg Staff Meal of The Day.

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Boca Sarasota – Stir Fry Rice & Duck Egg  Staff Meal of The Day. We have been fans and regular customers of Boca in Winter Park ever since it opened a couple of years ago, and in particular their amazing special staff meal offers. So, when we found ourselves in Sarasota a couple of weeks ago, we dropped by Boca Sarasota …

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Wine and Dine with Veronica Cousino at Mesa 21

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Wine and Dine with Veronica Cousino at Mesa 21 Save the date, because on October 18 th 2017, Mesa 21 and Veronica Cousino, will be hosting an amazing Dinner and Wine evening!!  Veronica Cousino is the 7th generation owner of the top winery in Chile today and is partnering with Mesa 21, a Diners Choice Award winner 2017 and the …

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Tin Roof Orlando Launches Oktoberfest Celebration.

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Tin Roof Orlando Launches Oktoberfest Celebration. It seems a long time ago that we travelled to Munich to attend the Oktoberfest Beer Festival. For the uninitiated, Oktoberfest is rooted in German history. It began as a wedding celebration, but has now become a popular way to highlight German food, music and of course BEER! We have fond memories of gigantic ‘Steins” …

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WE’RE BACK!

Irish Bangers

WE’RE BACK! After a week of no Power, no Cable or Internet and very poor cell phone coverage, we are now back online. Our thoughts go out to those of you still struggling with power outages, flooding, property damage and clear up, so we decided to post this picture of Irish Banger Sausages, one of our favorite comfort foods and …

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Quick Trip to George’s Gourmet Cookies

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Quick Trip to George’s Gourmet Cookies Instead of using up our Hurricane Food supplies we thought we would just grab a sandwich at our go to local favorite, Georges Gourmet Cookies. But we should have known better, as George makes such delicious salads, sandwiches, cookies, soups and more that they are almost impossible to resist. We started off by ordering …

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Jade Sushi and New Asian College Park Orlando

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Jade Sushi and New Asian Had a great night and some truly amazing food at Jade Sushi and New Asian in College Park before turning our attention to hurricane Irma for the next few days. We experienced outstanding food combined with excellent service. We will be posting a full review after Irma has passed. Stay safe Orlando.  

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Simple Tomato Sauce.

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Simple Tomato Sauce. We love pasta, but over the years seemed to be more conscious of the amount of acidity in many store bought canned tomatoes, much to the detriment of the pasta dishes we made. The acidification of food has long been used as a means to preserve it but can make the resulting sauce harsh and bitter. The …

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Wine Slushies at Disney Springs.

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Wine Slushies at Disney Springs. As if you needed another reason to visit Disney Springs, Amorette’s Patisserie have added “Wine Slushies” to their Adult only beverage selection to join Champagne, Sparkling Wines and Bellini’s. The press coverage has gone wild as initial reporting mentioned availability in Disney Parks rather than Disney Springs. Images of guests sipping their slushies whilst waiting …

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Sus Hi Eatstation

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Sus Hi Eatstation Sushi was originally sold as street food in Japan starting around the 8th century, but it took until the early 1950’s for it to reach the shores of the U.S.A. but by circa 1980 it was full on Sushi mania. True and authentic Sushi restaurants undoubtedly serve heathy and nutritious creations, with skilled sushi chefs, demonstrating their …

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