Orlando Food Critic Blog

The Boathouse – Firecracker Shrimp.

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The Boathouse –  Firecracker Shrimp. We got the “Munchies” while strolling around Disney Springs at the weekend and with so many options available (and more to come) we sought shelter from the heat in the welcoming air-conditioned sanctuary that is one of our favorites, The Boathouse.  This restaurant was one of the first additions to the new Disney Springs complex …

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Sausage Shack Winter Park

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Sausage Shack Winter Park Calling all locals! Please make sure you check out the Sausage Shack in Hannibal Square, Winter Park. Not only do they have probably the best location for Al Fresco dining, but also a terrific range of Sausage combinations, creations and specialties. Add Wine & Beer and that’s us completely happy. Amazing by day, almost magical at …

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The Little Blue Donut Company – Winter Park

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The Little Blue Donut Company – Winter Park Our local Winter Park friends have been raving about the Little Blue Donut Company, so we thought it was about time we gave them a try. Although they have only been open for a couple of months, the owners Alyse & Mike Perfetto seem to have made the addition of a bricks …

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National Cheese Day

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National Cheese Day Cheese Day is one of our favorite celebration days, you don’t need any excuse to have more cheese, but if you do you might as well go for the best. This one is a real winner, Point Reyes Original Blue Cheese. An all-natural classic styled blue cheese, with buttery texture and bold flavors ending with a slight …

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A Danish Kind of Day at Croissant Gourmet

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A Danish Kind of Day at Croissant Gourmet You could easily overlook Croissant Gourmet as its façade is not imposing, but do yourself a BIG favor, skip the big brand names and head over to this TRUE and authentic French Bakery for Breakfast, Lunch, Take Out, or just a Coffee (It evolves as the day unfolds). It won’t break the …

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WINE BAR GEORGE TO OPEN MAY 19, 2018 AT DISNEY SPRINGS

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WINE BAR GEORGE TO OPEN MAY 19, 2018 AT DISNEY SPRINGS  George Miliotes, Master Sommelier, Returns to Walt Disney World Resort with New Wine Bar  We are excited to announce the grand opening date of Wine Bar George at Disney Springs! We are told Wine Bar George will open Saturday, May 19 at 5 p.m. The following day, May 20, Wine …

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Fuego Friday at American Kitchen Bar & Grill Lake Buena Vista.

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Fuego Friday at American Kitchen Bar & Grill Lake Buena Vista. American Kitchen has its own Smokehouse, so BBQ and smoked foods are readily available to the Executive Chef of American Kitchen, Venoy Rogers lll. So when creating and developing his menu and special events he decided to open up the Smokehouse and fire up the pit for “Fuego Fridays”. …

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Tartine Wine Bar & Eatery 2445 Edgewater Drive Orlando

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Tartine Wine Bar & Eatery 2445 Edgewater Drive Orlando We are sure that by now you will have heard of Chef Francois Cahagne’s great new restaurant concept in College Park “Tartine”. Tartine is open for Lunch, Dinner and Brunch service and have been receiving rave reviews, quickly becoming a College Park favorite. The “Super Southern” special was one of our …

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Mesa 21 – 1414 N Orange Ave Orlando. Ivanhoe Village.

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Mesa 21 –  1414 N Orange Ave Orlando. Ivanhoe Village. We don’t seem to able to get through the week without a Mesa 21 Guacamole fix, beautifully presented and packed full of flavor this is the ideal start to any Mesa 21 “Real Mexican” meal. Mesa 21 Guacamole – Fresh Guacamole served with tortilla chips and Chicharron chips. Chunky well-seasoned …

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Pepe’s Cantina New Location & Cinco de Mayo Bloc Parties

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Pepe’s Cantina New Location & Cinco de Mayo Bloc Parties Popped in to see our good friends at Pepe’s Cantina in their new third location at 5415 International Drive and we must say their new space is amazing. New Pepe’s branding emblazons the walls with vibrant colors and Mexican themed wall art that we have come to recognize as Pepe’s …

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