Orlando Reviews

The Bar @ Pepe’s Cantina – 433 W New England Ave Winter Park.

Avacado Cocktail

The Bar @ Pepe’s Cantina – 433 W New England Ave Winter Park. After recently celebrating a year of business in the Hannibal Square restaurant district, an area which is rapidly becoming one of discerning diners’ favorite destinations, Pepe’s Cantina has cemented its success and popularity by providing amazing authentic Mexican food. But there is another side to their business …

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Pesto Diva

Plate

Pesto Diva. After a very busy weekend in Winter Park with the tree lighting on Friday and the Olde Town Parade on Saturday morning, we just wanted something simple for lunch, so headed off to the Winter Park Farmers Market and made a bee line for the Pesto Diva’s stall. I have spoken to Anna Marie Mele (the Pesto Diva) …

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Osprey Tavern Baldwin Park – 4899 New Broad Street Orlando.

Osprey

Osprey Tavern Baldwin Park – 4899 New Broad Street Orlando. Our team popped into the Osprey Tavern in Baldwin Park on Friday for some ” Happy Hour” refreshment. What did they think? The Blue Point Oysters were outstanding, accompanied by some terrific sauces and the Billi Bi Mussels were amazing,cooked with saffron potatoes, chicken sausage and rouille making a great …

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Foxtail Coffee Co. – 1282 Orange Avenue Winter Park.

Foxtail 2

Foxtail Coffee Co. –  1282 Orange Avenue Winter Park. A new location to get your coffee fix is just about ready to open in Winter Park. The Foxtail Coffee Co are currently in the throes of a gentle soft opening prior to the Grand Opening on Saturday 3rd December.        The place looks amazing with a  semi industrial feel and …

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Park Café & Bakery – 400 W New England Ave, Winter Park.

Kebab Tag OFC

Park Café & Bakery – 400 W New England Ave, Winter Park. With just a short stroll from Park Avenue down New England Avenue, you can find yourself in the “Oasis” that is Hannibal Square. The area is steeped in history and a cornerstone of the foundation of Winter Park as a community. Over the past few years the area …

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Kona Grill – 110 South Orlando Ave Winter Park.

Miso-Sake Sea Bass(1)

Kona Grill –  110 South Orlando Ave Winter Park. Great preview at the Kona Grill last night, which gave a taste of what customers can expect when they open their doors for normal trading on Monday November 21st, just in time for the holiday season. We enjoyed samples of many of the Kona Grill menu items and met with some …

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Top Comfort Foods to try during November.

NQ Poutine

Top Comfort Foods to try during November. As the temperatures start to drop running up to Thanksgiving and beyond, I thought I would share some comfort food favorites, just right for this time of year. Too many to list all of them , so more to come. North Quarter Tavern – 861 North Orange Ave Orlando – Poutine – Amazing …

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TR Fire Grill – 1035 North Orlando Ave – Revisited.

TR Burger

TR Fire Grill – 1035 North Orlando Ave –  Revisited. Tucked into this beauty at lunch time today, been eating far too many salads of late! Half Pound American Burger – (Short rib, brisket and chuck) White American cheese, caramelized onions, tomato, greens, signature burger sauce, fries, pickles – As soon as you start to intelligently mix different cuts of …

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Pizza at the New Whole Foods Market in Winter Park.

Pizza (2)

Pizza at the New Whole Foods Market in Winter Park. The new location for Whole Foods Market is now open, at 1030 North Orlando Avenue Winter Park. If you have been to any of the newer Whole Foods Market locations recently, this new market follows the trend of premium quality grocery produce and an ever-increasing amount of Grab – n …

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Hamilton’s Kitchen – 300 East New England Ave. Winter Park.

Salmon

Hamilton’s Kitchen –  300 East New England Ave. Winter Park I have stayed at the Alfond Inn on many occasions, but never actually dined there, except for a snack and a glass of wine or two in their excellent hotel bar. So, when the restaurant announced that it was increasing the availability of their phenomenally popular ‘Brunch” menu (one of …

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