Orlando Reviews

Prato Winter Park- Call back

Pizza

Prato – Call Back  After meeting  friends at Prato –  124 N. Park Avenue Winter Park, for a regular Saturday lunch (i.e. no review), I was impressed to receive a phone call yesterday to check back on the quality of our experience. A nice touch and genuine outreach to ensure customer satisfaction. I am also happy to report the Widow …

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Fried Chicken Friday

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Fried Chicken Friday. Fried chicken, the preparation of which can be traced back to a mid-18th century recipe from Great Britain, developed quite a bad reputation over the years, despite its popularity, reports of greasy, calorific and artery clogging fried chicken dishes, did nothing to change this view. Fast food chains such as KFC and Popeye’s made millions from this …

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Peter Luger Steak House Old-Fashioned Sauce.

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Peter Luger Steak House Old-Fashioned Sauce. Let me first be clear, I do not think that a good quality marbled steak, properly cooked to temperature needs anything more than its own juices after being rested for a sufficient length of time, to taste phenomenal. But, for those of you who need that extra something, I can think of no better …

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The Rusty Spoon – 55 West Church Street Orlando.

Rusty Spoon

  The Rusty Spoon – 55 West Church Street Orlando. At lunchtime today we decided to visit the Rusty Spoon in the very heart of Historic Downtown Orlando. I had heard good things about the restaurant, as indeed it has gained 7 Silver Spoon awards in 2014 and voted “Best farm to table” restaurant, also recently coming second in the …

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Teak Neighborhood Grill – 6400 Time Square Avenue Orlando

Teak

  Teak Neighborhood Grill – 6400 Time Square Avenue Orlando. I collect great Burger Bars like other people collect memorabilia, so when I saw that Teak had been awarded numerous accolades for the “Best Burger” from Fox 35, WESH 2 News, My City Eats and many more I had to experience their Burgers for myself. Teak is situated in the …

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Oldest is Best

Yuengling

After spending a lot of time in South America, my favorite beer was always Pacifico Clara. But on a trip to Naples Beach with friends a couple of years ago, I sampled Yuengling Traditional Lager from Americas Oldest Brewery, and it has become the only Lager Beer for me ever since. Perfect in this Hot Weather !

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Croissant Gourmet Bakery – 120 E Morse Blvd Winter Park.

Croissant

  Croissant Gourmet Bakery – 120 E Morse Blvd Winter Park. It takes a lot for me to visit an establishment twice in one week, but I was glad to make the exception for Croissant Gourmet Bakery in Winter Park. My first visit was for a meeting and coffee early this week, but the fantastic array of baked goods prompted …

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Lee & Ricks Oyster Bar

Lee & Ricks

Lee & Ricks Oyster Bar –  5621 Old Winter Garden Road Florida. Some of our team here at the Orlando Food Critic have been dining at Lee & Ricks Oyster Bar since their college days, so when we were deciding on where to review next, this one was a no brainer. Lee & Rick’s opened in 1950, located just minutes …

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TR Fire Grill – 1035 North Orlando Avenue Winter Park Florida.

TR Fire Grill

TR Fire Grill – 1035 North Orlando Ave Winter Park Florida. If you conducted a review of the top ten food trends for 2016, I would bet that locally sourced meats and seafood, along with locally grown produce would score well into the top five. So no surprise that Romacorp, the parent company of Tony Roma’s, has decided on this …

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