Beignets at Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen- Aloma Avenue Winter Park.


Beignets at Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen Aloma Avenue Winter Park. Beignets were brought to New Orleans in the 18th century by French colonists and soon became a large part of home-style Creole cooking. That’s the history, now the facts, they taste incredible, light fluffy parcels of fried Choux dough literally smothered in powdered sugar and in our case served with some …

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Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen-Aloma Avenue Winter Park


Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen-Aloma Avenue Winter Park. One of our most favorite comfort foods are Maw’s Fries on the menu at Tibby’s, (you will find them in the “Starters” section), so when we heard they had added a Po’Boy version, we just had to try it. The original Maw’s Fries, described as Medium cut Fries smothered with Roast Beef “debris” …

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Jade Sushi & New Asian – 2425 Edgewater Drive Orlando


Jade Sushi & New Asian – 2425 Edgewater Drive Orlando We feel we never do justice to Jade Sushi & New Asian, as although they have amazing twists on modern Sushi, Ramen, Noodles, Wok Dishes, Rolls, Nigiri and Sashimi, we never seem to get past their superb “Traditional” dishes. Our go to meal normally consists of Tempura, J Fried Rice, …

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Lunch at Slate – 8323 West Sand Lake Road Orlando

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Lunch at Slate – 8323 West Sand Lake Road Orlando Great to see one our favorite restaurants Slate, have not only started serving weekday lunch again but kicked it off with a new menu. Lunch is now served from 11.00 am to 2.30 pm each weekday. Slate simply describes itself as a “Classic Modern American Restaurant, boasting wood grilled cuisine and …

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We Missed Out.


We Missed Out. With all the “Trick or Treating” going on last night we found ourselves with plenty of “Tricks” but no “Treats”. The remedy for this called for a trip to Georges Gourmet Cookies. Our adult “Treat” of choice? Why please step up the “Blondie”. Georges version is a rich, sweet dessert that almost defies you to eat just …

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Strawberry Pound Cake at The Tennessee Truffle – 125 West 1st Street Sanford.

Pound Cake

The Tennessee Truffle – 125 West 1st Street Sanford. As we previously mentioned “Dessert” at the Tennessee Truffle deserves a place on its own, so here goes. Summer Pound Cake – Macerated Plant City strawberries, buttermilk ice cream, popping sugar and lemon verbena syrup. Combine the popping sugar and the buttermilk ice cream together and you have an outstanding dessert …

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The Tennessee Truffle – 125 West 1st Street Sanford.

Mousse & Pan

The Tennessee Truffle – 125 West 1st Street Sanford. It’s not often we get out to Sanford, but boy have we been missing out, Chef Nat Russell has been disrupting the dining out scene in the area by producing some of the best food we have experienced in 2017! After honing his skills in prestige restaurants such as Luma and …

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Mesa 21 Wine & Dine Event


Mesa 21 Wine & Dine Event Great Food, Superb Wines, Amazing Company and Atmosphere, all enjoyed with a soft cool breeze drifting across the lake. Where were we? Some Villa on Lake Como? No, a lot nearer home. We were attending the Wine & Dine event out on the patio at Mesa 21 right alongside Lake Ivanhoe, superbly organized by …

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Simple Sausages.

Chicken Sausages

Simple Sausages. Sometimes the simplest appetizers are the best. Case in point, the Maple Glazed Chicken Sausages from the weekend brunch menu at Boca Winter Park. A perfect find, who knew we liked Chicken Sausage eh? This trio of deliciousness (is that a word?) starts the weekend off just right. What its only Tuesday? Darn!  

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Prato – 124 N. Park Avenue Winter Park .


Prato –  124 N. Park Avenue Winter Park. Taking a brief respite from the Winter Park Arts Festival on Saturday we thought we would refresh our memories about Meatballs & Pizza at Prato, one of our favorite weekend lunch options but sadly one we seem to have overlooked recently. Prato Meatballs – with Roasted Tomato, Cipollini Agrodolce & Mascarpone polenta. …

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