Review

The Boldest Brunch at Ace Café -100 W Livingston St. Orlando.

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The Boldest Brunch at Ace Café -100 W Livingston St. Orlando. When restaurants and bars make claims such as “The Best Ribs” or “Biggest Nachos’” in Orlando you wonder if they might not be overstating their claim, so when we heard that Ace Café had declared that their Sunday Brunch was the “Boldest Sunday Brunch in Orlando” we had to …

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Queso Fundido at Pepe’s Cantina.

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Queso Fundido at Pepe’s Cantina. Who can resist anything with melted Cheese? So, when it’s combined together with Mexican Chorizo and Pico de Gallo so much the better. This simple appetizer has been around for a while, but now seeing greater popularity in the best Mexican and Tex Mex restaurants around Orlando. This one from Pepe’s Cantina was an excellent …

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Croissant Gourmet Bakery – 120 E Morse Blvd Winter Park.

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Croissant Gourmet Bakery – 120 E Morse Blvd Winter Park. After a busy week sampling great food in and around Orlando, the perfect start to a lazy Saturday in Winter Park would not be the same for us without a trip to our regular weekend haunt, Croissant Gourmet. Croissant Gourmet has a great location just off Park Avenue, this compact …

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Staff Meal @ Boca – 358 North Park Avenue Winter Park.

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Staff Meal @ Boca –  358 North Park Avenue Winter Park. Dinner at Boca is always a local favorite, with their great menu they make it tough to decide, so many great dishes. But make sure you always check out their specials. Tonight’s staff meal was Roasted Vegetables with Couscous, Tomato Jam and Balsamic. This dish was amazingly presented on …

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The Waterfront – 4201 South Orange Ave Orlando.

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The Waterfront – 4201 South Orange Ave Orlando. Orlando has an amazing network of media, food and lifestyle bloggers, so responding to a very generous offer from the new owners, we all descended on The Waterfront last night. We were treated to a sampling dinner that comprised of Crab Cake Sliders, Poke, Burgers, French Dip, Pan Roasted Catfish and many …

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Grand Opening of M Bar – 2000 North Orange Ave. Orlando

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Grand Opening of M Bar – 2000 North Orange Ave. Orlando We were able to get a chance to experience the amazing new addition to the Ivanhoe Village bar scene this week before the grand opening TONIGHT, and WOW just WOW this place nearly defies description. To call M Bar just a bar is really not doing it justice as …

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Orlando Main Streets Restaurant Week –Nova Ivanhoe Village.

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Orlando Main Streets Restaurant Week – Ivanhoe Village. Nova –  1409 North Orange Avenue Orlando. August 4 – August 12, 2017 Orlando Main Streets is hosting its third Main Streets Restaurant Week August 4 – 12, 2017 promoting their culinary Main Street members. During Restaurant Week. participating members will offer select prix fixe menus with established price points of $5, $10, …

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The Polite Pig – Disney Springs.

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The Polite Pig – Disney Springs. We found ourselves in Disney Springs this lunchtime and realized we had not yet visited The Polite Pig. Promoted as a Barbecue restaurant serving modern BBQ and taps, the pedigree of The Polite Pig is huge, with sister restaurants such as The Ravenous Pig, Dovecote and Cask & Larder and emanating from local restauranteurs …

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Mesa 21 – Desserts.

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Mesa 21 –  Desserts –  1414 N Orange Ave Orlando. Final stop on the menu during our visit to Mesa 21 was the dessert selection. Sorry, but we only got as far as Dulce de Leche and Churros! In reality, we were already “Stuffed” but it’s a tough job sampling amazing food and difficult to stop when the food is this …

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Mesa 21 – Cocktails.

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Mesa 21 –  Cocktails. Mesa 21 –  1414 N Orange Ave Orlando. The art of cocktail making used to be pretty straight forward and mostly created out of a recipe book, or from long standing classic ingredients, but with the dawn of the “Mixologist” has been elevated to an art form. So it goes for the reimagined cocktail menu at …

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