Miller’s Hardware Winter Park- 72nd Annual Customer Appreciation Party.

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Miller’s Hardware Winter Park-  72nd Annual Customer Appreciation Party. Forget Home Depot, this is the place where all locals go for their hardware needs, and today Miller’s customers showed up enforce to celebrate their annual customer appreciation day with a tremendous BBQ party. Turkey, Ham, Sausage, Brisket & Ribs cooked to perfection by the Miller’s team on the outstanding Green …

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Athena Roasted Chicken 487 S Orlando Avenue Maitland.

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Athena Roasted Chicken 487 S Orlando Avenue Maitland. On recommendation from our friends who told us we must try the Roasted Chicken at Athena, we stopped by today to pick up take out for lunch. Our friends have always been right on point with other recommendations and this was no exception. We ordered a whole chicken marinated with their house …

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Pepe’s Cantina New Menu Release Party.

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Pepe’s Cantina New Menu Release Party. Why not join the Pepe’s team tonight December 8th from 7 pm for the new menu release party to try some great new additions to their menu! Those new items include appetizers, cocktails, beer selection, entrees and desserts, from Sopes, Chicken Wings, Ceviche to Chimi – Flan and more. The party is set for …

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Wine of the Month – Vionta Albarino

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Wine of the Month – Vionta Albarino We have tasted a lot of wines lately leading up to the holidays and a lot have been nothing more than “business as usual”, but when dining at the bar at Prato recently they ran out of our “go to” Sauvignon Blanc, our server Barte recommended we try the Vionta, and we are …

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One Stop Shop at Lombardi’s Seafood Market – Take 2

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One Stop Shop at Lombardi’s Seafood Market –  Take 2 This time for our report on the “Other Side” of Lombardi’s we will be focusing on their superb selection of grocery items and specialist supplies. As in our previous post, if you are anything like us the fewer stores you need to visit to fulfill your shopping needs the better. …

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Chicken Milanesa for Lunch at Mesa 21

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Chicken Milanesa for Lunch at Mesa 21 Popped into Mesa 21 this week for a quick lunch and decided to try the Chicken Milanesa. Crispy breaded chicken (or Angus beef) served with Mexican mashed potatoes and a tomato garnish. The perfectly cooked chicken was sauced in a tangy crema and chipotle dressing and the mashed potatoes were some of the …

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

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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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One Stop Shop at Lombardi’s Seafood Market

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One Stop Shop at Lombardi’s Seafood Market It’s difficult to believe that by now there is anyone who has not heard of the superb Seafood on offer at Lombardi’s Seafood Market on Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, or their amazing Seafood Café that continues to grow in popularity, but did you know that Lombardi’s can be your ‘One Stop Shop”? If …

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Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen-Aloma Avenue Winter Park

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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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Ivanhoe Village Shopping Local

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Ivanhoe Village If you enjoyed the Jingle Eve festivities this past weekend or even if you missed them, please remember your local stores, shops, restaurants and bars are not just for the Holidays, they need your support 24/7. We are always amazed by the great people we meet when we shop local and have made many friends along the way. …

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