Chicken Milanesa for Lunch at Mesa 21


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.


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


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


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


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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Jingle Eve Ivanhoe Village


Jingle Eve Ivanhoe Village Well the Holidays are now well and truly here, SANTA HAS ARRIVED! At least he did last night at the incredible Jingle Eve Fest all through Ivanhoe Village minus Reindeer but astride a tripped-out Harley. He told us he was giving Rudolph a rest! Santa took up temporary residence at Island Breeze Clothing, thanks to CJ …

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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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Tuesday? $2 Fish Taco’s at Lombardi’s Seafood Cafe

Taco Tuesday

Tuesday?  $2 Fish Taco’s at Lombardi’s Seafood Cafe If you missed out going last week, then make sure to mark your calendar for this and every Tuesday at Lombardi’s Fish café. There are many great Taco Tuesday deals around, but if you love Fish Tacos like we do, this has got to be the place to go as Lombardi’s Fish …

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JINGLE EVE Kick off the Holiday Season in Orlando style at Jingle Eve, Saturday November 18th in Ivanhoe Village! This year is better than ever! They will have Santa, Carol Singers, a Kids play area with a Bounce House, crafts and more… pop-up shops, three Beer Gardens, a Wine Walk (sponsored by Tim’s Wines), Food Trucks, Music…and the Grand Finale when Mayor Buddy Dyer joins Santa for a Fireworks Celebration over Lake Ivanhoe. …

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New Digs for The Sausage Shack.


New Digs for The Sausage Shack. We are delighted to tell you guys that the acclaimed Sausage Shack from the Altamonte Mall is relocating to Hannibal Square, to reach a wider audience. Owner operator Dan Eastwood tells us that he hopes to be open in December, but with permitting and such like red tape, could see that stretch into early …

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