Wine of the Month – March.


Wine of the Month – March. New feature for the OFC, starting this month we will be featuring a “Wine of the Month”. Our selections will be based on a variety of criteria ranging from great pricing to excellent quality, to the distinctive and unusual varieties. So, lots of wine tasting for us, a hard job but somebody has to …

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Countdown to St Patrick’s Day.


Countdown to St Patrick’s Day – NINE days and counting ! Getting in some practice for the big day with a great pint of Guinness and superb Full Irish Breakfast at Raglan Road Irish Pub at Disney Springs. Unfortunately we cannot be in Dublin this year but Raglan Road will be providing a great alternative, a “Mighty St Patrick’s Day …

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Gideon’s Bakehouse – East End Market Orlando.


Gideon’s Bakehouse – East End Market Orlando. With a store front and design that would not be out of place in Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley or a Victorian London market, Gideon’s Bakehouse oozes quality and decadence. I was somewhat bemused about the founding date of 1898, but web site research claims that the Gideon’s team purchased what they thought was …

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Farm & Haus – East End Market Orlando.


Farm & Haus – East End Market Orlando. East End Market has become a veritable “Hot House” for the cultivation of food concepts and budding restaurants. Some making the transition from food trucks to bricks and mortar, others using the excellent space as the platform for their new adventure or idea. The market has a distinct “Bohemian” vibe with diverse …

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Tibby’s – Mardi Gras.

Tibby’s Mardi Gras. Not made plans for this evening? Then head on over to Tibby’s on Aloma, Winter Park. The place was jumping at lunch today and there is much, much more planned for this evening. The outdoor Marquee was just going up and there is live music from 6pm. Oh! Sorry, forgot to mention… HAPPY HOUR ALL DAY! We …

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P is For Pie Bake Shop – 2806 Corrine Drive Orlando.


P is For Pie Bake Shop –  2806 Corrine Drive Orlando. We are suckers for a good Pie! So, when we saw an establishment that calls itself “P Is for Pie” we had to give them a try. The Pie Bake Shop, located in the strip mall off Corrine Drive specializes in hand made pies of all varieties and to …

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Cooke’s of Dublin – Disney Springs.


Cooke’s of Dublin. With St Patrick’s Day, just a few weeks away I am reminded of a few things I miss from my time spent in the fair City of Dublin. One of those things would be a great Fish & Chip Shop, locally known as the “Chipper” or “Chippy”. So, with nostalgia calling I headed for Cooke’s of Dublin, …

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Come Celebrate with Pepe’s Mexican Cantina.

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  Come Celebrate with Pepe’s Mexican Cantina. Join the Pepe’s Cantina team on WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22 nd  for the celebration of National Margarita Day! They will feature House Margarita’s and Skinny Margarita’s for just $20 a pitcher. While you are there don’t forget to sample their amazing Taco’s, Quesadilla’s, Guacamole and more. Counting down the day’s, see you there!!

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National Drink Wine Day.


National Drink Wine Day. There seems to be a celebration day for everything at the moment, and today is no exception as it is “National Wine Drinkers Day”. Some of our friends would say that its wine drinker’s day every day, a position that is difficult to argue with. So, what to drink on this auspicious day? Well our current …

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Luke’s Kitchen & Bar – 640 South Orlando Avenue Maitland.


Luke’s Kitchen & Bar – 640 South Orlando Avenue Maitland. Continuing with the “Restaurantification” (Is that even a word?) of Maitland, Luke’s Kitchen and Bar opened for lunch service today after their grand opening a few weeks ago. Teak Neighborhood Grill will join the ranks of the Maitland restaurant expansion soon. The team that brought you Prato and Luma have …

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