Guilty or not Guilty

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Guilty or not Guilty I like food of most varieties from restaurant quality to fast food, but occasionally I just need that “snack fix” brought on by that well known affliction “the munchies”. My usual go to snack is chocolate, Choc chip cookies, Oreo’s, M&M’s or a bar of my favorite chocolate, usually of the dark variety. Ghirardelli squares, Cadbury …

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Customer Satisfaction

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Customer Satisfaction Have you ever wanted to find out what your customers really think of your restaurant, service and offer? Well now you can. Our team of professionals at The Orlando Food Critic can provide customer experience evaluation tools and strategic planning for you and your restaurant. We design programs to measure customer service and satisfaction, working on live data …

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ARE YOU A GREAT BUSINESS OR AN OSTRICH?

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ARE YOU A GREAT BUSINESS OR AN OSTRICH?   When danger occurs it is well documented that Ostriches bury their heads in the sand, with the thought that if they cannot see the danger then it cannot really exist. Similarly, when times get tough and let’s face it they have got pretty tough lately, some restaurants copy the Ostrich and …

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Credit where credit is due

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  Credit where credit is due I found myself around the Mall at Millennia today and in dire need of something to eat. There are of course all the usual suspects around the area, Cheesecake, Duffy’s and Brio etc. But as it had been a long time since I had my Jack Daniels sauce fix, I plunked for TGI Friday’s. …

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Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee I have just watched a celebrity chef decimate the preparation of what was called an “Irish Coffee” and adulterate the concoction with the addition of Peppermint Schnapps, Vanilla Extract and that most heinous of errors whipped cream, making it more of a “Peppermint Bark Coffee”. My many friends in Ireland would be mortified if I did not attempt …

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My Margarita

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It is reported that the first publication of a Margarita recipe was in the December 1953 issue of Esquire magazine, but its history and creation go back much further. Numerous claims on the original invention include, Carlos Herrera in 1938 at the restaurant Rancho La Gloria and created for a former Ziegfeld Follies dancer who it is claimed was allergic …

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Lee & Ricks Oyster Bar

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Lee & Ricks Oyster Bar –  5621 Old Winter Garden Road Florida. Some of our team here at the Orlando Food Critic have been dining at Lee & Ricks Oyster Bar since their college days, so when we were deciding on where to review next, this one was a no brainer. Lee & Rick’s opened in 1950, located just minutes …

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