ARE YOU A GREAT BUSINESS OR AN OSTRICH?

Ostritch

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

Lee & Ricks

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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Happy July 4th Weekend

July 4th

Happy 4th of July to all our followers, have a great holiday weekend and don’t forget to support your local restaurants,bars and businesses.

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Thursday is ‘Dine Out for Orlando’ day .

On Thursday, you can get a great meal and help the victims of the Orlando nightclub attack at the same time.  Hundreds of restaurants around the state are participating in “Dine Out For Orlando United” donating their proceeds for the day to the One Orlando Fund. The day long event is being led by the states restaurant industry group, the …

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Kobe or not Kobe

Kobe

Wagyu vs Kobe   It would have difficult to miss the increase in menu listings featuring “Kobe” meat products. Kobe Burgers, Kobe Steaks and even Kobe hot dogs have been appearing on menus up and down the length and breadth of the U.S.A for some years now. Unfortunately, authentic Kobe beef is very rarely seen on restaurant menus in the USA …

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Happy Launch Day to Us !

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I am delighted to announce that all media sites for the Orlando Food Critic went “Live’ late last night. A big thank-you to all of the team for their hard work and dedication. Now for the “Fun Stuff” more great news and reviews are on their way, keep following us for only  the “Best” in Orlando dining.

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