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


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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Gulf Coast Scallop Season: Catch Them While You Can| VisitFlorida.com

Steinhatchee – Jim Henley can’t wait for scallop season. The Harvard-educated fishing guide likes to catch his share of finfish, but when the summer wind blows, he drops everything to hunt for these tasty mollusks. “This is my favorite time of the year,” said Henley, who gave up a successful career in the financial industry to spend more time on …

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TR Fire Grill – 1035 North Orlando Avenue Winter Park Florida.

TR Fire Grill

TR Fire Grill – 1035 North Orlando Ave Winter Park Florida. If you conducted a review of the top ten food trends for 2016, I would bet that locally sourced meats and seafood, along with locally grown produce would score well into the top five. So no surprise that Romacorp, the parent company of Tony Roma’s, has decided on this …

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Square 1 – 900 South Orlando Avenue Winter Park Florida

Square 1

Square 1 – 900 South Orlando Avenue Winter Park Florida Square 1 Burger, the Tampa based restaurant chain, has recently opened a location in Winter Park on the corner of Minnesota and Orlando Avenue. Square 1 became the first tenant at the Corner Commons project in Winter Park a couple of months ago occupying 5,000 square feet on the corner …

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The Canadians are coming……….

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The Canadians are coming…………………………. Or more precisely they are already here in the form of Poutine!!! Over the past few months we have seen a significant increase in the number of restaurants and bars adding Poutine to their menu offerings, and if we needed any other indication that this was a hot trend, Disney Springs has recently announced the addition …

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Fallon & Byrne – Exchequer Street Dublin Republic of Ireland

Fallon & Byrne

Fallon & Byrne Exchequer Street Dublin Republic of Ireland For those of you who get lucky enough to visit the beautiful city of Dublin, I have two great suggestions, Bruxelles bar (see separate review) and Fallon and Byrne. Fallon & Byrne is truly a food emporium, and sprang from the vision of Paul Byrne and his wife Fiona McHugh, when …

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What is a Gastro Pub ?


What is A Gastro Pub? One of the fastest growing trends today is the gastro-pub, but how did this concept come into being? Well, to understand the beginnings of this trend we have to go back to the United Kingdom at the end of the 1980s. Up until this time six national brewers dominated the market for beer sold in …

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