Orlando Reviews

Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen-Aloma Avenue Winter Park.


Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen-Aloma Avenue Winter Park. Found a new favorite sandwich at Tibby’s this week, the tremendous Southern Drippin Chicken Sandwich – Fried Chicken tenders marinated in spicy buttermilk, topped with their house Crystal’s BBQ sauce & ranch dressing. Served on Texas toast & fries. Couple this with one of our all-time favorite comfort foods, Maw’s Fries – Medium …

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Chicken Wings at 1921 by Norman Van Aken


Chicken Wings at 1921 by Norman Van Aken On National Chicken Wing Day, and as a complete alternative to our usual wings or tenders covered in Franks Hot sauce, we pay homage to the Norman Van Aken version. Crispy Chicken Wings glazed with Korean Gochujang & Lime. The Gochujang glaze gave these wings a new life to raise them well …

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Amazing Gulf Oyster Deal


Amazing Gulf Oyster Deal! Just came across this Oyster lover’s dream, Lombardi’s Seafood in Winter Park is offering Gulf Oysters this weekend with a Buy 12 Get 12 FREE deal while supplies last. As you already know, the Lombardi Family really know seafood and these and a host of other amazing special deals are available  at Lombardi’s Seafood Market 1888 …

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Antonio’s Market & Cafe – 611 South Orlando Ave Maitland.


Antonio’s Market & Cafe – 611 South Orlando Ave Maitland. A veritable “Aladdin’s Cave” of all things Italian awaits you at Antonio’s Market & Café, casual dining is interlaced between the shelves of wine and a wide variety of fine foods and gourmet items making for an amazing atmosphere and a unique dining and shopping experience. For our “Italian” fix …

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Bulsara’s Tandoori Wet Rub.

Bulsara’s Tandoori Wet Rub. Ran out of one our favorite products this weekend so headed off down to the Orlando Farmers Market to pick up Bulsara’s Tandoori Wet Rub and got a great deal on a “Buy two get one Free”, so three for $20, “Bargain” as this rub lasts for ages and a great store cupboard staple for anyone …

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Earls Kitchen & Bar – Mall at Millenia


Earls Kitchen & Bar –  Mall at Millenia We just realized we had not been back to Earls Kitchen & Bar for some time, so on the anniversary of our wedding in Canada, where else should we pick than what has now become a Canadian Institution, namely “Earls”. We have been a fan of Earls ever since visiting one of …

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Terralina Crafted Italian – Now Open at Disney Springs.

Meat Balls

  Terralina Crafted Italian – Now Open at Disney Springs. After what seems like an age and with a multi-million-dollar makeover inspired by the design and lifestyle of Italy’s Lake District, Terralina Crafted Italian has now opened for business in the space at Disney Springs Landing previously occupied by Portobello Country Italian Trattoria, bringing authentic Italian flavors to Disney Springs. …

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Cotton Candy Grapes.

Cotton Candy

Cotton Candy Grapes. Although this grape variety has been commercially available in limited quantities since 2011, we always treated the appearance at grocery stores in mid-June through July as somewhat of an April Fool’s Joke. But this is no joke. In fact, sales have been so good that distributors have bumped up the grape variety production year after year. Cotton …

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The Boathouse – Firecracker Shrimp.

Sriracha Shrimp

The Boathouse –  Firecracker Shrimp. We got the “Munchies” while strolling around Disney Springs at the weekend and with so many options available (and more to come) we sought shelter from the heat in the welcoming air-conditioned sanctuary that is one of our favorites, The Boathouse.  This restaurant was one of the first additions to the new Disney Springs complex …

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