Ivanhoe Village Shopping Local


Ivanhoe Village If you enjoyed the Jingle Eve festivities this past weekend or even if you missed them, please remember your local stores, shops, restaurants and bars are not just for the Holidays, they need your support 24/7. We are always amazed by the great people we meet when we shop local and have made many friends along the way. …

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Jingle Eve Ivanhoe Village


Jingle Eve Ivanhoe Village Well the Holidays are now well and truly here, SANTA HAS ARRIVED! At least he did last night at the incredible Jingle Eve Fest all through Ivanhoe Village minus Reindeer but astride a tripped-out Harley. He told us he was giving Rudolph a rest! Santa took up temporary residence at Island Breeze Clothing, thanks to CJ …

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Jade Sushi & New Asian – 2425 Edgewater Drive Orlando


Jade Sushi & New Asian – 2425 Edgewater Drive Orlando We feel we never do justice to Jade Sushi & New Asian, as although they have amazing twists on modern Sushi, Ramen, Noodles, Wok Dishes, Rolls, Nigiri and Sashimi, we never seem to get past their superb “Traditional” dishes. Our go to meal normally consists of Tempura, J Fried Rice, …

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JINGLE EVE Kick off the Holiday Season in Orlando style at Jingle Eve, Saturday November 18th in Ivanhoe Village! This year is better than ever! They will have Santa, Carol Singers, a Kids play area with a Bounce House, crafts and more… pop-up shops, three Beer Gardens, a Wine Walk (sponsored by Tim’s Wines), Food Trucks, Music…and the Grand Finale when Mayor Buddy Dyer joins Santa for a Fireworks Celebration over Lake Ivanhoe. …

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New Digs for The Sausage Shack.


New Digs for The Sausage Shack. We are delighted to tell you guys that the acclaimed Sausage Shack from the Altamonte Mall is relocating to Hannibal Square, to reach a wider audience. Owner operator Dan Eastwood tells us that he hopes to be open in December, but with permitting and such like red tape, could see that stretch into early …

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Lunch at Slate – 8323 West Sand Lake Road Orlando

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Lunch at Slate – 8323 West Sand Lake Road Orlando Great to see one our favorite restaurants Slate, have not only started serving weekday lunch again but kicked it off with a new menu. Lunch is now served from 11.00 am to 2.30 pm each weekday. Slate simply describes itself as a “Classic Modern American Restaurant, boasting wood grilled cuisine and …

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We Missed Out.


We Missed Out. With all the “Trick or Treating” going on last night we found ourselves with plenty of “Tricks” but no “Treats”. The remedy for this called for a trip to Georges Gourmet Cookies. Our adult “Treat” of choice? Why please step up the “Blondie”. Georges version is a rich, sweet dessert that almost defies you to eat just …

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Strawberry Pound Cake at The Tennessee Truffle – 125 West 1st Street Sanford.

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The Tennessee Truffle – 125 West 1st Street Sanford. As we previously mentioned “Dessert” at the Tennessee Truffle deserves a place on its own, so here goes. Summer Pound Cake – Macerated Plant City strawberries, buttermilk ice cream, popping sugar and lemon verbena syrup. Combine the popping sugar and the buttermilk ice cream together and you have an outstanding dessert …

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The Tennessee Truffle – 125 West 1st Street Sanford.

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The Tennessee Truffle – 125 West 1st Street Sanford. It’s not often we get out to Sanford, but boy have we been missing out, Chef Nat Russell has been disrupting the dining out scene in the area by producing some of the best food we have experienced in 2017! After honing his skills in prestige restaurants such as Luma and …

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Saving the best Oktoberfest for last.


Saving the best Oktoberfest for last. After several Oktoberfest celebrations have taken place throughout Orlando, the best is yet to come this Friday Oct 27th when Oktoberfest On Park takes place in Central Park, Winter Park. Featuring-  Free Admission- Live Music – Beer & Sausages from 7 pm to 11 pm The collaboration with The Parkview and the Never Stand …

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