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RUMOR: Central Florida Perkins Closing
Oct 20, 2016
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RUMOR: Central Florida Perkins Closing
UPDATE: Perkins Restaurant & Bakery closed its doors at Southern Trace Plaza after reportedly losing its lease with the Villages Commercial Property division. The restaurant closed unannounced at 2 p.m. Sunday. Orignal Story: We have heard that at least one central Florida Perkins is closing up shop at the end of the week. The old […]
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Lafayette’s: Tops for Travelers; Locals Love It
Sep 28, 2016
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  Lafayette’s Restaurant and Bar at Pointe Orlando has a little something for everyone. While many spots in Orlando are popular among tourists or locals, not many are truly inviting enough to entice both. But we found travelers and Orlandoans alike truly enjoying their evening on a recent visit to Lafayette’s. Lafayette’s Restaurant and Bar […]
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Rumor: Pig Floyd’s Opening Second Location
Jul 9, 2016
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Rumor: Pig Floyd’s Opening Second Location
Most of you who have been long time readers of the blog know that one of the first stories I ever posted was a review of Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbacoa in Mills50. To this day, it is still one of my favorite BBQ joints in Orlando. Well we’ve been told that there will be a […]
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All In The Family – B.B. King’s All-Star Band
Jun 20, 2016
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On a recent night at B.B. King’s Blues Club at Pointe Orlando, there were numerous birthday parties, anniversaries and other family celebrations. There was even a marriage proposal by a young man who had taken his now-fiancee to B.B. King’s on their first date. The club is such a part of their relationship he simply […]
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Florida Hospital Gourmet Soiree
May 22, 2016
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I was recently invited to participate in a blogger event to help promote Florida Hospital’s Gourmet Soiree. I had heard great things about past years events but this would be my first chance to get the real experience of what it is all about. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. We […]
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Character Dining Without the Fuss
May 7, 2016
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Who knew that there was Disney character dining at a hotel not owned by Disney? Ok, maybe some of you did but I sure didn’t realize it. My family and I were invited to dine at the Lakeview Restaurant inside of the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista. They offer a character buffet three days a week […]
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Meet Chef Jason Eccleston
Apr 19, 2016
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Seventeen years ago, Jason Eccleston was working at a fast food franchise cooking French fries. Today, the 33-year-old has worked his way up to the position of executive chef at Itta Bena, a southern-inspired fine dining restaurant located on the second level of Pointe Orlando. Back in his high school days, Eccleston didn’t realize that […]
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Magical Dining Month Aug 24 – Sept 30
Aug 13, 2015
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Magical Dining Month Aug 24 – Sept 30
In it’s 10th year, Magical dining month has over 70 restaurants participating in this years event. The month-long event features three-course meals at some of Orlando’s top restaurants for $33 and is a great way to check out all the new (and old) culinary experiences Orlando has to offer. This year, eight new restaurants join […]
Food Recipes
Tailgate Egg Bakes
Jul 1, 2015
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Tailgate Egg Bakes
With the UCF Football season right around the corner, we are bound to have a few early kickoffs. Last year I was on a low carb diet trying to drop a few pounds before the Disney half marathon and I concocted a great base recipe that I then built a few recipes upon for breakfast […]
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Where to Eat: I-Drive
Jun 24, 2015
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Where to Eat: I-Drive
I often get asked where to eat in certain areas of Orlando. Recently, with the opening of all of the new attractions in the area, it has been I-Drive that has been on the mouths of many. I-drive is filled with chains so it’s next to impossible to find a good local place actually on […]
Food Restaurants
It’s All a Little Greek to Me
Jun 6, 2015
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It’s All a Little Greek to Me
Before Little Greek opened, I had the concept explained to me as Chipotle goes Greek. I pictured pitas with different meats and toppings where you walk down the line and select them as you go. Although you can pick your meats and toppings if you decide on a gyro of some kind, it’s so much […]
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NBA Taking Its Talents to Disney World
Jun 6, 2015
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NBA Taking Its Talents to Disney World
“I’m taking my talents to…” would be a great modified quote from NBA superstar LeBron James to make at a press conference on the first day of the new “The NBA Experience at Walt Disney World Resort” coming to Disney Springs, currently known as Downtown Disney. In the official Disney Parks blog, the Resort announced […]