Central Florida Suburbs

Central Florida’s Best Kept Halloween Secret: Dining Edition

The best time of year has begun. October through December always feels like a whirlwind because there are so many fun things to do. Well, I'm adding one more thing to your Halloween to do list: get thee to Colorado Fondue Company in Casselberry! A little history on Colorado Fondue CompanyThis little gem of a… Continue reading Central Florida’s Best Kept Halloween Secret: Dining Edition

Articles

Longing for a getaway at Bahama Breeze

It can be tough changing jobs. There's a lot of adjusting and figuring out how to accomplish your new tasks. And it is with this challenge that I missed a chance to getaway to Bahama Breeze - a restaurant which began in Central Florida - to celebrate their Reggae Fest. But just because I couldn't… Continue reading Longing for a getaway at Bahama Breeze

Orlando

Downtown Orlando’s fusion hot spot takes tiki in a different direction

Church Street Station is hallowed ground, especially for long time Orlando residents like me. Memories of Rosie O'Grady's and Cheyenne Saloon still seep from the walls and brick laden street. And for quite some time this once iconic part of downtown Orlando seemed like a ghost town. Now things have changed. Nearly every available space… Continue reading Downtown Orlando’s fusion hot spot takes tiki in a different direction

Orlando

Main Event bowls us over at Pointe Orlando 

It's hard to believe that I have been visiting Pointe Orlando for about fifteen years now. This shopping and dining complex has evolved over the years and perhaps has some more changes to go through. However, the collection of restaurants is top notch and a great selection for its main clientelle: those that are in… Continue reading Main Event bowls us over at Pointe Orlando 

My Second Homes

Two new places you must visit in Cedar Key

Cedar Key is Florida's "first key", and if you're thinking way down South you're heading in the wrong direction. Nestled in the Gulf of Mexico, in North Florida, Cedar Key transports visitors to Old Florida. Now there are two businesses breathing new life into their charming island. These new establishments make their home in two… Continue reading Two new places you must visit in Cedar Key

Orlando

Chef Art Smith to open a Florida themed restaurant at Disney Springs

About six months ago I learned about a new restaurant coming to Disney Springs (formerly known as Downtown Disney). There's been a plethora of new restaurants coming to this reborn area, but this one in particular has already stolen my heart. Chef Art Smith is a Florida Native like me and I am so excited… Continue reading Chef Art Smith to open a Florida themed restaurant at Disney Springs

Orlando

Details and secrets of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal Orlando (OrlandoInformer.com)

Every so often I write a blog post that makes me nervous and anxious. This is one of those posts. We all have our niche and things we are known for. I feel confident that I am known for my love of Jimmy Buffett and Margaritaville. And so in honor of my Orlando Margaritaville Cafe… Continue reading Details and secrets of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal Orlando (OrlandoInformer.com)

Florida Life, The Beach

Enjoying Amelia Island time 

The first month of 2016 has already come to a close and February is under way, can you believe it? I am happy to report that I’ve already checked out one of the destinations on my 2016 Florida Travel list. This weekend my family whisked me away to Amelia Island for an early birthday celebration.… Continue reading Enjoying Amelia Island time 

Central Florida Suburbs

A perfect Christmas date night in Lake Mary

The holidays are in full swing and I am sure every night on your calendar from now until the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve is booked. But if you're still looking for something to do that's festive and full of Central Florida charm, then consider this for a perfect Christmas date night... Whether… Continue reading A perfect Christmas date night in Lake Mary

The Beach

Experience fantastic riverside dining at Old Fish House

With a name like Old Fish House, you may not expect much. Or perhaps, you get the feeling that this is the salt water dive you've been craving. Located in Grant, FL (not too far from Vero Beach, FL nor Cocoa Beach, FL) this oceanside bar and grill offers elevated food in a casual atmosphere.