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ThisFloridaLife Top 3 of 2013: The Food

ThisFloridaLife Top 3 of 2013: The Food

Well here it is, the final day of 2013. Did you accomplish everything you wanted? Yeah, me neither. But I came pretty close and had a good year. And what’s a good year without some good food? For my final countdown of ThisFloridaLife 2013 let’s take a trip down culinary memory lane. Here are my … Continue reading

Rocco’s Tacos Rocks!

Rocco’s Tacos Rocks!

Rocco’s Tacos is a Florida original. It’s fresh, it’s vibrant, it totally rocks! Having found much success in South Florida, with four very popular locations including West Palm Beach and Ft. Lauderdale, owner Rocco Mangel set his sights on Orlando. I am so very glad he did. High Class Hacienda On the night of my … Continue reading

Bummed about Bloodhound Brew

Bummed about Bloodhound Brew

In a moment of spontaneity, I finally ventured off to visit Bloodhound Brew. There’s been plenty of talk about this “pub & eatery”, especially amongst the hospitality crowd. When they first opened I jumped online to view their menu and was immediately intrigued by the “frog dog”, a vegetarian sausage. Plenty of other creative, seemingly elevated bar and … Continue reading

Tijuana Flats: A Florida Original

Tijuana Flats: A Florida Original

Although Tijuana Flats is now a chain restaurant, chains don’t just magically appear. Such is the case with Tijuana Flats. This taco joint is a favorite of college kids, young up and coming adults, and families alike.   It got its start right here in Orlando. I will never forget my first visit to Tijuana Flats. … Continue reading

I Wanna WaWa –  A Native Floridian’s First Time

I Wanna WaWa – A Native Floridian’s First Time

I craved redemption.  Not for myself, but for the famous gas-station-convenience-store heaven known as WaWa.  This summer Florida’s first WaWa opened to much fanfare and social media buzz.  Being a Native Floridian, when I first saw my transplant friends post their excitement about the first WaWa in Florida on Facebook months ago, I had to … Continue reading