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
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.
I felt pretty ashamed that as a Native Floridian I heard never heard of The Mai Kai until Twitter. All this time I’ve had an incredible Polynesian, tiki restaurant and bar just a few hours away. The Mai Kai made for the highlight of a weekend getaway, and I'm already dying to go back.
I love Casselberry. But there are a few drawbacks, one being a lack of quality independent restaurants. However, Colorado Fondue Company has stood as Casselberry's best independent restaurant for years and years. It truly is a treasure, one that has a special place in my heart. Nearly every family special occasion throughout much of my… Continue reading Colorado Fondue Company – A Casselberry Classic that continues to warm our hearts
Darden Restaurants is a massive nationwide brand. And I couldn't be prouder that this well-known company that has created beloved restaurant brands, got its start right here in Orlando. The two brands that started it all are Olive Garden and Red Lobster. Recently, Olive Garden received a whole new, revamped menu and I was invited… Continue reading New menu at Olive Garden – is it enough to make me return?
One of the advantages that Universal Orlando has over Walt Disney World is the number of establishments on property that are popular national and worldwide brands with loyalty programs. Even if you only dabble a little, these loyalty and reward programs can add a lot of value to your vacation. As a member of a… Continue reading A Guide to Loyalty Programs at Universal Orlando
When you hear the name Dick’s Last Resort your imagination is left to wander. If you are familiar with the brand then you know you can expect a great time full of laughs and smiles, and a belly full of great food too! Dick’s Last Resort is now open in Lake Buena Vista and they… Continue reading Dick’s Last Resort Lake Buena Vista Now Serving Good Food and Good Times
This weekend Downtown Orlando will be a flurry full of foodies and whinos. The Downtown Orlando Food and Wine Festival brings together some of Orlando's finest restaurants and renowned wineries from around the world. As if sampling food and wine wasn't enough, there's live music too! A few streets near beautiful Lake Eola become lined… Continue reading Tips for Enjoying Downtown Orlando’s Food and Wine Festival
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 ThisFloridaLife Top 3 of 2013: The Food
Margaritaville Cafe Orlando at Universal CityWalk has a completely revamped menu, and this week we had the honor of sampling a large variety of the new choices on behalf of Orlando Informer. Jimmy Buffett’s music career spans four decades. His fans, known as Parrotheads, are loyal and have a strong sense of what truly is… Continue reading Margaritaville Refreshed: Experience the all new menu at Margaritaville Cafe Orlando