Orlando

Dick’s Last Resort revisited: diving deeper into the food

Dick's Last Resort celebrated its grand opening just about a month ago at Lake Buena Vista. The grand opening was lots of fun, (read more here) but the food was served buffet style and it was difficult to get a feel for the full menu. I was invited back to dine with my hubby and… Continue reading Dick’s Last Resort revisited: diving deeper into the food

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A Guide to Loyalty Programs at Universal Orlando

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

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Dick’s Last Resort Lake Buena Vista Now Serving Good Food and Good Times

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

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Universal Orlando’s top five desserts worth the indulgence

One of the many joys of visiting theme parks is indulging in sweet treats you might otherwise resist. There are lots of yummy desserts to enjoy through Universal Orlando Resort. In my latest contribution to OrlandoInformer, I take your sweet tooth on a journey through Universal Orlando’s top five desserts. And please note: for this… Continue reading Universal Orlando’s top five desserts worth the indulgence

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Tips for Enjoying Downtown Orlando’s Food and Wine Festival

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

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Chevy’s Fresh Mex Gets a Complete Refresh in Orlando

The Crossroad Shopping Plaza in Lake Buena Vista, near Walt Disney World, is a popular place to find affordable, quality dining. Over the years many enhancements and new businesses have come to this shopping plaza while one staple has remained strong for many years: Chevy’s Fresh Mex. Now the time has come for Chevy’s to… Continue reading Chevy’s Fresh Mex Gets a Complete Refresh in Orlando

Articles, Orlando

Orlando is a Foodie Town, and here’s ten ways to prove it!

What a week in my world it has been. I can't wait to get back in the swing of things. And to kick off the weekend, I just had to share this article with my Florida Lifers. Orlando is best known for the theme parks, of course. But, I have said over and over again… Continue reading Orlando is a Foodie Town, and here’s ten ways to prove it!