Central Florida Suburbs

Colorado Fondue Company – A Casselberry Classic that continues to warm our hearts

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

Central Florida Suburbs

New menu at Brio Tuscan Grille continues to add delight to the Winter Park dining scene

On a beautiful Spring evening, I sat on the inviting patio of Brio Tuscan Grille. The patio buzzed with laughter and enjoyment amid the lovely Winter Park Village. As the sun began to set and evening crept in, I delighted in the new menu offerings while chatting with Chef Kirk Wright. I had been invited… Continue reading New menu at Brio Tuscan Grille continues to add delight to the Winter Park dining scene

Orlando

Universal Orlando CityWalk’s Best New Restaurants

Universal Orlando’s CityWalk district is now home to many new dining experiences, making it better than ever. Now that these new establishments have been in business for some time, we can evaluate the lineup – although I should note that it's difficult to actually rank each new addition against one another; each has its unique… Continue reading Universal Orlando CityWalk’s Best New Restaurants

Orlando

New menu at Olive Garden – is it enough to make me return?

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?

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

Orlando

The food and drink you’ve got to try at the 2014 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

The big news for this year’s Flower & Garden Festival at Epcot is the return of the delightful food and beverage booths, which are now called “outdoor kitchens.” Get ready to welcome spring with a beautiful floral feast for the eyes and a flavorful feast for your taste buds! I headed out to the opening… Continue reading The food and drink you’ve got to try at the 2014 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Orlando

Food truck Tuesday at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

A few months back Downtown Disney became the home to four Disney themed food trucks. The trucks have not created much excitement among Disney geekdom, but it seems that the folks at Disney are getting a little smarter. Now the Disney food trucks are actually going mobile. Today and next Tuesday - March 25, 2014,… Continue reading Food truck Tuesday at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

Orlando

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

Orlando

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

Orlando

The Pros and Cons of the Monorail Pub Crawl

Perhaps you've heard of the Monorail Pub Crawl, or perhaps the title of this post made you think, "ooooh that sounds fun!" Indeed to hop aboard a monorail, stopping at each resort's lounge for an adult beverage is a fun endeavor, but there are some downsides of which to take note. The Pros Convenient and… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of the Monorail Pub Crawl