Carmel Cafe – ...

When you hear the word Mediterranean cuisine, one often conjures up memories of gyros and falafel. In most cases, you’d be right on the money, but not at Carmel Café. Taking cues from the flavors of the Mediterranean, Carmel Café offers up a variety of sophisticated and original dishes that...

Cask & Larder

Just a short hop and a skip over the train tracks from downtown Winter Park on Fairbanks Ave is where you’ll find the Cask & Larder. Since opening its doors in September of 2012, C&L has been creating exceptional southern-sourced seasonal dishes, brewing its own insanely good beers,...

Swine & Sons in...

There is something special happening next door to Cask & Larder, and you don’t want to miss it. Talented chefs and owners have come together to create the ultimate in Southern inspired meals and takeout at Swine & Sons. The third concept from James and Julie Petrakis, owners of Cask...

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Jun10

Firebirds Wood Fired...

I’ve had a hard time keeping up with all the expansion that the Mills 50 area been experiencing over the last couple of years, with new restaurant concepts popping up at fevered pace. One of the more recent additions is Firebirds Wood Fired Grill. Located in Winter Park on N. Mills Ave...

Southern Goodness @ The Coop Oct08

Southern Goodness @ ...

The Coop 610 W Morse Blvd Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 843-2667 http://www.asouthernaffair.com/ If you’re a regular reader, you could probably guess that I’m a bit of a southern cuisine fan. When The Coop opened up this spring in Winter Park, it quickly moved to the top of my must eat list!...

Park Garden Plaza : ...

Found a really solid deal for the Park Plaza Gardens restaurant in downtown Winter Park. I’ve only walked through the place on a slow lunch day, but I really like the interior of this place. If you’ve been, head down to the comments and let us know what you thought! Check out...

Rotary Club of Winter Park’s 3rd Annual Chili for Charity Feb19

Rotary Club of Winte...

Orlando’s almost had it’s fill of Chili this spring, almost. On the heels of the successful and rainy 2014 Orlando Chili Cook-off, comes an event that will no doubt draw a slightly more sophisticated chili eater. The Rotary Club is hosting their 3rd annual Chili for Charity event...

Fairbanks Restaurant...

Since moving to the College Park side of town, I’ve been spoiled by having three great breakfast spots within a mile of my house. Christos Cafe, Shakers, and White Wolf (and occasionally College Park Cafe). Now that I’m living in Winter Park, I thought I would start exploring my...

Wine Down Time at Qu...

Yes…it’s Wine Down Time! Join us this Friday, May 10th from 7-10 PM for great Quantum Leap Wine, amazing music by Jessica Daumen (www.jessicadaumen.com) and yummy food truck food. Bring your friends and kick off your weekend with something a little different! Remember no...

Kentucky Derby in Winter Park May01

Kentucky Derby in Wi...

Watch the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at the Winter Park Country Club. May 4th from 4-10pm. Tickets are $35. The Kentucky Derby in Winter Park is brought you by Winter Park Annual and fellow sponsors – Mercedes-Benz, Fifth Third, John Craig, Scentsy, and Sultre. Our food vendors...

Fresh indeed – Winter Park FL Apr22

Fresh indeed –...

I had the pleasure of dining at Fresh Cafe in Winter Park a few weeks ago and it was nothing less than impressive. Hell, I liked it so much I went for lunch and dinner. Fresh is a small cafe with a few tables outside and a few inside. It is located across the street from Dexter’s in...

Beer Dinner with Cas...

Here’s something you won’t want to miss! On Sunday, April 28th at 5:30pm, Cask & Larders brewmaster, Ron Raike, will host a beer dinner with Terrapin Beer Co. 4 Courses & 2 Beers per course chosen by the brewmasters to pair with the dishes instead of the chefs pairing the...

B & B Junction – Part of the Orlando Burger Revolution Feb11

B & B Junction ...

One of the great joys of living in Central Florida is relaxing away a beautiful Saturday afternoon in February while we imagine our northern counterparts huddled around space heaters in heavy wool coats. As Nemo battered the northeast, the wife and I decided to take advantage of the day by...

Whole Cookery Feast at Cask and Larder – April 6th Feb11

Whole Cookery Feast ...

A foodie’s dreams come true! Enjoy an evening at Central Florida’s newest “Southern Public House,” Cask and Larder, sister restaurant of The Ravenous Pig. Savor an evening fit for royalty at this new Winter Park treasure! Brew-master Ron Raike will brew custom beer as well as present some...

El Bodegón Tapas �...

Tapas are small, which is why you feel so big and powerful when eating them. Feed your forthcoming growth spurt with this Groupon. Choose Between Two Options $10 for $20 worth of Spanish cuisine $20 for $40 worth of Spanish cuisine Guests sup from a menu of fine Spanish dishes, such as tapas...