Sometimes you just want something a little sweet to take back to your vacation home and sometimes you eat out and are too stuffed for dessert. In either of those cases we have just discovered what a delight (and temptation) the take away bakery secti... Viewed 2814 times.
What is the most memorable meal you have eaten in Florida? Does not have to be the most expensive but the one you could not wait to go back and have again. Eating out is a big part of your holiday in Florida, the food is good and really reas... Viewed 2960 times.
When I was young and watching American Tv and films the young people were always off to Dairy Queen for a chocolate malt or a hot fudge sundae. How I envied them these exotic treats. When I got older and started visiting the States I did not seem... Viewed 2660 times.
We have been coming to Florida for many years but somehow never eaten at a Perkins restaurant; no particular reason; just had not. Well, we have finally visited one for lunch and it was great and we followed it up with going for a breakfast.... Viewed 2901 times.
So having had a successful lunch at Perkins, we promised ourselves that we would visit again for breakfast; so we did. And I guarantee, that after a Perkins breakfast, you will be good for the rest of the day! Him indoors always goes for an ... Viewed 3192 times.
We had spent a wonderful day on Madeira Beach and were hungry. So we asked round and were directed to Guppy's. So off we went - we had a look at the tempting salads; chicken, sashimi tuna and grilled shrimp but we decided that we needed something mor... Viewed 3236 times.
For those of you who love (or hate) McDonalds or any other burger joint, you just have to visit Five Guys on your next trip to Orlando (don’t go if you have a peanut allergy).
These little gems have started popping up all over the place a... Viewed 4452 times.
At the end of a great trip to Orlando, my husband and I received a great treat – afternoon tea at the fantastic Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Grande Lakes, courtesy of our son.
Having been warmly welcomed before being escorted to our table, we were... Viewed 3952 times.
Our holiday in Orlando was drawing to a close when my husband and I received news of a special treat, organised by our son back in the UK – afternoon tea at the spectacular Ritz-Carlton at Grande Lakes, Orlando.
We braved a huge downpour ... Viewed 6032 times.
It was late one Saturday evening in November, 4 days before we had to return from Orlando, when my husband’s cell phone pinged with a message. It was from our son, with news of a surprise for me. He had booked afternoon tea for us at one of the most ... Viewed 4483 times.
I have written many reviews for restaurants all of which I recommended highly so I feel duty bound to add balance by giving a review of the opposite.
All the restaurants I have been to from time to time have made mistakes; steak over-cook... Viewed 4067 times.
Bahama Breeze is a new restaurant in the chain which opened this year on Highway 192 near Marker 4. Unlike its sister restaurant in Lake Buena Vista it does not have quite the same glamour or feel of the Bahamas. However it is a very clean and well a... Viewed 5381 times.
If you would like to try an Italian dinner for a change, Carrabba’s are a family owned (originally) restaurant chain. The one I tried was on Highway 192, 4 miles from the junction of Highway 27 near marker 4.
The décor and atmosphere as y... Viewed 4265 times.
When Pleasure Island opened its doors for business in 1989 one of the original restaurants that were a part of the area was the Portobello Yacht Club. The restaurant was Italian in style and tried to convey the atmosp... Viewed 4617 times.
If you are a little tired of steaks, chicken and burgers, how about trying a fish dinner tonight. More particularly a lobster dinner at one of the Red Lobster chain of restaurants (not to be confused with the Boston Lobster chain, which in our opinio... Viewed 4129 times.
If you are looking for somewhere for lunch that does not include burgers, pizzas, chicken nuggets or fries, then Panera Bread is the place for you. There are a good few of them opening up now all over Orlando and the surrounding areas. They have wi-f... Viewed 4650 times.
As villa owners it has always been a chore to try to persuade the children to shop – there are always things that need replacing, so a trip to ‘house’ stores is always necessary but not their idea of fun. Now I finally have the answer, and no longer ... Viewed 4440 times.
A visit to an Olive Garden restaurant is always a must for our family during a visit to Florida. There are several locations for these restaurants, which are part of the Darden restaurant group, and we always have a pleasant dining experience wheneve... Viewed 3572 times.
We have discovered BJ' s Brewhouse at The Loop but have yet to try their second location in Orlando at The Mall of Millenia. BJ' s is a restaurant with a sports bar feel, that also brews it' s own beer. Despite it' s alcoholic sounding title it is su... Viewed 3712 times.
The Outback Steakhouse, from here on in referred to simply as ' The Outback' is an Australian themed restaurant offering casual family style dining.
This restaurant chain originated in Tampa Florida in 1988 and whilst it now has locations w... Viewed 4754 times.
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