Breakfast

We were invited to Holler & Dash’s one year anniversary event at their only Florida restaurant located in Celebration and we loved it.  The food came out impressively fast and it was tasty but the staff, service and ambiance were the biggest highlight.  They treat you SO GOOD over at Holler & Dash with their Southern hospitality and they really have a passion for creating great food and memorable experiences.

Their biscuit-inspired menu pays tribute to the South in a fresh new way with chef-driven recipes, fresh ingredients, and layers of flavors like you’ve never tasted before (plus a few you know and love).  Now would be a great time to check out Holler & Dash if you are ever in the Celebration area since they have recently added new items to their menu such as: sandwiches, egg plates, salads and toast.

Blueberry & whipped ricotta, mint toast (NEW!)

Avocado Smash, watermelon radish, lemon toast (NEW!)

Pig In The Garden – Smoked bacon, sweet gem lettuce, fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese, green goddess (NEW!)

Kickback Chicken – Fried chicken, goat cheese, green onion, sweet pepper jelly with a kick with fruit

Chicken. Set. Go. – Fried chicken, pimento cheese, jalapeno, sorghum with tots


Be sure to check out Holler & Dash soon for breakfast or lunch (or breakfast for lunch!)

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Holler & Dash
6268 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee FL
http://holleranddash.com
(321) 204-1445

We were invited to the media preview of the Sunday Brunch Buffet at Mesa21 and it was an amazing “brunch with a view” experience consisting of delicious food, beautiful authentic interior and exterior design, extraordinary service, and a breathtaking view of Lake Ivanhoe with the occasional bird sightings.  I cannot wait to come back and introduce my friends to this new Sunday brunch experience.

Sunday Brunch from 11am to 3pm
$25 Adults
$20 bottomless mimosas & Bloody Maria’s
or $40 for both
$10 for 6 – 12 years old
Children under 6 years old eat FREE

Salad bar

Carvery Station: Roast beef

Fresh mixed vegetables

Mexican rice

Tortilla strips, shredded mozzarella cheese, and Mexican soup.

Fresh house made crispy corn tortilla chips

Salsa verde

Chips & Pico de Gallo – Corn tortillas served with fresh pico de Gallo, salsa verde, and salsa rancheros.

Mexican Pancakes – Fluffy pancakes & French Toast – Thick sliced brioche bread topped with powdered sugar.

Eggs a la carte – scrambled over medium, over hard, poached.

Egg Burrito – Egg & cheese.  Egg, Pico & Guacamole.  Egg & Chorizo.

Quesadilla – Crispy corn, cheese filled quesadilla with choice of salsa verde or salsa roja.  Topped with crema & quest fresco.

Taco Station – house made corn or flour tortillas with your choice of protein.

Mexican Bolillo (a traditional Mexican bread) with your choice of protein and garnishes.

Dessert Bar

Fruit Platter

Assorted Cheesecakes & Yogurt Parfait

Citrus cake

Chocolate cake

Patio bar

Mesa21
1414 N Orange Ave Orlando, FL 32804
(407) 930-8000
For the complete Sunday brunch menu, go to https://m.opentable.com/restaurants/mesa-21/menu/444037/brunch-menu/1

Pharmacy is now opening their doors to guests on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-2pm to introduce their new brunch menu. Diners have their choice of any entrée and cocktail for $25.

Read further below for the Press Release info:

The owners are putting their unique spin on well-known brunch favorites. Guests are greeted with a complimentary assortment of freshly fried chocolate and spiced glazed donuts for the table to enjoy.

The menu offers a range of fresh entrées, cocktails, and sides.

Diners have their choice of any entrée and cocktail for $25.

Entrées range from buttermilk and chive waffles made with farm fresh eggs and salmon cured in-house to mushroom cream mac and cheese alongside smoked brown sugar cured bacon.

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A variety of cocktails are also available such as the Bloody Michelada garnished with cheese, olive and prosciutto, or their spin on a traditional mimosa known as the Buck’s Fizz featuring Marcel Martin Cremate Brut, Orange Juice and their in-house grenadine.

Pharmacy isn’t just known for its trendy speakeasy environment, but for their menu filled with local and organic foods.

The restaurant’s chef, who was featured in Food & Wine Magazine’s Top 10 Chefs in the Country along with the owners all bring their talents to the table to create unconventional dishes and cocktails.

While guests can always expect delicious and unique dishes, the menu selection changes seasonally.

Here are 6 Delightful Dishes from Pharmacy’s New Weekend Brunch Menu

1. Buttermilk & Chive Waffles

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2. Pulled Pork Hash Eggs Benedict

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3. Cinnamon Buns

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4. Chocolate and Spice Glazed Donuts

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5. Pharmacy Mac & Cheese with Double Corn Grits and Brown Sugar Cured Bacon

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6. Rose Champagne

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I love Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen’s Sunday brunch menu created by Chef Camilo Velasco.

Known mostly for their coffee, the flavors here pop and the menu items are refreshing yet familiar.

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The brunch menu, which is available only at their Winter Park flagship location, features dishes like the Israeli inspired Shakshuka, made with saucy tomato ragout topped with poached eggs, thyme, feta, served with buttered toast.

My favorite item from the menu? The simply named – Burrito, with not so simple flavors. This lovely dish is filled with fluffy eggs, spiced chorizo, sweet peppers,  herb roasted potatoes, and cilantro all wrapped up together – Delish.

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Burrito. Eggs, chorizo, sweet peppers,
herb roasted potatoes, cilantro. 10

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Breakfast Panino. Fried eggs, bacon,
spinach, 2-year cheddar, tomato jam. 9.5

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Fried. v Two eggs, heirloom tomato,
buttered toast, herb roasted potatoes. 9.5

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Avocado Toast. v Cilantro, lime, lemon
oil, sprouts. 7

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Baker’s Basket v Pastry assortment,
Amish butter, house preserves. Featuring
Blue Bird Bake Shop™ and Olde Hearth
baked goods. 7.5

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Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen
118 S. Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 407.629.0042

Store Hours
Monday – Thursday
7:00am – 5:00pm

Friday – Saturday
7:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday
7:30am – 6:00pm

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Swine & Sons Provisions, from the owners of the The Ravenous Pig and Cask & Larder, will expand offerings to include breakfast beginning Monday, July 27, at its 595 West Fairbanks Avenue shop in Winter Park.

The morning menu will feature hot egg sandwiches, quiches, pastries, house cold brewed coffee, espresso drinks and rotating seasonal specials.

Chefs Rhys and Alexia Gawlak of Swine and Sons
Chefs Rhys and Alexia Gawlak of Swine and Sons

Breakfast hours will be Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Swine & Sons will continue to serve lunch weekdays between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and will offer a limited menu consisting of grab-and-go options, charcuterie, beer and wine between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

The breakfast menu will not be available on weekends, for now, but the full lunch menu will be served from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, and from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday.

To celebrate the launch of the new breakfast menu, Swine & Sons will offer hot breakfast sandwiches all day (7 a.m. until 5 p.m.) on Monday, July 27.

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Here are a few of the new items:

Breakfast @ Swine & Sons

Sandwiches

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Biscuit Sandwich – Egg, House-Made Canadian Bacon, Tomato Jam

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Fried Chicken and Waffle-wich – Smoked Honey, Pickled Gypsy Peppers, Cornbread Waffle

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Breakfast Focaccia Panini – Egg whites, tomato-basil goat cheese spread, marinated sweet peppers

Plates

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Baked Egg – Grits, Smoked Tomato, Potatoes, Onion, Sausage, Kale

Baked Egg en Croute – Caramelized Onion, house-cured Bacon

Baked Egg en Croute – Spinach, Fontina

Sweets

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Cinnamon Bun

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Chai Spiced Coffee Cake

Bento Boxes

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Smoked Salmon Spread with Bagel Chips

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Salumi and Cheese

Swine & Sons’ breakfast is a collaboration by James Beard-nominated chefs/co-owners James and Julie Petrakis and their Swine & Sons partners, Rhys and Alexia Gawlak.

“Neither The Ravenous Pig nor Cask & Larder are open during breakfast time, so this was the perfect chance to add an option for people to enjoy Swine Family restaurants at all hours,” said James Petrakis.

“Swine & Sons breakfast offers quick takeout for people on the run, as well as a neighborhood hub where guests can read the newspaper while enjoying a cup of coffee.”

Swine & Sons will also offer breakfast catering services for local businesses and private gatherings.

For more information on Swine & Sons, visit www.SwineandSons.com or follow on social media at:
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/swineandsons
Twitter – @SwineandSons
Instagram – @SwineandSons

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This cash-only bakery has been in operation on Michigan Street for over 20 years. It may look a little run down and need of some upkeeping, but the donuts, bagels,& breakfast sandwiches are well worth the visit.

Many folks like the croissant bacon egg and cheese or bagel sandwiches, but on this visit I went straight for the donuts – moist, sweet, delicious. The flavors ranged from glazed to blueberry, apple, frosted, sprinkles, and many more. Try to get there early because by early afternoon, the selection is far less and many of the donuts raided by the locals.

Prices are very affordable, which explains the cash only policy, with half a dozen donuts for $4.25.

The owners seem to be friends with the folks at Sip ‘N Dip Donuts in St. Cloud, too.

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Stacks of donuts glowing under the flourescent lights

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Apple cinnamon donuts, sour cream, glazed, sprinkles

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ROCCO’S TACOS & TEQUILA BAR DEBUTS WEEKEND BRUNCH

Brought to life by charismatic owner Rocco Mangel, Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar has become one of the most popular restaurants on Sand Lake Road, Orlando’s Restaurant Row, with open air seating, beautiful wood themed decor, a fabulous lake side view, along with great Mexican food.

Here the guacamole is prepared tableside and guests can sample from 225 varieties of tequila.

Now they’re getting into the brunch game with new Mexican style breakfast/brunch dishes like Wet Burrito Con Huevos, Pan Dulce y Compota Manzana, and Huevos Ahoghada con Shortribs.

On Saturday and Sunday afternoons, Rocco’s Tacos Orlando guests can spicy up traditional brunch with the popular Wet Burrito con Huevos, scrambles eggs, rajas, bacon, potatoes, cheese guacamole, pico de gallo and chipotle crema and salsa rojo to pack in the heat or the chilequiles, a delicious sunny side up egg topped with tostada chips fried in salsa verde, Chihuahua and cotija cheese, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo.

Guacamole prepared tableside
Guacamole prepared tableside
Guacamole prepared tableside
Guacamole prepared tableside

NEW BRUNCH MENU ITEMS:

· Fruit & Nut Granola ($9.50) – Strawberries, bananas, apple compote, Greek yogurt
· Wet Burrito con Huevos ($12) – Scrambled eggs, rajas, bacon, potatoes, cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo, chipotle crema, salsa rojo
· Benedict Azteca ($13) – Poached eggs in masa sopes, pork cochinitas, salsa orjo, spinach, chipotle crema, Mexican potatos
· Huevos en Cazuela (Bistec: $14, Bacon and Chorizo: $12) – Sunny side up eggs on black beans and cheese with a choice of meat in a skillet
· Huevos Rancheros Divociados ($13) – Sunny side up eggs on tostadas, refried bean, salsas rojo and verde, lettuce, Chihuahua cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole
· Huevos Ahoghada con Shortribs ($13) – Poached eggs on shortribs and poblano hash, salsa verde, corn, spinach, manchego
· Chilequiles ($13) – Sunny side up eggs, tostada chips fried with salsa verde, topped with Chihuahua and cotija cheese, sour cream, guacamole, pico de galllo
· Pan dulce y Compota Manzana ($13) – Mexican style French toast with bacon, agave, and maple syrup, apple compote, sweet sour cream.

Huevos Ahoghada con Shortribs ($13) - Poached eggs on shortribs and poblano hash, salsa verde, corn, spinach, manchego
Huevos Ahoghada con Shortribs ($13) – Poached eggs on shortribs and poblano hash, salsa verde, corn, spinach, manchego
Pan dulce y Compota Manzana ($13) – Mexican style French toast with bacon, agave, and maple syrup, apple compote, sweet sour cream.
Pan dulce y Compota Manzana ($13) – Mexican style French toast with bacon, agave, and maple syrup, apple compote, sweet sour cream.

WHEN:
Saturdays and Sundays
11am – 3 pm

LOCATIONS:
7468 W. Sand Lake Road
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 226-0550

Premium margaritas at Rocco's Tacos
Premium margaritas at Rocco’s Tacos
"Ceviche Del Dia" is made Fresh daily with Marinated seafood with lime, onion, tomato, cilantro, avocado and pepper
“Ceviche Del Dia” is made Fresh daily with Marinated seafood with lime, onion, tomato, cilantro, avocado and pepper

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We found out recently that there is a donut shop near by our house that makes all their donuts in house. With the recent opening of Donut King in Winter Park, it seems Orlando is ripe for a donut renaissance that would make even Homer J. Simpson proud.

Sip and Dip is located off of the main stretch of US-192 in sleepy St. Cloud. The place is run by a happy Thai couple and has been open for almost 20 years since opening here in 1996. The clientele is local and loyal, and I can see why.

The display case prominently placed in the center calls attention to your eyes immediately. The bright fluorescent lighting illuminates yellow trays of rainbow sprinkled glazed donuts, plump glazed bear claws, red velvet chocolate donuts, apple fritters, and many, many others. The display reminds me of Donut King for some reason, and even the smell and taste are similar – sweet and fluffy and altogether a delight to eat. One donut is $0.98, while buying in bulk at a dozen brings in an even better deal at $7.49 for a design. With quality and tastes like this, there is no reason ever to go back to the run of the mill Dunkin’ Donuts.

In addition to their heavenly donuts, Sip and Dip also offers a nice list of bagel and croissant sandwiches and kolaches, which are stuffed hot dog wrapped in bread with cheese and jalapeno peppers, fresh and hot.

The Thai owners even bring a taste of their home here with an assortment of Thai tea and flavored boba teas available for order.

I can’t wait to go back!

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Display case of wondrous donuts at Sip and Dip
Display case of wondrous donuts at Sip and Dip
Rainbow sprinkled vanilla frosting donuts
Rainbow sprinkled vanilla frosting donuts
Coconut and nuts donut
Coconut and nuts donut
Red velvet and more
Red velvet and more

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Assorted toys and gifts for the little ones
Assorted toys and gifts for the little ones
A beautiful mural of space and donuts - note, the big "dipper"
A beautiful mural of space and donuts – note, the big “dipper”
Bacon, egg, and cheese croissant - very good
Bacon, egg, and cheese croissant – very good
Jalapeno and cheese kolache hot dog in a bun
Jalapeno and cheese kolache hot dog in a bun
You know what's up
You know what’s up

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Sip and Dip Donuts – St. Cloud
Website: https://www.facebook.com/sipndip
Mon – Sat: 5:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sun: 5:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Like any other Sunday morning, I was faced with the tedious task of figuring out what to eat for breakfast. After all, no weekend is complete without a memorable Sunday brunch.

I decided to head toward Park Ave with great hope of finding a delicious brunch spot. Unfortunately, the parking situation was not in my favor, so I decided to drive away. A minute later, my eyes glanced over to Ethos Vegan Kitchen. For those of you who have never been here, they serve vegan/vegetarian cuisine – I’ve had their pizza and calzones in the past, which didn’t disappoint at all. However, I was completely unfamiliar with the brunch/breakfast scene at Ethos. The thought of vegan sausage and bacon confused me.

I walked into Ethos and was greeted by a friendly staff. They pointed me to the bar since all the booths were filled. The menu was easy to follow; they were serving up the usual breakfast assortment in a vegan fashion: eggs, french toast, cinnamon buns, bacon, etc

My brunch started with  freshly brewed iced tea, or at least that’s what I was told it was. Unfortunately, the tea was bitter – probably due to over-steeping or poor tea quality. I should have trusted my instincts and ordered a mimosa.

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Bitter Iced Tea 

Before ordering, I asked the server what the vegan sausage was made of. She said, “It’s a mixture of wheat and soy.”

As a struggling vegetarian, I decided to give it a try and ordered the vegan sausage as a side to my french toast, which was served with fresh strawberries, walnuts ($0.99 extra), and agave syrup. When I received my french toast, I was slightly disappointed at first. The portion size was tiny and didn’t seem like it was worth $10. However, I started feeling full after a few bites in. I’m not sure how vegan french toast is made, but Ethos’ take is rich and filling. The powdered sugar and cinnamon accentuated the caramel flavors found in the edges and the sweetness of the strawberries. Unfortunately, I wasn’t a huge fan of the vegan sausage – it was dull in flavor and slightly chalky in texture.

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French Toast topped with fresh strawberries, agave syrup, walnuts, and served with vegan sausage. 

Overall, I’d give the French Toast an eight out of ten. The french toast itself was absolutely delicious but I’ll have to try a different side next time.

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BRIO Tuscan Grille at Winter Park Village in Winter Park is celebrating springtime with its fun-filled Bunny Brunch.

BRIO’s Bunny Brunch offers plenty of delicious items for both adults and children. Dishes on the adult menu include Eggs, Home Fries & Bacon, Sicilian Omelette, Berries & Cream French Toast, and Ham & Biscuit Benedict. Children’s entrees are scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit; and French toast with bacon and fresh fruit. In addition to the Bunny Brunch menu, my guest and I were able to get a taste of the Calamari and Spicy Shrimp & Eggplant appetizers recommended by our friendly server, Sterling.

The new menu options appeal to many different tastes and Executive Chef Eric Carter did a beautiful job with the dishes. BRIO offers flexible options to cater dietary preferences and can substitute entrées with egg whites or turkey sausage. There is also a light gluten free menu with entrées under 550 calories.

To add festivity to the brunch, the Easter Bunny walked around greeting guests at every table for photo opportunities and there was also a face painting station for children.

The restaurant decor is classically polished with white linens and dark marble details. There is a large indoor dining room and outdoor terrace to accommodate any party size, and I opted for outdoor seating to relax in the perfect morning light and weather.

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Sicilian Omelette: Cherrywood smoked ham bacon, Fontanini sausage tomato compote, Mozzarella Provolone and Parmesan cheeses. Served with brunch potatoes.
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Ham & Biscuit Benedict: Two poached cage free eggs, Cherrywood smoked ham, house made biscuit, hollandaise. Served with brunch potatoes.
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Eggs, Home Fries & Bacon: Scrambled eggs, bacon, brunch potatoes, toast. (Turkey sausage available upon request)
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Berries & Cream French Toast: Mascarpone cream cheese stuffed French toast, honey, cinnamon, fresh berry compote. With Applewood smoked bacon.
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Berries & Cream French Toast – my favorite dish!
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Calamari Fritto Misto
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Spicy Shrimp & Eggplant: Pan seared shrimp in a black pepper cream sauce over Romano crusted eggplant. Recommended by our server and it was delicious!
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Executive Chef Eric Carter and Tiffany Nguyen posing with the Easter Bunny

 

BRIO at Winter Park Village
480 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789

BRIO offers Call Ahead Seating and Reservations. (407) 622-5611

BRUNCH AT BRIO ~ Available Saturday & Sunday until 3:30pm.

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BRAVO! Cucina Italiana is a “polished casual,” affordable restaurant offering classic Italian food amongst the shadows of Roman ruins. The subtitle “Cucina Italiana” means Italian kitchen, in which all cooking is done in full view of the guest, creating the energy of a live theater.

BRAVO’s popular entrees include grilled steaks, chops, and made-to-order pizzas, pastas and house specialties, similar to an authentic ‘ristorante’ in Italy. BRAVO! is part of Columbus-based BRAVO I BRIO Restaurant Group. Founded in 1992, BRAVO I BRIO Restaurant Group currently operates more than 100 restaurants in 33 states including BRAVO! Cucina Italiana, BRIO Tuscan Grille and Bon Vie Bistro.

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On April 12, 2014, BRAVO! hosted a fun-filled Bunny Brunch to celebrate springtime. This brunch will be available also during Easter Sunday. I was invited to try it out recently here in town.

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Sit down with the Easter Bunny to enjoy dishes on the menu for adults and children.

Children’s entrées are scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit; and French toast with bacon and fresh fruit.

Adults could chose from Sicilian Omelette (Cherrywood smoked ham, bacon, Fontanini sausage, tomato compote, Mozzarella, Provolone and Parmesan cheeses, served with brunch potatoes) to Berries & Cream French Toast (Mascarpone cream cheese stuffed French toast, honey, cinnamon, and berry compote with Applewood smoked bacon). Two other options will be mentioned below.

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Once drinks are ordered, house baked muffins are brought out. At our table, we were given poppy seed and blueberry muffins. Both were delicious, but were a tad dry in my opinion.

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With the Bunny Brunch, the meal also includes a yogurt & fruit parfait. Each cup was cute and had fresh fruit over yogurt taken right out of the fridge.

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The Eggs, Home Fries & Bacon consisted of scrambled eggs, bacon, brunch potatoes, and brioche toast – turkey sausage available upon request. The scrambled eggs were requested to be of only egg whites and accommodated; they were delicious with a shake of salt and pepper. The bacon was crispy without being burnt. And the home fries were to die for with its delicious seasoning.

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The Ham & Biscuit Benedict had two poached eggs, Cherrywood smoked ham, house made biscuit, and hollandaise, served with brunch potatoes. This was made to please every tastebud as each ingredient added to the dish in general. The poached eggs had a little sweetness to the palate; the ham was smoked and a little spicy, but bearable to those who can’t handle spicy dishes; and the biscuits themselves were fluffy as can be!

BRAVO! Cucina Italiana Orlando – Dellagio is located at 7924 Via Dellagio Way, Orlando, FL 32819, in the Dellagio development adjacent to The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips. The 7,482-square-foot BRAVO! restaurant includes indoor seating for 233, two private dining rooms that can each accommodate up to 30, and an outdoor terrace that seats 122.

BRAVO! offers lunch and dinner, as well as an award-winning children’s menu.

The restaurant is open Sunday–Thursday 11 a.m.–10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.–11 p.m. For reservations, please call (407) 351-5880.

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Easter is Sunday April 20th this year, and with Easter, of course, comes Sunday brunch with the family. Make sure you make your reservations early!

Easter Brunch at the Hyatt Regency Orlando 

 Fiorenzo Italian Steakhouse is offering a special Easter Brunch menu this year – complete with a visit from the Easter Bunny.

For $64 per adult and $32 for children ages 5 to 12, the menu will include hand carved leg of lamb; fluffy omelets made to order; hot and cold smoked salmon; tapas and antipasto display; sparking wine; juice; coffee and tea; and much more.

You can call 407-345-4570 or email Orlando.Regency.Dining@hyatt.com for reservations.

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Enjoy Easter Brunch at Emeril’s Orlando or Emeril’s Tchoup Chop

Restaurants offering special menus, extended hours

Emeril’s Orlando and Emeril’s Tchoup Chop restaurants at Universal Orlando will both be serving unique menu items and cocktail specials onApril 20, Easter Sunday. Emeril’s Orlando will be serving the special menus for brunch only, 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Emeril’s Tchoup Chop will serve the special menu alongside its regular dinner menu from 12–9 p.m. Reservations are recommended.

Easter brunch at Emeril’s Orlando:

Emeril’s Orlando is offering specials including a duck confit and mushroom gumbo;baked oyster Rockefeller; a brûlée goat cheese salad with strawberries and beets;Gulf shrimp and corn grits with bacon, mushrooms, herbs and Creole tomato glaze;crab cakes served with poached eggs and a red bean-sweet corn relish and cayenne hollandaise; a boudin-stuffed quail with collard greens and mustard-pear jus; and panéed veal with truffle fettuccini. The special menu will be served from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on April 20. Call (407) 224-2424 for reservations. View the full menu.

 Andouille crusted fish of the day with shoestring potatoes, zucchini, squash and Creole meuniere sauce at Emeril’s.

Andouille crusted fish of the day with shoestring potatoes, zucchini, squash and Creole meuniere sauce at Emeril’s.

Easter at Emeril’s Tchoup Chop:

Emeril’s Tchoup Chop Easter specials include a Robata Tako with chick peas, sundried tomatoes, cannellini beans, charred ramps, yuzu dill vinaigrette; crab cake benedict with furikake biscuits, Asian guacamole kim chee hollandaise; chicken under a brick with spring peas, new potatoes, pipikaula, artichoke, cipollini onions charred ramp morel vinaigrette; a grilled Australian lamb T-bone with apple habanero “Waldorf” potato salad, mint lemongrass tamari drizzle huckleberry jam; a Lilikoi key lime meringue with huckleberry jam and huckleberry sorbet; and carrot cake trifle in a jar with macadamia nut brittle ice cream. The special menu will be served in addition to the regular dinner menu from 12–9 p.m. Call (407) 503-2467 for reservations. View the full Easter menu.

Contact

Emeril’s Orlando
(407) 224-2424
www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-orlando
FacebookTwitterInstagram (@EmerilsOrlando)
#EmerilsEaster

Emeril’s Tchoup Chop
(407) 503-2467
http://www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-tchoup-chop
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#EmerilsEaster

BRIO Tuscan Grille at Winter Park Village Hops Into Easter
with April 12 Bunny Brunch, Featuring the Easter Bunny & Fun Activities

Who/What:
BRIO Tuscan Grille (BRIO) at Winter Park Village in Winter Park is celebrating springtime with its fun-filled Bunny Brunch for the entire family. Kids will spring into exciting Easter activities and a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny himself (don’t forget your camera!)

BRIO’s breakfast will be plentiful with delicious items for both adults and children. Dishes on the adult menu, all priced at $11.95, include Eggs, Home Fries & Bacon (scrambled eggs, bacon, brunch potatoes, and brioche toast – turkey sausage available upon request); Sicilian Omelette (Cherrywood smoked ham, bacon, Fontanini sausage, tomato compote, Mozzarella, Provolone and Parmesan cheeses, served with brunch potatoes); Berries & Cream French Toast (Mascarpone cream cheese stuffed French toast, honey, cinnamon, and berry compote with Applewood smoked bacon); and Ham & Biscuit Benedict (two poached eggs, Cherrywood smoked ham, housemade biscuit, and hollandaise, served with brunch potatoes).

Children’s entrees, both priced at $5.95, are scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit; and French toast with bacon and fresh fruit.

All meals come with choice of coffee, tea, soda or juice; plus a yogurt & fruit parfait and house baked muffins.

Reservations are requested for the Bunny Brunch at (407) 622-5611.

When:
Saturday, April 12, 9–11 a.m.

Where:
BRIO at Winter Park Village
480 N. Orlando Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
(407) 622-5611

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It’s Brunch with the Easter Bunny! BRAVO! Cucina Italiana Orlando – Dellagio Hops into its April 12 Bunny Brunch, Featuring the Bunny Himself & Fun Activities

Who/What:
BRAVO! Cucina Italiana Orlando – Dellagio in Orlando is celebrating springtime with its fun-filled Bunny Brunch for the entire family. Kids will spring into exciting Easter activities and a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny himself (don’t forget your camera!)

BRAVO!’s breakfast will be plentiful with delicious items for both adults and children. Dishes on the adult menu, all priced at $11.95, include Eggs, Home Fries & Bacon (scrambled eggs, bacon, brunch potatoes, and brioche toast – turkey sausage available upon request); Sicilian Omelette (Cherrywood smoked ham, bacon, Fontanini sausage, tomato compote, Mozzarella, Provolone and Parmesan cheeses, served with brunch potatoes); Berries & Cream French Toast (Mascarpone cream cheese stuffed French toast, honey, cinnamon, and berry compote with Applewood smoked bacon); and Ham & Biscuit Benedict (two poached eggs, Cherrywood smoked ham, housemade biscuit, and hollandaise, served with brunch potatoes).

Children’s entrees, both priced at $5.95, are scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit; and French toast with bacon and fresh fruit.

All meals come with choice of coffee, tea, soda or juice; plus a yogurt & fruit parfait and house baked muffins.

Reservations are requested for the Bunny Brunch at (407) 351-5880.

When:
Saturday, April 12, 9–10:30 a.m.

Where:
BRAVO! Cucina Italiana Orlando – Dellagio
7924 Via Dellagio Way
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 351-5880.

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Easter at Ocean Prime

Celebrate Easter with family and friends at Orlando’s modern American supper club. Ocean Prime will open early at 11 a.m. on Easter Sunday, serving executive chef Jeremy Mattson’s special brunch menu in addition to the dinner menu all day. Brunch options include blood orange mimosaquichewith spinach, swiss, provolone, parmesan, arugula salad and fresh fruit,blueberry French toast with cream cheese, powdered sugar, warm maple syrup and smoked bacon, braised short rib with marble potatoes, caramelized onions, roasted peppers, poached eggs and cabernet jus, crab and eggs with toasted English muffin, jumbo lump crab cakes, poached eggs, hollandaise, fingerling potatoes and fresh fruit and blackened salmon salad with strawberries, grapes, cantaloupe, goat cheese, field greens, basil poppyseed dressing and candied walnuts. Reservations can be made online at www.ocean-prime.com.

Ocean Prime Crab and Eggs

Easter Day Buffet with Unlimited Champagne Café Osceola

Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Whether you love traditional favorites, unlimited champagne or dazzling desserts, Rosen Shingle Creek’s Café Osceola is serving more than 44 mouthwatering edibles for everyone to savor. Menu offerings include soups, salad, seafood stations, delicious entrees, carving and pasta stations, desserts and much more!

The buffet is priced at $64.95 for adults; $29.95 for children ages 4-12; free for children 3 and under. Florida residents and hotel guests take 25% off. Price does include tax and gratuity.

Reservations are strongly recommended by calling (407) 996-6338. For more information contact Emily Grether at egrether@rosenshinglecreek.com, or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1410742295843030/.

Easter Day Buffet with Unlimited Champagne at Café Gauguin

Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The Easter Bunny is bringing more than just candy this year. Enjoy Café Gauguin’s special Easter Brunch including waffles and omelets made to order, carving stations, fresh seafood, sushi and desserts ranging from chocolate fondue to an assortment of pies, plus unlimited champagne and mimosas.

Our buffet is $41.95 for adults; $16.95 for children ages 4-12; free for children 3 and under. Price does not include tax and gratuity. Valet parking is complimentary.

Reservations are strongly recommended by calling (407) 996-9840. For more information contact Adrienne Lee at alee@rosencentre.com, or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/618763558171061/#.

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Easter Day Brunch Buffet at Rosen Plaza’s Grand Ballroom

Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Fill your Easter basket with our spring brunch selections. Choose from more than 39 delectable dishes of soups, salads, fresh seafood, traditional favorites and decadent desserts. Includes a complimentary glass of wine.

The buffet is priced at $36.95 plus tax and gratuity, children under 12 $16.95 plus tax and gratuity; children under 4 free with each paying adult. Valet parking is complimentary.

Reservations are strongly recommended by calling (407) 996-0256. For more information contact Connie McCoy at cmccoy@rosenplaza.com, or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/614345248618502/.

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Celebrate Easter Brazilian-Style
Texas de Brazil to Open at 11:00 a.m. with Additional Menu Items!

WHAT: Texas de Brazil will open at 11:00 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 20 and is the perfect choice for an Easter feast, Brazilian-style! Families can enjoy Texas de Brazil’s signature cuts of beef, pork, lamb, chicken and Brazilian sausage carved tableside in true Brazilian Churrascaria fashion.

MENU
ADDITIONS: For Easter only, Texas de Brazil is offering scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, fruit salad, assorted pastries, bacon and sausage, in addition to their regular dinner menu. For the special price of $8/each, diners can also choose between mango, strawberry or passion fruit flavored Spring Mimosas, a delicious cocktail made with their house Champagne, blended with choice of fruit puree and a touch of orange juice.

WHEN: Sunday, April 20, open at 11:00 a.m.

COST: Regular Dinner: $46.99/Light Dinner: $24.99. Texas de Brazil will be serving the regular dinner menu and price all day. Drinks, dessert, alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity are additional.

WHERE: Orlando, FL: 5259 International Drive, 407.355.0355

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Hash House A Go Go, an all-day dining spot, opened at 5350 International Drive; Orlando, FL – just a half mile North of Universal Boulevard, serving “twisted farm food” for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner at the restaurant group’s first Southeast location.

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The restaurant seats 260 guests, including 60 seats at the bar.

Hash House A Go Go has received national recognition from the likes of The Steve Harvey Show, Martha Stewart, Al Roker, and Adam Richman of the Travel Channel’s “Man Vs. Food.”

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I recently visited for a media dinner, and all I can say is that I wish them the best of luck.

The location has previously been a series of different restaurants without many lasting more than a few years.

As one of the few if only places for “breakfast” on International Drive, it is a unique restaurant with uniquely huge portions of food. I would imagine it would be a good place for groups to get together for something “fun” or different to try or maybe have a nice laugh about when the food arrives.

The decor is a bit dark inside when I would have imagined something brighter to signal the morning day or something.

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The food…though admired by Adam Richman and Martha Stewart…was not particularly memorable besides the huge portions. It was gluttony defined…huge portions for a good price.

I suppose it is true what they say as quantities increase, quality often is compromised. The items I tasted were in need of some flavor and taste, and I hope the chef remedies this before it is too late.

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Johnny’s Famous BLT Mary trimmed with a fresh tomato wheel, smoked bacon slice, a rib of romaine lettuce, and toast.

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Honey biscuits – huge, and a bit dry

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Chorizo House Hash tossed with crispy potatoes & topped w/ 2 eggs, served with fruit and biscuit

Brunch

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Crispy Hand-Hammered Pork Tenderloin Benedict
with market tomato, spinach, and barbecue cream, topped with scrambled eggs

Dinner

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Sage Fried Chicken and Waffles
two sage fried chicken breasts with a hardwood smoked bacon waffle tower, hot maple reduction and fried leaks

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Pork Tenderloin Benedict
Mayor Buddy Dyer and Commissioner Samuel B. Ings with the staff at Hash House A Go Go
Mayor Buddy Dyer and Commissioner Samuel B. Ings with the staff at Hash House A Go Go

Located in Orange County, south-west of Orlando at 5350 International Drive, Hash House A Go Go will feature “twisted farm food, blending traditional dishes with bold flavors” known for their brunch and breakfast food. This location once housed Nelore Churrascaria and Mateo’s Italian, among other incarnations.

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Chicken Pot Pie - Roasted chicken, pan gravy, farm fresh veggies in an upside down cracker crust shell
Chicken Pot Pie – Roasted chicken, pan gravy, farm fresh veggies in an upside down cracker crust shell

Hash House a Go Go is probably best known for its appearance on the notorious Travel Channel TV show Man Vs. Food, when Adam Richman visited the Las Vegas location and tried out their monstrous “Sage Fried Chicken Eggs Benedict”. I see what they mean by “twisted.”

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Adam Richman of the Travel Channel’s Man Vs. Food with the Fried Chicken Eggs Benedict

The benedict is an amalgam of fresh spinach, hardwood smoked bacon, market tomato, griddled mozzarella, chipotle cream and scrambled eggs served on a fresh split biscuit with griddled mashed potatoes.

The restaurant will open to the public on Tuesday, April 16th at 9 a.m.

The restaurant will be open daily, with breakfast served all day through lunch and selected signature breakfast items available at dinner.

Breakfast service will start at 7 a.m., continuing into lunch from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., and dinner will be served from 5:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. with late night dining on Friday and Saturday till 1a.m.

Brunch service will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please visit www.hashhouseagogo.com. “Like” Hash House A Go Go on Facebook for flash updates, special offers, and more.

With outposts already in Las Vegas, Reno, and Chicago to name a few, Hash House A Go Go celebrated its latest addition with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Orlando restaurant on 5350 International Drive.

On Wednesday, April 10th at 6:30 p.m., join Mayor Buddy Dyer and Commissioner Samuel B. Ings in welcoming the award-winning dining spot to its new home.

Mayor Buddy Dyer and Commissioner Samuel B. Ings at the ribbon cutting
Mayor Buddy Dyer and Commissioner Samuel B. Ings at the ribbon cutting
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer says they think his tractor is sexy at Hash House a Go Go
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer says they think his tractor is sexy at Hash House a Go Go
Chicken and Bacon Waffle Tower - Drizzled with hot maple reduction & fried leeks
Chicken and Bacon Waffle Tower – Drizzled with hot maple reduction & fried leeks

5350 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 – http://www.hashhouseagogo.com/

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This recipe is inspired by the nutella fruit waffle sandwiches found at Sleepy Hollow in Liberty Square at Disney’s Magic Kingdom.

Truly a hidden gem, these waffles, as well as their chicken and waffle variety, were some of the most delicious theme park food I’ve had in a while and I still remember it fondly.

My sister Christina recently received a Black and Decker flip waffle maker for Christmas and so we thought we’d try it out today. They turned out perfectly, slightly crispy yet still fluffy and a little sweet.

Directions

Preheat waffle iron. Separate egg whites and beat whites until fluffy in a small bowl. Beat egg yolks in large bowl with hand beater until fluffy. Beat in flour, milk, vegetable oil, baking powder, salt, vanilla, and cinnamon, just until smooth. Beat in egg whites and sugar.

Spray preheated waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray. Pour mix onto hot waffle iron. Cook until golden brown. Serve hot.

Spread nutella over the waffle and add blueberries, sliced bananas, strawberries, and confectionary sugar as desired.

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I previously visited Peach Valley Café in the Dr. Phillips area a few years ago and had a lovely breakfast of Belgian waffles and sausage. The restaurant, based out of New Smyrna Beach and part of the Stonewood Restaurant Group, recently expanded to the SoDo District (South of Downtown Orlando), the third in the Orlando area after the aforementioned Dr. Philips and Heathrow locations.

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I was recently invited by the folks at Peach Valley to a media brunch event to sample some of their menu items. The restaurant is located in a plaza, tucked away from Orange Avenue near a Publix. Large open windows along the building give the space a lot of Florida sunshine and light, providing a bright, airy feeling inside. Surprisingly, I was told that they are busiest during rainy days compared to sunny days, maybe because there are so many things to do in Central Florida when the sun is out and there is more of a need for comfort food in those down weather days.

Peach Valley Cafe specializes in brunch and breakfast items, all prepared in house with fresh ingredients, with many healthy and light options for those new year’s resolution conscious diners. However, I am not one of those diners.

The first thing we had were the apple fritters, a popular mainstay at Peach Valley, served tableside with a shake of brown sugar and cinnamon and a side of strawberry or pumpkin yogurt dip. The fritters were good, fresh and fluffy, lightly sweet and fun to dip. I can see why so many people rave about these little apple cinnamon bits of joy.

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Peach Valley Cafe’s Apple Fritters – served tableside

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Peach Valley Cafe’s Apple Fritters – with their dipping sauces.

One of our favorite items was the Chicken and Waffles, prepared with fried chicken, pillowy Belgian waffles, and blueberry butter and cajun syrup. Though the fried chicken may have needed some more seasoning, the waffle, chicken, and cajun syrup made for a winning combination of texture and tastes.

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Chicken and Waffles, prepared with fried chicken, pillowy Belgian waffles, and blueberry butter and cajun syrup

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Stuffed French Toast was another highlight here, made with a creamy peach and strawberry filling, and housemade blueberry syrup.

 

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For those veggie lovers, try the vegetable and egg croissant benedict, made with flaky croissants, beefsteak tomatos, asparagus, spicy red onions, and poached egg with hollandaise sauce and breakfast potatos.

 
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Peach Valley uses a state of the art Kindle Fire based ordering system that allows the waiters to quickly send the orders over to the kitchen.

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Our waiter, a young gentlemen studying to become a doctor at UF, suggested to us the delicious Santa Fe Chicken Salad Wrap, a wrap stuffed with corn and black bean salsa, pico de gallo, fresh mixed greens, and a creamy ranch dressing. It was refreshing and tasty, and maybe one of my favorite wraps ever.

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Santa Fe Chicken Salad Wrap

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Peach Valley’s Shrimp and Grits, New Orleans inspired

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Home made peach cobbler a la mode!

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Hours
Monday –Friday 7am-2:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday 7am-3:30pm

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Located inside one of the many “hidden garden” courtyards along Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park, The Bistro on Park Avenue is a beautiful gem waiting to be discovered. A few friends and I decided to visit one morning for a Sunday brunch and enjoy some omelettes and eggs benedicts. The Bistro on Park Avenue has an outside patio dining area, as well as a sun room, covered inside area, and an oyster bar.

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For an appetizer, I ordered half a dozen fried oysters, which came out quite tasty and crunchy with a nice remoulade sauce accompaniment.

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I ordered the Smoked Salmon Benedict with a side of breakfast potatoes. I enjoyed the smoked salmon part, but found the eggs to have been overdone (no longer runny) and the English muffin was a bit dry. Overall, the food was enjoyable though a bit overpriced it seemed. I would probably have to return to try some more of their offerings before making a final verdict.

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Smoked Salmon Benedict
English muffin with tender smoked salmon topped with
poached eggs and home made hollandaise
$14

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California Benedict
Roasted portobello mushroom, tomatoes, avocado with two
poached eggs, topped with home made hollandaise.
$13

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Andouille Sausage Omelet
Three egg omelet with andouille sausage and
cheddar-Jack cheese. $12

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After our brunch, we decided to walk down along Park Avenue to explore some of the shops and bakeries for a little something sweet after our meal. Sweet Traditions French Bakery and Cafe was, luckily, a few short steps away and we picked up a little almond croissant from the place to share. The croissant was scrumptious and sweet with the yellow almond paste slathered in the center, dusted with some confectionary sugar.

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Cask & Larder is premiering their Sunday brunch on this September 16 with downhome classics featuring a C&L twist— griddle cakes, biscuits and gravy, steak and eggs, chicken and waffles, along with plenty of good ol’ grits.

Sous Chef Jared Thate will orchestrate the Southern-inspired sitdown, along with Chef de Cuisine Dennis Bernard and Chef/Owner James Petrakis.  Local farms like Palmetto Creek (pork) and Lake Meadow Naturals (eggs) will provide many of our ingredients, with other regional items coming from farmers and sources well south of the Mason-Dixon Line.

“I grew up eating food like this in Tennessee,” says Thate, who thrives on discovering new food sources from around the South. “I’m really excited to bring these kind of meals to Winter Park and Orlando.”

Pastry Chef de Cuisine Koralyss Henderson will bake up beignets, profiteroles, muffins, and brioche cinnamon twist.

Cask and Larder is also churning their very own house-made butter. And you can expect classic cocktails with a C&L spin, along with house-brewed craft beers from C&L brewmaster Ron Raike.

“I’m brewing beers just for brunch to enhance the flavors of the food, like a brown ale with vanilla, orange and ginger,” says Raike. “It will be cool to see how they complement the menu.”

Sunday Brunch: 10:30am-3pm
Reservations are suggested but not required. Open seating
available in the bar and seating available for walk-ins at the oyster
bar and communal table

CASK & LARDER RESTAURANT
565 W. Fairbanks Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789

PHONE
321-280-4209

WEB

www.caskandlarder.com

See photos below, courtesy of Erin from Cask and Larder!

Baked Grits

Pickled Shrimp & Fried Oysters

Profiteroles stuffed with Peanut Butter Mousse & Blackberry Jelly

Beignets w/ bourbon caramel

Ham Steak & Eggs

Pepper Biscuits & Gravy w/ collards & fried pickled okra

Chicken & Waffles

Country Omelet

Griddle cakes & PORK belly

Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week, Donut King is a treat for those who love hand made, fresh daily donuts. Located out in Minneola, north of SR 50 and way out west of Orlando, this unassuming little bake shop packs a big punch in terms of sweet flavors. Strangely enough, there are several menus featured here at Donut King: the donuts menu, a breakfast menu, a burger menu, and a New Orleans style cajun menu (including an impressive list of po boy sandwiches).

When you first step into Donut King, it feels like it used to be a old 50’s fast food joint, despite being open only since 2007. A few scattered chairs and tables, and a bar area on a side are all the seating available. Most patrons come in, salivating over the display of donuts on donuts on donuts, ordering their boxes and go.

Donuts ($0.79 each or $7.79 for a dozen) reign supreme here at donut king, soft, fluffy, and delicious. The glazed donut is heavenly, a sweet donut soft and fluffy like something you’d find on cloud 9 with a touch of vanilla flavor. The red velvet chocolate cake donut and the sour dough cake donut are also great, though they tasted more like cakes in donut form than a traditional donut. The sour dough cake donut reminded me particularly of a delightful apple fritter with out the apples. Custard filled donut holes, chocolate oreo crusted donuts, strawberry glazed donuts, and even a UF Gator themed sprinkled, chocolate glazed donut are some of the many flavors available.

As mentioned earlier, there is a burger menu, consisting of their signature “castle burgers“, which are much like the White Castle/Krystal’s slider variety. The bun was soft and the burger itself was agreeable, though nothing out of the ordinary. I wished there was more toppings in the burger, like more onions and pickles.

The New Orleans style cajun menu here was surprisingly good. The catfish had a spicy, flavorful batter and was fried to a golden crisp. The accompanying grits were standard fare. A whopping platter of gumbo with okra, sausage, cajun spices, and sauce over rice and french bread had a home-cooked, yet very mild taste to it, though I would have expected it to be more soup-like as I am accustomed to. One of my favorite things on the menu here were the chicken wings, fresh, crispy little wings dipped in a mild hot sauce. Simple but good.

Just the sheer amount of variety here will have you liking something on the menu. The donuts indeed were the main attraction

Let the Donut King continue his reign.

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Unassuming storefront belies what lay inside

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Delicioso

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The Castle Burger

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What wonders behold

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Donuts!

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Dozen donuts please

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Catfish and grits

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Glazed Donuts on a stick – i call it the HoneyCatTails

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Gumbo – Large $7.99

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Oviedo Townhouse – Breakfast/Lunch – Oviedo

“Have a seat anywhere you’d like, hun” the waitress told me as I entered. She was a smiling, motherly figure full of that good old southern hospitality and small town charm.

The Oviedo Townhouse restaurant sits on the corner of SR 434 and SR 426 in the heart of Oviedo’s historic “downtown”. In a recent article by CNN Money, the small town of Oviedo ranks up as one of the top 100 places to live in America for 2009. The Townhouse may be the reason why.

Outside, the Townhouse is a bright yellow building with accents of blue and large windows painted with specials and notices. Cars constantly roll by at this busy intersection, and nearby you could hear the faint clucking of the infamous Oviedo chicken.

Taking a step into the Oviedo Townhouse feels like taking a step into an electic auntie’s living room. Various memorabilia throughout the decades decorate the walls, from old childrens’ drawings to chicken figurines and other assorted macabre, it is a bit of a comical sight to see. All of this may appear a bit sketch at first…

But the food here at the Oviedo Townhouse is what solidifies its reputation as a Oviedo establishment. Having won numerous awards for its breakfast, I decided to try to go that route during my lunch break (they serve breakfast all day). Thankfully, most all of their items are priced quite reasonably.

I order the Steak and Eggs ($9.79), a juicy perfectly cooked and seasoned medium rare 6 oz sirloin steak with sunny side up eggs, a side of scrumptious buttered toast, and a serving of their delicious Homefries. Homefries are like breakfast potatoes cooked and grilled and spiced up, delicious. I also order a side of corned beef hash, a salty, tasty treat for my tastebuds.

In a time where greasy chains abound from Denny’s to IHOP’s that serve the same mediocre and barely-edible-unless-you’re-really-wasted “breakfast” food, the 48 year old Oviedo Townhouse is a breath of fresh air, doing breakfast well, tried and true, as if you were eating at home. Though it may not be the best ever, it comes pretty close.

They also serve lunch, dinner, and Greek food here at the Townhouse.

I would recommend you to try the Oviedo Townhouse soon before its too late – the Florida Department of Transportation will be demolishing the area to make way for additional widening of the clogged up intersection in the near future.

Tasty Chomps Rating!!!!
4.5 out of 5 Tasty Chomps!!!!

Town House on Urbanspoon

The Townhouse Restaurant of Oviedo Inc.
9 E. Broadway Oviedo, FL 32765
(407) 365-5151
http://www.oviedotownhouse.com/



Oviedo Townhouse from the outside

A view from within the Oviedo Townhouse


Looking out the window at the Oviedo Townhouse


Steak and Eggs with Homefries, delicious


Delicious Sirloin Steak, seasoned and juicy


Buttered to perfection Toast


Over easy eggs, just how I like em


Homefries are the way to go


Corned beef hash, salty and tasty

 

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