Farm Fresh Foods Served to you by Canvas

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Today’s #localHOTSPOT can be found along the lakefront at the Laureate Park Village Center in the heart of #LakeNona. Canvas Restaurant and Market has many accolades from being the best Date Night Restaurant, best water front dining and many more. Canvas Restaurant serves new American cuisine with a focus on seasonal, regional produce and fresh seafood. Daily hours vary so …

Feel Right at Home with Garp & Fuss

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Experience ‘community’ in this beautiful Winter Park gastro bar! Established in 2017, Garp & Fuss sits inside The Hidden Garden along beautiful Park Avenue in Winter Park, Fla. A visit to the five-room, 3,800-square-foot restaurant leaves one feeling a sense of comfort that can rarely be found outside one’s own home. For head chef Liz Zucco and general manager Nikki …

French Steakhouse Chain Opens its Doors in Orlando

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The La Boucherie Group is an international chain founded in the 1980’s and has grown to be one of the largest steakhouse in France. La Boucherie Orlando is the first location in the United States Market. In just one year, La Boucherie Orlando has been named USA Today’s ’10 Best New and Popular Restaurants in Orlando’ as well as Orlando Weekly’s …

Italian Cuisine Crafted with Love

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One of Orlando’s Top Italian Restaurants since 1980, Enzo’s on the Lake in Longwood specializes in all things Italian cuisine! From their homemade pastas, aged meats, to their daily house specialties, there is something for everyone at this quaint house turned restaurant. Start from the top. What are your first impressions of this restaurant?Colorful, Picasso-esque paintings by one of the …

Dine in the Historic Brockman House

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Located in beautiful downtown Gotha. Yellow Dog Eats is housed in one of the historic buildings – The Brockman House! This amazing restaurant, cafe & bar aspires to a time when this great country was populated by stores that reflected the unique character of their many owners and provided a truly personal experience. Yellow Dog Eats carries a menu of sandwiches, salads, barbeque …

Experience Cuba in Black Bean Deli

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With the goal to preserve Cuban traditions food, coffee and experience resembling an abuela’s kitchen with timeless design, Black Bean Deli serves authentic dishes that always deliver on flavor at affordable rates. The Black Bean Deli is a popular cafe which serves classic Cuban comfort eats with limited seating or curbside takeout. Their specialties include Cuban sandwiches, picadillo, beans and …

Fine Dining with Central Florida’s #1 Steakhouse

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This delightful spot was founded in 2012 from very humble beginnings. Today, it is a fine dining experience in an unpretentious environment. Owned and operated by Ed Conlan, this venture represents a lifelong dream to provide a high quality dining experience with exceptional personalized service in an unpretentious environment. Aged, black angus steaks are the cornerstone of their menu complimented …

Sweet Tooth Cravings? Gideon’s is the Place to Go!

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Many Disney fans know of Gideon’s Bakehouse. The sweet shop is pretty darn famous for selling their loaded cookies at The Polite Pig in Disney Springs. But soon, this award-winning bakery will be opening its very own location in The Landing, across from Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar at Disney Springs. Just a bit of history – Steve Lewis, the bakery …

Authentic & Fresh Turkish Cuisine in Central Florida

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Looking for something original? Bosphorous – which is the original Turkish Restaurant in Central Florida opening in Winter Park in 2004. Today you will find four locations in the greater Orlando area all with the same “Polished Casual” feel. You will be surrounded by authentic pottery, silk carpets, handmade glassware with warm yet vibrant tones. The food you will come …

Discover Asia with WAVE!

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Sushi Donut… Sushi taco… Sushi Pizza… Sushi Burger… Have you ever heard of such things? Well at Wave Asian Bistro & Sushi you will find that and much more!! Come check out this imaginative restaurant in quaint downtown Mount Dora, just a short ride North West of Orlando. You may also want to try out sushi cereal—a bowl of raw …