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Thai Thani at Celebration

Celebration is one of those places we love to visit and enjoy the quiet streets and restaurants. Christmas time is a magical place at night with lots of tree lights horse rides snow and skating for all but it is just as pleasant on a warm summers eve...
Viewed 1360 times since 16 September 2013.

Joe's Crab Shack

When we first bought our villa there were only a couple of restaurants nearby now we are lucky to have so many we are spoilt for choice. We go back home after every visit with at least one on our To Do list! The one left to visit from our last holida...
Viewed 1303 times since 4 July 2013.

Chuy's Mexican Restaurant - Kissimmee

Arriving for our holiday as we joined the 192 to get to our villa there was a very bright restaurant surrounded by lots of lights. None of us had heard of Chuy’s before but understood from the front of the building it was a Mexican Restaurant. Althou...
Viewed 1182 times since 27 June 2013.

Perkins - Take home a sweet treat.

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 987 times since 19 April 2013.

The most memorable meal in Florida.

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 950 times since 19 April 2013.

An ice cream dream at Dairy Queen!

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 986 times since 17 April 2013.

Perkins - a good lunch

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 1069 times since 17 April 2013.

A filling breakfast at Perkins!

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 1031 times since 17 April 2013.

Guppy's for dinner.

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 982 times since 14 April 2013.

Afternoon Tea at the Ritz-Carlton, Orlando Grande-Lakes Part 3

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 1829 times since 11 January 2013.

Afternoon Tea at the Ritz-Carlton, Orlando Grande-Lakes Part 2

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 3360 times since 11 January 2013.

Afternoon Tea at the Ritz-Carlton, Orlando Grande-Lakes Part 1

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 1972 times since 11 January 2013.

Bone Fish Grill

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 1503 times since 6 January 2013.

Portobello Restaurant

Portobello Restaurant 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 1674 times since 30 November 2012.

Panera Bread

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 1841 times since 29 November 2012.

Olive Garden - Casual Family Italian Dining

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 1582 times since 7 August 2012.

BJ's Brewhouse

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 1685 times since 5 August 2012.

ONE FLIGHT UP; A DIFFERENT PLACE TO EAT!

You can never go to Mt Dora too often; the mix of beautiful lake, intriguing shops and different restaurants make for a wonderful day out. The last time we were there we discovered One Flight Up and I do mean discovered! If you do no...
Viewed 1400 times since 31 May 2012.

Cherry Pocket for dinner.

Cherry Pocket Steak and Seafood Shak is located in a fish camp in Lake Wales. If you are looking for starched table cloths and silver service this is not for you. If you want great seafood, fish or steaks, served enthusiastically then it will be righ...
Viewed 1648 times since 24 April 2012.

Cherry Pocket for lunch!

Cherry Pocket restaurant is located in Lake Wales, on Lake Pierce in a fish camp. So you will guess it is casual, and it is. But further than that I have to warn you not to turn tail and run when you approach what looks like a shack (and ...
Viewed 1377 times since 24 April 2012.

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