Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2018

This is a blog post in progress, my friends. I’ll keeping adding restaurants as they come my way.

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Steak-Out – Beef Is King at the 2018 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

The 2018 Epcot Food & Wine Festival kicks off on August 30, and as usual it's enhanced yet more with new foods, beverages and other offerings.

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Let's Start with Lobster – Orlando Magical Dining Month 2018

One week to go, folks. It's time for Orlando Magical Dining Month 2018.

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15 Things You Need to Know About Wine Bar George

Cheap yet decent wine from barrels. Fancy-pants wines you may never get to try anywhere else. Non-snobby service, winemaker sessions, music you kinda-sorta know but not quite. Here are 15 things you need to know about Wine Bar George.

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Where to Eat in Portland, Oregon

Here's where to eat in Portland, Oregon.

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If You Must Eat Out on Mothers Day in Orlando 2018 ...

If you want dine in a restaurant on Mother's Day 2018, here are terrific Orlando options.

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Why Splurge on Chef's Gala? Let's Talk Lobster, Elderflower and Cava-Vanilla Vinaigrette

Every year, you see me and every other food writer in town urging you to dole out hundreds of dollars to attend Chef's Gala, a food-centered fundraiser for Heart of Florida United Way.  What on earth, really, can justify spending $325 per person, or $600 for two, for one evening out?

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What the Heck Is an AF Room?

A test for an online magazine asked me to write something relating to an AF room. The publication is aimed at Millennial women, and, like every generation, Millennials have their own lingo. I couldn't figure this one out.

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One Delicious Dish: Roasted Sweet Potato Soup at Highball & Harvest

Just lunch. Just soup and salad. Then I took a spoonful of the soup, called Roasted Sweet Potato Soup.

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Bring on the Hot Cocoa. SOUL Haven Ranch Brings Carriage Rides – and Sparkly Little Horsey Shoes – to Winter Garden

In mid-summer, even, you'll be tempted to break out the Swiss Miss and start reading Little House on the Prairie by a fireplace once you get to Soul Haven Ranch. The growing enterprise is four businesses in one, and one of those efforts is not-for-profit.

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If You Love Disney and You Love a Feast ...

Once a year, on a family-owned farm up in remote Zellwood, Florida, a magical merging occurs. Chefs from Disney World's very top restaurants personally prepare and serve spectacular foods to a group of no more than 200 adults.

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Where to Eat on Christmas in Orlando 2017

Loads of Orlando restaurants are opening their doors on Christmas Eve and Christmas so you can celebrate without a bit of work. Others will prepare food in advance that you can heat and eat once at home on the big day. Here are our favorites.

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Five Gifts for a Practical Woman

Plenty of women like frivolities as gifts, but often the holidays call for practicality -- items that we'll actually use yet wouldn't buy for ourselves. Here are five gift ideas that will bring wrapping-paper joy to the no-nonsense recipient on your list.

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Miracle on Orange: The Courtesy Bar Gets in the Holiday Spirit

As the holiday season gets underway, downtown Orlando's The Courtesy Bar has taken on a new identity. Under the sub-name Miracle on Orange, the craft cocktail lounge is using recipes, barware and other items from a global Miracle promotion.

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Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2017

Here are five great places to eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2017. I'll be sharing this info on Orlando's Fox 35 about 9:45 on Sunday morning, so please tune in.

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Refreshing - Great Food at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

From bar snacks to fine dining, you'll find great food at Disney's Wilderness Lodge.

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