• Orlando Culinary Tour

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    Let me start off by saying that I don’t like amusement parks. I think they’re cheesy and overpriced, and I’d rather spend my time and money elsewhere. However, I’m a big fan of the Harry Potter books. At first, I didn’t think Harry Potter was for me. Wizards and magic? Totally not my thing. But, […]

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    Just Roll Me Out of Orlando

    August 30, 2010

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    I am stuffed. I may never eat again. My culinary tour of Orlando was amazing in so many ways, but I’m so glad that it’s over! My final day in Orlando started with blog friends! Meghann, Katy, and Katy joined me for breakfast at Harvest in the Hilton where I was staying. I knew that […]

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    Le Coq Au Vin

    August 29, 2010

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    My second day in Orlando was a busy one. It started with breakfast a Bull & Bear, followed by lunch at Pho 88, chocolate-making at Farris and Foster’s, beer-drinkin’ at the Orlando Brewing Company, and it concluded with a lovely dinner at Le Coq Au Vin. Le Coq Au Vin offers a fresh twist on […]

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    After lunch at Pho 88, our group headed to a really neat chocolate shop in picturesque Baldwin Park. Farris and Foster’s Famous Chocolate Factory is a chocoholic’s heaven! But, you don’t just get to eat the chocolate– you get to make it too! We got to get our hands dirty making our very own chocolates […]

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    Orlando Brewing Company

    August 29, 2010

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    On Friday, our group visited the Orlando Brewing Company, which is Florida’s only certified organic brewery. All of the beer is brewed right on the premises, so it is as fresh as can be. There are more than a dozen beers on draft in their Tap Room and even more in bottles. Free tours of […]

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    Red Chair Affair

    August 28, 2010

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    Tonight, I had the pleasure of attending the 6th Annual Red Chair Affair at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre in Orlando. The Red Chair Project is a public service designed to increase participation in the Orlando/Central Florida arts and cultural community by building awareness. As a collaborative campaign involving arts and cultural organizations from […]

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    Pho 88

    August 28, 2010

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    After a big breakfast at Bull & Bear, we headed to Pho 88 in the Vimi district for lunch. Pho 88 is a family-owned restaurant that offers a huge selection of authentic Vietnamese dishes. By just browsing the menu, I knew we were in for a treat. I just had to make some room in […]

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