It’s not often I sit down to write a review about a restaurant and don’t know where to start or have to think of a way not to be overly critical, but I’m here today thanks to a night at Mesa 21 on Lake Ivanhoe in Orlando. Friends asked me… Read More "Mesa 21, Orlando"
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UPDATE: July 26, 2018 – Busch Gardens announced today that the free beer promotion has been extended to August 24, 2018! Free beer + more beer = happy times! You read that headline right, Busch Gardens Tampa is offering guests 21 and older free beer May 1 – August 5, 2018. … Read More "Free Beer at Busch Gardens!"
One of the many eating and drinking establishments around Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando is Jock Lindsay’s Hangar Bar. Named after the legendary aviator from the Indiana Jones film franchise, the bar/restaurant is themed after a 1940’s airplane hanger where Jock would often be found… Read More "Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar, Orlando"
There are some days when you just want to be a kid again… even if just for a few hours. With 2018 being “challenging,” to say the least, I’ve learned to not dwell on the past, not worry about the future, but just enjoy the moment. Life is made up… Read More "“Life’s Too Short” Or, “You’re Never too Old for Anything!”"
Bourbon fans rejoice, the first-ever Bourbon Trail is coming to Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando May 1 – June 17, 2018. Restaurants around Disney Springs have come up with some delicious bourbon-inspired cocktails and food pairings that you can sip and nosh on as you… Read More "Disney Springs Bourbon Trail Starts May 1, 2018"
One of the newest restaurants to open at Disney Springs in Orlando is Enzo’s Hideaway, an Italian-inspired speakeasy that’s part of a new four restaurant complex operated by the Patina Restaurant Group, which also owns Morimoto Asia. The four restaurants in this group include: Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante – a… Read More "Enzo’s Hideaway, Orlando"
The new Fast & Furious Supercharged ride is now open at Universal Studios Orlando! All the luxury cars that have been seen in the movie are stored on this set. The ride, based on the Fast & Furious film franchise, takes you on a bit of an “adventure” with Dom,… Read More "Fast & Furious Supercharged Now Open at Universal Studios, Orlando – Photos & Video!"
It’s not that often that I write a not-so-positive review about a restaurant unless it’s truly deserved. Bad food and poor service – those are things in the hospitality industry that happen from time to time and we, as customers, have to accept the fact that restaurants have days when… Read More "Morimoto Asia, Orlando"
Last Friday I stopped over at Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay to put that Year Round Quick Queue that I wrote about to good use. Besides being a relatively quiet day around the park now that spring break season is winding down, it was also a special day for one… Read More "Kumba Roller Coaster at Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay – Front Row HD POV"
It’s been a while since I’ve been over at Tap 42 in Boca Raton, so I thought it was time to stop in and reacquaint myself with the joint that offers up 42 craft beers and “gastropub” fare. Located at Boca Center, across from Rocco’s Tacos, the restaurant has a… Read More "Tap 42, Boca Raton"