There’s a reason why regulars flock to Red Wing Restaurant in Groveland. Simply put, it’s the only game in town—literally. By game, I’m referring to the restaurant’s unique menu featuring grilled quail, wild boar chop, elk sausage, buffalo meat, fried venison, alligator tail, Buffalo frog legs, and grilled duck. The restaurant is housed in a cozy wood building off State Road 33. Its country décor…
Lakeridge Winery in Clermont hosts its annual stomping of the grapes June 9-11, along with live music, food, winery tours, and wine tastings. A portion of the $3 admission goes to Cornerstone Hospice.
Highway 441 Diner, 381 E. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Owner Billy Nasralla says, “We’re a nice ’50’s-style diner that features a car show the first Wednesday of every month. People enjoy eating here. It appeals to those who come here to settle down and retire in the area.”
Hurricane Dockside Grill in Tavares provides an inviting, laid-back atmosphere to chill and enjoy tasty fare on a spacious outdoor deck overlooking Dead River, or inside where colorful beachy decor and surfboards decorate the walls and give the allure of dining on the coast. We found the “vacation” atmosphere to be the perfect setting for a midweek lunch. I enjoyed the Cajun-seasoned shrimp and mahi…
Cereal for breakfast is a time-honored tradition for most people. However, according to a recent survey by Nielsen Marketing, as the population ages, they’re reaching for eggs, yogurt, and whole grain hot cereals. Source: Nielsen all outlets combined
Red Lobster offers a Chocolate Chip Lava Cookie with a molten chocolate center, vanilla ice cream, and chocolate sauce that takes the beloved cookie to an all-new level. Yum!
We were afraid a place called Lake Harris Hideaway would be difficult to find, but it’s right off Lane Park Road in Tavares and easily accessible by car, boat, or seaplane. And whatever you do, don’t worry about parking. There’s room for everyone in the huge parking lot across the street from the restaurant. Though we went inside the restaurant, we learned there was plenty…
Love onion rings and chocolate eclairs? Then mark the calendar for June 22—it’s billed as National Chocolate Eclair Day and National Onion Ring Day.
If your next pizza delivery comes with a hero, that’s not a sandwich. Clermont police and Flippers Pizza are conducting “Hero Deliveries” to households throughout the city. Officers are delivering pizzas while also dispensing crime prevention tips and promoting the program’s concept, “Families that eat together, stay together.”
Panera Bread is rising at the Shoppes at Eustis, which opened late last year at 17325 U.S. Highway 441. A May/June opening was expected for the new Panera, says a spokeswoman for owner Covelli Family Limited Partnership, of Maitland. Panera’s menu features fresh-baked bread, pastries, sweets, bagels and breakfast items, soups, salads, sandwiches, flatbreads, and pasta.