Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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July 25, 2017

Quick Bites

The hospitality fruit

The hospitality fruit

The Pineapple Place is a new tavern in Mount Dora, featuring a full bar, gourmet burgers, and entrees garnished with savory pineapple (chutney or salsa). 322 N. Alexander St., 352.729.2661
Wine and music 

Wine and music 

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards in Clermont will be a fun place for wine and music lovers to visit 1-4pm every Saturday in July. The area’s talented musicians provide free entertainment on the outdoor stage, while Lakeridge has wine, beer, soft drinks, and a variety of foods to purchase. Complimentary winery tours and wine tasting are available, too.
New restaurant tries to hook customers

New restaurant tries to hook customers

Much like fishermen looking for a hot spot, owner Jim Jordan hopes the customers are biting at Fish Camp on Lake Eustis, 901 Lakeshore Blvd., Tavares. The building on the corner of U.S. Highway 441 has a waterfront view and 40,000 cars whizzing by each day, but has been a revolving door for restaurants. “It’s a great location waiting for the right team,” says Jim,…
Bake some penuche 

Bake some penuche 

July 22 marks National Penuche Day, according to Foodimentary.com. So, what’s penuche? It’s a fudge made with brown sugar, milk, butter, and a hint of vanilla—no chocolate.   Penuche Fudge Ingredients 1 tsp + ¼ cup butter, divided 2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup sugar ¾ cup 2 percent milk 2 tsp light corn syrup 1/8 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup chopped walnuts   Directions Line a 9-inch square…
Watch him work!

Watch him work!

Check out the videos on Nicky’s D’s website of the chef preparing the freshly made food served at this popular local restaurant. The food looks amazing! 356 N. Central Ave., Umatilla. 352.669.2400
Let your cheesecake flag fly!

Let your cheesecake flag fly!

Red, white, and blue sounds good, and will taste good, for your Fourth of July picnic. This no-bake cheesecake has a white filling, made from cream cheese, mascarpone cheese, and fresh whipped cream, spread over a homemade chocolate graham cracker crust. Add blueberries for the stars and strawberries for the stripes, and Betsy Ross never could’ve cooked up this flag. For the recipe, go to…
Doo-Wop and Classic Cars

Doo-Wop and Classic Cars

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.”
It’s Grrreat…until you’re older!

It’s Grrreat…until you’re older!

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
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