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
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.
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,…
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…
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
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…
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.”
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!