Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Fork on the Road

Tasty insights and observations

For on the Road: Raising the (tiki) bar

For on the Road: Raising the (tiki) bar

Great food and drinks served with stunning views in Minneola. Photos: Douglas Tyler Waves crash against a sandy shoreline. Rays from a beautiful sunset reflect off the water’s surface. Spanish moss dangling from oak trees blows gently in the wind.…
Fork on the Road: Blowin’ smoke

Fork on the Road: Blowin’ smoke

Three Generations BBQ pitmaster continues proud family tradition. Photos: Nicole Hamel Standing outside on a sizzling summer day, an enthusiastic pitmaster slides a shovel under a pile of burning oak wood and scoops up a few small pieces. With shovel…
Fork on the Road: Summertime on a bun

Fork on the Road: Summertime on a bun

Let’s Do a Maine Lobster Roll brings tasty New England coastal food classics to Lake County. Photos: Nicole Hamel Sweet, delicate, chilled chunks of lobster—the delicious delicasy from Maine—lightly tossed with mayonnaise is the star of the Maine lobster roll,…
Fork on the Road: Relishing a tradition

Fork on the Road: Relishing a tradition

  The (hot) dog days of summer are alive and well at Duke’s Dogs in Mount Dora.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Paul Ottum and his wife, Sondra, love hot dogs. It’s not just the taste. For them, the food is strongly…
Fork on the road: Sauce up your taste buds

Fork on the road: Sauce up your taste buds

Homemade sauces and gluten-free choices make the Salted Fry the perfect grab-and-go option. Photos: Nicole Hamel As a longtime visitor of Mount Dora from Pennsylvania, Dale Duffy had a thought about what the area needed, particularly during events and shopping.…
Fork on the Road: The leader in the clubhouse

Fork on the Road: The leader in the clubhouse

Belle Glade Country Club has a swingin’ menu and sights. The question of whether golfers prefer Belle Glade Country Club’s championship course or its first-rate restaurant has a gray-area answer. “It depends on the day,” Villagers Harold Skaggs and Chuck…
Fork on the Road: Just like home

Fork on the Road: Just like home

Popular Rae Rae’s serves fresh comfort foods to a cast of regulars. When Christine Rohan was growing up in New England, her grandmother used to bribe the kids to go pick blueberries by telling them, “If you pick this bucket…
Fork on the Road: Hola, Leesburg

Fork on the Road: Hola, Leesburg

Main Street Cantina serves up tacos, margaritas and an authentic Mexican vibe.  Main Street Cantina brings a fun, late-night party atmosphere to downtown Leesburg as well as a cool lunch hangout for fresh nachos and tacos, house-made guacamole, salsa and…
A house becomes a home

A house becomes a home

Chop House turns fortunes at revolving-door location in The Villages. The restaurant at 1045 Old Camp Road in The Villages seems to change hands with the regularity of a busboy clearing tables. The building has been home to TGI Friday’s,…
Barbies and beer cheese

Barbies and beer cheese

Uniques Antiques & Eats offers up shopping with a homemade meal. At Uniques Antiques & Eats, customers can shop till they drop … or till their food is ready. The homestyle diner in Mount Dora is brimming with exactly what…
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