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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Fork on the Road

Tasty insights and observations

Fork on the Road: The Puck stops here

Fork on the Road: The Puck stops here

Celebrity chef’s staff serves a deliciously memorable dining experience. Photos: Nicole Hamel There’s always a debate when it comes to restaurants.  Would you prefer amazing food and poor service or mediocre food and flawless service?  Fortunately, you don’t have to…
Fork on the Road: A magical move

Fork on the Road: A magical move

Visit a real British pub without leaving Lake County.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Phil Barnard clearly remembers the final evening of a vacation he and his parents enjoyed 16 years ago. They were sitting outside on the patio of a restaurant…
Fork on the Road: Oh, Pho Good

Fork on the Road: Oh, Pho Good

Pho Sai Gon brings new flavors, old family recipes to your table.  Photos: Nicole Hamel This month we traveled a bit off our beaten path – all the way to Oxford – to experience Vietnamese cuisine at Pho Sai Gon.…
Fork on the Road: Downtime destination

Fork on the Road: Downtime destination

3 eateries inside Suncreek Brewery offer familiar favorites with an upscale twist.  Story: Roxanne Brown and Theresa Campbell Photos: Nicole Hamel Downtown Clermont has been on the rise with a fresh revitalization, which includes a fun hangout to visit and…
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…
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