We had a great opportunity to visit Venice, Florida recently, and while we were there we had some wonderful dining experiences. Since this was our initial foray into the area, these were are first experiences. We didn't have a bad one in the lot. The Breakfast Cottage
It has been there on South Orange Avenue in Sarasota for the past seven years - but this was our first time dining at Fresh Start. I must tell you it's a hidden gem. We love Sarasota and generally go for the Saturday farmer's market. But there's also the...
We have visited Melbourne twice. The first time was on a whim when we decided the Space Coast was calling our name. On that foray, we discovered Eau Gallie - much to our delight. The second time, we went to attend an Easter Sunrise service at Hightower Beach. We...
As we have traveled through the Sunshine State, we've run upon several great places to enjoy breakfast. By no means is this all of them - and we travel continually, so we are always discovering new and interesting places. That being said, we have found five eateries of great merit....
Most Polk County residents know Bartow as the county seat. Some travelers may think that Bartow is the section of town where Florida Highway 60 and US 98 come together. However, just off that main thoroughfare is a quaint little section of town that is rife with interesting little shops and delicious eateries.
It's been months in the making. Now, like a butterfly, Seven-The Sebring Raceway Hotel has emerged just in time for Race Week. The place was painted Sebring Blue earlier this year. The entrance sign now beckons visitors. The hotel was christened just in time for the beginning of...
We have been in Frostproof before and when we heard there was a Valentine's street dance going on, it called for a return visit. This tiny hamlet in Polk County is known as "The Friendly City and it's easy to see why. When we arrived, the sun had set, Wall Street was blocked off,...
As we turn our eyes to the advent of St. Patrick's' Day, Irish cuisine is on the horizon. On a recent trip to Melbourne we spotted Meg O'Malley's Restaurant & Irish Pub - it may well have been the highlight of our downtown experience.
We took a recent trip to High Springs on a lark. There we found one of the coolest little places we have run upon while traveling the Sunshine State. The cornerstone of our experience was a stop at The Great Outdoors Restaurant. The Great Outdoors Cafe is a great find for...
Krazy Good Greek In amongst the orange groves of central Florida lies some of the best Greek food you will ever taste. The restaurant itself is tucked in a single bay of a strip shopping center along Cypress Gardens Boulevard. It would be easy to miss unless you...
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