Category Archives: Go Local Wednesdays

Go Local Wednesday – Pom Pom’s Teahouse & Sandwicheria

To say I have a new found love for Pom Pom’s Teahouse & Sanwicheria would  be an understatement!  Sometimes you just need a good sandwich and Pom Pom’s definitely delivers.  The location is small but the team is very welcoming … Continue reading

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Go Local Wednesday – Lake Eola

Over the last few weeks there have been a lot of news articles about “The City Beautiful’s” iconic Lake Eola.  City hall is currently hashing out whether they will allow development on the southwest corner of Lake Eola Park.  Many residents … Continue reading

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Go Local Wednesday – Anthony’s Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant

TripAdvisor.com just named Orlando fourth best city for pizza, thanks to two popular theme park pizzerias: Red Oven Pizza Bakery at Universal’s CityWalk and Via Napoli in the Italian Pavillion at Disney’s Epcot.  I definitely enjoy a good slice of pizza, every now … Continue reading

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Go Local Wednesday – The Coop

Being a Texas native, I am an avid southern food lover.  One of my first lunches in Downtown Orlando, I found this counter-style restaurant and was instantly in love.  The founder of 4Rivers Smokehouse, a fantastic BBQ restaurant, set out … Continue reading

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Go Local Wednesday – Mead Botanical Garden

The Mead Botanical Garden begs you to come in and take a stroll through the the winding trails and ample flora & fauna.  Nestled amidst homes, businesses and Rollins College, this sprawling 46.7 acres park offers an amphitheater, butterfly garden, … Continue reading

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Go Local Wednesday-Orlando Brewing

Being new to Downtown Orlando, I’m always looking for cool watering holes.  I ran across Orlando Brewing by accident while researching the new Florida Law allowing the purchase of growlers (a 64 oz. container of your favorite brew).  This brewery … Continue reading

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Go Local Wednesday – Alfond Inn

The Alfond Inn, a boutique hotel located in #WinterPark, established to raise money for scholarships by Rollins College, is a lovely addition to the already spectacular community. The Alfond Inn opened in August 2013, a little unsure of how it would … Continue reading

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