Rapturous Risotto: A Tale of Two Risottos at @BrioItalian Tuscan Grille!

Risotto, risotto, risotto! Even saying it aloud evokes bouts of sheer delight, reminiscing the luscious, al dente, exceptionally mantecato risotto. A good risotto is all about technique and patience – time precision and quality ingredients. So when we heard Brio Tuscan Grille in Central Florida was presenting not one but two delectable risotto dishes through …

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@Tablacuisine Tantalizes Our Taste Buds with Intoxicating Indo-Asian Flavors!

Hotelier Anshu Jain with his wife and co-manager of Tabla Restaurant Nora Jain, recently underwent a million dollar renovation in anticipation of the Ultimate I-4 corridor project.  Along a sleek overhaul, Executive Chef Ian Piamonte joined the culinary team, unveiling a new menu featuring Indo-Chinese and Thai dishes along side classic Indian cuisine. A Le …

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Travel Bites: Where to Eat Right Now in Jacksonville!

Fun Fact: Jacksonville, Florida at a walloping 840 sq miles, makes it the the largest city by area in America and also the most populated city in Florida. With sweeping bridges, twinkling high-rise lights, St John’s river floating through the city to merge with the Atlantic ocean, Jacksonville or to the local JAX combines big …

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Capturing the Magic of Bubbles with Grower-Champagne @VOIRINJUMEL555

Exciting, Enthralling, Elegant…..no other wine perhaps evokes as much emotion as Champagne. A shimmering sip of the infamous Bollinger Rose steered me on to the fascinating world of bubbles. From the 56 million bubbles give or take a few in each bottle, mineral-driven with acidity that lingers, making your mouth water, to the warm and …

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Canada’s Frozen Assets – the Dazzling Dessert Wines of @InniskillinWine #wine

If dessert’s your favorite part of the meal, then you are in for a treat today. A trip to Toronto would seem sacrilege without visiting Canada’s premier wine region – Ontario, to experience what could easily be considered nectar of the gods – Icewine. With only one day allocated to our wine excursion, our first …

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Experience the Glory of California Cabernet with @McNeeseWine #wine

With a business concept based on friendship and community, McNeese, brain child of Demetria and Richard McNeese are a wine distributor bringing highly allocated, limited production, boutique wines to Florida. And we were delighted to experience their annual portfolio tasting at the glamorous Grand Boheme downtown Orlando courtesy of Mr. Tom Titzer. It’s a rough …

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Star Studded @beardfoundation Celebrity Chef Wine-Dinner at @FSOrlando

When not one but nine culinary giants of America congregate to personally prepare an eight-course meal paired with wine, you clear your calendar, period! This season’s most anticipated dinner, The Celebrity Chef Tour by James Beard Foundation came to O-town December 5th at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando’s hottest Spanish-influenced steakhouse – Capa and we …

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3 Days, 12 Restaurants – A Gastroblogger’s Guide to Toronto!

Canada’s largest city, Toronto, a vibrant mix of hipster bars, classic old school restaurants, ethnically diverse mom and pop eateries, bakeries, and much more. With cultural diversity that seems limitless, how does once choose from such a gastronomically glorious city? I turned to my best friend, the internet, for this arduous task. A quick search …

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Tantalizing Tuscany: Signature Wine-Dinner with Chef Mantuano at @PortobelloWDW

Wine and food are intricately linked in most parts of the world; in Italy they are fervently wedded. And I whole-heartedly agree with the Italians, “Wine and Bread are as essential to an Italian dinner as a fork and knife (if not more).” Along with olive oil they make “Santa Trinita Mediterranea”. Portobello Restaurant, located …

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