4 Orlando Restaurants You Need to Visit

Orlando’s Lake Eola | Photo Credit: Visit Orlando

When we think of Orlando dining, we immediately think of Winter Park. Take a short drive up from Downtown Orlando, and you’ll find yourself among an extensive roster of restaurants in the city’s Park Avenue artery. If you’re hungry, there’s no better place to satisfy your stomach’s desires.

But what if you don’t want to make that drive? What if you want to stay close to the theme parks and eat some good food in the area? We stumbled across a few spots during our latest Central Florida trip and had to share our findings. And of course, we had to throw in a Winter Park restaurant for good measure.

Without further ado …

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R House: New Menu Items Galore

When we think of Wynwood, two things come to mind: art and food. At R House, these two concepts are fused to create a dining experience that’s as visually pleasing as it is palate pleasing. Recently, Executive Chef Rocco Carulli refreshed the menu and added a bevy of new items for diners to enjoy. Here’s what you can expect the next time you visit.

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Via Emilia 9: A Pasta Lover’s Dream

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Pasta makes any situation better — especially when the pasta is from Via Emilia 9. Whether you’re in the mood for something light, something heavy or something in between, the Miami Beach eatery has over a dozen pastas to choose from, and they’re made fresh every day by the resident Sfogliana (female pasta maker). Stop by 1120 15th Street and try them for yourself.

Not sure where to start? We have you covered.

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Jack’s Miami: Italian Comfort Food Comes to Wynwood

Before eating at Jack’s Home Cooking, there’s one rule you need to follow: Leave your diet at the door. This red-sauce Italian joint’s goal is to fill you up with delicious comfort food, and they succeed in spades. Put on some stretchy sweat pants, grab a seat and get ready to eat.

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MFP’s Picks of the Month – January 2017

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If you haven’t noticed, we go out to eat a lot. It’s sometimes hard to keep track of the best spots we’ve visited each month (and week and day). That’s why we’ve decided to put together a monthly list of our top picks. You can expect restaurants both young and old on this list — we’re always discovering new spots on our foodie adventures.

Here are our top picks for January 2017.

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