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Miller's Ale House

2600 E Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 547-1371

Jack & Claire Miller opened the first Miller's Ale House in 1988, in Jupiter, Florida, as a local place be enjoyed by all walks of life. 

The restaurant has become known for it’s casual sports bar atmosphere with freshly made food at reasonable prices. Miller’s is a place where making friends is as easy as ordering your next beer and is a great place to watch sports.

Everyone can find something they love on the menu. They have become well known for the signature hand breaded, boneless chicken Zingers, tossed in your choice of sauces. From sweet Thai chili to the spicy Mt. St. Helens, they have 16 sauces that will turn anyone into a Zinger lover. 

The menu also features steaks, original pasta dishes, salads, sandwiches, desserts and lots of appetizers to share with friends. The full service bar features specialty cocktails like the watermelon margarita, a nice wine selection; and over 75 varieties of local craft, seasonal and domestic beers.

The Miller’s locations in Florida offer all day and late night happy hour specials that are hard to beat, making it the perfect place to unwind any time of day.

The Potstickers are pork dumplings on a bed of cabbage served with a side of tangy plum sauce and are pretty decent for a sports bar.

The Zinger Flatbread is great to share with friends at the bar with freshly chopped, crispy Zingers tossed in a combination of garlic and hot sauces over a bed of bleu cheese sauce.

Bigger than the bun, the Big Red features lightly fried boneless chicken breast smothered with hot sauce and topped with melted Monterey jack & cheddar cheese on a brioche bun.

I have always enjoyed the Prime Rib French Dip at Miller’s. This sandwich is loaded with slow roasted choice prime rib shaved thin, topped with sauteed onions and melted Swiss cheese served on a sub roll with hot au jus and fries.

Zingers have become famous at Miller’s and are always a good choice with hand breaded boneless chicken tenders tossed in your choice of sauce.

Sweet Potato fries can be substituted as a side, or you can order them as an appetizer with a sweet marshmallow sauce to dip them in. This is another great item to share while watching the game.

Miller’s Ale House features an all day happy hour from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday to Thursday with $2.50 Drink of the Day, $2.95 pints of Miller Lite, $4 craft pints and $5 specialty cocktails.

The Power Hour is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday to Thursday with $5 Miller’s Ale House World Famous Zingers and $6 Miller Lite Pitchers.

Late Night Happy Hour is From 10 p.m. to close Monday to Thursday and features $2 Miller Lite Pints, $6 Miller Lite Pitchers, $5 craft beers, $7 sangria pitchers and a variety of $5 appetizers, including Zingers and Ale House Loaded Fries.

Miller's East Colonial Ale House Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
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Winter Menu at Seasons 52

At The Plaza Venezia
7700 Sand Lake Road
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 354-5212
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The holidays are right around the corner, and so are seasonal specials and a new winter menu at Seasons 52.

The restaurant's core menu changes four times a year with every season, and all the features on the right hand panel of the menu change every week, 52 times a year. The menu showcases over 100 different bottles of wine, 52 of which are available by the glass.

Seasons 52, in case you are not familiar with the brand, is a fresh grill and wine bar that offers a seasonal menu inspired by the fresh appeal of a farmer’s market and what’s good now. They gather ingredients from all over the world and use them at their peak with rustic cooking techniques. The kitchen is open and you can see oven roasting and open fire grilling over oak and mesquite, which bring out the natural flavors of food.

The Winter Menu launched on November 15th. Seasons 52’s winter menu features seasonal fare such as the new Portuguese Kale & Chorizo Soup, Braised Short Rib Flatbread and the Artisan Grilled Vegetable Sandwich. Seafood entrees coming into season include Nantucket Bay Scallops, Wood Grilled Tuna and Stone Crabs. Of course wine is always being added, but for the winter menu a few new cocktails have arrived as well.

The wrap around bar at the Sand Lake location of Seasons 52 has plenty of seats to view the gorgeous display of wines and spirits from all over the world.

Speaking of Spirits, two new drinks for the winter are the Cranberry & Sage cocktail with Prairie Organic Gin on the left and an Organic Sunshine Martini with Prairie Organic Vodka on the right. Prairie Organic makes Gin and Vodka that is certified organic by the USDA and kosher by the Orthodox Union, and they are also green and clean. Very good drinks, and the Prairie Organic spirits are some of the best I’ve had with a clean and smooth taste.

A wonderful amuse bouche with smoked apple and pork belly compliments of the chef.

The Duck Wing Lollipops are simply amazing. These things are covered in a Korean Gochujang red chili glaze and just fall off the bone. They do have a tad bit of heat, so do be careful...but they are worth it.

On a slightly cool night, the Portuguese Kale & Chorizo soup is the perfect thing to warm you up. A savory soup that was light, but satisfying.

The new seasonal flatbread on the menu is the Braised Short Rib and Aged Cheddar Flatbread. This is a must try item. Full of flavor with a light and crispy texture. A perfect flatbread to share with some friends over a good glass of Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Asian Glazed Chilean Sea Bass is by far, one of the best sea bass dishes I have had in quite some time. The fish was so flaky and tender, it just dissolved in your mouth. The sea bass sat on top of a black rice cake and was served with snow peas, shiitake mushrooms, and micro wasabi.

The Mediterranean Braised Lamb Shank not only looks tastes awesome too. The meat just falls off the bone and the accoutrements of Yukon mashed potatoes and vegetables make it a great savory down home meal.

Dessert shooters are a great way to end the night, especially when you just want a little something sweet to eat. The pecan pie shooter on the far right was outstanding. These come in a wide variety of flavors, so there is something for everybody.

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Seasons 52 will be open for the holiday and is proud to offer Plainville Farms turkey, never, ever given antibiotics, served alongside the chef’s take on the usual trimmings and seasonal cocktails.

For Black Friday, the restaurant will also be offering All Day Black Friday specials for guests looking to shop ‘til they drop on November 25th.

Along with seasonal cocktails and intimate private dining options for family events or holiday parties, guests can purchase Seasons 52 gift cards for foodie friends and relatives. If you purchase $300 or more, you will receive a signature 7” Japanese Santoku knife from Mercer Cutlery. The knife has the Seasons 52 logo etched on both the blade and on the sleeve.

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Al Fresco dining spots to enjoy the cooler weather in Orlando

The weather is finally a few notches below sweltering in Orlando which means Floridians are soaking up as much outdoor time as possible. The days and nights to enjoy a crisp autumn breeze are few and far between here in sunburn city, so everyone is embracing the seasonal change like a long lost friend.

Enthusiastic locals are breaking out their Ugg boots and plaid scarves to welcome the slight wind chill. Thankfully, Orlando is blessed with a bevy of unique restaurants that offer "al fresco" dining experiences for patrons to continue reveling in the cooler temperatures.

Here are a few selections...

1. Baoery Asian Gastropub – The outdoor patio features sleek umbrellas for comfortable shaded seating in a casual and contemporary atmosphere at Baoery Asian Gastropub. Strings of mini lantern lights adorn a red awning over a row of picture perfect picnic tables. Indulge in one of their signature baos or bowls of ramen while sipping on a cocktail during the lively buzz of happy hour for a spirited night out on the town this season.

2. Soco – Outdoor seating is available at Soco under a sea of striped umbrellas that make up their bistro-style terrace. Whether you’re in the market for an elegant evening meal or an upscale Sunday brunch, glasses of red wine and flutes of mimosas pair perfectly with the southern charm and inviting ambiance only found in Soco’s open air dining space.

3. Morimoto Asia. - The modern two story outdoor veranda offers seating both upstairs and downstairs for guests. Dinner under the stars is a must on the balcony at Disney Springs’ Morimoto Asia. The stunning venue is especially a sight to behold at night when the Japanese script on the restaurant’s glass front entrance is brilliantly illuminated. Feast on spicy salmon sushi rolls or chicken dumplings and treat yourself to a drink from Morimoto's specialty fall cocktail menu while savoring the cool night.

4. STK - The best way to unwind during this holiday season is with the Poisoned Apple mixed drink off of STK’s decadent seasonal cocktail menu while lounging on their rooftop deck overlooking the bustling crowds of Disney Springs. Stay for a full filet dinner or just pop in for appetizers and a night cap while basking in the fleeting fall breeze. Curl up by the roaring fire pit and sway to the beat of your favorite song crooning through the speakers.

5. Tutto Italia – Luxuriate in the fine al fresco dining at Epcot’s Tutto Italia on their intimate outdoor shaded patio for a romantic candle-lit dinner for two or for a gourmet lunch with friends. With a view of the Italy pavilion’s central piazza, guests have both a front row seat to the daily flag shows and a fabulous escape from the crowds for a relaxing meal.

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AnySharp Pro Knife Sharpener

Since we are getting closer to Christmas, here is a good gift idea to any aspiring chefs at your house. 

Functional kitchen tool searches can seem endless. Consumers are looking for reliable, long lasting options every day. With the AnySharp Metal Pro Sharpener, the search for the world's top rated knife sharpener, is over.

For home and professional cooks everywhere, AnySharp Pro turns a dull knife, even one with a serrated edge, into a razor-sharp cutting instrument in mere seconds with just a few light strokes. Less-than-sharp blades are major contributors to cuts during meal preparation, AnySharp Pro eliminates that danger by getting the sharpest results by securely attaching to a smooth surface or worktop with a PowerGrip suction base. Knives can be sharpened hands free.

Here the sharpener is securely attached to my counter with its secure suction grip.

The AnySharp Works with all your knives, even serrated blades. The unique, patented AnySharp Knife Sharpener uses tungsten carbide technology to extend the life of almost any knife. AnySharp works on virtually any steel knife, including expensive hardened steel knives and even serrated blades (like bread knives and hunting knives), making it unlike any knife sharpener, sharpening steel or sharpening stone you’ve ever used.

Very simple to use with great results in half the time of a traditional sharpener.

The AnySharp Metal Pro Sharpener offers:

-8 beautiful colors: Pink Cream, Pistachio, Almond Cream, Royal Red, British Racing Green, Royal Blue, Orange Zest, Citrus Lime

-Space-saving for even the tiniest of kitchens

-Immediate results with only minimal pressure needed

-Small, lightweight construction

-Storage in drawers, cupboards, cabinets or toolboxes

Whether you’re slicing meat, dicing vegetables, or carving the Sunday Roast, a sharp blade makes cutting effortless. AnySharp Knife Sharpener restores a super sharp cutting edge to blunt knife blades that have dulled with use.

Available for purchase at Amazon USA and various retailers throughout the US. Go to for a full listing.
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Marriott Pompano Beach Offers Memorable Thanksgiving By The Beach

1200 N Ocean Blvd,
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
(954) 782-0100
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The holiday season is all about life’s simple pleasures. Quality time with family, traditional eats and a spot on a white sandy beach make for an unforgettable Thanksgiving holiday. 

Travelers and local Floridians can experience the sea and discover the charm at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa with a bountiful Thanksgiving Dinner and a holiday getaway package with all of the comforts of home. This year, Thanksgiving is by the beach.

On Nov. 24, families will gather in the resort’s Grand Bahama Ballroom for a Thanksgiving feast prepared by Executive Chef Eric Kaszubinski. Featuring traditional holiday favorites and live entertainment. Dinner will be served buffet-style from 12-6 p.m. with seating times available at 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Menu selections include Chef-Carved Herb Roasted Turkey With Pan Gravy and Cranberry Relish; Chef-Carved Bourbon Glazed Spiral Ham With Pineapple and Tart Cherry Sauce; Butternut Squash Bisque; Cider Brined Pork Tenderloin With Fig & Onion Compote; Atlantic Salmon With Lemon Herb Butter; and Sweet Potato Soufflé With Pecan Crumble. 

Dessert selections will include Pumpkin Cheesecake; Maple Pecan Tarts; Apple Cider Crumb Tarts; and Chocolate Pot de Crème. Thanksgiving dinner is priced at $52 for adults and $18 for children ages six to 12. Reservations are required.

The Home Away From Home for the Holidays package includes overnight accommodations for four (based on a two-night minimum stay), daily buffet breakfast at McCoy’s Oceanfront, a special delivery of a gingerbread house kit for in room family fun, Kids Club access for one half day for up to two children, a 15 percent discount on all regular priced treatments at SiSpa, and a Shopper’s Savings Book courtesy of The Galleria Mall in Fort Lauderdale. Rates start at $229 per night.

For more information on Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa, please visit or call 855-954-4683.
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Hard Rock Cafe Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort
6050 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 351-7625
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In a city with so much to see and do, one of the top attraction for locals, as well as tourists, is Hard Rock Cafe Orlando.

Located at Universal Studios Orlando in the CityWalk entertainment complex, Hard Rock Cafe Orlando is the biggest HRC in the world. With large, statuesque pillars, it stands majestically as a Roman Coliseum of rock, and boasts more pieces of music memorabilia than any other location. The site includes not only a vast, multi-level cafe, but also Hard Rock Live Orlando, a 3,000-person concert/party venue.

The menu is full of traditional appetizers and lots of burger’s and sandwiches. If you’re not in the mood for burgers, there are plenty of other menu items to satisfy your cravings. There is a nice selection of steaks, salmon and fresh salads, and a fun dessert menu.

While dining and partying at Hard Rock, you’ll be surrounded by memorabilia of music’s greatest talents. Check out the suit Elvis wore in the film Viva Las Vegas, view hand painted Beatles posters, and look through Buddy Holly’s famous black glasses. You can also admire the Pete Townshend’s, of The Who, 1973 Gibson Les Paul custom guitar.

In addition to the regular menu, there is always something new or seasonal to try out as well, like this Air Mexico Margarita sampler.

The Jumbo Combo is one of the most popular apps at Hard Rock, and can really be a snack type of meal for a few people. This is a collection of Signature Wings, Onion Rings, Tupelo Chicken Tenders, Southwest Spring Rolls and Parmesan flatbread with bruschetta served with honey mustard, hickory barbecue and blue cheese dressing. Very tasty.

The Texan is hickory smoked pulled pork or chicken with chipotle barbecue sauce, cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, crispy fried jalapenos and onions, piled high on toasted brioche. This sandwich was pretty good. It was huge, messy and fun to eat.

Another item on the seasonal menu was the Jerk Pork. This is served sizzling from the grill with peppers, onions, coleslaw and flatbread. The flavor and heat on the pork was done right.

The Schnitzel Burger was also on the seasonal menu This burger is stacked with 2 fried pork Schnitzel patties and is loaded down with sauerkraut, cheese and sauce. This thing could be a burger challenge.

Although for me, it’s a bit touristy, It's still a really fun place to explore with all of the lavish decorations and tons of memorabilia. We visited in October and a had a pretty fun time with good service and good food. Even if you are local like me, I would recommend you check them out.

Hard Rock Café Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
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World Of Beer Features New Seasonal Menu Items and Beer Pairings...

431 E Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 270-5541
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In addition to 500 craft beers and 40 rotating taps daily, WOB is once again adding some seasonal change to the menu with a variety of delicious food that pairs perfectly to whatever you’re drinking at the moment.

At the Downtown Orlando location, they have been promoting the the signature “Tavern Fare” menu that features a variety of elevated comfort food that provides the perfect marriage of food and beer for the ultimate experience.

This year World of Beer Downtown Orlando has added five seasonal menu items in addition to two WOB collaborated, limited-release beers to feature on the all new “Fall Plates and Pints” menu. This menu focuses on a more seasonal lineup of pub inspired foods that is creative, but still has something for everyone.

The limited release menu items include such things like the Prosciutto & Spiced Apple Flatbread, PB&J Wings, Green Chili Chicken Nachos, WOBtoberfest Brat Burger and a sweet ending with Pumpkin Spice Apple Donuts.

Green Chili Chicken Nachos are perfect for gameday or any day, with corn tortilla chips smothered in green chili chicken, spicy cheese, tomatoes, green onion, jalapeno peppers and chopped cilantro. This is paired with a Stone IPA.

The Prosciutto & Spiced Apple Flatbread was pretty tasty with Prosciutto ham and spiced apple, topped with toasted hazelnuts and goat cheese. This is paired with the WOB limited release from Dogfish Head called Fall On Me, a Belgian-style Farmhouse Ale with apples and fall spices.

The PB&J Wings are crispy wings glazed in blackberry balsamic jelly and drizzled with spicy peanut butter sauce and served with a blackberry jam and peanut butter dipping sauce. A bit unusual, but it worked. The wings are paired with the WOB limited release from Stone called Mixtape Vol. 14 – The Gatekeeper, a Russian Imperial Stout and IPA blend with figs and plums.

The WOBtoberfest Brat Burger is a mouthful of a beef burger topped with a beer brat, house made stone ground mustard, sauerkraut, beer cheese sauce and caramelized onions on a toasted brioche bun. Pair it with a Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA.

Pumpkin Spice Apple Donuts are the perfect way to celebrate the harvest, and to end your visit to WOB. These are traditional German fried apple donuts dusted with pumpkin spice sugar and paired with salted caramel for dipping. A Cider of your choice is good to pair it with.

The Gatekeeper, a Russian Imperial Stout and IPA blend with figs and plums is pretty serious. For this WOB limited release, Stone mixed it up by blending their Russian Imperial Stouts with their IPA, then adding figs, plum and Hallertau Blanc hops.

The Fall Pints and Plates menu is only available for a limited time, so get to your local WOB and try it out soon. The food was really good, and of course the beer was even better.

World of Beer Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
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Oktoberfest at Hollerbach's...

205 E 1st St, 
Sanford, FL 32771
(407) 321-2204

For over a decade, Hollerbach’s Willow tree Cafe has strived to provide its guests with a high quality meal with a lot of Gemütlichkeit.

Gemuetlichkeit is a sense of well-being and happiness that comes from enjoying the company of friends and family while savoring good food and drink. 

Hollerbach's offers traditional menu items found in Gasthauses across Germany as well as American favorites and original menu creations. They have prided themselves on having an attentive and well trained staff who prepare, sell and serve high quality products. Their specialty is German cuisine featuring sausages, cold cuts, Schnitzels, breads and desserts based on Hollerbach family recipes.

Oktoberfest is almost here! This year Hollerbach’s will expand the event to two days, Thursday the 13th and Friday the 14th.

On Thursday night Oktober 14th, the restaurant will continue to team up with the Sanford Welcome Center for Alive After Five, Central Florida’s longest running street party. On Friday, the party moves to Magnolia Square, where guests can stroll to the sounds of Sonneschein Express as they enjoy the wares of unique vendors and German street food, including brats, pretzels and of course, bier!

For the Thursday evening festivities, Hollerbach’s is bringing back the VIP Haus at Hollerbach’s Art Haus, where the first 60 guests who register will get unlimited beer, schnapps, food, exclusive bathrooms, a private concert from Jimmy and Eckhard and Oktoberfest Swag. Tickets are $50 for singles and $80 for couples. Click here to get your tickets. Thursday’s event will be from 5:00 to 9:00 but the VIP Haus opens early at 4:30.

Meanwhile, just outside the VIP Haus on First Street and in Magnolia Square, the classic annual Oktoberfest street party will take place. Guests can enjoy a variety of vendors, along with German music, beer, and food on the street.

On Friday, Oktober 14th from 6:00 to 11:00, the celebration moves from 1st Street to Magnolia Square and 2nd street. They will have expanded German food offerings, including Buster’s Bistro’s famous frites. For entertainment, Marty Gross and the Sonneschein Express will be back for the second night, performing from 6:00 to 10:00. The Alpine Rose dancers will be teaching guests German dance moves and Sanford’s own Cowboy Keith will be doing last call to finish up the party from 10:00 to 11:00.

West End Trading Co. and Celery City have agreed to add a full liquor bar at the corner of 2nd and Palmetto Avenue and the Sanford Homebrew Shop will be doing a brewing demo from their shop.

At this event, Hollerbach’s will be using food and drink tickets, which can be redeemed at any of the event booths for beer, brats, liquor, and more. So if you want to beat the lines and get your tickets now along with some cool swag, then you should check out these packages and buy now. Event Vouchers are for Friday, Oktober 14th and will be available to pick up the day of the event at the check-in station. Click here to buy now and save!

Hollerbach's Willow Tree Café Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
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