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Marriott Pompano Beach is Offering a Special Easter Brunch

1200 N Ocean Blvd,
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
(954) 782-0100
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Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa, the charming beachfront resort offering sweeping views and a wealth of amenities, is offering some egg-stra special events for the whole family this Easter, from a brunch buffet to a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Easter Sunday, children of resort guests are invited to participate in Giant Easter Egg Cookie Decorating and a Dip Dye Easter Egg Station. Kids will also have the chance to visit the Easter Bunny who will be onsite throughout the day. Guests should confirm their participation in advance with the resort’s concierge.

An Easter Brunch Buffet with live musical entertainment will be served in the Grand Bahama Ballroom with seating times at 11am and 2pm. The buffet will feature dishes prepared with seasonal, local and sustainable ingredients, including a seafood display of Snow Crab Claws With a Bourbon Cocktail Sauce, Ahi Poke, and Smoked Salmon.

Plated entrees, including Roasted Grouper With Cedar Key Clams and Shrimp Broth, Crab Cake Benedict With Old Bay Hollandaise, 12 Hour Brined Chicken With a Spring Pea and Pearl Onion Cream and Grilled Pork Medallions with Anson Mills Cheese Grits and Chorizo Gravy, will also be available.

A Chef’s Live Action Station will serve up Rack of Lamb and Honey Glazed Ham. To finish the meal, guests can head over to the Tempting Treats Station to satisfy their dessert cravings with selections including Vanilla Bean Cheesecake, Salted Caramel Tart, Strawberry Shortcake and Chocolate Shooters, Key Lime Tart and Coconut Tart.

Easter Brunch is $65 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling 954-944-9515.
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Millenia 106

4104 Millenia Blvd #106
Orlando, FL 32839
(407) 930-6206

Millenia 106 is the newest restaurant being helmed by Chef Bruno Fonseca. 

Chef Bruno has made stops at some of Orlando’s top dining destinations during his career, but he gained his culinary fame while operating the 5 Gastronomy food truck at the height of Orlando’s food truck craze.

The address of this restaurant may seem familiar if you frequent the area, and that's because in its past life it was a Mediterranean restaurant, and most recently, Figueira, a “Brazilian Grille & Pizza Bar”. Under Chef Bruno’s leadership and direction, the current version of this restaurant just might stick around for awhile and become a tradition in the community.

The menu seeks to be adventurous its endeavor to re imagine American Cuisine. Millenia 106 uses some of the best ingredients from nearby farms and purveyors and highlights seasonal dishes with a simple but fun presentation. The bar selections are designed to compliment your meal with freshly crafted cocktails, carefully selected wines, and locally brewed beers.

Whether you are taking a business lunch or having dinner with friends, the show kitchen is open and inviting. Chef Bruno made good use of the space and some of the extras from the time the restaurant was a buffet, like turning the buffet itself into a raw bar packed with ice to store up oysters and all kinds of fresh seafood.

There is plenty of seating in the dining room area that has a rustic design theme and laid back vibe throughout. You can also opt to sit at the Chef’s Table to sit back and watch as Chef Bruno dazzles your senses with sights, sounds, and smells and enjoy special tastings of new dishes before they hit the menu. There is also a small patio area outside as well.

Cocktails are just as important as the food at Millenia 106 and the bar area is designed to showcase that.

The Old Fashion is made with Old Overholt rye, sugar and angostura. Old Overholt is said to be one of America’s oldest continually maintained whiskey’s. The 106 Collins on the right is made with Bombay dry gin, lemon, sugar and soda.

Raw Oysters were served with a Watermelon Mignotte. These were fresh,
savory and a tad sweet.

A Crudo with Scallops, avocado, cilantro, chillies and pickled onions for a light and refreshing appetizer.

This is how you do Charcuterie. Chef Bruno put together an amazing spread of house made pork rinds, chicken liver mousse, pickle du jour, sopressata, speck, ndujia, Point Reyes Bleu cheese, triple cream and toast. It was all superb.

Portuguese Surf and Turf consists of a sou vide pork belly, collars, local shrimp, murro potatoes and an IPA broth. This is one of the best pork belly dishes I have have ever had, but the whole plate was exceptional.

A whole striped bass was served with guasacaca sauce, murro potatoes fennel, beets and orange slices. The fish was very flaky and packed with flavor. Guasacaca sauce is a Venezuelan guacamole sauce.

Cobbler with fresh Florida strawberries, blueberries, lemon mascarpone ice cream and a fresh herb crust was the perfect sweet ending for dinner.

From raw bar offerings, handcrafted pizzas, an elegantly made sandwich, or anything else you can choose at Millenia 106, Chef Bruno is sure to impress. Everything we had was nothing short of phenomenal. The cocktails were paired perfectly and were made with quality. Don't pass up an opportunity to stop by and see for yourself, this place has the potential to be one of Orlando’s next great restaurants. 

Millenia 106 Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
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Orange County Brewers Moving In To Downtown Orlando Soon...

131 N. Orange Ave.
Orlando FL. 32801

Something exciting is brewing in Downtown Orlando. Coming this May, “Orange County Brewers” will be new residents in Downtown Orlando.

Located on the corner of Orange Avenue and Jefferson Street, the 3,400 square-foot full service brewery/brew pub will brew a variety of different styles of beer, including Ales, Lagers, Pilsner, Stouts, IPA’s, Hefeweizen and Porters, plus feature a craft pizza kitchen called “Orlando Pizza and Wing Co.” and a full service bar.

Behind the brewery is Head Brewer Amanda Roberts, joined by Owners Jeremy Roberts and Travis Barr, who have been putting together the Orange County Brewers (OCB) concept for over two years. They have both been in the hospitality industry for over 10 years and combined have owned and operated over 10 concepts.

Ranging from national franchises to Downtown hot spots, Roberts and Barr currently own and operate TDBARR Construction, specializing in office and retail builds. They are heading up OCB’s industrial design, which will feature exposed brick walls, an open design with dark wood accents, long tables/group interior seating and outdoor seating via patios in the front and rear of the brewery.

“We are very excited to finally open our new concept, which we’ve been working on for the last few years,” says Owner Jeremy Roberts. “OCB is the only brewery in the Downtown Entertainment District. We are very grateful to the City of Orlando Economic Development for working with us on this project, and we look forward to opening our doors, welcoming beer lovers and creating many new ones throughout the region.”

Orange County Brewers will be open for lunch and into the night hours daily. They will offer tours, and Brewer-in-Chief Amanda Roberts will organize multiple group activities that will involve education for anyone who would like to learn more about beer. OCB beers will also be distributed via City Beverages.

Orange County Brewers is located at 131 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801. For more news and information on OCB, visit and
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St. Patrick’s Day Block Party at Liam Fitzpatrick's

Colonial Town Park
951 Market Promenade Ave.
Lake Mary, FL 32746
(407) 936-3782

Join “Liam Fitzpatrick’s Restaurant And Irish Pub” for the biggest St. Patrick’s Day Block Party in North Orlando on Friday, March 17

Central Florida’s #1 Irish pub serves up their biggest St. Patty’s celebration yet with the over the top fun, festive and free block party event featuring Irish eats, drinks and live entertainment and will also be supporting Just Our Soldiers’ Helpers (J.O.S.H.) a charitable organization that helps increase morale with deployed service men and women.

It’s time to eat, drink and join the luck of the Irish. No place does it better or bigger than Liam Fitzpatrick’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party returning for its ninth successful year with its biggest, most special celebration yet.

Free and open to the public, guests are encouraged to dress in green as they rejoice outside Liam’s and Colonial Town Park neighbors Graffiti Junktion, Dexter’s and Duffy’s with nonstop live entertainment and music, authentic Irish cuisine and tasty drink specials ready and plentiful all event long. 

Liam’s highly-anticipated St. Patty’s Block Party features live entertainment throughout the evening, including performances by Orlando Firefighter Pipes and Drums and Irish dancers from the Watters School of Irish Dance from 6pm-9pm, along with acoustic music and multiple live DJs keeping the party going all night.

Be on the lookout for special Leprechaun appearances. Plus, this year Liam’s has partnered with Just Our Soldiers' Helpers Inc. (J.O.S.H.), who will be on site collecting donations for their organization, which boosts morale, provides encouragement and support to deployed service members from the US Military through preparing and shipping care packages consisting of snacks, food, hygiene products and other necessities to them. 

When: Friday, March 17, 2017. Liam’s opens at 11am. Block party continues on through the evening.

Where: Liam Fitzpatrick’s Restaurant and Irish Pub, Colonial Town Park, 951 Market Promenade Ave., Suite 1115, Lake Mary, FL 32746.

Liam Fitzpatrick’s is carrying on the two hundred year old tradition of great Irish pubs while keeping a strong commitment to the Central Florida community with a hearty mix of Irish food favorites and more, an extensive menu of quality beers and spirits, warm and friendly hospitality, great music and conversation, a stellar weekly entertainment lineup and of course its spectacular annual block parties.

Liam Fitzpatrick's Restaurant and Irish Pub Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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Se7en Bites

617 Primrose Dr,
Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 203-0727
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Se7en Bites is the brainchild of Chef Trina Gregory-Propst and has steadily become a hit among locals.

From the humble beginnings of the original location at 207 N. Primrose Drive, this bakery and savory eats spot has kept its commitment to quality eats that are reminiscent of a forgotten age of Southern hospitality.

In May of 2016, Se7en Bites opened up shop in a larger building, just up the road from the original location. The new spot at 617 N. Primrose Drive is a 3,500 square foot space with plenty of room to dine inside and also includes an outdoor patio area with picnic tables and umbrellas to enjoy the beautiful Florida weather.

This new space also makes them one of the largest independent, full service bakeries in the Orlando area. With the added space, half of the inside has been made into a complete hot kitchen and a pastry kitchen, so Chef Trina and her team can make even more of their delicious food and treats, like the Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie that put Se7en Bites on the foodie map...and helped to give Chef Trina her nickname…”The Pie Lady”

The bakery is full service with bread, doughnuts, fritters, bagels and muffins, cakes, pies, tarts, cookies and moon pies, as well as whatever special creation they whip up. The kitchen menu has items for breakfast or lunch on the weekdays with special menus for brunch on the weekends complete with beer-mimosa specials.

With a focus on Southern fare, the breakfast menu is full of savory dishes like biscuits and gravy, grits, savory ham bread pudding, buttermilk biscuits topped in a variety of ways and eggs any way you can imagine. Lunch offerings consist of a Southern Cuban, quiche of the day, meatloaf sandwich, grilled pimento and cheese sandwich and a 5 cheese mac & cheese just to name a few...and everything is made from scratch.

Tastes Of Orlando stopped by recently for a Saturday brunch and it was pretty damn tasty!

This was part of the always changing brunch menu. It's a gigantic Fajita Burrito packed full of potatoes, eggs, fajita chicken, peppers & onions, cheese and is drizzled with hollandaise and avocado crema. Delicious.

At Se7en Bites, Southern cooking is at the core, just with a little more flair. These Buttermilk biscuits are topped with a creamy thyme sausage gravy and served with bacon, an over easy egg and a side of addictive cheddar chive grits.

Of course you have to grab some sweets to take with you to eat later on if you are full from your meal. Cookie Bars, Fudge Bars, Pies, Moon Pies, or how about a made from scratch Oatmeal Cream Pie? I’ll take 2 of everything...Thanks!

Se7en Bites is closed on Monday’s but from Tuesday through Friday they are open from 7:30am until 3:30pm. Saturday and Sunday they are open for brunch from 9:00am until 3:00pm.

They carry a full line of Abita beer and offer Blackberry Sangria and Orange Blossom Mimosas on the weekends. Stop on by and let them fill your pie hole.

Se7en Bites Bake Shop Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
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