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Tabla Indian Cuisine Winter Park


216 N Park Ave # H,
Winter Park, FL 32789
(321) 422-0321


At Tabla, you will be delighted in the visual creations that entice the eyes and enliven the palate. 

Tabla Indian Cuisine is where your senses come alive with the aroma of fresh Indian curries, Indo-Chinese delicacies and Thai spices in the air.

The vision here is to reflect the flavors of Tabla Cuisine, with ambiance, service, and modern presentation. Tabla’s Cuisine offers a symphony of Indian, Indo-Chinese, vegetarian, vegan, and Thai flavors and spices that is designed to excite both the neophyte and the connoisseur alike.

The new Winter Park Location was previously occupied by Paris Bistro, and the folks at Tabla did an amazing redo of the interior with white stone work, mirrors, wine racks and new dining tables and chairs. In fact, it is so nice inside, one would think you are at a fancy high end restaurant, but it is a perfect redo for the Winter Park Crowd.

A Tabla is a pair of small drums that have been fundamental to Hindustani music of northern India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh since the 18th century. Much like the musical sounds and instruments used in traditional Indian music, the foods found in those regions have become fundamental in shaping cuisine all over the world.

The menu features a great mix of Indian, Chinese and Thai flavors and spices with classic dishes and new twists on old favorites. That's what makes tabla so unique.

You can find Thai green curry and basil fried rice for a taste of Thailand, or fresh from the tandoor kebabs, chicken tikka, and garlic naan for a taste of India and classics like general tso’s chicken with a side of crab rangoon for your Chinese food cravings.

For something really tasty, the Indo-Chinese fusion dishes like the cauliflower Manchurian and lemon coriander soup are pretty exciting as well, as are the artistic versions of classics like mango tiramisu and gulab jamun brulee.

Tabla’s chef, Sajan Premajan is a culinary artist known for his original and inventive food presentations, which he attributes to his traditional training and inspiration from his Asian heritage. Tabla Cuisine is now in two great locations, Tabla Indian Restaurant in Orlando and Tabla Indian Restaurant in Winter Park.

Inside of the all new Tabla Winter Park.

A sparkling Rose and a Woodpecker beer from India. Both do a great job of cooling your mouth down and enhancing the flavors of Indo-Chinese foods.

Gobi Manchurian, is a good twist on Indo-Chinese food. Gobi Adraki is traditional Indian cuisine, but tossing the crispy fried cauliflower in Tabla’s signature Manchurian sauce makes this a perfect crossover dish. It is one of my all time favorite appetizers.

Garlic Naan...Garlic Naan... is anything better than this wholesome and delicious warm and crusty Garlic Naan from Tabla?

The delicious sauces served with your pappadum are actually a Chutney. The green one, called hari chutney in Hindi, is generally made with a mixture of coriander, mint, sugar, salt, turmeric and a pinch of lime juice and of course curry powder. The red chutney, called imli chutney in Hindi, is very often made with the juice of tamarind (imli in Hindi). Tamarind is soaked in water, strained and mixed with sugar, rock salt, toasted and ground cumin, dry powdered ginger, and powdered pepper. Pappadum is a thin crisp round or rolled Indian flatbread that is fried.

Butter Chicken, a North Indian Delicacy is made in a rich buttery Tomato Cream Sauce with chunks of chicken and served with a side of Basmati rice. This is a tasty and fragrant dish that is absolutely mouthwatering at Tabla.

Although I asked what is better than Garlic Naan previously, I can tell you Red Pepper Spicy Naan is either 1 B, or a very close second. Chef Premajan did not hold back on us and gave us super hot and spicy naan that was excellent, and full of flavor.

Certainly everything Chef Premajan serves up at Tabla is excellent, but we were blown away by the Palak Gosht with Bone-in Goat cooked in braised Spinach and Garlic with a Tomato-Onion Masala. Simply some of the most delicious, tender and flavorful goat I have ever had, and the masala mixture was phenomenal.

When ordering food at Tabla, most dishes can made according to your heat levels, aside of items like Chicken Vindaloo, which the can not be altered, so if you love some good Indian Heat, a nice ending of Chocolate Samosa with Masala Chai Latte Ice Cream and chocolate drizzle is not only a great ending, but a great way to cool your mouth off.


Tabla Winter Park is open Monday to Thursday from 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM, Friday & Saturday from 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM and Sunday: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM

Both locations serve up excellent Indo-Chinese fare, and the food is really impressive, but the new Winter Park location has definitely stepped up the game with a beautiful remodel and elegant atmosphere.
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Latin Square

250 S Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 608-4181
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Latin Square is a hidden gem in the downtown area. If you work downtown, chances are you are familiar with this wonderful little place and what it offers. 

During the lock down from Covid-19, Latin Square took the time to refurbish and update the interior of the restaurant, which has always been a to-go set up. 

The inside of Latin Square is small and everything is made to go. They offer a variety of traditional dishes such as Picadillo, Ropa Vieja, Cuban Sandwiches and Oven Roasted Chicken. You can also find items like Cuban Gumbo,Tuna Sandwiches, a Chupe Soup on Thursdays and Grilled Salmon on Fridays.

For that little pick me up, Latin Square has a nice selection of espresso's, cafe con leches, pastries and other desserts.

The service is always fast and friendly at Latin Square, and the food is always hot and good. They do a great job of making you feel like long lost family here, and you will not be disappointed with whatever you order.


The all new Inside of Latin Square.

Chupe is a generic term used in South America to describe a variety of stews generally made with chicken, red meat, lamb or beef tripe and other offal, or with fish, shrimp, crayfish or shellfish and vegetables, potatoes or yuca. Chupe is available on Thursdays at Latin Square and is a thick and delicious stew made with chicken and served with a side of mixed vegetables. 

They make an excellent Cuban at Latin Square, so I was a bit disappointed when they ran out of pork and I could not have the traditional Cuban, but they offered me one with shredded chicken instead, and it was quite tasty!

Always great sides…. Sweet Plantains and Morro, a combination of black beans and rice, already combined together.

The Pepito is made with grilled steak, chicken or roasted pork, Swiss cheese, onion, lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro sauce, garlic sauce, pink sauce and potato sticks and is muy excelente!!

A Quesito is always a perfect ending to any visit to Latin Square.

The food here is always good, and the people that run it are even better, stop by sometime and grab a cafe con con leche and a Cuban sandwich and of course a quesito, you’ll be glad you did.

Latin Square is open Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. They are closed Saturday and Sunday.


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Loading Zone Philly Steaks

24 E Washington St.
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 751-7131
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A new Philly Cheesesteak restaurant called Loading Zone Philly Steaks has opened in Downtown Orlando in the former home of Beth’s Burger Bar at 24 E. Washington Street a few months ago.

They specialize in making authentic Philly Cheese steaks. Although there are many variations of what Authentic actually is, at Loading Zone that means thinly sliced, sauteed ribeye beef, Cheese Whiz or American cheese/Provolone, and a long crusty roll to soak up all the juices.

They have all your traditional Cheese Steaks here as well as standard Mushroom Cheese Steak, Pepper Cheese Steak and a Fully Loaded Cheese Steak. The menu also includes some variations like a Pizzaroni,Chipotle, Buffalo and Teriyaki Steak sandwiches.

In addition to the hot Cheese Steaks, they also have a selection of Cold Hoagies with items like a White Tuna Hoagie, Veggie Hoagie, Turkey Hoagie and a special Italian with Prosciutto.

Loading Zone also offers a wide variety of salads and sides that includes a Cheese Steak Salad, a Crispy Chicken Salad and a Greek Salad among others. Sides include fries, chips, tots, sweet potato fries, chicken tenders and Whiz Tots.

I started with a traditional Philly Cheese steak and Fries covered in Whiz, which was simply amazing.

The Buffalo Cheese steak is made with white American cheese, onions and is tossed in a buffalo sauce for a nice bit of heat. We opted for the the Whiz Tots for our side, and they did not disappoint.

We grabbed a Chefs Salad on our way out to have for the next day. It was more than enough for two people and loaded with meats and toppings.
The Current hours for Loading Zone are:
Monday to Wednesday, 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, Friday to Sunday, 11:00 am to 1:00 am. They are currently doing pick up and delivery orders only right now. When they fully reopen, they are normally open until 3:00 am Wednesday to Saturday.
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