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Showing posts with label New Years Eve. Show all posts

Liam Fitzpatrick's 2018 NYE Block Party

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

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Liam Fitzpatrick’s Restaurant And Irish Pub Of Lake Mary Hosts 2018 New Year’s Eve Block Party Sunday, December 31 Featuring The Signature “Shamrock Drop”

Home of the Biggest Block Parties in North Orlando Celebrates the New Year with Their Unforgettable Annual NYE Block Party and Legendary Shamrock Drop

Lake Mary will once again turn into Times Square with an iconic symbol to ring in the New Year.

Liam Fitzpatrick’s Restaurant and Irish Pub invites Central Floridians to countdown to 2018 at their annual New Year’s Eve Block Party with Colonial Town Park shopping plaza neighboring restaurants Graffiti Junktion, Dexter’s of Lake Mary, Duffy’s Sports Grill, F&D Cantina and Amura. The block party is free and open to the public and features the one of a kind “Shamrock Drop” countdown at midnight.

Liam Fitzpatrick’s NYE Block Party features entertainment by DJ Michael Knight spinning all night, an array of delicious drink specials and Liam’s highly anticipated “Shamrock Drop” outside the plaza.

Plus, Liam’s block parties support Just Our Soldiers' Helpers Inc. (J.O.S.H.), who will be on site collecting donations. J.O.S.H. uplifts spirits and provides aid to deployed service members from the US Military through preparing and shipping care packages of snacks, food, hygiene products and other necessities to them.

When: Sunday, December 31, 2017 from 8pm to 2am.

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 wine refreshers, warm and friendly hospitality, great music and conversation, a stellar weekly entertainment lineup and of course its spectacular annual block parties.

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Four more great places to celebrate New Years Eve in Orlando

Orlando is always a great tourist destination, but even more so in the cold winter months up north. The weather is warm most of the time, and we have no shortage of world famous attractions. In addition to those great attractions, the restaurant scene in Central Florida has been booming for the last few years as well.

So whether you are a local or in town for a visit, check out one of these fine establishments for a great NYE dinner celebration.Two of them are located on International Drive and two of them are located in Winter Park, both of which are excellent places to see the sights and sounds of the final countdown to 2017.

Restaurant: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
Address: 9150 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
Hours: 4pm – last reservation at 11pm, open until 1am

Ring in the New Year at Del Frisco's where flavors are prime, hospitality is unsurpassed and our party has never found its equal. Join in on the celebration featuring our Filet Mignon 8 oz paired with a succulent 8 oz Lobster Tail. That's not all... Stay for the countdown and enjoy a celebration like no other!
Reservations: Call (407) 351-5074

Restaurant: TR Fire Grill
Address: 1035 North Orlando Ave. Suite 101, Winter Park, FL 32789
Hours: 11am – midnight

TR Fire Grill’s $50 4-course New Year’s Eve menu includes your choice of appetizer, salad, entrée, dessert and a glass of wine from one of the entrée wine pairings, plus sparkling wine to toast the new year at midnight! PLUS, the Winter Park restaurant will be open for brunch the next day starting at 11am – just in case you need to cure some hangover blues.
Reservations: Call (407) 708-3600

Restaurant: Tony Roma’s
Address: 8560 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819
Hours: 12pm – midnight

Visit the newly renovated Tony Roma’s on International Drive to ring in the new year with their $45 New Year’s Eve menu that includes your choice of soup or salad, entrée, dessert and a glass of wine from the preferred wine pairings – and of course, sparkling wine to toast the new year at midnight.
Reservations: Call (407) 248-0094

Restaurant: Cocina 214
Address: 151 E Welbourne Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789
Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Cocina 214 will be serving their regular menu, but a complimentary glass of champagne will be given to each guest to help ring in the New Year!
Reservations: Call (407) 790-7997
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Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar’s New Years Eve Celebration

Pointe Orlando
9101 International Dr.
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 226-1600
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Say Adios! to 2016 in Old Havana with Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar’s Grand New Year’s Eve Buffet and Late Night Package.

Cuba Libre, located in Pointe Orlando on International Drive, is now accepting reservations for its New Year’s Eve celebration, featuring an incredible buffet spanning the entire Havana Ballroom, plus late night admission, DJ and dancing, a champagne toast, reserved table throughout the night, party favors and noisemakers to ring in the New Year, all for $75 per person, or $45 for children under 12.

An optional open bar package, including 3 drink tickets for select premium drinks, is available as an add on for $25, or $99 for both the buffet and bar package, for those ages 21 and older. Reservations for the New Year’s Eve buffet are available for 9, 9:30 and 10:00 p.m. and can be made by calling the restaurant directly at 407-226-1600

Cuba Libre’s Grand New Year’s Eve buffet, created by Executive Chef Jose Gonzalez, is comprised of 35 different items such as grilled sirloin, roasted turkey breast, orange porchetta, shrimp al ajillo, Ropa Vieja, Florida Mahi-Mahi, citrus grilled chicken breast and grilled vegetable paella. There will also be tapas, ceviches, raw bar items, artisan breads and cheeses, desserts and celebratory dishes for a memorable evening in Old Havana, on International Drive.

For those wishing to dine early, an a la carte dinner menu will be served from 5-8 p.m. The dinner menu features two-time James Beard Award-winning Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot’s Cuban tapas, appetizers, entrees, cocktails and desserts. Reservations for the earlier seating can be made on Cuba Libre’s website.

Cuba Libre has been a must see, must experience restaurant in Pointe Orlando since it first opened in 2008. The restaurant and rum bar serves dinner daily from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. Happy Hour is available every day of the week from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The bar is open until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. For more information, visit

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Taste Of The Holidays at Reunion Resort

Tastes Of Orlando7593 Gathering Drive
Kissimmee, FL 34747
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The Reunion resort is always a spectacular place to visit, especially for the holidays. I mean who wouldn't be interested in spending Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, or what ever holiday you and your family celebrate playing golf on one of the three signature golf courses designed by golf’s greatest legends? If golf is not your thing,  the resort also boasts 10 swimming pools and a water park as well, so you can spend the day splashing around the water park, or play tennis on one of the six lighted tennis courts.

With Reunions central location between its sister Grand Golf Resorts of Florida properties, and only a short 30 minutes from the Orlando International Airport and six miles from Walt Disney World, Reunion Resort is an ideal place to spend the holidays. With an exclusive 2,300-acre community that has the space, amenities and accommodations to bring together families, golfing buddies, social events and meetings, Reunion is already a great destination, but what can make it better you ask?

Food...and lots of it.

For Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Eve and Day, all of the restaurants on the resorts property are serving up some pretty awesome food, and the best part is...No slaving away in the kitchen, and more time to spend with family.

Lets start with Thanksgiving:

The Thanksgiving Grande Feast is held in the Grande Ballroom and is $45.95 for adults and $19.95 for children ages 4 -12.

The Thanksgiving Grande feast includes a selection of salads with local field greens, seasonal fruits and berries, cured meats, breads and condiments, potato salad, and a quinoa & kale salad. The carving station will feature buttermilk brined turkey, and herb crusted prime rib with herbed celery and onion stuffing. On display in the chilled seafood section guests will find house smoked salmon, spicy New Orleans shrimp and a crab and tortellini salad. Additionally there will be an offering of lemon thyme roasted pork loin, butternut squash bisque, herb roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, and maple rosemary sweet potatoes. 

The little ones are not forgotten as they will have honey fried chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, spaghetti and meatballs, pizza, and macaroni and cheese. Desserts will include the following: pumpkin pie, apple pie, pecan pie, spiced carrot cake,mini creme caramel, chocolate fudge peanut butter cake and a pear upside down cake. 

The other restaurants on the resorts property will also be offering dining options as well like at Eleven Restaurant. At Eleven, you will have the choice of two entrees in oven Roasted Turkey Breast for $21.00 with candied sweet potato, haricot verts, onion celery and sage dressing and cranberry sauce, or the Pan Seared Salmon for $28.00. The salmon comes with a wild mushroom ragout, grilled asparagus tips, cranberry chutney and a port wine sauce. For dessert the Spiced Pumpkin Caramel Creme will be offered for $9.00

The Clubhouse will be offering a dinner only deal for $34.95 for adults and $19.95 for children, that features a choice of soups or a salad and a choice of one of four different entrees as well a choice of dessert.

At Forte Grill guests can go for a more traditional dining option and enjoy a three course meal for $49.95 that includes your choice of braised kale and Linguica sausage or arugula and fennel salad for a first course, slow roasted maple glazed tom turkey, grilled fillet of beef or a pan roasted halibut for a second course. The dessert featured will be the white chocolate cranberry bread pudding.   

The Christmas Grande Feast is held in the Grande Ballroom and is $45.95 for adults and $19.95 for children ages 4 - 12

The Christmas Grande Feast includes a selection of salads with spinach & Mandarin orange salad, Caesar salad, pate's and cured meats and a truffle fingerling salad. The carving station will feature herb roasted turkey and a horseradish and herb crusted strip sirloin. In the chilled seafood display area, guests will be treated to citrus dill Atlantic salmon, poached gulf shrimp, and marinated green lip New Zealand  mussels. other offerings include smoked tomato and shallot bisque, braised short ribs, chive mashed potatoes, creamed spinach & artichoke hearts and sauteed shrimp & fennel with a tomato pernod sauce.

Deserts will feature pecan pie, yule logs, snicker doodles, Christmas cookies, turtle cheesecakes, mini cream puffs and peppermint meringue.

As with the Thanksgiving dinner festivities, the resorts other restaurants...The Clubhouse, Forte and Eleven will also be featuring separate  Christmas eve and Christmas day dinner specials as well as New Years eve and day dinner specials individually. Of particular note is the New Years Eve special at Forte that has roast lamb loin as a choice for the second course.  

Of course the wonderful people at Reunion were kind enough to invite me out to sample just  about everything, so enjoy all of the pics....and yes it was all very delicious. 

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The first thing I sampled was the Herb Lamb Chop with rosemary mint jelly and fresh gnocchi with basil cream sauce. Very tender lamb chops and a delicious gnocchi made this hard to stop eating. 
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Next up was the Seared Duck Breast over arugula salad with sweet potato, caramelized pecans and raspberry vinaigrette. Moist tender medallions of duck cooked to perfection.
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For Christmas, The Clubhouse will feature a Winter Salad with mixed greens, poached pears, candied pecans, herb crusted goat cheese toasted walnuts and a white balsamic vinaigrette.
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One of my favorite dishes was the Pan Seared Grouper over brown rice risotto served with ginger cilantro sauce and citrus salsa. Very delicately cooked fish with a touch of heat and sweet.
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The Smoked Tomato Shallot Bisque will be featured on the Christmas Grande Feast buffet. This had a very nice flavor profile and was delicious.
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One of the more unique offerings was the Grilled Linguica Sausage served on white bean cakes topped with onion rings. This was a rich dish, but it comes with a sauce to even it out. Unique and flavorful.
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Of course no holiday feast is complete without turkey, so Reunion has a Sliced Buttermilk Brined Roasted Turkey that is off the charts good. It is served with stuffing.
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Guest who dine at The Clubhouse will be treated to a superb Pork Loin with wild mushroom confit.
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The Braised Short Ribs with coffee demi-glace will be featured on the Christmas Grande Feast buffet. These short ribs were tender and had nice depth of flavor and taste.
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The dessert selections started with Dark Chocolate Cream Pies. These are pretty simple in concept, but provided a wallop of chocolate flavor.  
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To finish out the evening we were treated to Spiced Pumpkin Creme Caramel that will be featured at Eleven on Thanksgiving. This was almost like a flan in texture, but much more delicious.

So there you have it...lots of great food to choose from at a great resort for the family. If you are considering dining at any one of the resorts restaurants or at one of the Grande Feasts, it is recommended that you make reservations and plan ahead.

Grande Feast:   (407) 396-3184
Forte:                (407) 396-5285
Clubhouse:        (407) 662-1320
Eleven:              (407) 622-1170

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