Le Empanada Food Truck from Winter Park features a large variety of empanadas that are handmade fresh each day, but that's not the only place you can find them. Other sites frequented consist of Apopka, Downtown Orlando, Thornton Park, Maitland and additional popular locations around the city. Specialties include Curried Cauliflower and Roasted Veggie, Spinach and Feta, Bacon Egg and Cheese, Mac and Cheese, Pumpkin Pie, Black Bean and Plantain along with Buffalo Chicken empanadas that you can get in mini or regular sizes, as well as tasty seasonal homemade soups and salads. The best way to locate them is through their Facebook page or by following them on Twitter. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
500 North Orlando Avenue Suite 100 Winter Park, FL 32789
Located in the Winter Park Village, Lime Fresh Mexican Grill provides an affordable option to the typical high-priced full-service restaurants in this area. Customers order at the counter and are served at their table in a setting that is modern and bright. Choose from a large variety of fresh made Mexican and Americanized-Mexican food options, including daily-prepared salsas and hot sauces, vegetarian pinto beans, homemade queso dips, soups, salads, quesadillas, tacos, burritos, fajitas and desserts. Lime Fresh Mexican Grill offers vegetarian- and diet -friendly options for those looking for healthy alternatives as well as choices for meat-lovers simply looking for a tasty homemade Mexican meal. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Anyone looking for a good, all-day breakfast or a sweet homemade treat, plus lunches, dinners and weekend brunches, of course, will find a nice selection at Briarpatch. To get there, all you have to do is take a short drive north of Orlando to the friendly town of Winter Park. Briarpatch Restaurant is conveniently located on the popular Park Avenue and offers both indoor and outdoor seating in a cozy, old-time setting. The menu features a nice selection of American food, homemade ice creams and other tempting desserts as well as a number of drink specials including a variety of popular mimosas. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen is situated north of Orlando in the friendly town of Winter Park, but the restaurant may make you think you're in the Big Easy instead of Central Florida. It is named to honor a New Orleans native, Walter "Tibby" Tabony, who lived through the Katrina disaster in 2005 inside the dome and then lived to be 93. His family wanted to recreate the lively, vivid and funky atmosphere that people native to New Orleans love. Come see and experience "the New Orleans that locals call home," through sight, sound and taste. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Cocina 214 is located north of Orlando in the nearby friendly town of Winter Park, just off the busy Park Avenue. Billed as "a contemporary Mexican kitchen", the menu includes a blend of customary Mexican dishes with popular Tex-Mex favorites. The surroundings are refined indoors, with a modern open dining and bar area, as well as bright and lively on the outside patio section. The menu features creations from the renowned chef, Francisco (Chico) Mendonca, including daily-prepared fresh items like flavorful sauces, tasty diverse salsas and warm tortillas. The full-service bar offers imported and domestic wines and beers, as well as margaritas and other specialty drinks. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
All it takes is a short drive northeast of Orlando to find the Sunray Chinese Restaurant in the friendly town of Oviedo. Oviedo is located about halfway between Winter Park and Winter Springs. The outside is the basic strip mall storefront with a bright neon light, plenty of windows and an awning over the doorway. But the interior offers guests a relaxing, comfortable Chinese restaurant with a large menu. Sunray Chinese Restaurant also provides a take out menu for those who prefer to eat somewhere else. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
1455 East Semoran Boulevard Suite 113 Casselberry, FL 32707
Bagel King, located north of Orlando and Winter Park in the Casselberry area, is the place to go when you're craving genuine, fresh-baked bagels and other notable kosher bakery and deli favorites. The variety of goods offered resembles a New York bagel shop. Bagel King ranks high among the locals for the variety provided and the authentic quality of the foods offered. Open for breakfast or lunch, the menu includes a variety of bagels with a wide selection of cream cheeses, tasty hot and cold breakfast or lunch sandwiches, and other favorites like knishes, black and white cookies, rugelach, matzah ball soup, salads and more. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Eden's Fresh Co., located north of Downtown Orlando in the friendly town of Winter Park, serves up tasty salads, wraps and scrumptious yogurt parfaits. Since the word "fresh" is part of the name, the use of only the freshest ingredients is a top priority of this little vegetarian and kid-friendly eatery. The menu is packed full of choices and includes a list of featured recipes that you can order as either salads or wraps, and you can also add additional items or create your very own recipe. Eden's Fresh Co. prepares your dish as you watch, using generous portions. You can enjoy them on the spot or take your meal to go. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Bosphorous Restaurant, located in the friendly nearby town of Winter Park, provides genuine Turkish cuisine from various areas of Turkey. The décor mixes old with new by presenting a refined setting of traditional aspects of Istanbul mixed with modern design elements. The authentic menu items from appetizer through dessert can be enjoyed with a glass of Turkish wine or other liquors, and then topped off with a round from a hookah filled with tasty flavors. Bosphorous Restaurant offers outdoor seating, and is great for people watching. The servers provide suggestions and help with the menu when needed. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
460 North Orlando Avenue, Suite 122 Winter Park Village Winter Park, FL 32789
Mitchell's Fish Market, located a short drive north of downtown in nearby Winter Park, provides seafood lovers a place to go for a fine dining experience. The menu changes frequently to always provide customers with the freshest dishes. The menu offers over 80 different items to choose from that are all specially prepared with the best seafood in the world. Mitchell's Fish Market offers a nice selection of wine to go with your lunch or dinner also. The décor consist of wood floors and accents, plush leather booths or wooden chairs with a variety of colorful sea pictures throughout, plus a full service bar and patio area. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
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