Taste

Make Your Own Pancakes at this Florida Park

Since 1961, folks have been making their own pancakes at the Old Spanish Sugar Mill Grill and Griddle House located inside DeLeon Springs State Park. Breakfast crowds show up early to grab a seat at one of the wooden tables. The server takes your d...

Who Drank My Zombie Brain Juice?

Cucumber, Buffalo Wing, Ranch Dressing, Zombie Brain Juice. Ingredients for a twisted salad or flavors of soda? If you said flavors of soda, you are correct! And they’re all available at Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop in downtown Winter Park....

Mount Dora’s Bite-Sized Bake Shop

“Adorable” might be the word most ladies would use to describe Le Petit Sweet Shop and Cakery in historic Mount Dora. Occupying a space that once housed a clockmaker shop, this inviting little bakery specializes in bite-sized treats like mini cupcak...

Jaxson’s Serves Up Great Food & the Kitchen Sink

Stepping into Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant in Dania Beach is like stepping into a time capsule of Americana. The rustic interior has been the signature at this South Florida institution since the 1960s. That’s when late owner Monroe Ud...

Watch Planes While Eating a Burger

Many bars and restaurants feature great live entertainment. But few have the added benefit of great live entertainment with a spectacular location like the Airport Restaurant and Gin Mill in DeLand. Located on the runway at the DeLand Municipal Airp...

Eye Opener at Beverly’s in St. Petersburg

Fuel up before heading to St. Pete Beach at Beverly's La Croisette at the corner of Corey Avenue and Gulf Boulevard. Since 1989, this down-home diner owned by Beverly Pedaggi has been a favorite of locals and tourists alike. The great thing about ...

A Place Named Tasty’s Must Be Good, Right?

It’s fair to say Tasty’s Fresh Burgers & Fries in downtown Fernandina Beach has the sloppiest, best-tasting, most indulgent sweet potato fries I’ve ever had. Order them “sweet” and they’ll come to your table oozing Tasty’s special blend of sweetn...

Barbecue That Won’t Make You Crabby

Imagine having succulent, tender barbecue while sitting outside under a tiki umbrella as you watch ocean waves come ashore. A little beachside shack along A1A in Ormond Beach provides this dreamlike setting. Crabby Chris Beachside BBQ and Sweets ope...

The Chili Choice of Presidents

When visiting our nation’s capital and looking for a solid lunch with some history thrown in, hop on the Metro and head to U Street. Housed in an old silent movie house, Ben’s Chili Bowl has been serving up greasy goodness since 1958. The heritage...