Orlando’s Diverse and Exciting Food Scene is growing into a destination in its own right. With help from dedicated local food influencers, we share the cool drinks, treats and eats to try during a visit this summer.
A well-made cocktailis always a treat, but during the summer, it’s fun to put away heavier liquors in favor of fresh and fruity flavors.
The newly-opened Wine Bar George has made an impression on Lisa Wilk of Taste Cook Sip with their take on a classic cocktail, the French 75. Says Lisa, “It’s crisp, bubbly and ever so refreshing.”
DOLE WHIP FLOATS & MARGARITAS
AJ Wolfe of Disney Food Blog has a couple recommendations. At Magic Kingdom, try the cult classic Dole Whip Float with pineapple juice and pineapple soft serve. “The float honestly has been one of my favorite treats since I started visiting Disney World as a kid,” she says. When it’s cocktail o’clock, head to Epcot’s Choza de Margarita for the Guava Pink Peppercorn Margarita. “The powerful, sweettart drink is a DFB favorite.”
For her pick, Christina Thomas of Go Epicurista heads to Winter Park notable gastropub, The Ravenous Pig, for their Neptun