Monthly Archives: January 2011

Around the World in 180 Minutes

Everglades Restaurant at the Rosen Centre Hotel hosts a food and wine event about five times each year. We particularly enjoy these events because of their fun and intimate nature, the opportunity to meet interesting people at our table, and … Continue reading

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Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow rarely leaves Vegas these days, but last night he kicked off a new tour at the Amway Center in Orlando. This is the second concert I’ve seen there, and the jury is still out on the acoustics, but … Continue reading

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Ratatouille

The dish, not the movie. Sauté zucchini in organic garlic and grapseed oil spray. Add onions, variety of bell, red and yellow peppers, green onions, fire roasted diced tomatoes, dash of hot sauce, seasoning salt, fresh terragon. Simmer for 20 minutes. Pretty … Continue reading

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Tilapia with Caramelized Apples

This was a weird idea that turned out well. Ingredients: Tilapia filet Apple, sliced Onion, chopped Cup of white wine Splash of milk Seasoning salt Grapeseed oil spray Caramelize the apples and onions, add white wine and milk, reduce, set … Continue reading

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Rock of Ages more like Gravel

For a decade we held season tickets to the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, which hosted some of the best productions in the Southeast, but then they terminated their affiliation with Broadway Across America, and stopped getting the interesting touring … Continue reading

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