Restaurant Listings
Orchid Thai
Address305 Park Ave. N.
CityWinter Park
Phone407-331-1400
Price$$$
Scott's Review

A splashy and elegant restaurant with a hip vibe that befits its Park Avenue milieu. Short rib massamam featured a large beef short rib, braised and then sautéed with potatoes and small pieces of sweet bell peppers with a chili sauce and a bit of roasted peanuts. That the meat was not the most tender hunk of rib I’ve had – a bit more braising might have helped – does not detract from the overall enjoyment of the dish.

And part of the enjoyment of this entrée, and indeed most every dish served here, was the elegant presentation, which almost invariably included luminous purple orchid blooms as plate garnish. (Yes, orchid petals are edible, but frankly I enjoy looking at them much more than ingesting them.)Short rib massamam and yellow curry with chicken are a couple of menu highlights.

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Orchid Thai Lake Mary
Address1210 S. International Parkway
CityLake Mary
Phone407-878-2988
Price$$
Scott's Review
Another outpost of the restaurant on Park Avenue in Winter Park. Unfortunately, not as good.... Read more
Orlando Meats
Address728 Virginia Drive
CityOrlando
Phone407-598-0700
Price$
Scott's Review
Technically a butcher shop, but it sells one of the best damn burgers in town.... Read more
Osprey Tavern
Address4899 New Broad St
CityOrlando
Phone407-960-7700
Price$$$
Scott's Review
Let me just say right off that I liked Osprey Tavern overall, though, as is the case with most just-opened restaurants, some tweaks and adjustments are needed. But I find the atmosphere lively and fun, the service more than serviceable, and the menu, limited as it is, off to a good start. ... Read more
Oudom
Address100 S Eola Drive
CityOrlando
Phone407-849-3739
Price$$
Scott's Review
Oudom, a Thai and sushi restaurant, is the latest to take over the Graze/Prickly Pear/ Lotus/Mingos space in the Sanctuary condominium building in downtown Orlando. Five restaurants in seven years isn't too bad, is it? Maybe Thai will be the magic sauce for this place. Or curry. Or whatever. A restaurant in this location needs to count on frequent vists from neighbors. A menu with a lower price point can help in that regard.... Read more
Outpost Neighborhood Kitchen
Address2603 Edgewater Drive
CityOrlando
Phone407-930-6282
Price$$
Scott's Review
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