2476 N. Citrus Blvd.
Leesburg, FL 34748-7201
Phone: (352) 326-9002
Fax: (352) 326-8668
Shred-A-Bowls is a food truck serving the region unique, homemade bread cones (cyclones) and bread bowls (dough bowls) filled with delicious shredded meats and more. Look for them in Oviedo, Winter Park, Eustis, Dr. Phillips, Mount Dora and other Orlando area locations. Popular menu items include Shredded Italian Garlic Beef, Shredded Mojo Spanish Pork and Cajun Shredded Beer Can Chicken in either the cone or bowl, which is then topped with fresh homemade sauce and slaw or spicy salsa. Follow them on Twitter or Facebook for locations and specials. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Mount Dora's famous for its New England village atmosphere and its many antique shops. Palm Tree Grille is in a building that goes back back to 1914. With a bright, airy ambiance highlighted by wall murals, the Italian fare includes shrimp scampi, veal carbonara, and baked lasagna. If you're budget conscious, go early to take advantage of the restaurant's sundown specials served between 4p to 6:30p Sunday through Friday. Wine and beer are available.
A romantic atmosphere prevails at Goblin Market, where walls are painted in muted colors and adorned with art prints and well-stocked bookcases. Beyond the attractive decor comes a menu featuring such appetizers as Artichoke Hearts or Scallop Bisque. Entrée favorites include Pork Loin with Artichoke Stuffing and Chicken Topped with Wild Mushrooms. An interesting Burton cake finishes a dinner that can include wine or beer. Outdoor seating is also available.
Situated northwest of Orlando and just north of Clermont, Jacks Barbeque can be found near beautiful Lake Minneola. It may be small in size, but don't let that stop you because, according to the locals, it is one of the best barbecue joints in the surrounding area and has been for over 50 years. Choose from a nice variety of barbecued pork, chicken, turkey and beef served with all the fixin's, along with other American favorites like steaks and sandwiches. Known for their "special sauce", baked beans, pork sandwiches and ribs, Jacks Barbeque has inside or outside seating and offers a very causal, friendly atmosphere. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Sugar Mama's Bake Shoppe is located a short trip west of Orlando in the historical downtown area of Clermont. Customers can stop by to enjoy fresh-baked homemade items created daily from family recipes. Select from an array of scrumptious gourmet cupcakes in every imaginable flavor, as well as over-sized muffins and cookies. Cakes for all occasions and pies are also available, but usually entail advance notice, especially for custom orders. Sugar Mama's Bake Shoppe is the place to go to satisfy your sweet tooth. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
The Crooked Spoon is a gourmet food truck that serves traditional American fare with a twist. Follow them on Twitter for exact locations and special events calendar. Common locations frequented include: Apoka, Lake Lily, Maitland, Oviedo, Winter Park and Dr Phillips areas. Specialties include a very cheesy, homemade, mac & cheese, cranberry turkey sandwich and two Angus beef burgers: The Crooked Spoon Burger and the 420 Burger. Other options include Black Forest ham sandwiches, Italian beef sandwiches, grilled cheese, veggie burger, swordfish sandwich, fish tacos, shrimp & grits, as well as sides and drinks. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis