Category: Florida

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a little visit to hogsmeade (or as the muggles call it, orlando!)

More Florida posts!@#!! And this time… to Orlando! You know what that means, don’t you? I went to Harry Potter Land Universal Studios! Well, we ALMOST didn’t make it. The day that we left it rained… and rained… and rained...

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el rey de las fritas / little havana – miami, fl

I only have a few Florida related posts left, so let me get to another one before I forget all about what Florida was like! After cruising around Key West in the humid warm weather, we left the Keys and...

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key lime desserts hunting in key west, fl

Jake and I had a goal to try a bunch of different Key Lime desserts while we were in Florida (and Key West). We didn’t quite get to try as many as we wanted to but we still got a...

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southernmost beach cafe / key west, fl

Ahh, we’re finally getting the to the Key West posts! It was a long eight hour drive down to Key West from Tampa. Sarasota was about an hour away so after blunch we still had about seven hours ahead of...

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yoder’s amish village restaurant / sarasota, fl

Next leg of our trip: heading down to Key West! Course, we had to eat before we really hit the road and we traveled about an hour south of Tampa into Sarasota, FL to visit Yoder’s Amish Village.  Jake, Chris...

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rush hour chicken and waffles / st. petersburg, fl

To end our first full day in Tampa, Chris let me choose the restaurant. Ain’t he nice?  After the breakfast and bakery, Chris drove us around Tampa Bay a bit and then we went over to St. Petersburg (you have...

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florida bakery / tampa, fl

After filling up on sandwiches over at La Teresita, Chris took us a few doors down the street to a bakery called Florida Bakery. Yesssss. He knows me well! I sure can’t say no to a bakery visit! The bakery...

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la teresita cafeteria / tampa, fl

On our first morning in Tampa, Chris took us to La Teresita, a Cuban restaurant in Tampa. We went to the cafeteria portion (which is open 24 hours a day Thursday – Saturday) where there are U shaped tables and...

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taco bus / tampa, fl

Our flight landed in Tampa at about 10:30PM. Jake and I were still on West Coast time so we were still pretty awake despite the long plane ride across the country. Chris, our friend and host extraordinaire for the week,...

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Tampa Preview

Here’s just a little peek at some of the tasty foods I’ve tried so far here in Florida! This is Cheese Toast! It is Cuban bread that is grilled with butter and Cuban cheese. Ooey gooey and so yummy! It’s...