Category Archives: Italian


Food Quality: 6/10 Food Quantity: 7/10 Cleanliness: 6/10 Atmosphere: 6/10 Service: 7/10 Price: $6-$10 Carmela’s serves up pizza and the usual Italian fare. The food is alright, but nothing special really. The restaurant is quiet, and mostly empty at lunch time. I found it odd that the restaurant was so empty, yet we were sat […]

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Darden Restaurants Skimping on Bread

There is a new policy at Darden restaurants, Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, Longhorn Steakhouse, Seasons 52, and The Capital Grill. Servers have been given orders to only bring one piece of bread per person to the table each time the table asks for more bread. This might be seen as a way to […]

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Gift Card Bonus Promotions

Many eateries have promotions offering free stuff with the purchase of a gift card around the holidays. I generally don’t recommend gift cards since some come with restrictions and fees, and it binds the person to that specific place for purchases, compared to cash. If you are planning on getting a gift card anyway, or […]

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What’s Your Beef?

I was invited to What’s Your Beef? in downtown Orlando by the owners, Mike and Lisa Fracasso. They are a new place, they’ve only been open for a couple months, and they have a style new to Orlando. They moved to Orlando about 10 years ago from Chicago, and missed some of the food so […]

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Buca di Beppo – Florida Mall

My girlfriend and I went to Buca di Beppo at the Florida Mall this evening. I dropped her off to put our name in, while I parked the car. I meet her outside, and she informs me that they said the wait should be 20-30 minutes. We waited about 50 minutes, along with a few […]

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