Emeril's Florida Heads Back To Orlando This Weekend

By: Rachelle Lucas


This weekend, Emeril heads back to Orlando to show us even more restaurants with a farm-to-table focus, including his own Tchoup Chop.

Did you know Orlando has a greenhouse that grows produce in an "aeroponic" farm filled with tall aeration towers covered in fresh vegetables and herbs?

We'll learn more about this alternative method for growing and how it produces a high quality (and tasty!) crop. Then Emeril will head over to two high-end restaurants that have a plant-to-plate philosophy of sourcing foods as locally as possible.

And finally, we'll get a sneak peek inside Emeril's own restaurant and learn about their creative hand-crafted cocktails.

Be sure to tune in. Set your DVR to see this episode!

"Orlando Farm to Table - Part 2"
- Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 2:30PM EST
- Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 9:30AM EST
- Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 11:30AM EST

And if you want to add these spots to your vacation itinerary, here's all the places in this Sunday's show:

The Greenhouse
Location: 3012 General Electric Road, Apopka, FL 32703
Website:  Findlocal.orlandosentinel.com/the-greenh2ouse-apopka
Greenhouse tours available by appointment.

: 290 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Cuisine: Upscale Casual American
Sample Dishes: Harris Ranch Filet Mignon with fingerling potatoes, roasted brussels sprouts, shitake conserva, red wine bordelaise. Duroc Heritage Pork Loin with Anson Mills grits, Rabbit Run Farms pole beans, pickled watermelon rinds, honey cranberry.

K Restaurant
: 1710 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL 32804
Cuisine: Locally focused farm-to-table gourmet.
Sample Dishes: North Florida Red Grouper with Zellwood corn, tomato, and lemon thyme butter. Cape Canaveral Mahi with roast potato, My Yard Farm oyster mushroom hash, and sauce gribiche. Pork belly sourced from Lake Meadow Farm, apple cider glazed, apple, pear, fennel, celery salad.

Tchoup Chop
: 6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando, FL 32819
Cuisine: Asian Fusion, Sushi, Robata Grill
Sample Dishes: Robata Grill Spiced Thai Lamb Satay, Yakitori Pineapple Chicken, Sesame Ahi Tuna

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