3 Hot Orlando Food Spots Featured on Emeril's Florida

    By Rachelle Lucas

    The TV show "Emeril's Florida" showcased some hot new dining spots in the Orlando area, including a local food market, a killer restaurant that makes everything from scratch, and the Four Seasons' new rooftop dining at Capa.

    You could visit all three of these places for a delicious food-filled day that will also give you a taste of where the local foodies love to hang.

    Start with fresh-baked bread, coffee and cold pressed juice at East End Market, head over to Winter Park for lunch at Scratch and a stroll down the tree-lined street of Park Avenue, and then celebrate the day with dinner and fireworks at Capa.

    Here's the scoop on all three eateries to help you plan.

    East End Market
    WHERE: 3201 Corrine Dr, Orlando
    WEB: Eastendmkt.com
    WHAT TO EXPECT: This is like an indoor warehouse farmer's market with multiple artisan crafters offering everything from fresh-baked bread, cold-pressed juices, Florida beers on tap, local produce, and even farm-style furniture to decorate your porch. There's also a community garden out front where you can purchase fresh produce, a mini grocery inside that offers Lake Meadow Farms eggs and meats, and a Spanish restaurant.

    Scratch
    WHERE: 223 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park
    WEB: Scratchtapas.com
    WHAT TO EXPECT: This restaurant lives up to its name in that it's made-from-scratch menu changes regularly. But you can always expect fresh local ingredients prepared in unique and modern ways that will not just tempt your tastebuds, but delight all your senses. They have a select few signature dishes that you can always count on, including their delicious pork belly adobo with soy glaze and black rice.

    Capa at the Four Seasons Resort
    WHERE: 10100 Dream Tree Blvd., Lake Buena Vista
    WEB: Fourseasons.com/orlando/capa
    WHAT TO EXPECT:  An elegant Spanish tapas style restaurant with epic views of the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks and their nightly fireworks. Indulge in shareable plates such as pork belly and apple, or enjoy steak or fish fresh off the grill in their open-air theater style kitchen.


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