Downtown Food & Wine Festival: Orlando 2014

The 2014 Downtown Food & Wine Festival runs February 22-23rd down Robinson Street at Lake eola Park. Thirty five restaurants are represented, the food (DUCK BACON!!!is really good, the portions are not skimpy and the mood/atmosphere is lively. It continues today (Feb 23) til 8pm. Guests must pay admission and purchase food tickets in $2 denominations. Each food sample costs between one and three tickets. Below is a photo sampling of what we liked best on Day one of the festival. DUCK BACON!!!

Siro Urban Italian Kitchen burger 

Siro Urban Italian Kitchen golden beets

 Peach Valley Cafe Chicken & Waffles with cajun syrup and blueberry butter

Peach Valley Cafe Fresh Apple Fritters with Strawberry Yogurt

Ruth's Chris Steak House Lamb Lollipops

Kasa Modern Tapas & Raw Bar Shrimp a la Placha

Kasa Modern Tapas & Raw Bar White Fish Ceviche

Taverna Opa Falafel with Dip

Taverna Opa Gyro Slider

Marlow's Tavern Roasted Chicken Gumbo

Primo Grilled Lemon Pound Cake with Local Berries

Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen Bread Pudding