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Let's Dish With Linda Lou

Sharing My Recipes, My Life, And The Food Tale Of Two Cities

SOCO Restaurant Thorton Park

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On Melissa’s last day before heading back to Oakland, CA., we went out for dinner. This time it was my turn to choose the place. I decided on SOCO RestaurantThorton Park. 

SOCO (Southern Contemporary Cuisine) takes classic southern fare and kicks it up a few notches. The atmosphere is trendy, cozy, with a lot of natural light. Let me take you on a quick tour of our experience.

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Our server Jordan and the hostess Tiffany were both very professional and courteous. They both helped to make our dining experience one we’ll remember. Thank you both so much!

As I passed by I noticed a small bio on the wall, one about the Chef Greg Richie and another about how old favorites have been reimagined.

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For our appetizers, we had House Smoked Fish Dip Gratin.

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Melissa had their Lake Meadow Naturals Deviled Eggs.

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Soco-Style Chicken and Dumplings.

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Slow Roasted Barbecue-Glazed Pork Belly On Grilled Biscuits Topped With Chow-chow.

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Grilled Meatloaf On Lobster Mash Potatoes.

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Diver Scallops With Roasted Baby Carrots And Brussel Sprouts.

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A Trio Of Banana Puddings, Chocolate, Bourbon, and Peanutbutter With A Vanilla Wafer Waffle.

For more information on SOCO Thorton Park in Orlando visit their website at http://www.socothortonpark.com

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The Basement Orlando / The Attic

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Working in the hospitality industry, I enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine with friends after work. A comfortable stop, where you can unwind after work. I have found just the place,  it’s called “The Basement”, which is nestled right underneath “The Attic”. The service and atmosphere are just what the doctor ordered.

The Basement’s menu offers food know as Chi-Phi. Chi-Phi is a Chicago and Philly style fusion.

The bartenders, Chad and Ryan make you feel as though you are part of their family from the very first time they meet you. The Basement is located on E. Pine Street in downtown Orlando. Here’s a view of the inside and outside of The Basement. For more information visit their website at http://www.thebasementorlando.com.

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