the short and tall of food

a couple's adventures in eating

Fairbanks Restaurant (Winter Park, FL)

Restaurant: Fairbanks Restaurant Location: 1800 West Fairbanks Avenue  Winter Park, FL 32789 Website: WHAT SHE ATE The Food: The Daily Special: Chicken & dumplings with a side salad and lima beans The Price: … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · 5 Comments

What We’re Cooking: Curly Dogs!

The hot dog. Plain. Simple. Juicy. Perfect. How could this American classic get any better? Timothy’s dad spotted a Youtube video boasting the effects of cooking your hot dogs with … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

131 Main (Charlotte, NC)

Restaurant:131Main Location: 9886 Rea Rd. Charlotte, NC 28277 WHAT HE ATE: Fish ‘n’ Grits The Critique: What is more charming than a restaurant named solely based upon it’s address on … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fresh Choice Market (Orlando, FL)

Publix, where shopping is a (pricey) pleasure. Wal-Mart, where shopping is a (penny-pincher’s) plight. Fresh Choice Market, where shopping is (perfectly) perfect. Mother and father Pappas (Timothy’s folks) gave this … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mel’s Family Diner (Sanford, FL)

Restaurant: Mel’s Family Diner Location: 3221 S Orlando Dr, Sanford FL 32773 WHAT HE ATE: The Food: Country Fried Steak  (includes mashed potatoes/ gravy, cup of chili, beets, and a roll) The Price: $7.29 The Critique:  Mel’s … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Price’s Chicken Coop (Charlotte, NC)

Restaurant: Price’s Chicken Coop Location: 1614 Camden Rd Charlotte, NC WHAT HE ATE: The Food: 1/4 Chicken Dark (includes Potato Rounds, Cole Slaw, and Hush Puppies) The Price: $6.05 plus … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Laspada’s (Orlando, FL)

Restaurant: Laspada’s Original Cheesesteak & Hoagies Location: 1010 Lee Road, Orlando, FL WHAT HE ATE: The Food: Philly Cheesesteak with onions, sweet & hot peppers, and fries The Price: $6.55 … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

Manifood Destiny

So, here it is, folks: Our very first food blog. We’ve talked about doing this upwards of a year or so but never got around to it (like ya do). … Continue reading

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