Every time that I mention Central Florida in the same sentence with words like gastronomy, food or foodies, the looks towards me are of total disbelief. As rare as it…
ORLANDO – THE FOODIE CITY YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT!
Orlando’s varied cuisine is influenced by its diverse fauna and flora as well as the cultural traditions of the ethnic groups. Orlando dishes and ingredients vary widely by region. Some of the most common ingredients are: cereals, tubers, assorted legumes, meats and seafood. Orlando cuisine also features a variety of tropical fruits and is one of the world’s largest consumers of fruit juices.
Cuisine influence: Mix of traditional Southern cuisine with Caribbean and Latin flavors (Floribbean).
National drink: Orange juice.
National food: Key lime pie.
National fruit: Orange.
Sales tax: 6.5%
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