There’s been a lot of Facebook discussion lately (a sample) about The Morning Paper’s method of presenting restaurant health inspection information, so we wanted to point out an alternative presentation.
Our tour of Lakeland establishments that offer healthy food choices continues with a visit to the Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market, operating on Saturdays on Kentucky Avenue between the railroad tracks and Oak Street. More
HIGHLAND CITY DINER: A team that ran Florida Presbyterian Homes’ dining operation is the “firepower behind (a) not-so-humble café” in a strip center that restaurant critic Eric Pera calls “a local diner willing to step outside of the box. Who goes to the bother of baking fresh challah these days, in these parts?” He gives Highland City Diner 3 1/2 stars for food, service and ambience | Menu
D’LUCAS TAKING FLIGHT: Marcos Fernandez, the chef behind Dixieland’s upscale Nineteen61, is taking his D’Lucas fast-casual concept to Lakeland Linder Airport and expanding the menu, but not until this fall at the earliest. First he’s moving Nineteen61 downtown to the former home of Posto 9 this summer.
The Yard on Mass food-truck park and beer hall easily jumped a hurdle this morning on its way to an expected May 9 groundbreaking and fall opening.
Two churches near the site at North Massachusetts Avenue and Parker Street sent no representatives to object, so the Lakeland Board of Adjustments and Appeals quickly approved an alcohol variance at a special meeting. More
Latin fusion restaurant Nineteen61 is planning to move from Dixieland to downtown, owner Marcos Fernandez tells The Ledger. He and two new business partners plan to expand the menu as they move into the first floor of the former home of Posto 9 on Main Street across from Munn Park.
Our tour of Lakeland establishments that offer healthy food choices continues with a visit to Cafe Roti, an Indian-Pakistani restaurant at 116 S. Tennessee Ave.
Dr. Saqib B. Khan, founder and owner of Café Roti, opened his restaurant in 2003 at first in North Lakeland near Lakeland Regional Health hospital. The critical care, pain medicine, and anesthesiology practicing physician is passionate about food, particularly Indian-Pakistani cuisine. More
Swan City Improv founder Nate Fleming will serve up comedy and nuggets of Lakeland history to customers of his new Lkld Food Tours who pay $49 for a 2 1/2-hour walking tour that includes samples from five downtown eateries. The article didn’t name the restaurants, but Instagram posts identify them as MOJO Federal, Frescos, Black & Brew, Palace Pizza and Cafe Roti.
Our tour of Lakeland establishments that offer healthy food choices continues with Red Door Lakeland.
Unique and charming, the Red Door restaurant, 733 E. Palmetto St., is situated in the Lake Morton historic district across from the public library and the Polk Museum of Art. Tastefully decorated, the restaurant boasts a spacious and inviting covered porch and a patio in addition to its indoor dining room. More
Lakeland is blessed with a wide variety of establishments that offer healthy food choices. In this new series, we will be sampling examples from our health food stores, restaurants, grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and more. Our first stop is Anthony’s Health Hut and Restaurant at 5329 S. Florida Ave. in the Lakeland South Center. More