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.

Source: The Ledger

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