I’m proud to announce the release of “Scott Joseph’s Orlando Restaurant Guide” — the paperback. It’s a solution for those who like to have a real, live book in their hands to dog-ear, make notes in and carry about. It features over 250 restaurant listings with all the pertinent details, including a short review for each, plus lists of special features, such as where you can take your dog while you dine, which restaurants have great wine lists, where to find entertainment, or who offers a quiet, romantic dining experience. I think you’ll find it useful.
In a way, it’s taken me 23 years to write this book. Oh, I’ve written plenty that was published in that time. If you took all the reviews I wrote while at the Orlando Sentinel — a couple of thousand, by my count — and put them in book form, you’d have a tome several thousand pages long, even with tiny, tiny print. (Of course, if you left out the restaurants that are no longer open, you’d have a smaller book, but you get my point.) Those 23 years of analyzing, critiquing and observing the local scene have gone into compiling this guide.
I’ve not included every restaurant that I’ve ever reviewed, not even all those that are still open. Those I chose to include are mostly those I can recommend to you — not all of them: there are some I’ve included that I feel necessary to steer readers away from, or at least offer a caveat; you’ll know them when you see them. The restaurants are those I can recommend to locals and visitors alike.
The book is available at this link for $14.95. Type in this code — TLKMSTSR — in the box that asks for a promotional code when you check out and you’ll receive $2 off, a special offer for flog readers. Buy two or more books and you’ll qualify for free shipping; just a suggestion!