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Who has the Best Pizza in Central Florida?

Written By Scott Joseph On December 15, 2016

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Now that’s a sandwich.

I hadn’t expected much when I pulled off of Semoran Boulevard into the newly developed strip of businesses about a half mile north of Colonial Drive. We’d stopped at this address before to sample Paradiso Pizza — which was also quite good. Back then, Valisa Bakery was still under construction, so when I saw the neon Open sign, I figured I’d give it a try.


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When I turned off of Old Highway 37 onto Streamsong Drive, one of the first things I spotted was an otter nosing through the tall grass between a lake and the road. And that road is just over two miles long, a winding sort of driveway leading to the resort, a large facility that somehow manages to be both modernistic in design and yet blend into the remote landscape.


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