Tales from Orlando: Heaven on Earth (otherwise known as drinking at Disney World)

by Justin D'Olier on June 30, 2011 | Comments Off on Tales from Orlando: Heaven on Earth (otherwise known as drinking at Disney World) |

I’m a Disney guy. I truly believe Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth. Give me the cheesy, immersive, rodent-centric, family-oriented pleasures of a Disney theme park over the adrenaline fueled thrills of a Six Flags or Busch Gardens. You can have your 100 mph, pee your pants, vomit inducing thrills. I’ll be zip-a-dee-doo-dahing down […]

Tales from Orlando: A Drink That Sets the Cocktail Movement Back to the Stone Age

by Justin D'Olier on June 29, 2011 | (6) Comments |

During a recent family vacation to Orlando, I had the pleasure of eating at T-Rex, a dinosaur themed dining experience. The restaurant is designed to simulate a prehistoric habitat. Animatronic dinosaurs and various other creatures from the Mesozoic period fill the restaurant’s monstrous interior. The theme of each room room varies, ranging from dense jungle […]

A Fruit Infused Beer Even I Can Endorse Drinking

by Justin D'Olier on June 23, 2011 | Comments Off on A Fruit Infused Beer Even I Can Endorse Drinking |

I’m not really a fruit beer guy. I’ll lap at the occasional lambic and quaff a quarterly fruit infused hefeweisen, but, in general, the closest fruit comes to my beer is a lime wedge in the neck of my Corona at a Mexican restaurant (which I remove before drinking). I love fruit and my affection […]