Friday, March 19, 2010

Cafe 118 in Winter Park, Florida

A couple months ago, at a local raw food potluck, I heard about a raw food cafe in Winter Park, Florida. These two sisters were going to drive almost 3 hours to eat there. They had eaten there before the same week, and wanted to go back. So, when I was in Orlando a two weeks ago, I decided to take the opportunity to check out Cafe 118 myself. It is located in a cute park of Winter Park. I don't know much about Winter Park to know if this is downtown--but I think it is.

I got there after the lunch hour, so there weren't many customers. This was fine with me because it gave me a chance to speak with the staff.

After explaining how I came to discover Cafe 118 and how I was always seeking new raw food restaurants, I was shown this month's local magazine with a several page story about Cafe 118. It was a very flattering article with lots of colored pictures. I was quite impressed with it.

I decided to order on of my usual raw food meals, spinach lasagna, so I could compare it with what I've eaten before. I have to say that I was more than pleased with it. The flavors were more subtle, and it was quite tasty.

I couldn't decide between the key lime pie and pumpkin pie, so I ordered the key lime pie for my dessert and the pumpkin pie to take back to the vacation condo for dessert that nigh!

The Key Lime pie actually was a large tart. I enjoyed it greatly. The pumpkin pie tasted more like pumpkin cheese cake. I REALLY LOVED IT and could have easily eaten another piece!

When I go back to Orlando, I will definitely go to Cafe 118 again!!!