Posted: May 27, 2019 19:28 by admin
Topics: downtown, store, sandwich, vegan

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Eola General

Tucked away in Thorton Park, just a couple of blocks away from Lake Eola hides one
of the nicest little gems around. The Eola General is a small local market concept
that is stocked with a very well curated beer and wine collection alongside many
fresh local produce options, some extraordinary pickled vegetables, local coffee,
honey and more. What had really stole the show for us was the food they are serving,
it’s fresh, inspired, and pretty great too.


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Top to bottom: Jerky Board, Cheese board, Pickle board
To start they gave us a preview of their boards three boards are available, The Daily
Cheese Sampler which is a varying selection of their cheeses, The House made Jerky Platter,
which is homemade jerky served with boiled peanuts and a pickle selection, finally there is the
Pickle plate, a variety of house made pickles with Lemon Aioli & Mustard In house marinated
pickled chow & boiled peanuts. The jerky was phenominal, everyone at the event was eyeballing
that hard as people took pictures, the pickled everything was also incredible. I am not quite
sure what their process is but I don’t even want to know I just want to enjoy it, lets just say
there is definitely a reason they jar and sell all their pickled vegetable (I don’t even care
for pickles that much but I bought 2 jars to take home). Next up we got into the sandwiches
which are unique in their own right and delectable enough to make an impression on anyone trying them.

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Pickle Chips for sale by the jar

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The General

First off we had the General which their website describes as “Our take on chicken & waffles!
BBQ braised chicken, crispy kettlechips, & creamy southern slaw” and it is damn good. So
what the website doesn’t tell you is that they use a corn bread batter for the waffles which in a
way curbs the sweetness of a typical waffle mix and enhances the flavors within. Warning this
thing is messy so stock up on napkins because you're going to be stuffing your face with this
thing.

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Chris got the Bagel which is a good take on a simple bagel sandwich with scrambled
eggs, bacon, house cheese blend, arugula,& southern aioli on your choice of bagel, and you
can’t really beat solid simplicity. Finally we got a little taste of the Buffalo Cauli which is buffalo
cauliflower, braised greens, seasoned tomatoes,& citrus-cilantro-cashew sauce on marble
rye (a thank you to @tastecooksip for letting have some of that).

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Washing this all down with some wines which I won’t name or recommend for the sole purpose
of forcing you to talk to their in house wine guy who is absolutely incredible, but I will say this...there is a 40oz bottle of wine
which is pretty brunch status OG if you ask me. Though it is probably better if you just ask them
so get yourselves on down there and check this place out.


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This event was hosted by Margot otherwise known as the.wandering.maven so follow her and our friend Lisa @tastecooksip and if you 
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Tag a friend who loves pickles and booze! Today is definitely a market kind of day and a great time to swing by @eolageneral and check out this new spot. Aside from a brilliant selection of beers and wine they serve house made pickles to die for, boards that are mouthwatering, and some one of a kind sandwiches. We got the messy general which is that waffle stuffed beast, the bagel, and the buffalo cauliflower. #orlando #orlandofoodguys #food #orlandofood #foodporn #rose #drinks #friends #local #orlando

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Those living in Lake Eola Heights & Thornton Park neighborhoods in Downtown Orlando know great local eats and provisions can be found at the new @eolageneral. ↪ . We were invited down to check out the bites & beverages available for purchase to enjoy on site or take out. . Start with a choice of boards, including @eolageneral house made jerky and pickled vegetables, or cheeses by @lafemmedufromage. . Coffee lovers should plan to grab a cup of @wavelengthcoffee on tap or bottled from the refrigerated case. The locally produced cold brew is made on-site and available in black cold brew, lightly sweetened with coconut milk and cane syrup, Nitro cold brew, or cold brew with almond milk and chocolate syrup. . Sandwiches are available for hungry omnivores & plant based. Including: a savory riff on chicken and waffles, a vegan Buffalo Cauliflower sandwich, and a satisfying French Dip. . @CurateOrlando is behind the wines available to enjoy on site or take to go. They offer a nice selection of low intervention wines including organic and all natural wines. We were happily surprised to learn of the nominal corkage, just $5 (in addition to your bottle price) Best deal in town! . Along with tasty food and drink options, locally made convenience items and vendors stock the shelves. Whether you're grabbing lunch or dinner while in the area, packing a picnic to take to Lake Eola, or grabbing coffee & breakfast on your way to the office, Eola General should be on your radar! #ThisIsOrlando . . #OrlandoFood #OrlandoFoodie #igers_orlando #EatLocal #EolaGeneral #GetOlympus #WhereToOrlando#TasteCookSip

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New Restaurant Alert walking distance to @lakeeola ! They have organic wine , cheese boards, fruits, veggies, meats, all locally sourced. Eola General is a perfect place to come and order some healthy snacks and entrees, as well as a one stop shop to get everything you need for a wine and cheese party, or plan a picnic! . . This is another great fathers or Mother’s Day idea! Plan a picnic party . They sell picnic baskets with silverware and wine glasses for you to take to the park, minutes from the restaurant . . Welcome to the community Eola General. I loved this place . . . . #orlando #orlandoeats #orlandofood #orlandomedia #orlandoblog #orlandoblogger #floridablog #florida #floridawine #tampafood #tampafoodie #miamifoos #ocala #ocalafood #orlandodate #lakeeola #eolageneral #eolageneralbagel #lakeeolapark #lakeeolamarket #organicwine #wineanddine #ucf #ucfknights #ucffood #downtownorlando

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