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15 Restaurants Within Walking Distance of SunRail

15 Restaurants Within Walking Distance of SunRail

15 restaurants within walking distance of sunrail

The big news in the Orlando business community this month is the start of SunRail service, the long awaited option to the dreaded I-4 commute.

To entice passengers to travel on SunRail for their daily commute, trains will have Wi-Fi, power outlets, comfortable seating, restrooms, and bike racks.

SunRail stops in several locations along the I-4 corridor, many with great restaurants within walking distance of sunrail stations. If you’re looking for an excuse to try it out, why not take the train to one of the tasty local restaurants along the route?

Here are 15 great restaurants within walking distance of SunRail:

Lake Mary SunRail Station

Dalli’s Pizzeria - 5 minute walk dallispizzeria.com Italian What to try: Pizza! They also offer a Gluten Free pie.

Krazy Greek Kitchen - 7 minute walk krazygreekkitchen.com Greek What to try: Hummus Platter and Gyro Dinner.

Altamonte SunRail Station

Joann’s Kitchen - 2 minute walk Facebook.com/joannskitchenorl Latin American What to try: The Mofongo or the empanadas.

Maitland SunRail Station

Seoul Garden Restaurant & Grill - 12 minute walk Facebook.com/pages/Seoul-Gardens-Restaurant Korean What to try: Bibimbap and the Cinnamon Tea

Winter Park SunRail Station

The Coop - 7 minute walk asouthernaffair.com Southern What to try: Southern Fried Chicken or Low Country Shrimp and Grits

Luma on Park - 3 minute walk lumaonpark.com New American What to Try: Snake River Farms Flank Steak

Prato - 1 minute walk prato-wp.com Italian What to try: Laughing Bird Shrimp Ravioli

Florida Hospital Health Village SunRail Station

White Wolf Cafe - 10 minute walk Facebook.com/pages/White-Wolf-Cafe New American What to try: The Cinnamon Bun or one of the Eggs Benedict options.

Lynx Central SunRail Station

Citrus Restaurant - 13 minute walk citrusorlando.com New American What to try: The Daily Feature

Church Street SunRail Station

Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant - 5 minute walk ceviche.com Spanish Tapas What to try: Patatas Bravas and Sangria

Amura Japanese Restaurant - 5 minute walk amura.com Sushi What to try: The Volcano roll or The Rolls Royce roll

Kres Chophouse - 5 minute walk kresrestaurant.com Steakhouse What to try: The Deer River Ranch Elk Loin and Bread Pudding

Orlando Health/Amtrak SunRail Station

Orlando Brewing - 3 minute walk orlandobrewing.com Brewery What to try: The Miami Weiss beer. They don’t serve food, but you can have food delivered from a number of local restaurants!

Brick & Fire Pizza - 12 minute walk brickandfire.com Pizza What to try: The van Gogh pizza or the C’est la Vie pizza

Sand Lake SunRail Station

Bauern-Stube Authentic German Restaurant - 5 minute walk bauern-stube.com German What to try: An authentic German beer and the Sampler Platter

 

The current SunRail service schedule runs regularly during rush hours and there is no service on the weekends. Not ideal for dining, but hopefully that will change as the SunRail becomes a more widely used transportation option for Orlando locals.

So hop on the train during the free SunRail service May 1 to May 16th and try one of these great local restaurants. Which one are you most looking forward to trying?

Three Florida Athletes to Watch During the Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Three Florida Athletes to Watch During the Sochi Winter Olympic Games

florida athletes to watch

In 2012, Talking Head Studio had the opportunity to travel to London during the Summer Olympics to film a documentary for our long time clients, Maximized Living. During the filming and production we were able to share the stories of some incredible athletes representing the United States in the Olympics. This week the 2014 Winter Olympics kick off in Sochi, Russia, and the United States will be represented by a record total of 230 athletes - the most for any country in the history of the winter olympic games.

Of those 230 athletes, three of them hail from the great state of Florida. A Floridian has never brought home a gold medal before, but these three athletes are hoping to change that.

Here’s the rundown of the Three Florida Athletes to Watch During the Sochi Winter Olympic Games:

Brittany Bowe - Ocala, Florida - Speed Skating Brittany Bowe, 25, grew up Ocala and was a world champion inline skater before she went to Florida Atlantic University to play point guard on a Basketball scholarship.

While watching many of her former inline competitors compete in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Bowe’s dream of becoming an Olympian was sparked and she took up speed skating that year.

Four years later, Bowe is now one of the favorites in the 500-, 1,000- and 1,500-meter competitions and is looking to become the first American woman to win a speed skating medal since 2002.

You can keep up with Bowe during the games on Twitter @BrittanyBowe, Facebook and Instagram.

Eddy Alvarez - Miami, Florida - Speed Skating  Eddy “The Jet” Alvarez started out skating on roller skates, and at the young age of 5 would perform skating tricks on South Beach for the crowds. At age 7, Alvarez picked up speed skating on ice and won national titles in his age group before putting his skating career on hold to play baseball in high school.

Alvarez turned down a baseball scholarship to go back to speed skating and pursue his Olympic dream, but plans to continue his baseball career after the Sochi Olympic games.

Alvarez has overcome chronic knee pain and surgery that threatened his skating ability to be named to the 2014 US Olympic team. Look for Alvarez during the mens 5000m relay, as well as the 500-, 1,000- and 1,500-meter competitions.

Follow Alvarez’s Olympic journey on Twitter @eddyalvarez90Facebook  and Instagram.

Lauryn Williams - Miami, Florida - Bobsled University of Miami alumni Lauryn Williams is a member of the US Women’s Bobsled team, but you may remember her from the London Winter Olympics, where she won gold in the 4 x 100 relay. It was her teammate, Lolo Jones, that convinced her to join the bobsled team.

Williams is one of only 130 athletes to ever compete in both the summer and winter olympic games, and if she wins gold she will be the first female and only the second person in history to win a gold medal in the summer and winter olympics.

Follow Williams on Twitter @LaurynCwilliamsFacebook and Instagram.

We look forward to cheering on these fellow Floridians as they pursue their Olympic gold medal dreams!