Sunday, July 24, 2022

Juju

 Juju is a new Japanese style restaurant opening in mid-August on Colonial and Maguire. 

700 Maguire Blvd, Orlando, FL 32803

https://goo.gl/maps/vKmFaWBYtiHsRfpV7

Details from the owners:

"JUJU" the sizzling sound of grilling in Japanese

ABOUT JUJU

Welcome to Juju, a retro Showa era (1926-1989) themed izakaya featuring a six seat kappo har, irakaya dining room, and lounge. We want our guests to feel like they've stepped into howa era Japan the moment the see our stand alone building (which used to be a local Pizza Hut). We communicate this with our design and d├ęcor, most of which is straight from Japan creating an authentic atmosphere with not only our food, but with signs and toys plastered on our walls

Our goal is to provide the local Orlando community a fun and relaxing place where they can come to eat drink, and create memories with their friends, co-workers, etc. Juju truly offers something for everyone and every mood.

Kappo Bar

Located in the center of Juju our six seat Omakase experience offers a chef's tasting menu led by our executive chef and owner Lewis, head chef Cayo, and chef de cuisine Albert. Our chefs will create different set menus featuring in season ingredients so that returning customers will have a different experience each time! Kappo bar menu will feature, dry aged fish, A5 Wagyu and Binchotan charcoal grilled items. Reservations are available on Resy

Izakaya Dining Room

Our izakaya dining room is a casual and traditional dining experience where customers are seated and waited on with our team of servers. This dining room will offer various small plates, raw dishes, and Japanese charcoal grilled skewers (yakitori, kushiyaki, etc)

Bar & Lounge

Our bar and lounge will feature an extensive variety of Japanese whiskey, shochu, premium sake, and craft beers. We'll have craft cocktails from the popular Japanese hi-ball and chu-hi along with Japanese shows ers pop culture themed cocktails. Our lounge and bar will also offer a separate kitchen menu consisting of various Japanese bar snacks only available at the lounge





Bar and lounge will be open seating allowing customers to leisurely eat, drink, hangout while waiting for their seat in the izakaya dining room or relaxing after their Kappo bar dining

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I recently had the opportunity to preview the new Juju. Here I'm excited for their opening, the things we sampled had great flavors, especially the grilled meats and Mackerel are the pics and videos:










Salmon



Beef 








Dessert






Chicken Karaage







Mackerel Charred with Charcoal, great smoky flavor 


Videos:





Saturday, July 2, 2022

Christmas in July at Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream



Christmas in July at Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream.



Starting July 25th



Flavors: 

Santa's White Christmas - Coconut, Toasted Nut, Vanilla, Layered with Caramel

Ginger Snap

Candy Cane

Hot Cocoa+Marshmallows



Also they now have 6 scoop flights




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