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Wild Florida Blog | Chomp House Grill

Florida-inspired food you can prepare at your Orlando vacation home

Posted by Sam Haught on Nov 30, 2016 4:25:17 PM

Vacation is all about having fun and enjoying yourself, which usually entails sleeping too much and indulging in some of your favorite foods, right? The food specialties are different everywhere you travel, and no vacation is complete until you get to try it all. Just like Texas is known for the best steaks and burgers, and Chicago is known for its hot dogs, Florida cooks up some of the best southern food… or as we call it, southern comfort food! Although eating out is one of the many perks of vacationing, preparing food at your vacation home is a fun activity for the whole family to get.

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Recipes from the swamp: How to cook turtle

Posted by Sam Haught on Sep 19, 2016 1:59:03 PM

Like alligator meat, turtle meat is considered a delicacy and can be hard to find unless you live in an area surrounded by water. It’s also considered to be an exotic meat, so it can get a little pricey. On average, boneless turtle meat costs between $25 to $35 a pound and can usually only be purchased online. Turtle meat is said to taste like veal, especially when fried, but even on the more expensive weeks, veal isn’t that pricey, so that has to mean something, right? A lot of work goes into cleaning the meat before preparing it, so we recommend purchasing it ready to cook to avoid some of.

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Swamp delicacies brought to you by the Chomp House Grill

Posted by Sam Haught on May 25, 2016 10:44:04 AM

Whether you realize it or not, what you eat on vacation is just as important as what you do. How many times have you scrolled through your Instagram or Facebook feed and seen the unique (or just plain weird) things your friends are eating. You start thinking, "What is that? Where did they get that?" Or occasionally, "Where do I get some of that?!" While people may think they have to travel across an ocean to try unique delicacies, the swamp has its own special treats unique to Florida. Here are four Florida delicacies that you can try at the Chomp House Grill.  1. Frog Legs

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So, who is Nia, and what’s her name doing on a Gator Po’ Boy?

Posted by Sam Haught on Jun 13, 2015 10:05:00 AM

Collaboration and inspiration often lead to great things. It’s what led to the creation of Nia’s Gator Po’ Boy on the menu of Wild Florida’s Chomp House Grill. When visiting Wild Florida recently, Nia Bridgewater wanted to try eating gator, but she wanted it on a sandwich. Executive Chef Ramon Ayala asked if she had ever eaten a Po’ Boy – the New Orleans-style sandwich on a baguette and topped with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise and pickles. Nia, a doctor and a professor specializing in obstetrics in England, had never heard of a Po’ Boy, but was willing to give it a try. She liked.

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