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Sizzling Summer Delights

Summer 2014

The weather isn’t the only thing that is hot this summer. Your mouth will water while your plate sizzles with one of these amazing eats!

El Patron, a family owned restaurant, serves traditional Mexican dishes such as Tacos, Enchiladas, Burritos and Fajitas alongside house specialties such as Pork Chop Al Pastor, Carne Asada and Carnitas Michoacanas.

When you’re looking to try something that is both a childhood favorite and out of the ordinary, go no further than the famous Tatchos at the Westgate Smokehouse Grill located at the Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa. Nothing is more delicious than combining crispy tater tots, fresh bacon bits, diced tomatoes, green onions and sour cream. When you think it can’t get any better, creamy smoked mozzarella cheese sauce comes into play, and it’s an instant hit.

At Texas Roadhouse, the art of meat-cutting is alive and well-done! When you walk into Texas Roadhouse, you can’t miss the meat display in the lobby, where every guest is invited to hand-pick a delicious hand-cut steak for their meal.

Since its beginning nearly 40 years ago, Tony Roma’s has been focused on serving its signature Baby Back Ribs. The company has won numerous awards across the country for the “Best Ribs” and also has won nationally acclaimed industry recognition as “The Best Ribs in America”.

Nothing says summer like firing up the grill with friends and family. For something fresh and new, Whole Foods invites you try this spin on the traditional kabob that combines the heat of season chicken with the sweetness of fresh peaches. It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!


¾ pound boneless skinless chicken breast (about 1 large), cut into 1 ½ inch chunks

2 ripe peaches, halved, pitted and cut into 8 chunks each

1 small red onion, quartered and pulled apart into petals

2 tablespoons orange juice or white wine

2 teaspoons reduced-sodium tamari sauce

3 tablespoons no-sugar added apricot fruit spread

1 ½ teaspoon minced chipotle in adobo sauce

1 teaspoon chopped rosemary

1 large rosemary sprig to use as a basting brush

Don’t hesitate to try one of these dishes while on vacation, your taste buds will thank you!