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Orlando Elites Have A Big Fat Italian Wedding



Orlando Yelp Elite’s took over the patio of Café Trastevere, named from the charming medieval neighborhood on the outskirts of Rome. This restaurant brings the heart of Italy to the City Beautiful and in mild weather; this is the most romantic dinner setting in town, with candlelit tables set on terraces overlooking Magnolia Avenue.

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"Trastevere is a great place and the pride the owner and his family have in it show through both in the atmosphere – the restaurant is a cozy converted home with a gorgeous back patio – and in the food, which is absolutely authentic and delicious."  - Alyx K.

Café Trastevere brought warmth to our hearts and made us smile and say, "Bella Notte!" It was a gorgeous setting outside as we enjoyed a tasting from their fresh menu: Fried Ravioli, Italian Sausage Mushrooms, Bruschetta and ending with a glorious, Tiramisu. We dressed up in our best New Jersey… ahhhh, I mean Italian Wedding attire and got fancy! 

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"Their red sauce was savory, with the perfect texture from just the right amount of crushed tomato. You could actually taste the meat in the meatballs, too! For desert, they brought out some of the most delicious tiramisu I have had in Orlando." – Daniel M.

We had yelp favorite, Sarah Purser, who has graced us with her vocal talents as well as trivia host talents in the past but for this event she blew us away with her opera brilliance. She sang two Italian favorite opera songs and won everyone over with her natural singing abilities. Maria Bolton graced us with her caricature skills and blew everyone away with pets and family portraits. The ease of her sketches make drawing look like second nature.

"According to Wikipedia, Opera is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (called a libretto), it's hard to do and she nailed it!"  - Susan R.

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"And of course, Maria Bolton's caricature was definitely one of the highlights of the night! What an amazing talent." – Jeff K.

Check all the photos out here from our local photographer and yelper, Kayla Selans Photography. If you want to catch more of the event buzz, hop over to the event listing to read all about the excitement from your fellow yelpers.

Until next time,

SYOY,

Colleen B.

CBYelp
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