Friday, July 31, 2015
We kinda love the newly renovated Winter Park Village Publix
By Holly V. Kapherr
on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 10:52 AM
Best of Orlando awards
, sometimes items are proposed as writers' picks that don't make the cut. But that doesn't mean we don't genuinely love them. One such this year was Best Reno: Winter Park Village Publix
The food gods smiled (again) on Winter Park when the newly renovated WPV Publix opened. New additions include a full cheese counter, a giant wine section, a massive produce area, several prepared-foods bars with dinner-ready selections like mustard-glazed salmon and asparagus topped with bleu cheese crumbles, noodle bowls (ramen, udon!) and a gelato counter offering kale smoothies among its creamy delights. Sure, you can still get your Pub Sub, but even that experience is upgraded by the Coca-Cola Freestyle machine.
OK, it's just a grocery store. But it's the plushest one around, and for anyone working in the immediate area, it's a best bet for happy lunch or easy dinner pick-up.
In the run-up to the blizzard of love that is our annual