Stardust Video and Coffee

Stardust started life as a video rental place that served coffee and over the years has morphed to serve the changing desires of the community. Among its many functions (work and study spot, café, live music venue, market host) and despite its ramshackle air, the ’dust is prized by anyone looking for a quality buzz. The bartenders of the Slanted and Enchanted Bar (in the big room) are given free rein to come up with inventive craft cocktails; the Scotch Bar (in the smaller room) stocks exquisite bottles; and the bottled beer and cider selection is choice. For many, it’s a home away from home.
On the corner of Corrine Drive and Winter Park Road, behind the 7-Eleven
Parking: Parking lot

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Once you drag yourself away from hours of scanning covers, looking for those obscure German Impressionist videos, stumble over to the food side of Stardust Video & Coffee (1842 E. Winter Park Road, Orlando; 407-623-3393) to fulfill other, less cerebral appetites.

Extra points to anyone who gets all the film/music/literary references on the clever menu. The easy ones: a "Rob Reiner" ($6) is, of course, a meat loaf sandwich, and "For Esme with Love and Squalor" ($6) is a J.D. Salinger short story, represented here by a bowl of sushi rice and tofu. (Esme could have been a vegetarian -- J.D. didn't say). But the vegetarian chili "Viva's Last Blues" ($7) refers to what record? Nachos and black beans called "Three Colors Trilogy" ($6.50) are an homage to whose films? And why is a lemon-roasted chicken sandwich a "Crispin Glover" ($6)? These are mysteries worthy of Hitchcock.

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