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LongHorn graciously hosted a night for the Central Florida Lady Bloggers and highlighted its new Grilled Tastes of Summer menu. LongHorn is my husbands favorite restaurant and I was so honored to be able to attend this event and taste the new menu for the summer. I can spot a date night in my future (very soon).

We started off with a wide variety of appetizers.

Crispy-Jalapeno-Shooters-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingCrispy Jalapeño Shooters
 
Fried-Green-Tomatoes-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingFried Green Tomatoes
 
LongHorn-Summer-Sampler-mysweetzepol-getgrillingSampler Platter
(Grilled White Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms, Wild West Shrimp & Firecracker Chicken Wraps)
 
Firecracker-Chicken-Wrap-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingFirecracker Chicken Wraps
 
Shrimp-and-avocado-stack-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingShrimp & Avocado Stack
 
Housemade-Kettle-Chips-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingHousemade Kettle Chips
 
Spicy-Chicken-Bites-LornHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingSpicy Chicken Bites
 
Wild-West-Shrimp-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingWild West Shrimp

Need a drink to wash down all of the scrumptious appetizers? LongHorn has you covered!

You can choose from a wide variety of bottomless drinks, beers, wines and specialty drinks. Here’s a pick at what we tasted.

Montana-Mule-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingMontana Mule
 
Pinot-Noir-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingPinot Noir
 
Moscato-LongHorn-myweetzepol-getgrillingMoscato
 

We all had the new Grilled Watermelon Wedge Salad and I am so glad we did. It is packed with flavor. The seedless watermelon brushed with honey grilled and served with crispy greens tossed in a lemon vinaigrette finished with a balsamic drizzle and goat cheese is out of this world good.

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The summer menu is just starting, for the entry meal LongHorn has something for every taste bud.

Fire-Grilled-Hawaiian-Ribeye-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingFire-Grilled Hawaiian Ribeye
 
Grilled-Lobster-Chops-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrilling-2014Grilled Lobster Chops
 

In need of something sweet after such a succulent meal? Hold on, because LongHorn has some of the best desserts in town.

Chocolate-Stampede-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingChocolate Stampede
 
Peach-and-Raspberry-Tart-LongHorn-mysweetzepol-getgrillingPeach & Raspberry Tart
 

On other news, LongHorn is hosting a long weekend of grilling masters answering your questions about grills and grilling. “Grill Us Hotline,” which will be live July 3-6. More than 70 Grill Masters from across the country, who work every day in LongHorn restaurants or the LongHorn culinary center, will provide grilling tips and tricks via phone, text and social media this Thursday, July 3, through Sunday, July 6, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. EDT daily.

If you happen to have missed the time frame to call on the Grill Us Hotline, no need to worry. Go to expertgrilling.com and learn from the experts. Grilling tips, recipes, tools needed and more. Go on and check them out. This is a tool that many can benefit from, specially during the summer when grilling out is a great excuse for a fun gathering.

I wish to give a big shout out to John Muntean (Manager Partner) and his amazing team at LongHorn  for having us and feeding the Central Florida Lady Bloggers with the new summer menu. Another shout out and big thanks goes to Jenni Izzo (Senior Account Supervisor from Linda Costa Communications Group) and Heidi Schauer (Manager Media Relations & External Communications) for organizing this very tasty event and making the night full of fun.

 

Disclosure: I was invited to taste the new Grilled Tastes Summer menu from LongHorn, no monetary compensation was given. As always all opinions are 100% mine.
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