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Spotlight: Scott Joseph Reviews Bem Bom

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Bembom sign. Photo courtesy of Scott Joseph's Orlando Restaurant Guide

Bembom sign. Photo courtesy of Scott Joseph's Orlando Restaurant Guide

Bem Bōm’s Francisco “Chico” Mendonça is the latest chef to use his popular Portuguese food truck as a conveyance to a land-bound restaurant. He recently opened a wheel-less version of Bem Bōm in a freestanding building in Audubon Park.

The food truck business has proved a bumpy road for many who have tried and failed. Bem Bōm, however, has enjoyed a healthy popularity since 2012.

The new restaurant is attractively casual. There is an ample patio out front with a bar that looks into the small dining room. A tiled wall lends a Portuguese flair while woods, including a wall of end caps from wine cases, give a rustic note.

The lamb burger was (click here for the full review)…

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