The Fireplace Restaurant's salad dressing is now available at Whole Foods and Fresh Market. The recipe for Olive Grove has been perfected for 38 years at the popular local restaurant.
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Busy week? Allow us to catch you up on some of the highlights.
1. Largo Police continue to investigate a hotel shooting in which one woman was killed and another was critically wounded. 2. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matt Sitton of Largo was honored at last weekend's Veterans Day Ceremony in Largo Central Park. 3. Largo's Fireplace Restaurant, on Seminole Boulevard, melds traditional diner fare with Greek specialties and offers affordable prices, large servings and the warmth of home. 4. A dog that belonged to 82-year-old Margaret Wix, who was struck and killed on a Largo roadway, was reunited with Wix's family, thanks to some local animal rescuers and community members who connected through a Patch story. 5. Speaking of rescuing animals, a new method for tracking animal intake at local shelters is aimed at …
Monday, November 12, 2012
The Spyridakos Family continues their legacy of good home cooking, including traditional fare and Greek specialties, at the Fireplace Restaurant in Largo.
In today's society of eating factory-made food while sitting in rush hour, sometimes we crave a trip back to our Greek roots, real or honorary, where a concerned matriarch forces us to sit down and eat because we are skin and bone. At Largo’s Fireplace Restaurant on Seminole Boulevard across from the Largo Mall, Vicki Spyridakos provides such a place. You can sink down in a comfy chair next to the restaurant’s namesake, a large hearth decorated with the charms of home, and eat a well-priced, hearty meal that Spyridakos lovingly cooks each day. Spyridakos and her family have owned the Fireplace Restaurant since 1978. Her husband, Peter Spyridakos, bought it after they immigrated to the United States from the small town of Paleopanagia, …