Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – 2021

Looking for delicious food at a local establishment to celebrate the holidays? Don’t want to cook this year? These restaurants in Volusia County area are advertising that they will be open for sit-down dinners, to-go orders, grab and go meals and specials. Looking for fun holiday activities, including parade schedules, where to view lights, holiday shopping and family outings? Click here! This is a comprehensive … Continue reading Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – 2021

Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Day – 2020

This list was published in 2020. Looking for a list of restaurants open for the holidays in 2021? Click here! Looking for delicious food at a local establishment to celebrate the holidays? Don’t want to cook this year? These restaurants in Volusia County area are advertising that they will be open for sit-down dinners, to-go orders, grab and go meals and specials. This is a … Continue reading Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Day – 2020

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Free Meals for Kids and Teens

Kids and teens can still get free balanced meals this summer while schools are closed! Summer BreakSpot locations are a place for kids and teens to grab a free meal with no application necessary. This year, there are thousands of meal sites statewide – many are located at places like parks, libraries and churches and offer breakfasts, lunches, snacks or supper. Summer BreakSpot is available … Continue reading Free Meals for Kids and Teens

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Preparing Your Meals Ahead of Time

How to be ready to stay at home during the COVID-19 outbreak  Instead of panicking and buying anything and everything you can think of, be strategic and plan out the next couple of weeks so you are ready and prepared for eating breakfast, lunch and dinner at home. Meal prepping isn’t as hard as you may think and can really help out during this time. Just … Continue reading Preparing Your Meals Ahead of Time

Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month. Sometimes you’re craving your favorite meal, but can’t make it out of the house or office. Here are the top five restaurants locals love and are begging to offer a delivery service!  THE TACO SHACK  642 N Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach  … Continue reading Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

60 Sites To Participate In The Summer Food Program

Volusia County’s Human Services Office is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program for children from June 3 through August 9. Kids in Need Can Get Free Meals All Summer Long The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides nutritionally balanced meals regardless of race, color, sex, disability or national origin during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. All children … Continue reading 60 Sites To Participate In The Summer Food Program

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Where to Find the Best Burger in Volusia County

Summertime means a big, juicy burger. Sometimes it’s just too hot to fire up the grill at home, so here are the local spots in Volusia county that know how to serve up an incredible burger. *Voting was based on the best restaurant, not the featured burger. ** Burger prices and availability are subject to change. Call or check menu. Best Burger Spots in Volusia … Continue reading Where to Find the Best Burger in Volusia County

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INSIDE LOOK: After Body Meals

Interview with Founder and CEO Kirk Girdley By Tiffany Yancey // Photos of Kirk by Kelsey Walters My first interview with Kirk, founder and CEO of After Body Meals (ABM), ran in the September 2017 issue of ECC. He had been in business for only two years and just opened a storefront in South Daytona. ABM has continued to grow and we thought it was … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: After Body Meals