Today is Monday, February 24th 2020.

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Good to Eat

Today’s Soups:
Cream of Mushroom


Special Menus:

Chef's Daily Specials

February 24 - March 1

Mon 2/24
Lunch #1: Creamy orzo with mushrooms -- $4
Lunch #2: ♥ Lemon chicken with broccoli -- $5
Dinner #1: * ♥ Spaghetti with turkey Bolognese — $5
Dinner #2: ♥ (GF) Seared scallops with mandarin kale salad -- $6/$11

Tues 2/25
Lunch #1: * ♥ Greek pasta salad -- $3.5
Lunch #2: *Korean BBQ pork tacos -- $3/$5
Dinner #1: (GF) Dijon tarragon chicken with mashed potatoes and Swiss chard -- $7
Dinner #2: (GF) ♥ Szechuan braised cod with jasmine rice -- $8

Wed 2/26
Lunch #1: *Chorizo gnocchi with Mascarpone cheese -- $5
Lunch: #2: (GF) ♥ Tomato and feta white bean salad -- $3.5
Dinner #1: *(GF) Roast airline chicken with caramelized carrots -- $5
Dinner #2: ♥ (GF) Baha shrimp salad -- $7

Thurs 2/27
Lunch #1: *(GF) Shepherd’s pie stuffed potato -- $5
Lunch: #2: (GF) ♥ Chili relleno -- $4/$6
Dinner #1: (GF) ♥ Marinated steak with cucumber salad -- $7
Dinner #2: (GF) ♥Baked salmon Lyonnaise potatoes -- $8

Fri 2/28
Lunch #1: *Salisbury steak -- $5
Lunch: #2: ♥Pesto pasta -- $4
Dinner #1: (GF) ♥*Chicken curry with vegetables and rice -- $7
Dinner #2: BBQ Calamari salad with mango -- $6

Sat 2/29
Lunch: #1: Pork schnitzel sandwich on a pretzel roll with apple cabbage slaw -- $5
Lunch: #2: ♥ Roast vegetable quesadilla -- $4
Dinner #1: Shrimp fettucine Alfredo -- $7
Dinner #2: (GF) ♥ Cider roasted pork loin with wild rice -- $7

Sun 3/1
Lunch: See Sunday Brunch menu
Dinner #1: * Stuffed cabbage -- $4/$6
Dinner #2: Chef’s choice -- $6

(GF) = Gluten Free

Weekly Specials

February 24th - March 1st

Appetizer -- Homemade Florentine meatballs -- $4.00
Ground turkey, spinach, onions, garlic, meatballs baked and served with supreme sauce (available with marinara)

Salad -- Kale, apple and pancetta salad (GF) -- $1.75/$2.35
Kale, diced pancetta, sliced apples, craisins and almonds with a lemon vinaigrette

Sandwich -- Chicken Waldorf sandwich -- $5.00
Diced apples, celery, chopped walnuts, raisins in a light mayonnaise on choice of bread

Vegetarian -- Tuscan flat bread -- $5.00
Chopped sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, artichokes, roasted red peppers, garlic and Feta

Early Bird Choices

February 24th – February 27th

Cheesy baked pasta with sausage
Penne pasta, Italian sausage, tomatoes, garlic, Italian seasonings, ricotta and mozzarella

Baked lemon haddock
Haddock baked with fresh herbs and crispy breadcrumbs with a lemon orange Chantilly cream sauce (available with no sauce or breadcrumbs)

Moroccan chick pea stew (GF)
Chick peas, butternut squash, onions, pepper, lentils, carrots and spices

Salad entrée w/ shrimp or chicken
Large portion of a house or Caesar salad topped with your choice of chicken, shrimp, tuna, egg or chicken salad, or tofu

Fish du jour
Chef’s fish selection seasoned and prepared to your specifications

All appetizers, sides, beverages, desserts, etc.
are at regular menu prices.



$1.20 each

Ocean Spray orange, apple or cranberry juice

Lemonade, pineapple juice, prune juice, V-8 or tomato juice

Milk (2%, whole, skim, almond)

100% Colombian coffee (regular or decaffeinated)

Hot or iced tea (unsweetened only)

Soft drinks (with free refills)

Wine & Beer

White Wines (Glass/Bottle)

Barefoot Pinot Grigio 4.00/12.00
Maso Canali Pinot Grigio 6.00/18.00
Copper Ridge Chardonnay 4.00/12.00
DeLoach Chardonnay 5.00/15.00
Copper Ridge White Zinfandel 4.25/13.00
Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling 5.00/15.00
Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 5.00/15.00
Crossings Sauvignon Blanc 5.00/15.00
Fre non-alcoholic chardonnay 5.00/15.00

Sparkling Wine
Korbel split 5.00

Red Wines (Glass/Bottle)
Copper Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 4.00/12.00
Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon 8.00/26.00
Canyon Road Merlot 4.00/12.00
14 Hands Merlot 6.00/18.50
Gato-Negro Malbec 4.00/12.00
Erath Pinot Noir 7.00/20.00
Lindeman's Shiraz 4.00/12.00
Freak Show Red Zinfandel 7.00/21.00

Draught Beer
Seasonal - ask server for today’s selection 2.50

Bottled Beer
Coors Light 2.00
Yuengling Black and Tan 2.50
Guinness 3.00
Stella Artois 3.00
Becks non-alcoholic 3.00
Swamp head beer - Big Nose IPA or Wild night 1.50
Seasonal Beer 2.50 - ask your server for today’s selection

Always Available Menus:

Heart-Healthy Options

Ingredients Used


☼G♥- Jumbo shrimp cocktail -- $8.75

Delicious wild caught shrimp cooked until tender, peeled and served with homemade zesty cocktail sauce

☼◊ -Chicken tenders -- $3.45/ $4.75

Chicken tenderloins breaded and flash fried to perfection and served with BBQ or Honey mustard sauce

☼Chicken wings -- (8) $5.25

Chicken wings fried crispy, tossed in your choice of buffalo sauce or BBQ and served with carrots, celery and blue cheese

1/2 rack baby back ribs (GF) -- $8.15

Slow roasted baby back ribs with a sweet and tangy BBQ sauce

☼- Coquilles St. Jacques -- $8.15

Sea scallops baked in a mushroom bechamel sauce topped with mozzarella and panko breadcrumbs


*Caesar salad -- small $1.90/regular $2.50

Chopped Romaine lettuce tossed in Caesar dressing, topped with fresh Asiago and Parmesan cheese and house croutons

♥House salad -- small $1.90/regular $2.50

Artisan greens, cherry tomatoes, red onion, cucumbers, carrots, mushrooms, peppers and house croutons

Beet and goat cheese salad -- small $1.90/regular $2.50

Mixed greens, mandarin oranges, toasted almond, beets, and goat cheese

♥Bonnie blue salad -- small $2.40/regular $4.05

Romaine lettuce, sliced pears, walnuts, raisins, blue cheese crumbles and poppy seed dressing

Chef's Salad small $2.40/regular $4.20

Romaine lettuce, julienne ham, turkey, Swiss, cheddar, hardboiled egg, bacon, and cherry tomatoes

♥-Pulled chicken cobb salad -- small $2.40/reg $4.20

Romaine lettuce, cherry tomato, bacon, avocado, blue cheese crumbles, pulled chicken, and diced egg served with a homemade Dijon vinaigrette

Salad Extras

Add your choice of
•Shrimp ($6.80)
•Grilled chicken breast ($5.00)
•Grilled salmon ($8.00)
•Chicken, egg or tuna salad (4 oz scoop $3.25 ; 2 oz scoop $2.10)

Any of the following items can be added to a salad for 50¢ each:
Parmesan cheese, asiago cheese, Swiss cheese, blue cheese crumbles, diced hardboiled eggs, carrots, mushrooms, onions, tomato, peppers, cucumbers, raisins, blueberries, croutons, bacon, pears, walnuts, ham, turkey, and anchovies
Any items in the salad description can be omitted at no charge.

Dressings available

Balsamic vinegar(GF)
Balsamic vinaigrette(GF)
Bleu cheese
Blood orange and shallot vinaigrette(GF)
Golden Italian
Homemade apple vinaigrette
Homemade creamy bacon
Homemade Dijon vinaigrette (GF)
Honey mustard
Olive oil & red wine vinegar (GF)
Poppy seed
Ranch (GF)
Thousand island
Vidalia onion



Petite filet mignon -- $13.90

A certified Angus beef steak, cut from the heart of the tenderloin and perfectly grilled to your liking. -- $13.90

Homemade meatloaf -- $4.50 / $5.50

Chef's homemade meatloaf with ground beef, fresh vegetables and brown gravy. $4.50 / $5.50

New Zealand lamb chops -- $11.00 / $14.50

Lightly seasoned and grilled to order, served with mint jelly cordon -- $11.00 / $14.50

New York Strip -- $11.00

Certified Angus beef strip steak grilled to your liking with boursin garlic and herb butter -- $11.00

Pan roasted pork tenderloin -- $7.50

Pan roasted pork tenderloin with an Amerena cherry sauce -- $7.50


♥ Chicken breast -- $5.00

8 oz. chicken breast grilled, baked, sauteed, blackened, broiled or steamed. -- $4.75

Maple Leaf duck -- $11.25

1/2 Maple Leaf duck roasted or fried crispy, served with plum sauce -- $11.25


♥ Eggplant Parmesan -- $5.00

Panko crusted eggplant flash fried served over angel hair pasta with marinara, provolone and parmesan cheese -- $5.00

♥ Vegetable stir fry -- (Vegan) -- $5.00

* GF Peppers, onions, carrots, zucchini, and broccoli pan seared with teriyaki sauce -- $5.00
(add tofu, shrimp, chicken, or Beyond sausage for an additional $2.00 up charge)

* ♥-Vegetarian pumpkin chili -- $5.00

Chili made with pumpkin, tomato, kidney beans, and lentils with pumpkin spice, cumin, and chili powder


☼♥GF Salmon -- $8.00

Salmon prepared your liking: Grilled, broiled, poached, etc. -- $8.00

☼◊GF-Lobster tails -- $8.75/$14.75

Cold water lobster tails (5 - 6 oz.) broiled to perfection and served with drawn butter and lemon. -- $8.75 (one) / $14.75 (two)

Fish du Jour - $5.50

Ask your server for the fish of the day -- $5.50

☼- Seafood Newburg -- $11

Sherry cream sauce with shrimp, scallops, and lobster served over rice

☼♥- Halibut -- $16.00

Pacific wild caught halibut cooked to your liking

Side Dishes


$1.45 per serving
Starch of the day, rice, mashed potatoes, baked white cheddar mac and cheese, potato salad, onion rings, French fries, whole wheat penne with butter or marinara and (after 5pm) baked potato and sweet potato


$1.45 per serving
Vegetable of the day (ask your server for details), asparagus, beets, carrots, green beans, broccoli (available au gratin), spinach, squash, carrot raisin salad, tofu, coleslaw, cottage cheese, and mixed fruit

All vegetables are available steamed or sauteed with garlic, olive oil and/or butter.


$1.45 per serving

Fresh Seasonal Fruit
Cottage Cheese
Apple Sauce
Jello (regular or sugar free)

Sandwiches & Quiche

Deli sandwiches -- $2.45/$3.70

Choice of deli ham, deli turkey, egg salad, tuna salad or chicken salad on your choice of bread. -- Half $2.45 / Whole $3.70

Club sandwich -- $3.60/$4.65

Double or triple deck sandwich of deli turkey, deli ham, bacon, American cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on your choice of bread. -- Half $3.60 / Whole $4.65

♥ Beyond burger -- $4.60

Plant based burger that looks, cooks and tastes like a fresh beef burger -- $3.60

Hot dog -- $2.40

Hebrew National all beef quarter pound hot dog grilled to order. -- $2.20
(Vegetarian "Beyond Sausage" also available)

Grilled cheese -- $1.10/$2.10

With your choice of bread and cheese. -- Half $1.10 / Whole $2.10

Lobster roll -- $5.90

Home made lobster salad in a New England style toasted roll -- $5.80

Bison sliders -- $4.60

Two sliders made with ground bison, very lean, full of nutrients, caramelized onions, and choice of cheese

Cauliflower crust pizza $5.00

Your choice of any combination of peppers, onions, tomato, mushrooms, olives and spinach OR pepperoni.

Quiche du Jour -- $3.50

Savory egg custard pie with the Chef's choice of ingredients. Ask your server for today's specials. -- $3.35

Bagel and Lox $5.30

Bagel and Lox - Toasted bagel, 4 ounces smoked salmon, lettuce, cream cheese with dill, thinly sliced red onion, capers and sliced tomatoes

Steakburger -- $5.00

An old standby returns to the menu! Angus ground beef with your choice of cheese, bacon, condiments, and setup.

Pastrami -- $4.80

Thinly sliced pastrami, Swiss cheese, and Dijon mustard on rye bread. (Sandwich can be pressed on request.)

Bread choices

Select from wheat, 7-grain, rye, white, Texas toast, (GF) white, (GF) roll, or hamburger bun


Egg dishes

Build your own omelet with your choice of filings: tomato, onion, mushrooms, bell peppers, sausage, Canadian bacon, bacon, ham, black olives, broccoli, asparagus, garlic, basil, spinach, or Asiago, Swiss, blue, feta, provolone, American or cream cheese. -- $3.40

Egg beater omelet -- high in protein, zero fat and cholesterol. All of the selections above are available. -- $3.40

Eggs poached, fried or boiled -- $1.75 (one) / $2.85 (two)

OH breakfast sandwich -- Choice of English muffin or bagel, 1 egg any style, American cheese, bacon, avocado and arugula -- $3.15

Corned beef hash with one egg any style -- Corned beef brisket, diced potatoes and finely diced onion seared on the flat top with your choice of one egg any style -- $3.25

Eggs Benedict: An English muffin topped with Canadian bacon, poached egg and Hollandaise sauce with diced black olives. -- $2.60 (one) / $3.60 (two)

Quiche du jour: Savory egg custard pie with the Chef's choice of ingredients. Ask your server for today's specials. -- $3.50

French toast & pancakes

French toast: Two slices of Texas toast dipped in our homemade batter with eggs, vanilla, sugar and cinnamon, then lightly dusted with powdered sugar and served with syrup and butter. -- $3.05

Pancakes: Two buttermilk pancakes available plain or with blueberries. Served with butter and syrup. -- $3.05


Cold cereal: Ask your server for our selection of cold cereals. Served with your choice of milk. -- $1.60

Hot cereal (before 1:30 pm): A warm, healthy bowl of Quaker oatmeal or grits. -- $1.60 (Small portion available for $0.80)

Yogurt parfait

Seasonal fresh fruit tossed with low-fat yogurt and topped with granola crunch. -- $3.05

Toasted bagel, scone or English muffin

Served with your choice of butter or cream cheese. -- $1.30

Side items

$1.45 each
Sausage patties (2)
Bacon slices (3)
Canadian bacon (2)
Home fries
Whole banana
Whole orange
Fresh seasonal fruit
Cottage cheese
Apple sauce
Jello (regular or sugar free)

Banana bread -- $2.20

Banana bread

Served toasted or not toasted -- $2.40

Call 352-548-1042 or -1043 for takeout.

Good News

Welcome, New Hammockers!

Leo Carey — 4204
Arthur & Susan Kluge — 1120
Richard & Mary Grusin — 2121
Dave Mueller — 2104
Sherry Surdam — 1112

Moving About …



birthday cake


Marta Whipple – February 27th
Martha Rader – February 27th
Christine Waters – February 24th
Eileen Smith – February 26th
John Bankston – February 28th


Charles Nicholson and Penny Nicholson – 55th Anniversary

Bob Blood and Bunny Blood – 61st Anniversary

Wayne Forehand and Sheila Forehand – 56th Anniversary

Linda Hansen and Rolf Hansen – 61st Anniversary



Ann Ives — February 19
Louise Senesac — February 15
Mary Caroline Thurber — February 15
Mary Alice Harding — February 14
Marvin Berk — February 13
Sue Baxter — February 12

OH Special Niches


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