Bedrock Cafe serves up a menu of mammoth-sized bar eats and cold beer in a lively sports bar environs. Guests can start game night off right with smothered fries ($7.49), heaped with cheddar cheese, smoked bacon, and creamy ranch dressing. Wings ($6.95 for 10) come in a myriad of flavors, such as mild, medium, hot, blackened, cajun garlic crystal, BBQ, pterodactyl, and more. Dig into archaeological good taste with the Bedrock Philly hot sandwich ($7.95), or nosh on a classic 8 oz. flame broiled burger ($5.95) with cole slaw, pickle, and French fries. The catfish fingers seafood platter ($6.95) lets one embrace whiskery underwater creatures without the risks of tickling your cheeks. Although catching a grueling baseball defeat over a meal might deplete morale, troops can rally with a karaoke round of “Don’t Stop Believing” on Wednesday nights, while geometry hotshots can prove their mathematical prowess on the pool table.
Rousing up a friendly, porch-patio party vibe, Natalie's Sports Bar & Grill displays a spread of sport-showing screens while boasting a menu of laid-back eats to please any picky palate in the family. Rev up tummy engines with a carnivorous appetizer such as secret-sauce-slathered chicken wings, blended with hand-picked peppers and ground spices ($7 for 10). Choose to coat mouth-bomb clusters in one of a variety of zesty gravies, including: mild, medium, hot, super extra hot, or spicy pina colada. For the main event, dig into the half-pound bacon cheddar onion ring burger crowned in barbecue sauce and accompanied by a posse of supporting side dishes ($9), or battle The Cody, a doughy pizza with sausage, ground beef, bacon, ham, and meatballs (8", $9). If more cheese is needed, indulge in Corey's Philly cheesesteak ($9) or the grilled cheese ($5); all sandwiches come with chips, a pickle, and a choice of baked beans, potato salad, or coleslaw.
MJ's Cuban Cafe fills empty bellies with a menu's's worth of Cuban cuisine, classic Cuban sandwiches, and desserts. Traditional pressed sandwiches include the predictably titled Cuban, a porcine delight with sliced ham, shredded pork, and salami on Cuban bread ($6.25). Obsessive-compulsive taste buds can embark on the delicious mission of sampling each of the daily specials ($7.75–$9.75), and belligerent sweet teeth are pacified by an ample roster of authentic desserts and pastries, including flan ($2.95) and Cuban-style bread pudding ($2.50). Beer ($3 domestic, $3.50 imported) and wine ($4.99–$5.99 per glass) irrigate the throat-canal along with Cuban milkshakes in tropical flavors such as papaya, mango, guava, guanabana, and banana ($3.25).
The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Signature Service Oil Change package, which promotes the longevity of each vehicle. Staffers acknowledge that oil plays a crucial role in maximizing the lifespan of each car—it cools the motor and prevents moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians who have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) nurse vehicles at Jiffy Lube.
In addition to performing oil changes, Jiffy Lube's savants perform air-filtration, brakes, electricity, and windshield services, among others. The technicians' quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, only complete a service after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.
Since its days of bathing powder-blue laser suits in the 1970s, Executive Cleaners has grown with each decade to keep local trendsetters and faux pas-ers sporting spot-free wear. The only GreenEarth Cleaners in Polk county, Executive Cleaners swaddles all dingy clothes with odorless, eco-friendly solvents—each piece spot-treated, pressed, and hand-finished with care. The natural, silicone-based solution gently caresses dirt and grime from fibers, helping to improve the appearance of fabrics while also boosting each garment's wavering self-esteem. Though store prices may vary, sullied pants, shirts, and blouses ($5.30 each) can be spiffened, two-piece suits ($11.20) revitalized, and spotty dresses ($10.92) transformed into the princesses that they've always wanted to be or be on.