| Nov 24, 2013
Kasa Tapas & Raw Bar in downtown Orlando focuses on combining global flavors in a diverse selection of small plates. The dining experience was created by executive chef Sean Kaplan and "Food Network Star" alum Josh Lyons.
The Bento Group, which also...
| Apr 20, 2014
Txokos Basque Kitchen is an inspired take on the cuisine of Northern Spain. The restaurant in Orlando's East End Market was created by chefs Henry and Michele Salgado, owners of the award-winning Spanish River Grill in New Smyrna Beach.
| Nov 3, 2013
Open since 2010, Nona Tap Room has been drawing beer fans for the staggering 50 beers on draft. But food is no afterthought here. The menu is one of Central Florida's best, according to Orlando Sentinel readers who voted the east Orange County watering...
| Dec 8, 2013
Don't let the plain-Jane exterior fool you. Step inside the narrow, no-frills building now known as The Smiling Bison Restaurant & Bar and taste an impressive menu of house-made charcuterie and locally-sourced ingredients.
The Orlando restaurant is a...
| Dec 30, 2013
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Sapporo Ramen in Orlando's Chinatown shopping center on West Colonial Drive offers a taste of authentic Japanese noodle house cuisine.
The small eatery, a sibling of the Sapporo Japanese Steak House in Daytona Beach, is tucked in the corner of the plaza...
| Nov 17, 2013
Eddie V's has come to town with a Rat Pack swagger and a kitchen and staff hitting on all cylinders.
Part of the Darden Specialty Restaurant Group, Eddie V's replaced Timpano Italian Chophouse in a prime Restaurant Row address.
The new interior is...
| Feb 2, 2014
The dynamic trio has done it again.
In 2011, Loren Falsone, Tyler Brassil and Dominick Tardugno brought us The Table Orlando, a wonderful supper club on Restaurant Row.
Now they've created another winner: The Pharmacy, an eatery and bar with a speak-...
| Jun 9, 2013
Gigi's Italian Restaurant is a small culinary outpost in Lake County. Tucked in a very small strip of retail stores, the eatery is easy to pass by when you are heading east on State Road 46 from Mount Dora to Sanford.
One of a handful of restaurants...
| Jun 23, 2013
To my knowledge the only giraffes in Brazil are in zoos. So I am unclear as to how the long-necked animal became attached to a restaurant chain based in that South American country.
I'd wager the connection may be little more than a marketing plan a...
| Apr 27, 2014
Angel's Soul Food & BBQ has a long history in Central Florida. The original restaurant is a Sanford icon with killer food, but it is small and has limited hours and counter service only.
Now there's a larger Angel's spinoff in Mount Dora. With a growing...
| Feb 9, 2014
Kabooki Sushi is raising the bar for sushi and cutting-edge fusion cuisine in Central Florida. And chef Henry Moso's menu changes daily to reflect the best seasonal ingredients.
The restaurant is in a drab strip mall across from Orlando Fashion Square....