| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:35 PM
New restaurant regulations that were supposed to require chains with more than 20
locations to list calorie counts on their menus are stalled. But many restaurants have
already started disclosing that information anyway. Consumer Reports wanted to see...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:43 AM
The pioneer of "breastaurants" wants to reinvent itself for the 21st century, and that includes a new look.
Hooters recently moved from Pointe Orlando to 8801 International Drive, and the new location showcases a new style for the restaurants. The...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:37 PM
If you dine out in a big group, chances are you've had an automatic tip tacked on to your bill.
That practice might soon go away.
Orlando-based Darden Restaurants may drop automatic gratuities for tables of eight or more at its chains including...
| Sep 22, 2013
The old gent had a silver handlebar mustache, but I noticed his black T-shirt first as he left a Fort Lauderdale hash house last Sunday morning.
It read, "Senior Citizen. Give me my damn discount."
The snarky shirt makes a great point. Senior-...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Shoo-Fly Diner, the new restaurant from Amy and Spike Gjerde, opened mid-October in the Belvedere Square building — a former Hess Shoes store — that has previously housed the restaurants Taste and Crush.
Before their untimely closings,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
A few retailers have already opened for business or will have before next Tuesday's official opening for the Shops at Canton Crossing, the new 325,000-square-foot retail center on Boston Street.
Red Robin opened on Monday. This is the 15th Maryland...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:01 PM
On the brick storefront, the words Cliff's Books remain in big, black, bold type. The building's doors are locked, but through the window you can see the bookshelves up against the walls, face to face, on their side — all empty.
A couple walk by,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Pamper party: Oct. 14 marks the return of Spa Week, during which many area spas will offer special $50 treatment deals through the http://www.spaweek.com website. Example participants include Fresh Espace at South Coast Plaza, which is offering three 60-...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Developers Cordish Co. and Heritage Properties announced on Thursday the addition of four restaurants for the entertainment complex. Below are descriptions of the type of fare offered at each, as well as the names and fare of the three other restaruants...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Carve out some time in between fireworks and corn on the cob to check out these free offers on Independence Day.
Here's the roundup for July 4, 2013:
- Customers who say “Let Freedom Bloom” to their Outback Steakhouse servers on July 4...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:09 PM
All day Thursday, July 4th, Outback Steakhouse will give a free Bloomin’ Onion to any guest who tells their server: “Let Freedom Bloom.”
It’s free as long as you make a purchase and only one Bloomin’ Onion will be delivered...