| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:21 AM
Happy Freebie Black Friday!
It's the biggest shopping day of the year and I'm here to help you save more with freebies, retail coupons and dining deals good right through Cyber Monday.
If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Outback Steakhouse will break ground Monday, Feb. 10 on International Drive in Orlando. The new restaurant is at 8445 International Drive in the Orlando Eye dining and entertainment complex. Opening late summer or early fall, the location will bring about...
| Jan 31, 2014
Today we reveal the winners of the Orlando Sentinel's 16th annual Foodie Awards, our readers' favorite places to eat and drink in 2013. I have noted my picks, too, but the main focus is your take on Central Florida's dining scene.
I have covered food at...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:03 AM
National restaurant chains including Krispy Kreme, Outback Steakhouse, California Pizza Kitchen and Max & Erma's, among others, are offering special dinner discounts to diners who hope to celebrate Valentine's Day in a kitchen outside their own....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:49 AM
I am writing to you as the president of FACE-IT (Faith Activated Community Empowering Intervention Training), a not for profit corporation incorporated in the State of Maryland. The mission of this faith-based coalition is to provide educational...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:49 PM
French fry lovers rejoice! The Lehigh Valley's first Checkers have opened within months of each other, allowing customers to "feast on" in Allentown and Bethlehem.
The greasy-spoon section of Allentown's South Fourth Street got even greasier thanks to...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
LONDON -- Subrata Roy, head of India's $11 billion Sahara group, was arrested on Friday after he surrendered to the police. The Indian Supreme Court had ordered the arrest on Wednesday over Sahara's involvement in raising $3.8 billion via illegal bonds....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Old Navy, Panera Bread and Party City are among 14 stores and restaurants that will join the lineup at Towne Centre at Laurel, the $130 million redevelopment of the old Laurel Mall.
Developer Greenberg Gibbons announced the latest tenants during...
| 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...
| 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
| 12:30 PM
Jeffrey Katzenberg has big plans for the smallscreen.
The DreamWorks Animation chief (and 2013 Mipcom's Personality of the Year), who has successfully launched such hit film franchises as "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda," "Madagascar" and "How to Train Your...