| 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...
| 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...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Wholesale sales and inventories for March, Jolts job openings for March
Local earnings: Hoirzon Pharma Inc.
Other earnings: Bloomin' Brands Inc., Chiquita Brans International Inc., Hilton Worldwide Inc., Ralph Lauren Corp. and others
| May 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Kumar Patel grew up along Route 66, a highway long celebrated in literature, song and film. He was not impressed.
On his first long road trip, about six years ago, he found himself bored by the route's decaying monuments, mom-and-pop diners and dusty...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:09 PM
KO OLINA, Hawaii — Hang around the fire-pit fire long enough, watching Uncle Ito breathe life into Hawaiian legend, and those rascally little menehune inevitably clamber into the conversation.
Uncle Ito, one of the resident storytellers at Aulani,...
| 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 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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:48 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features a free meal at Chick-Fil-A for Cow Appreciation Day. Of course, there's a link to a free cow costume. Plus, 7-Eleven is celebrating it's 87th birthday with...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It's Freebie Friday!
It's Friday and that means it's time for my freebie free-for-all! Check my ginormous list for freebies, savings and dining deals, including half off Starbucks Fizzio Sodas through Thursday, $10 off gas cards at CVS through Saturday...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:39 AM
McDonald's ranked last, again, in an annual ranking of fast food restaurants by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
The bottom ranking has been an annual tradition since the ACSI survey started 20 years ago. In 2014, McDonald's Corp.'s satisfaction...