| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Farmer Dale Volkert from Lake Meadow Naturals on Ocoee donated 24 chickens this week to the Whisper Creek Farm at Grande Lakes Orlando. The gift officially brings the resort area's chicken coops to life.
Whisper Creek Farm is a 7,000-square-foot fruit...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Nothing commands my attention more than a well-considered bread basket.
At the 5-month-old L'echon Brasserie in Miami, the bread arrives on a board. The selection includes a classic baguette from La Parisienne Bakery in...
| Nov 16, 2014
Osceola Fall Art Festival: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16; downtown Kissimmee; TheFoodTruckBazaar.com
The Food Truck Bazaar Avalon Park: 6-9 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16; 3680 Avalon Park East Blvd., Orlando; TheFoodTruckBazaar.com
The Food Truck Bazaar...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 1:00 PM
It's pleasant, Saturday brunch at Scopa Italian Roots, a bit of calm compared with the roar of nearby Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The filtered sunlight in the double-height dining room feels like late afternoon, although it is just after noon. Big tables of...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:17 AM
It's time to vote for your favorite restaurants in the Orlando Sentinel's 17th Annual Foodie Awards. The online ballot has more than 45 categories including fine-dining, wine list, breakfast, brunch, power lunch, food trucks, coffeehouses and bars that...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Rockin' Horse Saloon and Grill, a new watering hole with a definite country feel, opened last month at 5200 W. 159th St. in Oak Forest.
"We even have reclaimed barn wood decorating the inside," said general manager Bob Potokar of the former Oxygen...
| Nov 16, 2014
The concept for Soco restaurant in the Thornton Park neighborhood of downtown Orlando has simmered in the back of executive chef/partner Greg Richie's mind for quite a while. It's a dining model he conceived while heading the Central Florida kitchens of...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 8:27 AM
With a goal of preserving its storied history while ensuring residents' dealings with the village avoid becoming too cumbersome, Plainfield's Village Board voted Monday to change the town's demolition ordinance.
The new ordinance seeks to simplify the...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
While the rest of Central Florida is searching for their giblets on Nov. 27, your date with a turkey could be as easy as driving to a local restaurant and being served. Here is a sampling of eateries open Thanksgiving Day. Many require reservations, so be...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 6:00 PM
When it comes to pet travel, the Palm Springs area really knows how to throw a dog a bone. In fact, some people say hoteliers in the region are more likely to roll out the welcome mat for dogs than kids. I'm not sure about that, but during a weekend...
| Nov 21, 2014
Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa is the cool kids' answer to straightforward Southern barbecue in Central Florida. With swell global spins this place — from the folks who created the popular TreeHouse Truck — simply sizzles with flavor.