| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:20 AM
Marc Kusche was driving to work recently when inspiration struck him. He’s still not sure how the idea just sort of popped into his head, but there it was: five, and then another five, and then another.
“One day I drove to Winter Park to work,...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 9:00 PM
John Rife, developer of East End Market, Orlando
Lee & Rick's Oyster Bar, Orlando
Spanish Sugar Mill and Griddle House, DeLeon Springs
Eddie Nickell and Nicholas Olivieri, Funky Monkey Restaurant Group, Orlando
| Feb 27, 2015
Central Florida is once again in the national culinary spotlight. Five local chefs are contenders in the annual James Beard Foundation awards.
Among the 20 semifinalists in the Best Chef South category are Kathleen Blake of The Rusty Spoon, Orlando;...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 12:39 PM
The federal agency that enforces job discrimination laws has filed a lawsuit against Seasons 52, claiming the fine dining restaurant chain discriminated based on age.
The lawsuit filed Thursday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:24 AM
Valentine's Day falls on a Saturday this year, which means that reservations will be even harder to come by than usual. Restaurants are encouraging diners to celebrate the occasion on Friday or Sunday, and some are extending their special menus and...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 9:58 AM
The neighborhood around University of Central Florida is becoming one ofthe region's hottest spots fornew fast casual dining.
Gainesville's Bento Group is opening a Bento Cafe off Alafaya Trail and University Boulevard in spring. It's just a few...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Trattoria Neapolis, an Italian restaurant and bar on South Lake Avenue, has announced that it will close after 2 1/2 years. The last day of service is set for Feb. 1.
"We are proud of our restaurant's food, drink, service and ambiance," the restaurant'...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Patina, Patina Restaurant Group's flagship restaurant in the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, has announced both a new chef and a new menu format.
Joachim Splichal, founder of Patina Restaurant Group, has named Paul Lee executive...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:26 PM
In his spotless and spartan work space on the second floor of the Four Seasons Baltimore Hotel, Marc Pauvert is showing off his knife skills. In 24 seconds, he reduces a whole chicken to its fry-able, broil-able and poach-able parts. His cuts are the sure...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:10 PM
It was another healthy year for Baltimore dining. Each report of a sudden restaurant closing seemed to be followed by the announcement of a hopeful opening.
While neighborhoods like Hampden and Hamilton continued to assert themselves as dining...