| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Combine a Brazilian churrascaria with a Kansas City barbecue joint and you get American Q, the restaurant at the new B Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista near Downtown Disney.
The restaurant concept on its own works — with a few exceptions —...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Smashburger will open its first Central Florida eatery Nov. 26 at 3162 E. Colonial Drive in the Colonial Landing shopping center across from Orlando Fashion Square mall. A second restaurant is scheduled to open Dec. 2 at 334 N. Alafaya Trail in the...
| Jan 18, 2015
A hotel, restaurant, skate park and glass-blowing studio all are part of a second life for Central Florida's retail destinations as malls remake themselves to attract shoppers.
The next 12 months will see the continued reinvention of Artegon Marketplace...
| 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.
| Nov 21, 2014
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...
| Jan 18, 2015
Construction crews are at work on downtown Orlando's CNL Center 1, making room for the future culinary home of Lobsterfest and cheddar bay biscuits.
Red Lobster is prepping for a move to its new headquarters downtown sometime early this year, as the...
| Dec 7, 2014
American Gymkhana (JIM-kah-nuh) is a new Indian restaurant with a good deal of swank and a menu that exudes sultry, sassy flavors.
Located on Orlando's Restaurant Row, the space combines contemporary decor with an old-school, hunting-lodge vibe. The...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance.
New Year's Eve Party: with live comedy, cocktails and dinner. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Cinematique Theater of Daytona Beach, 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach, $40, 386-252-3118,cinematique.org....
| Nov 28, 2014
On Black Friday power shopping could be an Olympic sport.
We bob. We run. We score.
Sure, malls have ubiquitous food courts and attached restaurants but they don't always satisfy our needs for nourishment or rest during today's shopping frenzy. Here...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:40 AM
A traditional prelude to almost any arts performance is dinner or a quick nosh before the curtain rises. With this month's opening of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando, concertgoers and theater patrons will find a variety...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:47 PM
On a holiday, dinner out can be the best gift of all. Local hotels and resorts are always good bets for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining, and many restaurants are planning lavish menus as well. Here is a sampling of what's on the menu Dec. 24 and...