| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Taste, a restaurant that focused on art, concerts and events such as the ongoing Science Cafe, in Orlando's College Park has closed. The eatery at 717 W. Smith St. specialized in small plates similar to tapas. Before Taste opened in 2003, the space was...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A dip into the Flashback mailbag yields letters about exotic architecture in Tampa, railroad nicknames near and far, and a favorite old-Orlando subject: doughnuts.
Turrets in Tampa?
"Have you ever researched the main building at the University of...
| Oct 4, 2013
Ordinarily we don't look for restaurants that have a side of fright on the menu, but October has become a 31-day celebration of all things that go bump in the night.
From theme parks to extravagant home parties, Halloween is much more than trick-or-...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Pine 22, a downtown Orlando burger bar closed Sunday, but restaurateur Suzanne Bonham, says the company is actively looking for another smaller location in the city center and has signed a lease for a Clermont location to open soon.
| Oct 6, 2013
Earlier this year chef-owner Steve Saelg permanently parked The Crooked Spoon, his popular food truck, to open a similarly named restaurant in Clermont.
The Crooked Spoon Gastropub is in a wonderfully transformed Friendly's restaurant fronting U.S....
| Oct 11, 2013
Temperatures dip just a few degrees and diners begin to scramble for outdoor tables at restaurants. Al fresco dining in fall, winter and spring is one of Central Florida's strong suits. Here are some restaurants to consider:
Antonio's La Fiamma...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Marlow’s Tavern coming to Orlando's Waterford Lakes Town Center in 2014. The 3,500-square-foot restaurant will be built between Five Guys Burgers & Fries and Regal Cinema. Marlow’s offers a wide selection of American pub favorites from...
| Oct 13, 2013
When I first dined at Francesco's Ristorante & Pizzeria more than a year ago, the Maitland restaurant was a pleasant place with only minor quibbles on the menu and with service.
During two recent revisits I found a kitchen pulling out all the stops...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:35 PM
The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 57th season opens with a concert this Saturday, Oct. 13, featuring all four of the organization's orchestras, as well as cellist David Bjella, who enjoys a successful career as both an educator and performer.
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:18 AM
K Restaurant in Orlando's College Park is hosting Sunday supper benefit for the Edible Schoolyard at Orlando Junior Academy Oct. 20. From 4-8 pm, guests will sample the food of chefs Kathleen Blake (Rusty Spoon), Henry Salgado (Spanish River Grill and...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
"Drink better beer" is the motto of the Central Florida Home Brewers. It's a simple slogan that is much easier to live by since craft beer has grown in both popularity and availability in the past few years. But for avid hobbyists who take on the not-so-...