| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Fast-casual restaurant franchise, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, has broken ground at 8107 Vineland Ave. in Orlando on the first of more than 20 eateries planned for the area. The restaurant’s menu includes burgers, Vienna Beef hot...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Moody's Investors Service weighed in Tuesday on debt associated with the new owners of the Red Lobster restaurant chain, giving it a relatively low corporate rating of B3 but with a stable outlook. Moody’s said it was the first rating for the new...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Orlando Fringe Festival leaders think the way to theatergoers' hearts is through their stomachs.
When the oldest Fringe festival in the United States opens Wednesday, it will offer an increasingly upscale menu. On weekend evenings, the hungry will be...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Sangria is a liquid study in the eloquence and passion of Spanish cuisine. It makes perfect sense that a style of cookery that is marked by full-flavored foods and fresh ingredients would give birth to such a refreshing warm-weather party beverage....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI) announced Monday that it began a program to buy down $600 million of its debt.
The debt repurchase is subject to Darden completing sale of its Red Lobster business to Golden Gate Capital, which the company announced in May...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
“O’Town Mac Down,” a new mac-and-cheese cook-off at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday, Aug. 23, promises to be fun-filled family event for a wonderful cause: Give Kids The World Village where children with life-threatening...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Orlando's Tartini Pizzeria & Spaghetteria has a second location in Apopka. The restaurant's Facebook page is showcasing photos of the March 27 grand opening party. When it opened in 2012 the Tartini off South Orange Avenue brought a fresh approach to...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:45 PM
"Foraged Along the Way" is the theme of the Florida-driven June 3 dinner at James Beard House in New York. Chefs Kevin Fonzo (K Restaurant, Orlando), Bram Fowler (Journeys Catering, Orlando) and Hari Pulapaka (Cress, DeLand) will be assisted by...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Little Greek restaurant is expanding into Orlando as well as the Florida towns of Valrico, Clearwater and Spring Hill. The restaurants are projected to open by the fourth quarter of 2014.
The Little Greek menu includes Greek salad, gyros, chicken...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Orlando's Talk of the Town group has joined the Fresh From Florida On The Menu campaign, an initiative from the state's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services that encourages restaurants from the Panhandle to the Keys to source local foods....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The founders of Fork In The Road food truck are opening Southern Moon Father's Day weekend in Orlando. The new brewery and barbecue restaurant is at 3000 Curry Ford Road. Hours will be 11 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Call 407-484-3593 for more information. Bryce...