| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:43 PM
With more than 60 of Orlando’s most popular restaurants participating, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month raised a record $74,467 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida. Since 2009, the program has raised nearly a quarter...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:43 AM
The Orlando restaurant that UCF and NFL football great Daunte Culpepper helped open on University Boulevard near his Orange County alma mater has closed. The Knight-themed upscale-casual sports bar opened in August of 2013. Culpepper's involvement was...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Emeril's Florida season two premieres Sunday, Jan. 5 at 2:30 p.m. with a stop in Central Florida. In the first episode, "Coming to America," Emeril explores some of Florida's most treasured imports: restaurateurs and chefs who have immigrated from...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Funky Monkey Wine Co. chef Ashley Nickell is appearing on Food Network’s "Cutthroat Kitchen" 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29. The cooking competition show combines culinary skills and the ability to cleverly sabotage other contestants.
In each episode,...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2013
Pizza is a year-round comfort food favorite, but I'd wager there's an uptick in demand with fall tailgates and after-school activities.
But for those who live with food allergies, even simple comfort foods, such as pizza, are off the table. For example,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The Grande Lakes Orlando resort is launching multi-phase renovations at both The Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott that will include the debut of two new restaurants: Highball & Harvest at The Ritz in July and Whisper Creek Kitchen at JW Marriott in the fall....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Outback Steakhouse will break ground Monday, Feb. 10 on International Drive in Orlando. The new restaurant is at 8445 International Drive in the Orlando Eye dining and entertainment complex. Opening late summer or early fall, the location will bring about...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Another Broken Egg Cafe opens Feb. 10 in Winter Park Village with events to raise money for three local nonprofits. The restaurant will have seating for 100 inside and an additional 71 seats on the outdoor, covered patio which will be dog friendly for...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Valentine's Day is almost here, so if you haven't figured out what you're doing yet it's time to get busy.
But that doesn't mean you have to drop $100 on dinner or $50 on flowers. Here are a few suggestions that show you care but won't break the bank:...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Chuy’s, the Austin-based casual eatery, has opened on Orlando's International Drive. The Mexican restaurant, located at I-Shops on the corner of Sand Lake Road, is Chuy’s second in the Orlando area, joining Chuy’s Kissimmee, which opened...