| Nov 24, 2013
Kasa Tapas & Raw Bar in downtown Orlando focuses on combining global flavors in a diverse selection of small plates. The dining experience was created by executive chef Sean Kaplan and "Food Network Star" alum Josh Lyons.
The Bento Group, which also...
| Nov 17, 2013
Eddie V's has come to town with a Rat Pack swagger and a kitchen and staff hitting on all cylinders.
Part of the Darden Specialty Restaurant Group, Eddie V's replaced Timpano Italian Chophouse in a prime Restaurant Row address.
The new interior is...
| 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,...
| Oct 27, 2013
Terrace 390 has reopened in downtown Orlando with a new name and a new focus in the kitchen.
The spot was originally home to the critically acclaimed Harvey's Bistro. In 2011 three University of Central Florida alums rechristened the space Terrace 390,...
| 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 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....
| Sep 29, 2013
The Bistro on Park Avenue has a lot of lines in the water: The Winter Park eatery is one part German restaurant with a hefty measure of New Orleans influence. Starters and desserts rock, but in between there are pitfalls.
Tucked off Park Avenue in the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Chuy’s, an eclectic Tex-Mex fast casual eatery, will open on Orlando's International Drive in February 2014. Located in the heart of the tourist corridor, the restaurant will hire about 175 employees. The new Chuy’s is the second in Central...
| 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...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:01 PM
PR's Taco Palace in Winter Park is opening a second location in Orlando's College Park, according to owner Perry Inman. "We had been kicking around the idea of expanding for a while," he said. A friend of Inman's who lives in College Park, which is near...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:18 PM
East Coast Wings & Grill, a North Carolina-based casual dining restaurant known for its 75 flavors of buffalo-style wings, has opened its first Florida location at 588 S. Alafaya Trail in Orlando. The new restaurant is the first location owned by...