| 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,...
| Jul 27, 2009
The so-called AIG effect has a new meaning: Against Idiotic Government.
At least that's the feeling in tourism circles.
The pall cast over business travel — especially over trips among financial services employees — as a result of...
| Aug 26, 2009
We're still more than a year out from next year's race for governor and other key down ballot races — such as that of House Speaker-designate Dean Cannon of Winter Park — but the region's deep corporate pockets are already putting their...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:48 AM
The taste is not the only complex thing about a quality wine. College courses can be taught about the distinctions between regions and wineries in France alone, not to mention the rest of the world. Aside from the actual drinking of the stuff, it's hard...
| May 21, 2010
| 6:17 PM
There was the assault on trans-fats. A new law requiring calorie counts on menus. A county in California that banned toys in too-fatty kids' meals. And now there's a war on sodium.
It's no wonder the food industry is hurrying to outrun the increasingly...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 7:59 PM
With a wave of his new gubernatorial wand as if he were casting off an evil spell over Florida's economy, Rick Scott's first move was to freeze all pending state business regulations.
It marked the beginning of the new governor's mission to...
| Jan 28, 2011
Welcome to the Foodies, our annual celebration of the Central Florida dining scene. It's a smorgasbord that features quick serve to haute cuisine and everything in between. In Calendar and in Sunday's Travel & Arts, I weigh in weekly with my opinion about...
| Feb 25, 2011
Looking for a new burrito joint in Boca Raton or considering a recommended sushi restaurant in Orlando? Chances are you'll find your place fast - along with a possible meal deal, candid diner review or invitation to a private dinner - using the right...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 3:24 PM
When the Orlando Magic plays its first regular season game in the Amway Center on Thursday, AirTran Airways will be featured as a prominent corporate sponsor, complete with its own private lounge in the swanky new arena.
After the sponsorship deal was...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Come Sunday our evenings will be a little brighter with the advent of daylight-saving time. Here are 15 places in — or very near — downtown Orlando that are great for alfresco meals. Each has its own personality and pluses.
Citrus, 821 N....
| Apr 18, 2012
I came home reeking of Duck Fat Fries and Crispy 4-Cheese and Chive Grit Cakes. Or maybe it was the Venison Loin over Spring Asparagus with Wild Lobster Mushrooms, Gruyere and Cypress Flake Salt. Or the House-Smoked Angus Beef Short-Rib Bacon.