| Dec 14, 2012
Local hotels and resorts are always good bets for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining, and many local restaurants are planning lavish menus as well. Here is a sampling of what's on the menu. Prices do not include tax and tip.
Bosphorus, 108 S. Park...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:57 PM
No offense, Orlando, but your anemic dining scene isn't exactly packing downtown streets with foodies every night.
Parking is a pain. Retail shops are nonexistent. The restaurant and bar scene is better than it once was, but scant on variety.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:25 PM
With family vacations in full swing, you may be looking for places to meet family and friends from out of town before they head to the theme parks for the day. Here's a guide to breakfast options in and near downtown Orlando. Many of these restaurants...
| Nov 27, 2013
I'm getting a few sides dishes out of the way early so that Thursday is smooth sailing. Join me today at OrlandoSentinel.com/the dish for a buffet of recipes using Thanksgiving Day leftovers. In the meantime, grab a chair at the table and let's dish about...
| Jul 24, 2013
Looking for a summer road trip with great food? The Smokin' on the Suwannee BBQ Festival will make the North Florida town of Live Oak ground zero for championship barbecue Friday and Saturday. It's the largest contest of its kind in the Southeast and...
| Nov 29, 2013
The Thanksgiving tables have been cleared. The leftovers are packed in the refrigerator. And party planners have turned their thoughts to the remaining days of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's celebrations.
But for many it's hard to give up...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:31 PM
This is one of my favorite columns of the year.
Each Thanksgiving, we take a break from the grind of the daily news to appreciate the things we love about living here.
Readers, co-workers and the Sentinel's Facebook friends help assemble this annual...
| 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...
| Jul 26, 2013
Nikki's Place has been the beacon of authentic soul food in Orlando's Parramore community since 1999, but the restaurant and its chef's roots reach much deeper.
The small, neighborhood eatery opened in 1949 and was known as Roser's Restaurant, says...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:59 PM
While the rest of Central Florida is searching for their giblets on Thanksgiving morning, your date with a turkey could be as easy as driving to a local restaurant and being served.
The National Restaurant Association estimates 14 million Americans will...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The Xbox generation may smirk at the notion of a bunch of old fuddy-duddies getting together to tell tall tales of glory days. They'd probably laugh if you told them that grandpa was a baller way back in those prehistoric times when the Beatles took us on...