| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:01 AM
UPDATE: Olive Garden's Never Ending Past Passes, 1,000 of which went on sale yesterday and sold out in two hours, are selling on eBay.com for up to $255. -- Doreen
Olive Garden is putting its Never Ending Pasta Bowl promotion on steroids.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Darden Restaurants reported earnings that beat analysts' estimates Friday as an activist investment firm trying to overthrow Darden's board unveiled a plan for turning the restaurant company around.
Orlando-based Darden reported a loss for its first...
| Sep 14, 2014
The new Harry's Poolside Bar & Grill at the Rosen Centre Hotel is one of the few resort poolside restaurants open to the public, not just resort guests. With a casual ambience and tropical flavors, the restaurant is a welcome addition to the International...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa.
Paramount Marketing, marketing, 40028 Pine Canal Trail, Lady Lake, 32159.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Orlando-based Darden Restaurant urged shareholders Tuesday to vote for its slate of board of directors and again blasted hedge fund Starboard Value for its attempted takeover of the company.
The owner of Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and other...
| Sep 7, 2014
When I first visited Deep blu Seafood Grille in Orlando in 2012, the chef de cuisine was Cory York, who moved on to open CoV Wayzata in Minnesota.
Six months after opening in 2011, the food had impressive potential but the restaurant at the Wyndham...
| Sep 5, 2014
•Bernard Carmouche, former culinary director for Emeril Lagasse's Florida restaurants, is teaming up with Larry Sinabaldi, former chef of Hard Rock Hotel's The Palm restaurant, to open Two Chefs Seafood Bar this fall. The eatery will be on North...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:33 AM
The desire for a decadent burger beckons from greasy spoons to glam restaurants. We yearn to make our habit healthful. Under the Tuscan Bun Ground Turkey, Chickpea & Spinach Burgers do just that.
Makes 6 burgers
Extra virgin olive oil to taste
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:46 AM
There's a lot on the front burner for the Central Florida restaurant scene. Here are a few new kids on the block as well as pending openings:
- Bernard Carmouche, former culinary director for Emeril Lagasse's Florida restaurants, is teaming up with...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Highball & Harvest restaurant has officially opened at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes. With a farm-fresh take on resort dining, the restaurant introduces a modern approach to Southern cuisine. Offering interactive dining -- from table-side...
| Aug 29, 2014
Southern cooks will argue about the techniques of making the best fried chicken with as much passion as they debate barbecue styles. But with our recent triple-digit Florida weather, who really wants to kick up a pot of vegetable oil to 350F?