| Mar 12, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Olive Garden isn't quite ready to take reservations, but the Orlando-based Italian chain is testing a plan to let customers call or check in online to get on waiting lists.
Olive Garden began testing the idea this week at 13 restaurants in Central...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 9:38 AM
Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, 8 a.m. April 17, Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281 or winterpark.org.
East Lake County:...
| Mar 12, 2015
If you ever find the need to serve square-shaped hard boiled eggs, you can buy an egg cuber and other strange kitchen gadgets at weirdkitchengadgets.com. After all, there's probably a square inch or two for you to cram one more kitchen tool into that...
| Mar 20, 2015
It's time to get cracking on Easter dinner plans. For those who don't want to cook, local resorts and restaurants are prepared to do everything for you — including the dishes. Here is a sampling of where to meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 9:38 AM
Winter Park: Good Morning Winter Park, 7:45 a.m. March 13, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. Cost: free. Details: 407-644-8281 or winterpark.org.
Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, 8 a....
| Mar 5, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Looking for free stuff to do this week?
St. Patrick's Day Parade: includes a parade, Irish dancers and music. 2 p.m. Sunday, Downtown Winter Park, Park Ave., Winter Park, free, 407-222-0648.
| Mar 6, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Orlando’s tourism and hospitality industry needs a lot of janitorial services, and there’s a new player in the market now – Fort Lauderdale-based CJS Global.
CJS, founded in 2012, recently announced that it took on new clients in the...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 11:53 AM
Two Chefs Seafood Oyster Bar opens Tuesday, April 7, near downtown Orlando. Bernard Carmouche, former culinary director for Emeril Lagasse's Florida restaurants, has teamed up with Larry Sinibaldi, former chef of Hard Rock Hotel's The Palm restaurant,...
| Mar 22, 2015
Finding Taboon Bistro is a treasure hunt, the same search I encouraged readers to pursue when Wa restaurant occupied the space in a mixed-use complex on the backside of Universal Studios. Low-to-the-ground signs can steer you to the parking lot, but after...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Preservation of Florida foodways — where food culture, culinary traditions and agricultural history intersect — is the theme of the 2015 Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame.
We received almost 300 nominations for this year's honor,...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:22 PM
With more than 120,000 hotel rooms in the region, many hotels seeking a competitive edge are remodeling — adding everything from water parks to meeting rooms, while overhauling restaurants and buying new furniture.
One reason for the renovations is...