| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:02 PM
Noodles & Co. is opening open its third Central Florida location 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 14 at Fashion Square Mall, 3683 E. Colonial Drive in Orlando. Noodles & Co. has more than 450 restaurant locations across the United States and specializes its...
| Apr 10, 2015
I'm ticked off at Orlando area real estate agents who don't secure my house after they show it. Forgetting a door lock, though annoying and dangerous, is understandable -- but leaving my garage door open when you're parked right in front of it?! And...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 6:10 AM
Here are your stories for Wednesday in Central Florida: calorie-count menus coming; $60 million tennis facility in Lake Nona; Orlando's parking meters; and manatees in Lake County.
1. Darden's Seasons 52 and Bahama Breeze chains are testing menus that...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 9:41 AM
Darden Restaurants is confident seafood from supplier Thai Union did not involve forced labor, a company spokesman said last week.
An Associated Press investigation published in March said a supplier of Thai Union imprisoned fisherman on boats...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 4:39 PM
When Disney World agreed last year to pay its workers at least $10 an hour starting in 2016, it fueled predictions that others in the hospitality industry would follow.
Now, with other major employers adopting the $10-an-hour wage, a local union is...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:37 AM
Hawkers Asian Street Fare is expanding to the EDGE district of St. Petersburg. Currently operating eateries in Orlando and Jacksonville, the concept fuses Malaysian, Chinese, Vietnamese and Indian fare into an impressive menu.
| Mar 30, 2015
| 6:23 AM
Darden Restaurants plans to sell its 6-year-old, $152 million corporate headquarters in Orlando and lease back the building in a long-term deal.
Darden has hired a real estate broker to market the 465,000-square-foot Restaurant Support Center campus on...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 9:29 AM
Oviedo-Winter Springs: "State of Seminole" luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. April 2, Tuscawilla Country Club, 1500 Winter Springs Blvd., Winter Springs. All five Seminole County Commissioners will speak at the luncheon. Cost: $30 for OWSRCC...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:16 AM
If real estate business people in Orlando say sustainability is good for business, you know it must be true.
That’s exactly what happened Thursday morning at the City of Orlando’s second Green Economy Summit. A panel of four well-established...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2015
Malaysian cuisine is the complex result of many influences with probably the most notable nuances from China, Japan, Indonesia and India. And this melange is showcased beautifully at Mamak Asian Street Food in Orlando's Mills 50 neighborhood.