| 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 15, 2015
| 4:59 PM
Tony Roma's next steakhouse isn't opening in an Orlando suburb, but in a mega-shopping tower in the Dominican Republic capital of Santo Domingo.
As they fight for customers in America, Central Florida-based restaurant companies are putting more focus on...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Few national cuisines make use of the lowly potato the way Irish cooks do. The true Irish St. Patrick's Day reveler would never sully their beer with emerald green food coloring. But you can count on the faithful to make sure potatoes in one form or...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 9:43 AM
Winter Park: Good Morning Winter Park, 7:45 a.m. April 10, 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....
| Apr 2, 2015
| 8:57 AM
One of the great things about Winter Park, Patrick Chapin noted, is how many great restaurants the city has – including many family-owned places that can’t be found anywhere else.
Chapin, the president of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce,...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:04 AM
Darden Restaurants is confident the seafood it received from supplier Thai Union did not involve forced labor, a company spokesman said Wednesday.
An Associated Press investigation published last week said a supplier of Thai Union imprisoned fisherman on...
| 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 4, 2015
| 11:27 AM
Showcasing Central Florida's best farm-to-table restaurants and artisanal food purveyors, Eat Local Week is Saturday-March14. This celebration casts a spotlight on the chefs, farms and individuals who support homegrown fare.
It's easy for food lovers to...
| 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...