| Mar 26, 2015
Orange County and Orlando are home to 6 James Beard Award-nominated restaurants and chefs, making it difficult to narrow the list to 5.
Cask & Larder: Chef-owners James and Julie Petrakis pull out all the stops on the best of regional cookery and...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 8:02 AM
Horneadas o fritas. De pollo o picadillo. De queso o jamón. Dulces, con guayaba y queso.
Tan fácil, versátil y sabrosa: así es la empanada.
Abril es el Mes Nacional de la Empanada, y por tal motivo Cuba Libre Restaurant, en el centro comerical...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Darden's turnaround under new leadership appears to be taking hold as restaurant sales were up during the past three months, even at struggling flagship Olive Garden.
CEO Gene Lee said Friday that profits and sales were up at all seven restaurant...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:44 AM
Heading to the theme parks in Orlando for some spring break fun?
Save on tickets to Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Sea World, Legoland, Cirque shows, Blue Man Group and more with offers from VisitOrlando.com.
Orlando's official tourism site...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 10:03 AM
Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, 8 a.m. March 20, 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 26, 2015
| 1:34 PM
Hurricane Grill & Wings has opened a third Central Florida location in Orlando near Lake Buena Vista. The restaurant chain is known for its 35 signature wing flavors including maple pepper, ancho lime and raspberry. Heat intensity ranges from "Calm Seas"...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Husband-and-wife duo, Katerina and Vassilis Coumbaros, who own the Greek eatery Taverna Opa Orlando, are opening a second concept, Tapa Toro, a Spanish restaurant slated to open in May in the center of the city’s new tourism complex at the I-Drive...
| 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,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 10:21 AM
Hyatt Regency Orlando has launched a new dining concept. The former Napa restaurant is now Urban Tide featuring Florida seafood and chic coastal cuisine. In addition the resort is developing a kosher kitchen which will be completed by Passover in April....
| Feb 20, 2015
When Efrain Lozada appeared on TV's "Undercover Boss" five years ago, Subway exec Don Fertman noted the young Orlando restaurant manager had a bright future in the business.
Lozada ran circles around Fertman, the chief development officer at Subway, and...
| Feb 19, 2015
Makes 6 servings
3 cups favorite jerk marinade
3 tablespoons chopped garlic
1 tablespoon freshly chopped thyme
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 cup water
4 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
5 pounds whole chicken wings
Dry jerk seasoning...