| Feb 8, 2014
Sarina Zhang, an 18-year-old rising classical-music star, will perform with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra this weekend on a program titled "Russian Romance." The concert has Saturday-evening and Sunday-afternoon performances.
Zhang, a Julliard...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Central Florida restaurants are wooing diners on Valentine's Day, and it's not just the traditional romantic eateries hoping you will make a date with them.
If you haven't reserved a table at your favorite high-end restaurant, you may already be too...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The bedazzling of Thornton Park continues with the impending opening of Pagne, a new champagne lounge coming soon to Eola Drive.
According to a press release, Pagne is set for an opening in late February or early March at 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando,...
| Feb 2, 2014
The dynamic trio has done it again.
In 2011, Loren Falsone, Tyler Brassil and Dominick Tardugno brought us The Table Orlando, a wonderful supper club on Restaurant Row.
Now they've created another winner: The Pharmacy, an eatery and bar with a speak-...
| Jan 31, 2014
Today we reveal the winners of the Orlando Sentinel's 16th annual Foodie Awards, our readers' favorite places to eat and drink in 2013. I have noted my picks, too, but the main focus is your take on Central Florida's dining scene.
I have covered food at...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Outback Steakhouse will break ground Monday, Feb. 10 on International Drive in Orlando. The new restaurant is at 8445 International Drive in the Orlando Eye dining and entertainment complex. Opening late summer or early fall, the location will bring about...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The Original Alfonso's Pizza and Sports Bar, which opened last year in College Park, is now known as — well, nothing.
The Edgewater Drive restaurant is still open. But the name "Alfonso's" has been removed from its sign; employees are not...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:21 AM
As retailers began to layoff some of the employees they hired for the holiday season, planned layoffs across the nation increased in January, said outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday.
But not in Florida, there were 812 announced...
| Feb 9, 2014
Kabooki Sushi is raising the bar for sushi and cutting-edge fusion cuisine in Central Florida. And chef Henry Moso's menu changes daily to reflect the best seasonal ingredients.
The restaurant is in a drab strip mall across from Orlando Fashion Square....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:43 AM
The Orlando restaurant that UCF and NFL football great Daunte Culpepper helped open on University Boulevard near his Orange County alma mater has closed. The Knight-themed upscale-casual sports bar opened in August of 2013. Culpepper's involvement was...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Panda Express --Guests will be treated to a free single serving of Firecracker Chicken Breast on Jan. 31. Guests will also be offered a Chinese traditional red envelope containing a surprise offer. Guests may download a coupon for a free serving of...