| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:24 AM
Memories of India has opened a second location at 8204 Crystal Clear Lane, Suite 1600, in Orlando near Florida Mall, says chef/owner Kong Chang. The restaurant, which also has a popular Lake Mary outpost at 3895 Lake Emma Road, had closed its Turkey...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:40 PM
Dickey’s Barbecue, a family run joint from Texas, is opening a new location at 599 S. Chickasaw Trail number in Orlando this week with a three-day celebration.
Thursday March 5 the first 50 dine-in guests after the 11 a.m. grand opening will...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 1:44 PM
Local high school students won honors in the recent ProStart Culinary Team Competition at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando. Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s Educational Foundation put on the contest that involved 49 high schools. Cypress...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:53 AM
Opening dates announced for new food eateries at Artegon Marketplace Orlando. Four food kiosks are scheduled to open this month in the center’s Great Hall.
At Florida’s first U Roll Express, customers can create their own sushi roll by...
| Feb 19, 2015
Congrats to Orlando's own fab retro-rad Emily Ellyn, who won last weekend's episode of "Cutthroat Kitchen" on the Food Network. The "Whatchoo Taco'ing About, Alton?" show will be repeated at 11 p.m. Feb. 26 and 2 a.m. Feb. 27. You can check out guest...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 12:11 PM
Maddey's Craft & Cru, an Italian-inspired American bistro, is coming to downtown Orlando. The restaurant will serve fine pastas, artisanal pizza, craft beers and fine wine near the intersection of Central Boulevard and Orange Avenue. The kitchen will...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 7:23 AM
Noodles & Co., a fast-growing chain, is adding two more Central Florida locations. Restaurants will open soon at 2683 E. Colonial Drive (Fashion Square) and 2855 S. Orange Ave., both in Orlando. There are other Noodles & Co. outposts at 12529 State Road...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:41 PM
A Mokena man accused of killing a bicyclist in a hit-and-run accident in Florida in 2011 faces extradition and up to 30 years in prison on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving death, officials said.
Roy Rauch, 58, was arrested...
| 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...