| Oct 6, 2013
Earlier this year chef-owner Steve Saelg permanently parked The Crooked Spoon, his popular food truck, to open a similarly named restaurant in Clermont.
The Crooked Spoon Gastropub is in a wonderfully transformed Friendly's restaurant fronting U.S....
| Oct 4, 2013
Ordinarily we don't look for restaurants that have a side of fright on the menu, but October has become a 31-day celebration of all things that go bump in the night.
From theme parks to extravagant home parties, Halloween is much more than trick-or-...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Pine 22, a downtown Orlando burger bar closed Sunday, but restaurateur Suzanne Bonham, says the company is actively looking for another smaller location in the city center and has signed a lease for a Clermont location to open soon.
| Oct 2, 2013
Check out festivals and events in October across the state.
View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Sep 29, 2013
The Bistro on Park Avenue has a lot of lines in the water: The Winter Park eatery is one part German restaurant with a hefty measure of New Orleans influence. Starters and desserts rock, but in between there are pitfalls.
Tucked off Park Avenue in the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Early on Father's Day morning, 21-year-old Christian Maas was driving on a quiet back road in Lake County with a friend. He was sober and abiding by the speed limit.
But accidents happen.
Maas, a 2010 Eustis High graduate, lost control of the car...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar plans to open 3 new locations in the Orlando area in the next 2-3 years. Each Boston’s location creates between 40-60 new jobs per location. There are already three Boston’s locations in Jacksonville,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Steve White, founder and owner of Porkie's Original BBQ, has announced that the restaurant has teamed with NEXT Franchise Systems, a franchise development company based in Orlando, to assist in the development and growth of the Porkie's franchise program....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Is it the Beefy Spuds? The milk shakes? The fresh-cut roast beef?
Whatever it is, Beefy King in Orlando has managed to stay open for 45 years, and that's quite a feat in Central Florida.
Orlando Sentinel Food Editor Heather McPherson wrote about Beefy...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Wine Spectator magazine's 2013 Wine List awards included nods to 40 Orlando area restaurants. This year, 3,793 were named award winners, spanning all 50 U.S. states and 76 other countries and territories, along with 11 cruise ships.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:18 PM
GFS Marketplace store is opening on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. at2655 West New Haven Ave. in West Melbourne. GFS Marketplace -- a food service store that caters to the home cook as well as the restaurant and catering trade -- has stores in Orlando,...