| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant is the newest addition to the Waterford Lakes Town Center enclave.
What makes Cooper's stand apart from the usual chains that thrive in east Orange County is its format: A combo platter of dining destination, winery,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Beer may be the focus of Darden's newest local player, but food is no afterthought at Yard House on International Drive.
The menu includes more than 145 items including salads, tacos, burgers, seafood, steaks and ribs. The upscale-casual eatery also...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Dexter’s, a small local restaurant chain that has been dishing up an upscale-casual café menu since 1984, has opened a new restaurant in the The Grove at Isleworth shopping center, 4744 S. Apopka Vineland Road in Orlando. Dexter’s also has...
| Jul 13, 2014
Bistro CloCo has added a taste of France to the international dining mix along Orlando's Restaurant Row.
French chef Julien Bouchet and Orlando consulting chef John Tan worked with chef de cuisine Alvaro DelBusto to create a classic French menu with...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Quaker Steak & Lube, a fast casual concept will develop four restaurants throughout Central Florida. Altamonte Springs' Wingnutz LLC plans to open Quaker Steak & Lube locations in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee over the next several years....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:21 PM
What makes a downtown cool?
Last week, Orlando city leaders announced plans to launch a yearlong initiative to make downtown Orlando a cool place to live, work and play. Certain cities across the country - Austin, Portland and Seattle - seem to have...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:48 PM
A new 4 Rivers Smokehouse opened today in east Orlando near UCF making it the sixth location in Florida for the popular barbecue restaurant chain.
Around lunchtime, lines extended out the door as guests waited to place orders for slow-cooked brisket,...
| Apr 13, 2014
The new Artisan's Table in downtown Orlando has a lot going for it.
The location off Orange Avenue is prime for downtown workers, concertgoers and sports fans headed to Amway Center and visitors staying at the nearby Grand Bohemian. Yes, the three...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Whitewood Modern Mediterranean Grill has opened a second location at 1210 S. International Parkway in Lake Mary (407-732-7777). Whitewood opened in downtown Orlando in 2012. The restaurant specializes in Greek- and Italian-inspired fare.
| May 4, 2014
Emeril's Tchoup Chop, the upscale Asian-Polynesian eatery at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, has undergone a transformation that includes a new chef de cuisine, general manager, updated menus and a minimally revamped interior.
| Apr 20, 2014
Txokos Basque Kitchen is an inspired take on the cuisine of Northern Spain. The restaurant in Orlando's East End Market was created by chefs Henry and Michele Salgado, owners of the award-winning Spanish River Grill in New Smyrna Beach.