| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Little Greek, a Tampa-based fast-casual restaurant chain, is set to open this spring in Orlando's Waterford Lakes at 855 N. Alafaya Trail. This is Little Greek’s first location in Orlando, with a planned build out of 16 to 20 restaurants.
| Feb 27, 2015
Central Florida is once again in the national culinary spotlight. Five local chefs are contenders in the annual James Beard Foundation awards.
Among the 20 semifinalists in the Best Chef South category are Kathleen Blake of The Rusty Spoon, Orlando;...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Looking for free stuff to do this week?
St. Patrick's Day Parade: includes a parade, Irish dancers and music. 2 p.m. Sunday, Downtown Winter Park, Park Ave., Winter Park, free, 407-222-0648.
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Few national cuisines make use of the lowly potato the way Irish cooks do. The true Irish St. Patrick's Day reveler would never sully their beer with emerald green food coloring. But you can count on the faithful to make sure potatoes in one form or...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:27 AM
Showcasing Central Florida's best farm-to-table restaurants and artisanal food purveyors, Eat Local Week is Saturday-March14. This celebration casts a spotlight on the chefs, farms and individuals who support homegrown fare.
It's easy for food lovers to...
| Jan 26, 2015
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa.
Twin Line Enterprises LLC,10123 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg, 34788.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:44 AM
Central Florida restaurants have sweet deals for Valentine's Day. Reservations are filling up fast for the Feb. 14 celebration. Here is a sampling of local specials (not all prices include tax and gratuity):
American Gymkhana, 7559 W. Sand Lake Road,...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Orlando’s tourism and hospitality industry needs a lot of janitorial services, and there’s a new player in the market now – Fort Lauderdale-based CJS Global.
CJS, founded in 2012, recently announced that it took on new clients in the...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Preservation of Florida foodways — where food culture, culinary traditions and agricultural history intersect — is the theme of the 2015 Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame.
We received almost 300 nominations for this year's honor,...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:22 PM
With more than 120,000 hotel rooms in the region, many hotels seeking a competitive edge are remodeling — adding everything from water parks to meeting rooms, while overhauling restaurants and buying new furniture.
One reason for the renovations is...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:20 AM
Emeril's Florida television show stops at Orlando's East End Market, and Winter Park's Scratch restaurant. The show airs at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1 on the Cooking Channel. Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse visits three unique Central Florida food venues...