| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Steven Schussler, CEO of Schussler Creative, made fanciful restaurants such as Rainforest Cafe, T-Rex Café and Yak & Yeti become reality. His latest project is the under-construction Boathouse, a 400-seat eatery that will help transition Downtown Disney...
| Dec 11, 2014
Goggles on, boys and girls. The test-kitchen food processor is wobbling like a Tilt-A-Whirl at the county fair. Before the holiday tidbits go wild, let's dish:
Let there be light. Hanukkah celebrations begin at sundown Tuesday and adding a sense of...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Hotels in Broward and Palm Beach counties are dolling up their rooms and public spaces in time for the peak winter travel season.
Renovation projects begun this summer are nearing completion, including makeovers to rooms, restaurants and lobbies.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A sign on the door of Elliott's Public House confirms the eatery at 1409 N. Orange Ave. in Orlando has closed. In addition the phone has been disconnected. Executive chef Karl Elliott had recently brought the former home of Brian's restaurant back to...
| Dec 7, 2014
American Gymkhana (JIM-kah-nuh) is a new Indian restaurant with a good deal of swank and a menu that exudes sultry, sassy flavors.
Located on Orlando's Restaurant Row, the space combines contemporary decor with an old-school, hunting-lodge vibe. The...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Hops and shops
Is Christmas shopping panic starting to take hold? Don't wait until you escape the mall for that calming glass of eggnog. In fact, you can skip the mall entirely if you're near the Audubon Park Garden District this week.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:45 AM
You don't have to be a movie buff to enjoy — and even learn from — the "Gone With the Wind: Reel to Real" exhibit currently at the Orange County Regional History Center.
The display puts visitors in two distinct mind-sets, one in the Civil...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:48 PM
This is the land of the perpetual festival. Every weekend of every year, somewhere in Central Florida there is a festival of arts, crafts, music, plants, animals, history, heritage, race, national origin and ethnicity.
As a roll call of Orlando...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Woof Gang Bakery is showing that one of the hottest trends in food is for canine tongues only.
The Orlando-based pet bakery chain and CEO Paul Allen announced plans last week to open a new corporate headquarters and production facility in southwestern...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:29 AM
The Pizzuti Companies expect to start work next week on The Sevens — a nine-story apartment complex that will further cement North Orange Avenue as downtown Orlando's newest residential hub.
With 333 units, public spaces, a restaurant and shops,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:29 PM
With a greater emphasis on seafood, Red Lobster revamped its menu Monday in the first changes since the restaurant chain went private.
Four new items and a reworked Ultimate Feast appeared on menus Monday along with a new national advertising campaign...