| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:56 AM
It’s time to vote for your favorite restaurants in the Orlando Sentinel's 17th Annual Foodie Awards.
The online ballot has more than 45 categories including fine dining, wine list, breakfast, brunch, power lunch, food trucks, coffeehouses and bars...
| 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...
| 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;...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Funky Monkey Inc., the operator of three restaurants in the Orlando area, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing up to a million in debt.
Eddie Nickell, president and founder of the company, said he intends to continue operating the three remaining...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:33 PM
The Akerman law firm, which has about 60 lawyers in Orlando, announced Thursday that it has formed a new restaurant industry group.
The group will organize the resources of about 30 lawyers and lobbyists that have experience representing restaurant...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:47 PM
On a holiday, dinner out can be the best gift of all. Local hotels and resorts are always good bets for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining, and many restaurants are planning lavish menus as well. Here is a sampling of what's on the menu Dec. 24 and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Funky Buddha has been buzzing all week in Oakland Park — and not just with customers looking for cold brews.
Behind the scenes, past the tap room, past the 6,000-gallon brewing tanks, there's been whizzing, bottle clinking and lots of production...
| 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...