| 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...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 9:55 AM
East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801.
West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:59 AM
"Robert Earl’s Be My Guest" makes another Orlando stop at noon Monday, Oct. 20 on the Cooking Channel. This time he is at the Earl of Sandwich. On this episode restaurateur Earl tackles cross country breakfast, lunch and dinner.
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:53 AM
"Robert Earl’s Be My Guest” is focusing its lens on Central Florida on Monday, Oct. 13 at noon. The new Cooking Channel series will feature one of his own restaurants, Buca di Beppo, here in Orlando. In the episode he takes on a new role and...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Three Central Florida Jimmy John's restaurant locations were among 216 nationwide hit by a credit card security breach, the company announced.
The Champaign, Illinois-based sandwich shop is notifying customers of the data breach, which may include...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Norwegian Cruise Line has appointed hospitality veteran Drew Madsen as its president and chief operating officer, the Miami-based cruise company announced.
He brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in the hospitality and consumer products...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:24 PM
A Clermont woman who spent $4 million from fraudulent income-tax returns on cosmetic surgeries, luxury cars and an Orlando restaurant was recently sentenced to federal prison.
Orlando-based U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. sentenced Tanya Fox to...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 10:18 AM
When news broke in late 2012 that Orlando's venerable Merita Bread Bakery would close, reaction ranged from concern for workers losing their jobs to questions about the fate of the huge Merita sign overlooking Interstate 4 — a Central Florida icon...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 10:14 AM
A former Orlando restaurant executive has taken the top role at Cheddar's Casual Cafe restaurants and is expanding the low-cost casual dining chain in Central Florida.
Ian Baines, CEO at the Dallas-based company, visited Orlando last week to open a...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:39 PM
After months of complaints about traffic and parking at Trader Joe's in Winter Park, a developer has abandoned plans for a mixed-use complex across the street.
Chuck Whittall, president of Unicorp National Developments, had proposed to build The Luxe, a...