| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Check out festivals and events in May across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Through May 19: Epcot International...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:40 AM
What's happening in food and dining around South Florida.
Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille
Riverside Hotel, 620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-467-2555, RiversideHotel.com
Three years after shuttering the Grill Room, the historic Riverside...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Get in on the fun of Stein Mart's one-year anniversary Saturday at The Market Place in Irvine. The store is giving away eight $50 gift cards throughout the day and a free pair of spa socks to the first 250 customers who make a purchase, according to a...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:53 AM
When Ho Sum Bistro first opened in 1987, there was virtually no other Asian fusion restaurant in the area and the notion of healthy Asian cuisine didn't exist. "Califoriental" was the way they described their concept, and we both went back many times...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Fresh-cooked pasta tossed with olive oil, basil, garlic and tomatoes ... local fish grilled with lemon and capers ... fresh figs and pistachios for dessert ... a glass of red wine ... Sounds easy and delicious, right? This style of eating is the very...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Mojo-flavor grilled shrimp makes a limited-time appearance on the menu boards at Pollo Tropical.
Timed to these days of Lent, guest can have shrimp on the popular TropiChop ($4.99 small / $6.99 large), Shrimp quesadilla wrap ($2.99) and Shrimp...
| Mar 17, 2013
Blue Elephant has been on my dining to-do list since it opened in August. By the time I made it to the dining room in Lake Mary's eclectic Colonial TownPark, the restaurant had changed its name.
Now known as Thai Thani, the Seminole County eatery is...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Patricia O'Neill from Granger, Ind., was seeking a recipe for making rolled sponge cake filled with strawberry-flavored whipped cream. She said she enjoyed this cake at a wedding when she was a child and has tried to reproduce it but has always failed...
| Mar 1, 2013
Two special fundraisers took place at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185 last weekend. In the big hall was a "celebration of love and support" for the Kessler Family, featuring several bands, a silent auction, raffles, food and door prizes.
| Mar 3, 2013
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — We had been collecting frequent-flier points for years. My husband, Keith, and I thought that, yes, of course, we would use them. We would fly around the world. Business class. Maybe next year.
Queen Latifah shoved...
| Mar 2, 2013
Is ceviche poised to become as popular as sushi or sashimi in L.A.? It could happen. I'm thinking Ricardo Zarate is onto something as the Peruvian chef (Mo-Chica, Picca) gets ready to open a ceviche concept called Paiche. Raw seafood marinated in lime...