| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Mon dieu, just try getting a table for dinner at Be Our Guest, the fancy French restaurant at the Magic Kingdom.
You'll have to be a skillful planner and know your schedule six months ahead. That's how far in advance Walt Disney World takes reservations...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Look for additions small and large at Orlando's theme parks in 2014. Although the attractions, for the most part, haven't set exact dates yet, here are some that are worth watching.
•Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, Universal...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Universal CityWalk’s newest restaurant, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, officially opens today. The eatery is the second restaurant to debut as part of this year’s expansion to Universal’s entertainment complex. Featuring colorful...
| Jan 31, 2014
Today we reveal the winners of the Orlando Sentinel's 16th annual Foodie Awards, our readers' favorite places to eat and drink in 2013. I have noted my picks, too, but the main focus is your take on Central Florida's dining scene.
I have covered food at...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Tickets are on sale for Universal CityWalk's rebooted New Year's Eve celebration, now known simply as "Eve."
The party includes admission to six nightclubs (Groove, Rising Star, Red Coconut Club, Pat O'Brien's, Bob Marley’s – A Tribute to...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Eight new venues are coming to Universal's CityWalk by June, including new Italian and Mexican restaurants, a Hot Dog Hall of Fame and Cowfish, which will serve burgers and sushi.
Also on tap: a new 130-seat Starbucks, a Stone Cold Creamery, Menchies...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:17 PM
There will be a fiesta downstairs and a hacienda upstairs at Antojitos, the next big establishment set to open as part of Universal CityWalk's expansion.
Universal Orlando officials aren't sharing an opening date yet. "Very soon" is the most definite...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Antojitos, a colorful Mexican restaurant opening at Universal CityWalk, has entered preview mode. This a testing period leading up to the eatery's grand opening on Feb. 5.
The restaurant, operating in the space formerly occupied by Latin Quarter,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Florida tourism hit another milestone and record high in 2013 with 94.7 million visitors traveling to the state, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday.
That's a 3.5 percent jump from 2012's previous high of 91.5 million visitors, according to preliminary...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Sixty-seven years ago, Gene Autry was riding down Santa Claus Lane when he was inspired to write "Here Comes Santa Claus." Today, his tune is still a Christmas mainstay, and the parade where it all began strives to be one, too.
The Hollywood Christmas...
| Dec 6, 2013
With its ill-gotten loot, femme fatale and ends-of-the-earth locales, "Swerve" looks at first like a promising genre entry from Down Under, where the bar is set high. It might be the country's physical isolation or its penal-colony legacy, but a number of...