| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Chris Christini, Christini's Orlando: Hidden in a sea of neon and traffic, Christini's is among the elders of Restaurant Row and still among the top tier of go-to restaurants for special occasions.
Yoshie Cabral, retired sushi chef at Disney's...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:51 PM
U.S. News & World Report today released its Best Nursing Homes 2014 report, highlighting the top nursing homes in every state and nearly 100 major metropolitan areas.
In Metro Orlando, 16 nursing homes made the cut. Each received five stars. The...
| Feb 26, 2014
I'm ticked off that so many people misuse the word "fiancé." If you do not have a wedding ring and a date set for the wedding they are not your fiancé. No one has a fiancé for years and years on end.
Yes, if you appear to have fallen asleep and the light...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Altamonte Springs BurgerFi, the largest restaurant the chain has ever built, is opening in April. The fast food eatery specializes in all-natural, free-range burgers, veggie burgers, Kobe beef hot dogs, gourmet toppings, desserts and craft beer and wine....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Don't let Apopka's sleepy, small-town facade fool you.
The politics are fierce.
In a move that would make Frank Underwood proud, Apopka Mayor John Land managed to use a public meeting to link his best-funded challenger to an unpopular bottled water...
| Feb 12, 2014
What age should children be to help in the kitchen? An article at KitchenDaily.com says some children can start as young as age 2. Children can help with prep at different ages while being supervised. Start with cleaning vegetables or pouring pre-measured...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he plans to push lawmakers to budget $55 million for restoration of the Sunshine State's pollution-choked natural springs.
The announcement comes as lawmakers gear up to battle over potentially massive springs...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:58 AM
You know Florida, it can be cold one day and warm the next. In fact we could go the rest of the winter without another frost or freeze. It has happened before. But I guess what we all want to know is what do we do with the cold damaged plants?
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:35 PM
A federal judge in Orlando on Thursday sentenced two former executives of a now-defunct Longwood investment brokerage to nine years in prison for their role in a currency trading scheme that bilked investors out of more than $17 million.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:09 PM
It's an election cycle away, but state Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, said today that he's pondering a run for Florida attorney general in 2018.
The 2014 race is set on the GOP side, with incumbent Pam Bondi likely to face a Democrat that...
| 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...