| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:12 AM
The March edition of the Soundboard Talks video series goes into the studio with one of the forces in the Orlando music scene.
If there’s a common thread that runs through the best recorded music that comes out of the Orlando scene, it’s the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
If you like to eat out but don't want to spend a lot of money, consider visiting one of Central Florida's food-truck gatherings. There's everything from sushi to barbecue to crepes and cupcakes, and you can fill up for $10 or so.
A few of my favorites...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:42 PM
This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries.
Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Con las llaves del carro sobre la mesa, donde también se ven un par de cervezas, Grecia Calderón levanta la mano al escuchar la pregunta: ¿Quién de ustedes es el conductor elegido?
"Yo soy la que maneja casi siempre cuando salimos los tres, porque las...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek sent us this photo of Scott C. from Casselberry, who collected a $200,480 jackpot Friday.
The jackpot was won a progressive, $2 Superman slot machine as manufactured by Aristocrat. Those are the folks who make the new...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Adam Halal Meats & Grocery: 7329 Lake Underhill Road (Rena's Plaza), Orlando; 407-384-8604 (Islamically slaughtered meats, spices, fish; some West Indian foods)
Aladdin Café Grocery & Bakery: 1015 E. State Road 436 (Summit Plaza), Casselberry; 407-331-...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:56 PM
A former Orlando-area bank executive has been charged with criminal bank fraud in an alleged scheme that used fabricated documents and a bogus land sale to bilk hundreds of thousands of dollars from Bank of America Corp., federal prosecutors say.
| 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)
May 2: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Vassilis Coumbaros brought family recipes from Athens, Greece when he moved to the United States in 2000. About six months ago, Coumbaros used those recipes to create Healthy Greek Eats, which produces meze: products such as hummus, tzatziki, Greek yogurt...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:48 AM
In Tuesday's column I offered a quick and easy guide to Orange County's charter questions that will be on the ballot. Now it's your turn Seminole County. Here I look at the county-wide school tax referendum as well as the questions that will appear on...