Orlando Dining News Round-Up July 22, 2016: Emeril’s Orlando, DoveCote, Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops
In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up, chef’s dinners, new openings, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
The Happy Hour at Emeril’s Orlando just got better, with the addition of $1 oysters. From 3-6pm daily, guests can enjoy fresh oysters for $1 each, in addition to the $5 small plates and half-priced beers and well drinks. Emeril’s is located at Universal Orlando CityWalk.
With a flourish of flames, Skull Island: Reign of Kong was officially opened at Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando.
Members of the 8th Wonder Expedition Company took to the stage to theatrically announce the attraction was now open to all to experience.
This evening, Disney Parks will live stream “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular Fireworks,” from Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This new show debuted last month, and brings the Star Wars universe to life via themed fireworks, lasers, special effects and video projections of iconic characters and scenes from the complete saga, all set to the unforgettable score of the film series.
Today is National Ice Cream Day, but let’s be honest, every day this hot summer is ice cream day, am I right? However, since today is an official ice cream day, I’ve picked my fave spots in Orlando to enjoy this creamy treat.
We’re still a few months off from the start of the 21st Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, but Walt Disney World has released the line-up for this year’s Eat to the Beat concert series.
The line-up is a great mix of 80s and 90s superstars. There are a lot of returning favorites, but there are also eight new ones playing the fest this year: Wang Chung, BoDeans, Plain White T’s, Jeffrey Osborne, Toad The Wet Sprocket, Living Colour, Soul Asylum, and Delta Rae.
Here is the complete line-up of artists scheduled to play the 2016 edition of the Eat to the Beat concert series:
In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: new openings and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
James and Julie Petrakis (The Ravenous Pig, Cask & Larder) dropped two newsworthy bits of information last week.
First they will be opening a new eatery next year at Disney Springs called the Polite Pig. They are partnering with James’ brother Brian (Greens & Grille) for this fast casual restaurant that will serve wood-fired smoked and grilled items – think sandwiches and salads – as well as a full drink menu that will include beer brewed at Cask & Larder.
Love the hip hop, rap, and R&B of the 90s? The Amway Center has announced the I Love the 90’s Tour will make a stop in Orlando on Saturday, December 3, 2016.
The I Love the 90’s Tour will feature some of the most iconic names in rap, hip hop and R&B including Salt-N-Pepa, Coolio, Tone Loc, All-4-One, Young MC, Kool Moe Dee and many more.
Acclaimed violinist, New York Times Best Selling author, and YouTube visionary, Lindsey Stirling, will play the Bob Carr Theater on Saturday, October 29, 2016
A classically trained violinist from Gilbert, Arizona, Stirling is one of the biggest artist development breakthrough stories in recent years.
Every month, except November and December, the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando hosts a live concert called Velvet Sessions. It’s a 21 and over event that features classic rock and pop artists performing in an intimate club-like atmosphere.
This month, Molly Hatchet will be performing on Thursday, July 28.
This afternoon, Disney Parks will live stream “Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire,” live from Cinderella’s Castle at Magic Kingdom.
The new stage show debuted last month, and brings beloved Disney stories to life in a spectacular performance that features an original song, memorable music, dancing, delightful costumes and magical special effects.
Universal Orlando has announced that Michael Myers will be returning to Halloween Horror Nights 26 with an all new house.
The original Halloween maze created for Halloween Horror Nights 24 was a massive success in 2014. And just like the events in Halloween II started immediately after the end of the first film, the HHN 26 maze will open with the final scene from the HHN 24 maze, where Myers is presumed dead after falling from a bedroom window.
In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: chef’s dinners, new openings, and doughnuts. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
He’s made a name in the music world as a member of ‘NSync, and hosted several TV shows. Now Joey Fatone launching a hot dog cart at Florida Mall‘s dining pavilion.
Called Fat One’s Hot Dogs and Italian Ice, it will open in August and feature menu items with playful names like “The Boybander” and “The Gone Hollywood.” Even the business name is a play on Fatone’s name, as he was often pointed out by haters as being the larger one in ‘NSync.
On Monday, July 25, the Broadway and Orlando theatre communities will unite to perform From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert for Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
The one-night only show will be a healing night of music and dance to honor the 49 victims. It features song, dance and special appearances from some of the biggest names on Broadway including: