Orlando Dining News Round-Up September 30 2016: Pig Floyd’s, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Shake Shack

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: new openings, a limited menu, a dinner package, and an outdoor festival. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa - Mills 50

Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa has announced they are expanding with a second location in the Lake Nona Village on Narcoosee Road. Owner Thomas ‘Tito’ Ward is planning for a Spring 2017 opening.

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Earls Kitchen + Bar has opened its first Orlando location at Mall at Millenia. The Canadian-based brand is located in the space that formerly housed Blue Martini, and bills itself as upscale-casual eatery. The menu features dishes from around the globe, including Korean Hot Wings, Sicilian Calamari, and Leroy’s Crispy Ribs, along with a selection of salads, steaks, burgers, sandwiches, and sushi.

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Shake Shack is offering a special Shacktoberfest menu through October 2. Items to try include a Brat Burger, the ShackMeister Brat, Bavarian-Style Soft Pretzel, and for your sweet tooth, an Apfelstrudel Shake, and a Black Forest Shake. All bratwursts are made by Usinger’s Famous Sausage Co., a Milwaukee-based, family-run butcher that has been making authentic German sausages for over 130 years. There are two Orlando-area locations: Winter Park, and I-Drive 360.

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La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil is partnering with Morimoto Asia to offer a limited time Disney Springs Dinner & Show package. Enjoy an appetizer, entree, and a non-alcoholic beverage from a prix fixe menu at Morimoto Asia, then enjoy the 9pm show at La Nouba. Prices start at $119 per person (+ tax) for adults and $99 (+ tax) for kids age 3-9.

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Tapa Toro at I-Drive 360 is bringing a taste of Feria De Seville, a traditional Spanish fair, to Orlando on Sunday, October 9. This free, family-friendly event, billed as Feria De Tapa Toro, will include free paella from Tapa Toro, live music, flamenco dancing entertainment and various interactive games.

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That’s it for this week. If you have any Central Florida dining news to share, drop it in comments or send it to us via our contact form. We’ll credit you if we use it.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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