Orlando Main Streets is hosting its second Main Street Restaurant Week to promote its culinary members July 30 though August 13, 2016.
During this two week period, participating restaurants will offer a select prix fixe menu with price points of $5, $10, $20 and $30, determined by the restaurant’s normal pricing and the menu they put together.
In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up, chef’s dinners, new openings, and a few closings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
King Bao has opened at 710 N. Mills in the former Raphsodic Bakery spot. Individual bao are priced between $3 to $4, but King Bao specials are 2 bao and a non-alcoholic drink for $7 or 3 bao and a non-alcoholic drink for $9.
Park Ave CDs, Dear Prudence Shop, and Audubon Park Garden District play host to Vintage Valentine, an afternoon of swapping and shopping, on Sunday, February 9.
Vintage clothing vendors include Dechoes Resale, Retromended Vintage, Blue Betty, Other Peoples Property and many more. Park Ave CDs will be selling vinyl.
Eats will be provided by food trucks like Sushi & Seoul On The Roll, SwedeDISH Food Truck, Monsta Lobsta, and fantastic hummus. Redlight Red Light will be offering craft beers to slake your shopping thirst.
Vintage Valentine will run from 1pm to 6pm. Park Ave CDs is located at 2916 Corrine Dr in Orlando, so start your afternoon there.
East End Market, a neighborhood market and food hub in the Audubon Park Garden District of Orlando, will have their grand opening to the public on Friday, October 25, from 10am to 4pm.
The two-story structure is home to a dozen merchants, a large event space, a demonstration kitchen, an incubator kitchen, offices, retail shops, a full-time, award-winning caterer and a world-class restaurant.
Among the merchants are Fatto in Casa (Italian), Houndstooth Sauce Company, La Femme du Fromage (artisan cheese), Lineage Coffee Roasting, and Olde Hearth Bread Co.
Contiguous to the market hall is a farm-fresh restaurant called Txokos Basque Kitchen, a new culinary concept from the owners of Spanish River Grill in New Smyrna Beach. Txokos will source as many ingredients as possible from its East End Market neighbors and from the abundant and talented local farmers in Central Florida.
If you can’t make it Friday, weekend hours are 10am-7pm on Saturday, and 11am-6pm on Sunday.
East End Market is located at 3201 Corrine Dr. in Orlando. For more information, including a list of merchants, visit eastendmkt.com.
Audubon Park Garden District is putting their own spin on Orlando food truck gatherings with their upcoming Vinyl, Vintage and Food Trucks: Valentine’s Edition event on February 10, 2013.
Park Ave CDs and Dear Prudence Shop are partnering with APGD for this one day shopping fest that will have vinyl music (yes, actual records), vintage sellers, and food trucks all in one place.
Vintage clothing vendors Retromended, The Owl’s Attic, Other People’s Property and Lollipops & Pistols will be joining in.
Food Trucks participating will include Monsta Lobsta, Local Yolk’l, Fish Out Of Water, SwedeDISH, O’Strombolis and more.
The event will run from 1pm to 6pm.