Orlando Dining News Round-Up July 24, 2017: Ravenous Pig, Second Harvest Food Bank of CFL, Terralina Crafted Italian, More

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: special menus, new openings, and several closings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

The interior of the Ravenous Pig restaurant in Winter Park.

The Ravenous Pig in Winter Park is launching a special summer 3 course prix fixe lunch menu starting July 25, 2017. Cost is $22, with the option to add select wine pairings for $22 a bottle. This menu will rotate with seasonal lunch items and includes dessert.

The restaurant will also be hosting a “Neighborhood Pig Roast” on Saturday, August 5th. The menu will consist of pulled pork, ribs, black eyed peas, collards, cornbread and a seasonal dessert for $17 a plate.

Neighboring Cask & Larder Brewery‘s Summer beer release will take place the same weekend. “Lardermelon” and all C&L draughts will be $5 a pint.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up October 21 2016: Highball & Harvest, NOVA, Seito Sushi

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: chef’s dinners, new menus, and charity events. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Highball & Harvest has started serving Sunday Brunch.

Highball & Harvest has started serving Sunday Brunch. Located at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando at Grande Lakes, the brunch menu will change weekly, with the exception of some perennial favorites. Sourced from area farms and the resort’s own 7,000-square-foot garden, these include Southern comfort food like Smoked Pork Eggs Benedict with BBQ Hollandaise and Pecan-Smoked Bacon and Country Potatoes.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up July 15, 2016: Polite Pig, Homecoming Florida Kitchen, House of Pho

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: new openings and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Polite Pig at Disney Springs Spring 2017

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.

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2016 Negroni Week Hits Orlando June 6-12

Negroni Week Hits Orlando

The 2016 Negroni Week charity event takes place from June 6-12, with over 30 participating Central Florida bars and restaurants.

Negroni Week launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charitable causes around the world.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up June 3, 2016: The Ravenous Pig, Dandelion Communitea Cafe, CaddyShanks

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: special dinners, limited menus, new openings, and a few closings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

The Ravenous Pig

The Ravenous Pig has ended their lunch menu and are now only serving a dinner menu. The good news is they have also launched a new summer dinner menu with items like King Salmon, Seminole Pride Beef, Raw Oysters and Brandade Ravioli. (Above photo courtesy The Ravenous Pig)

Sister restaurant Cask & Larder is now open on Mondays starting June 6. To celebrate the first Monday, they are offering Pig Head Carnitas Steam Buns & 2 Beers for $25

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Cask & Larder and Bach Festival Society of WP Announce Second Annual Beer Release for Feb 13, 2016

For the second consecutive year, Cask & Larder and the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park will collaborate on a limited edition beer release to commemorate famed 18th century German composer Johann Sebastian Bach, a noted beer lover.

Cask & Larder

The 2016 Branderburger Bock, brewed by Cask & Larder head brewer Larry Foor, will be produced in a style that mimics the methods of brewing in Germany during the 18th century, when Bach enjoyed his brews.

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Orlando Dining Round-Up December 13, 2015: Dragonfly Robota, Cask & Larder, Mango’s Orlando

In this week’s dining news round-up, Dragonfly Robata hosts a sushi class, Cask & Larder’s brunch extension, new openings, plus much more. Ready?

Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi - Pink Soldier sushi

Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi will be hosting their second Behind the Knife: Sushi Class on Saturday, December 19. Cost is $60 per person and during the course, Chef de Cuisine David Song will provide his students with the tips, tricks and techniques it takes to make perfect sushi rice, and how to recognize sushi-grade fish based on color, texture and smell.

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Cask & Larder to Open Orlando International Airport Location in 2016

In last week’s Orlando Dining News Round-Up, we mentioned Central Florida fave Cask & Larder were expanding with an upcoming airport location. We now have a little more information.

Cask & Larder

For this new location, James and Julie Petrakis, the James Beard Award-nominated chefs/owners of Cask & Larder, have partnered with Johnny Rivers, a former Disney Corporate Executive Chef and Culinary Olympics Gold Medal recipient, and Peter Amaro Jr., president and COO of Master Concession Air, to bring the airport its first-ever locally sourced and seasonally driven eatery.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up for October 9: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Cask & Larder, and more.

In this week’s dining news round-up, we bring some tasty news about wine dinners, new locations of Orlando favorites, a Thai food fest, and more…

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse will host a “Top Rated Wines of the World Dinner” on October 18. The evening will pair some of the world’s top rated wines and spirits with a globally inspired five course meal. Dishes will include roasted wild mushrooms with creamy blue cheese polenta; slow-roasted pork carnitas with fresh avocado and South American Corn Cake; and filet mignon. Price is $95 per person (plus tax/gratuity), and reservations are required. To make reservations or for more information, visit ruthschris.com.
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Cask & Larder and Ravenous Pig Offering Swine & Dine Menus September 14 – 30

Beginning Monday, September 14th until Wednesday, September 30th, The Ravenous Pig and Cask & Larder will offer three-course Swine & Dine menus for only $30 per person

Cask & Larder and Ravenous Pig

The menus feature some of each restaurant’s most popular dishes, plus $2 from each dinner purchased will be donated to the Orlando Chapter of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. It’s a total foodie win-win!

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Swine & Sons Provisions in Winter Park Opens April 3, 2015

Swine & Sons Provisions, the latest food undertaking from Cask & Larder’s James and Julie Petrakis, opens to the public on Friday, April 3.

Swine & Sons Provisions
Swine & Sons Provisions – Southern Cuban sandwich with house-made chips

The dining menu consists of made-to-order sandwiches, like Pimento Grilled Cheese with bacon and pickled green tomato, and a Southern Cuban with country ham, roast pork, collards, pepper jelly, and swiss cheese. The house-made meats will also be sold by the pound to take home.

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Cask & Larder in Winter Park to Host Beer Vs. Whiskey Dinner on August 19, 2013 @CaskLarder

Cask & Larder brewsWinter Park’s gourmet restaurant Cask & Larder is hosting their first Beer Vs Whiskey Dinner on August 19.

This is a four course dinner where each course is paired with both a beer and a whiskey. There will also be a pre-dinner reception with pairings. The full menu can be found online at the caskandlarder.com.

Cost is $65 per person (including tax & gratuity), or $75 per person (incl tax & gratuity) if you’d like a copy of The Ravenous Pig: Seasons of Florida cookbook.

Reservations can be made by calling 321-280-4200.

Cask & Larder is located at 565 W. Fairbanks Ave in Winter Park.

Cask & Larder in Winter Park To Open For Lunch Starting in July

Cask & LarderGourmet restaurant Cask & Larder has announced that they will start serving lunch starting July 11, 2013.

They will be open from 11:30am until 2pm Wednesday through Saturday. Lunch will feature new dishes, including sandwiches and salads, as well as a few items from their dinner menu.

They will still be serving the brunch menu on Saturday and Sunday (opening at 10:30am on Sundays).

Dinner hours are 5:30pm to 10pm, and there is a bar late night menu that starts at 10pm.

Cask & Larder is located at 565 West Fairbanks Avenue in Winter Park

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