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