Orlando Dining News Round-Up January 6 2017: The Meatball Stoppe, Culver’s, PB&G at Four Seasons

We start the year off with a lot of Orlando dining news. In this week’s round-up: new openings, new chefs, and some local beverage news. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

The Southern-inspired, farm-fresh restaurant PB&G at Four Seasons Resort Orlando now has its own custom bourbon.

The Southern-inspired, farm-fresh restaurant PB&G at Four Seasons Resort Orlando now has its own custom bourbon.

In partnership with Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, this particular bourbon has been aged in a charred oak barrel since October 2004, and is made up of 60 percent corn, 35 percent rye, and a 5 percent malted barley base.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up December 15 2016: Fig & Julep, Shantell’s Cafe, PDQ

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

PDQ has added the Honey Butter Chicken sandwich to its menu

PDQ has added the Honey Butter Chicken sandwich to its menu. It’s made with fresh chicken breast fried, then dipped in homemade honey butter and served with bread and butter pickles on a toasted brioche bun.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up December 8 2016: Luma on Park, Melting Pot Orlando, Restaurant ASH

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

Luma on Park cocktails

Luma on Park in Winter Park is hosting a Carols and Cocktails holiday fundraiser on Saturday, December 10, from 6:30pm to 10pm.

Sip on Luma’s new holiday cocktails, The Rockefeller (bourbon, mulled spice infused amaro, maple apple cider syrup), and Snow Drift (vanilla and mint infused vodka, lime, tucca, mint foam), while enjoying the festive tunes by Central Florida Vocal Arts’ carolers.

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Out and About: The New Highball & Harvest Sunday Brunch at Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes

Out and About: The New Highball & Harvest Sunday Brunch at Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes

If you’re like me, nothing satisfies the hunger like a good brunch, and last weekend, I had the opportunity to try the new Sunday Brunch at Highball & Harvest at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes.

The brunch only runs from noon to 2pm, so we arrived just as they were opening the buffet area. Taking a quick spin around the room, I saw a nice selection of breakfast dishes, salads, cheeses, carved meats, savory dishes, and more.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up November 11 2016: 1921NVA, PizzeRizzo, Baoery

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: new openings, new brunches, special dining events, and a couple of closings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

1921 by Norman Van Aken will start Sunday brunch service November 13.

1921 by Norman Van Aken will start Sunday brunch service November 13. The menu is a la carte and features dishes such as Corn Tamale Scramble, Acorn Squash Salad, Chicken & Waffles served with Asian spiced syrup, and the Full Moon Saloon Fish Sandwich with frites.

Hours are 11:30am to 2pm, and reservations are suggested. The restaurant is located at 142 East 4th Avenue in Mount Dora.

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2016 Veterans Day Specials in Central Florida

Veterans Day Specials in Central Florida

If you served our country, some Central Florida businesses want to say thanks by offering free food, admission, and more on Veterans Day, November 11.

Here is a list of those who have a military I.D. to show, and all are valid on November 11, 2016 only, unless otherwise stated: Read more

Orlando Dining News Round-Up November 5 2016: DoveCote, Urbain 40, Orlando Brewing

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

DoveCote debuts a new Sunday brunch

DoveCote debuts a new Sunday brunch on November 6. The brasserie-style brunch menu features a variety of French-inspired dishes by Chef Clay, including his signature Croque Madame , Chicken & Sausage Casserole, Pearl Sugar Waffle and, of course, a classic French Fine Herb Omelet. Costs are a la carte.

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Out and About: Axum Market Cafe Opens at Dr. Phillips YMCA

Axum Market Cafe Opens at Dr. Phillips YMCA

Looking for a tasty and healthy place to grab a meal on the southwest side of town? Then you’ll want to check out Axum Market Cafe inside the newly renovated Dr. Phillips YMCA.

I was recently invited to visit the cafe, which does not require a YMCA membership to visit. There is indoor seating, as well as a newly opened patio area, which this time of year is nice.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up October 28 2016: Holler & Dash, Unibroue, Domu

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

Hard Rock Cafe Orlando is offering a limited time Vegetarian menu

Hard Rock Cafe Orlando is offering a limited time Vegetarian menu that includes: Ratatouille Flatbread; Grilled Ratatouille Wrap; Fennel, Beet & Orange Salad; Pico de Gallo Quinoa Arugula Salad; Cauliflower “Wings”; and a Cauliflower Burger (a house-made patty of cauliflower, garlic, egg, goat cheese, oregano and breadcrumbs, topped with zucchini, squash, Monterey Jack cheese, arugula, tomato and garlic aioli, served on a toasted brioche bun).

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Good Through Food Partners with Local Restaurants to Give Back

Good Through Food Partners with Local Restaurants to Give Back

The week of October 24-31, five Orlando-area restaurants are partnering together to help raise funds for those impacted by the Louisiana floods in the Baton Rouge area.

It’s part of an initative called Project 001. Louisiana, launched by Good Through Food, a new Orlando-based organization that strives to impact the world through food-related efforts.

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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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Demolition Starts for The Delaney Hotel and Delaney’s Tavern in Downtown South

The Delaney Hotel and Delaney's Tavern in Downtown South

The Delaney Hotel and Delaney’s Tavern has moved into its next phase of construction, with official demolition beginning this week.

The demolition event of the 39,000-square-foot building on October 18, was attended by elected officials, business leaders and members of the community, and gave an inside look into the highly anticipated hotel and restaurant.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up October 14 2016: Christner’s, The Meatball Stoppe, Central Florida Veg Fest

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

Christner's Prime Steak & Lobster

Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster is hosting another of their Cutting Board Dinner Series on Friday, October 21, with the Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Dinner. Enjoy four courses, including the main course of USDA Prime Strip with Osage Spinach and Chateau Potatoes. Cost is $135 including tax and gratuity. For reservations, please call 407.645.4443.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up October 8 2016: Bulla Gastrobar, Axum Market Café, Trevi Pasta Express

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: openings, chef’s dinners, festivals, and a closing. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Bulla Gastrobar opens in Winter Park

Bulla Gastrobar, Central Florida’s newest Spanish family-style restaurant, officially opened its doors on September 28 at Lakeside Crossing in Winter Park.

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