CSO was recently invited out to Highball and Harvest at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando to sample the new menu created by recently appointed chef de cuisine Scott Pizzo.
Chef Pizzo, formerly of Ravenous Pig/Cask & Larder, has created some flavorful dishes that put a spin on the modern-Southern cuisine of the restaurant..
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.
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.
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.
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Spa will host the “Turn Back the Hands of Time” event on Friday, November 18, showcasing the best new products and treatments.
Learn the inside scoop on anti-aging advancements during the event’s educational keynote presentation, “The Spectrum of Anti-Aging Enhancements,” covering everything from organic skincare products to medical devices, injectables and fillers.
In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: chef’s dinners, a new grocer, and free tacos. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
Lucky’s Market is holding the Grand Opening Celebration of their Orlando store on June 22. The company based out of Colorado, wiil hold its signature Bacon Cutting Ceremony at 10am. The grocer is located at 11750 E Colonial Dr, near the intersection of N. Alafaya Trail.
Wine is often paired with food, but when you pair it with shoes, and the evening benefits Second Harvest Food Bank, you have the wonderful Wine Women & Shoes Orlando, now in its sixth year.
Mark your calendar for April 30, buy your tickets, and enjoy an afternoon of wine, shopping, fashion and compassion at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes.
In celebration of another year of superb dining experiences, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has unveiled its 100 Best Restaurants in America for 2015.
Making the list is Norman’s at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando. The restaurant celebrates Chef Norman Van Aken’s “New World Cuisine,” combining the influences that make Florida such a deliciously unique place to eat. Norman’s is also the recipient of the prestigious AAA 4 Diamonds and Mobil 4 Stars Awards, as well as the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
This weekend, I was honored to attend this year’s Orlando’s Taste of the Nation event at Orlando World Center Marriott, and it was a fabulous event full of great food and lots of giving.
The event raises benefits Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry platform, as well as local organizations Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.