In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: new openings, a charity dinner, limited menu items, and Disney dining. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
MidiCi, a Neapolitan-style pizza company, is opening its first Florida location in Kissimmee in December. The upscale pizzeria features a menu with authentic Neapolitan offerings with ingredients from Italy, ensuring a real Neapolitan pizza experience – from artisan burratas and traditional Neapolitan pizzas to a diverse selection of craft beers and fine wines.
Tapa Toro has announced they will be hosting Sabor! A Summer Wine Dinner Experience on three select nights this summer.
Join Executive Chef, Wendy Lopez & Chef de Cuisine, Francisco Galeano for a new wine dinner series featuring 5 courses of off-the-menu dishes with fresh Spanish ingredients, all complete with fine wines imported from remote regions in Spain.
Once a year, the Orlando Weekly produces a culinary event called Bite30, that offers great prix fixe deals at select restaurants for an entire month.
From June 1-30, participating restaurants offer special prix fixe menus that offer multi-course lunches or dinners at a set price. Diners get the opportunity to try multiple dishes on the restaurant’s menu for about the cost of a single entree, and restaurants get to showcase their specialty dishes.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this month, several Orlando-area restaurants are promoting “pink” menu items to create awareness and raise funds for research.
At Bento Café, you can choose to make any of their sushi rolls pink for an extra dollar. They will use a pink soy paper, and all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. They have several Central Florida locations including downtown Orlando, Dr. Phillips, and UCF.
We have word the much-anticipated Tapa Toro restaurant will open at I-Drive 360 to serve authentic Spanish cuisine to Orlando on Monday, June 29.
Tapa Toro will pay tribute to classic and contemporary Spanish cuisine with a tapas menu, which will make use of imported signatures like chorizo and sherry, as well as local produce and organic proteins.
Last month we told you about a new Spanish restaurant that was going to open in the I-Drive 360 complex. This week we found out that the restaurant has already undergone a name change prior to opening.
It has come to the attention of the owners, Katerina and Vassilis Coumbaros, that the original name, Toca Boca, was already being used by an international gaming company. In order to not have any confusion, they have decided to with a new name: Tapa Toro.