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 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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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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Orlando Dining News Round-Up September 30 2016: Pig Floyd’s, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Shake Shack

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: new openings, a limited menu, a dinner package, and an outdoor festival. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa - Mills 50

Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa has announced they are expanding with a second location in the Lake Nona Village on Narcoosee Road. Owner Thomas ‘Tito’ Ward is planning for a Spring 2017 opening.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up Sept 23, 2016: 4 Rivers, Da Kine Poke, Gringos Locos

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

4 Rivers Smokehouse Vegetarian Quesadilla

Up until now, the only vegetarian options at 4 Rivers Smokehouse locations were the delicious sides like collard greens and baked cheese grits. Now the brand has added five new options for those who don’t want meat.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up September 16, 2016: Taste of the Nation, Hunger Street, Capa Steakhouse

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

Orlando's Taste of the Nation

The numbers are in, and this year’s Taste of the Nation raised an amazing $279,487 to help fight childhood hunger.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up September 9, 2016: Christner’s, Se7enbites, Orlando Cat Cafe

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

Christner's Prime Steak & Lobster

Christner’s Cutting Board Dinner Series returns September 16 with a Jim Beam Bourbon Dinner. The interactive four-course small batch and single-barrel bourbon dinner will feature USDA Prime Bone-In Ribeye for the entree.

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.@ShakeShack Celebrates 100th Location with Free ShackBurgers Aug 16

Shake Shack I-Drive in Orlando

Twelve years after opening its first location at Madison Square Park in New York City, Shake Shack will open its 100th Shack at the Boston Seaport, on Tuesday, August 16th.

To celebrate this moment in Shake Shack’s history, the first 100 guests at Shacks worldwide on this day will receive a free single ShackBurger (or a burger of equal or lesser value, before 12PM).

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up July 29, 2016: Chuy’s, AbracadaBar, Bar Louie

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

Chuy's Green Chile Pork Tamales

Chuy’s will open their Winter Park location on August 2, 2016. Located at 170 S. Orlando Ave, in the Lakeside Crossing shopping center. This marks the fifth Central Florida location for the Tex-Mex brand.

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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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Orlando Dining News Round-Up June 10, 2016: The COOP, Oblivion Taproom, Maddey’s Craft & Cru

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

Chef James Petrakis of Cask & Larder will join Chef John Rivers for cooking demo and tasting at his restaurant, The COOP, on June 29

Special guest Chef James Petrakis of Cask & Larder will join Chef John Rivers for cooking demo and tasting at his Winter Park restaurant, The COOP, on June 29. The event is free, and starts at 6:30pm (though I recommend arriving early). Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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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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4 Rivers Celebrates National Brisket Day May 28

4 Rivers Celebrates National Brisket Day May 28

Come celebrate National Brisket Day, May 28th, with Florida’s Founding Father of Barbecue, John Rivers, who will be throwing a Red, White and Brisket Party at 4 Rivers Smokehouse’s flagship Winter Park store.

For one day only, 4 Rivers will be serving up its signature 18-hour, Smoked Angus Brisket in a Chili Cheese Brisket Burger ($7.99). Add two sides for $2.50. The restaurant will also be serving up Chili Cheese Fries ($4.99).

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Marlow’s Tavern Debuts New Spring Menu at Central Florida Locations

Marlow’s Tavern has debuted a new spring menu at its Central Florida locations, with an emphasis on seafood and lighter meal options.

Marlow's Tavern at Chipotle Lime Glazed Grilled Atlantic Salmon

New dishes include the Banh Mi Chicken Wrap, and Crispy Chicken Milanese. As for the seafood dishes, guests can choose from the following:

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