Orlando Area Dining News Roundup February 23, 2018: Pig Floyd’s, Pizza Bruno, Be Our Guest, and More

 Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa 

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several new soon-to-be open restaurants, new menus, and a charity night. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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Pig Out for a cause at Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa at their original Mills 50 location on Monday, February 26 from 4-8pm. 15% of all proceeds between those hours will benefit Florida Hospital for Children Pediatric Rehabilitation.

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Pizza Bruno is relaunching their Brunch every Saturday and Sunday

Pizza Bruno is relaunching their Brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 3pm. The Italian-style menu items range from sweet to savory and include the Dutch Baby ($9) with amish butter, sea salt and maple syrup; Eggs in Purgatory ($12) with farm eggs, arrabiata, polenta, and pecorino; Pizza Amatricana ($14) with tomato, chili, red onion, guanciale, and pecorino, and more. For additional information and to view the full menu, visit pizzabrunofl.com.

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Be Our Guest restaurant at Magic Kingdom

Starting June 27, Be Our Guest restaurant at Magic Kingdom will become a Signature Dining restaurant for dinner. The new menu will now be a three-course French-inspired dinner that includes your choice of appetizer and entrée, followed by a personal dessert platter. Rumored price is $55.

The appetizer menu will include favorites like the French Onion Soup in addition to new offerings like Charred Octopus with citrus-laced fingerling potatoes, pickled hearts of palm and red pepper coulis; Escargot with herb garlic butter and toasted gremolata; and a selection of assorted meats and artisanal cheeses such as chicken liver pâté, chorizo sausage Manchego, and truffle tremor.

The main course will feature entrées such as Grilled Center-Cut Filet Mignon with potato au gratin, Romano beans, Cipollini marmalade and a cherry-laced red wine reduction or the Smoked Black-Eye Pea Tortellini with roasted seasonal vegetables, tomato relish and basil-scented tomato water. Other enticing dishes include Poulet Rouge Chicken, Saffron-Infused Seafood Bouillabaisse, Roasted Lamb Chops and Kurobuta Pork Tenderloins.

Reservations for this new dinner open today, February 23rd, and can be booked online or by calling 407-WDW-DINE (407-939-3463).

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Tacos My Guey has moved from its Kissimmee location to Hunter’s Creek in the Parkway Village (13526 Village Park Dr #212, Orlando, FL 32837).

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Matador Tacos & Tapas to open April 2018 in historic Downtown Kissimmee. It’ll be next door to Kissimmee Diner.

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That’s it for this week. If you have any Central Florida dining news to share, drop it in comments or send it to us via our contact form. We’ll credit you if we use it.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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