Orlando Area Dining News Roundup March 24, 2018: National Paella Day, Foxtail Coffee, DOMU, and More

National Paella Day is March 27 and Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park is celebrating with complimentary paella samples from 5-7pm during happy hour, and $5 red sangrias all-day.

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several new restaurants, a Chef dinner, doughnuts, and a holiday deal. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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National Paella Day is March 27 and Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park is celebrating with complimentary paella samples from 5-7pm during happy hour, and $5 red sangrias all-day. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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Tapa Toro at I-Drive 360 in Orlando is also celebrating National Paella Day on March 27 by offering a free bottle of house wine with your paella purchase. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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There are still seats available for The Ravenous Pig‘s next Chef Collab Series Dinner on March 25. James & Julie Petrakis along with Nick Sierputowski will welcome Chef Frank Anderson of The Rez Grill at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa for a ive-course dinner will featuring Frog Song Organics and Border Springs Lamb. Tickets are available by calling 407.628.2333 for $125++ per person.

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Foxtail Coffee continues its rapid expansion with a new location in Altamonte Springs that will feature the brand's first drive-thru.

Foxtail Coffee continues its rapid expansion with a new location in Altamonte Springs that will feature the brand’s first drive-thru. It will also offer new food options from an in-house kitchen, and the space contains a patio for outdoor café-style seating. It’s located at 478 N. State Road 434.

In addition to the Altamonte location, Foxtail recently opened Foxtail’s Farmhouse, a new concept next to its original Winter Park space, as well as a downtown location. Plans are in the works for multiple additional locations in the Orlando area.

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Starting March 26, DOMU at East End Market will have new operating hours:

sunday – thursday dinner
• dining 5:30-10:00pm
• bar 5:00-10:00pm

friday + saturday dinner
• dining 5:30-11:00pm
• bar 5:00-11:00pm

saturday + sunday brunch
• dining 11:00am-2:30pm
• bar 11:00am – after dinner

They will also be hosting a special Spring Edition Wine Down on April 11th from 5:30-9pm with lite bites and $15 bottomless wine, champagne, sangria, and Yuenging draft beer. Complimentary valet available.

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Bonchon, known for its Korean fried chicken, is opening its second Central Florida location in Waterford Lakes at 504 N. Alafaya Trail, Suite 118, by the end of the month. Florida’s first Bonchon opened last August near the Orlando International Airport on Semoran in the Orlando Gateway Village Circle plaza.

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Andy’s Frozen Custard has opened its first Florida location on International Drive, on the north end next to Sonic Drive-In. Look for another to open off Rinehart Road next to Buffalo Wild Wings in Sanford later this year.

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Bar Louie now has a location on International Drive near the Orlando Eye. Happy hour from 4-7pm Mon-Fri features half off selected apps and flatbreads in addition to drink specials.

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is now offering the Reese’s Peanut Butter Egg Doughnut, which will be available for a limited time, along with the Spring Chick and Spring Sprinkles Doughnuts at all Krispy Kreme shops in Central Florida.

The Reese’s Peanut Butter Egg Doughnut features an unglazed shell filled with a blend of peanut butter Kreme™, dipped in a custom chocolate icing and decorated like a festive Easter egg.

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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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