Orlando Area Dining News Roundup April 22, 2018: Krispy Kreme, Susuru, Little Blue Donut Co, and More

Earlier this year, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts held a poll and let fans vote on what the next specialty glaze should be. Lemon won, and it will be available in all Central Florida Krispy Kreme locations for one week only from April 23-29, 2018.

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

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Earlier this year, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts held a poll and let fans vote on what the next specialty glaze should be. Lemon won, and it will be available in all Central Florida Krispy Kreme locations for one week only from April 23-29, 2018.

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Susuru will be opening in June 2018 at the Vista Centre Shoppes at 8548 Palm Parkway in Lake Buena Vista, by Disney. Ramen will star on the retro-inspired izakaya menu, as well as small plates like yakitori. Lewis Lin of College Park’s Jade Sushi & New Asian and managing partner Kenny Ly are collaborating on the eatery.

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Little Blue Donut Co. has opened in the retail plaza near the intersection of W. Fairbanks and S. New York Avenues in Winter Park.

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STK Orlando at Disney Springs has a new “Social Hour” that runs Monday through Friday from 4-6pm. Get half-priced drinks and lite bites from $2-$8 that include oysters, tuna tartare tacos, and LIL BRG with truffle fries.

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Asian-fusion restaurant Kai – Asian Street Fare, specializing in Asia-style loaded fries, tacos and wings, has opened on Semoran near Howell Branch Road in Winter Park.

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Fast casual Tex-Mex spot The Whole Enchilada has opened in Winter Garden at 127 W. Plant St., across from the Garden Theater. It’s the fourth location for the South Florida-based brand. It’s also home to The Ex-Wife Challenge: finish a 6-pound burrito and side of chips and it’s free, plus you get a TWE shirt and a “forever gift of remembrance” at The Whole Enchilada Fresh Mexican Grill.

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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.

 

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