In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several openings and closings, new menu items, free coffee and doughnuts, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
Holler and Dash has introduced a healthy new brunch dish for fall. The “Everyday I’m Brusselin’ Bowl” (pictured above) features shaved brussels sprouts, sun dried cranberries, apples, pecorino cheese, and lemon dijon vinaigrette. It’s available at all seven locations in the Southeast, including Holler and Dash Celebration.
In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: special menus, charity events, free doughnuts, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
Through September 30, restaurant-goers are invited to ‘Chip in the Fight Against Cancer‘ at all Tijuana Flats locations. The initiative will benefit Florida Hospital for Children and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
The 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival starts Thursday August 30, and I have the complete menus for each marketplace.
This festival is a perfect opportunity to literally eat and drink around the world with the Global Marketplaces located throughout the park. Most samples are $3-$8, though a few are more.
Summer is winding down, but there are plenty of great foodie events happening this month. From pop-ups to full dinners with wine pairings to educational foodie events, there is something to speak to your inner foodie.
Here are the Central Florida Foodie Events for August 2018:
Friday the 20th will mark Ellipsis Brewing six-month anniversary. To celebrate, Ellipsis will drop five special release NEIPAs between July 16th and July 20th.
The 5 Days of Haze event will begin and end with a big batch release.
Summer is in full swing and there are some great foodie events happening this month. From pop-ups to full dinners with wine pairings to educational foodie events, there is something to speak to your inner foodie.
Here are the Central Florida Foodie Events for July 2018:
Can you believe it’s the start of summer already? Well, don’t worry…there are still plenty of great food and drink events to make your foodie cravings happy during the month of June 2018.
Here are some you’ll want to add to your calendar:
Cost: $25 general / $45 VIP / $15 Designated Driver; 21+ only
Beer ‘Merica will bring together over 100 American craft brews in celebration of American Craft Beer Week on Saturday, May 19. Enjoy an afternoon with live music, delicious food, and complimentary craft brew samplings. Beer ‘Merica benefits The Camaraderie Foundation. Visit the event’s ticket page to reserve.
Cost: $35; 21+ only
The beer festival will be a take on the “Top Chef” style competition. Brewers will draw one grain, one hop, and two miscellaneous ingredients. Brewers must brew a beer that includes all ingredients that were drawn. Along with their competition beer, breweries will be bringing along some of their favorite and special beers to share with you. Visit the event’s ticket page to reserve.
Enjoy organic mini doughnuts paired perfectly with four organic brews (5oz sampler glasses) at this guided pairing. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.
Cost: $40 / $60 VIP; 21+ only
This is an outdoor event with live music, food trucks, and craft beer. Visit the event’s ticket page to reserve.
We’re reaching the end of spring, but there’s no shortage of delicious food-centric events for Central Florida foodies to enjoy during the month of May 2018.
Here are some of the great food and drink events you might want to check out:
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will celebrate its eighth year October 27-28, 2017 with new dishes and themed areas.
This event will be the largest event to date featuring more than 60 food and beverage stations and 11 educational seminars taught by members of the resort’s award-winning food and beverage team.
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for its seventh year the weekend of Friday, October 28, and Saturday, October 29.
The Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic offers guests unlimited tastings at more than 40 stations featuring culinary selections from the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and wine from more than 30 wineries, centered around the hotel’s scenic causeway.
One of my favorite culinary events in Central Florida is the annual Orlando Taste of the Nation, which serves up great food in support of raising funds for the No Kid Hungry campaign.
Orlando Taste of the Nation returns for its 27th year on Saturday, August 27, and features over 40 of Central Florida’s best restaurants and chefs showcasing tasting portions of their best dishes.