Orlando Area Dining News Roundup September 22, 2018: Holler and Dash, Pharmacy, Earth Fare, and More

Holler and Dash has introduced a healthy new brunch dish for fall...the Everyday I'm Brusselin' Bowl

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…

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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.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup September 14, 2018: Tijuana Flats, Columbia Restaurant, The Capital Grille, and More

The Capital Grille has brought back Wagyu & Wine – a gourmet twist on America's classic burger paired with wine selections from the Antinori family, now in its 26th generation.

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: special menus, charity events, free doughnuts, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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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).

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Out and About: Previewing the Visit Orlando Magical Dining Menu at Urbain 40

Read the CitySurfing Orlando review of the 2018 Visit Orlando Magical Dining menu at Urbain 40 American Brasserie in Dr. Phillips by Michelle Snow.

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining month is a great opportunity to try out some of the city’s best restaurants, and I was recently invited to preview the Magical Dining menu at Urbain 40.

Chef Tim Keating (formerly of The Flying Fish at Walt Disney World) has crafted a delicious menu that pays homage to America’s melting pot influences, notably Italian and French.

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Last Chance to Get Tickets to Taste! Central Florida! #TasteCFL

 

Taste! Central FloridaOne of the best foodie events in Central Florida is Taste! Central Florida, and this year’s feast will take place this Saturday, September 8.

Benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Taste! Central Florida features an evening of tasting portions of signature dishes accompanied by fine wines, craft beers, and specialty cocktails, by the area’s most accomplished chefs, brewers, wine purveyors and spirit vendors.

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2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Starts Aug 30

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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.

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Out and About: Devouring Del Frisco’s Prime Pair Menu

Read the CitySurfing Orlando review of the limited-time Prime Pair menu at Orlando's Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse, with photos.

If the carnivore in you loves a great steak, then you’ll want to head to Del Frisco’s on I-Drive (across from Pointe Orlando) to experience their limited-time Prime Pair menu.

We were recently invited to try out the menu, and walked away very happy.

The Prime Pair menu features a salad starter, an entree featuring the restaurant’s legendary crab cake plus your choice of second protein, and a side dish, all for only $59 per person.

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Out and About: A Sneak Preview of the Visit Orlando Magical Dining Menu at Bulla Gastrobar

Read the CitySurfing Orlando review of the 2018 Visit Orlando Magical Dining menu at Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park by Anna-Marie Walsh.

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month presented by American Express is kicking off the celebration with a preview week beginning August 24th and continuing through September 30th.

Now in it’s 13th year, Magical Dining shows off the city’s amazing culinary scene with over 100 restaurants participating with special three-course menus, all for the fixed price of $35. There are dishes to please every palate and every diet including gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan.

I had an opportunity to preview the menu from Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park. Bulla features Spanish and Portuguese cuisine, and the Magical Dining menu did not disappoint.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup August 18, 2018: The Ravenous Pig, Bites & Bubbles, Chuy’s, and More

Chuy’s Kicks Off 28th Green Chile Fest August 15

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

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The annual Green Chile Festival is back at all Central Florida Chuy’s locations. It features a limited-time Green Chile Festvial menu, available through September 2. Try the Green Chile Chicken Flautas, or the King Carne Burrito stuffed with ground sirloin, bacon, French fried potatoes, green chiles and cheese.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup August 11, 2018: Tijuana Flats, Highball & Harvest, Foxtail Coffee, and More

Tijuana Flats is summer-izing their menu with the addition of Cheeseburger Tacos

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

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Tijuana Flats is summer-izing their menu with the addition of Cheeseburger Tacos [pictured above]. These tacos consist of a tortilla filled with seasoned ground beef, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, ketchup and mustard. Instead of chips, Flats will include a side of seasoned fries.

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Central Florida Foodie Events For August 2018

Ruth's Chris Steak Dinner

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:

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup July 28, 2018: DaJen Eats, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Infusion Tea, and More

Jamaican vegan eatery DaJen Eats Cafe & Creamery

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: lots of vegan eats, a champagne dinner, a closing, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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Jamaican vegan eatery DaJen Eats Cafe & Creamery will be opening in Eatonville, at 323 E. Kennedy Blvd. (next to the Eatonville Town Hall), on August 1 with several days of soft openings before switching to a regular schedule August 7.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup July 21, 2018: MidiCi, Taste! Central Florida, Royal Tea, Duck Donuts, and More

MidiCi, a Neapolitan-style pizza company, is opening its first Florida location in Kissimmee

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

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MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company has added calzones to their delicious offerings. Baked in a 900 degree wood-burning pizza oven, they are available in 5 versions: Chicken Pesto, Truffle Cream, Spicy Sausage, Meatball, and Four Cheese.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup July 7, 2018: 33 & Melt, 4 Rivers Smokehouse, Paddlefish, and More

33 & Melt, the popular Windermere stop for gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: new openings, mixology events, free BBQ, chocolate doughnuts, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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33 & Melt, the popular Windermere stop for gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, craft beer and more is expanding with a second location in the heart of Downtown Avalon Park.

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Central Florida Foodie Events for July 2018

Summer BBQ

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:

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