In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up, new breakfasts and brunches, chef’s dinners, and new openings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
Hard Rock Cafe at Universal Orlando CityWalk is now serving breakfast daily from 8:30am to 11am. The menu includes typical breakfast favorites as Belgian Waffles, Eggs Benedict, and Chicken & Waffles. Visit hardrock.com/cafes/orlando for more information.
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The Eighth Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest will take place February 27 and 28, in downtown Orlando at Lake Eola Park.
The two-day Fest features mouth-watering dishes from 30 of Orlando’s premier restaurants, as well as 50 domestic and international wines to sample.
It’s October, and several Orlando-area eateries are doing up special dishes to celebrate Germany’s Oktoberfest. Here’s where you can get a taste:
The Hard Rock Cafe Orlando at Universal Orlando CityWalk will be offering a special OctoberFest Schnitzel burger through October 31. Inspired by Hard Rock Cafe Munich’s Local Legendary Schnitzel Burger and features a lightly breaded tender pork schnitzel, Samuel Adams OctoberFest-infused beer cheese sauce, topped with smoked bacon, tangy sauerkraut, whole grain mustard and fresh arugula, served on a pretzel bun.
Last week, Hard Rock Cafe locations across the United States and Europe began serving a host of new offerings and updated fan favorites, including the location at Universal Orlando.
As part of the menu revamp, Hard Rock Cafe added 30 new items and modified 28 existing menu items.
Among the newly added items are three new salads (Grilled Chicken Chop Salad, Grilled Chicken Arugula Salad, Cobb Salad) and three new desserts (House-made Carrot Cake, Molten Lava Cake and Cheesecake with Oreo Cookie Pieces).
Also new to the menu are entrees like the Cowboy Rib eye, a USDA choice 16-ounce, bone-in steak cooked to perfection, served with a choice of two sides, and Smoked Beef Brisket Sandwich, slow-cooked beef brisket, topped with hickory barbecue sauce on a toasted brioche bun. Hard Rock also updated the sides, which allows guests to customize their meals with items such as Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes and Daily Fresh Vegetables.