Orlando Area Dining News Roundup February 23, 2018: Pig Floyd’s, Pizza Bruno, Be Our Guest, and More

 Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa 

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

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Pig Out for a cause at Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa at their original Mills 50 location on Monday, February 26 from 4-8pm. 15% of all proceeds between those hours will benefit Florida Hospital for Children Pediatric Rehabilitation.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup February 16, 2018: The Glass Knife, MidiCi, Pammie’s Sammies, and More

The Glass Knife in Winter Park is adding two Flatbreads to their menu. The Mediterranean Flatbread (pictured above) features sweet fig butter, goat cheese, Neuske’s bacon and caramelized onions topped with arugula, Gruyere cheese and is finished with a lemon white balsamic drizzle and lemon crème fraiche.

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

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MidiCi Kissimmee Hosts #IHeartMidiCi Charity Pizza Drive During Feb 2018

MidiCi in Kissimmee is one of our favorite place to enjoy pizza in Central Florida

MidiCi in Kissimmee is one of our favorite place to enjoy pizza in Central Florida, and during February, there’s another reason to visit: the #IHeartMidiCi Charity Pizza Drive, where dining out helps others.

Earlier this month, the restaurant invited 8 local foodies to create a unique pizza to reflect their personality and food preferences using our wide variety of fresh, natural, high quality ingredients (which include gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options).

The Charity Pizzas are available for all guests to order through the month of February and $2 per pizza sold will be donated to their charity of the blogger’s choosing.

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140th Silver Spurs Rodeo Returns To Kissimmee Feb 16-18 #silverspursrodeo

Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena

Silver Spurs Rodeo is a family tradition in Kissimmee, and it returns to the Silver Spurs Arena for its 140th edition the weekend of Feb 16-18, 2017.

Silver Spurs Rodeo is the largest rodeo east of the Mississippi, and is the work of the Silver Spurs Riding Club, an all-volunteer organization started in 1941 by Osceola County ranchers. They began the rodeo in 1944, selling war bonds as admission to raise funds for our military.

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Out and About: 139th Silver Spurs Rodeo is Fun for the Whole Family

139th Silver Spurs Rodeo is Fun for the Whole Family - photo by Kirk Garreans

The 139th Silver Spurs Rodeo was in town last weekend, and this is always a family-friendly fun event. We attended the Friday, June 2nd show. There was supposed to be a big Schools Out Bash prior to the rodeo, however, the rain and storms made that an impossibility. We need the rain, so it’s ok.

The evening began with the Junior bull riding. These kids are brave and have a great future ahead of them in rodeo.

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139th Silver Spurs Rodeo Teams with Free School’s Out Blow Out June 2-3, 2017

Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena

The Silver Spurs Rodeo is a family tradition in Kissimmee, and it returns to the Silver Spurs Arena for its 139th edition the weekend of June 2-3, 2017.

Silver Spurs Rodeo is the largest rodeo east of the Mississippi, and is the work of the Silver Spurs Riding Club, an all-volunteer organization started in 1941 by Osceola County ranchers. They began the rodeo in 1944, selling war bonds as admission to raise funds for our military.

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Osceola Council on Aging Hosts March for Meals 5K Run & Walk March 18, 2017

Osceola Council on Aging Hosts March for Meals 5K Run & Walk

The Osceola Council on Aging will host the March for Meals 5K Run and Walk at Lakeview Park in Kissimmee on March 18.

It will include a 5K (3.1 mile) run and walk for individuals and/or corporate and family teams, largest and most spirited team competition, a free Kid’s Run, silent auction, and more.

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138th Silver Spurs Rodeo Returns To Kissimmee Feb 17-19

Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena

Silver Spurs Rodeo is a family tradition in Kissimmee, and it returns to the Silver Spurs Arena for its 138th edition the weekend of Feb 17-19, 2017.

Silver Spurs Rodeo is the largest rodeo east of the Mississippi, and is the work of the Silver Spurs Riding Club, an all-volunteer organization started in 1941 by Osceola County ranchers. They began the rodeo in 1944, selling war bonds as admission to raise funds for our military.

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O-Town MacDown Returns August 20 to Kissimmee for Give Kids the World

O-Town MacDown returns to Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee on August 20, 2016.

Get your taste buds ready! The O-Town MacDown returns to Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee on August 20, 2016.

The event is a family-fun, mac-n-cheese cooking competition benefiting Give Kids The World, and features talented chefs and caterers from all around Orlando serving up some of the best mac-n-cheese dishes on the planet.

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Florida State League Baseball Coming to Kissimmee for 2017 Season

Florida State League Baseball coming to Kissimmee for 2017 Season

With the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros announcing earlier this year they would no longer be holding their spring training in Central Florida, many wondered if baseball would be gone for good.

Fans of the sport can rest easy, as it was announced the Brevard County Manatees, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, will relocate to Osceola County Stadium beginning in the spring of 2017.

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137TH Silver Spurs Rodeo Returns to Kissimmee June 10-12

Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena

Silver Spurs Rodeo is a family tradition in Kissimmee, and it returns for its 137th edition the weekend of June 10 through 12.

Silver Spurs Rodeo is the largest rodeo east of the Mississippi, and is the work of the Silver Spurs Riding Club, an all-volunteer organization started in 1941 by Osceola County ranchers. They began the rodeo in 1944, selling war bonds as admission to raise funds for our military.

The rodeo is still going strong, and offers competitions of various talents, including Bull Riding, Bronc Riding, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, and Team Roping.

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Orlando Dining Round-Up April 15, 2016: K Restaurant, The Rusty Spoon, Hard Rock Cafe Orlando

In this week’s dining news round-up, chef’s dinners, free food, and new openings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

K Restaurant and Wine Bar in Orlando
K Restaurant will celebrate its 15th anniversary on April 24 with a backyard party. Chef Kevin Fonzo will be joined by chefs Kathleen Blake, James and Julie Petrakis, Greg Richie, Jamie McFadden, Austin Boyd, and Henry and Michele Salgado for a family-firnedly fete featuring food, wine, and live music.

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Orlando Dining Round-Up April 9, 2016: Emeril’s, Tako Cheena, F&D Cantina

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

Emeril's New Orleans Barbeque Shrimp

Emeril’s at Universal Orlando has a new head chef, Doug Braselman, and he’s introducing a new spring menu that will feature a lot of locally bought ingredients.

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Out and About: Silver Spurs Rodeo is Fun for the Family

On Friday night (Feb 19), I took my kids to the Silver Spurs Rodeo at the Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park. This is a great family event and I do recommend getting there earlier, rather than later. It was a nearly sold out event on Friday.

2016 Silver Spurs Rodeo - Rodeo Queens

Cowboy / cowgirl clothing is not required, but if you need to add some to your wardrobe, there are vendors there selling hats, belts and buckles, among other things.

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