Last month, the Orlando food community lost one of its own when Chef Charles “Chuck” Cobb of Git’ N Messy BBQ passed away. At the time I wrote of his death, I mentioned a memorial event was in the works to help out his family, and now I have the details.
In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up, chef’s dinners, new openings, and a few closings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
King Bao has opened at 710 N. Mills in the former Raphsodic Bakery spot. Individual bao are priced between $3 to $4, but King Bao specials are 2 bao and a non-alcoholic drink for $7 or 3 bao and a non-alcoholic drink for $9.
Food Network sends Cutthroat Kitchen to camp this summer for the five-episode special series Camp Cutthroat, and Orlando’s Chef Emily Ellyn will be one of the competitors.
In the series, host Alton Brown will guide twelve chefs as they fight for victory, and the chance to win up to $75,000 in a tournament of great outdoors-themed culinary challenges with a diabolical twist.