Central Florida Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals For 2019 .. #BlackFriday #CyberMonday

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday deals

If you’ve been thinking of gifting an annual pass to a local theme park or attraction to a loved one (or yourself), or giving other local gifts, here are some great 2019 Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals you should be aware of.

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White Castle to Open World’s Largest Location In Orlando .. @WhiteCastle

White Castle opening a location in Orlando

At a press conference yesterday, the rumors of White Castle opening a location in Orlando were confirmed. But this won’t just be a ordinary location.

Besides confirming White Castle will open its first Florida location in decades, it announced that the Orlando location will also be the brand’s largest.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Celebrating #Thanksgiving 2019 In Orlando

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving in Orlando

Thanksgiving is a holiday of food, family, and fun, but sometimes it’s nice to let someone else take care of the cooking…and the dishes. If this sounds like you, there are plenty of places to celebrate the 2019 holiday in Orlando.

If you don’t already have reservations, here are some of our picks for places to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal in the Orlando area:

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Disney Springs Offers ‘Flavors of Florida’ Promotion This Summer @DisneySprings #DisneyDining

This summer, Disney Springs is offering a "Flavors of Florida" promotion featuring dishes and beverage pairings that celebrate the Sunshine State at twenty different dining locations.

This summer, Disney Springs is offering a “Flavors of Florida” promotion featuring dishes and beverage pairings that celebrate the Sunshine State at twenty different dining locations.

Through September 2, enjoy everything from fresh catch ceviche and Key West shrimp cocktail to Florida orange ganache and key lime pie. There’s even gator on the menu at some participants.

Keep track of your dining progress with a free “Flavors of Florida” guide, available at guest services and participating restaurants.

Here is what the “Flavors of Florida” is bringing to Disney Springs:

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Cinco de Mayo 2019 in Central Florida #CincoDeMayo

In the Orlando-area, there are several bars and restaurants that participate in Cinco de Mayo with parties and drink specials. Here are some of the best options we've found.

Cinco de Mayo is an annual holiday in Mexico, which commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla.

American’s celebrate Cinco de Mayo, too, but let’s be honest…it’s mostly an opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture, and enjoy adult Mexican beverages.

Luckily in the Orlando-area, there are several bars and restaurants that participate in Cinco de Mayo with parties and drink specials.

Here are some of the best options we’ve found for imbibing during Cinco de Mayo weekend:

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving 2018 in Orlando

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving in Orlando

Thanksgiving is a holiday of food, family, and fun, but sometimes it’s nice to let someone else take care of the cooking…and the dishes. If this sounds like you, there are plenty of places to celebrate the holiday in Orlando.

If you don’t already have reservations, here are some of our picks for places to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal in the Orlando area:

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Cinco de Mayo 2018 in Central Florida

In the Orlando-area, there are several bars and restaurants that participate in Cinco de Mayo with parties and drink specials. Here are some of the best options we've found.

Cinco de Mayo is a national drinking holiday in America, which commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla.

But let’s be honest…it’s mostly an opportunity to enjoy adult Mexican beverages. Luckily in the Orlando-area, there are several bars and restaurants that participate in Cinco de Mayo with parties and drink specials.

Here are some of the best options we’ve found for imbibing during Cinco de Mayo weekend:

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The Habit Charity Challenge Will Take Place April 7 at all Central Florida Habit Burger Grill Locations

Habit Burger Grill's new Guacamole Crunch Charburger featuring the juicy, award-winning Charburger topped with a perfectly crisp tostada shell, fresh, house made guacamole pico de gallo, melted cheese, and a zesty, ancho chile lime sauce made in house. The new, south-of-the-border inspired Charburger is served on a toasted sesame seed bun with crisp, shredded lettuce, tomato and pickles.

Want to enjoy a delicious meal while giving back to your local community? Join the “Make Giving A Habit” charity challenge on Saturday, April 7, at all three Central Florida locations of Habit Burger Grill.

Enjoy award-winning Charburgers, signature sandwiches, hand-cut salads, and more all while giving back to the local community!

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Out and About: Nine Spices Serves Up Delicious Hotpot Near Universal Orlando

Nine Spices Serves Up Delicious Hotpot Near Universal Orlando

Prior to arriving at Nine Spices Hotpot, the last time I’d eaten a hotpot meal was when I was 8. Once seated at my table, it became apparent hotpot had evolved quite a bit in the last few decades.

Our table featured an induction burner for each seating…and then I noticed the conveyor belt about eye level behind my head with a never-ending parade of food.

Our server was very patient and explained how their hotpot service worked.

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Out and About: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Hosts Johnnie Walker TasteMaker Dinner

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Hosts Johnnie Walker TasteMaker Dinner

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is partnering with leading beverage companies to produce a series of events called the TasteMaker Dinners, and I was recently invited to enjoy an evening filled with great food paired with Johnnie Walker Whisky.

Whisky and steak seems a no-brainer, but the chefs at the Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse elevated the meal with some out of the box dishes.

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Out and About: Millenia 106 offer New American Classics Loaded with Flavor

Millenia 106 offer New American Classics Loaded with Flavor

You’ll find Millenia 106 next to The Mall at Millenia, in a storefront facing the intersection of Millenia Blvd and Conroy Rd, but trust me, this is not mall food.

I was invited to check out the revamped menu, which comes courtesy of Chef Bruno Fonseca, who recently took over operations. It’s hard to judge the restaurant from the outside, but you’ll definitely want to venture inside for the delicious food and drink.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving 2016 in Orlando

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving in Orlando

Thanksgiving is a holiday of food, family, and fun, but sometimes it’s nice to let someone else take care of the cooking…and the dishes. If this sounds like you, there are plenty of places to celebrate the holiday in Orlando.

If you don’t already have reservations, here are some of our picks for places to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal in the Orlando area:

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Out and About: The New Lunch Menu at Osprey Tavern

The Osprey Tavern launches new lunch menu

Last month, The Osprey Tavern in Baldwin Park added a lunch menu to their offerings, and invited us to come try it out.

The restaurant was founded by Orlando restaurateurs Jason & Sue Chin, who also own the popular Seito Sushi across the street. From its opening in March 2015, The Osprey Tavern has been a favorite among local foodies.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving 2015 in Orlando

Thanksgiving is a holiday of food, family, and fun, but sometimes it’s nice to let someone else take care of the food…and the dishes. If this sounds like you, there are plenty of places to celebrate the holiday in Orlando.

A guide to Thanksgiving dinner offerings in Orlando for 2014.

If you don’t already have reservations, here are some of our picks for places to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal in the Orlando area:

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Out and About: Grand Opening of Rock & Brews Oviedo with Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons

Rock & Brews Oviedo

Earlier this month, I attended the grand opening media event for the new Rock & Brews Oviedo. Founded by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS, the eatery is the first Florida location for the chain.

The event started with Simmons and Stanley leading the Pledge of Allegiance with several veterans by their side, then a ribbon cutting to officially open the restaurant.

Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons about to cut the ribbon to open Rock & Brews Oviedo
Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons about to cut the ribbon to open Rock & Brews Oviedo

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