Orlando Area Dining News Round-Up For October 12, 2020: Sonny’s BBQ, The New Standard, Tapa Toro, Orlando Meats, Rokka’s Market, And More .. #OrlandoRestaurants #OrlandoFoodies

Pork 'N Donut ($7.99): Sonny's takes its original slow-smoked Pulled Pork, drizzled with Sonny's Sweet Sauce, and ditches the bun to stack it high on a Signature Sweet Tea-glazed donut. A tasty twist on the classic sandwich. 

Here is the latest Central Florida foodie and dining news to report on, including several charity events, food events, restaurant and grocer openings, and so much more.

Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Father’s Day 2020 .. #FathersDay #VisitOrlando #OrlandoRestaurants

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating Father's Day in Orlando

So far the year has been pretty eventful, and it’s easy to lose track of days. But Father’s Day is this weekend, and if you still don’t have plans, I have some ideas for you to check out.

Here are CitySurfing Orlando’s picks for celebrating Father’s Day 2020 in the Orlando area:

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Orlando Area Dining News Round-Up For April 24, 2020: Tapa Toro, Taverna Opa, Downtown CREEDO, F&D Woodfired Italian Kitchen, F&D Cantina, Barnie’s Coffee, and More .. #OrlandoFoodies

Tapa Toro paella. photo courtesy of Tapa Toro

There is a lot of Central Florida foodie news to report on from reopenings to supporting our frontline and healthcare workers to virtual tastings.

Here is the news you need to know this week:

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup March 24, 2018: National Paella Day, Foxtail Coffee, DOMU, and More

National Paella Day is March 27 and Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park is celebrating with complimentary paella samples from 5-7pm during happy hour, and $5 red sangrias all-day.

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several new restaurants, a Chef dinner, doughnuts, and a holiday deal. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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National Paella Day is March 27 and Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park is celebrating with complimentary paella samples from 5-7pm during happy hour, and $5 red sangrias all-day. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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Bite30 Returns in June 2017 with Orlando Dining Deals

Bite30 Offers Orlando Dining Deals in June

Once a year, the Orlando Weekly produces a culinary event called Bite30, that offers great prix fixe deals at select restaurants for an entire month.

From now until June 30, participating restaurants offer special prix fixe menus that offer multi-course lunches or dinners at a set price of $30. Diners get the opportunity to try multiple dishes on the restaurant’s menu for about the cost of a single entree, and restaurants get to showcase their specialty dishes.

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Good Through Food Partners with Local Restaurants to Give Back

Good Through Food Partners with Local Restaurants to Give Back

The week of October 24-31, five Orlando-area restaurants are partnering together to help raise funds for those impacted by the Louisiana floods in the Baton Rouge area.

It’s part of an initative called Project 001. Louisiana, launched by Good Through Food, a new Orlando-based organization that strives to impact the world through food-related efforts.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up September 30 2016: Pig Floyd’s, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Shake Shack

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: new openings, a limited menu, a dinner package, and an outdoor festival. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa - Mills 50

Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa has announced they are expanding with a second location in the Lake Nona Village on Narcoosee Road. Owner Thomas ‘Tito’ Ward is planning for a Spring 2017 opening.

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Tapa Toro Hosts Sabor! Summer Wine Dinners

Tapa Toro food

Tapa Toro has announced they will be hosting Sabor! A Summer Wine Dinner Experience on three select nights this summer.

Join Executive Chef, Wendy Lopez & Chef de Cuisine, Francisco Galeano for a new wine dinner series featuring 5 courses of off-the-menu dishes with fresh Spanish ingredients, all complete with fine wines imported from remote regions in Spain.

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Bite30 Offers Orlando Dining Deals in June

Bite30 Offers Orlando Dining Deals in June

Once a year, the Orlando Weekly produces a culinary event called Bite30, that offers great prix fixe deals at select restaurants for an entire month.

From June 1-30, participating restaurants offer special prix fixe menus that offer multi-course lunches or dinners at a set price. Diners get the opportunity to try multiple dishes on the restaurant’s menu for about the cost of a single entree, and restaurants get to showcase their specialty dishes.

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Taste at I-Drive 360 to Benefit Florida Hospital Esophageal Cancer Program

I-Drive 360 has a lot of tasty places to eat, and on May 1, they are coming together for Taste at I-Drive 360.

The Orlando Eye
Looking up at The Orlando Eye

The event is a benefit for the Florida Hospital Esophageal Cancer Program, and proceeds from ticket sales will go to further treatment and prevention of this disease.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s 2016 Picks for Easter Dining in Orlando

Don’t feel like cooking for the family this Easter? Not to worry…the Orlando area has many restaurants happy to do the cooking – and dishes – for you!

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Easter Brunch in Orlando

If you don’t already have reservations, here are CitySurfing Orlando’s picks for the best locations to enjoy Easter dinner this year:

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Join Great Orlando Chefs at Beard in Baldwin on April 9 to Benefit The James Beard Foundation

On April 9, join a bevy of the best Orlando chefs in a celebration of the Orlando culinary scene at Beard in Baldwin, hosted by the Osprey Tavern.

Beard in Baldwin Culinary Benefit in Orlando

The evening will feature a food-and-wine walk around on the lake with a VIP cocktail event taking place simultaneously inside the Osprey Tavern.

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Orlando Dining Round-Up January 16: Tapa Toro, Sushi Pop, Shake Shack, and More

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

Tapa Toro at I-Drive 360
Tapa Toro at I-Drive 360 in Orlando will launch a monthly cooking class series, En La Cocina (In the Kitchen), starting on Thursday, February 11.

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Eat and Drink Pink During October in Orlando For Breast Cancer Research

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this month, several Orlando-area restaurants are promoting “pink” menu items to create awareness and raise funds for research.

Bento Café - pink roll

At Bento Café, you can choose to make any of their sushi rolls pink for an extra dollar. They will use a pink soy paper, and all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. They have several Central Florida locations including downtown Orlando, Dr. Phillips, and UCF.

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