One of the best foodie events in Central Florida is Taste! Central Florida, and this year’s feast will take place this Saturday, September 8.
Benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Taste! Central Florida features an evening of tasting portions of signature dishes accompanied by fine wines, craft beers, and specialty cocktails, by the area’s most accomplished chefs, brewers, wine purveyors and spirit vendors.
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MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company has added calzones to their delicious offerings. Baked in a 900 degree wood-burning pizza oven, they are available in 5 versions: Chicken Pesto, Truffle Cream, Spicy Sausage, Meatball, and Four Cheese.
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On Tuesday, June 19, Cask & Larder will team up with Pizza Bruno for a “tap takeover” in honor of the late Anthony Bourdain. It will be held at Pizza Bruno, and 10 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the National Suicide Prevention Line in memory of the world-renowned chef. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more information.
This weekend the annual Taste! Central Florida took place, and it was an evening of great food and drink which raised funds for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and the Coalition for the Homeless.
The numbers have yet to come in, but it’s safe to say the event raised a lot of money that will stay in Central Florida to help those in need.
Since I can’t report on the numbers, I’m going to list my choices for favorites at the event. Keep in mind I have food allergies so I couldn’t try everything. But of the dishes I tried, here’s my most memorable:
Central Florida foodies take note: one of the year’s best events, Taste of the Nation, is now Taste! Central Florida, and it will take place at the Orlando World Center Marriott on August 19.
With the new name comes a new local focus, with the event now featuring an extensive lineup of local celebrity chefs and eateries, and highlighting local farmers, food purveyors, brewers and distilleries.