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Orlando’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Orlando’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day February 3, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Lake Eola Park Don’t let all the theme parks packed with giggling kids fool you… Orlando really does have a romantic side, even if you have to veer slightly off the beaten path to find it.  Think private helicopter rides over the nightly firework shows, champagne hot air balloon flights...

Character Dining in Orlando

Character Dining in Orlando January 14, 2011 | Food | Read More
Does an evening dining with an astronaut sound appealing to you and your family? What about sharing an exquisite breakfast with Cinderella? These are only a few of the exciting ways you can feast as favorite characters join in the dining experience. Character dining is the perfect option for any family...

Restaurant Spotlight: Ocean Prime Orlando

Restaurant Spotlight: Ocean Prime Orlando October 28, 2010 | Food | Read More
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of dining at Ocean Prime, a new seafood/steakhouse located near Universal on Sand Lake Road. The experience was top notch from every angle – the food, the scene, the live music, the cocktails… this place knows how to please. Here’s how you can make...

Orlando’s Best Outdoor Patios

Orlando’s Best Outdoor Patios October 20, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Romantic | Read More
OMG we are experiencing AMAZING Orlando weather, making me want to shout from the rooftops “it’s patio time again!” Whether you’re looking for Sunday brunch, late afternoon cocktails, or an al fresco dinner, Orlando’s patio scene offers a slew of outdoor eateries and happy hour haunts. Briar...

What is Orlando’s Restaurant Row?

What is Orlando’s Restaurant Row? September 15, 2010 | Food | Read More
Hop off the Interstate 4 at Sand Lake Road, head west and you’ll quickly come upon arguably the best collection of restaurants in all of Florida… all within a mile of each other. It’s called Restaurant Row, an area that extends to both sides of Sand Lake Road including The Dr. Phillips...

Five Minutes with Chef Juan Martinez, Chef de Cuisine at Primo

Five Minutes with Chef Juan Martinez, Chef de Cuisine at Primo September 9, 2010 | Food | Read More
These days, most restaurants have hopped on the local and organic bandwagon, but only a handful can truly claim to be trailblazers for the movement. A pioneer and local food champion, celebrity chef and author Mellisa Kelly has had a passion for cooking with local fare since she began learning the trade ...

Restaurant Spotlight: Funky Monkey

Restaurant Spotlight: Funky Monkey September 7, 2010 | Food | Read More
Surprised… but pleasantly. That’s how I would describe my first-ever visit to Funky Monkey Wine Company, a small-ish fusion eatery just north of downtown Orlando. Not only has this local favorite managed to tread the tumultuous waters of restaurant ownership during a recession, but it’s...

Restaurant Spotlight: The Ravenous Pig – An American Gastropub

Restaurant Spotlight: The Ravenous Pig – An American Gastropub September 3, 2010 | Food | Read More
When most people think of dining in Winter Park, they automatically start steering towards Park Avenue, home to a dozen great eateries that have, until recently, cornered the market on Winter Park good eating. The Ravenous Pig All that changed when The Ravenous Pig squeezed onto the scene at their ‘off...

Five Minutes with Chef Norman Van Aken

Five Minutes with Chef Norman Van Aken September 1, 2010 | Food | Read More
Chef, restaurateur and culinary superstar, Chef Norman Van Aken is a legend on the Florida food scene. Known as the godfather of ‘new world’ cuisine and one of the founders of fusion food, Van Aken creatively combines flavors from across the globe at his restaurant ‘NORMAN’S‘...

Orlando’s Magical Dining Month

Orlando’s Magical Dining Month August 28, 2010 | Events, Food | Read More
One of the very best things about visiting a new place is checking out the area’s best eateries. Orlando has a huge variety of great restaurants spanning from Disney and the theme park district all the way to the northern end of the greater Orlando area. Each September, the Orlando CVB presents...
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