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Friday, January 20, 2017

Three local ethnic restaurants where you can all-you-can-eat your feelings

Posted By on Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 10:42 AM

It's going to be quite a day. Today, the 45th President of the United States is going to take the oath of office and there are plenty of people none too happy about it. If you're like me, and Nov. 9 sent you into a downward spiral of emotional eating...

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

More details about seafood spot Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar, opening Feb. 9

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 3:12 PM

In the next few weeks, expect the spot on Orange Ave. that formerly housed the Ravenous Pig to open as Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar. The seafood restaurant, helmed by Houston's Restaurants alum Michael Zajac and his partner Michael Huffler, is expected to be a kind of "high-end fish...

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Universal Orlando boosts Butterbeer price to $6.99

Posted By on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 12:06 PM

If you're a witch or wizard wishing to drown your sorrows in a tankard of marshmallow foam over this week's Voldemort-engineered inauguration, you'll need to dig a bit deeper into your Gringotts bank vault, because Universal Orlando has boosted the price for a cup of The Wizarding World of Harry...

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Drink Around the Hood for the final time tonight in Ivanhoe Village

Posted By on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 10:46 AM

Our monthly booze cruise around Ivanhoe Village is finally pulling into port for good. This is your last chance to pick up a wristband and try samples of beer, sangria and cocktails at several stops around Lake Ivanhoe. Try to hit them all this time. 6-9 p.m. Wednesday; Santiago’s Bodega,...

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Disney World now offering some sort of breakfast hot dog

Posted By on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 11:02 AM

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not indulge with new greasy, sugary morning treats on your next Disney vacation? According to the Disney Parks Blog, Magic Kingdom is getting an array of new breakfast options, including a hashbrown hot dog that looks like it belongs...

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SeaWorld announces new 'Seven Seas Food Festival' with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Styx and ZZ Top

Posted By on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 10:37 AM

SeaWorld has announced its first attempt to give guests an international coastal cuisine experience. On 14 consecutive Saturdays from Feb. 11 to May 13, SeaWorld will host its first-ever Seven Seas Food Festival. The event will include 11 global markets, which will allow guests to taste more than 60...

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A few dishes you can expect at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Posted By on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:19 AM

Theme parks are typically less congested from January to March, so it's no surprise that Disney's brass chose to launch their newest festival this month. In addition to showcasing the visual and performing arts, the inaugural Epcot International Festival of the Arts has plenty to offer by way of the...

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Sample tons of secret recipes at the Orlando Coquito Masters Competition

Posted By on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 2:03 PM

If you’ve never tasted the delicious nectar that is coquito, we feel sorry for you. (It’s sort of like eggnog, if eggnog put on a bikini and rollerbladed up and down South Beach until it got a date with Pitbull.) But there’s hope for you yet: Attend the Orlando Coquito...

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Crystal Pepsi is probably at your Publix right now

Posted By on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Jorts, New Kids on the Block, Furby, JNCOs, Dr. Martens, NES, Candace Cameron on Full(er) House, Pokémon, the Cold War — they've all come back from the 1990s to haunt us in the past year. Now, Pepsi has re-released one of the weirdest beverages to hit the market since Orbitz....

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

IKEA's new bike and trailer just made farmers market shopping so much better

Posted By on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 12:26 PM

Between finding parking, carrying your haul through the market stalls and schlepping it all back to your car, shopping at the farmers market sheds its fun and becomes work. IKEA's new bike and accessories (modular and mix-and-match, of course) fixes all that. The SLADDA bike, available in February, retails for...

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