Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa will open its Lake Nona outpost Monday, March
20 27. Expect a menu identical to the Mills 50 original ... Mesa21 Real Mexican opens March 24 in the former Gargi's building in Ivanhoe Village ... The District: Eatery and Tap & Barrel will open on Second Street in Sanford at the end of the month ... KISS frontmen Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley will open their second Rock & Brews on South Semoran Boulevard near the airport in the third week of April ... Lisbon Portuguese Cuisine is now open at I-Drive 360.
Quantum Leap Winery's Tasting Room has expanded its hours (now open noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday), as well as their wine and food offerings ... Baoery Asian Gastropub in Thornton Park has launched a new menu. Spicy lobster ramen, anyone? ... Talley Vineyards, Bishop's Peak and the Ravenous Pig collaborate on a four-course dinner Wednesday, March 22. Cost is $80 ... Food Network Star Emily Ellyn hosts an evening of Sippin' and Suppin' Under the Stars at the Edible Garden & Outdoor Kitchen at Bok Tower Gardens Friday, March 24. Cost for the beer-inspired feast is $150 ... The fourth annual Field to Feast dinner goes from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Long & Scott Farms, featuring eight Disney chefs and a master sommelier. Cost is $175 ... In celebration of National Paella Day, the chefs at Bulla Gastrobar will prepare a massive paella on the restaurant's patio during its happy hour from 5-7 p.m. Monday, March 27 ... Do Good Date Night returns Friday, March 31, at 7 p.m. Guests will create and package meals at Feeding Children Everywhere's Longwood facility, after which beer, wine and barbecue courtesy of 4 Rivers Smokehouse will be served. Cost is $20 ... Taste at I-Drive 360 is Sunday, April 2, at 2 p.m. The $45 ticket includes tastings from eight restaurants, admission to the Orlando Eye, and complimentary parking ... The Taste of College Park takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the Dubsdread Ballroom. Cost is $70.
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