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Monday, December 11, 2017

You can now get these ridiculous sushi burgers in Mount Dora

Posted By on Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 4:38 PM

Because mankind is constantly pushing the limits of ways to eat raw fish, Wave Asian Bistro & Sushi in Mount Dora is now serving "sushi burgers." There's no beef involved, like the Taste Explosion Roll at Cowfish, instead it's basically sushi ingredients in handy burger form. In other words...

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New gastropub The Edison will open New Year's Eve in Disney Springs

Posted By on Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 1:35 PM

After accidentally tweeting the opening date last month and quickly deleting it, The Edison at Disney Springs will finally, and officially, open this New Year's Eve. The Edison, a "fully immersive gastronomic experience" themed after a gothic-style power-plant, is currently selling $150 tickets to their grand-opening party on Dec....

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North Quarter restaurant Two Chefs Seafood Oyster Bar has closed

Posted By on Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 12:46 PM

Bernard Carmouche and Larry Sinabaldi of Two Chefs Seafood Oyster are no more. The two have dissolved their relationship, and so their North Quarter restaurant is closed, reports local food critic Scott Joseph. Carmouche, the former culinary director of Emeril Lagasse's Orlando restaurants, told Joseph it was a "good...

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Tamale & Co. Take Out restaurant opens in Altamonte Springs Saturday, Dec. 16

Posted By on Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 1:47 PM

Tamale & Co. Take Out, the first brick-and-mortar outpost from the popular Tamale Co. food truck, celebrates its grand opening Saturday, Dec. 16, in Altamonte Springs. The 1,000-square-foot quick-service restaurant will serve the same freshly prepared Mexican street fare it does from its food truck. Tamales are a traditional holiday...

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SantaCon turns Thornton Park into a wasted winter wonderland this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:13 AM

The annual horde of Santas descends on Thornton Park this weekend for this year’s iteration of SantaCon. The easiest way to not let SantaCon ruin your day if you have to go to or through Thornton Park on Saturday is to throw on a Santa suit and get jolly-faced with...

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

And Orlando's Signature Dish is...

Posted By on Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 1:47 PM

The day that many of you likely weren't waiting for is here. Today, the wizards at Visit Orlando announced Orlando's Signature Dish. Yes, folks, this is the dish that will forever be associated with Orlando (their words); a dish we'll be known for the world over; a dish every...

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New Latin-Asian fusion restaurant El Buda opens tonight in downtown Orlando

Posted By on Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 11:26 AM

Former Iron Chef contestant Roberto Treviño will open his new Latin-Asian fusion concept El Buda tonight inside the Bumby Arcade on Church Street. Located in the former Maddey's Craft and Cru at 116 W. Church St., Treviño will open the new space for dinner this evening, and then daily at...

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

More people took a Lyft to Bahama Breeze than any other Orlando restaurant in 2017

Posted By on Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 2:07 PM

The ride sharing company Lyft recently announced the winners of their 2017 "Lyftie Awards," and damn, apparently you all really love Bahama Breeze. The Darden-owned fast-casual Caribbean chain was the most-visited-by-Lyft restaurant in the Orlando area for 2017. Lyft did not release any exact numbers, so it's unclear how many...

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Caro-bama Bar-B-Q food truck is opening a shop on North Orange Avenue

Posted By on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 3:42 PM

Those craving Caro-bama's barbecue won't need to search for the food truck's location. The popular food truck has officially announced an opening date for its brick-and-mortar location in the North Quarter. As reported by The Daily City, Caro-bama will open up shop in the North Quarter Market, which is located below...

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Orlando is about to lose one of its last weird McDonald's

Posted By on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 11:03 AM

In SODO sits one of the last unique McDonald’s in Central Florida. The region used to be filled with these oddly decorated McDonald’s, but soon we’ll have one less. The SODO at 2504 S. Orange Ave. is currently going through the permitting process with the city to have the 1988...

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