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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Long-awaited Taco Bell Cantina soft-opens in downtown Orlando

Posted By on Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 2:59 PM

The dream is still alive after all this time — has it really been two years? — and the Taco Bell Cantina in downtown Orlando is reportedly in a soft-opening mode starting Wednesday. As reported by Bungalower, the doors to the long-awaited Taco Bell Cantina will swing open to a hungry and...

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Orlando Burger Week winner is the Mamba Tribute Burger from Alex's Fresh Kitchen in Casselberry

Posted By on Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 1:25 PM

Orlando Burger Week, 15 epic days (you can't fit all those burgers into a mere week!) devoted to the art of the hamburger in the City Beautiful, went down in November. Over 30 local restaurants each offered a specialty burger devised and cooked up just for the event with...

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

American Airlines has too much wine, and they want to deliver it to your house

Posted By on Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 11:19 AM

You might not be traveling anywhere anytime soon, but American Airlines is here to help you get through the pandemic without ever having to leave your home. In June, airlines stopped selling alcohol on planes as a precaution to ensure adequate mask-wearing on flights. That left them with quite...

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Monday, January 25, 2021

Orlando-area Bagel Kings offer free bagel and coffee to first responders this week

Posted By on Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 12:31 PM

Orlando Bagel King locations are offering free coffee and bagels to first responders this week. From Jan. 25-31, Central Florida first responders — police, firefighters, paramedics — can stop into Bagel King, flash their work ID and grab a bagel with cream cheese and coffee, on the house. The gratis coffee and bagel...

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Friday, January 22, 2021

Portillo's Beef Bus rolls into downtown Orlando to sling Chicago-style hot dogs and more through Jan. 30

Posted By on Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 6:59 PM

Ahead of a scheduled Orlando outpost opening in March, fast-casual Chicago hot-dog chain Portillo's has parked its "Beef Bus" food truck in Lake Eola. The Bus will be stationed on the 200 block of East Central Boulevard by the fountain through Jan. 30, serving up Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian...

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Frontyard Festival launches outdoor 'Sunday Brunch' performance and dining series in downtown Orlando

Posted By on Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 11:09 AM

The organizers of the Frontyard Festival in downtown Orlando are launching a new performance series combining two elements a lot of people have been missing: live music and brunch. On Feb. 7, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will debut the first "Sunday Brunch on the Yard," an...

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Dochi, maker of fine Japanese mochi donuts, is opening a shop in Mills 50

Posted By on Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 9:45 AM

Those of you who went cuckoo when Dochi opened on the second floor of East End Market back in February, prepare to lose your minds. The shop specializing in mochi donuts will open a permanent space in Mills 50 and, get this, they're aiming for a Valentine's Day opening....

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Susuru Yatai will open inside downtown Orlando's Bumby Arcade Food Hall

Posted By on Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:51 AM

If you've been to Fukuoka, Japan, you may have indulged in the street fare served at the city's yatai. Those food stalls serve everything from noodles to grilled meats to takoyaki and, later this year, local Japanese restaurant Susuru will bring one to downtown Orlando. Susuru Yatai will set...

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

KrungThep Tea Time to open vegan kitchen in downtown Orlando for takeout and delivery

Posted By on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 1:03 PM

Attention, herbivorous foodies. Winter Park's KrungThep Tea Time will be spinning off a new vegan kitchen "sister restaurant" with a projected opening date of the end of January. The unveiling of Plant Based Krungthep Tea Time came last week on KrungThep's social media channels. The dishes will come out of a downtown...

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South Orange Provisions food hall to open in downtown Orlando this year

Posted By on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 12:04 PM

There's a new food hall coming to downtown Orlando this year. South Orange Provisions will soon(ish) be occupying the ground floor atrium of the old SunTrust building downtown at 200 S. Orange Ave. The upscale 10,000-square-foot food hall will host a planned nine food stalls and feature a shaded...

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