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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A new food hall may be coming to Orlando's Ivanhoe Village

Posted By on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 12:22 PM

A Tampa-based food hall is looking to open a new location in Orlando's Ivanhoe Village neighborhood. According to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, the Hall on Franklin, which currently has a location in Tampa Heights, is negotiating a new retail space in the Yard at Ivanhoe. The Yard, which is still...

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Kona Poké opening new location in Lake Mary

Posted By on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 1:20 PM

The Orlando area has yet another poke contender. Rapidly growing fast-casual poke chain Kona Poké will open a new location in Lake Mary at the end of the month. Located at 242 Wheelhouse Lane, the new outpost will celebrate its official grand opening on Friday, Jan. 25. To ring in the special...

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Universal closes one of its oldest restaurants, hopes for new synergy

Posted By on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 10:53 AM

Earlier this month Universal quietly and surprisingly shuttered its popular Beverly Hills Boulangerie, which was located just inside the main entrance to Universal Studios Florida. With its vast array of baked goods, cheesecake and coffee drinks, the bakery  was a must-visit for many guests. Sitting nearly untouched since opening...

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Adobe Gila's at Pointe Orlando will close for good next week

Posted By on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 2:55 PM

Adobe Gila's, one of the original restaurants to open at Pointe Orlando, will close for good next week. The Tex-Mex chain made the announcement in a Facebook post, saying their last day open will be Sunday, Jan. 13, as they will officially close Monday, Jan. 14. An employee with...

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MOD Pizza will open their first Orlando location this month, and they're giving away free pizza

Posted By on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 11:18 AM

MOD Pizza, a build-your-own artisan pie franchise, will open their first Orlando location later this month. Located at 11549 Regency Village Drive in the Vineland Pointe shopping center, the latest MOD outpost will open on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m. To mark the occasion, the first 52 guest...

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Michelin stars and shrooms converge in Orlando for a pair of highly anticipated upcoming dinners

Posted By on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 4:59 PM

The relationship between Orlando's ultra-luxe Four Seasons Resort and Chicago's irreverent, bad boy chef Phillip Foss of Michelin-starred restaurant El Ideas is no doubt an unlikely one, but these opposites are clearly attracted to one another. Foss will pay his third visit to the resort's Capa Steakhouse Thursday, Jan. 17,...

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New Mills 50 bar, Conrad's Shanty, moving into former BART location

Posted By on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 10:09 AM

A new drinkin' shanty is coming to Mills 50. Local commercial realtor Colin Morrison and the squad behind the Gnarly Barley, GB's Bottle Shop and Big Time Street Food are opening a new watering hole in the former BART location in the Mills 50 neighborhood. Located at 1205 N. Mills...

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Pokéworks is now open in Oviedo

Posted By on Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 1:42 PM

Popular build-your-own poke bowl chain, Pokéworks, is now open in Oviedo. The new outpost is located at 25 W. Mitchell Hammock Road. If you're unfamiliar with the fast-growing chain, the restaurant promotes sustainability and natural ingredients, and offers an array of bowls, burritos and salads. Pokéworks' newest chef, Sheldon Simeon, comes from...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Orlando's Mee Thai Restaurant earns spot on Yelp's Top 100 Places to Eat

Posted By on Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 5:23 PM

Orlando's Mee Thai Restaurant has earned a spot on Yelp's 2019 "Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S." list. Mee Thai Restaurant, located at 1200 Lee Road, serves popular cuisine from Thailand's northeastern region Esan, also known as Isan. The annual list is compiled by Yelp using the rating and...

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Se7enBites' new Italian concept, Sette, is moving into the former STIR location in Ivanhoe Village

Posted By on Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 12:12 PM

The owners of Se7enBites will open their new rustic Italian concept, Sette, in the former Stir location (and Nova, and Elliot's Public House, and Brian's Diner) in Ivanhoe Village. This morning, chefs and co-owners Trina Gregory-Propst and Va Propst told Orlando Weekly in an email that they reached an agreement with...

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