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Friday, August 18, 2017

Lakeridge Winery hosts annual Harvest Grape Stomp this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 5:24 PM

If you've ever wanted to smush grapes between your toes, head out to Clermont's Lakeridge Winery this weekend. The vineyard throws a two-day festival every year after their grapes are harvested, and invite folks to help crush noble muscadine grapes with their piggies. Stick around after you've dyed your feet...

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If you needed one, here's a reason to get takeout pizza this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 5:14 PM

Forget to buy eclipse glasses? Pizza Hut has you covered with this DIY video showing you how to craft your own eclipse projector from one of its boxes. Really, you could do this with any two pieces of cardboard. But they wouldn't come with a delicious pan pizza, so...

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Bonchon, the best Korean fried chicken chain, is now open on Semoran

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:47 AM

The first of three of Orlando Bonchon locations opened on Semoran Boulevard just north of the Beeline Expressway. Bonchon, which, as we've stated before, is the best Korean fried chicken chain, officially started slangin' wings yesterday at 5475 Orlando Gateway Village Circle, Suite 4-102A. This is the same plaza that...

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Foxtail's DoveCote location debuts DJed brunch this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:23 AM

We had a feeling when French bistro DoveCote and coffee purveyor Foxtail teamed up at the end of July, there would be some kind of brunch-match-made-in-heaven situation going on eventually. "Eventually," as luck would have it, is tomorrow from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. No details have been released as...

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Burger King Whopper Bar at CityWalk finally gets the review it deserves

Posted By on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 4:46 PM

"It's a Burger King," starts off BK loyalist and TripAdvisor user Robert G. before laying down a few hard truths about the Burger King Whopper Bar at Universal's CityWalk. Robert G., a level 5 contributor from Maidstone, England, spares no details in his brief but informative review, articulating that...

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Orange County Brewers in downtown Orlando is now in soft opening mode

Posted By on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 10:59 AM

Orange County Brewers, located in the former Fiat building in downtown Orlando, is now in soft opening mode. The 3,400-square-foot space at the corner of North Orange Avenue and Jefferson Street is also home to OCB's craft pizza kitchen, which is called the Orlando Pizza & Wing Co. Both concepts are...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

New Italian restaurant Maria & Enzo's coming to Disney Springs

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 3:24 PM

A new Italian concept is coming to Disney Springs by early next year. The new concept, Maria & Enzo's, is the brainchild of the Patina Restaurant Group, who also operate Morimoto Asia, as well as Tutto Italia and Via Napoli in Epcot, and the soon-to-open Edison. Similar to the Edison, the new Italian outpost...

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Hawkers' new menu items drop today and they're (almost) all home runs

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:54 AM

Hawkers Asian Street Fare has established itself as a mainstay in the Mills 50 district, thanks to chef Allen Lo, whose Malay heritage blessed us with curry laksa and char kway teow. Thank you, chef. Today, Hawkers debuts some new menu items — some push the envelope and some are...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

'Bring Your Own Cup Day' at 7-Eleven is happening this weekend

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 3:39 PM

This Friday and Saturday are "Bring Your Own Cup" at 7-Eleven, which means you can basically bring any container of your choosing and fill it with as much Slurpee as possible. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18, and Saturday, Aug. 19, you can fill up your...

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A farmers market is coming to Parramore this fall

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:28 PM

City officials say they are working to open a new farmers market in Parramore by late October, giving local residents who don't have a grocery story nearby a more convenient option to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. Last year, the City of Orlando was awarded a $250,000 grant from the United...

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