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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

There's a new brewery looking to open up in Seminole County

Posted By on Wed, Oct 13, 2021 at 3:44 PM

Seminole County may see another brewery open in the near future if the permitting stars align. Connor Brewing LLC, the folks behind "nano-brewery" Little Wekiva Brewery, have their sights set on setting up shop in Seminole County, as reported by the Orlando Business Journal. Connor have filed paperwork to...

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Bad As's Sandwiches closes Winter Park location

Posted By on Wed, Oct 13, 2021 at 12:44 PM

A little over a year after it opened, the Winter Park location of Bad As's Sandwiches is closing its doors. The once-again Milk District-based sandwich shop announced the shuttering on Instagram.   Owner John Collazo shared a statement on the closure to the shop's Instagram. "We thank he...

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

South Florida's Voodoo Bayou restaurant opening location in Orlando's Restaurant Row

Posted By on Thu, Oct 7, 2021 at 1:14 PM

A South Florida eatery offering Louisianan fare is coming to Orlando's Restaurant Row. According to a report from the Orlando Business Journal, Voodoo Bayou is opening up in the former home of MoonFish at 7525 W. Sand Lake Road. The Palm Beach Gardens restaurant describes itself as a "Southern...

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

'Top Chef' winner Richard Blais opening Orlando restaurant in former home of Hemingway's

Posted By on Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 3:49 PM

Former Top Chef winner Richard Blais is opening a tropical themed restaurant in Orlando. According to a press release, the first-ever winner of Top Chef All-Stars is opening his latest restaurant in the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, a hotel just outside of Walt Disney World. The chef who specializes...

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Friday, October 1, 2021

The McRib will soon return to McDonalds and a divided nation rejoices

Posted By on Fri, Oct 1, 2021 at 12:07 PM

Like a particularly resilient — though also delicious — villain in a slasher film, the McRib is returning to McDonald's menus … right around Halloween. The McRib comes back to McDonald's on Monday, Nov. 1, for the dreaded "limited time only." The unexpected re-emergence of the paradoxically boneless sandwich is in observance of...

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Automat-style Brooklyn Dumpling Shop to open location in Orlando

Posted By on Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 2:45 PM

The automat-style restaurant fell out of favor at the end of space age futurism, but continued pushes for seamless food delivery and the ongoing pandemic have made the dial-it-up vending system desirable yet again. The first of Brooklyn Dumpling Shop's automat Chinese restaurants opened earlier this year and it's...

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Stasio's Italian Deli owners opening pizza fritta restaurant in Milk District

Posted By on Wed, Sep 22, 2021 at 12:05 PM

The team behind Stasio's Italian Deli are branching out into pizza fritta, a handheld fried dough treat, in their newest venture. According to the Orlando Business Journal, the Palo family, who own the popular deli, are opening Alfo's Pizza Frita down the street from their first venture. The new...

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

College Park's Jaber Lebanese Cuisine is now closed

Posted By on Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 12:08 PM

You'll have to travel quite a ways if you want the blend of Brazilian and Mediterranean food offered by Jaber Lebanese Cuisine. The College Park location closed earlier this month, leaving only its nine locations in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The restaurant announced its end on Instagram earlier this month,...

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Monday, September 20, 2021

Grills Seafood owner declines to mandate Covid-19 vaccine for employees: 'God told me not to take this vaccine'

Posted By on Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at 2:14 PM

The owner of Orlando and Cape Canaveral's Grills Seafood will impose weekly COVID-19 testing among his employees, following a mandate from the administration of President Joe Biden requiring employee vaccination or weekly testing for large employers. In a memo to employees announcing the move, owner Joe Penovich said he...

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Del Taco plans new location in Lake Nona

Posted By on Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 3:32 PM

A third location of the California-based chain Del Taco is coming to the Orlando area. The latest outpost of the taco restaurant will be in booming Lake Nona.  News of the new Del Taco came from Orlando Business Journal. The publication shared that an over 2,000-square-foot restaurant was planned...

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