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Thursday, November 11, 2021

A willingness to let Floridians die of COVID-19 isn't enough to get an In-N-Out in the state

Posted By on Thu, Nov 11, 2021 at 4:09 PM

It would appear that the fast-food chain with Bible verses on the packaging is not interested in relocating to the “Fauci-free” peninsula of the South. Yesterday, In-N-Out officially declined an invitation to move its entire operation to Florida, following weeks of pandering from Gov. Ron DeSantis and CFO Jimmy...

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Nashville-style chicken chain Dave's Hot Chicken to open Orlando location

Posted By on Thu, Nov 11, 2021 at 3:51 PM

Dave's Hot Chicken is in the midst of a massive expansion and Florida will not be passed over. The Nashville-style chicken chain will open its first location in the state in Orlando. According to Orlando Business Journal, franchisees Scott Strahm and George Estep plan to open up 15 Central...

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Pig Floyd's to take over original Bubbalou's location in Winter Park

Posted By on Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 4:23 PM

Mills 50 hotspot Pig Floyd's already had a half-expansion in the works, partnering with Al Palo of Stasio's to work on the upcoming fusion pizza restaurant Pigzza. That wasn't enough for owner Thomas Ward, however. Now his original concept is taking over the original home of a another area...

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Friday, November 5, 2021

Orlando-based company provides salads 'automatic for the people' via vending machine

Posted By on Fri, Nov 5, 2021 at 2:04 PM

Would you like a total lack of human interaction with your takeout salad? Orlando-based company EnjoyRise has got you covered. According to a recent piece in the Orlando Sentinel (hat tip to Vending Times), EnjoyRise's first automatic salad-vending machine is up and running. The machine allows users to customize a...

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Jeremiah's Italian Ice launches four new holiday flavors in Orlando this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Nov 5, 2021 at 11:43 AM

Just in time for our pending weekend cold front (hello, 50 degrees!), Jeremiah's Italian Ice locations are showing off some new holiday gelati combos with two never-before-enjoyed flavors. Pumpkin Pie: Pumpkin pie-flavored ice with cookie butter crumbs. Spicy Hot Chocolate: A new Mexican hot chocolate-inspired ice with mini marshmallows....

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Self-pour taproom Pour Choice opening Friday, Nov. 11, in Mills 50

Posted By on Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 5:23 PM

The 50-tap self-service taproom Pour Choice Taphouse will open at 1225 N. Mills Ave. Friday, Nov. 11. Beverage options will include a selection of domestic, imported and local craft beer, wine, hard seltzer, kombucha and sake. A current and oft-updated list of taps is found on the Pour Choice...

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Jock Lindsey's "Holiday" Bar opens at Disney Springs Nov. 5

Posted By on Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 11:42 AM

Disney wasted no time transforming the parks from spooky spectacle to holiday wonderland overnight on Nov. 1, and the metamorphosis continues as Disney Springs restaurants and retailers begin rolling out their holiday offerings. Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar, the Indiana Jones-themed restaurant, will become the "Holiday" Bar starting Nov. 1,...

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Now available in Orlando, Publix and Instacart announce virtual convenience store with 30-minute delivery

Posted By on Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Forgot the rosemary for the stuffing? Ran out of eggs for the flan? Need another ribeye for an unexpected plus-one? No need to hop in the car. Today, Publix and Instacart announced an expanded offering intended to save your holiday cooking projects. The virtual convenience store — called "Publix...

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

MX Taco now taking reservations for hot chocolate and s'mores experience

Posted By on Wed, Nov 3, 2021 at 3:36 PM

The humidity is low, temperatures are dropping — it's fire pit season, y’all, and MX Taco in the Milk District is making our finally-fall evenings even sweeter with a Mexican Hot Chocolate and S'mores Experience. For $60, you'll get a private spot by the fire pit for you and...

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Mexican restaurant Cantina Catrina to open Orlando outpost at the Florida Mall

Posted By on Wed, Nov 3, 2021 at 11:18 AM

Mexican scratch-kitchen Cantina Catrina will be opening a second location, and it's right here in Orlando. The Dia de Los Muertos-themed restaurant will be setting up shop in the Florida Mall starting "winter 2021" (date TBA) with service for "lunch, dinner, weekend brunch and late-night dining." Miami is the...

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