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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

There's still time to celebrate Milk District eatery Pom Pom's anniversary with bargains all week

Posted By on Tue, Jan 5, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Milk District sandwich haven Pom Pom's Teahouse & Sandwicheria has been celebrating their 15th anniversary with 15 days of bargains since the tail end of December, and there are still approximately a week's worth of deals and promotions left for us late starters. Here's the final stretch, starting today:...

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Foreigner, by chef Bruno Fonseca, will open this spring in Audubon Park

Posted By on Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 2:52 PM

Nothing's come easy for Bruno Fonseca. The 45-year-old chef has scratched and clawed his way through the restaurant world and, in the process, garnered a wealth of experience. Fonseca has worked at high-end restaurants from Norman's to Bern's Steak House; operated the 5 Gastronomy food truck; taught at Le...

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

Orlando chef Alfred Mann is relaunching his famed Munchies Live BBQ stand at a lakeside spot in Gotha

Posted By on Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 11:58 AM

Chef Alfred L. Mann is relaunching his famed BBQ stand, Munchies Live BBQ, as an immersive, interactive experience in Gotha, Florida. Chef Mann says, "It all started an idea, tent, table, wood and a grill ... We’ve come a long way since then. Looking forward to seeing our regular guests,...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Matcha Café Maiko opens on Mills Avenue this weekend with all manner of eye-opening treats

Posted By on Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 4:03 PM

If you find yourself on Mill Avenue this weekend in need of a tasty energy-boost, but are not in the mood for coffee, the newly opening Matcha Café Maiko might just have your number. Matcha Café Maiko, new purveyor of premium green-tea ice cream, floats, lattes, teas and more, will be celebrating...

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Enjoy the flavors of the 1990s with the resurrection of Doritos 3D chips

Posted By on Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 11:57 AM

Millennials and Gen Z-ers may remember the 1998 Doritos 3Ds Super Bowl spot in which actress and late-'90s it-girl Ali Landry did her best to give the crunchy snack some steamy appeal. Now, Frito Lay is introducing Doritos 3Ds to a new generation. The corn snack's hollow, puffed-up shape...

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Milk District becomes the 'Almond Milk District' through January to promote plant-based options

Posted By on Tue, Dec 22, 2020 at 11:51 AM

Merchants in Orlando's Milk District are marking the start of 2021 with a health-conscious New Year's resolution: to encourage vegan-friendly food and beverage options in the Main Street District's shops and restaurants. To that end, through January the Milk District will be running the "Almond Milk District" promotion, with...

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Monday, December 21, 2020

Orlando's Bad As's Sandwiches to give away hundreds of to-go sandwiches this Wednesday for 'Nurturing Day'

Posted By on Mon, Dec 21, 2020 at 5:22 PM

In a video posted to Facebook last week, Bad As's Sandwiches owner John Collazo expressed gratitude toward the customers that have helped him and his staff pull through a really rough 2020. He followed that up with a promise to repay that debt the best he could, by giving away...

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

7-Eleven tests out vast new coffee menu in the Orlando area

Posted By on Thu, Dec 17, 2020 at 12:08 PM

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is introducing a wide array of new coffee options for purchase in-store, in hopes of competing with your favorite corporate coffee chain and/or cool neighborhood spot. And you will be able to experience this in Orlando starting now. 7-Eleven has bolstered their usual hot and...

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Monday, December 14, 2020

Celebrate the holidays and support local businesses downtown during the new ‘30 Days of City District’

Posted By on Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 12:57 PM

In the wake of COVID-19’s devastating impact on Downtown Orlando businesses, the area has come to life again for the holidays with a special dining promotion, snow in Heritage Square, festive “store fronts”and a new landmark tree in the round-about on Church Street. The overarching promotion, dubbed 30 Days...

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Friday, December 11, 2020

First Watch debuts new cocktail menu at select Orlando locations starting Friday

Posted By on Fri, Dec 11, 2020 at 1:32 PM

Orlando breakfast/brunch destination First Watch is debuting a new cocktail menu at 13 of its local outposts on Friday, just in time for the weekend. The highly curated menu — there are just five custom drinks on offer, plus the inevitable mimosa — play off First Watch's menu and combine fresh juices with...

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