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A Taste of Dr. Phillips, World Food Championships, 9 new restaurants opening and more in local foodie news 

Tara Gould, proprietor of the P Is for Pie Bake Shop, has sold the business to Stacey and Ed Tomljenovich. It was a tough decision for Gould, but she's taking some time to focus her energies on her family. The Tomljenoviches will continue to serve P Is for Pie's current recipes, and are taking orders for holiday pies until Nov. 14. More at


Churrascaria swap: Boi Brazil has taken over the space occupied by Nelore on East Lyman Avenue, just off Park Avenue ... The franchise of the Meat House on Orange Avenue in Winter Park will go local, as in the Local Butcher & Market ... La Fiesta Mexican Grill and Ocean Sun Brewing will move into the space that formerly housed Southern Moon Smokehouse & Brewery on Curry Ford Road ... NBC Sports Grill & Brew has opened in Universal CityWalk ... Chef Alvaro del Busto, former chef de cuisine at Bistro CloClo, has opened La Calle on South Semoran Boulevard. The restaurant specializes in pan-Latin fare with such dishes as mofongo, tequeños, tostones and the like.


Both Extract Juice Bar locations – in Hannibal Square and on Pine Street – have closed ... Segafredo Cafe in Mills Park is closed for renovation, but they assure us they'll reopen by December.


The World Food Championships continue this weekend and through Nov. 10 in Kissimmee with 1,100 competitors from around the world vying for $350,000 in prizes. More at worldfoodchampionships .com ... A Taste of Dr. Phillips, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, will feature fare from Rocco's Tacos, Morton's, Dragonfly, Roy's, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, Peperoncino and many more. Cost is $60 ... Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House pairs up with Darioush Winery for their inaugural wine dinner at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12. Cost is $150 per person plus tax and gratuity ... Get your tickets for the Sunday Supper on the Farm Sunday, Nov. 15, hosted by Spanish River Grill's Henry Salgado and the Tomazin Family Farm. The five-course family-style dinner with cocktails and beer costs $125 plus tax ... Wine Barn's 8th Annual Holiday Wine Tasting Extravaganza, its biggest sales event of the year, goes from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. Taste more than 200 wines and chat with industry professionals; cost is $25.


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