VOTE FOR THE BEST OF ORLANDO® 2021 NOW THROUGH AUG. 1!

click to enlarge tipjar_cleanjuice.jpeg

Photo via Clean Juice

Orlando food news: Another Clean Juice opens, Bite30 enters its final week, RusTeak moves downtown 

OPENINGS + CLOSINGS: Menagerie Eatery & Bar in South Eola has transformed itself into RusTeak Thornton Park. Owners Brian Buttner and Jonathan Canonaco made the decision after shuttering RusTeak College Park, saying staffing issues led to their decision. Staff from the College Park restaurant will join Menagerie's staff and move to what they've dubbed "RusTeak Thornton Park." Planned opening is Thursday, July 22, at 4 p.m. ... Foresters Espresso Bar has opened inside the Writer's Block Bookstore at 316 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park ... Clean Juice, a USDA-certified organic juice bar, will open a second area location this fall at Waterford Park at 12301 Lake Underhill Drive. Winter Park Village is home to the first Clean Juice ... Maguro Latin Asian Sushi has opened in the old J-Petal space at 1311 Florida Mall Ave. The restaurant, run by chef Jose Joubert Torres, offers everything from sushi rolls and bao (like a ropa vieja bun) to yakitori, kushiyaki and rice bowls.

NEWS + EVENTS: Digress Wine will host a Grgich Hills Estate Cellar Tasting July 29 at 6 p.m., exploring six wines from the noted Napa Valley winery. Duck & Drake Kitchen will provide family-style tapas to pair with the wines. Cost is $80 ... Bite30 enters its final week. Be sure to take advantage of the $30 prix fixe menus at a host of restaurants around town until Aug. 1 ... The Edison at Disney Springs will stage a Masquerade Ball Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Gourmet passed appetizers, food stations and a dedicated menu of masquerade-themed cocktails will be offered, along with the Edison's brand of entertainment. Cost is $150 and guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend ... In celebration of Hawkers Asian Street Food's 10th anniversary, the restaurant will throw it back to the '80s and '90s with a host of specialty cocktails (like the "MMMPop" with vodka, orange liqueur, cranberry, lime, and tropical punch Pop Rocks) as well as specialty desserts and bar games (brush up on your Nintendo Game Boy skills). The celebration lasts until Aug. 24.

Got restaurant dish? Send tips to dining@orlandoweekly.com

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 21, 2021

View more issues

Calendar

© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation