Bad As's sandwich, the food truck specializing in over-the-top sammies, will move into the Se7en Bites Bake Shop building when it relocates to its new space in mid-to-late June. After the move, chef-owner Trina Gregory-Propst says, the new Se7en Bites menu will have an expanded selection of savory Southern fare and even more "scrumptious sweets."
As part of Earth Day festivities, and to celebrate the Rusty Spoon's five-year anniversary, chefs Kathleen Blake and Melissa Kelly (of Primo) host a multi-course Earth Day dinner Friday, April 22. Cost is $95. More info at facebook.com/therustyspoon.
Christner's Prime Steak & Lobster pairs up with Napa Valley's Grgich Hills Estate for a fine wine dinner Saturday, April 23. Cost is $130; call 407-645-4443 for reservations.
Make Monday stand out at SushiPop's Kaiseki Dinner April 25, featuring an eight-course offering by chef Chau Trinh with whiskey pairings. Buy tickets ($125) and check out the menu on their "Whiskey Kaiseki" Facebook event page.
Break out the fancy hats and mint juleps! PB&G at the Four Seasons Resort invites guests to a Kentucky Derby viewing party Saturday, May 7. Wear a derby hat and get 10 percent off your bill.
Red Mug Diner is officially open for business, serving 24 hours a day in downtown Orlando ... And speaking of downtown, Hubbly Bubbly Falafel Shop will open a second location this fall on the corner of Orange Avenue and Washington Street in the CBD ...The College Park outpost of Armando's Cucina Italiana & Pizzeria is hoping to open its doors this week. Fingers crossed ... Loudmouth Burgers is now open on John Young Parkway in the former Whataburger location ... King Bao, the steamed-bun stop that took over the old Raphsodic Bakery space on Mills Avenue, inches ever closer to opening; the paper is now off the windows ... Look for Sodo Sushi & Grill to move into the old OLV Café space later this spring ... Viet-Nomz Pho & Street Fare opens this summer in East Orlando near Full Sail University.
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