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25th Taste of the Nation Orlando 2014 – Event Recap

In Events On August 26, 2014 0 Comments

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® Orlando raised $301,317 to support the feeding programs of Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Second Harvest Food Bank of… Read More »

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Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month – August 25th thru Sept 30 2014

In Orlando On August 26, 2014 1 Comment

VISIT ORLANDO’S MAGICAL DINING MONTH RETURNS BIGGER THAN EVER WITH MORE RESTAURANTS AND DATES Magical Dining Month has returned, and this time, it’s not only got more restaurants… Read More »

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TastyChomps’ Guide to Favorite Local UCF Area Restaurants

In Orlando, UCF Area On August 21, 2014 0 Comments

School is starting up again this week at UCF! As proud University of Central Florida alumni, we love letting our fellow Knights know what’s up in the restaurant… Read More »

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Txokos Basque Kitchen – Sunday Brunch

In Orlando On August 14, 2014 2 Comments

Txokos (pronounced cho-kos) Basque Kitchen at East End Market in Audubon Park opened earlier this year in March 2014. The much anticipated restaurant is brought to us by… Read More »

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Mamak Asian Street Food coming to Orlando’s Mills 50 District

In Orlando On August 14, 2014 0 Comments

Photo by Evan Dobkin Thanks to our friends Evan, Tony, and Paul, we have news of a new restaurant coming to Orlando’s Mills 50 District. Mamak Asian Street… Read More »

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Hawaiian Grindz in East Orlando UCF

In Asian, Hawaiian, Orlando, UCF Area On August 12, 2014 1 Comment

Working near UCF, we enjoy seeking out local mom and pop establishments to visit for lunch. One of my favorites, Hawaiian Grindz, recently updated their menu and have… Read More »

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Sip & Dip Donuts – Fresh, house baked donuts in St Cloud, Fl

In Breakfast, Coffee, Donuts On August 11, 2014 0 Comments

We found out recently that there is a donut shop near by our house that makes all their donuts in house. With the recent opening of Donut King… Read More »

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Hemisphere Steak & Seafood at Hyatt Regency Orlando Intl Airport

In Hotels, Seafood, Steak On August 9, 2014 0 Comments

Situated on the top two floors of the Hyatt Regency hotel at Orlando International Airport, Hemisphere has some of the most breathtaking dining views in all of Orlando…. Read More »

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SunshinePlate – GoFLA Manifesto Signing at East End Market

In Events, Orlando On August 3, 2014 0 Comments

Putting the freshest, most sustainable local food on the plates of diners in Greater Orlando is the goal of goFLA, the Greater Orlando Food Leaders Alliance (GoFLA), Central… Read More »

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Win 2 tickets to the Taste of the Nation Orlando Event on August 9th!

In giveaways On August 3, 2014 40 Comments

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Orlando event brings together the area’s top chefs who donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in Central Florida…. Read More »

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Bite Night Orlando hosted by Orlando Weekly

In Events On August 3, 2014 1 Comment

Bite30 (Orlando Weekly’s citywide celebration in which selected restaurants offer special prix fixe menus) ended June 30 with the culimination taking place at Bite Night Orlando at the… Read More »

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Upcoming Event – Pantry to Plate Chef’s Challenge

In Events, Orlando On August 3, 2014 0 Comments

  This will be a fun, interactive event where attendees are also part of the action with an interactive bar during cocktail hour, interactive centerpieces during dinner and… Read More »

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Top 5 Surprising Reasons to Visit Shake Shack in Winter Park

In Burgers, Hot Dogs, Orlando, Winter Park On July 30, 2014 1 Comment

Orlando finally has a Shake Shack to call its own – the New York based burger joint created by legendary restauranteur Danny Meyer will open this Wednesday July… Read More »

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Exclusive – McKnight’s Soul Food on Church Street closed

In news On July 29, 2014 0 Comments

McKnight’s Soul Food has closed its location on 595 West Church Street, according to reports. The soul food restaurant known for their smothered pork chops and recently posted… Read More »

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Southern Moon Smokehouse – Photo Tour

In Barbeque On July 25, 2014 0 Comments

Brought to you by the founders of Fork In The Road, Chef Bryce Baluff and Nelson Hom, the recently opened Southern Moon Smokehouse on Curry Ford  Road brings… Read More »

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Upcoming Event – Taste of the Nation 2014 – August 9th

In Events On July 24, 2014 1 Comment

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Orlando event brings together the area’s top chefs who donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in Central… Read More »

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Fiorenzo Italian Steakhouse at Hyatt Regency Orlando – International Drive

In American, Favorites, Hotels, Italian, Orlando, Sponsored On July 13, 2014 0 Comments

For 27 years, The Peabody Orlando hotel was connected to the Orange County Convention Center on International Drive. In late 2010, a $450 million renovation of the hotel… Read More »

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Hollerbach’s Magnolia Square Market – Sanford, FL

In German, Market, Sanford On July 11, 2014 0 Comments

I can’t tell you how much I really love the Magnolia Square Market, a German market and deli run by the Hollerbach family in Sanford, Florida. You may… Read More »

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Interview with MasterChef Season Five’s Ahran Cho

In Interviews On July 6, 2014 0 Comments

Ahran Cho is currently a contestant on MasterChef Season 5, which took place while she was a senior at Henry M. Gunn High School, located in Palo Alto,… Read More »

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Toasts Independence Day with Regionally Brewed Beer

In Orlando On June 27, 2014 0 Comments

Guests at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel can toast Independence Day with regionally brewed craft beers, during a “Taproom Takeover” at Cabana Bar and Beach… Read More »

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Cityfish in Thornton Park

In Orlando, Seafood On June 24, 2014 2 Comments

There are a lot of things going on in Thornton Park lately, especially with the recent closing of Hue and the upcoming grand opening of Soco Thornton Park… Read More »

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Disney to host First Ever Food Truck Rally in partnership with TheDailyCity’s Food Truck Bazaar

In Disney, Events On June 20, 2014 0 Comments

This Saturday, June 21 at DOWNTOWN DISNEY from 5-10pm, the Cirque du Soleil courtyard on the West Side will be host to its first ever food truck rally… Read More »

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Fresh Corn Inspired dishes at Omni Championsgate Resort

In Hotels, Orlando On June 18, 2014 0 Comments

Just south of Walt Disney World off of I-4, a visit to Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate will transport you to a place where worries are far away…. Read More »

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London – Harrod’s Food Hall, Full English Breakfast, Fish and Chips, Tayyab’s

In Indian, London, Travels On June 14, 2014 1 Comment

TastyChomps Mini Travel Guide Visit To London, England – Series Part 1 – The Tourist Sights of London, England, including Stonehenge, Bath, and Windsor Castle Part 2 –… Read More »

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8 Local Orlando Foodie Spots Jimmy Fallon Should Hit Up

In Favorites, Orlando On June 14, 2014 0 Comments

Jimmy Fallon is broadcasting The Tonight Show next week from June 16-19 on location at Universal Orlando resorts, giving a first look of the brand new Wizarding World… Read More »

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A Food Lovers’ Feast at London’s Borough Market and Broadway Market

In London, Travels On June 9, 2014 2 Comments

TastyChomps Mini Travel Guide Visit To London, England – Series Part 1 – The Tourist Sights of London, England, including Stonehenge, Bath, and Windsor Castle Part 2 –… Read More »

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Kappo – A Japanese Shop – to open at East End Market in Orlando this June

In Orlando On June 6, 2014 0 Comments

Kappo, the newest member of East End Market, is set to open this June – self described as a “shop that showcases the best of Japanese inspired cuisine… Read More »

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A Tour of Italy Wine Pairing Dinner at Hyatt Regency Orlando’s Fiorenzo Italian Steakhouse

In Sponsored On June 5, 2014 0 Comments

Formerly the Peabody Hotel, the new Hyatt Regency Orlando hotel has begun renovating their restaurants, updating the Capriccio Grill restaurant to the new Fiorenzo Italian Steakhouse. This Friday,… Read More »

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New Michelin survey – Young Adults, Women are more thrifty with tips than Older Adults, Men

In news On June 5, 2014 0 Comments

A new Michelin survey finds that tipping habits among different demographic groups vary…pretty obvious findings…about 70 percent of people surveyed tip between 15 and 20 percent for good… Read More »

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Orlando’s very own Francis Biondi on MasterChef Season 5

In Interviews On June 3, 2014 1 Comment

Host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot returns for Season Five of the culinary smash hit MASTERCHEF on Mondays (8:00-9:00 PM… Read More »

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Julie Deily’s Florida Seafood Pasta in a White Wine Sauce

In Recipes On May 31, 2014 0 Comments

I recently participated in my first half-marathon and had to do some “carbo” loading the night before the race to prep myself for the massive undertaking my body… Read More »

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Domino’s Pizza Introduces Specialty Chicken

In Chicken On May 31, 2014 0 Comments

I try not to cover national chains too much here too much, but once in a while a novel item appears in the wild and I am intrigued…. Read More »

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Kesh – Street Food off the Streets – Interview with Chef Jerry

In Hot Dogs, Orlando, Sandwiches, Street Food On May 31, 2014 1 Comment

Located in a rather desolate corner of Alafaya and Colonial Drive, ‘Kesh restaurant serves up an intriguing menu of sandwiches and flavors with an international flair, truly a… Read More »

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