Celebrate Orlando’s culinary scene with Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining®, now in its 14th year.  Running from Aug. 23 through Sept. 30, 2019, it’s your chance to enjoy three-course, prix-fixe dinners at more than 120 of Orlando’s best restaurants for just $35 per person.  Additionally, through Visit Orlando, $1 from each meal will benefit two local charities: the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Greater Orlando and Lighthouse Central Florida.

We were invited to Bulla Gastrobar for a sneak peek and taste of their Magical Dining menu this year prepared by Executive Chef Mariano Vegel & Chef Danielle Sandefur.

Bulla Gastrobar is a fun casual gathering place in Winter Park inspired by the most popular tapas restaurants in Spain.

Appetizer

Serrano and Manchego Tabla
Sheep’s mild, nutty, sweet, tangy flavor, aged 6 months & ‘Femin’ Serrano ham, aged 15 months.  This is actually a complimentary appetizer for all Magical Dining diners, so you are getting a 4-course meal for only $35!

Tapas

Fried Artichokes
Artichoke hearts, lemon, mint aioli

Pinxto Moruno
Cumin marinated pork loin skewers, mojo verde, greek yogurt

Ensaladilla Rusa
Paprika rubbed seared ahi tuna, potatoes, carrots, green peas, piquillo confit, crispy capers

Kale Salad
Barley, roasted beets, spanish goat cheese, lemon maple dressing

Montadios
Brisket, tomato marmalade, guindilla, tetilla cheese

Main Course

Curry Chicken
Chicken, curry cream, steamed rice, artichoke confit

Salmon
Baby spinach, chickpeas, lemon cream

Arroz Caldoso
Seafood, chicken, red sofrito, saffron

Braised Oxtail
Steamed rice, house made shoestring potatoes, shishito peppers

Grilled Steak
9oz bistro steak, truffled potato & mushroom foam, salsa criolla, arugula salad

Dessert

Churros Con Chocolate
traditional fried dough, chocolate sauce, dulce de leche

Bread Pudding
‘Pan de Calatrava’ caramelized brioche, sherry raisins, whipped cream

Thank you Executive Chef Mariano Vegel, Chef Danielle Sandefur, Elba, Amanda & the staff at Bulla Gastrobar for a wonderful meal!  Be sure to check them out for Magical Dining this year!

Bulla Gastrobar
110 S. Orlando Avenue Suite #110 Winter Park, FL 32789
(321) 214-6120
visitorlando.com/en/magical-dining/restaurants/bulla-gastrobar/46180

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"So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." - 1 Corinthians 10:31 - Tiffany is a native of Orlando, Florida. Born and raised in "The City Beautiful" she has witnessed many vast changes to the city since she was a toddler and she is excited for what's to come for her hometown. Tiffany graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in General Business. One of her long-time dreams came true when her family's restaurant, Saigon Noodle & Grill - Bumby got invited by the Food Network to film an episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" with Guy Fieri and special guest Food Network Star winner Justin Warner. You can follow her on IG at @bytiffanynguyen.