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In celebration of National Chicken Wing Day on Thursday, July 29th, we asked our friends on the Orlando Foodie Forum where can one find the best wings in Orlando - here are the results: Here are The Best Chicken Wings in Orlando Papa Bees Address: 480 S Ronald Reagan Blvd, Longwood, FL 32750 Phone: (407) 260-1122 https://papabeeswings.com/ Domu East End Market, 3201 Corrine Dr Suite...
After a long 15-plus months of coronavirus restrictions, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Orlando in Pointe Orlando has officially reopened and relaunched its award-winning nightlife with Tropical Fridays (25+) and Bailamos Saturdays (21+) after dinner hours and continuing into the early morning from 10:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The restaurant transforms into a Latin hotspot featuring DJs, professional dancers,...
Here are some of our favorite Seafood Restaurants in Orlando: Big Fin Seafood Kitchen The Osprey King Cajun Crawfish The Boat House at Disney Springs LA Boiling Crab High Tide Harry's Eddie V's Paddlefish Boston's Fish House Lombardi's Seafood market Todd English's Bluezoo Seafood Dinner Party Ideas With life returning to normality after a difficult 18 months, there is a renewed...
Time is running out to try two limited-time menu items at MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes! The Campfire Burger and the S’mores Shake will be available until Aug. 2. I had the pleasure of trying these two tasty treats at the Orlando MOOYAH on 3155 South Orange Ave. Built on a pillowy soft potato bun, the Campfire Burger includes...
Round up of openings and coming soon in Orlando. A new dim sum restaurant is set to open soon at The Grove in Windermere, led by former head chef of Chan's Chinese Cuisine Chef Tony Yeung this fall 2021: Dim Dim Sum 4700-4876 S Apopka Vineland Rd, Windermere, FL 34786 In East Orlando at the northeast corner of Alafaya and Colonial Drive, Tan...
The 2021 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival presented by CORKCICLE is going on now through November 20, 2021 and this year's festival is bigger than ever. Running for 129 days, guests can embark on a tasty tour across six continents with over 20 Global Marketplaces and an additional 10 opening on October 1 as Walt Disney World celebrates Magic Kingdom’s 50th anniversary...
Summer in Orlando just got a Polynesian twist. We were invited to the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Downtown Orlando to join their Tiki Summer Launch party at the Bohemian Terrace Rooftop Pool Deck and we had a fabulous time. The Polynesian celebration featured authentic fare, live entertainment, and their new #TikiSummer cocktail menu which will be available to sip all summer long. Here is an...
 The owners of Light On The Sugar, a local bakery known for their instagrammable cream puffs, macarons, cakes and coffee, have officially announced that they will be opening a sister concept, Sugar Dough Bakehouse, this summer. The new concept will specialize in made-from-scratch, Asian-inspired French pastries along with house-brewed coffee and teas, and is expected to open some time...
The Krusty Krab is a fictional fast food restaurant in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. It is famous for its signature burger, the Krabby Patty, the formula to which is a closely guarded trade secret. A recent social media post gained steam recently that said the Krusty Krab Restaurant is coming to Lakeland, Florida: Photos from "The Krusty Krab" themed restaurant purported to be...
Getting to know a culture doesn’t really happen without sharing a meal. FusionFest’s Diversitastic! Dining Experience is a monthly series hosted by FusionFest that offers patrons a chance to immerse themselves into exploring the tastes, sights, sounds and mindsets of another part of the world - bringing some great culinary and cultural immersions right here in Central Florida. You’ll receive...
Shinjung Korean Restaurant, which was one of the first Korean restaurants in Orlando since 1993 recently re-opened for 50% in-door dining capacity on July 6th, 2021. Two years ago, the restaurant sadly caught fire on the night of June 24th, 2019 and so was closed to rebuild, finally re-opening this month. The menu is currently limited but will expand in...
Best of Orlando BoBa-Town -  Summer 2021 edition Bubble or "boba" tea is a tea-based drink that originated in Taiwan in the early 1980s. It most commonly consists of tea accompanied by chewy tapioca balls, but it can be made with other toppings as well. Over the past few years, there seems to have been an explosion of bubble tea...
Blended Bistro & Boba is family-owned and operated Asian restaurant with two locations in Orlando.  Young entrepreneur Lam Dinh, 27, and his wife run both restaurants while Lam also works full-time as an electrical engineer. We were invited to visit their new Lake Mary store, located in Colonial Town Park, and we enjoyed our experience. Blended Bistro & Boba offers a variety...
Last week on June 22, 2021, Bruce Woodburn was issued a trespass warning by Winter Park police officers at Hillstone restaurant in Winter Park, known for their spectacular sunset lakeside views and grilled artichoke appetizers. The alleged disturbance that warranted this trespass order and visit from the Winter Park Police Department? Trying to order a salad "to-go" - and thus...
Loading…Gastrobrunch at Hunter Arms Hotel is a hidden gem that opened last year in historic downtown St. Cloud by friends James Brady, Matt Rody, and Jahnae Allen. The restaurant is just a short drive away from Orlando, south of Lake Nona and east of Kissimmee. Loading...Gastrobrunch's mission is to prepare fresh, creative, and delicious Southern style dishes with a “Spaniflora” (Spanish and...
June is Pride Month, and we are celebrating by highlighting some of our favorite LGBTQ+ owned foodie spots in Orlando. Diversity and inclusion are an essential part of this city's thriving community. Simply put, Orlando wouldn't be the same without its many minority-owned small businesses and restaurants. Here are 9 of our favorite local LGBTQ+ owned restaurants in Orlando. 9 of...
For Father's Day, June 20, 2021, guests and locals visiting Four Seasons Resort Orlando can enjoy the full regular menus, plus additional food & beverage specials including the following, below. Several chefs on their team who are dads (Executive Chef Fabrizio Schenardi, Capa Chef Gabriel Massip, and Executive Pastry Chef Rabii Saber) and we spoke to them recently about the...
Celebrate Dad Around Orlando this Father’s Day  Father’s Day is right around the corner, and now is the time to plan how you will treat dad on his special day. Attractions and restaurants around Orlando are offering discounted meals, specialty drinks and other exciting offers for making pops’ day the best one yet! Tabla Indian Cuisine (All locations) TAPA TORO 8441 International Dr #260, Orlando, FL 32819 Father’s Day Brunch 11...
I am a huge fan of what is going on lately at First Watch with their limited time, seasonal menu - especially with the re-freshed emphasis on Mexican and Tex-Mex flavors. I fell in love a few seasons ago with their carnitas burrito, a massive and delicious burrito stuffed full of tender pork carnitas, scrambled cage-free eggs, fresh seasoned potatoes,...
Smokey Bones’ delivery-only burger brand, The Burger Experience, has revamped its menu with new burgers and a secret umami XTC sauce. The curated menu features five quality burgers and new crinkle cut fries, all at $6. The five burgers include a Classic, Classic with Cheese, a Bacon Cheeseburger, Mushroom Swiss Burger, and a Green Chile Burger – all served on...
In 2021, craft breweries continue to grow in popularity throughout the state of Florida, and St. Augustine is no exception. This year, the 2nd annual St. Augustine Craft Brewers Fest took place on May 8, 2021. This day-long festival celebrates local breweries by offering guests unlimited samples from the 20+ vendors. Local food trucks, musicians and family-friendly activities were...
Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse is the leading Brazilian steakhouse specializing in fire-roasting high-quality meats since 1979 utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco.  They are known for their all-you-can-eat meat carved tableside and extensive salad bar but did you know they also have an amazing weekday happy hour menu? We were invited to experience Fogo de Chão's...
“A Taste of… presented by Tasty Chomps x Orlando Foodie Forum” is a new secret menu for foodies to get a “Taste Of…” a local Orlando restaurant with a special pre-fixe menu (similar to Magical Dining) for dine in or take out for a limited time. When Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine gave the locally owned and operated Tornatore’s Ristorante on Edgewater Drive a...
As Memorial Day (5/31) and National Donut Day (6/4) loom near, we thought what better way to prepare than by highlighting a local favorite that checks off both of these food items. Established in 2016, Smoke & Donuts specializes in oak-smoked bbq and handcrafted donuts, as well as scratch-made sides that pair beautifully with their carefully prepared meats. Those...
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and to celebrate the Orange County Library System has set up a calendar of events exploring Asian Pacific American heritage and culture (https://www.ocls.info/asian-american-and-pacific-islander-heritage-month) as well as a reading challenge list on Beanstack (https://ocls.beanstack.org/reader365) Below is a list of books for the "Little Foodie" in your home to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month from the...
This is a sponsored post from the Orange County Library System Adult Summer Reading Program 2021 May 30 to August 1, 2021 Learn, grow, and connect this summer with the library! Our Adult Summer Reading Program is completely virtual this year! Get connected with our virtual offerings including virtual events, online classes, blog posts, and YouTube videos. Explore our online databases to learn a new language, enhance career...