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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Del Taco plans new location in Lake Nona

Posted By on Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 3:32 PM

A third location of the California-based chain Del Taco is coming to the Orlando area. The latest outpost of the taco restaurant will be in booming Lake Nona.  News of the new Del Taco came from Orlando Business Journal. The publication shared that an over 2,000-square-foot restaurant was planned...

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Piano restaurant planned for Hannibal Square in Winter Park

Posted By on Tue, Sep 14, 2021 at 4:10 PM

A piano restaurant is opening in Winter Park's Hannibal Square. According to the Orlando Business Journal, Cafe-Boutique Piano will open at 558 W. New England Ave., across from Chez Vincent and Hannibal's on the Square, in the former "Classic Iron Beds" space. While the ownership group didn't speak with...

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$15 an hour is a joke

Posted By on Tue, Sep 14, 2021 at 11:34 AM

If you happened to open (or, let's be honest, click on) the Orlando Sentinel this morning, you would have seen the latest round of hosannas for a business owner offering their employees $15 an hour. In a profile of a move made by Hawkers Asian Street Food in June,...

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Monday, September 13, 2021

Visit Orlando's Magical Dining extends offer through Oct. 17

Posted By on Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 4:20 PM

Restaurants took quite a hit over the last year and annual culinary celebrations have taken note. Much like our very own Bite30, Visit Orlando's Magical Dining has extended its run this year to allow more time for excited diners to snag discounted meals. The typically month-long offer of three-course...

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Bubbalou's Bar-B-Que closes original Winter Park location

Posted By on Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 1:37 PM

Following a tough year fighting declining sales from the coronavirus pandemic, Orlando area barbecue chain Bubbalou's closed its original location in Winter Park. The owners of the chain announced the shuttering of the location they had operated since 1986 in a post to Facebook. In a note posted to...

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Bacon-free Wendy's in Orlando closes

Posted By on Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 12:23 PM

Wendy's has worked really hard to associate their name with two things: weirdly geometric patties and bacon. In Orlando, however, there was one unique location that sat out the advent of the Baconator. Was being the operative word, as it has closed. The North Orange Wendy's was prohibited from...

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

Tacos and Tequila 2021 takes over Cheyenne Saloon on Saturday, September 18

Posted By on Thu, Sep 9, 2021 at 4:29 PM

You've waited all summer, and now Orlando's premier celebration of tortillas and fillings is back. Tacos & Tequila is going down on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Cheyenne Saloon. From 1 to 4 p.m., guests will be given the opportunity to sample Orlando's finest tacos (and the world's finest...

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Orlando restaurants to brawl deliciously at the Ramen Rumble this month

Posted By on Thu, Sep 9, 2021 at 11:53 AM

First rule of Ramen Rumble is you never talk about Ramen Rumble. Wait, no, that's not right. The fourth annual Ramen Rumble showcases the brothy skills of worthy local restaurants later this month. But the chefs involved won't be facing off in a forbidding steel cage, but rather the...

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Pop-up adoptable dog cafe Sam & George to open brick-and-mortar location

Posted By on Thu, Sep 9, 2021 at 11:51 AM

Sam & George Coffee Co. wowed in its initial test run as a pop-up along Curry Ford, proving the possibility of success for a cafe full of adoptable dogs to play with. After a brief hiatus, the company announced that they will be moving into a permanent location in...

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Buffalo Wild Wings to open several express-style stores in Orlando

Posted By on Thu, Sep 9, 2021 at 11:40 AM

Ultra-fast and mega-casual seems to be the way that large coporate eateries are dealing with the one-two punch of changing tastes and the coronavirus pandemic. Known for its warehouse-sized sports bars, Buffalo Wild Wings is looking to go much smaller in an expansion throughout Central Florida. Per a report...

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