August 2010

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Orlando’s Top Food Adventures: 2019

An all-new lineup of culinary oddities, unique finds and hidden gems. Our dining critic journeys into the bizarre, healthy, spirited, "who knew" and just plain cool and delicious.
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In This Issue

The Force Will Be Here, and so Will 30,000 of its followers

Local Star Wars fans prepare for this month’s cosmic gathering at the convention center.

Our Town

People and places that define Orlando

Top Picks

Lucky 7

Looking to expand your dining horizons? Check out Joseph Hayes’ picks for the BEST NEW RESTAURANTS in Orlando. They serve everything from Turkish cuisine to Spanish selections, Afro-Indian dishes to Greek delicacies, first-rate seafood to Italian (and Italian-Brazilian) offerings.

Petal Pusher

Lauren Sigman begins to cultivate a new career as a jewelry designer.

The Good Earth

Here’s the down and dirty on using mud or clay to beautify skin.

Look on the Bright Side

Bolder, livelier furnishings and accessories are coming your way, signaling a new sense of optimism.

Drinks Made Responsibly

Two locals produce vino and vodka, both, coincidentally, in Oregon, with the best intentions.

Off to See the Wizard

Harry Potter’s world is, indeed, magical, but will it do the trick for Universal?

Sizing Up the Field in the Mayor’s Race

Of frontrunner Bill Segal’s three opponents, [Teresa] Jacobs has the best chance of beating him in a head-to-head contest.

The Story of a... Civil War Re-enactor

The battle lines are blurred for Robert Niepert, 54, of Winter Garden, who fights for both North and South as a cavalry commander.

Best of Orlando

The favorites of our readers in 85 categories, ranging from best restaurant for atmosphere to best bicycle store to best nail salon. As we do every year, we awarded the “Best of” designation based on total votes in each category. New to the list this year are short features on some of the winners, so you’ll know, for example, just who the heck Eric Eisnaugle is and how IKEA got its name.
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2019 Premier Veterinarians

The 2019 Central Florida List is OUT! Each year Orlando Magazine publishes the Premier Veterinarians List. Take a look at the full list now.
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Guides & Resources

College Guide List 2019

2019 Premier Veterinarians

The 2019 Central Florida List is OUT! Each year Orlando Magazine publishes the Premier Veterinarians List. Take a look at the full list now.

2018 Premier Doctors

Our annual list of over 500 doctors.

Real Estate All Stars 2019

Let Orlando's best real estate agents help you find your dream home!

Retirement Living 2019

This feature highlights several great retirement communities that Central Florida has to offer.

Orlando's Best Lawyers 2019

Our annual list includes hundreds of Orlando-area attorneys in dozens of areas of practice.

Orlando's Top Dentists of 2019

Our annual list featuring 220 of the area's finest dental professionals.
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