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Reyes Mezcaleria: Third Time, Another Charm

Reyes Mezcaleria, Jason Chin’s venture into Mexican cuisine, is a winner, with an experienced staff turning out both the familiar and fantastic.

Food Adventures

Our dining critic journeys into the bizarre, healthy, spirited, "who knew?" and just plain cool and delicious. Lobster ice cream anyone?

Frontera Cocina: Mexican Magnificence

Rick Bayless’ enthusiasm for authentic cuisine has brought a delightful restaurant to Disney Springs.

Reel Fish: Reel Deal

A restaurant veteran takes an upscale fish camp vibe and runs with it.

Pig Heaven at The Polite Pig

The Petrakis powerhouse trots out exemplary fare at The Polite Pig, sticking with local providers while continuing to reinvent their porcine empire.

Reborn, With Flying Colors: Flying Fish Café

Much has changed at Flying Fish. And the new cuisine created by Chef Tim Majoras is magnificent.

2017 Dining Awards Hall of Fame

Celebrating the achievements of five new inductees into our Dining Hall of Fame.

Firmly Planted: Plant Street Market

Nearly two years old, Plant Street Market remains a foodie destination, with reliable mainstays and some tasty new entries for pizza and sushi lovers.

Culinary Kingdom

Chef Daven Wardynski works wonders at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort as a keeper of fine cuisine, not to mention bees.

DoveCote Divine

From superb French cuisine to creative craft cocktails (and a heavenly happy hour), the restaurant earns its place as a downtown gem.

Springs Eternal

As Disney Springs nears completion, the new flavors dished out by famous faces are causing quite a buzz.

Timeless Brilliance

Norman Van Aken’s 1921 restaurant combines superb cuisine and artistry in the heart of Mount Dora.

One Note Wonders

From cheese sandwiches to meatballs, these restaurants zero in on one culinary category—and produce some tasty variations on a theme.

Food Fairs

The fare is varied at culinary festivals cranking up for the fall. Here’s a guide to some favored feasts.

Superb Seito

Owner Jason Chin and Chef Austin Boyd have elevated sushi and pan-Asian dining to a delicious new level.

Exquisite Emeril’s

Chef Douglas Braselman continues the 17-year tradition of tasty New Orleans cuisine at the Universal CityWalk gem.

Slate of the Art

Whether cooking snapper or spoonbread, Slate’s Dominic Rice is a master of textures and tastes—and he operates a mean oven.

2016 Dining Awards Hall of Fame

In celebration of Orlando magazine’s 70th anniversary, we catch up with four previous inductees into our Dining Hall of Fame.

2016 Dining Awards

Our readers choose their annual favorites in dozens of categories, from bests for takeout and steak house to favorites for pizza and burgers. Plus, Orlando magazine Dining Critic Joseph Hayes weighs in with his top picks for notable newcomer, jazziest brunch, barbecue legend and more.

Power Plants

Creative cuisine abounds at three new eateries emphasizing the good earth.

Flavorful Heritage

At Urbain 40, Chef Jean-Stephane Poinard draws on his expertise and that of generations before him to create out-of-this-world French dishes.

The Sweet Life

Dining critic Joseph Hayes has searched the city for the yummiest sweet treats—from pies and chocolates made with TLC, to killer ice cream sandwiches and popsicles. So pick up a napkin, drop the calorie counter and dig into a slice of sugar heaven.

Head North

To the North Quarter Tavern, that is, where Chef Matt Wall raises the bar on bar food.

Flying High

From seafood to fowl, the plates crafted by The Osprey Tavern’s Joseph Cournoyer-Burnett tell a story of delicious daring and creativity.

Ship Shape

Whether you crave flatbreads, fresh fish, or shrimp and grits, MOOR’s menu offers delightful culinary excursions.

Invasion of the Burgers

Yes, they’ve come to take you away. So enjoy the journey with our mouthwatering guide, including an analysis of Burgermania, the Burger Bucket List, chains and local faves, a map of the burger galaxy, and the newest arrival in town: the O-Mag Burger. Wanna try it? Click on "Meet Beth'' for details.

Harvest of Riches

Plant Street Market is home to more than a dozen culinary vendors who offer an eclectic mix ranging from wontons and chocolates to pretzels and brews.

Turning the Tables

Here’s some advice on navigating the finer-dining scene with children—along with who’s putting out the welcome mat.

3rd Little Piggy

With prime provisions and tiptop proprietors, Swine & Sons grabs a big market share of goodness.

Glorious Grits

From simple beginnings, the Southern staple has made itself right at home in the finest restaurants.

2015 Dining Awards Hall of Fame

Five new inductees enter our Dining Hall of Fame.

Feel the Heat

At Txokos, Chef Henry Salgado uses a giant grill to perfection, turning out masterpieces of Basque cuisine.

COOP d’etat

John Rivers rules—again. The barbecue king’s venture into fried chicken, catfish and other down-home cuisine has produced pretty much perfection.

Small Wonders

Capa at the Four Seasons grasps the true meaning of tapas with flavorful aplomb. But Chef Tim Dacey can also cook up a mean Porterhouse.

Southern Expression

At Soco, Chef Greg Richie delivers down-home cuisine highlighted by creative international twists.

Cooking With Fire

From his wild child past to his transcendental philosophy about food, Chef Norman Van Aken remains every bit as colorful as his matchless Florida cuisine.
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2017 Premier Veterinarians

The 2017 Pet Guide: Pet Resource Guide

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Premier Realtors 2017

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Orlando's Best Lawyers 2017

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

Orlando's Top Dentists of 2017

Our annual list featuring 224 of the area's finest dental professionals.

Guide to Private Schools 2017

Our searchable annual database will help you chart an educational course for your family.

2016 Premier Doctors

Our annual list of over 500 doctors.
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