Our dining critic journeys into the bizarre, healthy, spirited, "who knew?" and just plain cool and delicious. Lobster ice cream anyone?
Three gorgeous recipe-filled books take armchair travelers on a tour of diverse cuisines.
Rick Bayless’ enthusiasm for authentic cuisine has brought a delightful restaurant to Disney Springs.
A restaurant veteran takes an upscale fish camp vibe and runs with it.
From po’ boys to blackened catfish, Muddy Waters excels at New Orleans cooking.
Orlando Magazine Presents The 2017 Orlando Burger Battle!
The Petrakis powerhouse trots out exemplary fare at The Polite Pig, sticking with local providers while continuing to reinvent their porcine empire.
Eleven at Reunion Resort offers a window into prime steaks, with personable Chef Jake Brenchley at the helm of a creative kitchen.
The Parkview is a “neighborhood joint” that excels with most menu ventures, especially at brunch.
Much has changed at Flying Fish. And the new cuisine created by Chef Tim Majoras is magnificent.
Celebrating the achievements of five new inductees into our Dining Hall of Fame.
Dining Critic Joseph Hayes honors those establishments and people that excel in their art, and our readers select their favorites in 60 categories.
Nearly two years old, Plant Street Market remains a foodie destination, with reliable mainstays and some tasty new entries for pizza and sushi lovers.
Masaharu Morimoto reflects on family, culinary philosophy, and the restaurant realm that has him on a last-name basis with fans in Orlando and around the world.
At Earls, Chef Simon Zanotto’s energy is reflected in the delicious diversity of the menu, from avocado toast to chicken and ribs.
Strong Water Tavern pairs small-plate gems and rum concoctions for a memorable experience at Universal’s Sapphire Falls.
From burnt ends to gator ribs, barbecue wizard Kenny Gilbert cooks up perfection at his Fernandina Beach eatery.
Chef Daven Wardynski works wonders at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort as a keeper of fine cuisine, not to mention bees.
From superb French cuisine to creative craft cocktails (and a heavenly happy hour), the restaurant earns its place as a downtown gem.
Underground favorite to supermarket staple.
Built on the site of a legendary lounge, Bulla Gastrobar dazzles with a tasty lineup of Spanish tapas, entrees and libations.
As Disney Springs nears completion, the new flavors dished out by famous faces are causing quite a buzz.
Norman Van Aken’s 1921 restaurant combines superb cuisine and artistry in the heart of Mount Dora.
The flatbreads shine at Lake Nona’s Canvas, which is worth the drive for its takes on Latin, Caribbean and Cuban creations.
Buttermilk Bakery opens a brick and mortar in Winter Park.
The small plates at Tapa Toro are a delightful mix of Spanish and Mediterranean influences. And the paella pit cooks up tasty experiences aplenty.
From cheese sandwiches to meatballs, these restaurants zero in on one culinary category—and produce some tasty variations on a theme.
Tiffins at Animal Kingdom wows with a fascinating theme and otherworldly takes on fish and lamb.
The fare is varied at culinary festivals cranking up for the fall. Here’s a guide to some favored feasts.
There seems to be a local culinary entrepreneur toiling away in every corner of Central Florida. The Orlando area, in fact, is alive with bakers and hot sauce makers.
It’s summertime – a great time to try some old favorite cocktails and some new delights.
Catching up with the revolving culinary door.
Subtle flavors win the day over fiery spice at Black Rooster Taqueria.