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Changing Tastes

When his bistro didn’t click with diners, Chef Rich Lendino turned to his Italian family’s recipes and created Marco Dino’s.

Fantastic 5

Where Wood Is Understood

At Hillstone, it rules the grill and décor to perfection. The marvelous lakeside view is hard to beat too.

Grand Affair

For 17 years, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival has wowed millions on a colossal scale. Here’s how Disney pulls it off.

SoNapa, So Not

While the name is supposed to evoke places—Sonoma and Napa—known for savory cuisine, the new Maitland restaurant doesn’t even come close to them.


Onetime restaurant owner Bram Fowler is now a culinary artist for hire. And he doesn’t miss his former life one bit.

History in the Making

Cuba Libre showcases the fantastic flavors of 
Guillermo Pernot’s remarkable culinary journey.

The Great Christini

For 28 years, restaurateur Chris Christini has stayed true to what made his fine-dining establishment a grand success—perfection.

Dining Partners

Before- and after-dinner drinks serve their purpose—the palate and digestion, respectively.

Tutto’s Makeover

Indian Cuisine,
Really and Truly

At Tamarind, slow-roasted spices flavor the menu, which is out of this world.


The rapport that 903 Mills Market enjoys with neighbors is enhanced by its deliciously simple offerings.

Our Daily Bread (and Sweets)

Little Shop of Pleasures

From Cuban sandwiches to creamy flan, tiny Black Bean Deli delivers big-time on Latin classics.

Bar-B-Q Guide

Dining critic Joseph Hayes tells you all about the best kinds of ’cue in Orlando and who is making them. But if you want to do it yourself (and good luck with that, by the way), check out smokers and grills that’ll get the job done and the difference between smoking and grilling, plus recipes, cookbooks and websites on barbecuing.

General Approval

Minor misses aside, Pasha deserves a star ranking for its pan-Mediterranean cuisine.

For Seasons 52, Healthy Respect

Like the food it serves, the Darden upscale chain remains as fresh as the day it opened.

Nothing More Need Be Said

The shy genius behind Pom Pom’s and Tako Cheena lets her adventurous cuisine do the talking.

Pastry Perfection

Pop Culture

Sushi Pop is a feast for the eyes, as well as the taste buds. Breaking the rules has never been so much fun.

The Lunch of the Irish

Where the Chefs Eat

Being in charge of a high-end kitchen is demanding work, and a hungry chef is equally demanding. So where do some of Orlando’s top chefs dine?

Burgers Without Rules

At Pine Twenty2, the possibilities of what goes between the buns are endless. Just make a list.

Still on a Roll

Food trucks continue to reinvent the wheel. Here are five new mobile restaurants you should check out.

In a Date-Night Rut?

Here are 10 ideas to help get you out of it.

Blu Ribbon Cuisine

At deep blu seafood grille, chef Cory York’s creations immerse diners in unforgettable flavors.

A Tale of Two Pizzas

Armando’s pie defines perfection, while Prato’s creation doesn’t come close to it.

It’s Only Dinner—or Maybe It Isn’t

Wherever you are in a relationship, there’s a restaurant to suit the occasion.

Here’s a Secret You Won’t Keep

With room for only 22 diners two nights a week, The Table sets the mood for an exclusive dinner party.

OUT/IN 2012

The start of a new year means it’s time for dining critic Joseph Hayes to proclaim what’s ‘out’ and what’s ‘in.’

A Good Neighbor

Maxine’s on Shine, with an Italian-esque menu, makes itself at home amid the dwellings off Mills.

Two Jews Walk Into a Chinese Restaurant. . .

Like they would eat anywhere else on Christmas Day.

Brilliant As Always

Luma shines on with McGlamery’s creative flavor combinations and a chic dining room.

Deck the Dishes

…with main courses and treats mentioned in Christmas stories and songs.

A Hit Spin-Off

From the creators of Chef’s Table, a tastefully done addition.

Main Squeeze

Dining critic Joseph Hayes loves (not likes, loves) these four dishes for their citrus ingredients and thinks you will, too.
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