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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.

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.

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.

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.

Block Party

A Lake Eola neighborhood is back in business as a dining destination.

Truth Is Relative

Using family recipes, Brian Wheeler delivers real N’Awlins cooking at Tibby’s.

Bait and Switch

Roy’s has a reputation for excellent seafood. If only the celebrity chef restaurant could live up to it.

Luma’s Resident Wine Expert

When Cara Cown was in college, the only glasses she was interested in were beakers and test tubes.

A Shiny Spoon

There are no signs of rust on Kathleen Blake’s new gastropub on Church Street.

Thank Goodness for Little Feasts

At Le Rouge, one small plate leads to another and another.

Land of the Rising Fun

In its new Maitland location, RanGetsu dazzles with its showy Japanese cuisine and cool late-night ambience.
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