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Power Plants

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

Fertile Ground

Two trailblazers head the list of time-tested dining places offering meat alternatives.

Local Heroes

Chefs Kathleen Blake and Kevin Fonzo celebrate anniversaries with a continuing focus on seasonal and sustainable.

The Legend Continues

Park Plaza Gardens embarks on a new journey, this time with Chef Bram Fowler at the helm.

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.

Favorite Finds

Joseph Hayes rounds up some of his most recent favorite dishes and restaurants.

Anniversary: Introducing the Silver Skillet Awards

1987: The Silver Skillet Awards—A precursor to our annual Dining Awards

Sweets: Restaurant Desserts

10 restaurants to check out who's desserts are just a sweet as their other offerings.

Sweets: Global Eats

Delightful concoctions you may not be familiar with—but should be.

Sweets: Confections

Works of art too gorgeous to eat—well, almost.

Sweets: Baked Goods

Sweet dreams come true, like peanut butter satin pie and berry cream tarts.

Sweets: Frozen Treats

From real malts to a monster sundae, it’s time to chill out.

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.

Local Looks

An update on the local food scene in Orlando.

West Coast Delights

Tampa and St. Pete boast an abundance of worthy new hotspots and legendary mainstays where you can eat, drink and be merry.

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.

Holiday Spirits

Five intriguing cream liqueurs sure to fill your household with cheer.

Ship Shape

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

Best of Both Worlds

From pastas to hearty beef dishes, Itar Bistro and Market superbly melds the flavors of Italy and Argentina.

Choice Selections

These days the multitudinous variety of rolls available from full-service sushi places just isn’t enough, so now there are choose-your-own adventure options. Choice is good.

Where’s The Beef?

Looking for a beef alternative? Here are some nontraditional offerings.

Burgers: Great Shakes

Even though that old standby, Steak ‘n Shake, has been pairing, well, steaks and shakes for more than 80 years, the latest wave of burger joints has reintroduced milkshakes and house-made custard to a new generation.

Burgers: Local Spotlight

Here are some Orlando-area favorites that have kept the hometown burger fires burning, some for decades.

Celebration of Taste

Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival marks 20 years with noteworthy new offerings.

Orlando Burger Joints

Where to find EVERY restaurant mentioned in the burger feature

Burgers: Beer! And Beef, of Course…

These days, the almost insane number of burger variations is easily matched by the diverse creations of artisanal brewers.

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.

The Burger Chain Gang

Fast casual burger joints are taking Orlando by storm.

Burger Bucket List

We’ve picked 10 must-try burgers, most of which hold the promise of high calories and deep satisfaction.

Burgers: Meet Beth

Meet the face of Beth's Burger Bar.

Burgers: Fry Zone

Orlando has every fry style imaginable, curly and straight, shoestring thin and wedge thick, potatoes and veggies and chick peas—oh my!

Burgers: Burgermania

Whether bare of embellishment or adorned with every imaginable trimming, hamburgers are a big, delicious business.

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.

Spirited Offerings

Eye-opening treats from St. Augustine.

Strong Point

A fantastic lodge setting combines with flavors of the Northwest to make Artist Point a prime Disney draw.
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