These five chefs operate somewhat under the radar. But their creations are high-flying taste sensations.
Orlando’s oldest restaurant has been a family affair for 67 years.
At Hamilton’s Kitchen, Chef Marc Kusche excels with European accents on everything from pork belly to snapper.
A chef’s dreams come true at Tartini, where pizzas and pasta dishes are meticulously crafted works of art.
From pierogis and schnitzel to a stunning apple strudel, family-run Chef Henry’s is bursting with Eastern European delights.
Yuki Hana, with its exotic takes on sushi and more, carves out a place on the thriving Japanese dining scene.
From pork chops to Korean fried chicken, Chef Ryan Vargas infuses Emeril’s Tchoup Chop with creativity. And he can do wonders with the sizzling robata grill.
Farmers markets provide a delightful stroll for the senses and the chance to bond with family and friends. On the following pages are five prime places where you can gather nature’s bounty and socialize among the greens.
Three intimate eateries have taken over old spaces, with a common thread of reuse, repurpose and refresh.
Brown’s New York Deli brings a delicious kosher slice of the Big Apple to Maitland.
The GF movement draws both celiac patients and those simply looking to become more health conscious.
A makeover freshened up the menu and dining room, but left intact the Disney mainstay’s 19-year tradition of superb food and an outstanding view.
This year, Mardi Gras, the last day of unbridled eating before Lent, is on March 4th. While we won’t have any revelers on Orange Avenue, we do have some Cajun-inspired eateries that offer tasty repasts year-round.
Eddie V’s makes a formidable mark on Restaurant Row with superb seafood, steaks and service.
It’s the time of year when our thoughts turn to romance and chocolate, two eternal concepts that have delighted and bedeviled us for centuries. Romantic love cannot be explained. Love of chocolate? Well, we’ll try our best.
Cappadocia draws on a diverse food history from the homeland, with charcoal-grilled meats that are out of this world.
Or filet mignon, or ricotta gnocchi, or Bananas Foster. Diners love to dish on their dishes via photos on social media. And so do the chefs.
Chef Henry Moso watches and learns from others—and Kabooki Sushi diners are reaping the benefits.
With items like duck lovers pizza and buffalo burgers, The Smiling Bison takes ‘bar food’ to new heights.
From an on-site brewery to dazzling smoked dishes, Cask & Larder beckons diners to make themselves at home.
Santiago’s Bodega offers tasty tapas in an inviting space, but some kinks need ironing out.
With its modern Mediterranean flavors, the casual Carmel Café & Wine Bar is cause for celebration in Winter Park.
At B&B Junction, in the old 4 Rivers spot, Aaron Quinones crafts creative burgers as well as a superb mac ’n cheese.
Some bear goofy names, but the sandwiches, soups and salads at That Deli are seriously good.
The Vietnamese comfort food at Ha Long Bistro is deliciously predictable—but with a few surprises.
At Wasabi in Florida Mall, the meal is on the move atop conveyor belts. So bring the kids and grab some fun.
There’s a whole lotta cooking going on at Hotto Potto—and you’re doing it.
A tasty dish at a department store eatery? That’s just one of five unexpected culinary pleasures that dining critic Joseph Hayes found hiding in plain sight.
Magnificent Greek cuisine gets star billing at Kouzzina by Cat Cora on Disney’s BoardWalk.
Whether your choice is from the sushi bar or a hot-as-blazes grill, everything at Dragonfly Robata Grill is magnificent.
When his bistro didn’t click with diners, Chef Rich Lendino turned to his Italian family’s recipes and created Marco Dino’s.
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.
Cuba Libre showcases the fantastic flavors of Guillermo Pernot’s remarkable culinary journey.
For 28 years, restaurateur Chris Christini has stayed true to what made his fine-dining establishment a grand success—perfection.
Before- and after-dinner drinks serve their purpose—the palate and digestion, respectively.