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Dining Awards 2018 Readers' Choice Ballot

It’s time again to cast your ballot for the best in Central Florida dining.

Tim Keating at Urbain 40: Moveable Feast

Wherever he goes, Chef Tim Keating raises the level of culinary excellence. His latest success can be found at Urbain 40.

Yuki Hana: A Genuine Boldness

Yuki Hana specializes in the unexpected, yielding a delightful combination of sushi and Japanese fusion.

Ocean Sun Brewing

A welcome addition to Orlando’s Hourglass District, this combination taproom-brewery provides a casual spot where friends can kick back and relax.

The Waterfront: Mighty Mouthwatering

Some impressive food heroes team up lakeside to make the reinvented Waterfront a success.

Orlando Burger Battle Recap

Thank you, City Beautiful, for making our inaugural Burger Battle a huge success!

Food Adventures

Our dining critic journeys into the bizarre, healthy, spirited, "who knew?" and just plain cool and delicious. Lobster ice cream anyone?

Culinary Travel Books: World of Difference

Three gorgeous recipe-filled books take armchair travelers on a tour of diverse cuisines.

Frontera Cocina: Mexican Magnificence

Rick Bayless’ enthusiasm for authentic cuisine has brought a delightful restaurant to Disney Springs.

Reel Fish: Reel Deal

A restaurant veteran takes an upscale fish camp vibe and runs with it.

Muddy Waters Orlando: Clear Choice

From po’ boys to blackened catfish, Muddy Waters excels at New Orleans cooking.

2017 Orlando Burger Battle

Orlando Magazine Presents The 2017 Orlando Burger Battle!

Pig Heaven at The Polite Pig

The Petrakis powerhouse trots out exemplary fare at The Polite Pig, sticking with local providers while continuing to reinvent their porcine empire.

Sky’s the Limit at Eleven at Reunion Resort

Eleven at Reunion Resort offers a window into prime steaks, with personable Chef Jake Brenchley at the helm of a creative kitchen.

Park Yourself Here: The Parkview, Winter Park

The Parkview is a “neighborhood joint” that excels with most menu ventures, especially at brunch.

Firmly Planted: Plant Street Market

Nearly two years old, Plant Street Market remains a foodie destination, with reliable mainstays and some tasty new entries for pizza and sushi lovers.

Pizza Bruno: Pizza Magnet

A Master’s Tale

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.

Dynamic Dining

At Earls, Chef Simon Zanotto’s energy is reflected in the delicious diversity of the menu, from avocado toast to chicken and ribs.

Hidden Treasure at Strongwater Tavern

Strong Water Tavern pairs small-plate gems and rum concoctions for a memorable experience at Universal’s Sapphire Falls.

Bravo, Maestro!

’Cue Heaven

From burnt ends to gator ribs, barbecue wizard Kenny Gilbert cooks up perfection at his Fernandina Beach eatery.

Fascinating Fernandina

Culinary Kingdom

Chef Daven Wardynski works wonders at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort as a keeper of fine cuisine, not to mention bees.

DoveCote Divine

From superb French cuisine to creative craft cocktails (and a heavenly happy hour), the restaurant earns its place as a downtown gem.

Kombucha Cravings

Underground favorite to supermarket staple.

Bulla Karma

Built on the site of a legendary lounge, Bulla Gastrobar dazzles with a tasty lineup of Spanish tapas, entrees and libations.

Springs Eternal

As Disney Springs nears completion, the new flavors dished out by famous faces are causing quite a buzz.

Timeless Brilliance

Norman Van Aken’s 1921 restaurant combines superb cuisine and artistry in the heart of Mount Dora.

Far Out!

The flatbreads shine at Lake Nona’s Canvas, which is worth the drive for its takes on Latin, Caribbean and Cuban creations.

Bakery Bliss

Buttermilk Bakery opens a brick and mortar in Winter Park.

Tapas Territory

The small plates at Tapa Toro are a delightful mix of Spanish and Mediterranean influences. And the paella pit cooks up tasty experiences aplenty.

One Note Wonders

From cheese sandwiches to meatballs, these restaurants zero in on one culinary category—and produce some tasty variations on a theme.

Tasty Expedition

Tiffins at Animal Kingdom wows with a fascinating theme and otherworldly takes on fish and lamb.

Food Fairs

The fare is varied at culinary festivals cranking up for the fall. Here’s a guide to some favored feasts.

Local Flavor

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.
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Top Doctors 2017

The Annual List of the Top Doctors in Orlando.

Best Doctors 2017

The Annual List of the Best Doctors in Orlando.

Orlando's Top Chiropractors of 2017

Check out our 2017 list of some of the best chiropractors in the Orlando area.

2017 Premier Veterinarians

The 2017 Pet Guide: Pet Resource Guide

Here are some of the places you can go in Central Florida when you need supplies, products and services for your best friends.

Premier Realtors 2017

Let Orlando's best realtors help you find your dream home!

Orlando's Best Lawyers 2017

Our annual list includes hundreds of Orlando-area attorneys in dozens of areas of practice.
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