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Glorious Grits

From simple beginnings, the Southern staple has made itself right at home in the finest restaurants.

The A-maize-ing History of Grits

Grits are more all-American than apple pie.

All Things Corn-y

A primer on grits and its close relatives.

2015 Dining Awards

Readers pick 123 top restaurants in 62 categories.

2015 Dining Awards Hall of Fame

Five new inductees enter our Dining Hall of Fame.

City Light

With its menu of Asian, Latin and Continental influences, Kasa shines downtown.

No Joke

Chef Kathleen Blake answers the call of James Beard House.

Feel the Heat

At Txokos, Chef Henry Salgado uses a giant grill to perfection, turning out masterpieces of Basque cuisine.

COOP d’etat

John Rivers rules—again. The barbecue king’s venture into fried chicken, catfish and other down-home cuisine has produced pretty much perfection.

Hot Times

These 3 local hot sauce brands will add a kick to your next meal.

Tastes of Home

With dazzlingly authentic dishes, Mamak brings the flavors of Malaysia to Orlando.

The Pie is Cast

Francesco’s offers primo pizza, along with a bounty of other Sicilian delights.

Shine On

Maxine’s, veteran chef focus on seafood.

Small Wonders

Capa at the Four Seasons grasps the true meaning of tapas with flavorful aplomb. But Chef Tim Dacey can also cook up a mean Porterhouse.

Fare Play

The Oviedo location of this multi-shop chain opened in November and is the first on the East Coast.

Chef Challenges

How do the culinary experts get their kids to eat? We asked for some strategies.

Southern Expression

At Soco, Chef Greg Richie delivers down-home cuisine highlighted by creative international twists.

Sleek Teak

RusTeak glides into College Park with a prodigious range of offerings, from steaks and flatbreads to a venison burger and sweet potato “tots.’’

Prime Time

The white-jacketed servers and supper club atmosphere complement the superb seafood choices at Ocean Prime.

Cooking With Fire

From his wild child past to his transcendental philosophy about food, Chef Norman Van Aken remains every bit as colorful as his matchless Florida cuisine.

When Pigs Fly

With a combination of Latin, African and American flavors, Pig Floyd’s is the real thing—and really good.

Culinary Masterpiece

With simple ingredients, exemplary preparation and a wealth of experience, Chef Scott Copeland has hit on a winning recipe at Artisan’s Table.

Puttin’ on the Ritz, Y’all

At Highball & Harvest, Chef Mark Jeffers serves up scrumptious Southern fare in posh surroundings.

Good Taste

Raise a Glass

Wine is no longer just for sommeliers at fancy restaurants or trips to Europe and Napa.

Tapas Temptation

The Spanish mainstay is the star at Fuego, which offers a tasty selection of hot and cold dishes at its dining room inside Celebration’s Meliá hotel.

Sweet Success

Local Kissimmee couple David and Elaine Duran compete on the latest season of Next Great Baker on TLC.

Luck of der Irish

Schumann’s Jäger Haus, the Mulvaney brothers’ venture into German cuisine, is a winner all around, from schnitzel to spatzle.

Serving Notice

These five chefs operate somewhat under the radar. But their creations are high-flying taste sensations.

Classic Taste

Orlando’s oldest restaurant has been a family affair for 67 years.

Inn Harmony

At Hamilton’s Kitchen, Chef Marc Kusche excels with European accents on everything from pork belly to snapper.

Vision Statement

A chef’s dreams come true at Tartini, where pizzas and pasta dishes are meticulously crafted works of art.

Comforts of Home

From pierogis and schnitzel to a stunning apple strudel, family-run Chef Henry’s is bursting with Eastern European delights.

Bloom Time

Yuki Hana, with its exotic takes on sushi and more, carves out a place on the thriving Japanese dining scene.

Top Tchoup

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.

Fresh Takes

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.
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Summer Getaways 2015

Summer is finally on its way and now is the perfect time to plan your getaway. Check out some of these great deals and special destinations just a short drive from Orlando.

Shattering Myths of Better Business Bureau

2015 Best Lawyers

When you need an attorney, you want someone with a strong reputation and a proven track record. The annual Best Lawyers® list provides the names of Orlando-area attorneys most recommended by their colleagues in the field.

Orlando's Top Dentists of 2015

Our annual list featuring 216 of the area’s finest dental professionals.

Dentists Q&As

We selected 4 dentists to weigh in on questions related to dental health.

Guide to Private Schools 2015

Our annual guide to private schools will help you chart an educational course for your family.
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