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3 Central Florida restaurants receive emergency shut down orders in last week

Three Central Florida restaurants received emergency orders to shut down in the week of July 18-24, according to data from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Orange County The Waffle House at 1815 S. Semoran Blvd. shut down on July 20 after officials found 20 total violations, four of which were a high priority. Those violations included a dishwashing machine that ...
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Downtown Orlando bar Finnhenry's to close by the end of the week

Longtime downtown Orlando watering hole Finnhenry's Public House is set to close as soon at the week's end, a casualty of COVID-19's impact on the local nightlife and entertainment sector. As reported by the Orlando Business Journal on Tuesday, court records obtained by OBJ show that the downtown bar, sued...
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Pita Mediterranean Street Food opening Florida location with $3 gyros

Pita Mediterranean Street Food will make its Florida debut this weekend in Maitland, Florida, where it's offering street gyros for $3, according to a company press release. The restaurant, at 400 N. Orlando Ave., will feature the gyro special from 5 to 9 p.m. Pita Mediterranean Street Food serves traditional...
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Mediterranean chain opening 1st Florida location in Maitland Friday

MAITLAND, Fla. – A fast-casual Mediterranean chain is getting ready to open its first restaurant in Florida on Friday, setting up shop in Maitland. PITA Mediterranean Street Food is opening at 400 N. Orlando Ave. This will be a franchise location, according to a spokesperson. The Georgia-based restaurant is predominantly...
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Winging It In Orlando: 5 Favorite Places to Try

Naked chicken wingsPhoto by Rachel Claire from Pexels. Wings are one of the most popular meals in the US. During the Super Bowl, chicken wings, wings, and Buffalo wings are common among Americans. Millions of people eat the wings during the game night. It is almost a tradition. Wings and a cold beer are usually the order of the night. Wings are inexpensive and easy to shear, so they are an excellent choice for a group meal while watching sports.
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Five Best Vegan Options at Universal Orlando

If you’re planning a trip to Universal Studios in Florida and are wondering what plant-based options will be available around the property, we can tell you one thing for sure: they’re not as crummy as you might expect from a theme park!. Universal Studios has a variety vegan options in...
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VECDD seeks proposals for golf course restaurant

The Viera East Community Development District is seeking proposals to operate and provide catering services at its golf course clubhouse in Rockledge. Proposals must be received no later than 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, and submitted to District Manager Jason Showe, Viera East CDD, 219 E. Livingston St., Orlando, FL 32801.
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Pom Pom’s to host Meng’s Kitchen, maybe more, for Monday pop-ups

When Pom Moongauklang started slashing hours at Pom Pom’s Teahouse & Sandwicheria due to the persistent pandemic-spun employment shortage, she thought hard on ways to recoup the loss. “We’ve had to cut back our Mondays, Tuesdays and sometimes late-night,” says Moongauklang, owner of the Milk District mainstay. “Anything would be helpful at this point.” Even better if that help can benefit two ...
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Best Seafood Restaurants in Orlando plus Seafood Dinner Party Ideas

Here are some of our favorite Seafood Restaurants in Orlando:. With life returning to normality after a difficult 18 months, there is a renewed enthusiasm to get out and see friends and family. Most of us have been starved of social interaction and social engagements for too long, so as summer hits full swing, we thought it would be a good idea to plan your celebration of summer by hosting your very own dinner party where you can get together over some delicious sustainably sourced seafood and look forward to a brighter future.
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Red-Eye’s Git-N-Messy Smokehouse to open at Henry’s Depot, Chuck Cobb tribute wall planned

The late Chuck Cobb had high hopes for expanding his burgeoning empire at Red-Eye’s Git-N-Messy Smokehouse & Tavern. His partners are putting the concept to the test in the fall with a stall at Sanford food hall Henry’s Depot. “Our plan is to open in early October following some renovations,” partner Chris Poulos told the Sentinel. It’ll be a limited menu at first, he says, one that focuses on ...
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Finnhenry’s owners announce closure

The owners of Finnhenry’s Public House in downtown Orlando have announced on Facebook this past Sunday that they would be closing up shop over the weekend. The popular Irish pub, located at 37 N. Orange Avenue [GMap] in the downtown core, has been in business since 2008. According to a report by Jack Witthaus at Orlando Business Journal, the property was recently purchased by Novel CoWorking LLC who filed a complaint with the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida in May for unpaid rent.
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Best Places for Lasagna in Orlando

Want to try all the best places for lasagna in Orlando? With unique cravings comes delicious food and these Italian restaurants in Orlando showcase all the best multi-layered, gooey, and cheesy lasagnas for all locals and travelers to try. Check out all the best lasagnas in Orlando if you want...
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5 BBQ Joints You Have to Try in Orlando

How lucky are those who live in the south, where BBQ is practically invented? In Orlando, you're are lucky to have top-quality meat paired with mouthwatering sauces. There is no shortage of finger-licking barbecue joints in this city. In this guide to the best BBQ places in Orlando, we have covered the 5 best neighborhood BBQ joints.
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Dig In To The Most Delectable Desserts In Orlando

For those of us with a killer sweet tooth, it's hard enough not to indulge on a daily basis without feeling the guilt of gluttony rearing its ugly head. The fact that Orlando hosts some of the most delectable shops, restaurant's and bakeries filled with sweet and tempting treats don't make the struggle any less real. Celebrate your love for all things delicious on National Dessert Day or any day for that matter. Here are a few of our favorite dessert spots in Orlando where we suggest you not only have dessert but eat it too. Enjoy!