Le Pho (Facebook | Website), which opened in the bottom floor of the Chase Plaza in December 2017, has closed. The fast-casual restaurant opened in the former home of Spice Burgr at 165 S. Orange Avenue and specialized in a variety of rice/vermicelli...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
We told you HERE that the new Jinya Ramen Bar (Facebook | Website) would be opening on August 8 but we were able to visit a day earlier as part of a media opener. This is the first Florida-based location for the international...
UPDATE - Mark Ferguson has confirmed that he has sold Ferg's Depot.  Ferg’s Depot (Facebook | Website), the ambitious tenant of the historic Church Street Station has closed. The 15,000 SF restaurant/bar took over three years to open and hit a number...
Foxtail Coffee Co. (Website) has soft-opened their new Hourglass District location, located at 2401 Curry Ford Road . The new store is located in a former gas station/convenience store on the corner of Bumby and Curry Ford. The name of this...
Jinya Ramen Bar (Facebook | Website) has announced a Grand Opening of their new Thornton Park location on August 8. The ramen-focused menu of the new eatery will offer 13 signature bowls and guests can customize their bowls with more than...
"We want something that's clean, sexy, and service-oriented." - Romi Mawardi Team Market Group, the company that owns a collection of popular downtown venues like Celine Orlando (Website) and Mathers Social Gathering (Website), are currently working on a new lounge space,...
Blended Cafe Bar (Facebook | Website) has opened in the former home of Juliana’s Italian Restaurant at 2306 Edgewater Drive . The new cafe opened on Thursday, July 26 and offers a selection of bubble tea, coffee, breakfast, small plates, wine,...
We told you HERE in April that Deeply Coffee (Facebook | Instagram) would be opening a new coffee shop in Downtown Orlando. They officially soft-opened on Saturday, July 28 and have been going strong ever since. The new shop has plenty of...
BART (Facebook | Website) announced on their Facebook page this Wednesday that they will be closing their Mills 50 bar/arcade space this fall. The bar, which opened in 2012 at 1205 N. Mills Avenue , specialized in craft beer and...
Fuel Orlando (Facebook | Website) is now open in the back-end of Frosty's Christmastime Lounge at 50 E. Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando. We told you HERE in June that the new venue by Beacon Hill Group was coming to Downtown. Co-owner...
EDIT: Stasio's will not be open Sundays Stasio's Italian Deli and Market (Facebook) is scheduled to open the morning of Monday, July 23 at their home at 210 N. Bumby in the Milk District . The new family-owned deli will feature...
We told you in January that a new tea shop would replacing Smoke Shop Tobacco and Pipes at 714 N. Mills Avenue , but they are finally ready to open now. RoyalTea (Website) will be soft opening on Saturday, July 21, followed...
Blackstar, the live music venue that moved into the former Brink space behind Firestone/Venue 578, closed late last month. The closure was sudden and without notice, as the indie folk band, the 502s, discovered on the day of a...
We announced in October 2017 that Sprouts Farmers Market (Website) would be taking over the former Winter Park Whole Foods space in order to open their first Orlando-area store. They have finally announced a fall opening. Sprouts is known for their...
New Winter Park "Cali-Mex" restaurant, Cinco and Tequila (Website), has announced a soft opening date of Friday, July 20 with a grand opening on Tuesday, July 24. The new concept is being spearheaded by Greg Pranzo, a prolific restaurateur with owner...
UPDATE: Hackney passed her inspections and will open for business the morning of Wednesday, July 18.   As we told you in March, Gratitude Coffee (Facebook) will soon be opening a new brick in mortar shop in College Park. Jen Hackney, the owner...
The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the hosts alone and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Bungalower Media This week's episode was recorded at the newly-opened Grape and the Grain in...
The Foxtail/Leguminati collab space in the Hourglass District we told you about in January is expected to open on August 4. The new coffee shop will feature vegan eats by Leguminati (Facebook | Website), which will be serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner options...
“We’re really excited about this location because it’ll have all the classic Jimmy Hula’s favorites with a few new twists for the downtown community,” - Zach Hartman, Vice President Jimmy Hula’s. Central Florida-based restaurant chain, Jimmy Hula's (Website), has announced that...
The folks behind The Heavy, the mixed retail concept moving into the vacant Lombardi's building at 1152 Harmon Avenue , has been raising more questions than answers since they came out of their fishy closet in November of last year. We...
UPDATE: Jessica Kinnee of Retro City Cycles has informed us that they have taken over the Blue Bonnet space and that Harmon's Photo has signed on for their old space, which is next door. Blue Bonnet, a small retail shop...
Schumann's Yager Haus (Facebook) has closed their downtown restaurant, located at 25 W. Church Street . There had been rumors for months that the owners were looking to pull out of their German "multi-cuisine" restaurant and bar but that had...
By Sarah Bolandi The Gnarly Barley (Website) has closed their stall at the Market on Magnolia food hall. The locally-loved, bites and brews hotspot has been serving sandwiches to patrons in they opened in September 2017. Despite its popularity, Gnarly Barley...
Big Time Streetfood Co. (Facebook) is now open in Thornton Park. The new grab 'n' go commissary is located next to Burton’s Bar at 805 E. Washington Street in a space that has been vacant for years. The small shop...