This June marks 49-years in business for Beefy King Restaurant in the Milk District. The local restaurant has been owned by the same family that started the restaurant nearly 50 years ago, by Freeman and Margaret Smith. The space is...
DoveCote (Facebook | Website) will be hosting a collaborative four-course, five-wine dinner on Tuesday, June 27. Tim Varan of Tim's Wine Market (Website) will be curating the Florida-debut of French wines from the Craig Baker Selection. Chef Clay Miller will be...
Townie Tourist (Facebook | Website) is a weekly series of tours, hosted by Orlando-native Jenny De Witt. De Witt takes viewers on a walking tour of a different neighborhood or cultural event each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts...
Hubbly Bubbly (Facebook | Website) has finally opened their new Downtown restaurant. We announced that the falafel restaurant was expanding into downtown HERE back in April, 2016, next to the former Fiat dealership at 131 N. Orange Ave. . The...
We're seeing the online forums light up all this week with posts about Orlandoans encountering turtles in the streets, in their backyards, public parks, you name it. And most of them are the weird-looking Florida softshell turtle, pictured above. Softshell...
Pay-what-you-want coffee shop Downtown Credo (Facebook | Website) has recently transitioned from a 501 c 3 into a majority-owned benefit corporation. Founder and CEO Ben Hoyer told Bungalower in an emailed statement that, “The most important thing is that our...
Hunger Street Tacos (Facebook) will begin serving breakfast and brunch, starting on July 1. The new menu will only be available on Saturdays from 8-10:30 a.m. According to Hunger Street co-owner, Joseph Creech, the new menu will feature chilaquiles, Creekstone Farms skirt...
Chalten Pizza and Helado will open in the former Trevi Express location this summer. The new Argentine-style restaurant will specialize in flatbreads, focaccia, empanadas, and salads and will also serve ice creams, Argentine alfajores, pastries, coffee, and smoothies. According to the...
The Kadence crew will be hosting a sushi pop-up every Sunday night over the next three weeks (June 11, 18, 25) at Redlight Redlight. The restaurant group became known in Orlando for their pocket-sized sushi restaurant in East End Market,...
The Gourmet Muffin (Facebook) has opened for business in Audubon Park. The shop, located at 2909 Corrine Drive, is located just up the street from Palmer's Garden and Goods . They specialize in dessert and breakfast goodies made with natural ingredients...
"Went past this afternoon and the place is closed. Do you know what is going on with Sugar Daddy's? Thank you for keeping all of up to date." - James Benjamin Sugar Daddy Bakery and Coffee Company (Facebook | Website) is in fact not...
Renovations are currently underway that will transform the former home of The Baoery into the Jax Thornton Park. The Baoery closed on March 31, more on that HERE. Jax is backed by  group of local investors and Jack Thompson, who once...
Brooklyn Water Bagel will be selling limited edition rainbow bagels at their Winter Park and Lake Mary stores, in recognition of Orlando United Day. The chain will donate 100 percent of all proceeds from rainbow bagel sales to the Central...
As we wrote in April, HERE, Mucho Tequila and Tacos is no more. In its place stands a new concept from the Beacon Hill Group, Muddy Waters. Muddy Waters is a New Orleans-style restaurant headlined by the talent behind Two...
The Thornton Park Starbucks location closed on Sunday, June 4 to undergo a series of renovations as part of their five-year remodel. According to one of the workers inside, touch-ups include a new paint job (black and cream replacing the...
Burton's Bar closed in late February, after 80 years in business but is now under new ownership - more on that HERE, who held a soft opening for friends and family on June 4, which we were able to...
As we reported in May, HERE, a new restaurant concept called Brooklyn Coffee Shop (Facebook) has moved into the former home of Restaurant Ash. Their grand opening will be held on Sunday, June 4, at 10 a.m. The menu offers...
Filmmaker Luiz Fernando Schultz documented the late-night bar scene in 90s Orlando, firsthand, and it was screened at the Florida Film Festival in 1998. It follows local DJ Remark (Mark Snyder), during a nostalgic time in Orlando's dance music...
The Antioch21 Church at the corner of Bumby Avenue and East Robinson Street will be replaced by a new mixed-use concept this summer. The warehouse has already been gutted, painted, and is currently in the process of being thoroughly renovated...
According to Faiyaz Kara of the Orlando Weekly, a new restaurant will soon be moving into the space vacated by Giraffas Brazilian Grill, in Mills Park .  Too Much Sauce (Facebook | Website) will offer wings, quinoa/rice bowls, salads, and more. The...
Chef Greg Peters, President of Graffiti Junktion, will be returning to his former building in Thornton Park to open a new concept called Truck Stop Restaurant. Graffiti Junktion moved out of its space at 900 E. Washington and...
Travel site, Culture Trip (Website), recently published a story called, "Travel to Southeast Asia in Orlando's Little Vietnam" sharing an insider's look at the cultural hotspot that is the intersection of Mills Avenue and Colonial Drive. The site appeals to...
Lion's Pride Orlando (Facebook | Website) is now open for business in the  historic Teele Building, in the Church Street District . The restaurant and bar is fully-outfitted with plenty of screens to catch a live soccer game, with a...
"Hi! So the restaurant, Square One, on the corner of Mills and Minnesota in Winter Park abruptly closed today without warning ... I'm standing at the first green bank, watching a lot of customers show up, then walk away...
Tap and Grind Bar (Facebook | Website) will be opening a new location in Mills 50, next to BART, according to the Orlando Weekly.  They will be moving into a space that was formerly occupied by Thang Q. Bui, Accupuncture, at...