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...
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...
Asian Florida Investmetns, Inc., is attempting to build a new Banh Mi sandwich shop in the Mills 50 District and has applied for facade improvement grant, under the name Paris Banh Mi, LLC. The new restaurant will be opening in...
Meza Orlando (Facebook | Website) has been in the works since December 2016, when owner Nazih Sebaali announced his intentions to close popular downtown eatery Cafe Annie. More on that HERE In a similar fashion to Cafe Annie, which had been open...
Happy Fourth of July, Orlando. In an effort to make this a fun, safe, and memorable holiday we've rounded up some of the best events and tips to get through this crazy day. But first, let's take a minute to...
Tactical Brewing Company (Facebook | Website), which we first wrote about HERE in May 2017, is set to have their first public sneak peek this week of their Baldwin Park brewery. Tactical Brewing is set to open to the public at 6 p.m....
Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether that be at home, in an office, the streets of...
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: The Donut Experiment is totally into that Michigan space, so we're all good. Here's a quote from the owner: "We are still definitely set to open up at Michigan and Orange. We are really excited to...
As we told you HERE, just yesterday, there's a new taco restaurant moving into the former Carmel building in Winter Park. We didn't have much to go on, but we do now. According to a recent press release, Cinco and...
Olea Mezze Grill (Facebook | Website) will be opening their new restaurant in the former home of Teriyaki Madness in the Colonial Plaza by the end of the week. The independent fast-casual restaurant brand, founded in Central Florida, is scheduled to open...
UPDATE - We have more details on this restaurant concept available HERE.    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...
The upcoming A La Cart Street Food and Craft Beer (Website) has recently announced three resident food trucks that will be parking at their permanent food truck garden in the Milk District; PokeKai, Vinny and Kory, and Steak It Easy. Local...
Tin and Taco's second location has finally opened. The SODO sister restaurant is located at 419 E. Michigan Street , just north of the upcoming 11-acre Pineloch development, soft-opened the morning of Monday, June 25. The new space is roughly twice as large as the...
Orange County Brewers (Website) has just announced that they are on board to open a new 12,000 SF contract brewing facility near the under-development Creative Village. Brew Theory will house a large brewing facility to make product for other breweries,...
Craft and Common (Facebook | Website), the retail/coffee shop that moved into the former home of Java Lava, is officially in soft-opening. The owners, transplants from the West Coast with Florida roots, open their new hybrid shop Monday, June 25 to the public....
The Sanctum (Website) will be opening a second restaurant in the former La Merce Restaurant and Market/Daya space at 155 E. Morse Boulevard, Winter Park . Proper and Wild (Instagram) will be a "chef-driven, health-forward, plant-centric concept," according to their social...
Pete Downing has announced that he, in partnership with Sarah and Vinnie Olivieri of Treehouse Truck (Website) and the newer Grovetucky Farms (Website) food truck, have taken over the kitchen at Orange County Brewers in Downtown Orlando. Red Claw (Facebook) will serve...
Disney has brought Bryan Cranston, Angelina Jolie, and Sam Rockwell to Orlando to film the upcoming film, The One and Only Ivan, an adaptation of the award-winning book by Katherine Applegate. The film centers on a gorilla named Ivan, played by Rockwell,...
EDIT: The cask-tapping event with the Mayor is invite-only. Public beer drinkers are invited to come by at 4 p.m. Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company (Facebook | Website) is hosting a private, Inaugural Cask Tapping event on Friday, June 29, which will also...
The City of Winter Park has brought back their successful pool-based "Dive-In" movie series this summer, kicking it off with a screening of cult-favorite, Jaws, on Saturday, July 21. The screening is part of the Parks and Recreation Department's Family Fun program and...
This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed. Listen to our 70th episode of “Bungalower and the Bus” HERE and be sure...