You may recall when we shared Orlando Weekly's news in October 2017 that New Smyrna beach's favorite deli, Manzano’s Deli (Facebook | Website), would be opening a new location in Winter Park. Well, they're now open and serving up sandwiches in the same retail...
Foxtail announced today, September 25, that they would be opening their first College Park location at 3405 Edgewater Drive . That address may look familiar, as it is the current home of Hubby Bubbly Falafel Shop. The Hubby Bubbly team...
East End Market owner, John Rife, installed arguably the first (legal and registered) rooftop beehive in the City of Orlando on Friday, September 21, and our editor was there to film it. The hive is a first for the food hub/hall...
The Handy Pantry (Facebook) has announced that they will be closing their popular convenience store in Lake Eola Heights on Thursday, September 20 on the Lake Eola Heights Historic District Facebook page. The business, which has been operated by husband...
As we told you HERE in January, the long-vacant building at 720 N. Mills Avenue  by Pho 88 will soon house a new Kushiyaki concept by local food genius, Sonny Nguyen - owner of Domu at East End Market. Tori Tori (Facebook)...
Noir Cafe (Facebook) opened in the former Barnie's Coffee Kitchen, attached to the CityArts Factory, in June of 2017. They recently told Bungalower that they will be closing. "It was not an easy decision to make yet as a business...
Chan's Chinese Cuisine (Website) is an award-winning restaurant that has been open for more than 20 years in the Colonialtown neighborhood. The property is now listed for sale on LoopNet. "After a very successful run, now it is time to...
This column is also featured in our monthly print product, available in restaurants and storefronts across the City Beautiful. By Misty Heath A "locavore" is a person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food. Along...
Food Network's Andrew Zimmern is in Orlando this week, eating his way through our most popular restaurants and foodie hubs. Andrew Zimmern (Website) is a trained chef, television personality, radio host, director, food critic, and all-around foodtrepreneur. He can be...
The Orlando Museum of Art (Website) will present Nick Cave: Feat., an exhibition featuring the whimsical creations of renowned artist, Nick Cave, from September 14 to December 31.   Cave is known for his practice in exploring with a variety of color and...
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.   SPONSORED: This week’s episode was recorded at Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant on...
Keep Orlando Beautiful (Website) is seeking local fashion designers and artists to create fashionable looks made from materials that would otherwise be headed to the landfill or recycling facility. The designs will be featured at the Trash 2 Trends runway event, an...
Looking for a place to have a coffee? Look no further than this working map sourced by a resident beano and coffee connoisseur that first came to our attention via the folks at Pulptown. Click HERE to see the map...
Z Asian Vietnamese Cuisine is a new restaurant opening next door to the newly closed, Mai Bistro. The restaurant, owned by Hien Q. Pham, will serve authentic Vietnamese food with additional Chinese and Thai dishes on the side. Z Asian is...
A new local startup called Mosquito County Tours (Facebook), a nod to Orange County's original name,  will take Orlando diners on regular walking tours of local Orlando neighborhoods. The most recent being an upcoming trip to Mills 50's Little...
The new poke-centric concept by the King Bao owners that we told you about HERE last August is almost ready to open to the public. Poke Hana (Facebook), located at 1225-A E. Colonial Drive , is expected to open Saturday,...
UPDATE: The impending closure has been confirmed by Truck Stop employees and the restaurant will serve their final Disco Brunch on Sunday, August 26. Be sure to sto pby and send them off with a mimosa purchase.  Truck Stop Restaurant...
Bungalower contributor and co-host of our weekly radio show "Bungalower and the Bus" on Real Radio 104.1, Jon Busdeker, will be hosting a pop-up dinner party at Nikki's Place Southern Cuisine in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood on Thursday, September 20...
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 310 Park South restaurant in Winter Park. On...
Your Pie (Facebook | Website) opened an Orlando location back in June 2017 in the bottom floor of Skyhouse. That location has since closed. We were unable to contact the previous owners of the downtown pizzeria, but a new tenant is already moving...
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...
Wally's has closed after 64 years of business in the Mills 50 District. The sudden news was posted on their social platforms and the local watering hole's doors early this morning, August 21. Bungalower was told by a friend of the...
As we told you last week, Ferg's Depot has closed and been sold to new owners. We now know that those owners are none other than Rob and Joe Nunziata, of FBC Mortgage. If that name sounds familiar, its because...
SPONSORED: Craft cocktail competition meets history class in this local version of Drunk History hosted by the Orange County Regional History Center. Local craft bars compete for bragging rights by creating tasty libations inspired by local history. Past muses have included local...
Venchur Investments has just purchased the popular College Park watering hole, The Local Bar and Grill (Facebook). Venchur owner, Pat Semeraro (LinkedIn), announced the purchase of the 2,900 SF venue via press release on Thursday, August 16. Included in the...