Last April Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs announced a grand search for Orlando's "Signature Dish" during her State of the County address on April 7. More on that HERE including a great video announcing the search. Since then, there hasn't...
Artisan popsicle-maker, the Pop Parlour (Facebook | Website), now offers full service in their Lake Eola-adjacent store. The new menu includes tea, coffee, and espresso drinks, including their own house-made cold brew that they will be bottling and selling around...
UPDATE: The grand opening is scheduled for Thursday, August 24.  Orange County Brewers (Facebook | Website) is currently in a soft opening phase, where they open at 4 p.m. daily, leading up to a grand opening at a later date that is...
According to Scott Joseph, of ScottJosephOrlando.com, the Park Plaza Gardens on Park Avenue is officially closed. Park Plaza Gardens closed in March, 2016 when the owner, Mary Demetree, claimed to be closing temporarily to have the her landlord deal with...
In a recent post on Insomniac, Electric Daisy Carnival's arts and culture blog, the traveling thump-thumpa fest profiled all of the hottest spots that festival-goers should check out while in town. Last year's event brought approximately 75,000 attendees to...
Black Bean Deli (Facebook | Website) will now be open on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at their Colonialtown location, according to owner Andres Corton. Corton and his team tested the new hours on Sunday, August 13. "It seemed...
The co-operative motorcycle garage, Standard Motorcycle Co. (Facebook | Website), is adding more services and vendors to their growing space on Silver Star Road . According to the owner, Jason Paul Michaels, Foxtail Coffee (Website) will be available on drip, pour-over, French press,...
The Nutmilk Man (Facebook) is a new local product being offered at the District Market (Facebook) in the Mills 50 District. They specialize in 100 percent organic, raw, specialty-crafted nut and seed milks with under six ingredients. The products are...
Pop-up conversational supper series the Dinner Project (Facebook | Website) is looking for hire a Chief Operating Officer for their business. The founder, Dana Marie Roquemore, would remain as CEO, but is looking for someone to scale her popular concept...
The Little Blue Donut Co. food truck is opening a storefront location in Winter Park, in the former home of Scratch Kitchen, which closed on Monday, July 3. The crowd-favorite mobile donut truck will be opening their new shop sometime...
King Bao (Facebook | Instagram) and their partners have abandoned their plan to open a lobster-focused restaurant concept that we wrote about this past February HERE. The three co-owners told Bungalower that following a particularly lengthy permitting process that delayed their original...
The Great Orlando Craft Beer Fest and Crawl: Endless Summer Edition will be held on Saturday, August 12 from 3-7 p.m. in Downtown Orlando. Sample 15 beers at 15 separate Downtown bars. Registration begins at 3 p.m. at Sideshow in...
In response to Orange County's search for Orlando's Signature Dish, we've decided to start gathering some iconic Florida recipes for our subscribers to try at home. Our July Bungalower Bundle included a little bonus recipe card among the regular monthly...
UPDATE: With the upswing in recent cases in canine influenza, dog-owners should be aware of limiting their pet's interaction with other dogs unless they are properly vaccinated and not showing signs of infection. More on information on the dog...
A new restaurant called Garp and Fuss (Facebook) will be opening in the former home of Bistro on Park Avenue in Winter Park . According to the owners, the restaurant will sport a vintage "industrial style" and focus on simple...
Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” in our main menu. If you’d like to have your event added to our...
According to Kyle Arnold of the Orlando Sentinel, a new bar and cafe will be opening next to the Orlando City Soccer Stadium. The Lion's Den (Website), located at 642 W. Church Street , would operate the business as a cafe...
The North Quarter Market (Facebook) was originally a joint effort between Downtown Credo, the Farmacy, and Pop Parlour, which opened in late November, 2016. The collaborative market concept was built around the idea of having a community market and coffee...
According to paperwork filed with the City of Orlando, a cafe is looking to open on the corner of Orange Avenue and Washington Street in Downtown Orlando . The 6,295 SF first floor retail has been vacant for years and...
Ferg's Depot (Facebook | Website) on Church Street has been listed for sale for $4,700,000. Bungalower spoke with the owner, Mark Ferguson, who informed us that they are currently dealing with repayments for a substantial bridge loan that was making it...
The Orlando Main Streets are hosting their week-long Restaurant Week event again. This year's tour de food runs August 4-12 and features prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at participating, locally-owned restaurants; with special offers in $5, $10, $20,...
Dominique Greco has been hired as the City of Orlando's first ever Night Manager; a position that will oversee the growing needs of Orlando's Downtown nightlife scene. Greco comes to the job following eight years as the Project Director for...
Farm and Haus Orlando (Website), has slowly been expanding their empire of healthy prepared meals since their early roots in 2015; they expanded into the former Bookmark It space in East End Market, they partnered with guest chefs like Dixie...
The popular Winter Park coffee shop, Foxtail Coffee Co. (Instagram | Website), celebrated the grand opening of its second location, on the ground floor of the Bank of America building in Downtown Orlano . Occupying space within the French-inspired Dovecote...
According to our friend Ricky Ly of Tasty Chomps, a new ramen restaurant will be opening in the former home of Tijuana Flats, next to the Starbucks, in Thornton Park. Construction of the Jinya Ramen Bar (Website) will begin in the...