Eats

So Much to Love About Highball & Harvest at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando

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One of the most anticipated restaurant openings of the year, Highball & Harvest quietly opened its doors in October and now delights with an inventive take on culinary cocktails and the farm-to-table movement. A casual dining concept (jeans are totally acceptable attire), this Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes Orlando restaurant boasts interactive dining, handcrafted cocktails, and a creative, locally sourced menu of seasonal Low Country ... Read More »

La Nouba Announces Fall Rates & Dinner + Show Packages

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La Nouba, the exclusive Cirque du Soleil show at Walt Disney World Resort, recently announced special fall rates starting at $54 for adult. This offer is available to all guests for performances from now through December 19th. If guests wish to have dinner before or after they see La Nouba, they can take advantage of La Nouba’s special Dinner & ... Read More »

Couple at Large: Review of the Chef’s Table at Hamilton’s Kitchen

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Several times each year, we send a different couple on an awesome date night. This Couple at Large then shares their experience on the blog. In October, we sent Paul and Natalie Jurado to experience the chef’s table at Hamilton’s Kitchen, a spectacular farm-to-table restaurant inside Winter Park’s Alfond Inn. Here’s what they had to say about the experience: By Paul ... Read More »

7 Reasons to Love Soco

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It’s hard to believe it’s been over a year since Hue closed its door, ending a 12-year stretch at the corner of Central and Summerlin. It was tough to say goodbye to the hipster hotspot with its infamous Disco Bruch, but even tougher to see the coveted piece of real estate sit empty for so long. But after months of ... Read More »

Couple at Large Giveaway: Win a Four-Course Omakase Experience at Shari Sushi Lounge

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It’s time to kick off another Couple at Large giveaway, which will give one lucky couple the chance to experience an unbelievable, unforgettable, all-expense-paid date night. The winner will have just one favor to return: the pair become the Couple at Large and are tasked with reporting back with a short, first-person blog about their experience. This month, the Couple ... Read More »

The Chef’s Table at Luma: A Date Night Must, At Least Once

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We booked our spot at Luma’s Chef Table two months ago and then waited patiently for the day (also our 10-year anniversary) to arrive. We’d heard it was good, “epic” in fact, but only a few details whetted our appetite: seven to nine courses, all crafted from the chef’s whimsy and served at a kitchen-side table where chef/owner Brandon McGlamery ... Read More »

Couple at Large Giveaway: Win a Chef’s Table Date Night at Hamilton’s Kitchen

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It’s time to kick off another Couple at Large giveaway, which will give one lucky couple the chance to experience an unbelievable, unforgettable, all-expense-paid date night. The winner will have just one favor to return: the pair become the Couple at Large and are tasked with reporting back with a short, first-person blog about their experience. This month the Couple at ... Read More »

Food & Wine Weekends Return to Waldorf Astoria Orlando

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Lovers of fun, creative and decadent culinary experiences will adore all the foodie festivities planned on weekends through November 9 at Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. To begin with, the annual Food & Wine Weekends will host a series of wine dinners held on Friday and Saturday evenings when 16 guests will feast on a three-course, wine-paired ... Read More »

Hamilton’s Kitchen Launches New Tasting Experience

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Lots of new surprises have been bubbling out of the kitchen at The Alfond Inn where Chef Marc Kusche took over the helm as Executive Chef of Hamilton’s Kitchen this past spring. Since his arrival, the restaurant has launched a Sunday brunch and unveiled new dishes that are earning Chef Kusche accolades from local restaurant reviewers, including Orlando Magazine’s Joseph ... Read More »