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Sunday Dinner Date Deals Under $60

Sunday dinner date - Ravenous Pig Sunday Supper

Just thinking about Sunday instantly conjures up calming thoughts of lazy brunches, lounging in comfy clothes, and relishing the feeling of a day spent focused on relaxation instead of productivity. Before you let the last sliver of the weekend pass by, indulge in a dinner date that won’t break the bank. Kick back, relax, and let someone else do the ... Read More »

Weekly Grilled Cheese Happy Hour at La Femme du Fromage

La Femme du Fromage grilled cheese happy hour every Friday from 4-8pm

Enjoy a $12 grilled cheese & beer flight every Friday from 4-8pm at La Femme du Fromage You’ve probably already discovered beer flights and wine flights, but what about grilled cheese flights? You can taste one for yourself every Friday from 4-8pm during the relatively new Grilled Cheese Happy Hour at La Femme du Fromage, an artisan cheese shop located ... Read More »

Oh My! This Dessert-Centric Restaurant has a Date Night Booth

Say the words “date night booth” and you’ve got the attention of the Orlando Date Night Guide team. We love sleuthing the city to find Orlando’s best romantic escapes. So, when we got wind that The Glass Knife was opening in Winter Park, and that it would feature not only oodles and doodles of chocolate but also a booth designed ... Read More »

Bok Tower Gardens Hosting Seasonal Farm to Table Dinners

Bok Tower Gardens farm to table dinner

Bok Tower Gardens is hosting ongoing food & wine events perfect for date night.  There’s a new reason to check a day trip to Bok Tower Gardens off your date night bucket list! Situated between Orlando and Tampa in Lake Wales, Bok Tower Gardens ticks all the boxes for quality couple time. With 50 acres of winding pathways, gardens, and ... Read More »

Date Night Deal: $29 Three-Course Harvest Menu at Seasons 52

Seasons 52 Orlando Harvest Dinner

Magical Dining Month sadly came to an end last week, but there’s a new deal in town worth adding to your date night rotation. Through November 22, Seasons 52 is offering a special three-course prix fixe $29 Harvest Dinner menu highlighting fall flavors. The menu is comprised of 11 chef-selected seasonal dishes including your choice of starter, entrée, and dessert ... Read More »

Brunch Buzz: The Melting Pot Orlando

The Melting Pot Orlando Sunday brunch

Brunch has always been the ultimate indulgence in my hierarchy of most-loved meal times. What’s not to love about an entire meal crafted around the concept of getting up late and enjoying a savory feast accompanied by endlessly flowing mimosas? The only thing usually missing from brunch is dessert. Which is why I was practically leaping for joy when I ... Read More »

Date Night Buzz: Wonderland Cookie Dough

Wonderland Cookie Dough - Celebration, FL

New edible cookie dough shop Wonderland Cookie Dough now open in Celebration A new addition to Orlando’s delicious dessert scene, Wonderland Cookie Dough in Celebration invites you to indulge your sweet tooth with a scoop (or three, we won’t tell) of edible cookie dough served in a cup or waffle cone. After what felt like an eternity, Wonderland Cookie Dough ... Read More »

Orlando Restaurants with New Menus and New Chefs

Orlando Restaurants with New Menus and New Chefs

Written by Kristen Manieri and Stephanie Patterson It’s hard to resist the siren call of a new restaurant opening in Orlando, further fueled by star-struck reviews from friends and delectable images littering your Instagram feed. We love the constant evolution of our local food scene, but the steady stream of openings makes it difficult for any food lover to keep ... Read More »

Brunch Buzz: The Strand

The Strand Orlando Brunch

Inviting, cozy, and positively delicious all come to mind when I reflect on a recent brunch enjoyed at The Strand. This community-oriented neighborhood restaurant nestled in the Mills 50 District has an atmosphere that welcomes you whether you’re a regular or first time visitor. The servers are jovial, there’s a constant buzz in the kitchen, and the light, earthy interior, ... Read More »

14 Over the Top Orlando Desserts to Blow Your Mind on Date Night

Over the Top Orlando Desserts

Written by Erica Thomas The only thing that could sweeten a date with your honey more is to end it with a delectable dessert. These final course options are so spectacular they can make even the most simple date seem special and extraordinary. Splurge on one of these over-the-top desserts in Orlando and end your date on a sweet note. ... Read More »

Magical Dining Month Returns Aug 25 – Oct 12 with 100+ Restaurants

Magical Dining Month 2017

Update 9/20: Magical Dining Month has been extended through October 12, 2017! A majority, but not all, of the restaurants are participating in the extension. The Magical Dining Month website has been updated with a note found at the bottom of each restaurant menu containing details on whether or not the restaurant is participating in the extension. For over a decade, ... Read More »

10 Orlando Dessert Places You Must Visit by @wanderwithred

10 Orlando Dessert Places you Must Visit

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we’ve launched a new series to showcase some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. Each month we’ll choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. We love following them and we hope you will too!! This month, we’re featuring @wanderwithred who puts a spotlight on all things local in Orlando. A University of ... Read More »

Brunch Buzz: Canvas Restaurant & Market

Brunch Buzz: Canvas Restaurant & Market

Updated October 2017 Make the 30-minute drive to Lake Nona from Orlando and you’ll land at Canvas Restaurant & Market, a bustling New American restaurant well-poised to become a brunch favorite. The peaceful waterfront setting, outdoor herb garden, and indoor market draw you in while the globally-inspired menu and creative cocktails invite you to stay. Served on Saturdays and Sundays ... Read More »

Date Nights for Donut Lovers

Donuts in Orlando: Date Nights for Donut Lovers

By Erica Thomas There’s something about biting into a soft, doughy cake with divine goodness drizzled, sprinkled, or spread on top. What makes donuts even better is that these tasty bites are acceptable to eat any time of day. Dive into these date outings geared toward donuts in Orlando! Donuts and Beer I know what you’re thinking. Donuts and beer?! ... Read More »

6 Cool Ice Cream Shops for Hot Dates

6 Cool Ice Cream Shops in Orlando for Hot Dates

On a hot date, cool off with ice cream! We’ve got the scoop on the coolest local spots for beat-the-heat treats. Amazeballs Classic New Orleans Sno-Balls (Winter Park) Make a trip to the Winter Park Farmer’s Market even more amazing with a frozen goodie from Amazeballs Classic New Orleans Sno-Balls, owned by husband-and-wife team Bryan and Dawn Ofodile. “Ice comes ... Read More »

The Dinner Party Project Hosting Couples Dinners

The Dinner Party Project is best known for their intimate dinners, which unite eight randomly selected strangers around the dinner table for thoughtful conversation, delicious food, and drinks. Now they’ve opened up that experience to couples, too, with monthly couples dinners. Held on the last Sunday of each month, couples dinners are a unique way to connect with other couples ... Read More »

Christner’s Debuts New Summer Wine & Dine Prix-Fixe

This summer, one of Orlando’s best steakhouses is featuring a wine paired prix fixe designed to showcase awarding winning fare and create a perfect fine dining date night. During the month of July and August, Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster will present a four-course menu that includes rare wine selections artfully paired by Christner’s very own sommelier. Thoughtfully selected and ... Read More »

How to Have an Orlando Food Truck Date

How to have an Orlando Food Truck Date

Looking for a date night experience that’s the perfect marriage of food and fun? Orlando’s delicious food truck scene has it all. Weekly and monthly meet-ups throughout Central Florida make for an easy breezy evening, and you’ll never have to argue over which restaurant to visit again. Briefly part ways to grab fare from your individual favorite trucks, and then ... Read More »

5 New Orlando Restaurants to Add to Your Date Night Rotation

6 New Orlando Restaurants to Add to Your Date Night Rotation: Millenia 106

Written by Stephanie Patterson and Kristen Manieri We’re only half way through the year and already we’ve seen dozens of new Orlando restaurants open their doors. Exciting new spaces are in the works, but if you don’t want to wait, go ahead and make a date at one of these new culinary hotspots. No matter your budget or favorite meal ... Read More »