Author: Kristen Manieri

Where to Eat Poutine in Orlando

You don’t have to be from the Great White North to enjoy poutine. With crispy fries dotted with cheese curds and then slathered in gravy, this Canadian delicacy is a savory smorgasbord of diet-sabotaging deliciousness. Lucky for us Orlando locals, there’s…

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Hands-On Workshops Launch at Driftwood Market in College Park

Driftwood Market, a locally owned boutique in College Park’s main shopping district, recently launched a workshop series that’s filled with hands-on, artful experiences ideal for a date night or girl’s night out. At its Edgewater Drive locale, Driftwood instructors lead DIY…

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Where to Experience a Farm Stay Near Orlando

Beach getaways, Disney staycations, spa retreats and adventure-filled exploits are all possible for those planning a Florida vacation. But for those seeking a more pastoral respite, a farm stay might just be the perfect plan. Florida might not have the…

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11 Must-Eat Orlando Bites by @Dafoodie

Truth be told, Instagram is our favorite social media platform, by a long shot. We love sharing great images but we love appreciating other local pics just as much. So, we’re launching a new series to showcase some of our…

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Dine Out for Life on Thursday, April 27

Join thousands of people on Thursday, April 27, 2017 who will take up the fight against HIV/AIDS by simply dining at their favorite restaurants for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Nine local restaurants will participate in this year’s Dining Out For…

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House Presents TasteMaker Dinner Series

Celebrating food, spirits and life, Ruth’s Chris will present a series of exclusive dinners hosted at Ruth’s Chris Steak House locations across the country. Pairing fine cuisine with today’s tastemakers of wine, champagne and whiskey, the acclaimed TasteMaker Dinner Series is designed to share…

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Wish Upon a Star, a Disney Revue: May 11 & 12

This spring, the CFCArts’ Central Florida Community Choir and Symphony Orchestra will present the wonders of Wish Upon a Star, a Disney revue. Following up on their successful 2012 production of When You Wish, the music of Disney, the CFCArts…

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Toast to Spring at Harbor Nights Primavera, April 21

Harbor Nights Primavera Returns April 21, 2017 Escape to the romance of the Mediterranean under the twinkling lights of the Harbor Piazza at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando.  Harbor Nights Primavera will take place on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 6:30pm –…

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We’ve Gone National! Introducing Date Night Guide

It’s been 10 years since Orlando Date Night Guide first began sharing date ideas with Orlando couples. Since then, we’ve grown to serve more than 50,000 unique monthly visitors and have shared thousands of date night ideas. It’s been incredibly exciting…

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Food Truck Bazaar + Free Bowling Event Series

The Orlando Food Truck Bazaar by The Daily City and Boardwalk Bowl are partnering up for a once-a-month night of food trucks and bowling April 26 + May 24 + June 28 6-9pm at Boardwalk Bowl. Guests will enjoy 6…

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7th Annual Science of Wine: April 29

Far from your typical wine tasting, Science of Wine takes attendees on a cerebral and culinary exploration behind the science of one of the world’s most popular beverages. Hosted on Saturday, April 29 at Orlando Science Center, this oenological odyssey features presentations on multiple…

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Ritz-Carlton Orlando to Host Sunset Beer Yoga Series in April & May

For those who like their sun salutations with a side of suds, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes now offers the best of both worlds. Beginning on Saturday, April 15th, the luxury resort in Orlando will introduce a new Beer Yoga…

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Generocity Orlando, A Party with a Purpose, Kicks Off April 26

A new event kicks off this month and it’s aimed at connecting Orlandoans to each other and to local nonprofit organizations. Created and hosted by Orlando magazine, Generocity Orlando will kick off for its first event on Wednesday, April 26,…

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Photo Recap: Do Good Date Night with Feeding Children Everywhere

This past Friday we rolled up our sleeves and threw on our hairnets to create over 8,000 meals with Feeding Children Everywhere for the 14th Do Good Date Night event. Working in a fun assembly line, our 80 attendees labored…

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Dine Out for Life on Thursday, April 27

Join thousands of people on Thursday, April 27, 2017 who will take up the fight against HIV/AIDS by simply dining at their favorite restaurants for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Nine local restaurants will participate in this year’s Dining Out For…

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House Presents TasteMaker Dinner Series

Celebrating food, spirits and life, Ruth’s Chris will present a series of exclusive dinners hosted at Ruth’s Chris Steak House locations across the country. Pairing fine cuisine with today’s tastemakers of wine, champagne and whiskey, the acclaimed TasteMaker Dinner Series is designed to share…

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Wish Upon a Star, a Disney Revue: May 11 & 12

This spring, the CFCArts’ Central Florida Community Choir and Symphony Orchestra will present the wonders of Wish Upon a Star, a Disney revue. Following up on their successful 2012 production of When You Wish, the music of Disney, the CFCArts…

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Toast to Spring at Harbor Nights Primavera, April 21

Harbor Nights Primavera Returns April 21, 2017 Escape to the romance of the Mediterranean under the twinkling lights of the Harbor Piazza at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando.  Harbor Nights Primavera will take place on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 6:30pm –…

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We’ve Gone National! Introducing Date Night Guide

It’s been 10 years since Orlando Date Night Guide first began sharing date ideas with Orlando couples. Since then, we’ve grown to serve more than 50,000 unique monthly visitors and have shared thousands of date night ideas. It’s been incredibly exciting…

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Food Truck Bazaar + Free Bowling Event Series

The Orlando Food Truck Bazaar by The Daily City and Boardwalk Bowl are partnering up for a once-a-month night of food trucks and bowling April 26 + May 24 + June 28 6-9pm at Boardwalk Bowl. Guests will enjoy 6…

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7th Annual Science of Wine: April 29

Far from your typical wine tasting, Science of Wine takes attendees on a cerebral and culinary exploration behind the science of one of the world’s most popular beverages. Hosted on Saturday, April 29 at Orlando Science Center, this oenological odyssey features presentations on multiple…

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Ritz-Carlton Orlando to Host Sunset Beer Yoga Series in April & May

For those who like their sun salutations with a side of suds, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes now offers the best of both worlds. Beginning on Saturday, April 15th, the luxury resort in Orlando will introduce a new Beer Yoga…

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We’ve Gone National! Introducing Date Night Guide

It’s been 10 years since Orlando Date Night Guide first began sharing date ideas with Orlando couples. Since then, we’ve grown to serve more than 50,000 unique monthly visitors and have shared thousands of date night ideas. It’s been incredibly exciting…

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Food Truck Bazaar + Free Bowling Event Series

The Orlando Food Truck Bazaar by The Daily City and Boardwalk Bowl are partnering up for a once-a-month night of food trucks and bowling April 26 + May 24 + June 28 6-9pm at Boardwalk Bowl. Guests will enjoy 6…

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7th Annual Science of Wine: April 29

Far from your typical wine tasting, Science of Wine takes attendees on a cerebral and culinary exploration behind the science of one of the world’s most popular beverages. Hosted on Saturday, April 29 at Orlando Science Center, this oenological odyssey features presentations on multiple…

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Ritz-Carlton Orlando to Host Sunset Beer Yoga Series in April & May

For those who like their sun salutations with a side of suds, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes now offers the best of both worlds. Beginning on Saturday, April 15th, the luxury resort in Orlando will introduce a new Beer Yoga…

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Generocity Orlando, A Party with a Purpose, Kicks Off April 26

A new event kicks off this month and it’s aimed at connecting Orlandoans to each other and to local nonprofit organizations. Created and hosted by Orlando magazine, Generocity Orlando will kick off for its first event on Wednesday, April 26,…

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Photo Recap: Do Good Date Night with Feeding Children Everywhere

This past Friday we rolled up our sleeves and threw on our hairnets to create over 8,000 meals with Feeding Children Everywhere for the 14th Do Good Date Night event. Working in a fun assembly line, our 80 attendees labored…

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5 Must-Try Gourmet Breakfast Dishes in Orlando

Researchers say we should all eat breakfast like a king and I could not agree more. I love a lavish morning meal. So, too, does my friend Faiyaz Kara, food critic for Orlando Weekly and the author of Gourmet Breakfasts…

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Velvet Sessions Featuring The Wailers Returns March 30

The award winning Velvet Sessions, a rock & roll cocktail party held in the Velvet Bar and Lobby Lounge inside Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort, returns Thursday, March 30, 2017 with the band that put reggae on the map.  Straight…

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10th Annual Reading Between the Wines with Art Smith & Norman Van Aken

Reading between the Wines, the annual fundraising event for the Adult Literacy League, returns Wednesday, April 12, 2017 with what promises to be an unforgettable evening of culinary tastes and tales.   Attendees will enjoy delicious food and beverages from local restaurants followed…

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