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10 Quintessential Things to Eat at Disney Springs

As an Orlando local, you know how it is…family and friends come to town and it’s time to visit the touristy classics. Visit the ICON Orlando, pop over to a local zoo, and spend a day at Disney Springs. But before…

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Four Itineraries for a Progressive Dinner in Winter Garden

A progressive dinner is defined as “a dinner party in which each successive course is prepared and eaten at the residence of a different participant.” To plan your own, pick an area of Orlando where there’s a cluster of yummy…

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New Year, No Diet: “No Resolutions” Dinners at Plant Street Market this Month

Dieting and exercising more reign supreme as some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. But Winter Garden Food Tours is offering up a tasty alternative: a series of three over-the-top “No Resolutions” dinners at Plant Street Market this January….

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Eater Miami’s Guide to Orlando’s Hottest Restaurants

Foodies, listen up: Eater Miami recently made a heatmap for Orlando’s dining scene! The map features picks for the 13 hottest restaurants in Orlando right now from Faiyaz Kara of Orlando Weekly (one of our favorite local food writers). The…

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125+ Orlando Cooking Classes in January & February

This content is proudly supported by Aggressive Appliances It’s hot in the kitchen, baby! Whether you’re hoping to learn some new skills, pick up some fresh ideas or just have a fun night out together, you’re bound to find something you…

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Winter Park Courtyard Dates

Living in Florida means we get to enjoy the outdoors for almost the entire year. Lunch and dinner dates are a beautiful experience no matter where you dine, but when you get the chance to experience the outdoors with your…

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A Culinary Map of Lake Nona Restaurants

The recent economic boom out of Lake Nona is not just bringing real estate and business opportunities to Central Florida; local eateries are pulling in clientele thanks the the sophisticated palates of Lake Nona’s chefs. As a child, I lived…

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Lunching and Brunching Around Audubon Park with Mosquito County Tours

After going on numerous tours during her travels, Orlando local Mandy Longo founded Mosquito County Tours to bring that same local love to her home city. She loves to show people the real Orlando, and said when she travels she looks…

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9 Awesome Orlando Restaurants Opening this Fall and Winter

A new year is about to begin and with it comes a fresh bunch of new Orlando restaurants to try for date night. From a food truck park to a carnivore’s paradise and a cozy wine bar to a new…

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Enjoy Dinner Plus a Ride on the ICON Orlando with Fly & Dine Package

Want to do date night on International Drive on a budget? ICON Orlando is currently offering seasonal deals and packages perfect for date night. The deal we’re most excited about is the Fly & Dine dining package being offered through…

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Brunch Buzz: Bulla Gastrobar

The first time I dined at Bulla, with a steady stream of tapas arriving at the table to be shared amongst new friends, I was hooked. It’s since become one of my go-to destinations for everything from weeknight book club…

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Our Favorite Orlando Lunch Dates

When thinking of date night, most people automatically think of dinner and a movie. However, factors like working non-traditional hours or struggling with finding a babysitter make lunch dates a fun and feasible alternative. When you add shorter (if any)…

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Local Art and Eats: 4 Itineraries for an Artsy Progressive Dinner Date

There is an awesome and vibrant artist community in Orlando. From beautiful murals to public art, you can see the work of talented local artists everywhere around the city. In fact, many restaurants and bars in Orlando give local artists…

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A Romantic Picnic Basket for Two from Wine Bar George

Wine Bar George opened this summer at Disney Springs and already it’s found an avid fan base in foodies and wine lovers here in Orlando. It was even featured recently in USA Today and Buzzfeed.  The “George” in Wine Bar…

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Orlando Taco Spots That Will Impress Your Date

If your personal motto is to live every day like it’s Taco Tuesday, you’re in luck. There are dozens of restaurants and hole in the wall taco joints in Orlando (and more on the way) where delicious tacos and date…

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15 Romantic Restaurants for Magical Dining Month

SPONSORED – Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month, now on through September 30, gives couples oodles of opportunities to plan affordable date nights across the city. The $35 three-course prix-fixe dinners at over 100 Orlando-area restaurants offer such incredible value. But…

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How to do a Date Night Dessert Crawl at CityWalk

Dinner dates are fun, but a sweet night cap puts the icing on the cake. Here’s how to do a dessert crawl at CityWalk to check out some of the area’s most scrumptious sweets. Stop 1: Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and…

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival Tips from Local Disney Bloggers

It’s the most wonderful time of year for foodies! The Epcot Food and Wine Festival returns August 30 through November 12, 2018 for 75 days of food-filled fun. This year, there are bites and beverages to savor from over 35…

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Hungry? Magical Dining Month Returns August 24 through September 30

SPONSORED – There are two things we love most about this time of year: back-to-school and the return of Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month. After a long summer, it’s time to get date night back on track and this annual…

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8 Places to Brunch at Disney…Outside and Inside of the Parks

Disney is a magical place filled with wonder, fun and food! Brunch is no exception when it comes to Disney’s fabulous offerings. The best part is there are great options inside and outside of the parks! We’ve rounded up a…

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Brunch Buzz: The Parkview

Avid brunch-goers are no strangers to Park Avenue in Winter Park; it’s one of Orlando’s go-to spots for brunch or a Sunday funday. Nearly every restaurant along Park Avenue serves a weekend brunch, making the choice of where to dine…

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Romantic Steakhouses for a Swanky Night Out

There’s something about getting dressed to the nines for an upscale evening with your other half. Steakhouses are the perfect excuse to step up date night or celebrate in style. The two of you can bond over indulgent cuisine while…

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Our Guide to a CityWalk Dinner and Drinks Crawl

Be a tourist in your own city and visit Universal CityWalk for an awesome date night. There are so many hidden gems and well-known favorites at this theme park oasis, and you don’t need a park ticket to join in…

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Restaurants to Try in Orlando’s Best Dining Districts by @tastecooksip

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we’ve launched a 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…

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Embark on a Disney Springs Brews & BBQ Food Crawl Through Sep 3

Sip on brews paired with BBQ-inspired dishes at Disney Springs on a new self-guided food crawl Disney Springs won us over earlier this summer with their limited-time Discover Bourbon trail, and now the fun is back with their newest self-guided…

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Brunch Buzz: Tartine

A newcomer to Orlando’s College Park District, Tartine is a breath of fresh air amongst Orlando’s ever-evolving dining scene. First daters and couples who have been together for years will find comfort in the refined yet casual atmosphere. The cozy…

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A Culinary Map of Plant Street Eats

Written by Nancy DeVault and Stephanie Patterson Winter Garden was incorporated as a town in 1903. Once known for its orange groves and railroad station, this historic suburb in West Orange County is now a favorite among fitness enthusiasts, thanks to…

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Feast Around the World: A Multicultural Date Night

If you’re a fan of travel, perhaps your most memorable date nights have been abroad. Twirling pasta and talking over candlelight in Rome? Slurping ramen and exchanging laughter in Tokyo? Gulping water and giggling after eating Thai-hot curry in Phuket?…

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7 New Orlando Restaurants You Must Try for Date Night this Summer

Looking for a new date night haunt? Over the past few months, dozens of new Orlando restaurants have opened their doors, several of which are perfect for date night. From romantic wine bars to a rooftop restaurant, here are our…

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Christner’s to Host 25th Anniversary Celebration and Benefit

A favorite of the Orlando community for 25 years, Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster will be celebrating its momentous anniversary with a special dining experience on Thursday, June 14 from 6-10pm.  To celebrate their silver anniversary as a family-owned, award-winning…

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The Most Historic Restaurants in Orlando

As Christner’s Prime Steak and Lobster prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary in Orlando this June, our minds shifted to curiosity about Orlando’s most iconic and longstanding restaurants. We teamed up with local restaurant critic Scott Joseph of Scott Joseph’s Orlando…

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