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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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A Culinary Map of Orange Avenue Eats

Written by Stephanie Patterson and Arlene Laboy Casual coffee shops, fresh seafood joints, waterfront restaurants and spots to satisfy your sweet tooth are just a few gems located along the stretch of Orange Avenue spanning from Winter Park to Downtown…

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Taste of Reunion: Three Courses for $29 through August 23

Reunion Resort invites you to sample cuisine from two of their acclaimed restaurants with three-course prix fixe menus at Forte and Eleven for just $29 per person.  Learn more about this special offer and view menu details below. This dining deal…

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Brunch Buzz: The Glass Knife

Tempting photos of decadent cakes and handcrafted doughnuts may lure you through The Glass Knife’s doors, but the restaurant’s more savory side is equally delicious, especially during brunch. Served on Saturdays and Sundays from 7am-4pm, brunch proves that the restaurant…

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Brunch Buzz: The Ravenous Pig

It’s been more than a decade since James and Julie Petrakis arrived in Winter Park’s food scene with The Ravenous Pig, one of the area’s first gastropubs. And while a relocation and the birth of several additional concepts (including Cask & Larder,…

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Date Night Eats in Orlando’s Little Vietnam

After the Vietnam War, Orlando saw an influx of war refugees. Southeast Asian immigrants set up shop just north of Downtown Orlando. Today the area is thriving and beloved by Orlando; it’s our “Little Vietnam”, our “Little Saigon.” Orlando’s Little…

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Orlando Chef’s Tables and Omakase for Culinary Cravings

While chef’s tables have been around for awhile, it’s not something that pops up in daily conversation (for most of us anyway). However, it’s the perfect option for creating a special moment with a loved one. You’ll have a one-on-one…

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Brunch Buzz: Pizza Bruno

Move over, garlic knots, and make way for the latest at Pizza Bruno. Served Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-3pm, Pizza Bruno’s recently launched brunch service covers all of the bases: boozy concoctions, sweet and savory dishes, plus a relaxed atmosphere….

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What’s New at Disney Springs for Dinner Dates in 2018

Disney Springs has undergone a massive facelift in the last few years. The overhaul included fun additions like the Coca-Cola Store, Splitsville Luxury Lanes, and foodie favorites like Sprinkles Cupcakes, Morimoto Asia, and STK. However, Disney Springs isn’t done with the…

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A Hunger Street Tacos Chef’s Table (In Our Home!!)

A few months ago, Marc and I were the top bidders in the Cows ‘n Cabs silent auction for a Hunger Street Tacos chef’s table. Imagine our delight when the co-owners and chefs, Joseph and David Creech, suggested we host…

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Brunch Buzz: Domu

 When it comes to convincing you to get to Domu for weekend brunch ASAP, I’ve got one word for you: boba-mosa (more on those later). And if that hasn’t quite piqued your interest, consider visiting for the top-notch ramen (the…

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Five-Course Discovery Dinner at Tapa Toro: February 1

We’re turning the typical wine pairing dinner on its head with our new Discovery Dinner Series. We debuted this off-the-wall concept in August at Deep Blu Seafood Grille, a sold-out event with nothing but amazing feedback.  “We’ve been doing the Tables…

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11 Seminole County Restaurants Worth Traveling For

With so many restaurants to savor in downtown Orlando alone, we can hardly blame you for not wanting to leave the Orlando bubble for date night. Yet just a short drive away, date night gems await discovery throughout Seminole County….

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Savor Plant Street Eats With Winter Garden Food Tours

A friend recently described me as a bit of a food tour addict, a title I’m proud to tout. Whether you’re brunching with friends, sampling eats with your beau, or entertaining out of town visitors, going on a food tour…

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Sunday Dinner Date Deals Under $60

Updated June 2018 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…

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Weekly Grilled Cheese Happy Hour at La Femme du Fromage

Enjoy a $15 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…

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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…

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Bok Tower Gardens Hosting Seasonal Farm to Table Dinners

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…

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Wagyu & Wine: $25 Burger and Wine Pairing at The Capital Grille

Wagyu & Wine is happening now at The Capital Grille through November 19 I’m not sure about you, but I am almost always craving a delicious, juicy burger and will never turn down a glass of good wine. Luckily for…

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

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…

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Brunch Buzz: The Melting Pot Orlando

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?…

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Date Night Buzz: Wonderland Cookie Dough

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)…

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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…

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