First Annual Florida Local Food Summit to be held at @EastEndMkt in October! #orlando

Florida Organic Growers, East End Market, Local Roots Distribution and Earth Learning have partnered to host the first annual Florida Local Food Summit slated for Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th at East End Market in Orlando. The summit will be an opportunity for our state’s farmers, foodpreneurs, consumers and policy makers to come …

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Orlando’s Culinary Artisans Pledge to Promote CFL’s Bounty of Field’s, Oceans, & Kitchens with #GoFla Manifesto! #sunshineplate

Imagine my sheer delight when I received an invitation to witness our local Chefs, Farmers, and Artisans as they publicly sign the Greater Orlando Food Leaders Alliance (goFLA) manifesto. Huge Shout to the illustrious Mr. Joseph Hayes (Food Writer, Playwright, Jazz advocate) for including me in this exclusive and unprecedented local food movement. Putting the …

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“Italy Uncorked” Wine Dinner by @MitchellsFM in Orlando! #wine

Mitchell’s Fish Market in Winter Park recently took their guests’ tastes buds on a journey through Italy, from the coastlines into the Tuscan hills, with its “Italy Uncorked” wine pairing dinner. A four-course dinner featuring delightful food and wine inspired by distinct Italian towns for $49.99 per person (plus sales tax and gratuity) – that’s …

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Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Celebrates American Cocktail with 5-Course “Hand-Crafted Cocktail” Dinner! #RCSHCocktailDinner

On August 21, Ruth’s Chris Steak House celebrated its New Orleans heritage and cocktail craftsmanship with a five-course “Hand-Crafted Cocktail” dinner at 99 participating restaurants nationwide. Lately I have been exclusively focused on wine and wine pairings. Food loves wine and vice versa.  That said, wine pairing dinners more often than not are served with …

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Old World Cuisine Meets New World Wine with Fiorenzo Steakhouse & @Merryvale at @HyattOrlando #wine

Each month, Fiorenzo Italian Steakhouse, located minutes away from Disney/Universal at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, (formerly The Peabody Orlando) hosts a wine-dinner with a four-course menu. Recently, I had the pleasure of experiencing Chef James Stafford exquisite culinary creations paired with Merryvale Vineyards. The first winery built in Napa Valley following the repeal of Prohibition, …

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Join Me as Taste of Nation Celebrates 25 Years of Fighting Hunger with @2harvestCFL #OrlTaste

Returning for its 25th year, Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® Orlando, locally presented by Quality One Wireless, will take place Aug. 9 at the Orlando World Center Marriott celebrating Orlando’s culinary excellence and Taste of the Nation’s legacy of combating childhood hunger. Beneficiaries: Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida and Second Harvest …

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Bold & Beautiful: @BResortOrlando Now Open in the Walt Disney World® Resort! #travel

The all-new B Resort & Spa, located in the Walt Disney World® Resort, officially opened its door this week, bringing a refreshing burst of contemporary style, and an approachable lifestyle hotel experience, to Orlando’s Tourism Corridor. B Resort & Spa is set in the heart of the Downtown Disney® area, minutes from Walt Disney World® Theme …

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