The Villages -- The Villages, a retirement community outside Orlando, will be home to the next Guy Fieri's American Kitchen & Bar.
Lake Buena Vista -- Levy Restaurants is revamping its Disney Springs restaurant that was long called Portobello. The new name will be Terralina Crafted Italian.
Orlando -- Magic shows will accompany dinner during a series of special events at Christner's Fine Steak & Lobster.
Orlando -- Opera Orlando is offering three subsciption packages, and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at all the main-stage productions.
Lake Buena Vista -- Learn about Italian wines from a Master Sommelier at this year's Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic, a two-day food-and-wine fest.
Orlando -- Harry's Poolside Bar & Grill will host a Funky Buddha Brewery beer-pairing dinner on October 20.
Boone, NC -- Bavarian and American food and music will fill the two-day Oktoberfest at Sugar Mountain Resort with spirited fun.
Orlando -- A new brewery and tasting room, Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company, will join Orlando's burgeoning ale trail as of October 13, 2017.
Orlando -- The indoor attraction Andretti Indoor Karting & Games is opening September 28, and locals are invited experience it at a discount during the Orlando Preview Weekend.
Orlando -- Old Forester spirits will be the focus of a Statesman dinner at The Whisky, on Restaurant Row in Dr. Phillips.
Kissimmee -- Two Kissimmee police officers were killed recently. To support their families, the 4Rivers Smokehouse on Osceola Parkway will host a fundraiser this Sunday, August 27.
Orlando -- In Southwest Orlando, A Healthier Taste of the J -- which is free to all, i.e. no admission charge -- will provide samples of meat-free dishes from several local restaurants and caterers.
Orlando -- Orlando's Magical Dining Month is underway, so you can get three-course dinners for $35 at more than 110 of the destination's best restaurants.
Orlando -- More than 100 restaurants wiil be part of Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month, selling three-course dinners for $35 and donating part of the proceeds to charity.
Winter Park -- Get two chefs' dinners for the price of one at Ravenous Rooster, a collaboration even with chefs of the local Ravenous Pig and Chef Ferrell Alvarez of Tampa's Rooster & the Till.