Orlando – The barbecue chain 4 Rivers Smokehouse has rolled out a line of jerky.
Orlando – East End Market will host a monthly food-maker event called Evening Exchange.
Orlando – CityArts Orlando is ready to open its doors in a new location on On March 21, 2019.
Orlando – The 500-acre Grande Lakes Orlando hotel complex now includes AquaCourse 360, a water-fun obstacle course, kind of like a ropes course but with loads of getting wet.
Orlando – Four top chefs will cook at the next Chef’s Night, held in a private dining room at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
Eastern Europe – Chef Jamie McFadden will lead a food and wine cruise down the Danube River in June 2019.
Orlando – Watch Jamie McFadden, chef-owner of Cuisiniers Catering, and other local celebs dance as part of a Let’s Dance Orlando! competition that will raise money for transgender emergency housing.
Orlando – A new festival and a new add-on event will be part of the fun during the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s upcoming season.
Orlando – The 2019-20 line-up of Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando shows have been announced.
Orlando – If you love pets and you love restaurants, be sure to dine out on May 21. Several area restaurants will donate 15 percent of proceeds to Dine for Paws Orlando.
Orlando – Toast the Kentucky Derby with a mint julep at Ocean Prime.
Orlando – Sushi Pop has opened a second restaurant in Winter Park, and the May 2 grand opening will have sushi and drink specials plus giveaways.
Orlando – Southern-fare restaurant The Coop will hand out free chicken tenders for five days in a row to celebrate its fifth anniversary.
Lakeland, Florida – Vintage vehicles and live music will mix and match at the Sunshine Speed Show in late April.
The newly rebuilt Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill will host a multicourse dinner featuring four chefs from Wolfgang Puck’s restaurants.
Orlando – Wine Women & Shoes guests gather at the The Rtiz-Carlton Orlando for wine, food, a fashion show and shopping to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
Orlando – Local artists, pay attention! The Orlando Science Center will host a traveling exhibit about the ancient city of Pompeii: ”The Immortal City in the summer of 2020. It wants local artists to create collaborate materials … and has a budget of $75,000 to help get it done.
Orlando – Top local chefs will team up to host the Swamp Sistas La La Charity Brunch. They money they raise will go to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, which feeds hungry folks.
Orlando and St. Pete – Chinese New Year will be a whole lot of fun at the Hawkers street food restaurants in Orlando, Windermere and St. Pete.
Orlando – Pepe is a new quick-service restaurant at Disney Springs, serving the Spanish foods of Chef José Andrés.
Orlando – Tango! will introduce the new year. The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will put on a show celebrating this dance style on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at the Bob Carr Theater.
Orlando – Press a button and wine will pour – in your room! – at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort.
Orlando – Ten chefs will cook up a multi-course dinner as part of the James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour.