Rona recommends restaurants, experiences and destinations. Here are the latest events, news items and discoveries.
Point Clear, Alabama -- Hobnob with chefs and fellow food-folks at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, a stately golf and spa resort that's also a member of Historic Hotels of America.
Orlando – We're always touting plays and concerts at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Art, but these two-theater space (with a third under construction) hosts celebs, too.
Orlando – Celebrity chef José Andrés is bringing the restaurant Jaleo to Orlando.
Winter Park – Drink specials at the Bulla Gastrobar bar have been a great deal for awhile, and now this contemporary Spanish restaurant is discounting tapas too.
Orlando – Old-fashioned Sunday Supper is on the table at Enzo's Hideaway, a cavernous casual Italian restaurant at Disney Springs.
Global – A new website called FishAnywhere.com aims to match consumers with fishing charters around the world.
Orlando – The Chicken Guy! now sells chicken tenders at Disney Springs.
Mount Dora – Cozy, quirky, foodie 1921 by Norman Van Aken will serve Saturday brunch weekly starting August 4, 2018.
Orlando – September is Magical Dining Month in Orlando, a metro-wide event during which more 100 restaurants (good restaurants, overall) offer three-course dinners for $35.
Orlando – As Labor Day weekend begins, dozens of celebrity impersonators will perform in Orlando as part of the Sunburst Showcase.
Orlando – The folks behind the 4Rivers Smokehouse barbecue chain will open a food truck called 4R Cantina Barbacoa at Disney Springs by summer's end.
Orlando – Save 25 percent off your tickets to Taste! Central Florida, the culinary fundraiser for hungry and homeless locals.
Snowbird Vintners will feature three of its wines at the Party for the Senses event at the 23rd annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.
Orlando – SeaWorld will serve more than 100 beers during its SeaWorld Craft Beer Festival, which will be held both weekends flanking November 3 to November 11.
Eastern Europe – Chef Jamie McFadden will lead a food and wine cruise down the Danube River in June 2019.
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