Upcoming: Food Truck Rally for Life 2012

Who is Relaying Relaying helps cancer patients become cancer survivors. American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life both celebrates and helps patients, caregivers, and families overcome the hurdles to recovery. Thirty-one Hope Lodges across the United States, volunteer drivers ferrying survivors to treatments, and the Look Good… Feel Better program connect volunteer beauty care professionals with […]

Stay Calm Cupcake Truck Grand Opening

Central Florida’s own Stay Calm Cupcake goes mobile this week with the Stay Calm Cupcake Truck. They have been in business for two years, and most recently served their cupcakes to hungry foodies at CRAVEup 2012 a few months ago. Among the featured cupcakes at Crave were Mocha Caramel, Toasted Coconut, Cherry Passion Fruit, and Peach Cobbler. […]

Central Florida Food Blogger Bake Sale 2012

Central Florida food bloggers partnered with Great American Bake Sale this year and raised funds for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, an organization dedicated to eliminating childhood hunger in the United States by 2015. A big thank you to John Rife of Winter Garden Harvest Festival, who donated space for the bake sale […]

Border Grill Near Universal Orlando Resort

Taco Tuesday and Orlando Foodspotting Eatup joined forces and filled Border Grill with hungry foodies last month! Casual observers in the same plaza on Vineland Road also filed into Border Grill curious about the sudden food party. The owners of Border Grill serve Mexican tacos with a neat mix of familiar Hispanic staples as fillings […]

Upcoming: Food Revolution Day Orlando

Food is at the heart of everything. — The Jamie Oliver Foundation Life is hectic. Even as a kid, breakfasts were small, prepackaged, and harried, but dinner was the one time when my family could spend time together over a home-style Puerto Rican meal. The temptation for fast food has started to seep into every […]

Winn-Dixie in Fern Park

Winn-Dixie’s motto in recent years has been, “We’re getting better all the time.” There was even an acappella jingle and everything, but not even acappella could make me forget the sticky floors and wilted produce of Central Florida Winn-Dixies twenty years ago. There, I unveiled the elephant in the middle of the room. Now I can shoo that […]

Latin Food and Wine Festival 2011

Last year’s Latin Food and Wine Festival passed me by, but I was determined not to let this annual event pass me by again this year. Think of this festival as a showcase of Latin flavors from around Central Florida. Representatives from local restaurants set up tents in a tight stretch of Crane’s Roost Park beside Altamonte […]