Travel Bite: Food and Sake in Kyoto

Oyakodon. Ramen.  Japanese diner staple food. A rice bowl topped with a chicken-egg-onion scramble, and a bowl full of tasty broth with noodles and toppings. These were the first things Mr. Forkful and I ate after a late-March 19-hour flight into Narita International and a loong late-night train ride to Kyoto. Not the romanticized idea I had in my head […]

PechaKucha in the Name of Love

PechaKucha (puh-CHA keh-SHAW) — although I can only seem to say peh-chach-ka — Orlando just celebrated its twelfth anniversary with talks that pay tribute to love in all its forms. Quilts? Lost love? Tech love? All that and more was represented by some amazing speakers including Carolyn Moor (Modern Widows Club), Thomas Thorspecken (Analog Artist Digital World), […]

Magical Dining: Luma on Park in Winter Park

Fall means three things in Orlando; cooler weather, the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, and Orlando’s Magical Dining Month. Mr. Forkful and I gear up for Magical Dining by making a list and checking it twice like it’s foodie Christmas. This year, Orlando’s Magical Dining month includes more than 60 participating restaurants serving three courses […]

Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster 20th Anniversary

My top three unforgettable, melt-in-my-mouth protein experiences in Orlando so far are the Duck Sous Vide at Ravenous Pig, The Capital Grille Pointe Orlando’s Porterhouse Steak, and Christner’s Filet Mignon. Last month Del Frisco’s celebrated their twentieth anniversary and relaunched as Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster. Christner’s re-introduced itself with an anniversary charity event, the […]