Drinks

A Beer Lover’s Guide to Breweries in Orlando

My husband and I went to a brewery for our first date, and went on to get married at a local brewery, too. And now that we have a son, breweries in Orlando continue to be a place we love…

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Ten Kid-Friendly Breweries in Orlando

Let’s face it–you and your partner want to have fun and drink a couple of beers, but you can’t find a sitter. Perhaps you just want to make a quick pit-stop for some of your favorite kinds of beer, but…

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How to Have An Epic Universal Harry Potter Pub Crawl

It’s time to head to the Universal Orlando Wizarding World of Harry Potter for some drinks! No pub crawl would be complete without some specialty beverages and snacks. Whether you want Butterbeer in all its forms, or to try some…

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An Exciting Date Night at these Orlando Karaoke Bars

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next big star? If so, test out your skills at karaoke. Lucky for you, Orlando is the world leader of entertainment. There are plenty of karaoke bars in Orlando…

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Best Rooftop Bars & Restaurants in Orlando

Take advantage of our pleasant year-round weather and enjoy the setting sun over Orlando as you gaze into that special someone’s eyes. These rooftop bars & restaurants in Orlando invite you to nibble and toast your way through date night…

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10 Irish Pubs to Visit + St. Patrick’s Day Specials in Orlando

Time for corned beef and cabbage, Guinness draft beers (or green beer if you prefer), and Irish whiskey this St. Patrick’s Day in Orlando (March 17)! This St. Patrick’s Day in Orlando, plan to visit one of our many local…

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Four Itineraries for a Disney Skyliner Gondola Crawl

There’s magic in the air! The Disney Skyliner gondola transportation system is a fan-favorite at Walt Disney World Resort. The Disney Skyliner system opened in 2019 and marked the largest addition to Disney’s transportation options since the monorail system. Did…

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Where to Find the Best Mocktails at Walt Disney World

Lots of couples are choosing to reduce or eliminate their alcohol intake. Either as part of the new year or just a general wellness commitment, reducing alcohol can seem like an uphill bottle. Thankfully more and more places are offering…

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Unique Coffee Shops for a Low-Key Date

Coffee, the fuel of our workdays, and often our weekends too. Hitting up a coffee shop together is a great idea, especially for a first or second date in Orlando. In fact, Orlando has been ranked as having the most…

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Sophisticated Spots to Sip Wine At Walt Disney World

Few things are as romantic as sipping on a glass of wine and gazing into each other’s eyes. Over the years, Walt Disney World has done a splendid job of building its portfolio of places with exceptional wine. Whether you’re…

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How to do an At-Home New Year’s Eve Bubbly Tasting for Two

While many New Year’s Eve events are full steam ahead this year, there’s nothing wrong with celebrating from the comfort of home. Why not mark the occasion with an epic New Year’s Eve bubbly tasting for two complete with bubbles,…

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Festive Holiday Cocktail Recipes for Holiday Parties

SPONSORED — ‘Tis the season to be merry and stock up on good tidings, cheer and cocktails. While the kiddos may consider Santa as the seasonal MVP, we drinking-age folks know that it’s really the bartender who takes the prize…

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Holly Jolly Disney Springs Holiday Pub Crawl Guide

It’s time to eat, drink, and be merry together! Make the most of this magical time of year and head to Disney Springs for a DIY holiday pub crawl. All of Disney Springs is full of festive decor, jolly music,…

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Our Favorite Disney Springs Happy Hours

When you are looking for a place with a wide array of dining options and entertainment, Disney Springs is a top choice. However, the massive entertainment complex comes with a reputation of high ticket items when it comes to food….

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5 Hidden Gem Lounges and Bars at Disney for Date Night

Walt Disney World is filled with magic and endless fun for everyone. But when the evening comes (or any time of day for that matter) and the adults want to wind down, there are some fabulous lounges and bars at…

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Disney Monorail Pub Crawl: A Guide to the Best Date Night Spots

The Best Bars & Lounges for a DIY Disney Monorail Pub Crawl Written by Stephanie Patterson and Hannah Green Updated by Dani Meyering Tourists and locals alike have been hopping on the free resort monorail line for years to explore…

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A Sunset Walk Pub + Live Music Crawl at Margaritaville Resort Orlando

The Margaritaville Resort Orlando is unlike anything Margaritaville has offered before. One of the best features of the resort is its Sunset Walk area. This walkable shopping and dining complex has a relaxed island vibe making it ideal for a…

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We Visited the New Orlando Beer Spa! Here’s What to Expect

  I’ll admit, when I first heard about My Beer Spa, the new Orlando beer spa on I-Drive, I wasn’t sure what to expect. What treatments are offered? What exactly about it is relaxing and beneficial? Yet after experiencing it with…

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Our Guide to a DIY Disney Springs Pub Crawl

Sip and nibble the night away on a Disney Springs Pub Crawl Gone are the club days of Pleasure Island (oh, how the revolving dance floor at Mannequins Palace will forever be missed). But Disney Springs has become a beloved…

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The Best Wine Bars in Orlando

Wine bars in Orlando Florida are such stellar spots for date night. So, here are some great date night-worthy wine bars in Orlando for couples who love wine, sultry spaces, and good company. Imperial Wine Bar & Beer Garden 1800…

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A Day Trip to Keel Farms in Plant City

Living in the Orlando area usually means lots of time spent exploring our city’s distinct neighborhoods and hotspots. But, if you’re looking for something different with a small farm town feel, head out of the downtown hustle and bustle and…

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Sip + Learn at New Intro to Wine Courses in Orlando with Kcuvée

Whether you consider yourself a bit of an aficionado or just an enthusiastic consumer of wine, there’s something for every wine lover to enjoy during the new wine courses in Orlando being offered by Kcuvée. Founded by friends Katie Bean…

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Sip Craft Beer, Coffee + More on New Craft Trail in West Volusia County

Could you use a little dose of adventure right about now? While major travel may be on hold, you can at least take your tastebuds on a fun craft beverage adventure sipping craft beer, wine, coffee, meads and more on…

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Host a Virtual Wine Party + Support Orlando Science Center

Calling all wine lovers! National Wine Day (May 25) is just a few weeks away, and Orlando Science Center has dreamed up a fun way to celebrate. OSC’s ongoing virtual fundraiser, Stellar Wine Cellar, provides you with wine, offers from…

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Happy Hour At Home: Orlando Cocktails and Brews To Go

UPDATED JUNE 26, 2020 I don’t know about you, but between social distancing, distance learning, and work, I could sure go for a happy hour date. Since we’re still practicing social distancing in Orlando, I thought it would be a…

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Happy Hour Test Drive: Highball & Harvest at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando

Located within The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Highball & Harvest is best known for craft cocktails and delectable Southern fare infused with ingredients from Grande Lakes’ onsite Whisper Creek Farm. While worthy of a splurge for date night (especially for the coveted…

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Double Date: Hourglass Brewing Longwood Art Shows + Eats

Hourglass Brewing‘s love affair with art started when they first opened in a small home on State Road 434 in Longwood. Art of all kinds decorated the small space. I was there, and I remember how excited I was to…

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Ruth’s Chris Hosting Monthly TasteMaker Dinners in 2020

Take “wine and dine” to a whole new level by reserving seats at one of Ruth’s Chris Steak House’s esteemed TasteMaker Dinners this year. The popular dinner series, available at all three Orlando-area locations, is returning for 2020 with a…

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Cheers! A Guide to Hotel Happy Hours

How many times did you want to attend a hotel party in high school or college because you thought it would be amazing? Now that you’re an adult, it’s hotel party time any time you can have a staycation at…

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Where to Cozy up for a Holiday Coffee Date (and What to Order)

The holiday season brings back familiar things every year: festive music playing, decorations and lights going up, and cozy beverages to warm up with! It got us thinking about all of our amazing local coffee purveyors and what seasonal drinks…

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Happy Hour Test Drive: DoveCote

From the artful décor and intimate dining nooks to the delectable menu and recently upgraded outdoor courtyard, everything about DoveCote screams date night. Ever since my boyfriend, John, and I tried DoveCote’s brunch several years ago, it’s been in our…

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