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Order the Best Thanksgiving Pie in Orlando

We may call it Turkey Day, but we all know the Thanksgiving pie is the most important part of a Thanksgiving meal. What’s a turkey dinner without pie?  The kitchen is always bustling on Thanksgiving day, so you might not…

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A Culinary Crawl of Edgewater Drive Restaurants

From homemade pasta to freshly pressed juices, Edgewater Drive has cuisine for every palate. This College Park Main Street is packed with small business eateries that are waiting to treat you and your partner to a delicious date night. Plan…

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Hot Pot Restaurants in Orlando For a Cozy Date Night

When autumn rolls around, there’s nothing I crave more than a steamy bowl of soup. Hot pot cuisine is one of my favorite ways to get something warm on a chilly fall day. In Orlando, you don’t have to go…

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Local Bakeries in Orlando to Grab Your Thanksgiving Desserts

We may call it Turkey Day, but I still think dessert is the most important part of a Thanksgiving meal. What’s a turkey dinner without Thanksgiving dessert? A crunchy pecan tart, or warm apple crisp to top it all off…

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Kid-Friendly Orlando Restaurants with Playgrounds + Play Spaces

It’s extremely challenging to enjoy a date night dinner when venturing out with the kids in tow! Am I right??? The kids are sure to bounce off the walls, crawl under the table, and offer up sourpuss faces more tart…

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Lunch Date on a Farm at Bountiful Farms Bistro

A weekly trip to the farmers’ market is one of life’s simple pleasures. It was at the Winter Garden Farmers Market that I met Ginny, who runs the Bountiful Farms market stand each week. After she mentioned that the farm…

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Where to Eat at Disney World: New Restaurants and Experiences

A date at Walt Disney World is the most magical when there’s delicious dining involved. Now you have even more choices thanks to new restaurants and dining experiences at Walt Disney World. Some restaurants are brand new, others are reopening…

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The Chef’s Table at Highball and Harvest

Here’s an irrefutable fact about dining: we want to be closer to our food. And not just because we’re valuing craft and quality more than ever, but because we crave the story and the humanity behind what we eat. Perhaps…

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10+ Celebrity-Owned Restaurants in Orlando for Date Night

Celebrities dominate the Billboard charts, television screens and sports arenas but, as it turns out, they’re just like us… foodies! That’s right, entertainers of all kinds are whipping up some of Central Florida’s best bites. So grab your leading love…

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Date Night Food Crawl Itinerary at Henry’s Depot

Historic Downtown Sanford is one of my favorite places for date night with my husband. This charming destination has bloomed in the past few years. It has one of the largest collections of breweries in all of Central Florida, plus…

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A Culinary Map of Incredible Park Avenue Restaurants

It wasn’t until I left my hometown, Winter Park, and traveled abroad that I realized how special it is to have a street like Park Avenue in a community. Park Avenue embodies one of Europe’s most celebrated civic designs–the strolling…

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Touchdown! Best Places to Watch Football in Orlando

During football season, your significant other may be married to the television for both NFL and college football games. So, if you need a new game plan with more date night fantasies and less fantasy football, we recommend these best…

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Brunch in Orlando: The Best Restaurants to Add to Your Rotation

Not all dates need to happen at night; in fact, in some cases a morning date is ideal. For those couples with kids, it’s way easier to get childcare on a Saturday morning than on a Saturday night. Venturing out…

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Outdoor Dining Guide: 75+ Places to Eat Outside in Orlando

Pleasant temperatures and sunny weather throughout the year mean an abundance of options when it comes to outdoor dining in Orlando. To help you sift through the options and pick the perfect restaurant for your next date night outing, we’ve…

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A Romantic Picnic Basket for Two from Wine Bar George

We’re big fans of Wine Bar George at Disney Springs. It’s one of the most romantic spots at Walt Disney World. The “George” in Wine Bar George is Master Sommelier George Miliotes, and this is the only Master Sommelier-owned wine…

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Magical Dining is Back! What’s New for 2022 + Top Date Night Picks

Magical Dining is scheduled for Friday, August 26 – Sunday, October 2, 2022.  We look forward to the month of August each year, which always kicks off Visit Orlando’s multi-week Magical Dining program. This annual celebration of Orlando eateries offers…

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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Winter Park and Maitland for Posh Pups

Headed out for date night but looking to bring your pooch along? There are lots of dog-friendly restaurants in the Orlando area for those couples who’ll gladly opt for a furry third wheel. Many of the best restaurants in Winter…

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Date Night Eats in Orlando’s Little Vietnam

After the Vietnam War, the USA saw an influx of war refugees. Many immigrants chose central Florida to make a home, where they set up shop just north of Downtown Orlando. Cities like New York may be known for their…

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Orlando Chef’s Tables and Omakase for Culinary Cravings

While chef’s tables have been around for a while, it’s not something that pops up in daily conversation (for most of us anyway). However, it’s the perfect option for creating a special moment with a loved one. You’ll have a…

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What’s a Standing Sushi Bar and Why EDOBOY Should Be Your Next Date Night

There is no other way to describe EDOBOY standing sushi bar other than “next level.” Orlando’s culinary scene continues to grow and elevate as if there is no end to the greatness that can be achieved. EDOBOY brings something that’s…

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A Culinary Map of Plant Street Eats

Winter Garden was incorporated as a town in 1903. Once known for its orange groves and railroad station, this historic suburb in West Orange County is now a favorite destination. Fitness enthusiasts, love West Orange Trail, and foodies love Plant…

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Quiet Restaurants in Orlando for a Super Chill Date

Sometimes you just want a quiet night out with your date to inspire intimate conversation and high-quality one-on-one time. Orlando may have an abundance of bustling, high-energy restaurants to choose from, but there are also a variety of relaxing and…

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Top Tapas Restaurants in Orlando for a Night of Tasty Small Plates

Orlando has an eclectic restaurant scene with many places representing international cuisine near and far. But it seems The City Beautiful has a particular love for tapas, as evidenced by the variety of tapas restaurants in Orlando. Tapas and small…

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These Are the BEST Hot Dogs in Orlando for Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend means your last chance for all things summer fun including hot dogs! The Orlando/Central Florida area has some great places to grab a hot dog and enjoy your Labor Day Weekend festivities. Looking for some of the…

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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Winter Garden and Clermont

Including your furry friend in your date night shouldn’t be limited to those in the City Beautiful. There are plenty of dog friendly restaurants in Winter Garden and Clermont that are great for date night. Check out the variety of restaurants…

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Best Orlando Restaurants According to Local Food Writers

Have you ever wished you could know exactly what the top Orlando food writers and critics deem as the best Orlando restaurants? Lucky for you, we did all the work for you! We’ve compiled a thorough guide to the best…

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Downtown Orlando Restaurants We Love For Date Night

The food scene in Downtown Orlando is saturated with variety. There are so many tasty and vibrant restaurants in Downtown Orlando to choose from, whether you’re searching for a Taco Tuesday spot, upscale steakhouse dinner, or cozy Sunday morning brunch….

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Orlando’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Everyone’s got an opinion about which are Orlando’s most romantic restaurants. Believe me, Orlando has no shortage of options. There are literally hundreds of restaurants in Orlando. Many of our local publications host reader-selected restaurant awards and ‘best of’ lists…

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Incredibly Delicious 4th of July Food in Orlando

Orlando’s Best 4th of July Food Ideas Summer eats just hit differently. Summer is basically here and we’re ready to indulge in the 4th of July food in Orlando. If you’re shaping up your Orlando 4th of July Weekend plans,…

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Get Your Fill at Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse Orlando and More

Looking for a surefire way to impress your date? Treat them to a decadent night out at one of Orlando’s best Brazilian steakhouses, where you can indulge in sumptuous, fire-kissed meats served “rodizio-style” right at your table. Savor endless cuts…

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Korean BBQ Restaurants in Orlando For a Tasty Date

Orlando is no stranger to the Korean BBQ restaurant craze. Korean BBQ is an interactive dining experience that involves cooking marinated meats on a grill built into the table right in front of you. This to-die-for cuisine is known for…

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