The view from Venus
Jacque Fresco designed a society without politics, poverty and war. Will it ever leave the drawing board?
Welcome to Mixer, a celebration of Orlando’s cocktail culture. Mixology, if you care to call it that (and most of us don’t), has gained a strong foothold here in Orlando in the past couple of years. It used to be that you’d go into a bar and ask for a Jack-
New Maitland hot spot promises to pop the cork on NoCal cuisine
On my culinary intern slave wages in Paris, I couldn't afford to frequent Ladurée (the macaron Mecca) as much as I would have liked. Its porcelain tea services and Sistine ceilings beckoned, but the only time I was able to buy was when my moneyed aunt came to visit for a week. We went every day. Everyone needs a moneyed aunt.
Raising the steaks
Meat House 669 N. Orange Ave., Winter Park 407-629-6328 themeathouse.com $$
Before the Meat House opened on Orange Avenue in Winter Park, carnivores wanting to purchase a steak cut to their liking had limited options. Now they have their own temple of animal p
Sweden up your holidays
IKEA Julbord 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 4092 Eastgate Drive 407-355-3155 $9.99
If Thanksgiving left you tired of turkey and jonesing for something a little more exotic, IKEA Orlando brings traditional Swedish Christmas to your plate tomorrow. The all-yo
Echoes of Paris can be found in Orlando, if you know where to look
After last year’s gustatory afterglow, Slow Food Orlando’s Eat Local Week has returned. During the eight-day stretch between Nov. 11-18, some of Orlando’s finest restaurants will serve menus created around Central Florida’s best ingredients, and chances to