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Getting hungry? Food trucks are back in Kissimmee tonight

Posted on August 1, 2014 at 11:48 am

By Peter Covino A&E Editor It is Food Truck Bazaar Night in downtown Kissimmee. The food trucks return near Dakin Avenue starting at 6 p.m. There also is the Dakin Avenue Car show starting at 5 p.m. Both events continue until 9 p.m.   Food Trucks scheduled to appear include: 900 Degreez Pizza, Bar Harbor Seafood, Curbside Chef, Dixieland Diner, Ice Cream Social Club, Korean BBQ Taco Box, La Empanada,

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  • No need to go to Philly for a cheese steak, plus get ready for Orlando Magical Dining and a snapperfest

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    By Peter Covino A & E Editor You don’t have to drive to Philadelphia to get your fix for a Philly cheese steak, you can find a pretty good facsimile right in downtown Kissimmee. Ray’s Steaks and Subs (708 N. Main St.) has Philly cheese steaks and a whole lot more. The family-operated restaurant (Annie and Ray Corte are the proprietors) have been making cheese steaks in New Jersey and

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  • Plan a summer getaway, right here in Florida.

    Posted on July 3, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor If the long, hot summer in Central Florida is dragging you down, you can escape to the islands, even if it is only for the night as Hemingway’s at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress celebrates summer with an island summer pre- fixe menu. Designed by Executive Chef Kenneth Juran, the three-course menu is available in July and August and features many of “Papa’s” seasonal favorites including:

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  • It’s Mac and Cheese night, and Trader Joe’s is now open in Winter Park

    Posted on June 27, 2014 at 9:04 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Who makes the best macaroni and cheese in Osceola County? You can judge for yourself as well as help pick out the winner at the third annual  Macaroni and Cheese Challenge tonight at 6 p.m. at the City Centre in downtown Kissimmee. It’s too late to submit an entry (the deadline has passed) but everyone is welcome to the tasting and be a judge. Tasting

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  • Universal CityWalk may have a wiener with new Hot Dog Hall of Fame restaurant

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 10:32 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor I have seen Universal’s future and it comes in the shape of a hot dog. As day one of the the Universal Harry Potter/Diagon Alley media event comes to a conclusion, despite the newest Harryland getting all the attention, there is always room for a hot dog, apparently. Harry Potter was most definitely not on the menu Tuesday night as media from around the U.S.

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  • How to eat like Harry Potter this summer. New restaurants coming to Universal

    Posted on June 6, 2014 at 11:01 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Harry Potter fans will apparently eat a whole lot better at Universal Orlando then Harry Potter ever did in the books and on the big screen. The resort has just revealed the latest on all the new food and drink options that will be available in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, opening this summer at the theme park.  From traditional British

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  • Something new is brewing in food and drink at Universal Studios Diagon Alley — Wizarding World of Harry Potter

    Posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:48 pm

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you are going to see  Harry Potter, you are going to have to eat and drink  like him as well Universal Orlando has just announced some new food and dining options that will be part of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, opening this summer at the Universal Studios theme park. This looks like the stuff folks in the

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