Category archives: Dining & Entertainment

Urban Gardens in the Heart of Orlando Make for Some Memorable Meeting Meals

Urban Gardens in the Heart of Orlando Make for Some Memorable Meeting Meals

  • Posted on 08/26/2015


Ever wonder where chefs find the spices or delicacies like cremini mushrooms for their delectable dishes? Orlando has some hidden gardens that supply their chefs de Cuisine with some lovely fruits and vegetables they incorporate into their fare. Here are some local finds:

K Restaurant and Wine Bar, located in Orlando’s College Park neighborhood ...

Seven Places to Have a Cocktail in Orlando After The Meeting

Seven Places to Have a Cocktail in Orlando After The Meeting

  • Posted on 07/29/2015


1. Blue Martini is in The Pointe Orlando dining and entertainment district. It’s a trendy upscale lounge with a warm, welcoming environment with live entertainment nightly. Blue Martini is known for offering over 42 signature Martinis, specialty cocktails, fine wines & spirits, and delicious sharable bites. 

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2. In 2015, Tin Roof – A Live Music Joint ...

Here for a Meeting or Convention in Orlando? Check out Some of Orlando’s Dining and Entertainment Districts

Here for a Meeting or Convention in Orlando? Check out Some of Orlando’s Dining and Entertainment Districts

  • Posted on 07/01/2015


New restaurants abound in every area in Orlando—from fantastic steak and fish houses in our top convention hotels, to many farm-to-table restaurants that actually grow their own produce on property! All of our dining districts are great for group dine-arounds and some can even host block parties. Here are some updates on our newest ...

Want to Put a Little Latin Spice in Your Next Orlando Meeting? Here Are Some Great Restaurants for Your Next Group

Want to Put a Little Latin Spice in Your Next Orlando Meeting? Here Are Some Great Restaurants for Your Next Group

  • Posted on 06/24/2015


Lolailo the Original is a Spanish and tapas restaurant with authentic Spanish food. The spacious dining room is on one side and a lounge on the other, making each room flow one to the other. The colorfully painted mural on one side of the wall gives it an old world feel and the cuisine, like ...

Orlando’s Growing WOW Factor

Orlando’s Growing WOW Factor

  • Posted on 05/29/2015


With a wide variety of resorts, famous attractions and new dining and entertainment complexes cropping up, there’s always something new happening in Orlando. For meeting groups looking for that wow factor, this is the place to be. From a plethora of enhancements to the world-renowned Orange County Convention Center and expansions at its many ...

When You’re In an Orlando Meeting; Here’s What Your Traveling Companion Can Do!

When You’re In an Orlando Meeting; Here’s What Your Traveling Companion Can Do!

  • Posted on 05/06/2015


Orlando offers many opportunities for your attendee’s partners to stay entertained while your attendees are in the meeting. Here are some great options!

The Ancient Olive Gourmet

Treat your attendee's partners to an epicurean adventure in the luxurious surroundings of an art gallery. The tasting room features over 55 ultra premium single varietal ...

What’s New for Meeting Groups in Orlando in 2015!

What’s New for Meeting Groups in Orlando in 2015!

  • Posted on 02/19/2015

Orlando is filled with new and exciting attractions, entertainment and dining - with even more to come! So, if you're planning a meeting in Orlando or coming as an attendee, here are a few things you can do in the evening after the meeting ends or if you plan on extending your stay. Many of ...

Winter Park: Where Culture and Culinary Delights Collide

Winter Park: Where Culture and Culinary Delights Collide

  • Posted on 01/14/2015

 If you're hoping to take a break from the long lines and crowds, take a detour to Winter Park, an urban oasis. Known for its cobble stone paved streets and renowned people watching, this peaceful slice of the city offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks.

One of the ...

Orlando Restaurants Served More Awards

Orlando Restaurants Served More Awards

  • Posted on 11/25/2014

Orlando restaurants have been racking up recognition with recent awards and accolades. Orlando continues to grow its dining scene and is impressing foodies worldwide. The city has been dubbed an impressive dining destination with excellent value, validated by Orlando being recognized by Zagat as an up-and-coming foodie destination by releasing the Orlando Zagat Guide. This ...

Highball & Harvest Brings Modern Twist to Southern Cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando

Highball & Harvest Brings Modern Twist to Southern Cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando

  • Posted on 11/02/2014

The opening of Highball & Harvest with its oyster bar, table of pimento cheese spread, smoked fish spread and pickled vegetables and a dessert table with warm donuts accompanied by Nutella-filled "paint tubes" was pretty eclectic for a Ritz-Carlton.

And that's the way Highball & Harvest's Chef de Cuisine Mark Jeffers wanted it. "We are ...