Jaleo: Rousing Success in Disney Springs, Florida

The long-awaited Orlando opening of Jaleo by Jose Andres is a stunning success. The largest of his restaurants, so far, gleams and amazes its diners, both visually and gastronomically. Location: 1482 Buena Vista Drive, Orlando, Florida (inside Disney Springs) Menu: The menu at Jaleo consists of Spanish cuisine presented in an extensive variety of tapas,…

The Twisted Chopstick in DeLand, Florida: Innovative, Creative Sushi

The Twisted Chopstick in DeLand, Florida, is one of those special places. Tucked away in the “incubator” at DaVinci Design Studio, this tiny little sushi eatery is creating some of the most innovative, creative and delicious sushi I have ever eaten. Location: 117 Howry Avenue, Deland, Menu: As you would expect, The Twisted Chopstick has…

The Kitchen, Hard Rock Hotel, Orlando

Whether you want to start the day with a breakfast buffet, and perhaps a Bloody Mary, or want to grab a quick meal or snack during the day, The Kitchen at the Hard Rock Hotel in Orlando, gives options to please any family member. Location:  5800 Universal Boulevard, Hard Rock Hotel, Orlando, Florida (at the…