Food And Drinks

A Pigzzaria, a new rooftop, an old reopening rooftop, and other Orlando news. Tip Jar | Orlando


OPENINGS: Pigzza, a pizzeria owned by Pig Floyd’s owner Thomas Ward and Al Palo from Stasios Italian Deli, opens at Mills 50 this fall. The Pigzzaria will be firing cakes from the cool building at 1050 N. Mills Ave., next to Will’s Pub … Over in Ivanhoe Village, the Harmon Photo building will soon be home to a bar / restaurant with a rooftop terrace. A renter hasn’t been announced yet, but that shouldn’t take too long … Chicago-style hot dog and Italian beef supplier Portillo’s has (again) announced an opening date for its villages in O-Town’s west facing location. It’s now June 15th … Bites & Bubbles will be opening later this month in the room last occupied by Belicoso Cigars in Mills Park … Look for a second location from Taglish next month at University Commons Plaza will be opened by UCF.

NEWS + EVENTS: Smokemade Meats + Eats, a Tyler Brunache company that specializes in Central Texas-style grilled dishes, hits the Whippoorwill Beer House on Saturday, May 22nd from 5pm to 9pm. May 30th from 1pm to 7pm at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. and June 5th from 6pm to 9pm at Conrad’s Shanty … The Osprey in Baldwin Park is hosting a 7pm Tuesday, May 25th Seaside & Scotch Chef’s extravagant dinner Chef Michael Cooper presents a sea-inspired seven-course menu with cocktails made from Compass Box Scotch. The cost is $ 125. Visit for tickets … Digress Wine and Duck & Drake Kitchen are hosting an episode of their Supper Club series on May 29, with seating from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The three-course meal with wine is $ 35 per person. Visit for tickets.

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Janet Smith