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Brother Jimmy Opens Full-Service Smokehouse, Juicy Brunch Tour, and Other Orlando News Tip Jar | in Pointe Orlando Orlando


OPENINGS: New York-based Carolina grill chain Brother Jimmy’s to open a full-service smokehouse in the former Adobe Gilas room in Pointe Orlando. Let the napkins fly … Kang’s Kitchen, a Korean grill place, opens at 800 N. John Young Parkway across from Lotte Plaza Market … Ten Ten Seafood & Grill, a Cantonese restaurant specializing in dim sum with a Sunrise location opens next month at Golden Sparkling Plaza at 5600 W. Colonial Drive. The pinery opens next month on the ground floor of the Lake House Apartments in Ivanhoe Village. The graduate of Le Cordon Bleu and former Bodega Chef of Santiago, Naomi Freeman, will take over the kitchen duties …

North Italia, a Cheesecake Factory chain that specializes in freshly made pasta, is located in the old J. Alexander room in Dr. Phillips, which has been vacant for eight years … Twisted Vine Winery opens early next month in Old Town on Highway 192 in Kissimmee … The Longwood Farmers Market health food store has risen from the ashes after a fire in their building last August had destroyed. The new store is located at 500 Savage Court and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

NEWS + EVENTS: Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo has published Volume 2 of its “Good Neighborhood Guide”, and the Orlando companies Greenery Creamery and Tori Tori Pub are among the spotlights … The brisket burger only returns this month 4 Rivers back smokehouse … Every Monday in May, Ravello will present a childhood favorite of cooks Fabrizio Schenardi and Riccardo Sala at the Four Seasons Resort, which their mothers have prepared for them … The Boozy Brunch Crawl will take place on Saturday 22nd May 11 am-4pm at downtown Orlando venues. A $ 20 general entry ticket includes four brunch items, discounted drinks, and a canned koozie. The $ 32 VIP ticket includes a champagne glass, five brunch items, and other upgrades. Visit Eventbrite for tickets.

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Janet Smith