Food And Drinks

Winter Park will get a brand new Omakase bar, two ‘Prime Chef’ alums open a brand new place within the Ritz-Carlton and different meals information | Tip glass | Orlando


OPENINGS: Soseki, a modern 10-seat Omakase concept by Taglish boss Mike Collantes and former Kaizen Izakaya boss Denni Cha, will open early next year in the room next to Vines & Forks on Fairbanks Avenue. Look for the couple to host preview dinners and a pop-up series of takeaway lunch boxes from the Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s kitchen house and culinary garden in College Park … Knife & Spoon, the steak and seafood restaurant Concept by several James Beard Award-winning nominee and two-time top chef candidate John Tesar opened in the old Norman’s room at the Ritz-Carlton. Top chef Alaun and former PB&G chef Gerald Sombright is the chef … Beau Monde, a chic downtown cocktail bar and lounge, is on the second floor of Magnolia at 13 S. Magnolia Ave. even though they accept walk-ins. Nicely dressed …

What the Chuck, a smashburger stand owned by Nat Russell of Tennessee Truffle, opened at Henry’s Depot in Sanford … The twisted handle in the old brass faucet in Mills Park opened last weekend … Java J’s Coffeehouse, a mission-focused one Java store, opened on the corner of Mills and Lake Highland … The Aji Ceviche Bar opened in the old Los Portales room on the corner of 436 and Howell Branch … Long-time sushi favorite Wa Sushi has also found in Casselberry A new home in the former Reuben’s Deli area at 924 State Road 436 in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Square. Make sure they’re opening soon … AG’s Markt, the 22,000-square-foot food hall in Winter Garden’s Hamlin neighborhood, has postponed its opening until the end of 2020.

NEWS / EVENTS: Kadence at Audubon Park is gradually reopening by offering two dinner experiences: the Kaya Dinner Series, a multi-course tasting that explores Japanese and Filipino flavors for $ 195, and the sushi -Tast, a piece of nigiri omakase for $ 95. Both experiences are offered from Thursday to Saturday and in some cases also on Sunday lunchtime. The maximum capacity is six people … The Swan and Dolphin Resort is holding the Food & Wine Classic: Limited Edition on October 17th and 30th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Packages start at $ 395 and include a one night stay and two tickets to the event. COVID protocols are implemented.

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Janet Smith