Food & Drink » Tip Jar

The Ravenous Pig to become roommates with Cask & Larder in 2018, Gideon’s Bakehouse pops up at East End Market, plus more in local foodie news




As we reported on May 27, the Ravenous Pig will move into the Cask & Larder space sometime prior to April 2018, when the Pig's current lease is up. Cask & Larder will move into what's now its bar/brewery area ... Downtown Credo has opened its third location inside the Church Street Exchange ... Look for another Chuy's Tex-Mex to open across the street from Trader Joe's in Winter Park Aug. 2 ... A food hall will be a part of the mix in the downtown Creative Village, a mixed-use project slated to be completed in the next two to three years ... Gideon's Bakehouse sets up shop in the old Fatto in Casa space at East End Market July 19. The pop-up specializes in baked goods ... The Brix Project, Playalinda Brewing Company's 16,000-square-foot facility, will feature a brewpub with 20 taps, a distillery (small batch vodka, rum and gin), a restaurant and a beer garden. Expect an end-of-summer opening.


B&B Caribbean Restaurant, in the old Amira's Kosher Deli space in Altamonte, has closed.


Central 28 Brewing pairs its beers with grilled cheese sandwiches at 7 p.m. today, July 13, at World of Beer downtown. Cost is $28 ... If you're in New York City July 19, chef Joseph Cournoyer-Burnett and the team at Osprey Tavern is cooking at the James Beard House. Cost is $170 ($130 for JBF members) ... Speaking of that team, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, Osprey Tavern holds a BBQ and Beer Brunch featuring brews from Oskar Blues and 'cued-up fare including smoked brisket, pulled pork, ribs, house-made sausages, sides and dessert. Cost is $20, plus $4 for beer ... Also on July 16, Cress Restaurant's Hari Pulapaka holds a lionfish cooking demo at Whole Foods Winter Park at 11:30 a.m., and Whole Foods Altamonte at 1:30 p.m. ... Former Morimoto Asia head sushi chef Junichi Takazoe of the recently opened Jimotti's Restaurant in Sanford has started sushi service. On the list: toro, gizzard shad, alfonsin, Japanese barracuda and, yes, geoduck! ... Farm-Haus stages a series of pop-up brunches every Saturday in July at East End Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., culminating in the grand opening of Farm & Haus (which we first told you about back in May) at the Audubon Park food hall ... Two Chefs Seafood Oyster Bar holds a four-course beer dinner with Abita Beer July 21. Cost is $60.

Got restaurant dish? Send tips to [email protected]


We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected].

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.