Brazas Chicken, Cookies & Cream, drive-thru burritos and more

Brazas Rooster, the SoDo restaurant that lately opened a 2nd location in the Market at Avalon Park, is going to a greater room, in Avalon Park’s Downtown II making. Brazas initially opened in 2006 in what was then regarded as the Fort Gatlin Searching Middle. That elaborate is now household to Gatlin Corridor Brewing, Frenchie’s Wooden-fired Pizza, Willy’s Unique, Buttercrust Pizza, The Porch South Orange and most just lately That Wing Location.

Brazas Chicken’s owner, Franco Del Solar, life in Avalon Park and was just one of the opening sellers of the Market. He’ll go his well-known Peruvian poultry to the new house, with 1,769 sq. feet, upcoming thirty day period.

CookiescreamTaco twosome Ryan Manning (MX Taco) and Rob Bair (Tin & Taco) are teaming up for a new undertaking identified as Cookies & Cream, dispensing delicate-provide ice cream, shaved ice, pineapple Dole whip and dwelling-produced cookies. The 1st location will be at Orange County Brewers in Lake Mary in a shared room with Tin & Taco, opening Memorial Working day weekend. Other areas prepared for SoDo and New Smyrna Beach.

Josh Oakley has remaining his post at The Monroe in downtown Orlando’s Creative Village to turn out to be the executive chef for a clinic in North Carolina. Really a departure in additional methods than a single. Ahead of opening the Monroe final calendar year, Oakley was at 1921 Mount Dora and was one particular of the founders of the Smiling Bison.

Taipei 101 has been 86’d.

Chipotle Mexican Grill has opened a locale in Casselberry with a generate-through Chipotlane. I pictured a really long driveway the place a vehicle could transfer along slowly but surely and tell the burrito maker what ingredients to put in. But no, it is just a pick-up lane for digitally-placed orders. Which is no enjoyment.

I’m not sure a “boozy Mad Hatter tea party” would be a great deal entertaining, either, but just one is headed this way. It’s actually called The Alice: An Immersive Cocktail Practical experience that a press release would like us to feel has been selling out in Sydney and Melbourne (the one in Australia) and is starting a U.S. tour. And along with Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Denver, Orlando is on the end record. It will plop down at the Oliv Bar in downtown Orlando from June 29 by means of Aug. 10. It will be all Alice In Wonderland-themed, with costumed characters and cocktails poured out of a teapot. I’m guessing you are going to hear “eat me” a great deal as the evening goes on.

And Corner Cafe, the Sanford restaurant that suspended typical hours at the commencing of the year to emphasis on catering, will get started opening one working day of the 7 days for what’s being billed as French Onion Fridays. you can get a pressed sandwich and a bowl of soup. Whilst in accordance to a article on the cafe’s Fb webpage, it does not have to be French onion, it could be 1 of the restaurant’s other soups. At this stage, I’m not even certain it will be on Fridays.

Curiouser and curiouser.