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Feast of Funk and Soul Food a rockin’ good time

November 19 and 20 marked the debut of the first annual The  Feast of Funk and Soul Food festival, held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. As the title of the festival reveals, this event was not only [...]

December 1, 2016 Features, Food, Music

E. Coli ravages Chipotle chain

Chipotle has always been the go-to fast food restaurant for healthy Mexican food. Consumers take delight in its delicious flavors and spices, and fresh produce, which gives the fast-food chain a very positive reputation; however, due to an E. coli [...]

November 11, 2015 Food, News

A wish list for R-Card options

One of the many great things about being a Tar is the sheer number of meal options we have, from the Campus Center to Park Avenue and beyond. Whether you are a vegan or a full-on carnivore, you are sure [...]

September 23, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Food

Gourmet fries grace the Farmers Market

The smell of french fries and basil is the first sign that indicate TheFryBar is nearby. Located at the heart of Winter Park Farmer’s Market and across from a colorful flower stand, the popular venue can be spotted from afar [...]

February 26, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Food

Winter Park Brewing Company opens its taps

Originally called Taps For Scratch, the Winter Park Brewing Company is in full swing offering an array of in house crafted beers, delicious food and plenty of fun activities like poker and jazz night. Almost by accident, I happened to [...]

September 24, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Food

The Porch changes the bar scene

The Porch is a game changer for Winter Park.  Since it opened this past summer it has blessed us all with a new spot to eat and, more importantly, drink.  The Porch is much more than your average sports bar, [...]

September 10, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Food

Guide to dining in Winter Park

Summertime at Rollins, like the rest of the year, is gorgeous. In addition to the beautiful campus and bountiful amenities, the Winter Park area offers many choices for eating and drinking. Below are a few suggestions for you to try. [...]

August 24, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Food

Raw juice bar cleanses locals

New juice bar offers an alternative to sugary lattes. Raw’s detoxing beverages are made from organic fruits and vegetables. Located in the hip downtown neighborhood of Thornton Park, Raw Juicing and Detox is a new destination for healthy eats and [...]

April 17, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Food

Local Mexican Cuisine Will Shake Your Maracas

So, who doesn’t like good Mexican food every once in a while? And by “while” I mean that it’s so good (and cheap) that you can’t stop having it more than once a week. El Potro is the place to [...]

April 3, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Food

Locals “Pig” Out

Finer’s father set his expectations for dinner with his daughter; both left pleasantly satisfied after choosing The Ravenous Pig for their meal. Last night, I took my father out to dinner for his birthday. He shares my dislike for Applebee’s-ian [...]

April 3, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Food