Thanksgiving Dining, a Holiday Supper Club, plus Restaurant Reviews and Recent News

Written By Scott Joseph On November 13, 2015

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Holiday Supper Club at The Boheme in the Grand Bohemian
Bohemian dining room
Our holiday Supper Club will be at The Boheme in the luxurious Grand Bohemian hotel in downtown Orlando. We’ll convene at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 4
The folks at the Grand Bohemian have put together a terrific menu, and in the spirit of the holidays, they’re practically giving it away. Cost of the dinner is $85 plus tax; gratuity is already included.
More than half the tickets are already sold, so don’t wait too long. You can reserve your spot and see the full menu with pairings at the SJO Deals page.
 Recent Restaurant Reviews


Butter Chicken Indian Cuisine

Butter Chicken interior

Butter chicken is a popular dish in Indian restaurants, though you might see it listed on menus as Murgh Makhani. Though I suppose is someone was going to name a restaurant after the dish, they’d go with Butter Chicken.

Which is what the owners of Butter Chicken Indian Cuisine in Winter Park did.

Butter Chicken is in a little clump of businesses on Howell Branch Road behind a 7-Eleven.  It’s still new enough that the signage out front looks temporary. Or maybe they’re just waiting to see if it catches on better than the Argentine restaurant.

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Chef Eddie’s Breakfast

ChefEddie dining room

Considering it is little more than 10 years old, the restaurant space in the City View apartments building on West Church Street in downtown Orlando has certainly had a lot of tenants. First was Uncle Henry’s Country Kitchen, the popular Johnson’s Diner, which moved from a cramped free-standing hut on Washington in summer of 2006. When it closed, Fish ’n’ Loaves took over. Then McKnight’s.


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Restaurant News

Van Aken Makes New Restaurant’s Name Official

1921 by Norman Van Aken.

That’s the official name of the restaurant planned by the celebrity chef for Mount Dora. The number is the address on the side of the buiding. “The sign was literally written on the wall,” Van Aken said of his decision for the name.



Isla Verde by V, as in Vacated, is Closed

Isla Verde by V, the Puerto Rican restaurant in downtown Orlando that had very good food but very poor service and a lousy atmosphere, has closed. Now I may never find out who V was.


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