20 x August 17 - September 6, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com Drafts Sports Bar & Grill at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa 407-352-9293 • draftssports.com 9500 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32819 Bringing together the popular concepts of brew pubs and gourmet burger bars is Drafts Sports Bar & Grill at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa, an exciting new restaurant. From gripping entertainment on its 39 high-definition TVs to specialty drafts to a state-of-the-art Mission Control Game Room and six lanes of bowling, guests will find something compelling and delicious for everyone in the family! This family-friendly sports bar features a variety of mouthwatering burgers, tender steaks and appetizer selections everyone will love. Its unique setting creates a casual, yet stylish, sports bar environment, where you can catch the game while enjoying memorabilia throughout the entire restaurant. Check out the establishment’s selection of 32-degree draft beer, or start the evening with your favorite cocktails at a fully stocked bar. After dinner, go head-to-head at the six-lane bowling alley, loaded with games that put a twist on traditional bowling. Or try your skills in the Mission Control Game Room, right inside Drafts. The fun never stops at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa! In addition, Drafts’ private party room makes this the best place for all your celebrations, including sports teams, school groups, family outings and even birthday parties — you’ll be sure to have a great time at Drafts! Open daily! Everglades Restaurant at Rosen Centre evergladesrestaurant.com Rosen Centre, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 This September, escape on a culinary adventure at Everglades restaurant at Rosen Centre! In addition to the award-winning restaurant’s traditional fall fare, enjoy a sensational three-course, prix fixe special Magical Dining menu for just $35 (plus tax and gratuity). Experience the authentic taste of the Florida Everglades, and choose from delectable dishes like Alligator Bay chowder, watermelon and pistachiocrusted goat cheese, grilled angus filet, succulent Chilean sea bass, and sweet endings like classic Key lime pie and double chocolate fudge overload. Make your dining experience even more magical and include an overnight stay package for two that includes Magical Dining and deluxe accommodations for one night for just $219 (plus applicable taxes). Valet parking is complimentary for all fine dining guests. For Everglades Magical Dining reservations or to access OpenTable, call 407-996-2385. For overnight stays, call 407-996-9842 or visit rosencentre.com/magicalnights. Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza www.giordanos.com Orlando, 407-377-0022 • Lake Buena Vista, 407-239-8900 Kissimmee, 407-397-0044 Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza was chosen by NBC’s Today Show as the best pizza in the U.S. The restaurant’s pizza concept was created in northern Italy in 1967 from a 200-year-old recipe. Giordano’s offers a wide variety of Italian cuisine, from its world-famous Chicago-style stuffed pizza to its fettuccine alfredo recipe and classic bruschetta. All of the restaurant’s family-friendly offerings are served in a pleasant, old Chicago-style dining atmosphere. Giordano’s offers delivery, takeout and catering services.
www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x August 17 - September 6, 2017 x 21 I-Drive Resort Area International Dining www.internationaldriveorlando.com It’s always fun to explore a new place to eat! Whether you are a serious foodie, more of a casual diner or prefer something that will appeal to the entire family, there are lots of options to suit any taste or budget. With a diverse array of epicurean delights, culinary choices include American, Brazilian, Caribbean, Chinese, Greek, Ethiopian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican, Italian, Thai and more. Twenty-five top restaurants in the I-Drive Resort Area are participating in Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month, sponsored by American Express. Beginning Aug. 25, during a special preview week, and continuing through Oct. 1, these restaurants will offer prix fixe dinners for just $35. Indulge in imaginative appetizers, entrees and desserts sure to leave you spellbound. Through Visit Orlando, $1 from each meal supports Freedom Ride and BASE Camp Children’s Cancer Foundation. Magical Dining I-Drive Resort Area participants include A Land Remembered, Benihana, Cala Bella, Ciao Italia Ristorante, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, Copper Canyon Grill, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Everglades Restaurant, Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse, Funky Monkey Bistro & Bar, Itta Bena, Jack’s Place at Rosen Plaza Hotel, Kobe Japanese Steakhouse, Mango’s Tropical Café, SeaWorld Orlando Sharks Underwater Grill, Shogun Japanese Steak House, Spencer’s for Steak and Chops, Tapa Toro, The Capital Grille — International Drive, The Grill, The Oceanaire Seafood Room, Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, Urban Tide and Vincenzo Cucina Italiana. To begin planning your dining adventure on I-Drive, visit www.internationaldriveorlando.com and search by type of dining and budget for details. Lisbon Restaurant www.lisbonorlando.com 8441 International Drive, Suite 290, Orlando, FL 32819 (Next to the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye in I-Drive 360) Born and raised in Portugal, Rui Borges has fond memories of the elaborate, festive meals with his family that took place around their kitchen table on the island of São Miguel in the Azores, Portugal. From a young age, Rui knew that food was his first love and his passion. In August 2016, he opened Lisbon Restaurant in the heart of International Drive at the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye. Named after the capital of Portugal, the restaurant’s menu is inspired by Rui’s Portuguese heritage. Chef Rui has created a well-balanced menu that is both rustic and refined. Lisbon’s menu includes various preparations of bacalhau (salted-cod), unforgettable seafood dishes, fresh fish and traditional Portuguese meat specialties. Mama Louise Restaurant 407-345-1000 • www.mamalouiserestaurant.com 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 12, Orlando, FL 32819 firstname.lastname@example.org On behalf of Mama Louise; myself, Joe Esposito, her son; and the entire Mama Louise Restaurant staff, we would like to thank everyone for being so supportive, especially the local market along with the tourists and convention visitors, who want to eat and dine where the locals do. Whenever you, your friends and family members join us at Mama Louise, we want you to know we consider each and every one of you family, and we will treat you as if you are. If for any reason we fall short in doing so, please let me know. I am usually here all the time, and I will personally fix it, replace it or cook it for you myself, and that is a promise that I know my mother would want me to keep. Thank you, Joe Esposito In true tradition, as they say in Mama Louise Restaurant: Bring your friends and family for some classic Italian favorites and “shut up and eat!”