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Showing posts with label Orange Avenue. Show all posts

EVE Orlando

110 S. Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL. 32801
(407) 602-7462
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Back in 2013, I told you about a pretty cool upscale nightclub that opened up in Downtown Orlando, that went by the name of Vanity Night Club. You can check it out here if you missed it.

I have been to Vanity on quite a few occasions and have always enjoyed myself. Recently Vanity underwent a minor change and is shifting its focus to the corporate world. Vanity has since been renamed EVE, and although it will still remain a nightclub, the brand is aiming to become a premier EVENT venue space that is available to rent for any occasion. I had the opportunity to check it out and experience first hand what the new EVE event venue will be like.

Eve was created with the elegance and flair that Orlando nightlife aficionados have been longing for. Featuring three stunning and sophisticated atmospheres that include a lounge, nightclub and balcony terrace. Eve was designed with a brilliant ambiance by award-winning nightclub designer Charles Doell of Mister Important Design Firm. Stylish and energetic, with unrivaled décor, Eve provides a five-star customer service experience unlike any other in Downtown Orlando, raising the standard for upscale nightlife.

When it comes to needing a state of the art and just plain awesome event venue, look no further than EVE. Located between Dr. Phillips Center and the heart of Nightlife in Orlando, Eve stands out as an exceptional host venue for all types of events.

Eve is a perfect location for corporate functions, fashion shows, holiday parties, wedding receptions, product launches, networking receptions and more. The space has the ability to host events up for up to 500 people.

Eve features some of the most advanced lighting and audio, as well as a custom LED wall designed to showcase company logos. Television screens are equipped to loop photos and videos to showcase logos, products and client information.

The In-house mixology team features a full range of bartending services and a variety of bar packages are available for your event. Catering packages are available as well, with everything from a full staff to hors d’oeuvres and buffet style to live chef attended stations and intimate plated dinners.

Additionally, Eve has partnered with top Orlando caterers to now provide a wide variety of food options. Eve will also offer a variety of entertainment packages from DJs to live bands, Cirque performers, contortionists, living statues, stilt walkers and go-go dancers. Photographer and Videographer are also available.

From intimate gatherings to large corporate events with many branding outlets, EVE Orlando is sure to impress everyone. The gorgeous 5,000 square-foot main level features three full-service bars, multi-tiered seating, crystal chandeliers, three private VIP areas, a dance floor, state of the art LED lighting and sound system, and a 400 square foot balcony terrace overlooking bustling Orange Avenue. Eve’s goal is to create a unique experience and to focus on the most important people in the room.
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East Coast Wings & Grill

3138 S. Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL 32828
(407) 930-0830

About a year ago, my favorite wing place closed down and mysteriously went out of business. Ever since then, I have been on a mission to find a solid replacement for my dearly departed local wing joint, and East Coast Wings might just do the trick.

If you are unfamiliar with the brand, East Coast Wings & Grill is a fast growing casual dining chicken wing franchise that has 24 locations in North Carolina, and has signed agreements to add 70 new restaurants across the country within the next several years. The franchise concept not only caters to the chicken wing lover by offering 75 different flavors of chicken wings in any of nine heat intensities, but also features salads, wraps, sandwiches, burgers and more, all using fresh ingredients.

The newest franchisee for Orlando just happens to be a former small forward for the Orlando Magic by the name of Quentin Richardson. Although Richardson may be known for his basketball skills, he has a keen interest in business development. With the help of Jackson Brown Hospitality Group, he has signed on to open ten East Coast Wings locations in Orlando over the next seven years.

Two of those locations are now open for business. The first one to open up was on south Alafaya trail closer to UCF and the Waterford Lakes area. The second location is in Downtown Orlando, and is aiming to give the downtown crowd some good alternatives for lunch and dinner. I had an opportunity to stop by the downtown location and try them out.

While we can all argue about the origin of the wing, or how big a wing should be, I personally like a nice medium sized wing. I get fed up when I am presented with those tiny miniature wings that some places try to serve, but I also do not want a mega jumbo turkey drumstick either, and I am very pleased with the size of wings at East Coast Wings. The variety of sauces and flavors as well as heat intensity offered here can be a bit overwhelming, so I would recommend going with a group and getting lots of wings.

What makes this place unique aside from the wings is the variety of other foods offered as well. They have a surprisingly large menu full of unique appetizers, salads, wraps, sandwiches, burgers, pot stickers, nachos, egg name it...they have it. There is something on the menu to satisfy everybody, and they have some pretty damn cold beer too!

We started our adventure with the Chester's Pub Pretzels. These are soft pretzels, served with your choice of bourbon honey mustard or Sam Adams craft beer cheese sauce.

The soft pretzels were good by themselves, but that beer cheese sauce was addictive and delicious.

We could not resist the Buffalo Chicken Pot Stickers. Wonton style dumplings are stuffed with seasoned chicken and cabbage, garnished with shredded carrots and celery, and drizzled with Peppadew Ranch. A must have treat!

Chester's Wing Sampler is 30 wings in your choice of 6 flavors-We decided on Grande Cayman, Jamaican Jerk, Mango Bango, Bourbon Street, Garlic Hot, and Caribbean. Some were bone in and some were boneless, but all of them were good.

As a grand finale, we ordered the Big Easy Binnies. These are miniature versions of a New Orleans beignet, dusted with cinnamon, powdered sugar and served with your choice of caramel, chocolate or raspberry sauce. 

Overall I was really impressed with the food at East Coast Wings. I am looking forward to a return visit, not just for wings, but for maybe a burger, or a turkey and Swiss, or maybe a wrap, or...well you get the picture. So much good food, so little time.

Stop by and check them out some time, your gonna love it. 

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