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Ideas for Valentine's Day at various Orlando Restaurants

Orlando FL.
(Various Locations)

Here is a list of some excellent dining options around Central Florida for you and that someone special this Valentine's Day.

What's even better? Since Valentines is on a Friday this year, some of these restaurants are offering the dining specials throughout the weekend.

Here is a list of places with great food offerings all at pretty decent prix fixe prices:

Cafe Tu Tu Tango
International Drive

Café Tu Tu Tango is offering a tour for two for $59 per couple. Featured dishes including Lamb Picadillo Empanadas, Sockeye Salmon Taquitos, Butter Chicken Tikka Masala, and Smoked Pork Brochettes.



Lake Nona

Join Canvas on Valentine’s Day for a romantic dinner for $105 (or $150 with wine pairing) per couple. Guests start off with Yellow Fin Tuna Carpaccio, then share Beef Tenderloin for Two, then enjoy Key Lime Tart for a sweet ending.


Lake Nona

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Chroma’s specials. Guests have a choice of Red Grouper ($42) or Filet Mignon ($38). Couples can enjoy Raspberry Cheesecake topped with raspberry preserves. Specials available Feb. 14-15.
Winter Park

Winter Park's newest dining and live music venue will offer a “Red and White” themed three-course meal for $50 per guest, plus live music on stage throughout the evening. Guests will sample menu items including a Half-Dozen Oysters between courses, served either raw or chargrilled.


Mia's Italian Kitchen
International Drive

Mia’s Italian Kitchen will offer a romantic three-course dinner for $79 for two, including a bottle of featured prosecco, red, or white wine. Featured dishes include Strawberry Salad, Lobster Raviolo and Pork Belly Bruschetta.
Terralina Crafted Italian
Disney Springs

Take a cruise to Italy’s Lake District with romantic lagoon-side dining on the patio. As a dinner special, the restaurant will offer a Lobster & Seafood Risotto for $45, and a bottle of Landmark Chardonnay for $55.
Winter Park

The Ravenous Pig will offer a $50 three-course Chef’s Tasting Menu during lunch or dinner service from Feb. 12-14. Guests can choose from either Tuna Crudo or Root Vegetable Salad to start, either a Petite Filet Mignon or Cioppino for a main, or a Red Velvet Macaron or Chocolate Malt Tart for dessert.

Shula's Steak House
Central Florida Locations

Surf & Turf for Two:
Roasted prime Chateau Briand, butter poached 2lb Maine lobster, potato pave, roasted Brussels sprouts, chestnut purée, and red pearl onions served with béarnaise sauce

$175
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James Beard Blended Burger Project Kicks off Summer!

Just in time for the summer sizzle season, the James Beard Blended Burger Project has kicked off at the below restaurants in Central and South Florida

Available at participating locations through the end of June, the Blended Burger Project is a contest challenging restaurants to create a burger that blends protein with at least 25% finely chopped, fresh cultivated mushrooms in a restaurant movement that strives to make the iconic burger more sustainable and even better for customers and for the planet.

Now is the time to make a difference through the delicious food we create. There are more opportunities than ever to be recognized for making a sustainable difference on your menus. For the last four years, chefs across the country have joined The Blended Burger Project, a movement that strives to make the iconic burger even better for your customers and for the planet by blending at least 25% fresh mushrooms into your burgers.

Here are some of the Florida participants, with two Orlando Entries:

Cracked by Chef Adrianne, Miami:

Chef Adrianne’s Blended Burger is an 8 oz. patty blend of Chuck, Short Rib, Shiitake and Portobello. Topped with Hot Pepper Jelly, American Cheese, Cracked Sauce and shaved White Onion, served on a bun.

Shula Burger, All Locations:

Foraged Mushroom & Beef Burger at all lShula Burger locations throughout Florida ($6) - Ground beef, oyster mushrooms, mushroom ketchup, olive oil dressed baby kale, feta cheese.

C.W.S Bar + Kitchen, Lake Worth.

Brotherly Love Burger ($17) - A superb combination of dry aged bone marrow blended beef, portobello mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, roasted garlic, rosemary and topped with cashew cheddar cheese and served on an egg/dairy free roll with hydroponic bibb lettuce, beefsteak tomato, red onion and signature bistro sauce.

Ravenous Pig, Winter Park.

Duxelle Burger ($18) - Certified angus beef blended with mushroom duxelles on a brioche bun with porcini aioli and fontina cheese.

American Kitchen Bar & Grill, Lake Buena Vista.

La Vaca Trufa (The truffle cow) House Grind Certified Angus Beef, Kissimmee River Mushrooms, Summer Black Truffle, Smoked Wagyu Beef Fat Aioli, Melted Tomato Ketchup,Shredded Iceberg Lettuce, Local Sesame Challah Bun.

Vote for your favorite “blended burger” below based on: (1) culinary creativity, (2) best flavor profile and (3) presentation.

Voting begins Monday, May 27 at 12:00am ET and concludes at 11:59pm ET on July 31.

The 25 entries that receive the most online votes will advance as finalists. A panel of food experts selected by the James Beard Foundation will determine 5 winners from the top 25 finalist entries with the most online votes. All voting and judging by the panel of experts will be based on the following equally weighted critera: (1) culinary creativity, (2) best flavor profile and (3) presentation.

To Vote, go to: https://www.jamesbeard.org/blendedburgerproject/vote

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