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Archive for Monday, April 4, 2016

Some Assembly Required

The interesting thing about the Orion capsule is that its being put together at Kennedy Space Center where it will eventually launch. Thats a new technique for NASA. In the past, capsules were shipped to KSC fully assembled.
Published in Are We There Yet

Spotlight: Canvas In Lake Nona

Lake Nona has been in need of some good restaurants to serve the residents moving into the mushrooming communities. And now they have Canvas, a dinner-only restaurant featuring American cuisine influenced by Floridas Southern and Latin roots. Im not at all sure what that means, but I enjoyed my dining experience at Canvas. The menu, under the direction of executive chef Bryan Thoman, isnt easy to summarize. Yes, one can find the Southern and even Latin influences, but there are also a few Asian ones. Such as with the Oak-charred Octopus, which had the hunk of tentacle with a sherry braise accompanied by bok choy with soy and ginger and a sweet chili-mango puree. The flavors were all good, and ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight