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Archive for Friday, April 27, 2018

Intersection: The State Of Sports In Central Florida

Last weekend UCF unfurled a 2017 national champions banner before its spring game, and players got championship rings. Does UCF have the right to call its team the champions, even though Alabama won the actual trophy? Iliana Limón Romero and Jeff Sharon join Intersection to discuss this and other sports news from Central Florida.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Spotlight: Kidsfest, Disney Slideshow and Doughnuts

Audubon Park Garden District turns into a daylong mini kids campus with kids yoga class cupcake painting, pirate and princess party, kid DJ class, sandwich classes, basketball classes with the Orlando Magic, arts and crafts with the Orlando Fringe and more! The event is called Kidsfest Saturday 12-4 in the Audubon Park Garden District. Pop culture humorist Charles Phoenix and his trademark enthusiasm, quick wit, and keen eye for oddball detail will pull from his vast collection of authentic vintage slides to tell the amazing back-stories and glories of a visit to mid-century Disneyland during the Charles Phoenix Retro Disneyland Slide Show. In a rare Florida performance, Phoenix takes the audience on a ride through  legendary long-gone attractions such as ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City

Spotlight: Tartine In College Park

How could I not order something called a Tallow Candle? Tallow is a more lyrical name for lard, and the very thought of it whisked me back to a bar in Firenze that listed lardo as one its bar snacks. And it was just what it promised: little chunks of lard to put on a cracker or slice of bread. With each bite it was like saying, “Here it comes, arteries; deal with it.” A Tallow Candle, as presented at Tartine in College Park, sounded like a more inventive presentation. And it was. Essentially, the tallow was in the form of a tealight with a lighted wick that was to melt the lard into a spreadable goo. Unfortunately, unless you’re ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight