The owners of the restaurant on South Florida Avenue near Edgewood Drive are partnering with an Orlando restaurateur to expand their Asian offerings. Rib House re-opens April 15 after a two-week update.
A 92-year-old house in Dixieland has been transformed into a homey coffee shop that features coffees from Central Florida roasters and plans to offer acoustic entertainment. Hillcrest Coffee at 119 W. Hillcrest St. hasn’t officially opened yet, but owner Brian Goding is serving customers weekdays from 8 a.m. to noon.
The highly anticipated Brazilian gastropub overlooking Munn Park said on Facebook it has passed most of its inspections and anticipates acing its final inspection Tuesday morning. Reservations starting Saturday will be honored, and private events planned for Thursday and Friday are a go.
“Someone recently told me to tread lightly in Lakeland, that the city has yet to support and sustain a bakery,” a local baker wrote on Instagram. I’ll confess I had a similar impression for many years. But I’m rethinking it as several bakery businesses are emerging. Read on to see who they are and what they’re doing.
The 1,000 or so people with reservations to dine at Posto 9 during its first five days will have to wait a bit longer to experience the Brazilian gastropub overlooking Munn Park. The planned opening date of the much-anticipated Main Street restaurant has been pushed back from Thursday to next Tuesday.
David Dickey Jr. took a video stroll through the first-floor construction at Posto 9, the Brazilian gastropub slated to open across from Munn Park in early December. The video was shot today, eight days before the initial opening date of Dec. 1. While owner Marco Franca promises to open the first-floor main dining room and lounge in early December, he says the rooftop lounge won’t be open until January because of delays involving the elevator.