OPENINGS + CLOSURES: Saisei kitchen opened in the former Coco Cocina Mexicana in South Eola. Saisei bills itself as “modern izakaya and ramen Japanese cuisine” and is within walking distance of Jinya, another modern izakaya and ramen Japanese cuisine … Brooklyn dumpling store, a “zero human interaction” automatic style restaurant, will bring five locations in Orlando, Miami and surrounding areas. The 24-hour restaurant offers a contactless ordering system and 32 varieties of meatballs (lamb gyro-tzatziki, do you like it?) … Eat me 365, a restaurant specializing in burgers, steaks, ribs and beef brisket has opened in the former Taco Rio space at 822 Formosa Ave. in Winter Park … Mousseline Culture Bakery Coffee will be bringing Japanese donuts and boba tea to 5256 Red Bug Lake Road in Winter Springs next month … Ten Ten Seafood & Grill, a Cantonese restaurant located in Sunrise and specializing in dim sum, opened at Golden Sparkling Plaza at 5600 W. Colonial Drive … Roots and Greens, a food truck offering a menu of homemade and plant-based Southern dishes, hit the road. Follow them @rootsandgreensfood … Modest wine will open later this month opposite the Ravenous Pig … 4Roots has launched a new farmers market at their headquarters in the packing district. The market, featuring a multitude of local vendors and food vendors, takes place every Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm at 2310 N. Orange Blossom Trail.
NEWS + EVENTS: Excellent chef season 3 winner and former chef de cuisine of Morimoto Asia Hung hyunh will be the executive chef of Ava Mediterra Aegean, opening planned this winter in the former Luma on Park space … Hawaiian-inspired restaurant Thornton Park the 808 Now offers breakfast service every day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Digress Wine at College Park will host a Ribbon Ridge Winery Tasting Dinner October 21 at 6 p.m. Guests will taste 14 wines and family-style dishes will be provided by Duck & Drake Kitchen. The cost is $ 100 (plus tax / tip) … The classic of dishes and wines of the swan and the dolphin goes from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. from October 29 to 30 on the roadway of the station. Tickets cost $ 165. Todd English will be there, so you know it will be fun.
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