The Pub is coming to the PointeThe Pub Orlando, a British-inspired restaurant and bar, will open at Pointe Orlando on International Drive in early 2012. The Pub Orlando will occupy almost 8,000 square feet and seat about 220 patrons. The menu will incorporate innovative pub cuisine, as well as more traditional foods and an extensive beverage selection. Guests can sample a wide variety of draught, cask-conditioned and handcrafted beers, with selections from England, Ireland, Scotland, Europe and the U.S. Also available will be single-malt scotches, bourbon, wine and cocktails. The pub will feature two Pour Your Own Beer Wall taps, where guests can draw their own draught, sample and pay by the ounce. The exterior will be modeled after classic corner pubs in London, and the interior will consist of furniture and accessories from Britain. The pub’s centerpiece is a handcrafted bar with optic pourers. Indoor seating and an outside patio will be available, and the pub will accommodate large groups and semiprivate events. For more information, visit www.pointeorlando.com on the Web.
It’s getting hotter in Winter GardenBikram Yoga Winter Garden, co-owned and -directed by Mohamed and Debora Fahmy, will open its doors Sept. 20 in Suite 110 at 15504 Stoneybrook West Parkway in Winter Garden. Mohamed and Debora have been practicing Bikram yoga for more than 10 years, and Debora has been a certified Bikram instructor since 2007. Bikram yoga classes consist of 26 postures done in 90 minutes in a heated room. The heat allows for deeper and safer stretching, and makes a great addition to a weight-loss program. Bikram Yoga Winter Garden’s 1,500-square-foot yoga room will hold more than 60 students per class, and the facility offers men’s and women’s restrooms with showers and changing rooms. Classes are Monday through Friday at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.bikramyogawintergarden.com on the Web.
The healthy choice for deliciousSaffran Orlando, located across from The Florida Mall at 1700 Sand Lake Road in Orlando, offers healthy European, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean secret recipes with an American flare. Saffran chicken, tandoori beef and safflats (pizza salads) are on the bill of fare, and all are healthy and delicious. Saffran’s world-fusion menu also offers house specialities and sugar-free desserts. Its chefs use only quality ingredients, preferably from local producers, and all bread is baked using only barley, spelt and whole wheat. Also available are local wines and beers, and only one menu item costs more than $9.95. The Orlando location is the first Saffran in North America. For more information, call 407-856-8881 or visit www.saffran.us on the Web.
Florida’s only traditional Indian beauty studioDimple Threading & Skin Care, owned and operated by Dimple Singh, is located in the Rialto at 7335 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 120, in Orlando. Singh is a licensed aesthetician who has been in business for more than 18 years. She is renowned for her talent, experience and exceptional skills. Singh offers organic facials, including hydrating, rejuvenating and chemical peel facials; waxing services, including Brazilian, strip, hard and sugar waxing; and threading, which removes the hair follicle and lasts up to six weeks. She also has a diverse background in linguistics and speaks English, Hindi and Punjabi. Singh has a strong background in yoga and beauty services, and has successfully transferred her experience and talent in the beauty industry to her clients in the U.S. Numerous testimonials regarding Singh’s work can be found on her website. For more information, call 407-758-1659 or visit www.dimplebeauty.com on the Web.
Exotic foods with an American touchElegante Bistro & Lounge, located off International Drive at 9901 Hawaiian Court in Orlando, is within walking distance of the Orange County Convention Center. It is a perfect place to watch sporting events, host private parties or meetings, and celebrate birthdays. Catering services that include chefs, bartenders, disc jockeys and four-star service also are available. Elegante draws inspiration from Mediterranean countries, and its menu offers dishes from Italy, Lebanon and Spain, with a touch of New York, combined with traditional U.S. burgers, wings, pizza and sandwiches. Open daily for lunch, dinner and nightly entertainment, Elegante features disc jockeys, live bands and belly dancers, and food is served until 2 a.m. The restaurant’s wine list includes selections from around the world, including Lebanon, Jerusalem, Italy and other emerging wine regions; and the patio offers a selection of cigars and 32 hookah flavors. Complimentary valet parking is available. For more information or to make a reservation, call 407-352-4099.
Rejuvenating the body and spiritThe Waxing Corner & Spa is located at 417 S. Dillard St. in Winter Garden. The staff is composed of nail technicians and aestheticians who specialize in laser hair removal and are licensed to perform electrolysis. Their experience totals more than 10 years in skin-care and more than 25 years in waxing services. The Waxing Corner & Spa’s products are of the highest quality, and the wax is a lower temperature, which provides more comfort and reduces redness and irritation. Waxing services for the face, underarms, legs, bikini area, stomach, back and arms are available. Hard and soft wax are used, and wax is never recycled. Facial services include hydrating and deep-cleaning facials, with numerous add-ons available, including an eye treatment, collagen mask and more. Various peels, as well as a full spa pedicure and manicure menu, also are offered. For more information, call 407-654-5381 or visit www.thewaxingcorner.com on the Web.
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