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PUBLISHER’S NOTE

Dear Readers, Summer is over, and we welcome autumn with open arms. The fall months mean that this year’s hurricane season will be reaching its peak, so, make sure that you are staying alert and stocking up on the necessities before any threatening weather gets too close for comfort. However, even though it is always important to take the proper precautions, I believe that we should not become too concerned with tropical formations that are emerging from thousands of miles away as they may never make it this far. Don’t let the worries of tomorrow allow you to forget to bask in the happiness of today. Let’s all be grateful that the heat is leaving us for the season, so, we can enjoy dining outdoors and all kinds of outdoor activities again without breaking a sweat. Remember that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Lupus Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month and the joyful celebration of Halloween. Also, our world-class theme parks are bringing back some killer, thrilling ‘Horror Nights’, so take your significant other and become even closer to each other during and after the experience! In this October issue of Orlando Style, we present many wonderful options for your luxury holiday shopping. We encourage you to support our great local shops and malls with your everyday and holiday gift purchases. Spending your ‘gifting’ dollars at our friendly and familiar retailers is as much a gift to them as to those on your list, adding even more significance to the act of giving. We’d love your feedback on the amazing Gucci Fashion spread in this issue—definitely something you haven’t seen anywhere else yet. Send us your thoughts at info@styletome.com We hope you are inspired, educated, and entertained by the content in this issue, as always, we had fun putting it together for you! For those who have not done so, please use this opportunity to have Orlando Style find its way into your mailbox and support our efforts by becoming a privileged subscriber. Go to OrlandoStyleMagazine.com today and click “get magazine” to become a member of our family. We wish you all a safe and Happy Halloween, and whether you are a believer or a nonbeliever — give it a shot. Listen to the scientists—only vaccination will help us return to normal. No one needs to die from this terrible virus. Once we all get vaccinated the economy will thrive once again and we can attend all of our wonderful local events without fear and without masks, stepping into the future with excitement and with newfound freedom. Sven J Bode Publisher/Founder


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14 / EVENTS What’s Happening Orlando

34 / FASHION Every Look From Gucci Fall/Winter 2021

18 / THE ARTS The Creative City Project

52 / TRAVEL ‘N STYLE Take a Tropical Fall Escape at South Seas Island Resort By Dana Domato

22 / THE ARTS Van Gogh Exhibit Orlando

Cover photo: Prometeus

26 / BARFLY Brother’s Bond Whiskey By Riesa Pascal 30 / STYLE MD Turns out - An Autoimmune Disease Is Something To Dance About 32 / REAL ESTATE Best Time To Buy a House Might Be Now By Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy

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62 / CELEBRITY SOUP Stars Dressing as Other Celebrities for Halloween By Riesa Pascal 58 / TOYS Aston Martin DB5 Junior - No Time To Die 73 / ORLANDO’S DENTISTS OF THE YEAR Special Promotional Feature 87 / BEAUTY AND BRAINS Special Promotional Feature


EVENTS

October 7th Harry Styles

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OCT 3 / Florida Wedding Expo

OCT 16 / Orlando Air & Space Show

OCT 29 / Freakshow Horror Film Festival

1PM / Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Kissimmee www.floridaweddingexpo.com

TBD / Orlando Sanford International Airport www.allevents.in

Times Vary / EPIC Theater at Lee Vista www.epictheatres.com

OCT 23 / Reggae On Da Grass

OCT 30 / 90’s Zombie Raver Invasion

OCT 7 / Harry Styles

2PM / Ace Cafe Orlando

5PM / Ace Cafe Orlando

8PM / Amway Center www.ticketmaster.com

OCT 24 / Florida Jerk Festival

OCT 30 / Enrique Iglesias & Ricky Martin

OCT 8 / The Jungle Book

2PM / Lake Lorna Doone Park www.floridajerkfestival.com

7:30PM / Amway Center www.allevents.in

OCT 28 / Luke Combs

OCT 31 / Camilo

7PM / Amway Center www.ticketmaster.com

7PM / Hard Rock Cafe

7:30PM / Dr. Phillips Center OCT 15 / Immerse 2021

5PM / Downtown Orlando www.immersefest.com

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ONTRIBUTORS

RIESA PASCAL Riesa was born in London, England and now resides in sunny Orlando, Florida. She is a proud graduate of Florida State University where she double majored in creative writing and communication. In addition to editorial writing, Riesa is also deeply passionate about broadcast journalism and currently freelances as a TV personality with various networks in Central Florida. You can learn more about Riesa at her website: RiesaPascal.com

COURTNEY CAGGIANO Courtney was born in Miami and currently resides in Orlando, Florida. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BA degree in English Literature, where she developed her passion for the written word. She pursues all forms of writing, including journalism, nonfiction, critical literary analysis, and inspirational writing. You can read her published work on her website: CourtneyMaeCaggiano.com or on Instagram at @bycocomae.

DANA DAMATO Dana Damato is a Florida native and a travel writer turned publicist. Prior to starting Damato Public Relations, Dana was an avid traveler seeking new adventure, and has appeared in Forbes Travel, My Malibu Beach, Sky Magazine and many more. She pursued a Masters degree in Communications from the University of Central Florida and uses her expertise in media and travel to work with different brands around the world. She is addicted to adventure and loves to indulge herself in new cultures. She thrives off travel, visiting unique destinations, and bringing those experiences to life through words.

GREG ALEXANDER Greg Alexander is a world citizen who travels the planet to transmute all the quintessence of femininity on glazed paper. If he nourishes an atavistic passion for Greece, the ground of his ancestors, it’s in Paris that he has found his home port. As a photographer, he continues his dream of perfection because, according to him, “the photograph is a kind of plastic surgery which is able to modulate a face ad infinitum!” His vision of beauty is fragile, transitory, a little kitsch and inevitably fatal.

MARK NEJAME Mark NeJame is a renowned trial attorney who has been involved in some of the areas and country’s highest profile cases. He is routinely sought by the media as a legal commentator and is currently a Legal Analyst for CNN. He is the Founder and Senior Partner of the Law Firm of NeJame, LaFay, Jancha, Ahmed, Barker, Joshi & Moreno, P.A. a/k/a NeJame Law. NeJame Law has 15 attorneys and 4 divisions: Personal Injury, Criminal, Immigration and Business/Commercial Litigation. Mr. NeJame is a regular contributor to Orlando Style Magazine. Mr. NeJame can be reached at 407-245-1232 and NejameLaw.com.


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LUXURY HANDBAGS FOR FALL GUCCI MEDIUM SUEDE SHOULDER BAG WITH SCARF

Red suede offers the perfect pop of color and texture to any fall look. This line of handbags features a detachable silk scarf that can be removed and worn as an accessory or styled on your bag. Made in Italy, this bag is also available in grey and red leather. $3,200 / Gucci.com ALEXANDER MCQUEEN MECHANICAL JEWELLED SATCHEL

This bag is equipped with antique silver-toned hardware and a black suede lining. It is the perfect accessory to pair with black stockings or boots! Versatile in style, this bag can be worn for a girls’ night out or a relaxing stroll around town enjoying the cooling temperatures outside. $3,790 / Alexandermcqueen.com DIOR SADDLE CALFSKIN BAG

Saddle bag in off-white embossed grained calfskin. Jewellery in aged gold-tone metal. Carried in the hand or on the shoulder. $3,350 / Dior.com CHANEL SMALL VANITY CASE

Jersey, Calfskin & Gold-Tone Metal make this bag very unique. Its dark colors are perfect for the cooler months and overall a must-have for fall. $3,900 / Chanel.com BALENCIAGA VILLE TOP HANDLE Grained calfskin bag with printed

hand-drawn Balenciaga logo. Has a top zip fastening and an interior zip and patch pockets. Adjustable and removable crossbody strap for comfort. $2,150 / Balenciaga.com

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COOL SHOTS

Socialize

P H OTO G R A P H Y BY B R I O N P R I C E

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk

IACC Event at Citrus Club

Urban Film Festival 2021

20th Annual NRA/FRLA Bob Leonard Golf Classic

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk

Charity Event at Teak

Urban Film Festival 2021

IACC Event at Citrus Club

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THE ARTS

“The Creative City Project’s annual event IMMERSE is dedicated to creating experiences that audiences can’t have anywhere else...”

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CITY PROJECT RETURNS Central Florida’s signature arts event returns for its 8th year to the heart of Downtown Orlando as The Creative City Project presents “IMMERSE 2021” on October 15th, 16th and 17th with several new installations in the three days of performances. It takes over the streets and public spaces in Downtown Orlando every October. This year’s event showcases more than 1,000 artists from over 100 arts organizations, including the Orlando Ballet and the Orlando Philharmonic, in the streets and public spaces along Orange Avenue, Church Street and Pine Street on Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., with experiences opening at noon on Saturday. New large-scale, interactive installations make IMMERSE 2021 more immersive than ever. “The Creative City Project’s annual event IMMERSE is dedicated to creating experiences that audiences can’t have anywhere else,” says Executive Director Cole NeSmith. “Whether it’s a Cirque du Soleil performer flying from a crane high overhead, an immersive orchestral experience that puts the audience at the center of the orchestra, or large-scale, interactive projection

experiences, we’re committed to creating a oneof-a-kind experience. We have an amazing group of artistic collaborations this year to create more innovative experiences and unique performances.” IMMERSE 2021 offers several different ticket options ranging from free to VIP and the special Dinner Party Project Experience. Guests are also encouraged to visit the many bars and restaurants along the event footprint as they enjoy all the experiences IMMERSE offers. Creative City Project began in 2012 as a group of artists performing on street corners and in plazas around Downtown Orlando. It has now grown into an arts non-profit organization that helps audiences live a life of creativity and adventure throughout the year and at its annual event IMMERSE. For more information and to purchase tickets to IMMERSE 2018 online, visit www.CreativeCityProject.com

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ARTS & CULTURE

Fall 2021 Exhibitions at the Rollins Museum of Art

TALKS & TOURS ARTIST TALK: The Imagined Word Tuesday, October 5 | 6 p.m. Join via Facebook Live TOUR: Legends of the Saints Friday, October 8 | 11 a.m. TOUR: Common Ground: Selected Works from the Rollins Book Arts Collection Friday, October 22 | 11 a.m. TOUR: Gallardo/Budoff: Growth, Breadth, and Terrain Friday, November 5 | 11 a.m. TOUR: American Modernisms at the Rollins Museum of Art Friday, November 19 | 11 a.m. TOUR: Rafael Trelles: The Imagined Word Friday, December 3 | 11 a.m. Arte y Café Con La Curadora (Art and Coffee with the Curator) | 6 p.m. Join Curator Gisela Carbonell for exhibition tours in Spanish.

Nathan Budoff, Rising Water, 2020 The Rollins Museum of Art is pleased to announce its six-exhibition fall season, open September 18 through December 31. Exhibitions include a dual-presentation by Frances Gallardo and Nathan Budoff; a solo exhibition by Rafael Trelles; American Modernisms, a carefully curated display of the museum’s American art collection; Legends of the Saints, which explores the history and chronicles of the Christian faith; and two interactive exhibitions: Common Ground, a selection of books that prompt an exploration of social, political and environmental issues; and Ally is a Verb, featuring works that address the meaning of allyship and encourage viewers to share stories and diverse perspectives. The Rollins Museum of Art hopes to engage both the wider community and its campus in a way that provokes curiosity and learning about the world around them. These exhibitions, co-existing, were conceptualized as a rubric for creative teaching around activism and social engagement, the literary arts, environmentalism, and the role of artists in the RMA collection reacting to the world around them. THE ROLLINS MUSEUM OF ART The Rollins Museum of Art features rotating exhibitions, ongoing programs, and an extensive permanent collection of more than 5,700 objects that spans centuries, from examples of ancient art and artifacts to contemporary art. Open to the public yearround, its holdings include the only European Old Master paintings in the Orlando area, a sizeable American art collection, and a forward-thinking contemporary collection on view both at the Museum and The Alfond Inn at Rollins. For additional information, call 407.646.2526 or visit www.rollins.edu/rma. Rollins Museum of Art, Rollins College 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789

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The Alfond Inn at Rollins College 300 East New England Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789

Happy Hour Tours at The Alfond Inn | 6-7 p.m. October 6 / November 3 / December 1 Grab a cocktail at the bar and join us for a “spirited” and relaxed evening tour of works from The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art on view at The Alfond Inn at Rollins in Winter Park. Tours meet in the conservatory, with a different selection every month. First Wednesday of the month. Upcoming virtual Studio Saturdays: October 2 October 16 November 6 November 20 December 4 December 18 Museum Hours: Tuesday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday: noon-5 p.m.


COOL SHOTS

Socialize

P H OTO G R A P H Y BY B R I O N P R I C E

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk

Charity Event at Teak

IACC Event at Citrus Club

20th Annual NRA/FRLA Bob Leonard Golf Classic

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk

IACC Event at Citrus Club

Urban Film Festival 2021

Mall at Millenia Fashion Week 2021

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ARTS & CULTURE

Van Gogh Exhibit Orlando

The ultimate immersive art experience is finally here At Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Orlando, coming to Orlando October 7th, you will be immersed in Van Gogh’s works – from his sunny landscapes and night scenes to his portraits and still life paintings. The installation includes the Mangeurs de pommes de terre (The Potato Eaters, 1885), the Nuit étoilée (Starry Night, 1889), Les Tournesols (Sunflowers, 1888), and La Chambre à coucher (The Bedroom, 1889), and so much more.

images that highlight brushstrokes, detail, and color – truly illuminating the mind of the genius. This ultimate, not-to-be-missed Orlando immersive art exhibit is perfect for the whole family – kids love it! Whether you’re looking for the perfect date, an excursion with friends, a photo-perfect ladies’ night or an unforgettable solo expedition, Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Orlando is one of the best things to do in Orlando this year!

The creator of our Immersive Van Gogh exhibition is Italian installation artist Massimiliano Siccardi, whose work was seen by over 2 million visitors in Paris and was featured on Netflix’s Emily in Paris.

Astonishing in scale and breathtakingly imaginative, you will experience Van Gogh’s art in a completely new and unforgettable way.

Lose yourself in the ultimate immersive art experience – surrounded by over 500,000 cubic feet of monumental projections animating Vincent Van Gogh’s oeuvre. Wander through entrancing, moving

The exhibit is designed and conceived by Massimiliano Siccardi, with soundtrack by Luca Longobardi, who both pioneered immersive digital art experiences in France. For more information please visit Orlandovangogh.com

Virtual Art Exhibitions Galleries quickly turned to online platforms to give people artistic experiences from their homes For better or worse, this is a trend here to stay in 2021! Already, major museums have made the transition to online in order to show high resolution art exhibitions. People can attend a host of online artistic experiences from their favorite museums and exhibition spaces. Faced with the pandemic and the online evolution, all these exhibitions from across the globe are accessible to everyone without having to go anywhere. 22

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VACATIONLAND

VACATIONLAND Why October is the BEST time to visit Disney We’re always finding excuses for a Disney day, but now we’ve found you an excuse for the entire month! October is arguably the best time for a Disney vacation, with crowds, prices and temperatures all dropping come back-to-school season. It also brings special events, like the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. So what are you waiting for? Book your ticket today!

The Haunting of Hill House

Celebrating 30 Years of Horror

At Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights You heard that right, Halloween Horror Nights celebrates their 30th year of terrifying haunted houses, sinister scare zones, outrageous live entertainment and some of the park’s most exhilarating attractions. Halloween Horror Nights began at Universal Studios Florida in 1991 under the title Fright Nights. It began as a three-night event on October 25, 26, and 31, 1991, with one haunted house, The Dungeon of Terror. Nowadays, guests can experience HHN for two months, typically starting the beginning of September and ending on Halloween night.

Swan & Dolphin Food and drinks..need we say more? The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will return Friday,

October 29 and Saturday, October 30, offering an outdoor festival featuring unlimited food tastings from the resort’s culinary team and wine, beer and other sips from around the world. With a variety of restaurants and lounges and a distinguished culinary and beverage team, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin continually earns national recognition for their food and beverage program. The resort boasts numerous certified wine sommeliers and 1,400 wine selections. Overnight packages and event-only tickets are now available at www.FoodandWineClassic.com.

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Whenever you go, you should bring a scare buddy, since screams are better shared. (And if they’re more scared than you are, you’ll have someone to laugh at). Enter haunted houses inspired by the biggest names in horror. You’ll never know what to expect from the haunted houses, except for twisted artistry and horrors around every corner. Also, you can enjoy all the rides which will be open during the event. Join the fun this year, for it won’t be one you want to miss! Or maybe you will...


OUR TOWN

Socialize

P H OTO G R A P H Y BY B R I O N P R I C E

IACC Event at Citrus Club

Charity Event at Teak

20th Annual NRA/FRLA Bob Leonard Golf Classic

20th Annual NRA/FRLA Bob Leonard Golf Classic

Urban Film Festival 2021

The UPS STORE at The Dr. Phillips Marketplace Plaza

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk

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BARFLY

BROTHER’S BOND BOURBON Style Magazines chats with ‘The Vampire Diaries’ stars Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley about their new bourbon.

I’ve never been one to watch much television, but from the very first day it aired, I have always been a fan of The Vampire Diaries. The supernatural drama follows the life of a teenage girl who finds herself romantically torn between two vampire brothers. Though the award-winning show aired its last episode in March of 2017, it’s still attracting a legion of die-hard fans thanks in part to being picked up by Netflix and the fact that the show’s starring brothers are simply impossible not to love.

Of course I’m talking about none other than Paul Wesley and Ian

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Somerhalder, who are not related in real life but might as well be after portraying brothers on-screen for eight incredible seasons of the beloved drama. Sadly all good things must come to an end, but fortunately the end of The Vampire Diaries also meant the beginning of something special and new for the ‘brothers’ and their fans. Paul and Ian’s shared passion for bourbon— both on-screen and off-screen—led to the duo developing and releasing their own brand of whiskey appropriately titled Brother’s Bond Bourbon, and Style Magazines had the opportunity to chat with the stars about their exciting, new passion project which has been 10 years in the making.


BARFLY

How hands-on were you in creating this spirit? Paul: We couldn’t be more hands on if we tried! This whole thing, this entire brand, everything you see Ian and I created ourselves from the ground up along with our team. Ian: Absolutely everything you see we touched on, we built and created. Every single day we do everything. We’re in text threads, zooms, calls... our team is unstoppable. These are 20-year-plus veterans so every aspect is across-the-board since we’re surrounded by the best team in the business. What area of the process would you say you went back and forth the most on before you were able to come to an agreement or would you say you were in sync on likes and dislikes the whole time? Paul: We agreed on a lot, shockingly, because we’re very different human beings. We honestly agreed on everything. I don’t want to use that word, but it’s true. Thus far, there’s been no disagreements I would say. As far as they’re being back-andforth, certainly coming up with a name. We came up with the name together and that was a text thread that was thousands of characters long and then obviously the mash bill—the liquid. This was a lot of time blending at Ian’s house and in his living room. That was something that we argued about, but we both wanted very specific taste so we didn’t compromise until we found it and that took a long time. Ian: Paul is being super humble. This took over a year every single day of blending—morning, noon, and night. Hundreds of iterations of this, I mean literally, I’m not even joking. We needed two things: we needed immediate approachability right out of the bottle so whether it’s Gen Z or Millennial or my 70-year-old mom or 80-year-old dad, they can

literally pick up this bottle, pour it into a glass and drink it. That immediate approachability and then character nuance and complexity for bourbon drinkers. To get those two things together was one hell of a journey that we refused to compromise and now that we have this flagship amazing bourbon under the guidance of Vincent, our CEO, everything we do is an extension. It’ll always have this DNA because the DNA of this bourbon is just something that we obsess about. I dream about it. I’m sorry, I know I ramble on and on, but that’s how much we love it and care about it. What would you say is your favorite drink to have with the Bouron if you’re not having it straight up? Paul: I like the Brother’s Fashioned which is a spin on the Old Fashioned. I’m kind of old school. I like Manhattans and Old Fashions. The Mystic Charmer, that’s our signature cocktail. What’s amazing about it is that it takes bourbon which is traditionally considered this sort of dark spirit that’s for grumpy old men who smokes cigars and it takes that stereotype and spins it on its head and gives us this incredible, refreshing, summer-like cocktail that my mom just guzzles so that’s another great drink, the Mystic Charmer. Ian: The Mystic Charmer is so good! We have a really comprehensive drink strategy that we developed with one of the best mixologists on the planet, but it’s seasonal. There’s a lot of seasonality to it so you build it for seasons...they’re all good. Ready to try these recipes yourself? Brother’s Bond Bourbon can be purchased at ABC Fine Wine & Spirits and other distributors near you. Visit www. brothersbondbourbon.com to learn more and to view additional cocktail recipes developed by Ian and Paul.

BROTHER’S FASHIONED INGREDIENTS FOR 2 COCKTAILS 2 oz Brother’s Bond Straight Bourbon Whiskey 1 oz Amaro 0.5 oz Simple Syrup 4 Dashes Angostura Bitters METHOD Measure all ingredients with jigger and pour into a lowball glass. Add ice and stir. Garnish with orange twist

THE MYSTIC CHARMER INGREDIENTS 1.5 oz Brother’s Bond Straight Bourbon Whiskey 0.5 oz Lemon Juice 0.5 oz Honey Syrup Top with Ginger Ale METHOD Measure all ingredients except for ginger ale with jigger and pour into shaker. Add ice to shaker and shake for 15 seconds. Strain into glass over fresh ice. Top off with ginger ale. Stir and garnish with lemon wheel.

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CHILL OUT

Blueberry Mint Mojito

Thirsty? We got you covered. Blueberry Mojitos is the drink to sip on during these warm months. Perfect for any occasion. With tangy limes, sweet blueberries, and smooth rum, it is no doubt a very refreshing (and low calorie) drink. It is no wonder why this drink is so popular. Each sip you take will have you feeling as if you were on vacation. Experience this relaxing drink that is perfect for lazy spring afternoons. You will not regret it!

PREP TIME: 5 MINS TOTAL TIME: 5 MINS SERVES: 2 MOJITOS INGREDIENTS: 1 Cup Fresh Blueberries (Set aside a few for garnish if desired) 4 Ounces Rum 10 Fresh Mint Leaves 2 Teaspoons White Sugar Juice of 2 Limes 6 Ounces Club Soda Ice Cubes

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RECIPE: Blend or muddle blueberries until smooth. Set aside. Use a muddler or wooden spoon to blend in mint leaves and sugar. Stir in rum, lime juice, and blueberry mixture. Pour over club soda & ice. Gently stir. Garnish with extra blueberries, lime, and mint if desired. Enjoy!


STYLE MD

Turns out - An Autoimmune Disease Is Something to

DANCE ABOUT It is a toasty fall afternoon in Sanford, Florida; the year is 2000. A 10-yearold girl, newly diagnosed with an incurable autoimmune disorder, is dancing in her driveway. You’d think learning that she now has type 1 Diabetes (formerly known as juvenile diabetes) and that her future will incorporate blood glucose monitors and daily injections of insulin would have been a good reason to stop dancing. But not for little Elizabeth; she just kept dancing because that’s what she does. She started dancing at Millennium Middle School and today she continues 21 years later as the executive director of the annual Dancing for Diabetes Show and founder of Touched by Type 1. After her diagnosis, she was driven by a determination to lead with inspiration and not to let diabetes negatively impact her life. As the idea to form a nonprofit organization was taking shape in her 10-year-old brain, she knew that dancing was at the heart of it. As she began devouring every piece of information she could find about type 1 diabetes, it was soon clear to her that bringing attention to the stories of over 1.5 million Americans who are living with type 1 diabetes was really something to dance about! She tells the story of filling out the original paperwork to launch the 501c3 nonprofit organization we know of today as Touched by Type 1 – whose mission is to elevate awareness of type 1 Diabetes, raise funds to find a cure and inspire those with diabetes to thrive. Most people don’t know that there are several kinds of diabetes. Generally, when people hear about diabetes, they are thinking about type 2, which is predominately found in older populations due to various factors such as diet, exercise, and family history. Conversely, type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that usually shows up early in life. A big difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes is that type 2 is mostly managed with medication and lifestyle choices. There is no cure for type 1 and administering insulin is a required part of daily life for those impacted. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14th is International Diabetes Awareness Day. Fast Forward 21 years – Elizabeth has grown up, as children will do, and today the daily management of her disease has become a backdrop for her normal life. She doesn’t miss a beat and is still the energy behind the organization and the annual show. She is a Chief Operating Officer by day and a philanthropist (and new mom) by night. The show must and does go on! The annual Dancing for Diabetes showcase has sold out Bob Carr for years and is now planning to sell out the Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on November 13th. The 21st Annual Dancing for Diabetes show features award-winning dancers raising funds to support those touched by type 1 diabetes. Help support those impacted by type 1 diabetes, learn more and purchase tickets at www. dancingfordiabetes.org. 30

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REAL ESTATE

Best time to buy a house might be now! By Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy

In October, most markets across the country will have more homes for sale, lower prices and less buyer competition, according to Realtor.com data. If you’re in the market to buy a home, the four five weeks might be a perfect time, according to a new report from Realtor.com. After a year marked by low inventory and high prices, most markets across the country will have more homes for sale, lower prices and less buyer competition compared with the average week of the year, the data shows. The metrics used in the report to calculate the best time to buy a home included listing prices, inventory levels, new listings, time on market, homebuyer demand and price reductions. “You’re not necessarily going to get the lowest price, but you’ll get a lower-thanpeak price and you’re not going to see as much competition from other buyers,” says Danielle Hale, chief economist for Realtor.com. In markets such as Arizona and Florida, the optimal buying season tends to be in the early part of the year. “Most of those markets where we see a January or February best time to buy are retirement communities, a lot of older buyers who aren’t as tied to the school calendar as a lot of family, and the weather is good year-round in most of those markets,” Hale says. But in metro areas where families are getting back into school routines, there are fewer buyers in the market, which creates a great opportunity, especially for firsttime homebuyers, to make a purchase with somewhat less competition, Hale says. Although the year began with extreme inventory shortages, the market began to consistently see more listings this summer. It added 100,000 or more new listings in 15 of the past 17 weeks. “If you look at the listings data, they didn’t ramp up as much as they normally would in the spring,” Hale says. “Buyers on the other hand were out in full force early in the year. Therefore, the early part of the year was more competitive than we typically see.” If 2021 follows the typical seasonal pattern, there should be around 705,000 listings on the market in October nationwide, which is roughly 100,000 more active listings than during the peak summer season in July, according to the report. During the week of Oct. 3, prices could dip 2.6% compared with a typical season high. On a median listing price of $385,000, buyers could save about $10,000. And in the largest housing markets, prices could dip more than 10% from their peak. The best week to buy is also a peak period for price reductions, with an average of 7% of homes dropping their price. Based on inventory estimates, that could mean roughly 50,000 homes nationally will see reductions. 32

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FIVE STAR REALTORS

Jean DeVeney & Edson de Freitas New Day Real Estate Group | Kylin Realty Jean and Edson felt that "NEW DAY" was an appropriate name for their real estate vision for the future, now that the world is working toward a post pandemic world. This vision combines Jean's almost thirty years of local real estate experience with Edson's command of technology and marketing. In addition, two realtors are better able to focus on the Buyers/Sellers's needs and offer almost 24/7 accessibility. Edson and Jean's NEW DAY approach to the future of the real estate market is to offer full service, a true concierge approach for the client's needs. Both realtors have extensive networks in all related areas; including investments, financing, appraising, stagings, repairs and title/closing services. Edson has additional expertise in international immigration and relocations, rentals and property management. Jean honed her skills as a General Manager of a residential and commercial builder/development firm in Houston, before coming to Orlando in 1985. She worked as a Construction/Client Coordinator for Design Homes of Winter Park with multiple projects in Isleworth, Winter Park, Windermere and Dr. Phillips. After coming to Orlando, she earned her real estate license and jointed Re/Max SW concentrating on residential sales and investments. Edson was born in Brazil and speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish. He attended law school before moving to Orlando. He was with WRA with an extensive international client base, when Jean brought an offer to one of his listings. They realized their real estate philosophy of the client first,

professionalism, transparency and availability was a perfect match and the result was NEW DAY Real Estate Group. New Day offers an innovative new concept with their “Earn as you Learn” Mentorship Program! Featuring one on one sessions with Jean to benefit from her knowledge and experience; coupled with Edson’s knowledge of basic and advanced technology, working with investors and international clients. The program is tailored for new and returning agents, as well as those who need to find their niche and be inspired. NEW DAY offers several levels of Buyer/Seller rebates, as well as special rebates to those who serve, protect and defend; and all the occupations that are considered "front line" during this pandemic. Recently, they joined Kylin Realty, after being very impressed with the international clientele and dedication to service the brokerage offers. Kylin has recently expanded to a new branch office in the Dr. Phillips area and offers a variety of up to the minute marketing and technological tools for all Buyers, Sellers and Investors. Their innovation, commitment to excellence and exposure in the world market makes Kylin Realty stand out from other real estate companies. Jean and Edson thank you for letting them be a part of your life...it is not just about the sale, it is about becoming your Real Estate Consultant for Life.

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EVERY LOOK FROM GUCCI FALL/WINTER 2021

THE HOUSE’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED COLLABORATION WITH BALENCIAGA FOR ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY SHOWED MESMERIZING NODS TO THE HOUSE’S RICH RUNWAY HISTORY Provided by Natalie Cammalleri (GUCCI PR TEAM) Layout by Orlando Style Magazine


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TOM FORD BITTER PEACH EAU DE PARFUM

This fragrance contains notes of pêche de vigne and Sicilian blood orange oil that release the slick sweetness of a bitter peach at its luscious peak. It has a sensual heart of rum-infused davana oil, while a surge of patchouli and sandalwood lures the senses to the furthest reaches of inner sensuality. $350 / Available at Sephora.com

VERSACE BRIGHT CRYSTAL EAU DE TOILETTE

Versace Bright Crystal Eau de Toilette features top notes of yuzu, iced accord, and pomegranate. Middle notes of rose, peony, magnolia, acajou, and lotus flower rest atop sensual base notes of vegetal amber and musk. $60 / Available at Ulta.com

Stimulate Your Senses with 5 of the most long-lasting perfumes DIOR J'ADORE EAU DE PARFUM

This scent is the ultimate expression of femininity and luxury and is floral yet mysterious, a confident signature to celebrate your feminine allure. $135 / Available at Dior.com

CHANEL COCO MADEMOISELLE EAU DE PARFUM

Irresistibly sexy, irrepressibly spirited. A sparkling Oriental fragrance that recalls a daring young Coco Chanel. An absolutely modern composition with a strong yet surprisingly fresh character. $108 / Available at Sephora.com

YVES SAINT LAURENT LIBRE EAU DE PARFUM

The new fragrance of freedom by Yves Saint Laurent combines lavender essence from France with the sensuality of Moroccan orange blossom, for a unique floral fusion complemented by a daring note of musk accord. $135 / Available at Ysl.com 48

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ALEX AND ANI SPIRAL SUN CHARM BANGLE | BCRF Change is constant. It is ongoing and rhythmic. The spiral reminds us to go with the flow and accept where life carries us. Feel the sun’s warmth, nourishing as it shines upon us, and receive its vital force. $38 / Available at Alexandani.com

Shopping for a cause! Brands that donate to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation!

GUCCI DIONYSUS GG CANVAS CHAIN SHOULDER BAG Beige/ebony GG Supreme canvas, a material with lowenvironmental impact, with contrasting suede detail. Shoulder strap with 15” drop. Crystal trim. Antiqued silvertone hardware. Interior zippered compartment. Pocket under the flap. $4,400 / Available at Neimanmarcus.com

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The month of October has many things to be excited for—cooler weather, pumpkin spice everything, Halloween and of course, breast cancer awareness month! And we are here to tell you which brands are donating money to the foundation! Alex and Ani Alex and Ani are famous for their bangles, and they have one called the Spiral Sun Charm Bangle. They will donate 20% of the purchase price from each Spiral Sun Charm sold between September 10, 2018 and December 31, 2018, toward a minimum donation of $50,000 to Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The bangle comes in gold and silver. Coach Coach has been a partner with BCRF 2005 and they have a beautiful classic watch, the Delancey

Watch. 10% of the purchase price goes to the foundation. So far, Coach has donated a total of $1,129,060, by way of the Movado Group Foundation (while supplies last). Ann Taylor Now through October 31, 2018, Ann Taylor has what is called the Ann Taylor Cares Card, available in store or online, where 90% of the purchase price goes to BCRF. Customers can enjoy 25% off $100 with their Ann Taylor credit card or 20% off in store purchases of $100. See terms and conditions online at www.anntaylor.com/BCRF. Loft Loft has many foundations on their website, but of course, they have one specially for BCRF. They’ve raised $5.9 million in 2017 alone. To donate, simply visit their website and type “BCRF” in the search bar, and you’ll see where to donate.


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Ta k e a Tr o p i c a l

FALL ESCAPE at South Seas Island Resort By Dana Damato

I’m a born and raised Florida girl. There’s not much

The South Seas Island Resort is a peaceful, tranquil

I enjoy more than hoping in my car and taking a

oasis close to everything but away from it all.

short road trip to one of the many extraordinary

Located on 330-acres directly on the Gulf of Mexico,

beach destinations this tropical state has to offer. As

the South Seas Island Resort was originally a Key

long as I’ve lived here, I still have yet to discover all

Lime Plantation and opened to guests in 1946 as

of the amazing places here within arms reach.

a fishing resort. Today, the resort is designed to display and utilize the natural landscape, offering a

One of the best parts about living in the Sunshine

destination rich in beauty and recreation.

State is the ability to take a beach vacation any time of year! This fall, the South Seas Island Resort in

Coming into the winter and fall season, a year-

Captiva Island welcomes guests with open arms to

round tropical destination that feels like a distant

its perfectly nestled island right off the west coast of

island is just a car drive away! Boutique shopping,

Florida.

on-site waterfront dining options, beachfront golf, tennis, an extensive activity calendar, yoga classes,

South Seas Island Resort is located west of Fort

jogging trails, nature tours, children’s programs,

Myers on the west coast of Florida. Captiva and its

wildlife encounters, watersports, and new creative

sister island, Sanibel, are known to be home of some

offerings make South Seas a playground for all ages.

of the most pristine beaches, offering more than

250 types of seashells, 230 species of birds, more

Aside from breathtaking beaches, picturesque views

than 20 miles of bike paths and renowned fishing

and plenty of outdoor activities, if you’re a foodie

experiences. The resort is located just a short drive

like me, you’ll want to try every restaurant onsite!

from area attractions including some amazing native

The Pointe is located poolside in the Resort Pool

Captive dining such as the Bubble Room and Mucky

Complex and offers a selection of sandwiches,

Duck.

salads, burgers and vegetarian-friendly options,

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menu highlights include Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Ahi Poke

beach cocktails with live music. The selection of tacos and

Bowls, Fish Tacos with Grilled Mahi and Grouper. The Pointe

margaritas are the perfect accompaniment to unmatched

is perfect to stop by for a pool side lunch or a dinner with a

sunsets over the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Guests

view!

look forward to the festive Sunset Celebration on Sunset Beach every night, as long as the weather cooperates!

When planning a date night and wanting to enjoy a stylish dinner with meals that look too good to eat, the Harborside

Another amazing option right onsite is Doc Ford’s Rum Bar &

Bar & Grill is your spot. The restaurant has just revamped the

Grill, bringing Caribbean- inspired specialties to South Seas

culinary experience to embody fresh, seafood-centric cuisine

such as a Lime Panko Crusted Fish Sandwich and famous

that is expanded with a variety of steaks, chops and pasta,

Mojito.

the new bar is now opened later in the evening with artisan cocktails and a robust wine, bottle beer and spirits menu.

From sunset cruises to pool, 20 pools total, there are endless

With a new, inviting bar space and atmosphere, Harborside

activities onsite at South Seas and you’ll never have to

Bar presents expertly crafted, fresh cocktails and a robust

step foot off site for a good time. Waterslides at the Resort

wine, bottle beer and spirits menu.

Pool Complex and private cabanas are available for a little added pampering. Each cabana is furnished, complete with

What’s a tropical vacation without a perfect poolside tiki

flat-screen TV, refrigerator stocked with drinks and a snack

bar? The Crooked Snook Tiki Bar is a full-service bar facing

basket filled with treats. Pool servers are also making their

Pine Island Sound and adjacent to two of the three pools

rounds for guests to place orders. Each of the villas has a

within the Resort Pool Complex. The bar serves tropical

community pool for guests to enjoy.

drinks, frozen specialties, beer and more! Even better – what’s

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a beachy vacation without having a taco and margarita in

South Seas offers guided kayak tours, boat charters for back-

hand? When looking for a delicious Mexican-inspired menu,

bay fishing, guided waverunner island tours and banana

Attitudes Beach Bar & Latitudes Food Shack offers inviting

boat rides. Step aboard a Captiva Cruise vessel for an island

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shelling cruise, dolphin watch & wildlife adventure cruise, sailing cruise,

SOUTH SEAS ISLAND RESORT

group boat tour, private charter or romantic sunset cruise. Sound dreamy?

5400 Plantation Road Captiva

It really is!

Island, Florida 33924 P: (800) 533-5553

Is shopping a big part of your agenda when you go on vacation? You’re

www.southseas.com

in luck! The South Seas has their very own shopping destination located in the North Pointe shops. Guests can find the Captiva Course Golf Shop, featuring the latest designer golf collections, and South Seas Island Outfitters, the resort’s logo apparel store offering T-shirts, sandals, hats, beach towels, and unique gifts made by local artists. Other resort outlets with merchandise include the Ships Store, Swimtastic, and Scoops & Slices (you’ll find the best pizza and ice cream here). The unique shops of Captiva Village are within walking distance of the resort at the north end of Captiva Drive. Guests can find antiques, casual fashions, pottery and many unique gifts while strolling along the village paths. Regardless of when or why you choose The South Seas Island Resort as your fall vacation, your experience will be unmatched due to the mystic of Captiva Island and all that makes up the beauty of The South Seas. There’s truly no place like it. Be sure to visit the property at 5400 Plantation Road Captiva Island, Florida 33924. For reservations, give the resort a call at (800) 533-5553 or visit www.southseas.com. Have a happy and tropical fall!

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CELEBRITY SOUP

Ciara and Russell Wilson as Beyonce and Jay-Z

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Stars Dressing as Other Celebrities for Halloween Let’s hope imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery By Riesa Pascal

Celebrities and pop culture have long been major inspirations for Halloween costumes and I don’t just mean for you and I—even the stars themselves would seem to agree! Here’s a look at six stars who drew inspiration from fellow celebrities when it came to putting together fun, iconic and unforgettable costumes for our favorite spooky holiday.

diamond necklace and bold-red rope belt. The main difference? Instead of framing the Mona Lisa behind them, the couple featured Barack and Michelle Obama, a clear nod to their admiration for the former first couple. ELLEN DEGENERES AS NICKI MINAJ

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart dressed up as his friend and frequent co-star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for Halloween 2019, but it’s the look he chose that had everyone talking! Hart perfectly replicated Johnson’s famous 90s photograph of him donning a black turtleneck, gold chain, jeans and a fanny pack. He even nailed Johnson’s pose down to the elbow napkin! “This s—t makes me laugh,” Hart wrote in the instagram caption of his now viral photo. “#NailedIt #HappyHalloween #PeepTheNapkinUnderMyElbow.”

In 2013, Nicki Minaj made an appearance on Ellen wearing an unforgettable ensemble that included leather pants, a cropped jacket, and, most memorably, no bra. When Halloween rolled around the following month, the comedian was quick to capitalize on all the attention Minaj's outfit brought to the show by perfectly replicating the costume. "This year I decided to go as something really scary, half-naked," Degeneres joked in the episode that aired on October 31st. "Of course, I'm Nicki Minaj. Nicki was on the show a few weeks ago and her shirt was not ... she took our show from PG to double D, that's what she did!"

ZENDAYA COLEMAN AS AALIYAH

JENNIFER LOPEZ AS MADONNA

In 2013, 17-year-old Zendaya Coleman debuted her Aaliyah costume on the red carpet at Keep A Child Alive’s 20th Annual Dream Halloween. Coleman bared her midriff while rocking a replica of Aaliyah’s head-to-toe Tommy Hilfiger getup to pay tribute to the fallen R&B singer. The following year, Coleman was supposed to portray the late singer in the Lifetime biopic Aaliyah: Princess of R&B. Unfortunately, Aaliyah fans majorly criticised the casting choice and after the film received further backlash from Aaliyah’s family, Zendaya ultimately decided to drop out of production.

Not many people would feel comfortable dressing up as their fiance’s ex for Halloween, but Jennifer Lopez isn’t exactly like most people. Last November—while she was still engaged to Alex Rodriguez—the 51-year-old donned a replica of Madonna’s iconic wedding dress look from her “Like A Virgin” album cover and the 1984 MTV VMAs. Rodriguez was romantically linked to Madonna for a brief time in 2008, but Lopez wasn’t going to let a little awkwardness take away her Halloween fun.

CIARA AND RUSSELL WILSON AS BEYONCE AND JAY-Z

This one was too cute to pass up! For Halloween 2019, Kylie ​​ Jenner's daughter wore a mini version of the purple ostrich feather Versace gown that her mother’s donned at that year’s Met Gala. It's unknown if Versace also made the mini dress, but the one-year-old’s look was spot-on in capturing all the intricacies of the original including a crystal mesh dress, purple feathered sleeves, and a silver-lilac wig. Stormi even carried around a bejeweled handbag to complete the glittery, adorably accurate look.

KEVIN HART AS THE ROCK

The singer and her quarterback husband honored their friendship with Beyoncé and Jay-Z by recreating the Carters’ matching pink and blue pastel suits from their “Apes—t” music video for Halloween 2019. In a series of photos captioned “Jay & Bey.,” the couple caused fans to do a double take as they showed off their epic costumes. The “Goodies” singer copied everything from Bey’s half-up, half-down hairstyle to her

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The Little Car Company, Aston Martin and EON

Aston Martin DB5 Junior

No Time To Die EDITION

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Productions announced the launch of a No Time To Die special edition Aston Martin DB5 Junior. Inspired by the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die, the film sees the return of the iconic Aston Martin DB5. This unique collaboration with The Little Car Company has created a gadget-laden collector’s item. The two-thirds scale version of the original comes with a fully electric powertrain. Specifications The No Time To Die edition will pay homage to the rich shared history of the brands, with Silver Birch paintwork, Smiths instruments, individually numbered chassis plates and completed with Aston Martin badging. In true Bond style, this special edition boasts even greater power and range over the standard DB5 Vantage Junior, giving it a higher level of performance.


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After extensive development and months of collaboration between the three companies, the car is a truly authentic homage to both the Aston Martin and 007 brands. The original Aston Martin DB5 was 3D-scanned for reference, allowing a completely accurate reproduction. Whilst some elements of the car have been replicated, such as the Smiths instruments on the dashboard, some elements have been reimagined for the modern era. The fuel gauge has been converted into a battery meter, while the oil temperature now monitors the motor temperature. The No Time To Die Special Edition has been designed as a convertible, and not the fixed head coupe driven by 007. This is to offer seating for an adult and child side by side, allowing all generations of Bond fans to share the love of driving. With multiple driving modes and a range of up to 80 miles, aspiring secret agents should be able to escape any situation. There are also some secret ‘Easter Eggs’ hidden within the car for the lucky owners to find. A quick-release steering wheel allows for a speedy entry and exit for the driver, and when they need to stop in a hurry, they can rely on both regenerative braking and highperformance Brembo disc brakes. Bilstein dampers and coilover springs make sure the suspension can handle the performance squeezed into this two-thirds scale marvel. No Time To Die Specification James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 has become a much-loved character in its own right. No Bond car would be complete without Q style gadgets, and the Aston Martin DB5 Junior No Time To Die edition is no exception. Chris Corbould OBE, the Oscar®winning special effects supervisor, has worked on fifteen James Bond films since the early 1980s, and he consulted with The Little Car Company on the development of the car’s complex gadgets in miniature; “When I saw the DB5 Junior in the flesh, I was amazed at how identical it is to the full-sized car – its stunning. It’s an amazing feat of engineering.” All the gadgets, are operated by individual controls in a hidden switch

panel in the passenger door. At the push of a button, the headlights drop to reveal a twin set of simulated Gatling guns, complete with imitation barrel blasts and flashes. As witnessed in the No Time To Die trailer, the skid mode comes in handy when caught in a tight spot. The No Time To Die special edition has a unique digital number plate activated through the hidden control panel. Just like the original car, this special edition can produce a smoke screen to aid a successful getaway. Ejected through the rear ‘exhaust’, the smoke has a supply tank which supplies an hour of safe smoke before it needs topping up. Although the DB5 Junior is not road legal, as an authentic Aston Martin model, every owner will receive automatic membership of the respected Aston Martin Owners Club. In addition, all clients will receive complimentary membership of The Little Car Club, allowing them to take part in exclusive events where they, their children and their grandchildren can drive their DB5 Juniors on the most prestigious racetracks. Ben Hedley, CEO of The Little Car Company, said: “Regarded as the most famous car in cinematic history, the gadget-laden Aston Martin DB5 awed audiences around the world over fifty years ago. Now, that story continues. As part of an exclusive partnership with EON Productions and Aston Martin, we have had the opportunity to create something truly unique for James Bond fans and collectors. We can’t wait to see the adventures these cars take with their owners.” Bond fans worldwide are able to secure one of the limited-edition No Time To Die editions of the DB5 Junior by visiting 007junior.com. With only 125 cars being built, build slots are allocated on a first come, first-served basis, by placing a fully refundable deposit. Pricing for the car has been set at £90,000, plus local taxes. Existing Aston Martin DB5 Junior clients will be given first refusal on upgrading to a No Time To Die edition, and remaining build slots will be allocated on a firstcome, first-served basis.

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20th Annual NRA/FRLA Bob Leonard Golf Classic

20th Annual NRA/FRLA Bob Leonard Golf Classic

Urban Film Festival 2021

IACC Event at Citrus Club

Urban Film Festival 2021

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Photography and retouch Diliana Florentin Styling Antoniya Yordanova and Kristina Butchvarova Fashion designers Antoniya Yordanova and Kristina Butchvarova Hair styling Georgi Petkov Model Olga Modeva @ Ivet Fashion Manicure Gergana Bangeeva and Krasimira Baharova @ Cuccio Bulgaria Layout design Orlando Style Magazine team

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Charity Event at Teak

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20th Annual NRA/FRLA Bob Leonard Golf Classic

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NADRI SET OF 5 STACKING RINGS $90 / Available at Nordstrom.com

STATEMENT RINGS

BAUBLEBAR ALIDIA STONE RING $44 / www.neimanmarcus.com

GUCCI GG RUNNING YELLOW GOLD RING $ 1,980 / Available at Gucci.com

J. CREW STACKABLE BAGUETTE CRYSTAL RING $35 / Available at jcrew.com

LOUIS VUITTON EMPREINTE RING WHITE GOLD & DIAMONDS $10,400 / Available at Louisvuitton.com

BVLGARI BVLGARI RING $2,620 / Available at Bulgari.com

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Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk

Urban Film Festival 2021

20th Annual NRA/FRLA Bob Leonard Golf Classic

20th Annual NRA/FRLA Bob Leonard Golf Classic

Urban Film Festival 2021

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ORLANDO’S DENTISTS OF THE YEAR

ORLANDO’S

DENTISTS OF THE YEAR

2021 SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL FEATURE

Our mission at Orlando Style Magazine is to bring visibility to professionals who exhibit excellence, integrity, client service and high standards that have made them preeminent and highly successful. Orlando’s Dentists of the Year are selected based on survey, referrals and feedback from their professional peers. This is an ongoing campaign and we ask you to cast your vote/suggestion for your favorite professionals in our city at OrlandoStyleMagazine.com. The following pages exhibit this issue’s Dentists of the Year. Your Oviedo Dentist Ricardo Carrillo Peter S. Chen Elizabeta Cokovska Lee Cote Ivan Negron & Veronica Rodriguez Shruthi Lakshmana Ryan L. Mendro & Lucia Roca Mendro Mid- Florida Endodontics Michael Turner Patricia Mendez-Peralta Spiro Pantzoulas Alexander Samuel

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Your Oviedo Dentist

Dr. Kenia Alvarez

Dr. Angel Lopez

Dr. An Nguyen

Dr. Andrew Guirguis

Dr. Leandro Colon

Dr. Ann Delman

425 Tutus Point, Suite 1011, Oviedo, FL 32765 P: 407-977-9888 www.youroviedodentist.com

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Dr. Angel Lopez founded Your Oviedo Dentist 14

Dr. An Nguyen is a skilled general dentist. She graduated

years ago. Since earning his dental degree, he continued his education to provide his patients with the best dental care possible. He uses modern techniques and technology to make treatment minimally invasive, comfortable and efficient. Dr. Lopez has been awarded a mastership in the Academy of Implant Dentistry, is Invisalign certified and performs root canal treatments for patients. His passion for helping patients and coaching the Your Oviedo Dentist Team is unmatched.

from the University of Florida where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and Cell Science. She advanced her studies at the University of Florida College of Dentistry and received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr.Nguyen understands that the confidence from a healthy, beautiful smile is an important part of looking and feeling one’s best and her mission is to provide each patient with expert care tailored to their individual needs. Dr. Andrew Guirguis is a General Dentist who graduated

Dr. Ann Delman knew from a young age that she

from the Miami of Ohio University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. He continued his education at Case Western Reserve University where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Guirguis was born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, and now resides in the Oviedo on the Park Community with his wife who is also a dentist in the area. He is committed to ensuring that every patient receives the best care.

wanted to be a dentist. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of Florida and received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. Making sure each patient leaves with a positive experience is of utmost importance to her. She continually takes advanced education courses and is always looking for ways to provide exceptional dentistry to her patients.

Dr. Kenia Alvarez is Your Oviedo Dentist’s in-house

Dr. Leandro Colon graduated from the University of

Periodontist. She specializes in implant dentistry, sinus augmentation, bone grafting and full mouth rehabilitation cases. She obtained her dental degree from Nova Southeastern University and her Periodontics degree from NYU Langone Medical Center. Graduating in the top 10% of her class in dental school, Dr. Alvarez is recognized as a top Periodontist in the area. Her clinical skills and expertise are matched by her warm and friendly nature, making her a perfect fit for our team and our patients.

Puerto Rico and received extensive training in cosmetic dentistry from multiple institutes, including the UCLA Center for Cosmetic Dentistry and the Dawson Academy. After finishing his residency at a hospital in New York and serving as a Restorative Clinical Professor at the University of Puerto Rico he now uses his expertise in our office to help patients transform their smiles with Invisalign, veneers, and porcelain crowns.

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Your Oviedo Dentist has been serving the Seminole County community for 14 years! As a practice we are committed to the comfort of our patients and prioritize the well being of each person that comes through the door! No matter your age or how long it's been since your last dental care visit, we are happy to help you with your smile goals.

An estimated 40 million people avoid the dentist due to fear. Our mission is to show people that dental anxiety is a thing of the past. Ask us about oral sedation!

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Connect with a trustworthy team who is passionate about developing long-lasting patient relationships in Oviedo! Spa-like Amenities

Enjoy our gourmet beverage station, massage chairs, Netflix, Pandora music, snuggies, lavender towels. and pillows during your visit! Modern Technology

Get the best results with our array of technology including an Intraoral camera, Laser Dentistry, CEREC, Galileos, Digital Imaging, and more. Five-Star Service

We have 2,500+ 5-Star reviews from our patients. We pull out all the stops to give you a new kind of dental experience!

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Ricardo Carrillo, DDS CAGS The Smile Home Dr. Ricardo Carrillo was born in Lima, Peru. In 2005, he earned his Bachelor in Dentistry and his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from the National University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru. After dental school, Dr. Carrillo was always committed to be updated in new technologies and techniques and continued his education in Endodontics in Lima, Peru; Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry in University of Maringa (UNINGA) Sao Paulo, Brazil and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program (AEGD) with the University of Florida. Dr. Carrillo also completed an Implant Fellowship Program with the NYU Linhart Continuing Dental Education Program. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Florida Dental Association, American Academy of Facial Esthetics and is a CDOCS mentor (mentor in digital dentistry). Through his extensive education in dentistry is where he discovered his passion for serving patients

He is now established in Orlando an has a state of the art practice in Winter Garden and Hunters Creek. The concept of his practice is treating and giving back healthy and confident smiles to his patients based on comprehensive dentistry, using latest and updated digital technology making patient’s dental experience more comfortable and efficient. Due to his extensive training and experience, Dr. Carrillo has become an expert in diagnosis , comprehensive treatment planning, digital smile design, restorative and cosmetic dentistry, endodontics and implant placement. Above all Dr. Carrillo enjoys to spend time with his close friends and family, specially with his adorable kids Matias and Nicole. He loves Peruvian food, go to the beach, play soccer, travel and know the different cultures of the world. He is really thankful to God for every moment and for all the blessings in his life and try to give back the best of him to the community and his patients.

During more than 16 years and fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese, Dr. Carrillo has practiced dentistry in private offices in different countries.

1993 Daniels Rd., Suite 120, Winter Garden, FL 34787 | P: 407-863-0476 | www.thesmilehomefl.com

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Peter S. Chen, DMD, MMSc Advanced Endodontics SPECIALTY/FOCUS:

Root Canal Specialist. Dental Emergency Rescuer. Hero of Saving Natural Smiles. EDUCATION:

Boston University, BS; Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, DMD; Harvard School of Dental Medicine, MMSc. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontics, Florida Dental Association. With a vision to change the public’s many misconceptions regarding root canals, Dr. Peter Chen started Advanced Endodontics (AE) in 2008 with a one-chair practice in Clermont. Today, AE is a private specialty practice with 5 locations, over 25-operating chairs, and a team of 7 endodontists serving the communities of Central Florida. OUR PURPOSE & MISSION

Advanced Endodontics is about “Changing the Face of Root Canals, One Patient at a Time.” We help people achieve healthier lives by alleviating pain and discomfort, and saving their natural teeth. WHAT SETS US APART

Patients are our #1 Priority. Going to the dentist for some can be stressful, filled with fear and anxiety. At AE, it is about a 5-star patient experience focused on comfort, care, and convenience. From a modern, state-of-theart space that’s safe, clean, and welcoming; accompanied by a friendly and attentive team to a Comfort Menu offering of blankets, headphones, and iPads with the latest selection of movies and music for use during treatment, we are here to make our patients feel at ease. Modern Holistic Endodontics. To achieve the best treatment outcome, Dr. Chen makes sure his team stays current with the latest in advanced techniques coupled with modern technology, including the surgical microscope, digital radiography, the Apex Locator, and 3D CBCT imaging. We also provide alternative pain and anxiety management options such as Nitrous Sedation and the DentalVibe, a unique tool that uses vibrations to provide pain-free injections. The newest addition is the use of the Fotona Laser and bio-friendly fillers. Laser-assisted endodontics helps us achieve deeper cleans and more effective removal of the infection with minimal pain and shorter recovery times. Post Op Pain? No problem - we also use red light therapy aka photobiomodulation (PMB) that can help ease post op pain without the use of opioid pain medications. Complex Dental Emergencies? Challenge Accepted. It happens when we least expect it. A cracked tooth, sudden severe pain, extreme swelling, and bleeding, knocked out teeth. We recommend seeing your general dentist first; however, we welcome same-day emergencies. No referrals are necessary. Community Involvement. Over the years, Dr. Chen and the AE team have partnered with several non-profit organizations focused on children, oral health, and community development. From free dental care through Dentistry from the Heart, fundraising and meal packaging for families in need with US Hunger, and sponsorships with local baseball teams, to American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, holiday toy collections with BabyDJ, and more. GRATITUDE & APPRECIATION

Dr. Chen is honored once again to be selected as part of Orlando Style Magazine’s Dentists of the Year. We thank our patients and referring dentists for their continued trust, confidence, and support. Without them, our success and this nomination wouldn’t be possible.

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Dr. Elizabeta Cokovska Makris Dental Prosthodontics Dr. Cokovska is a Specialist Prosthodontist who has been creating beautiful smiles for more than 25 years. She earned her DMD degree and her first Prosthodontist Specialist Certificate from Dental University “Saint Cyril and Methodius”-Skopje. She continued her advanced training in cosmetic, implant, and reconstructive dentistry at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, one of the most prestigious prosthodontics programs in the USA. She finished her second Prosthodontist Specialist degree. In addition, she earned degree Master of Science in Prosthodontics. Her advanced training on two continents, extensive dental knowledge, and clinical experience contributes to her outstanding diagnosis and treatment planning of very complex cases. In 2020 Dr. Elizabeta Cokovska opened her practice Makris Dental Prosthodontics with a vision to provide the patients with excellent dental care in a welcoming and relaxing environment. In her beautiful state of art practice, the fear from dental work is replaced with the feeling of trust that the dental problems will be solved, and the beautiful smiles will become a reality. She is a true believer in the power of a smile and experience that comes along. The ultimate goal for the whole team is for every patient to leave the practice smiling. Dr.Cokovska offers various services, from single-tooth restorations to complete mouth restoration, from single implants placement to full mouth implants restorations. She is using the newest and most powerful technology to provide the best service for her patients. In addition to Kavo 3D Computed Tomography Scan technology for implant placement, she uses the newest X-Guide navigation technology. With this navigation during the surgical procedures, she has a 3D view of your anatomy, including the jawbone, soft tissue, surrounding teeth, as well as the digital treatment plan to follow. The implants are placed in a very accurate position with a minimally invasive approach. This very advanced technology allows predictability and accuracy in the removal of hopeless teeth and immediate implant placement. The traditional dentures, which can be uncomfortable, inconvenient, and poorly fitted, can be replaced with implant-supported dentures. Her commitment to excellence in dentistry lead to her continuously taking different hands-on training programs and continuing education classes and attending domestic and international dental conferences. She is a proud member of the American College of Prosthodontics, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and Florida Prosthodontics Association. Dr. Cokovska feels very blessed and honored to be a part of the dental community and serve patients. This incredible journey won’t be possible without the support of many people along the way. She is very thankful for her family’s unconditional support, her teachers and mentors, her colleagues, her patients, and her team. Dr. Cokovska enjoys spending time with her husband Antonio, their two beautiful daughters, and their little Maltese dog Belin. They enjoy nature, long walks at the beach, and exploring new places. Dr. Cokovska is genuinely honored to be selected by Orlando Style Magazine as Orlando’s Dentist of the Year.

13250 Narcoosee Rd., Suite 103, Orlando, FL 32832 | P: 407-753-4743 | www.makrisdental.com

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Dr. Lee Cote Cote Periodontics Dr. Cote is a premiere periodontist and dental implant specialist in the Orlando, FL area. He is committed to delivering high quality work, using the latest technology and most current teachings, while making his patients feel relaxed and comfortable. Cote Periodontics offers cutting-edge procedures such as the LANAP laser, which provides a successful, less painful alternative to traditional periodontal surgery; cone beam 3-dimensional imaging, which aids Dr. Cote in achieving more predictable treatment outcomes compared to conventional 2-D X-rays; guided implant surgery to ensure precise implant placement, delivering top surgical and restorative results and decreasing complications compared to freehand placement; and intraoral scanning technology which replaces the need for messy dental impressions with the swipe of a wand. Cote Periodontics boasts a friendly, long-serving staff, a spacious waiting room and 11 individual operatories. Oral and IV sedation, ensuring patients are relaxed during care, is available. Dr. Cote, a Central Florida native, is a Board Certified Periodontist and US Army veteran. He received exceptional specialty training through the US Army Residency Program and completed a Master of Science in Oral Biology. Dr. Cote served seven years as a Dentist, Periodontist and solider before returning home to Florida and fulfilling his dream of owning a private practice. Cote Periodontics’ Mission statement is “to transform the health, well being and smiles of our patients and to serve the people of Central Florida.” Since its beginning in 2017, Cote Periodontics has strived to make a difference in the community. Dr. Cote annually sponsors and attends the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando Men’s Night Out and Winter Park’s Methodist School for Early Education Fall Festival, with proceeds from both going towards youth education. This year, the office will sponsor SALT Servathon, where local K-12 students commit a day to giving back, at the Geneva School. Cote Periodontics was thankful to provide lunch this summer to Crosstown Ministries, a ministry for children in downtown Orlando, and Dr. Cote, his family and team have previously enjoyed volunteering at the Orlando Ronald McDonald House. The office annually participates in pumpkin decorating for Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital and donates to local charities such as Apple A Day and Cannonball Kids. Out of the office, Dr. Cote is an avid reader and is committed to passing on his passion for books and knowledge to his children, Rhett, Grey and Tupelo. He is dedicated to health and personal fitness and enjoys weight lifting and running. He serves as volunteer coach for his boys’ baseball teams and as assistant toy cleaner-up to his wife, Jen.

195 West Highland St., Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 | P: 407-865-6363 | www.coteperiodontics.com

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Dr. Ivan Negron and Dr. Veronica Rodriguez Front Street Family Dentistry Dr. Negron and Dr. Rodriguez's areas of focused dentistry care include general, cosmetic, and kid-friendly family, with emphasis and extensive experience on cosmetic dentistry/ smile designs, and diagnosing and treating malocclusion. Both Drs. have training in treating TMD pain and enhancing facial esthetics with Botox ™, a variety of fillers, and Kybella™ Dr. Negron has training for placing and restoring implants, and Dr. Rodriguez has training in restoring implants and all aspects of removable dentistry, making them the perfect restorative team. Dr. Negron and Dr. Rodriguez have a modern and comprehensive dental approach that focuses on prevention, using the most advanced technology available to provide indepth diagnostic information to the patient and doctor, leading to minimally invasive treatment. The doctors at Front Street Family Dentistry believe that dentistry is not just about pretty smiles and healthy teeth; dentistry is about personalized patient care in a comfortable and relaxed setting. Dr. Negron and Dr. Rodriguez strive to provide their patients with the utmost professional excellence. Dr. Negron received his undergraduate B.S., D.M.D, and AEGD (advanced education in general dentistry) degree at the University of Florida. Dr. Rodriguez received her undergraduate B.S degree from the University of Central Florida, her D.D.S. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her AEGD (advanced education in general dentistry) training from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Both Drs. have received training from, and are members of, the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

609 Front Street, Celebration, FL 34747 P: 407-566-1146 www.frontstreetfamilydentistry.com frontstreetfd@mydentalmail.com

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Shruthi Lakshmana, BDS, DMD, MS Orthodontist “Do you know how many children suffer from low self-esteem because of crooked teeth?” asks Dr. Shruthi Lakshmana, Orthodontist in Orlando. “Sadly, this applies to many adults as well,” she adds. She is specialized in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Lakshmana was born and raised in India where she received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Dr. Lakshmana later received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with honors. She was the recipient of “Dr. Oscar Sotsky Excellence in Orthodontics Award,” awarded to the most promising graduate. She later specialized in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics along with a Masters in Dentistry from Nova Southeastern University. Orthodontic treatment is an essential part of an individual’s overall wellbeing and self-esteem. Dr. Lakshmana reflects that access to orthodontic treatment is still a critical issue that affects many children in Orlando and around the world. She is one of the few orthodontists in the central Florida area that participates in the state sponsored Medicaid program providing care to many that have limited to no access to Orthodontic treatment. Dr. Lakshmana currently practices in the Orlando area and offers the most advanced forms orthodontic treatment that include clear aligner therapies such as Invisalign, Spark and Clarity aligners along with traditional and clear braces. Since extractions of premolars are necessary during some orthodontic treatments, Dr. Shruthi Lakshmana has worked on research projects that involve effects of premolar extractions in soft tissue profile and lip position in adolescent patients during her pre-doctoral program. Dr. Lakshmana’s research interests also involves developing ways to reduce surgeries in cleft lip and palate patients using tissue engineering procedures. Her tissue engineering research involves a procedure where missing facial/ oral defects can be regenerated using an injectable scaffold and stem cell system avoiding extensive surgical procedures. (https://nsuworks.nova.edu/hpd_cdm_ stuetd/59/). Her research was showcased at the Southern Association of Orthodontists annual conference in 2014. In addition to her research work and clinical practice, she is also a peer reviewer for the Cleft Lip and Palate Journal. Dr. Lakshmana says, “If knowledge is power, it must be shared.” Her contribution to the journal provides valuable insights to fellow researchers prior to publication of their work. The American Board of Orthodontics states that, “Board Certification is confirmation of an orthodontist’s personal commitment to providing lifelong quality patient care.” Dr. Lakshmana believes in this commitment to excellence and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Her professional affiliations include membership in American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists and Florida Association of Orthodontists. Malocclusions have negative effect on self-esteem and overall quality of life. “Everyone deserves a good healthy smile and access to care issues are something we need to address as a profession,” reckons Dr. Lakshmana.

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Ryan L. Mendro, DDS, MS Lucia Roca Mendro, DDS, MDS Precision Periodontics and Dental Implants Dr. Ryan L. Mendro and Dr. Lucia Roca Mendro have dedicated their careers to help Central Florida residents restore happier, healthier smiles. Both doctors are board certified Periodontists who have been uniquely trained in treating periodontal (gum) disease and the placement of dental implants. They believe dentistry and periodontics are the perfect combination of art and science, which gives them the opportunity to not only treat disease, but to help improve their patients’ health as well as their smiles! Dr. Ryan Mendro earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Florida, his Doctor of Dental Surgery at Columbia University, and his Master of Science and Certificate in Periodontics also at the University of Florida. Dr. Lucia Roca Mendro received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Francisco Marroquin University, her Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Connecticut and completed her Periodontics residency and received her Master of Dental Science at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Both doctors are Diplomates of the American Board of Periodontology and Implantology, and are active members of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, and Florida Association of Periodontists. They are published authors and remain active in the dental community and serve as members in several professional organizations. Rest assured, you can expect quality, expert care and the most advanced state of the art treatment options. At Precision Periodontics and Dental Implants, the team is committed to providing the latest technology, such as LANAP™; Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, a specialized treatment for gum disease. Additionally, both doctors provide the Chao Pinhole™ Surgical Technique, a revolutionary alternative to conventional gum grafting for the treatment of receding gums. Both procedures are minimally invasive and do not require the use of any scalpels or stitches. Additionally, Dr. Ryan L. Mendro and Dr. Lucia Roca Mendro use computed tomography, or 3D scan technology. This technology can allow for the removal of hopeless teeth with the simultaneous placement of dental implants (tooth root replacements).An artificial full set of teeth can be made and attached to the dental implants, which provides an instant and permanent hold that eliminates the risk of looseness or slipping associated with traditional dentures. Sometimes this entire procedure can be performed in just a single day! These implant-supported teeth are designed to look, feel and function just like regular teeth. Treating your gum disease, receding gums and replacing your missing teeth has never been easier! In their spare time the doctors enjoy cooking, working out, outdoor activities, and spending time together with their sons Matteo and Rio and their french bulldog Maurice.

12100 Stoneybrook West Pkwy., Winter Garden, FL 34787 | P: 407-905-6777 | www.perioprecision.com

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Mid-Florida Endodontics Root Canal Specialists

Left to Right: William Aippersbach, D.M.D., M.S.; David M. Burch, D.M.D.; Aaron E. Isler, D.D.S., M.S.; Brad A. Lipkin, D.D.S., MMSc.; Hamza Mir, D.M.D., M.S.; Gretchen Jungermann, D.M.D., M.S.; M. Cameron Kharazi, D.M.D.; Mark A. Goldberg, D.D.S. (Not Pictured) Mid-Florida Endodontics is committed to providing its patients an exceptional root canal treatment with a positive, comfortable experience and outcome. Our caring, highly-trained doctors are accomplished in treating patients of all ages and achieving great success with even the most complex endodontic cases. Each of our conveniently-located offices utilize state-of-the-art technology, including surgical operating microscopes, digital radiography, 3-D CBCT imaging, and a computer-assisted local anesthetic delivery system called The Wand. Mid-Florida Endodontics accepts most dental insurance plans, participates with patient financing programs, and strives to accommodate same-day emergencies. For more information regarding our doctors, locations and endodontic procedures, please visit our website: www.MidFloridaRootCanals.com. We currently serve 7 locations and are opening two new offices; Dr.Phillips in 2022 and Mount Dora in 2023. Contact Information:

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Dr. C. Michael Turner D.D.S. Kissimmee Family Dentistry Qualifications: Dr. Turner received a college degree in Biological Sciences (B.S.) from the University of California- Irvine and his Doctor Of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, Chicago. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Central District Dental Association and the Greater Orlando Dental Association. He was granted an Oral Cancer Fellowship from the University of Chicago, and published two abstracts on TMJ disfunction. Area of Expertise - General Dentistry: Dr. Turner provides a full range of dental services for patients of all ages, giving personal attention to every patient. Services include comprehensive examinations with digital full mouth xrays, periodontal probings, oral cancer screenings, preventative maintenance care, nutritional overview, oral hygiene instructions and patient education designed to the patient. Dr. Turner works with local Oral surgeons, periodontist and endodontists to help his patients for a lifetime of comfortable smiles. Dr. Turner’s goal is to educate his patients about the importance of achieving and maintaining optimal health, as well as to prevent fear, misinformation and financial issues to inhibit his patients from seeking the best possible dental health for their mouth. “I want my patients to feel comfortable, happy and proud to refer friends and family to me.” To all of my PATIENTS, THANK YOU, it is my honor and privilege to serve YOU!

1111 Person St., Kissimmee, FL 34741 | P: 407-870-7404 2295 S Hiawassee Rd #216, Orlando, FL 32835 | P: 407-578-3734

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Patricia Mendez-Peralta, DMD Pediatric Dental Group Winter Park patients with a pleasant experience, so this means her days are full of positive energy. She is passionate about establishing a relationship with her patients at early age to 18 years old, to educate them on the importance of oral health, having that type of impact is so rewarding.

“Every Child deserves a champion. An adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” -Rita Pierson Dr. Patricia Mendez-Peralta is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Mendez was born and raised in Carolina, Puerto Rico. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Dental Medicine, where she completed her dental degree and postdoctoral residency. After completing her residency in 2015, Dr. Mendez moved to Orlando, Florida with her family where she currently practices what she loves the most, Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Mendez currently works as an associate Pediatric Dentist at Pediatric Dental Group, Winter Park office. Her dynamic and extrovert personality enlightens her team and brightens each child’s encounter. Along with her colleagues and staff they have created a fun, safe, comfortable and warm environment to provide their

Dr. Mendez demonstrates specialized knowledge and skills; she is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care with continuous education courses and the most advanced materials, equipment and up-todate trainings. Dr. Mendez has accumulated extensive experience in special needs patients, medically compromised, administration and management of mild to moderate conscious sedation, operating room, dental trauma, and diagnosing oral conditions. Dr. Mendez is a fitness and fashion enthusiast; beyond the office she enjoys staying active and fit, eating well, traveling the world and spending time with her husband and friends. “Make a Smile your signature accessory.”

5518 Lake Howell Rd., Winter Park, FL 32792 | P: 407-512-5090 www.pdgorlando.com | winterpark@pdgorlando.com

Spiro Pantzoulas DMD Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Pantzoulas' extensive background and training in all aspects of dentistry help to ensure his patients have a great experience at the dental office from start to finish. He understands many of his patients will be apprehensive when coming in for surgical treatments, which is why he immediately helps put them at ease with his easy going and down-to-earth demeanor. He provides a full scope of oral surgical procedures including third molar (wisdom teeth) removal, implant placement, bone grafting, full mouth extractions and IV sedation, while utilizing state-of-the art digital technology, supplies and equipment. Dr. Pantzoulas has been practicing in the Kissimmee area since 2007, but grew up in Western Pennsylvania, where he attended the University of Pittsburgh for both undergraduate and dental school. To say he loves learning would be an understatement.

After graduating from dental school, he decided to further his education buy doing a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry fellowship in Cleveland, Ohio followed by a General Practice residency at MetroHealth Medical Center. He then furthered his studies by doing a two-year anesthesia fellowship at the same hospital. These experiences ultimately led him to his final residency which was a five-year Oral and Maxillofacial surgery program affiliated with MetroHealth Medical Center, Case, and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his family and his two dogs, going to the beach, fishing, and bike riding. He is an avid football fan and you will find him rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Panthers during football season.

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Alexander Samuel Dentists of Nona

Dr. Alexander Samuel, DMD, is a general dentist serving the Lake Nona community. Since graduating from the University of Florida College of Dentistry and completing a general practice residency at NYU Langone Health, in Brooklyn, NY, he has been providing exceptional dental care to the Central Florida region. He is Invisalign-certified and also a member of the American Dental Association and Academy of Sports Dentistry. Dr. Samuel’s vision for his state-of-the-art practice, Dentists of Nona, is to provide patients with a dental experience that will promote a lifelong relationship built on trust, confidence and high quality dentistry, all while in a relaxing environment. His team is professional, energetic, inviting and compassionate; going above and beyond to deliver an unforgettable patient experience. With his multifaceted team of in-office dental specialists, including an Oral Surgeon, Endodontist and Periodontist; patients are able to have a truly comprehensive and convenient approach for all of

their dental needs. With the utilization of 3D dental imaging, laser and CEREC CAD/CAM technology, patients can achieve their dental goals with long lasting, same-day dentistry. Dentists of Nona is one of the premier dental offices to utilize the paperless MyChart patient portal powered by EPIC. This system, utilized by many local hospitals and provider offices, allows the integration of medical and dental records to provide continuity of care between both spectrums. This bridge between medicine and dentistry allows Dr. Samuel and his team to tailor their treatment beyond just teeth, and to the patient as a whole. You can always find Dr. Samuel cheering on his hometown Orlando City Lions, Orlando Magic and his beloved Florida Gators sports teams. When he’s not in the stands, he enjoys quality time with his family and friends, attending and volunteering at his local church, traveling and frequenting the local theme parks.

14019 Narcoossee Rd., Suite 135, Orlando, Florida 32832 | P: 407-630-9754 | www.DentistsofNona.com

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Our mission at Orlando Style Magazine is to bring visibility to professionals who exhibit excellence, integrity, client service and high standards that have made them preeminent and highly successful. The following women were selected based on survey, referrals and feedback from their professional peers. This is an ongoing campaign and we ask you to cast your vote/suggestion for your favorite professional in our city at OrlandoStyleMagazine.com Jane Dunkelberger Andrea Eliscu Sharon B. Jaffe Ly T. Nguyen Mahnaz Qayyum

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Jane Dunkelberger Upside Real Estate Group Jane Dunkelberger has been a Windermere resident since 2006, and a active member of Orlando Realtors Real Estate Association since 2013. With her background in Sales and Restaurant management, Real Estate was a natural transition which fit her personality of having a passion for helping others. Concentrating on the new communities of her area, gave her a sense of confidence of learning what each community had to offer, so she could match a buyer's needs and hobbies to a certain area. Focusing her ability of learning where to find ready to move in homes, and understanding the growth and the continual change of population which plays a domino effect on rezoning, Jane is the one her colleagues call to get the latest on new schools, and school zone changes. When Jane is not actively assisting others in real estate, she focuses her spare time to her community, for community advocacy is her passion. She has served on many boards throughout the community, including HOAs and advisory boards. If she is not volunteering at her children's school, you could find her volunteering in non-profit she co-created, Legacy Events for Education, which raises money for scholarships for seniors based on community outreach, conduct, and academic performance, Last year, Legacy was able to raise funds for 21 scholarships, in honor of the Class of 2021. Their motto is "It's not what you take from the world, it's what you leave behind!" She has also served on the Orange County Parks and Recreation Board, by serving 2 years at District 1 Rep for Parks and Rec. During her time, she helped facilitate the opening of the Lakeside Village Park, and the Deputy Scott Pine Park and Wolverine Fieldhouse. She was also recognized by Homesnap in the top agent category for "Fastest Growing Agent" for 2021, and has been recognized as being in the Top 20% in the Nation as "Most recommended by Google" in 2020. She was also inducted into the Million Dollar Club by the Orlando Regional Realtors Association, by becoming a bronze producer in 2020. Other Certifications include: GKC (Gold Key Certified) SFR (Short Sales and Foreclosures) RCC (Residential Construction Certified) CNHS (Certified New Home Specialist) CFCAL (Central FL Community Association Leader)

2810 Middlesex Rd., Orlando, FL 32803 | P: 407-913-6776 | www.realtyamongthelakes.com | jd.flhomes@gmail.com

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Andrea Eliscu

President, Medical Marketing Inc. Founder, Dueling Dragons of Orlando A nurse and healthcare consultant by trade, Andrea Eliscu, BS, RN, is a community-builder, volunteer, mentor, philanthropist and social entrepreneur by passion. She serves as President of Medical Marketing Inc., a healthcare marketing and public relations firm she co-founded in 1984 to help physicians position their practices for success in the everchanging healthcare marketplace. In this role, she provides leadership and guidance to clients throughout the country and also serves as a respected resource to local and national industry trade organizations and media. Throughout her career, Eliscu has authored four books - It’s Personal: The Art of Building your Practice, A+ Marketing: Proven Tactics for Success, Ready - Set - Market! and Position for Success! Strategic Marketing for Group Practices, all published by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). A fearless visionary and vocal advocate for health and wellness, Andrea has devoted her leadership, creativity, and countless hours to a number of community organizations, including the University of Central Florida College of Nursing, OneBlood, Orlando Ballet, Cornerstone Hospice, Orlando Health Foundation, A Gift for Teaching and the Orlando Rowing Club to name a few. However, she is perhaps best known for her tireless work with a program called Dueling Dragons of Orlando. In 2010, Eliscu brought the sport of dragon boating to Orlando and in 2011, formed an unlikely team — police officers and inner-city kids — to change how both saw and interacted with each other. She worked with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and then Orlando Police Chief Val Demings to create Dueling Dragons, the first program of its kind in the country. Devoting more than 8,500 hours of her own time to lead and operate Dueling Dragons over the past 10 years, Eliscu has drawn national media attention and made new headlines — stories about cops and kids working together, not on the streets, but in the water, away from any distractions, learning something new together, and seeing each other in fresh ways. In 2016, she was invited to give a TEDx talk about her work with the program, and it has also been featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, the Today Show, and an Amazon Prime Video documentary released in 2017 and re-released in 2021. In 2018, Eliscu was recognized with the “Social Entrepreneur & Innovation Award” at Central Florida’s National Philanthropy Day breakfast. Her volunteer work has also been honored with a “Good Citizenship Award” from the Orlando Police Department and the 2017 “BOLDY Spirit of Collaboration Award” from Growing Bolder. Described as a “force of nature,” Andrea Eliscu’s passion is contagious, her energy endless and her commitment to her community unwavering.

PO Box 547478, Orlando, FL 32854 | P: 407-257-3764

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Sharon B. Jaffe, MD Center for Reproductive Medicine

A widely recognized leader in the field of reproductive medicine, Sharon B. Jaffe, MD, is credited as the first female to become board certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility in the state of Florida. She is proud to serve patients at the Center for Reproductive Medicine in Winter Park and Celebration, Florida. CRM is known for providing compassionate patient care, customized treatment plans, and affordable pricing options to give patients every possible chance to conceive. Dr. Jaffe is a graduate of the prestigious Johns Hopkins University. After completing her medical and post-graduate education in obstetrics and gynecology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she received a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, where she remained as the medical director for the in vitro fertilization program. A highly qualified fertility doctor, she currently serves as the director of the Florida clinic’s anonymous donor egg program. For over eight years, Dr. Jaffe directed the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Orlando Regional Healthcare System OB/GYN Residency Program and served as a courtesy clinical associate professor at the University of Florida. Since joining the Center for Reproductive Medicine (CRM) in 1997, Dr. Jaffe has combined her experience as a breast cancer survivor and her knowledge as a reproductive endocrinologist to develop a fertility preservation program for men and women diagnosed with cancer. Patients are grateful when she provides her experience and support as both a physician and cancer survivor. Dr. Jaffe was also named an associate professor at the University of Central Florida’s new medical school where she assisted in creating curriculum for the reproduction and endocrine module for second-year medical students. Dr. Jaffe also believes in patient education, previously serving as the host of a nationwide television show discussing various women’s issues. Dr. Jaffe provides each patient with preconception counseling, educating patients on proper nutrition and exercise followed by information on testing and treatment options. She speaks in a very straight-forward manner, allowing patient participation in decision-making.

1500 S Orlando Ave., Winter Park, Florida 32789 P: 407-740-0909 | www.ivforlando.com

Dr. Jaffe has authored numerous scientific research articles and publications and has given many lectures and presentations on reproductive endocrinology and infertility. She has consistently been named on the Best Doctors in America® list. Additional recognitions for Dr. Jaffe include Patient’s Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Award, Attending of the Year, Outstanding Educator UCF College of Medicine, Top Doctors Exceptional Women in Medicine, Orlando Style Women of the Year 2018 and Women who move the City 2021. Dr. Sharon Jaffe always says she has the best job in the world. “Through 30 years of taking care of patients, I still look forward to coming in every day and offering my best to every infertility patient referred to me. It is a privilege to help them build their family. I have experienced many exhilarating moments when I meet “my babies” years later when I am introduced to them as children, teenagers or adults on the streets of Central Florida!”

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Ly T. Nguyen, MD Eye Florida, A Comprehensive Ophthalmology Practice

Patients who visit Dr. Ly Nguyen’s office say she is a wonderful doctor; some say she is one of the most skilled ophthalmologist serving the Kissimmee and Saint Cloud communities. She smiles warmly when her patients tell her that she is a caring person who takes the time to listen and get to know them personally. Dr Nguyen says, “I have seen tens of thousands of cases but each patient’s life story is unique, and I can still remember the details of most of my patients.” Reflecting on her life, many signs point to her path in the field of ophthalmology. Growing up in the countryside in Vietnam, she developed night blindness due to malnutrition. While she was still in college at Brown University, her father developed early cataracts due to the harsh sun as a longline fisherman. These personal experiences shaped Dr. Nguyen’s passion and mission in helping her patients see better. As a board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Nguyen specializes in cataract, oculoplastic, and minimally-invasive glaucoma surgeries. She brings extensive surgical expertise and a warm Aloha spirit to her practice at Eye Florida through her residency training at the University of Hawai’i School of Medicine and Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute at University of Colorado. Her number one goal is to deliver exceptional and personalized eye care for the whole family. When she is not operating or running her private practice, Dr. Nguyen enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, reading, and exploring historical sites. She dedicates her time to giving back to the community. She contributes as the current Chief of Surgery and previous member of the Board of Trustee for Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital. She is a co-founding member of the An Bang Professionals, a non-profit organization committed to providing financial assistance to promising high school graduates and underserved communities in the United States and aboard. She shares her time and knowledge to aspire the next generation of young professionals through mentorship programs. Several of her mentees have gone on to pursue careers in ophthalmology and many have been selected to present research paper at prestigious meetings including the Women in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in 2020. When asked to share some memorable cases in her career, Dr. Nguyen spoke about a case of a young mother who was legally blind due to mature cataracts and insurance delays. By the time this young mother was referred to Dr. Nguyen, many had feared that her sight was permanently lost. Dr. Nguyen performed the cataract surgery and soon after, the mother was able to see! During her follow-up visit with Dr. Nguyen, she was overjoyed with tears that she could now see her young son’s face and watch him grow up.

Main Office: 1330 Budinger Ave., Suite 200, St. Cloud, FL 34769 P: 407-891-2010 www.eyeflorida.com | info@eyeflorida.com

“We often take our gift of sight for granted and experiences like these allows me to make a difference in my patient’s life,” says Dr. Nguyen.

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Mahnaz Qayyum, MD Elysium Medical Group

British shores could not keep Dr. Mahnaz Qayyum away from the beauty of Florida. Inspired by physician parents, Dr. Mahnaz Qayyum discovered that health and beauty requires constant time and attention. Dr. Mahnaz Qayyum has practiced in Orlando Florida since 2004 and offers her services at two locations: Family Care Specialists of Orlando (Dr. Phillips location) and Elysium Medical Group (Haines City location). Patients can only achieve success if they regularly maintain their health and beauty. Dr. Mahnaz Qayyum can educate patients first then shift the focus onto a preventative mindset, and finally reminds patients to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Prescription pills are less important than a healthy mindset. This holistic approach includes Beauty and Aesthetic practices. Patients continue to lose weight and Dr. Mahnaz Qayyum continues to reduce wrinkles and frown lines. Did you ever look in the mirror and wonder, “could I lose 20 lbs”? She can help you achieve that. First and foremost comes diet and exercise. Patients are asked detailed questions about their lifestyle and eating habits. It is essential to take these into account along with personal habits as well as personality, likes and dislikes. She has achieved this with hundreds of patients in her Medical practice. Not only does she deal with a patient’s day to day requirements, but she also specializes in anti-aging, hormone replacement therapy and weight loss. Her philosophy is to establish and maintain the best quality of life. First, she gets to know the patient, personality, and background. She then asks patients about their health and beauty goals. A plan is jointly crafted to achieve the patient’s health and beauty goals. A large part of her practice is weight loss. Once patients have reached their medical and weight goals they can discuss aesthetics. Multiple services are offered: skin resurfacing, Botox and fillers. These are noninvasive procedures with very little down time. Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is also offered for men and women. HRT is ideal to maintain patients’ energy and sexual needs. Elysium Medical Group has offices in Orlando and Haines City, Florida. Dr. Qayyum is Board Certified in Family Medicine. She completed her residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from King’s College, University of London, United Kingdom. She is a member of The American Academy of Family Physicians. She is affiliated with Advent Health. She also teaches and mentors medical and nurse practitioner students. In her spare time she loves to travel with her husband and two children. Our team at Elysium Medical Group looks forward to meeting you! Providers : Mahnaz Qayyum MD, Matthew Thompson PA-C

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˚AMERICAN˚ C: 903 MILLS MARKET 903 S. Mills Ave., Orlando 407-898-4392. 903 millsmarketcafe.com C: ACE CAFE ORLANDO 100 W. Livingston St., Orlando 407-996-6686. acecafeusa.com W: ARTIST POINT Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, 901 Timerline Dr., Lake Buena Vista 407-939-3463. disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining

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C+S+W: BETH’S BURGER BAR See Website for Multiple Locations. bethsburgerbar.com W: CALIFORNIA GRILL Disney’s Contemporary Resort, 4600 North World Dr., 15th Floor, Lake Buena Vista 407-939-3463. disneyworld.disney.go.com W: CHEF’S TABLE AT THE EDGEWATER 99 W. Plant St., Winter Garden 407-230-4837. chefstableattheedgewater.com W: COPPER CANYON GRILL Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Dr., Orlando 407-363-3933. ccgrill.com W: EARLS KITCHEN+BAR The Mall at Millenia, 4200 Conroy Rd., Orlando 407-345-8260. earls.ca C: EMBER 42 W. Central Blvd., Orlando 407-849-5200. emberorlando.com W: EVERGLADES RESTAURANT Rosen Centre, 9840 International Dr., Orlando 407-996-9840 ext. 3610. evergladesrestaurant.com N: FARM & HAUS 3201 Corrine Dr., Orlando 407-801-1698. farmandhaus.com. N: THE GLASS KNIFE 276 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park 407-500-2253. theglassknife.com C+N+S+W: GRAFFITI JUNKTION See Website for Multiple Locations. graffitijunktion.com W: HARD ROCK CAFE 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando 407-351-7625. hardrock.com/cafes/orlando N: HILLSTONE 215 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-740-4005. hillstone.com

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˚AFRICAN˚ W: BOMA-FLAVORS OF AFRICA Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, 2901 Osceola Pkwy., Lake Buena Vista 407-939-3463. disneyworld.disney.go.com

W: LAKEHOUSE Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, 1 Grand Cypress Blvd., Orlando. 407-239-4240. grandcypress.regency.hyatt.com N: LUKE’S KITCHEN AND BAR 640 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland 407-674-2400. eatatlukes.com

C: KING BAO 710 N. Mills Ave., Orlando 407-237-0013. kingbaowow.com C: MAMAK 1231 E. Colonial Dr., Orlando 407-270-4688. mamakasianorlando.com

N+W+E: MARLOW’S TAVERN See Website for Multiple Locations. marlowstavern.com

W: MORIMOTO ASIA Disney Springs, 1600 E. Buena Vista Dr., Orlando 407-939-6686. patinagroupp.com/morimoto-asia

C: MAXINE’S ON SHINE 337 N. Shine Ave., Orlando 407-674-6841. maxinesonshine.com

E: NOODLES AND RICE 3891 Avalon Park East Blvd. Orlando 321-270-8888. noodlesandricecafe.com

E: OMELET BAR 12250 Strategy Blvd., Orlando 407-704-1597. omeletbar.com

N: SUSHI LOLA’S 2902 Corrine Dr., Orlando 407898-5652. sushilolas.com

N: ORLANDO MEATS 728 Virginia Dr., Orlando 407-598-0700. omeletbar.com

C: TAKO CHEENA 932 N. Mills Ave., Orlando 321-236-7457. mytakocheena.com

C: ACE CAFE ORLANDO 100 W. Livingston St., Orlando 407-996-6686. acecafeusa.com

N: THE OUTPOST NEIGHBORHOOD KITCHEN 2603 Edgewater Dr., Orlando 407-930-6282. outpostcollegepark.com

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W: ARTIST POINT Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, 901 Timerline Dr., Lake Buena Vista 407-939-3463. disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining

N: THE PARKVIEW 136 S. Park Ave., Winter Park 407-647-9103. theparkviewwp.com

W: JIKO- THE COOKING PLACE Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, 2901 Osceola Pkwy., Lake Buena Vista 407-939-3463. disneyworld.disney.go.com W: SANAA Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Kidani Village, 2901 Osceola Pkwy., Lake Buena Vista 407939-3463

˚AMERICAN˚ C: 903 MILLS MARKET 903 S. Mills Ave., Orlando 407-898-4392. 903 millsmarketcafe.com

C+S+W: BETH’S BURGER BAR See Website for Multiple Locations. bethsburgerbar.com W: CALIFORNIA GRILL Disney’s Contemporary Resort, 4600 North World Dr., 15th Floor, Lake Buena Vista 407-939-3463. disneyworld.disney.go.com W: CHEF’S TABLE AT THE EDGEWATER 99 W. Plant St., Winter Garden 407-230-4837. chefstableattheedgewater.com W: COPPER CANYON GRILL Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Dr., Orlando 407-363-3933. ccgrill.com W: EARLS KITCHEN+BAR The Mall at Millenia, 4200 Conroy Rd., Orlando 407-345-8260. earls.ca C: EMBER 42 W. Central Blvd., Orlando 407-849-5200. emberorlando.com W: EVERGLADES RESTAURANT Rosen Centre, 9840 International Dr., Orlando 407-996-9840 ext. 3610. evergladesrestaurant.com N: FARM & HAUS 3201 Corrine Dr., Orlando 407-801-1698. farmandhaus.com. N: THE GLASS KNIFE 276 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park 407-500-2253. theglassknife.com C+N+S+W: GRAFFITI JUNKTION See Website for Multiple Locations. graffitijunktion.com W: HARD ROCK CAFE 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando 407-351-7625. hardrock.com/cafes/orlando N: HILLSTONE 215 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-740-4005. hillstone.com 94

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N: THE RAVENOUS PIG 565 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park 407-628-2333. theravenouspig.com W+N: RUSTEAK See Website for Multiple Locations. rusteakwinebar.com W: SEASONS 52 7700 Sand Lake Rd., Orlando 407-354-5212. seasons52.com

C+N+S+E+W: 4 RIVERS SMOKEHOUSE See Website for Multiple Locations. 4rsmokehouse.com N+W+E: BUBBALOU’S BODACIOUS BAR-B-QUE See Website for Multiple Locations. bubbalous.com C: CECIL’S TEXAS STYLE BAR-B-QUE 2800 S. Orange Ave., Orlando 407-423-9871. cecilsbbq.com C+S: PIG FLOYD’S URBAN BARBAKOA See Website for Multiple Locations. pigfloyds.com

C: SE7EN BITES 617 N. Primrose Dr., Orlando 407-203-0727. se7enbites.com

W: THE POLITE PIG Disney Springs, 1536 Buena Vista Dr., Orlando 407-938-7444. disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining

N: SHAKERS AMERICAN CAFE 1308 Edgewater Dr., Orlando 407-422-3534. shakerscafe.com

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W: SLATE 8323 W. Sand Lake Rd., Orlando 407-500-7528. slateorlando.com

W: THE BIG EASY See Website for Multiple Locations. thebigeasyfl.com

N: SWINE & SONS PROVISIONS 595 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park 407-636-7601. swineandsons.com

N: TIBBY’S NEW ORLEANS KITCHEN See Website for Multiple Locations. tibbys.com

N: THE TAP ROOM AT DUBSDREAD 549 W. Par St., Orlando 407-650-0100. taproomatdubsdread.com C: THE WATERFRONT 4201 S. Orange Ave., Orlando 407-866-0468. thewaterfrontorlando.com W: THE WHISKEY 7563 W. Sand Lake Rd., Orlando 407-930-6517. downatthewhiskey.com

˚ASIAN˚ C+W: HAWKERS STREET FARE See Website for Multiple Locations. eathawkers.com

˚CHINESE˚ C: MING’S BISTRO 1212 Woodward St., Orlando 407-898-9672. mingsbistro.net C: PETER’S KITCHEN 3922 E. Colonial Dr., Orlando 407-895-8174. peterskitchencbb.business.site

˚CONTINENTAL˚ W: CHATHAM’S PLACE 7575 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando 407-345-2992. chatamsplace.com N: HAMILTON’S KITCHEN at The Alfond Inn 300 E. New England Ave., Winter Park 407-998-8090. thealfondinn.com


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S: MOOR Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, 6000 W. Osceola Pkwy., Kissimmee. 407-586-1101. marriott.com

N: HOLLERBACH’S WILLOW TREE CAFE 205 E. First St., Sanford 407-321-2204. willowtreecafe.com

C: THE GREEK CORNER 1600 N. Orange Ave., Orlando 407-228-0303. thegreekcorner.net

C: THE OSPREY TAVERN 4899 New Broad St., Orlando 407-960-7700. ospreytavern.com

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W: PRIMO JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, 4040 Central Florida Pkwy., Orlando 407-393-4444. primorestaurant.com

N: CAFE DE FRANCE 526 Park Ave. S., Winter Park 407-647-1869. lecafedefrance.com

W: TAVERNA OPA Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Dr., Orlando 407-351-8660. tavernaoparestaurant.com

W: MARKET TO TABLE 146 Plant St., Winter Garden 407-970-8876. market2table.com

N: SANTIAGO’S BODEGA See Website for Multiple Locations. santiagosbodega.com W: STRONG WATER TAVERN Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando, 6274 Hollywood Way, Orlando 407-503-5000. loewshotels.com/sapphire-falls-resort W: THE TASTING ROOM 99 W. Plant St., Winter Garden 407-230-4837. chefstableattheedgewater.com W: TIFFINS Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista 407-939-3463. disneygo.com

N: CHEZ VINCENT 533 W. New England Ave., Winter Park 407-599-2929. chezvincent.com

˚INDIAN˚ W: AASHIRWAD INDIAN RESTAURANT 7000 S. Kirkman Rd., Orlando 407-370-9830. aashirwadrestaurant.com

C: DOVECOTE 390 N. Orange Ave., Orlando 407-930-1700. dovecoteorlando.com N: LE COQ AU VIN 4800 S. Orange Ave., Orlando 407-851-6980. lecoqauvinrestaurant.com

W: VICTORIA & ALBERT’S Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, 4401 Floridian Way, Lake Buena Vista 407-824-1089. victoria-alberts.com

˚CUBAN˚ N: BLACK BEAN DELI 325 S Orlando Ave. Suite 1-1, Winter Park; 1835 E. Colonial Dr., Orlando 407-628-0294. blackbeandeli.com W: COLUMBIA 649 Front St., Celebration 407-566-1505. columbiarestaurant.com W: CUBA LIBRE Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Dr., Orlando 407-226-1600. cubalibrerestsauraunt.com S: PADRINO’S CUBAN BISTRO 13586 Village Park Dr., Orlando 407-251-5107. padrinosbistro.com

˚DESSERT˚ C: BETTER THAN SEX 1905 N. Orange Ave., Orlando 407-761-8949. betterthansexorlando.com N: BUTTERMILK BAKERY 1198 Orange Ave., Winter Park 321-422-4015. buttermilk-bakery.com C: CHARLIE’S GOURMET PASTRIES 3213 Curry Ford Rd., Orlando 407-898-9561. charliesgourmetpastries.com W: GIDEON’S BAKEHOUSE Disney Springs. gideonsbakehouse.com C: P IS FOR PIE 2806 Corrine Dr., Orlando 407-745-4743. crazyforpies.com N+W: THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY See Website for Multiple Locations. thecheesecakefactory.com E: VALKYRIE DOUGHNUTS 12226 Corporate Blvd., Orlando valkyriedoughnuts.com ORLANDOSTYLEMAGAZINE.COM |

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