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Did you eat yet… 12 questions with Faye Albanna of @FayesPov

(📸: @fayespov) In this week’s installment of, “Did you eat yet?,” we’re sitting down with Faye Albanna, a local foodie who keeps us drooling on Instagram and Tik Tok. We asked her about her absolute favorite meal in Orlando, where she’s taking her out-of-town guests to eat, and what she’s drinking at happy hour with […]

/ June 15, 2021


Did you eat yet?… 12 Questions with Emi Newman aka @EmiBeFeasting

📸: @emibefeasting In this week’s installment of, “Did you eat yet?”, we’re sitting down with Emi Newman, a local foodie who keeps us drooling on Instagram. We asked her about her absolute favorite meal in Orlando, where she’s taking her out-of-town guests to eat, and what she’s drinking at happy hour with her favorite Orlandoan.   […]

/ April 27, 2021


📚 9 Central Florida bookstores to ring in Indie Bookstore Day

The last Saturday in April is Indie Bookstore Day, y’all, an annual event to recognize all the indie bookstores across the country. Some locations celebrate the occasion with exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day. Not before. Not after. Not anywhere else. Here are nine local bookstores to get […]

/ April 27, 2021


Did you eat yet?… with Papa Wu of V.L.C. Vegan Eatery

Meet Jim Wu, also known as Papa Wu, the owner of V.L.C. Vegan Eatery in the Waterford Lakes/UCF area. (📸: @V.L.C.VeganEatery) I believe it was this scrambled bowl that stopped me in my scroll a few weeks back. While I’ve been following V.L.C. Vegan Eatery for some time now, it was that photo that made […]

/ April 13, 2021


Locals to know: 10 questions with local photographer Airam Data-On

(📸: @airamdphoto) In my quest to introduce you to local people, businesses, and organizations to know in the city, I realized that I knew many, but I didn’t know-know them and figured now is a good time as any to get to know them better. That’s how I feel about Airam Data-On. I’ve only ever […]

/ April 12, 2021


Did you eat yet?… with Christian Ziegler of Perla’s Pizza

Alright, alright, alright.  We’re back with the third installment of our new series, “Did you eat yet?” Every Wednesday, I’ll “sit-down” with a local restaurateur, chef, or foodie to talk about how they got their start, their favorite meals in Orlando, and maybe even sneak in a secret recipe or two. Along the way, we’ll […]

/ March 30, 2021


DID YOU EAT YET… with Mason Jar Provisions

In our first installment of “Did You Eat Yet…”, Pulptown’s new weekly feature on a local restaurateur, chef, or foodie, we sat down with AJ Haines, co-owner and chef of Mason Jar Provisions in Thornton Park. Each week, we’ll talk to these local culinary badasses about how they got their start, their favorite meals in […]

/ March 16, 2021


Locals to Know: 10 Questions with Lauren of Doe Creative Co.

I reached out to Lauren of Doe Creative Co. back in January after seeing a friend’s post. It was a picture of the latest edition of Daily Doe, a quarterly newspaper that highlights creatives of all kinds. Between the logo, the font, and the mission, I was hooked.  Lauren obliged to my interview request and […]

/ March 15, 2021


Spotlight on Orlando Permaculture

The Orlando Permaculture team on an annual field trip to Oakland Nature Preserve to remove several hundred pounds of invasive yams. The yams were still edible and delicious! (📸: Orlando Permaculture) I recently got an email from Eliot Kersgaard regarding an upcoming event that he thought would be of interest to Pulptown readers. Well, it […]

/ March 10, 2021


Locals to Know: 5 Questions with Dorsa Vaziri of WOW Rolling

📸: @wowrolling I first met Dorsa at her place of work, Whippoorwill Beerhouse in the Milk District. We bonded over mutual friends and a glass of wine. Later on, she whipped up tasty zero-proof cocktails for an event Pulptown held at The Heavy during “dry” January a few years back.  But she doesn’t just excel […]

/ February 23, 2021