Independent Orlando eateries are breaking up the monotony of the area's chains with unique dining rooms and creative menus. Yellow Dog Eats serves gourmet sandwiches in a two-story structure with chickens roaming around the yard while the Dandelion Communitea Cafe runs out of a bright, neon green building filled with hand-painted chairs and a piano.
Kohler, the plumbing company, got into the chocolate business in 2007 with the launch of Kohler Original Recipes Chocolates. The company now offers 11 chocolate lines, including Rare Facets, which look like gems, and hand-painted Garden Ganache.
Ads for SoBe to appear in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue feature "Twilight" actress Ashley Greene in hand-painted skin suits with the scales and lizard on SoBe bottles. Makeup artist Joanne Gair spent 12 hours painting on the suits for the photo shoot marking the launch of zero-calorie flavors Cherimoya Punch and Strawberry Dragonfruit.