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Articles by Jessica Bryce Young

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Sweet beginnings

On The Side | 8/26/2010 | By Jessica Bryce Young

Blue Bird Bake Shop 3122 Corrine Drive 407-228-3822 www.bluebirdbakeshop.com Pinkberry 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd. 407-354-0890 www.pinkberry.com Overactive appetite f...[MORE]

The fix is in

On The Side | 4/28/2010 | By Jessica Bryce Young

Orlando Restaurant Week Thursday, April 29, through May 6 www.orlandorestaurantweek.com Right on the cusp of sultry summer weather, Orlando Weekly’s Orlando Restaurant Week offers hot dinin...[MORE]

Florida Film Festival:Making faces: The 19th-annual Florida Film Festival unveils cinema’s variety of looks and voices

4/7/2010 | By Justin Strout, Rob Boylan, Trevor Fraser, William Goss, Billy Manes, Steve Schneider, Lindy T. Shepherd, Bob Whitby, Jessica Bryce Young

Florida Film Festival 2010 April 9 – April 18 at Enzian Theater, Regal Winter Park Village 20 and Plaza Cinema Café 407-629-1088 www.floridafilmfestival.com $10 (individual scr...[MORE]

Books for cooks: Have yourself a tasty little Christmas

12/9/2009 | By Jessica Bryce Young

It’s been a tough year. As the financial fallout of 2009 continues, very few gift-givers are feeling confident enough to splash out on big-ticket items, nor is there a race to get those top-dollar...[MORE]

Holiday Guide 2009: Holiday Hours: Meet the folks who work Christmas so you can be safe, fed, entertained and drunk

11/18/2009 | By Trevor Fraser, Billy Manes, Lindy T. Shepherd, Justin Strout, Bob Whitby, Jessica Bryce Young (Photos by Jason Greene)

Holiday Guide 2009 With the exception of the lonely and those in serious need of cash, no one wants to work Christmas. You’re supposed to be at home with the family tearing into pre...[MORE]

BEST OF ORLANDO 2009

7/16/2009 | By Jeffrey C. Billman, Trevor Fraser, Faiyaz Kara, Bao Le-Huu, Billy Manes, Lindy T. Shepherd, Justin Strout, Bob Whitby, Jessica Bryce Young

select a link below Holy crap! We asked you to vote for Orlando’s best people, places and things, and did you ever respond. This year we got 2,678 votes in our readers poll, almo...[MORE]

Summer studies: New art shows that'll be hanging around all... you know

6/18/2009 | By Jessica Bryce Young, Rex Thomas, Laura Stewart

Andy Warhol: Personalities Through Jan. 3 at Cornell Fine Arts Museum 1000 Holt Ave., Rollins College, Winter Park 407-646-2526; free-$5 www.rollins.edu/cfam This small exhibit...[MORE]

Barely legal: The Florida Film Festival turns 18 and discovers its sexier side

3/26/2009 | By Justin Strout, Rob Boylan, William Goss, John Thomason, Steve Schneider, Jessica Bryce Young

Florida Film Festival 2009 March 27-April 5 at Enzian Theater and Regal Winter Park Village 20 $10 (individual screenings), $600 (Platinum Pass) 407-629-1088, ext. 225 www.floridafilmfestival.co...[MORE]

FFF: Documentary Features

3/26/2009 | By Justin Strout, John Thomason, Jessica Bryce Young, Steve Schneider, John Thomason

American Swing (2 Star) It’s the uninhibited ’70s, coke flows freely, sex is up for grabs and disco bangs overhead until the ’80s come crashing down. No, it’s not Boogie Nights, 54 or Inside Deep ...[MORE]

FFF: Narrative Features

3/26/2009 | By Justin Strout, Steve Schneider, Jessica Bryce Young, William Goss

(500) Days of Summer Not screened per studio request. Alien Trespass (1 Star) Former X-Files director R.W. Goodwin’s homage to sci-fi films of the ’50s like The Day the Earth Stood Still and The...[MORE]

ECSTATIC TRANSFORMATIONS: Two artists render the mundane mysterious at Cornell

2/5/2009 | By Jessica Bryce Young

Looking at Jess: To and From the Printed Page, on display at Cornell Fine Arts Museum, is like strolling through the inside of someone else’s head. All the San Francisco artist’s obsessions, ...[MORE]

CHEAP SHOTS: Our annual tribute to the very best of the very worst in central Florida

1/8/2009 | By Jeffrey C. Billman, Billy Manes, Lindy T. Shepherd, Justin Strout, Bob Whitby, Jessica Bryce Young

It’s a new year, and we need a fresh start. We need to divest ourselves of the bile and acrimony that accrued at an alarming rate in 2008. The economy, the wars, Casey Anthony, another freakin’...[MORE]

IRRATIONAL EXUBERANCE: The reality check is in the mail

11/20/2008 | By Jessica Bryce Young

“The recent wave of reality programming about mad consumption … feels downright unseemly as investment banks are dissolving, and unemployment stands at more than 6 percent. … The timing couldn’t ...[MORE]

SUBMERGED IN SUMMER READING: Seasonal reads by local scribes.

Cover Story | 7/24/2008 | By Liz Langley, Lindy T. Shepherd, Bob Whitby, Jessica Bryce Young

Because it’s been such a busy season of book releases, we grabbed a handful that had an Orlando connection and set to reading. Lo and behold, there was promise and perfection to be found amo...[MORE]

BEST OF ORLANDO 2008

7/17/2008 | By Avery Beckendorf, Jeffrey C. Billman, Faiyaz Kara, Seth Kubersky, Bao Le-Huu, Billy Manes, Ian Monroe, Deanna Morey, Lindy T. Shepherd, Justin Strout, Jessica Bryce Young, Bob Whitby

Can you believe another year has passed? It seems like only yesterday that we were printing our fabulously popular Best of Orlando issue – which by the way is the original and best Best of Orland...[MORE]

HAPPYTOWN

Happytown | 6/19/2008 | By Jeffrey C. Billman, Justin Strout, Bob Whitby, Jessica Bryce Young

Hey, Orlando Sentinel readers: Your new newspaper is almost here. And it looks a lot like USA Today did 20 years ago! A really wonderful blog called Tell Zell (www.tellzell.com), devoted to t...[MORE]

FUELED BY RAMEN: In which an OW staffer tries to subsist on the minimum food-stamp allowance and succeeds ... sort of

5/1/2008 | By Jessica Bryce Young

A single food-stamp recipient in Central Florida receives $162 per month; I usually spend at least double that on food. But then, I don’t buy a lot of processed foods, I try to buy organic, ...[MORE]

CHAINS OF LOVE

11/15/2007 | By Jessica Bryce Young

My Christmas wish has already been answered. My favoritest thing of all has landed in Orlando, and it’s big, good-looking, Scandinavian and cheap. No, not a Swedish exchange student – ...[MORE]

SIGNS OF EARLY CIVILIZATION

9/27/2007 | By Jessica Bryce Young

With its warm climate and easy lifestyle, Florida seems like the perfect location for modern architecture: those long, low, horizontal lines and glass walls open to nature, perfect for framing wat...[MORE]

DOWNTOWN CONVENIENCES

On The Side | 9/13/2007 | By Jessica Bryce Young

Choices, we’ve got choices … In the spate of development cropping up downtown, office lunchers in a hurry have two tasteful new spots to try out. • B&S Daily Market is a combination coffee ...[MORE]

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Raphsodic Cooperative Company

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Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 5/26/2010

Cupcake competition is fierce these days. Even narrowing the field to the dairy-free, Orlando has a surprising surfeit of places to get your pastry rocks off; it would take a big bite out of this spac...[MORE]

Food, Inc.

Film review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 7/9/2009

The margins of Douglas Coupland’s era-defining novel Generation X were littered with neologisms like “McJob” and bumper-sticker slogans branding ’90s culture, and one of them always stuck with me:...[MORE]

The Crepe Company

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 7/9/2009

Downtown’s newest lunch-on- the-run option is black and white and sweet all over. Parked on the corner of Central Boulevard and Court Street from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, ...[MORE]

Loving Hut

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 5/7/2009

“Be veg. Go green. Save the planet.” These words appear everywhere you turn at the Loving Hut, the tiny temple of veganism that recently materialized on Colonial Drive. The smiling Hut-dwellers...[MORE]

JCVD

Film review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 12/4/2008

With JCVD, French-Algerian writer-director Mabrouk El Mechri dances with a postmodern premise – to wit, “What would happen if an aging action star got caught up in a real bank robbery?” – and coi...[MORE]

B&S Daily Market

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young |

B&S Daily Market is a combination coffee stop, newsstand, convenience store and gift shop that would not be out of place in any urban center. I first went in lured by the promise of sandwiches fro...[MORE]

Khasiyat

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 1/11/2007

Chief among my Orlando restaurant crushes has been Woodlands, the vegetarian Indian restaurant on South OBT. It was the only alternative I knew to fighting the tourist hordes down on I-Drive when I ...[MORE]

Harmoni Market

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 11/2/2006

Will success spoil Harmoni Market? Arriving like a dream come true on the ground floor of a towering new condo building, this “artisan meal market” offers all permutations of the gourmet obsession. ...[MORE]

Bella Cafe

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 10/12/2006

“Business casual”: It’s a conundrum that most of us have had to wrap our brains around in the last five years or so. Where once there was a uniform for work (suit, tie; pantyhose, pumps) and one f...[MORE]

Java Lava

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 8/24/2006

I’ve said it before, but I love sandwiches. Not just any old sandwich, though — great bread, creative filling combinations and superior ingredients are a must. So I’m thrilled by the recent wave of ...[MORE]

Greens and Grille

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 7/20/2006

There are two kinds of luxury. There’s the Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous kind or the real-life-only-much-better kind. Solid-gold cutlery, Chanel couture and Rolls-Royces fall into the first camp...[MORE]

Paris-Bistro

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 6/15/2006

French food suffers from an image problem — like the pretty girl who sits home alone on prom night because all the boys assume she’s out of their league, diners can be intimidated by the idea of a F...[MORE]

Pom Pom's Teahouse & Sandwicheria

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 5/25/2006

We wanted a quick bite and a comfortable place to chat. We wanted simple, yet interesting sandwiches and perhaps a cup of an unusual tea. We wanted killer dessert. We’re kind of demanding. We’...[MORE]

Pilin Thai

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 3/30/2006

Comfort food: Every cuisine has it. Whether it's American macaroni and cheese, English trifle or French cassoulet, comfort foods share certain basic qualities – lots of carbohydrates, a lack of c...[MORE]

Shake Hands With the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire

Film review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 9/1/2005

"I take pills every day to stay reasonable," says Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire, who in 1994 was the commander of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Rwanda. It's a reasonable present-day respon...[MORE]

Head-On (Gegen die Wand)

Film review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 6/30/2005

Sounds like a meet-cute romantic comedy: Girl needs to escape her conservative family; boy needs someone to cook and clean for him; marriage of convenience chugs right along until – zing! – ...[MORE]

The Saddest Music in the World

Film review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 6/17/2004

A triumph of style over substance telling a hackneyed Cain-and-Abel story, director Guy Maddin's latest screen oddity dazzles, sputters and ultimately fizzles. It's shot (mostly) in black-and-...[MORE]

House of Spices

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 7/22/2004

Cooking Indian food at home can be a leisurely, luxurious experience. Hours spent grinding spices, chopping vegetables and slowly simmering curries and kormas are ideal for getting to know a cooking p...[MORE]

Bice

Restaurant review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 1/20/2005

Walking up the stairs to the Portofino Bay Hotel's newest restaurant, Bice (pronounced "BEE-chay"), you feel like you've wandered onto a movie set. It's a familiar feeling to most Orlandoans, who ofte...[MORE]

Film review: by Jessica Bryce Young | 6/17/2004

A triumph of style over substance telling a hackneyed Cain-and-Abel story, director Guy Maddin's latest screen oddity dazzles, sputters and ultimately fizzles. It's shot (mostly) in black-and-...[MORE]

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