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Orlando gears up for Magical Dining Month

More than 75 restaurants are serving up savings this September during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month. Returning in its ninth year with the greatest number of restaurants in the program’s history, this year’s event will include more dates than ever before thanks to the addition of a special preview week starting Aug. 25.

Taste of the Town: Canfield’s Diet Chocolate Fudge soda? Check Smith’s

Some things have been frequent requests in Taste of the Town over the years, as availability has shifted from place to place and, in some cases, drifted in and out of the market. One of those is Canfield’s Diet Chocolate Fudge Soda, most recently sought by Terry Marrone. Ellene Hohmann and Scott Kagan both said it’s still available at the Smith’s store at 2211 N. Rampart Blvd., Hohmann adding that it’s in the kosher section. …

Dining Pick of the Week: Divine Eatery

Divine Eatery is a little slice of Heaven tucked discretely into a half-vacant commercial center in the Providence master-planned community. The cafe is a welcome addition in an area that is currently lacking in dining options.

The Dish: Food experts contribute to health, healing and happiness

Nine chefs/nutrition experts will make presentations Saturday and Sunday during the Health Healing Happiness conference at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission for both days is $99 in advance or $149 at the door; day passes are $65 in advance or $75 at the door and a vegan lunch buffet is $17 in advance or $20 at the door. For tickets, visit any Whole Foods Market or or call 702-772-9401. …

Dining Pick of the Week: Las Pupusas

Pupusas are kind of the comfort food of Salvadorian cuisine. Reminiscent of a quesadilla, each thick, handmade corn tortilla is filled with a blend of cooked meat that is ground to a paste, cheese and/or beans.