2019 WAVE Award Spotlight: Pom Moongauklang

By : Amanda Espinosa
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Central Florida’s Favorite Local Chef, Favorite Local Late Night Dining (Pom Pom’s Teahouse and Sandwicheria)

Walking into Pom Pom’s Teahouse and Sandwicheria in Orlando is like stepping into a blend of Willy Wonka and The Mad Hatter. The restaurant’s colorful decor mixed with owner Pom Moongauklang’s amazing teas, sandwiches, salads, desserts and more are only limited by Moongauklang’s pure imagination.

It’s no wonder that she was voted Central Florida’s Favorite Local Chef. When opening Pom Pom’s—which took first place as Favorite Local Late Night Dining and second place as Favorite Restaurant—Moongauklang says she wanted a place with “no hate, no side eye, no discrimination; just a place to eat really good food, have a good time and have good conversation.”

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Spooky Empire brings out scares and stars for thirteenth year of Ultimate Halloween Weekend

By : Jeremy Williams
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It’s that time of year again when the Cineplexes will be filled with scary movies, the Burger King’s will be overrun by black bun Whoppers and, for Central Florida, Spooky Empire will roll in with a fright-filled weekend of all things horror, sci-fi and fantasy with the Ultimate Halloween Weekend.

Spooky’s Ultimate Halloween Weekend will be at the Hyatt Regency on I-Drive Oct. 30- Nov. 1 and in proper scary fashion, is celebrating its 13th year of horror conventioning with the biggest stars yet.

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