Kadence, the soon-to-open Japanese restaurant in Audubon Park, will be at the Audubon Park Community Market Mondays from April 24 to May 22 serving "sushi, oysters, Koala Mama ice cream, and whatever else feels right."
Ace Café, the sprawling 35,000- square-foot motor-centric entertainment complex on the corner of Garland Avenue and West Livingston Street downtown, will open by the end of the month. A smokehouse serving up Oklahoma Joe's BBQ will open on the site in July ... Mesa21 Real Mexican has opened in the old Gargi's space in Ivanhoe Village ... Look for another Shake Shack to open adjacent to Foot Locker in the Florida Mall ... Melt'd, specializing in fresh salads, soups and grilled subs, has opened on South John Young Parkway near Sand Lake Road ... Hotly anticipated Halal Guys, a brick-and-mortar shop from the popular NYC street cart outfit, now says they plan to open near Waterford Lakes in late May/early June ... The Sourdough Bread House, an artisan bread, breakfast and lunch joint, has opened on North Orlando Avenue near Horatio in Maitland ... Greenbeat, a build-your-own salad and bowl spot, has opened on Orange Avenue across from the Orange County Courthouse ... Nine Spices Hot Pot, an all-you-can-eat hot pot restaurant where ingredients arrive at your table via conveyor belt, is open on Kirkman Road near Universal Studios.