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New dining options open this month at Universal Orlando's Citywalk

Visitors to the other major theme park in Central Florida, where he who should not be named hangs his hat, and the cat in the hat has been seen wandering through Jurassic Park on occasion, will soon have three more dining options to choose from when they visit the gateway to the Universal Orlando theme parks, Citywalk.

Enjoy the flavor of your favorite baseball stadium wiener in the soon to be opened Hot Dog Hall of Fame at Universal Citywalk.
Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Universal exclusively partnered with Steven Schussler, the global culinary concept creator behind the popular Rainforest Cafe, to bring his Hot Dog Hall of Fame concept to CityWalk. The restaurant, which will be located across from Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food on the second level of CityWalk, will feature iconic hot dog creations from some of our nation’s most famous ball parks, including the loaded Chicago dog and Boston brat.

On the ground floor next to Red Oven Pizza Bakery, VIVO Italian Kitchen will immerse guests in the essence of modern Italian cuisine. This original concept restaurant will showcase a contemporary dining atmosphere, allowing guests to watch chefs handcraft pasta from scratch and create classic Italian dishes with a modern twist.

For those of you searching for a way to try and beat the heat while enjoying a soft, tasty treat, the new popular frozen yogurt shop provides guests a unique and fun frozen yogurt experience with an expansive, self-serve toppings bar that is guaranteed to make guests smile. Menchie’s is now open and is located on the second floor promenade of CityWalk.

Menchie’s, Hot Dog Hall of Fame and VIVO Italian Kitchen join Red Oven Pizza Bakery, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, Cold Stone Creamery and Starbucks as the latest establishments to open as part of the expansion to Universal CityWalk. Other venues will open later this year.

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