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Ring in the New Year at Walt Disney World Resort

If you're making plans to celebrate New Year's Eve at Walt Disney World there are several party options for adults and families. Disney's Contemporary Resort, the Atlantic Dance Hall, Flying Fish, and Mickey's Backyard BBQ are just a few spots where you can ring in 2018.

Three New Restaurants Announced for The Edison Complex at Disney Springs

Three new restaurants, each with a focus on Italian food and beverages, have been announced for Disney Springs. The restaurants will be adjacent to The Edison complex, and all are slated to open sometime this winter.

Disney Food News Round-up: Dates Extended for Highway in the Sky Dine Around, Mickey’s Backyard BBQ New Year’s Eve News, and More

Happy Friday! We're back with another Disney news round-up and this one is all about food! We have details on the Highway in the Sky Dine Around, New Year's Eve celebrations at Mickey's Backyard BBQ, and much more!

Grand Avenue and BaseLine Tap House Opening this Fall at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A new area, Grand Avenue, is opening this fall at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The area is located in what remains of the Streets of America and is meant to "capture the spirit of present-day Downtown Los Angeles." Grand Avenue will feature vintage office buildings and warehouses that represent the vibrant cultures of the city.

Terralina Crafted Italian Opening this Fall at Disney Springs

Terralina Crafted Italian is set to open this fall in Disney Springs in the former location of Portobello Country Italian Trattoria. The new restaurant will be helmed by James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano, who also headed the kitchen at Portobello.

Disney News Round-up: Captain’s Grille Retheming, New Year’s Eve at Disney’s Contemporary, and More

Welcome to today's Disney news round-up! We have a ton of Disney food news to share, including news about the refurbishment of the Captain's Grille at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, three New Year's Eve celebrations at Disney's Contemporary Resort, and much more. Let's dig in!

NEWS: Disney Dining Plan Updates Announced for 2018 and Alcoholic Drinks are Now Included

We have big news today! The 2018 Disney Dining Plan updates were announced this morning and for the first time ever the Dining Plan includes specialty beverages and alcoholic beverages (for guests 21 and older of course).

Disney News Round-up: Menu Changes at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney Food News, and More

Happy Friday! We're back with another Disney news round-up just for you! Today we're talking about new menu changes at Disney's Animal Kingdom, additional Disney food news, and some info about Narcoossee's. Let's check it out.

Food Truck Rally Coming to Disney Springs June 2 and 3

If you're going to be in Disney Springs on June 2 and 3 you'll have a chance to check out the Springs Streets Eats Food Truck Rally. This celebration of food trucks will take place in the West Side Neighborhood near Cirque du Soleil.

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Pretty self-explanatory, eh? This column highlights all things edible in Disney World parks and resorts.

No matter what else you plan to do in Disney World, one activity on almost everyone's list is eating! Explore Disney World's hundreds of eateries; snacks that have gained cult status with Disney fans; and delicious cocktails, beers, and wines here in our Dining in Disney column.

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Drinks At Yak & Yeti Bar In Disney's Animal Kingdom

The Yak & Yeti bar feels like a secret hole-in-the-wall where you can dip in to wet your whistle. With just a few bar chairs pulled right up to the full-service bar this an incredibly small part of this sprawling restaurant, is not a spot to gather with a crowd. However, if you are traveling solo, or as a couple, it provides a quaint spot for a drink.

Why I Use The Disney Dining Plan Even If It Doesn’t Save Me Money

Over the years there has been a considerable amount of in depth discussion on whether adding on the Disney Dining Plan (DDP) is worth it. Most folks who crunch the numbers realize that at best you can come out even on the financial side of the equation. However a family vacation to Walt Disney World is about more than black and white financial decisions. Here are a few reasons that I love the Disney Dining Plan, even when it won't put me ahead of the game monetarily.

Disney’s BoardWalk Pizza Window Has A Tasty New Menu

Disney's BoardWalk is a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon on the shores of Crescent Lake. Whether you are out for a stroll, renting a bike, or looking for something to eat, this charming space has just what you are looking for. We're happy to say that after a recent closure, the BoardWalk Pizza Window is back in business with a tasty new menu.

Plaza Restaurant To Serve Breakfast for the Winter Holiday Season

Navigating dining reservations during the winter holiday season can be a frustrating part of planning during this busy time of year. If you're still looking for elusive breakfast reservations on your Christmas trip Magic Kingdom Day, I've got some good news. The Plaza Restaurant on Main Street U.S.A. will be serving breakfast for a limited time beginning November 4, 2018 and ending on January 5, 2019.

The Best Disney Dining Ideas Without Reservations

So you say you have no dining reservations? No Problem! We've gathered some great Disney Dining tips from veteran Disney travelers on just how you can enjoy great Disney restaurants without planning six months in advance.

Walt Disney World Breakfast Tips To Save Time, Money, and Stress

Getting out the door in the morning on your Walt Disney World vacation isn't always the easiest thing, especially if you're wrangling a large family. None the less, guests always emerge from their hotel rooms to make their way towards the heart of the magic. I've got 12 top tips for fueling up your morning while saving time, energy, and money on breakfast at Walt Disney World.

Cider Takes Center Stage To Rule The Fall At Disney Springs

September has brought with it a showcase of WonderFall Flavors at Disney Springs! September 7, 2018 kicks off a celebration of traditional autumn flavor delights all over Disney Springs. From harvest tacos and pumpkin desserts to hard ciders and autumn-inspired cocktail this is the place to find all the favorites of fall.

Spotlight on Tiffins at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Nestled amongst the trees on Discovery Island at Disney's Animal Kingdom on the way to Pandora: World of Avatar sits the Park's matchless signature dining experience, Tiffins. This elegant outpost for adventurers is not only a showcase for world flavors, but dedicated to the unique vision of the Imagineers that created the Park. Take a look at this Disney dining experience as we spotlight Tiffins.

Celebrate 23 Years of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

It's almost time to open the shutters on the 23rd Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival! 75 days of delicious culinary adventures begin on Thursday, August 30th, 2018. This year's event features more than 30 global marketplace booths circling the World Showcase Lagoon and annexing just a bit of Future World too. Guests will be able to sip and stroll their way through diverse ethnic cuisine, refreshing new beverages, and enjoy a star-studded entertainment lineup.