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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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Whimsical Fun Await At Trader Sam's Grog Grotto

Tucked away in a back hall of the Great Ceremonial House at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, guests will find an unassuming door that leads to a truly enchanted bar. Trader Sam's Grog Grotto is a tiki hideaway that transports guests to a fanciful the South Seas retreat where anything can happen. My daughter and I stopped by on our last trip to enjoy the whimsical fun served-up by the crew.

Crazy For Walt Disney World Popcorn

Walt Disney World know that Americans consume somewhere around 16-17 billion quarts of popcorn each and every year, that's just one of the reasons why you'll find no shortage of the snack throughout the Disney Parks. We love popcorn so much in the U.S. we have both a National Popcorn Day AND a National Caramel Popcorn Day. If you just can't get enough of this old-fashioned whole grain snack that's perfect to pop in your mouth, you'll want to know where to get the goods on your next Disney vacation.

Victoria & Albert’s Remains On Top For Critics

Victoria & Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has long been the ultimate destination for foodies to indulge in fine Dining at Walt Disney World. The exquisite restaurant, which is one of Florida's best continually rakes in awards and recognition from the food world. To kick off 2019 with style, Victoria & Albert's has been honored again with the impressive accolades a AAA Diamond Five Diamond Rating, as well as the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award.

5 Reasons You Should Eat At Tusker House

Tusker House is one of the classic restaurants of Disney's Animal Kingdom. This family friendly buffet located in Harambe Village offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with Mickey and friends. Whether you're looking for a great spot to start your day, or any meal right through until the end of the night, Tusker House is serving up hearty fare for the whole family. Here are 5 reasons that you should eat at Tusker House.

Mac & Cheese Truck Coming To Disney Springs In March 2019

The fleet of food trucks parked on at Exposition Park on the West Side makes for a trendy and tasty food court at Disney Springs. Rolling in this March the fleet will be rounded out with a brand-new delicious addition - the Mac & Cheese Truck. Rich, creamy, and oh-so-cheesy Mac & Cheese is one of America's favorite foods. The new Mac & Cheese Truck is sure to be a hit.

Nomad Lounge Cocktail: Spice Trader Classic

The Nomad Lounge is fast becoming one of my favorite spots to relax and have a drink while touring. The dark timber building boasts a lovely wrap around patio and sits above the Discovery River just before you cross the bridge into Pandora.

2nd Annual Sakura Festival At Morimoto Asia

March is full of festive food events at Disney Springs! We told you before about the Mighty St. Patricks Day Festival, but if the Emerald Isle isn't quite your style, maybe you'd prefer a journey to the Far East and Morimoto Asia's 2nd Annual Sakura Festival. The festival is a month-long celebration of the traditional arrival of Japanese cherry blossoms.

“Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular” Dessert Party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Are you look for a way to upgrade your nighttime fun at Disney's Hollywood Studios? Why not indulge in a cosmic diversion at the "Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular" Dessert Party. The ambiance of the night is pure Star Wars when you enjoy an out-of-this-world buffet of selection of Star Wars-themed desserts, specialty drinks and an assortment of charcuterie and cheeses. Then enjoy reserved seating for a nighttime spectacular.

The Courtyard Bar At Disney's Grand Floridian

Nestled amongst the dignified buildings and tasteful greenery of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa guests will find the relaxed retreat of the Courtyard Bar. Situated beside the Courtyard Pool, this hideaway sits beneath a pretty lattice roof with turned white pillars and dainty gingerbread details. A ping-pong table and 2 TVs provide added entertainment for guests not looking for a swim.

Rise & Shine Brunch At Homecomin' Florida Kitchen

Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen & Shine Bar is one of my favorite spots to eat at Disney Springs these days. It's fair to say I'm pretty in love with the lunch/dinner menu, so on my last trip I made sure to stop by for some elevated country cooking at Chef Art's Rise & Shine Southern Brunch.