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Downtown Disney Starbucks Announces ‘Starbucks Evening’ Menu

The Starbucks in Downtown Disney recently announced that it will debut the new Starbucks Evening menu. This all-new menu is being rolled out at select Starbucks across the country, giving customers the option to order food and adult beverages in the evening in addition to the regular coffee menu options.

Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue Celebrated 40th Anniversary this Month

The Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue is one of the longest-running dinner shows in America, and it recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.

The show got its start in the summer of 1974 as part of the Disney World Fine Arts College Workshop program. After a summer of performances Walt Disney World decided to hire a permanent cast and the show opened on September 5, 1974.

Patagoina Booth Featuring the Flavors of Chile and Argentina to Debut at 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

This year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival kicks off a week earlier than past festivals and will feature a new Patagonia booth, new menus, and special dining events.

Debuting at this year's event is the Patagonia booth, which combines the flavors of Argentina and Chile. So far there is no word on whether or not the former Argentina and Chile booths will remain at the festival.

The booth's menu will include dishes such as sustainable roasted Verlasso salmon, quinoa salad, and arugula chimichurri.

Menus and Additional Details Announced for Fifth Annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

The fifth annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic is scheduled to take place this fall, coinciding with the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.

The two-day Food and Wine Classic is scheduled for Friday, October 31, and Saturday, November 1 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel.

Marketplaces at This Year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Are Bigger and Better

When visiting the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival this year, you might notice something different about the locations when you're buying those tasty treats.

Gone are the generic booths from years past. The new locations - called marketplaces, not kiosks - are mini kitchen outlets where chefs can create culinary magic every day. David Buckley, the art director for the festival, is behind much of the redesign.

Food Booths Returning to Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival in 2014

Next year's Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival will be a feast for the eyes and the stomach as the food booths are making a return for 2014.

This year's 20th anniversary of the Flower and Garden Festival featured food and beverage marketplace booths similar to what guests find at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival each fall.

And now there is official word that 12 food marketplace booths will return for the 21st annual Flower and Garden Festival.

Downtown Disney Foodtopia Happening in October

If you're a foodie, Downtown Disney is the place to be in October. Throughout the month diners can enjoy the Downtown Disney Foodtopia where a select group of restaurants will be featuring 3-course dinners at bargain prices.

New Food Choices Make It Easy to Eat Healthy While at the Walt Disney World Resort

Eating at the Disney Parks doesn't always have to mean turkey legs, burgers, pizza, or chicken nuggets. There are now healthy food choices available at each park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

Last week Prince Eric's Village Market opened in New Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom, and guests will find Odwalla lemonade served with a fruit garnish, bottled water, juices, and teas, and snacks including fresh fruit, hummus, and Greek yogurt.

Starbucks Opens at Epcot’s Fountain View Café

Coffee lovers, it's time to celebrate. The Fountain View Cafe in Epcot has officially reopened as a Starbucks, joining the Magic Kingdom's Main Street Bakery as the two in-park coffee destinations.

The Cafe still features a futuristic look while incorporating the Starbucks logo and signage - there's no question that you're walking into a Starbucks as you head up the walkway into the restaurant.

Raglan Road Hosting the Great Irish Hooley During Labor Day Weekend

If you're searching for good food, great music, and maybe some Celtic dance this weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort, then you need to stop at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant for a big Irish celebration.

The Great Irish Hooley - which is Irish slang for a party or celebration - is returning for a second year after great success last year. The event will feature traditional Irish food from celebrity chef Kevin Dundon, live music, and even dance workshops.

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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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6 Tips For Planning Your 2017 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Strategy

This summer has been fantastic at Walt Disney World, and fans have been treated to fun new adventures across the property. As the season begins to wind down and kids head back to school grown-up Disney fans can feel the change coming in the air, as they look forward to one of their favorite times of the year. It's just 28 days until the opening of the 2017 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival! 75 days of culinary adventures begin on August 31st.

Top 10 Comfort Foods at Walt Disney World Resort

Comfort food is defined as a food (or drink) that provides a sense of well-being and is usually high in sugar or carbs. That pretty defines everything I love to eat, so narrowing down a list of my favorite "comfort food" at Disney World might seem daunting.

5 Top Tequila Based Cocktails At Walt Disney World

It's cocktail Friday and today we'll be checking out five of my family's favorite tipples of tequila to be found at Walt Disney World. This liquor made from blue agave is one of the National Drinks of Mexico, and in the United States, Monday July 24th is National Tequila Day! We're going to get started now so that you can celebrate all weekend long.

Get Your DFB Guide to the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival e-book

Our friends over at the Disney Food Blog have been hard at work the past month, but that's all paid off because today we're talking about the launch of the DFB Guide to the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival e-book! Yes! It's the one place you can get everything you need to know in order to have a fantastic Food & Wine Festival right in the palm of your hand.

Kungaloosh! At Dockside Margaritas In Disney Springs

Kungaloosh! Can you hear the call of my people? If so - you may be strolling past Dockside Margaritas at Disney Springs during their fantastic summer of throwback cocktails. Guests can belly up to the bar between now and September 28th, 2017 to order some of the most popular Pleasure Island drinks from days gone by.

Favorite All-American Eats and Drinks to Celebrate the Fourth of July at Disney World

Happy almost Fourth of July! One of our favorite parts of any Fourth of July celebration is the food. Traditional "all-American" eats include burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, BBQ ribs, and of course anything red, white, and blue. If you happen to be celebrating at Disney World we have some suggestions for all-American eats and drinks!

Doughnut Sundae at the Main Street Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

You've made it to rope drop at the Magic Kingdom and now you need a little something to eat. Who says you can't have ice cream for breakfast? It's totally in the realm of possibility at Walt Disney World. No? How about we add a doughnut into the mix! That's breakfast food if I've ever heard of it.

Favorite Must-Have Snacks at Disney Springs

In the last couple of years, thanks to the opening of many new restaurants, Disney Springs has become a go-to destination for good food and drinks. You'll find some incredible signature dining spots and some equally as delicious quick service restaurants too. And let's not forget about the cupcake ATM at Sprinkles.

Celebrate All American Barbecue At Walt Disney World

Heading to Disney for the 4th of July, but worried you will miss your annual backyard barbecue? Never fear! Walt Disney World is home to some fantastic and unique Barbecue - read on for our favorite locations to throw down for Independence Day.

Crazy for Cotton Candy

Social Media is going crazy for the fun new Light Up Cotton Candy at Disney Parks. Coast to coast and around the world this colorful treat is bringing smiles to the masses and gaining ground as Instagramers show pleasure their fluffy, flashy, rainbow treats.