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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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Best Snacks at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

When you're thinking about snacks at Disney World, do you ever think about the snacks at the resort hotels? Some of our favorite treats are found at the resort hotels and we've been known to visit a hotel JUST to get a particular snack (beignets we're looking at you).

Today we're going to check out some of the best snacks at the Walt Disney World Resort hotels so we hope you're hungry!

Late Night Desserts At Les Chefs De France

The bountiful food options at Walt Disney World can sometimes make it hard to pick just one place to eat dinner, so why not split up your meal and take in even more of the delicious options? If you're looking for a late night spot to share some dessert with your companions, I highly recommend stopping in at Epcot's Les Chefs de France. A charming cafe, serving up very accessible French culinary favorites, Les Chefs is also a wonderful spot to drop by for a bit of dessert.

Top 10 Bakeries and Candy Shops at Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort is home to so much wonderful and delicious food choices at kiosks, bakeries, candy shops, and restaurants that it is a daunting task to narrow things down to a top 10 list. However, we're always up for a challenge here at Grownups, so this week we're taking on the bakeries and candy shops at Disney World and naming our top 10.

Shine Bar Cocktail: Fig And Berries

Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar is without a doubt one of knock-out new additions to Disney Springs. It doesn't matter if you are eating a full meal at the table service, or grabbing something from the take out window, guests of Chef Art's get a warm Southern welcome and an exceptional meal. Today we're taking a look at one of the fabulous cocktails being served up at the Shine Bar, the Fig and Berries.

Disney's Boardwalk Inn: Breakfast At The Belle Vue Lounge

On of my favorite spots at Disney's Boardwalk Inn and Villas has come to be the cozy little nook that is the Belle Vue Lounge. Located near the elevators on the Resort's Lobby level, the Belle Vue Lounge is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for a Continental Style Breakfast.

Northern Bloom Outdoor Kitchen At The 2017 Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

A new addition to the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival this year, Northern Bloom Outdoor Kitchen takes a place amongst festival favorites. Located in the Canada Pavilion, Northern Bloom offers hearty mini entrees and one truly decadent dessert along with plenty of beer.

Florida Fresh Outdoor Kitchen at the 2017 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

Florida Fresh Outdoor Kitchen at Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival treats Guests to an appetizing selection of the best culinary delights the southernmost state in the continental U.S. has to offer. Florida has a respected history for agriculture from cattle ranching, to orange groves, to fields of fresh berries and vegetables; the State of Florida is capable of growing just about anything.

The Top 5 Snacks in Epcot’s World Showcase

If there's one thing we love to do at Epcot - aside from queueing up for Soarin' Around the World and thanking the Phoenicians in Spaceship Earth - it's eating! Epcot is home to some of the best eats at Disney World, including some of our favorite snack foods.

And while we've found some tasty treats at Sunshine Seasons in The Land Pavilion, our favorite Epcot snacks are found around World Showcase. Today we're going to check out the Top 5 Snacks in World Showcase.

Breakfast at Captain’s Grille at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

On a recent stay at Disney's Yacht Club Resort we had a few open hours in the morning before heading to the airport, so we decided to check out the breakfast spread at Captain's Grille at the hotel. We had wanted to dine at Trattoria al Forno for breakfast but it was all booked, so Captain's Grille was our second choice.

Perfectly Pink Drinks At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival continues to delight guests with colorful blossoms and enticing flavors. My friends and I had a fabulous time there during our trip eating and drinking our way through the Outdoor Kitchens and Gardens around World Showcase Lagoon.