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News For A New Year From Walt Disney World

Let's check in and see what's going on at Walt Disney World! Have you heard the news? The 2019 Disney Parks Moms Panel has been announced with a diverse group of 40 members, including 12 new panelists to make up the team that helps Disney travelers plan their dream vacations. Each Moms Panel Member offers a unique point of view and years of Disney travel experience to help you make the most of your trips.

Disney Food Blog Releases ‘DFB Guide to Walt Disney World 2017 2nd Edition’ E-book

If you're making plans to vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort this year there's one must-have planning tool: the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2017 e-book. This full-color e-book is full of more than 600 page of all the information you need to know about Disney World dining.

Disney Food Blog Celebrating Grand Launch of the ‘DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016’ E-book

The Disney Food Blog is celebrating the grand launch of the all-new, fully-updated DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016 e-book. The e-book is available for purchase and immediate download so you don't miss a minute when planning your dining adventures for your next Disney World vacation.

STK Opening This Year at The Landing in Disney Springs

Another new restaurant has been announced for The Landing area at Disney Springs. STK by The ONE Hospitality, Inc., is scheduled to open later this year and will be one of the largest STK locations in the world at more than 14,000 square feet.

Trattoria al Forno Replacing Kouzzina by Cat Cora at Disney’s BoardWalk

A new Italian restaurant is replacing Kouzzina by Cat Cora at Disney's BoardWalk.

Trattoria al Forno is scheduled to open in December and its menu will feature regional Italian dishes in addition to classic favorites such as shrimp with garlic, capers, and anchovies served with polenta, baked lasagna, eggplant rollatini, and chicken breast alla Parmagiana.

Several ‘Major’ Restaurants May be Headed to Disney Springs

As construction continues on Disney Springs, there are more restaurant names being added to the mix that already includes a new dining location from the Patina Restaurant Group.

One of the restaurants said to be a good possibility is Morimoto, the Japanese and sushi restaurant owned by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and the Starr restaurant group. The restaurant currently has locations in New York City and Philadelphia.

Braille Menus to Be Available for Guests at Select Restaurants in Disney World and Disneyland

Beginning March 1, both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort will be offering Braille menus for guests with visual disabilities.

Our friends at the Disney Food Blog broke this news in late February.

A Few Magical Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you haven't made your New Year's Eve plans yet and you're going to be at the Walt Disney World Resort there are a few rather magical ways to ring in 2014.

As of mid-December, Monsieur Paul still had a few reservations available for noon, 12:30, 2:30, and 3 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The restaurant is serving a three-course menu for $75 (plus tax and gratuity).

Food News In and Around Walt Disney World

Food at Disney World is an attraction in and of itself for many guests; here are some food news tidbits from around WDW.

First up are snacks. It looks like fans of the sweet cream cheese-filled pretzel can now get their fix at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The pretzels can be found on the Streets of America at the Pretzel Garden. Next, guests can use a Disney Dining Plan snack credit (or pay $3.19) to grab a Citrus Swirl. This sweet twist of vanilla soft-serve ice cream and frozen orange juice can be found in the Magic Kigndom's Sunshine Tree Terrace.

Sneak Peak of Art of Animation Resort's Food Court Offerings

We're still a few months away from the opening of Disney's Art of Animation Resort, but details of the resort's food court, Landscape of Flavors, have surfaced.

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Discover The Culture Behind The Restaurants Of Animal Kingdom Lodge's Jambo House

Looking for a great way to spend some time while enjoying Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge? This Disney Deluxe Resort has a wide variety of cultural programs that give life to the beautiful setting. On my last visit to Walt Disney World I stopped by the lodge to take a Culinary Tour of Jambo House's restaurants Jiko and Boma.

Dinner At Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Victoria Falls Lounge

One of the most surprising meals I had on my last Walt Disney World vacation was dinner at Victoria Falls Lounge at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Victoria Falls is named for a spot on the Zambezi River that is easily one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. Billed as a place to "sample suds from South Africa" the booze flows much more readily than Disney's version of the waterfall. I recently stopped by not only for a drink, but a quick meal at this often overlooked location.

Pork Fried Rice From Capt. Cook's At Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Grabbing a quick bite to eat at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort often means a stop at Capt. Cooks. I've written about Capt. Cook's in a previous article, but as one of my Disney Quick Service restaurants so I thought a revisit wouldn't hurt.

7 Things Not To Miss At Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is the flagship of Disney Resort Hotels. From the moment of arrival guests are immersed in victorian themed grandeur, from the red gabled roof and white Mickey Mouse gingerbread, to the colorful marble floor inlaid with some of Disney's most beloved characters, this is the pinnacle of Disney's Resort Hotels. The motto here is to "Dream Big, Live Grand" so I'm giving you my list of 7 things not to miss at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

Ten Tips For Stretching Your Disney Travel Budget

You can't really get around the fact that travel to Walt Disney World is an expensive vacation. None-the-less Disney veterans usually have a few tricks in their bag to minimize costs while still having a ton of fun. The following list has my Ten Tips For Stretching Your Disney Travel Budget.

Chicken Tinga Cone From The 4 Rivers Cantina Barbacoa Truck At Disney Springs

Like many urbanites today, I love a food truck. At the Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Springs is the place to go for a sampling of delicious fare from these mobile kitchens. On my last trip to the vacation kingdom I stopped by the 4 Rivers Cantina Barbacoa Food Truck to try the highly instagram-able Taco Cones.

Stop On By Disney Springs' Mac & Cheese Truck

Craving delicious street food? Disney Springs offers a trio of distinctive food trucks, often stationed at Exposition Park on the West Side. You can order up a yummy does of comfort food with fun twists at Disney Springs' Mac & Cheese Truck.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday August 23, 2019

Are you counting down until the jump gates are open to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios? If you are as excited as we are you'll probably be pretty happy to hear that TIME Magazine just named Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge one of TIME's 'World's Greatest Places.' Opening date for the East Coast version is a rapidly approaching August 29th.

Insta-Worthy Epcot Food & Wine Festival Photo Tips

If you'll be traveling to the 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival to make some memories, you're going to need pictures of something more than just the landmarks. I'm talking about food of course! Sips and bites of international cuisine make an excellent subject, but great food photography takes more than just shooting what's on your plate. I've got tips to tell your story in pictures for memories that will last a lifetime.

Mimosa Flight And Breakfast At Kona Cafe'

Kona Cafe' has long been one of my favorite spots for breakfast at Walt Disney World. This casual table service restaurant just off the monorail at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Great Ceremonial House is home to the "legendary" Tonga Toast. While that dish alone brings in tons of dinners, I'm a fan of exploring the menu here.