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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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50 Things To Do Outside The Parks At Walt Disney World

My daughter and I just got back from a Disney trip that was a little unusual for me. While she went off to ride the rides in the Theme Parks with friends, I enjoy packing in a ton of fun outside the Disney Parks. I'd been putting off many fun Disney activities for years while I focused on park time. To my delight I discovered that it's true, you can have a fantastic Walt Disney World vacation without ever stepping foot in a park.

The Best 5 Things To Eat At Disney Springs This Summer

When I head to Walt Disney World, you can be assured that I am sipping and snacking my way all over the place. It's hard to choose just one fabulous spot to eat, especially when you are somewhere like Disney Springs. There are more Celebrity Chef eateries in this unofficial park than you can swing a Mickey Bar at. My last trip was filled with four days tasting my way through the springs, and I'm tell you that these are The Best 5 Things To Eat At Disney Springs This Summer.

Be A Boss Of Sauce At Chicken Guy! In Disney Springs

Chicken Guy! is a fantastic fast-casual restaurant in Town Center section of Disney Springs. Located along the outer curve of Planet Hollywood, this quick service sensation occupies its own space in the building where Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri has designed the menus for both. While reviews are often mixed on Planet Hollywood, this little chicken spot is fast becoming a popular fast dining destination.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday July 6th, 2019

Happy Friday! We've made it through another week and I hope that yours was filled with 4th of July fun. I'll kick off the news round-up with an interesting tidbit, to the best of my knowledge there were no park closures down at Walt Disney World which is unusual. Looks like the creative pricing Disney is currently using has actually made an impact on one of the busiest days of the year. Now let's get on with the news!

New 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Booths and Menu Items

Grab your planning tools and settle in with me because it's one of my favorite times of the year. The Marketplace Booth menus have been announced for the 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival! You know you've been waiting for it too, so let's get our planning on.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday June 28th, 2019

Ready for some news? Read on to see what's caught our attention this week! No one celebrates the Fourth of July like Walt Disney World, but this busy time of year takes a little planning. Find out what's going on for the star-spangled celebration across the property.

Coconut-Macadamia Nut Muffins at Kona Island

Any Disney traveler that's shuffled in and out of Disney's Polynesian Village Resort via monorail has passed Kona Island. This little arm is an extension of the resort's Kona Cafe' that reaches out into the upper lobby and offers a quick place to grab a quick nosh and something to drink. While the even hours here are dedicated to sushi service, mornings are all about coffee and pastries.

A Berry Wonderful Croissant At Wilderness Lodge's Roaring Fork

A long-time fan favorite resort, Disney's Wilderness Lodge lets guests step back in time and into the classic holiday lodges of the Pacific Northwest. One of my favorite resorts to eat at, Wilderness Lodge offers a little something for everyone. For a quick service breakfast Roaring Fork serves up a solid selection.

Eat, Drink, And Hang Loose On Trader Sam's Tiki Terrace

If your looking for a lovely spot to enjoy a meal and some live music, why not head over to Disney's Polynesian Village Resort to have dinner at Trader Sam's Tiki Terrace. This pretty patio space overlooking the resort's marina and lagoon is a great place to kick back and hang loose tiki style.

Amorette’s Patisserie Gilded Apricot Peach Verrine

Amorette's Patisserie at Disney Springs is a charming little artists for those in love with luxury sweets. The Pastry Chefs here are always working hard to provide Walt Disney World guests with tantalizing tastes of their success. While I stopped in on my last trip to buy some French Macarons, the Apricot Peach Verrine caught my eye in a way I couldn't pass up.