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My Disney Experience App Now Allows Guests to Track Disney Dining Plan Entitlements and More

Did you update your My Disney Experience app this week? If you did, you might have noticed a couple of really awesome updates in the app including the ability to track your Disney Dining Plan credits! Read on to find out more about this update!

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).

Mobile Order Coming to Satu’li Canteen and Other Restaurants at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

When Satu'li Canteen opens May 27 with the rest of Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom, guests will be able to use the new Mobile Order system on the My Disney Experience app. The new ordering system will then expand to other restaurants this summer.

2017 Free Dining Offer Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

Today's the day! The 2017 Free Dining offer was announced earlier this morning for select travel dates between the end of August and late December. There are no October travel dates for this year's offer and there's also a change for moderate resorts.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Food Blog Launches Epcot Snacks Guide, Easter Information for Disney World, and More

Happy Wednesday! In today's news we're talking about the new e-book from our friends at the Disney Food Blog, Easter happenings at Walt Disney World Resort, and a new fundraiser for Star Wars: Force For Change. Let's check it out!

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 News Round-Up: Disney Food Blog Announces New E-book, Paddlefish Opening Date Announced, and More

Today we have some exciting news about a favorite topic: Disney food! Our friends at the Disney Food Blog recently published their latest e-book and we finally have an opening date announced for Paddlefish at Disney Springs. Read on to find out more.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Dine On the Go Debuts this Week, Florida Resident Deal Announced, and More

Happy Tuesday! We have another round-up of Disney news for you today, including news about the new one-day Disney Dining Plan being tested at the Magic Kingdom. And if you're a Florida resident you might want to hear about the new deal.

Changes Coming to the Disney Dining Plan in 2017

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort in 2017 and you're adding the Disney Dining Plan to your Magic Your Way Package, listen up! Changes are coming to the Quick Service and Standard Dining Plans next year.

Tiffins and the Nomad Lounge Now Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom has officially become a new hot spot at the Walt Disney World Resort thanks to the brand-new nighttime experiences starting this weekend and the grand opening of Tiffins and the Nomad Lounge!

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Best Table Service Restaurants for First Timers at Walt Disney World

Planning a visit to the Walt Disney World Resort can be taxing for the most veteran traveler, but when you're planning your first visit to the House of the Mouse, it can be overwhelming. And many times I hear from those first-time travelers that they didn't know where to eat so they didn't make any reservations and they come home wishing they could have done things differently.

Grab A Quick Bite At Sunshine Seasons In Epcot

There's one restaurant at Epcot that I never plan on eating at, but somehow always end up at - Sunshine Seasons. Located on the lower level of Epcot's Land Pavilion, Sunshine Seasons is a food court style quick serve location that is always bustling with energy. Whether you're looking for a hearty lunch, or just a quick snack to grab and go, there's sure to be something waiting for you at Sunshine Seasons.

Lunch at Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano in Disney's Hollywood Studios

Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano has been a table service staple at Disney's Hollywood Studio for decades. Tucked in the far back of the Muppets Courtyard, past 'PizzaRizzo' and 'It's A Wonderful Shop', the brightly colored awning and streamers of overhead flags welcome hungry guests to come inside and enjoy a meal. My son and I recently stopped in to try Mama Melrose's for lunch.

Two Ways To Experience ‘Ohana Dinner at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

According to Lilo, 'Ohana means family. But Lilo was wrong. 'Ohana means food. And more food. And then just when you think you're finished, more food. Dinner at 'Ohana is an experience, one that has been panned in recent years for being lackluster or past its prime by some, but our family completely disagrees. 'Ohana is a light hearted Disney classic, a great family meal served up in the heart of Disney's Polynesian Village Resort.

Frontier Cooking At The Diamond Horseshoe

The Diamond Horseshoe offers an all-you-care-to-enjoy table service feast on the edge of Frontierland in the Magic Kingdom. The western style saloon, is currently open seasonally for a hearty lunch and dinner. On a recent trip, my husband and I enjoyed lunch there.

Florida Sunshine In A Cup At Dockside Margaritas

Welcome back for more Friday cocktails! Man - we sure need it this week don't we? How many of you spent time this week wishing you could just run away to live in Walt Disney World? I know I did, and if I lived in Walt Disney World I know I'd spend a fair amount of time sipping cocktails in the sun. This week we're checking out some liquid Florida sunshine from Dockside Margaritas in the Marketplace at Disney Springs.

Favorite Table Service Restaurants for One Credit on the Disney Dining Plan

When you're trying to decide where to make your Advance Dining Reservations for an upcoming trip to the Walt Disney World Resort, it can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many restaurants to choose from and everyone seems to have their favorite, must-visit locations.

Guest Review of Beaches and Cream

By seating capacity, it may very well be the smallest table service restaurant in Walt Disney World, and the menu isn't the most exciting fare for dinner. None the less - it can be tough to score a reservation, Beaches & Cream Soda Shop is a great spot to grab an economical Disney meal and a great dessert! Even if you can't score that elusive dinner reservation, it's fun to stop by for a specialty sundae to go.

Dining Plan Snack Credit Tips For Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival has become one of the most anticipated fan events of the year at Walt Disney World. With dozens of International Marketplace Booths to sample from it's easy to eat your way around the world one small plate at a time. For guests using the Disney Dining Plan this can sometimes adds another level of planning to their vacations, we've got a few great tips for making the most of your Disney Dining Plan during Festival.

Maple Bacon Cinnamon Roll at the End Zone Food Court

Did you all see the latest "What's New Around Walt Disney World" post over at the Disney Food Blog? I was casually scrolling through yesterday when suddenly what may be the most wonderful, indulgent, delicious breakfast food of all came up on my screen! Leave it to the DFB team to find the good stuff.