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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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What We Love Most about Epcot’s Italy Pavilion

Epcot's Italy pavilion has always ranked in my top two or three favorite pavilions in World Showcase thanks in part to the overall beauty of the area. Also it's the closest I'll find myself to Venice (or any other spot in Italy) anytime soon.

Tips For Traveling To Walt Disney World With Teens and Young Adults

Traveling to Disney with older kids can be a joy, if you just give them a little room to spread their wings. I loved taking my kids to Walt Disney World when they were little, the joy on their faces and the wonder of youth is awesome to behold. But - I'll be honest when I say that now that my kids are older (ranging in age from 16-22) it's a whole different sort of fun. I'm often asked by parents of teens how I managed to keep their Disney love alive, and mostly I think I just got lucky.

Dinner with a View at Epcot’s San Angel Inn

Every time I've visited Epcot's Mexico pavilion to enjoy the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros I always say "next time we'll eat at the San Angel Inn." And every time we'd return we wouldn't make reservations for a meal at the waterside restaurant. That all changed during our Thanksgiving-week vacation when we finally had the chance to enjoy dinner at Mexico's table service restaurant.

Advanced Dining Reservations – Tips For Creating A Disney Dining Strategy

When summer vacations start to hit their 180 day marks, the early-birds come out ready to snap up the best Advanced Dining Reservations (ADRs) in the Kingdom. I know that it sounds a bit extreme to worry about where you are going to eat six months in advance, however during the crowded summer months popular dining establishments book up fast, and if you haven't made ADRs your meal options may become limited to the quick-service restaurants.

5 Disney Lounges Serving Up Scrumptious Food

Dining in Walt Disney World is a treat for many fans that make their annual pilgrimages to see the mouse. Travelers man their phones and computers as far as 180 days in advance of their vacations to vie for their perfect Advanced Dining Reservation. However - if you're not into competitive planning, Disney is also home to some fabulous cocktail lounges that serve food straight out of the kitchens of the best restaurants on property. No reservations needed, these bar scenes are worthy of any walk-up wait for a fabulous meal.

Our Favorite Things about Epcot’s Morocco Pavilion

One of the most beautiful pavilions in Epcot's World Showcase is Morocco. The pavilion might not have an attraction like a ride or a film but that doesn't mean you should breeze past it on your travels around the world. It's definitely on our list of must-visit locations at Epcot.

5 Sweet Fall Treats Available At Walt Disney World

Pumpkins, Apples, and Sweet Treats with a spooky flair are fall favorites that Disney Fans look forward to each year at the Walt Disney World Resort. All across the property Disney Chefs are showing off their love for this time of year. If you're visiting be sure ot keep your eyes open for some specialty offerings wherever you eat! These are our five favorite flavors of Fall, what are yours?

Paying at the Food and Wine Festival Booths

Since I've gotten recent questions on the subject I thought I'd pull this post out of the archives because knowing how you're going to pay for all that grub Food & Wine Festival is important business! The 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival offers a veritable plethora of sip and tastes for you to indulge in, as well as tastings, seminars, and food and wine themes merchandise.

A Few Tips On Tipping at Walt Disney World

On of the most frequent questions that gets asked in the Walt Disney World for Grown-ups member forums usually goes along the lines of "Who do I need to tip on my Walt Disney World Vacation?" Tipping is a highly personal choice, and you should never be required to leave a tip, especially when you experience poor service, but it is the custom in the US to leave a tip for certain service providers. We've gathered together a few tips on tipping to answer your questions.

3 Great Restaurants Serving Up Breakfast Family Style at Walt Disney World

While the breakfast buffet is a tradition for many regular guests at Walt Disney World, not everyone is fond of the serve yourself, steam-table style that is the hallmark of this culinary genre. Don't let that stop you from exploring some of the other awesome breakfast options Disney has to offer. For folks looking for a table service experience that still has the all-you-care-to-eat family fuel-up, we've got 3 Great Restaurants that are Serving Up Breakfast Family Style at Walt Disney World.