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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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15 Fast Tips for Walt Disney World Dining

Planning a family vacation to Walt Disney World takes a lot of work, but thinking about all the wonderful options for Disney Dining should be fun, not stress you out. I've gathered together some of the top tips for Disney Dining from experts across the Blog-o-sphere to help you come up with a plan that will keep your family fueled for touring.

The Most Romantic Quick Service Restaurants at Walt Disney World

Not every Disney traveler has room in the budget to hit one of the fabulous fine dining experiences at Walt Disney World. But those looking to add some romance to their trip don't need to worry, because amore' is about more than laying out the big bucks. Dim lights, a water view, soft music, and starry sky go a long way to turn these quick service restaurants into romantic musts. Here are my picks for Quick Service favorites that can be big on romance.

20+ Reasons Staying At A Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Is The Best Thing Ever

The Orlando area offers hundreds of nice resorts, and many of the common commercial properties outside of Walt Disney World offer a deluxe experience as well as reasonable prices. But when people ask me where they should stay on their Walt Disney World vacation, I always repeat one golden rule - stay on property. The Walt Disney World Resort offers more than a dozen unique Resort Hotels at a variety of price points but whether you're staying at a Disney Value or Disney Deluxe Resort there are perks to staying on property that just can't get anywhere else.

Gaston’s Tavern is the Perfect Spot for a Quick Meal or Snack Any Time of Day

If you're looking for a spot to grab a quick bite to eat during your visit in Fantasyland we recommend stopping at Gaston's Tavern. Since its opening a couple of year ago this quick service spot has quickly become one of our favorite places to rest our feet and grab a bite to eat.

Get Ready To runDisney: Carb-loading In The Magic Kingdom

Making sure that your body has enough energy to run the race is an important part of any runDisney Vacation. With the Walt Disney World Marathon taking place January 7th - 11th, 2015 we thought we'd take a look at some healthy options for carb loading while still enjoying your time at the Parks. Carb-loading can help you have enough energy to finish the race without hitting the wall.

Trattoria al Forno Opens at Disney’s Boardwalk

The newest restaurant at the Walt Disney World Resort is officially open. Trattoria al Forno, located at Disney's BoardWalk Inn, started serving guests on December 18 and is open for breakfast and dinner seatings.

Disney Food Trucks Find Permanent Home in Downtown Disney’s Exposition Park

Guests visiting Downtown Disney won't have to search high and low for the four Disney food trucks anymore. The trucks are now located in their dedicated space, Exposition Park, in Downtown Disney's Westside.

The Exposition Park area is near Bongo's Cuban Cafe and Starbucks.

Enjoy Good Food and Great Views of the World Showcase Lagoon at Morocco’s Spice Road Table

The newest table service restaurant in Epcot's World Showcase is located on the shores of the World Showcase Lagoon in the Morocco pavilion and is serving up small plates of delicious food. Of course we're talking about Spice Road Table which opened to much fanfare at the beginning of the year.

‘Star Wars’ Weekends Dates Announced for 2015

It's official! The dates for the 2015 Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios have been announced. There's no word yet on what celebrities will be attending, but you can start planning your visit now.

Find a Quick Bite to Eat amid Beautiful Japanese Gardens at Epcot’s Katsura Grill

Epcot's Japan pavilion is one of the prettiest pavilions in World Showcase. It's also sometimes of one those frequently overlooked pavilions.

Lately though it has become one of my favorite pavilions due in large part to the beautiful and serene gardens. I've found it's always a good place to stop and take a break from the fast-paced touring that can happen when one is visiting Epcot.

And when I do stop in Japan I like to grab a quick bite to eat at Katsura Grill, which is the pavilion's counter service location.