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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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Checking In On Aloha Isle For A Dole Whip

I have, on more than one occasion, been called a Disney purist. So when Disney announced that my beloved Sunshine Tree Terrace was trading places with Aloha Isle in 2015, I was less than thrilled. Last month I finally had the opportunity to stop in while at the Magic Kingdom and see what I thought of it for myself. Let's take a look at the new location Adventureland's Aloha Isle.

Guest Review of Epcot's Coral Reef Restaurant

Ambiance is the heart and soul of the experience at Coral Reef Restaurant at the Seas pavilion in Epcot. Picture this. You've just spent some time riding the EAC with Nemo and friends before meeting some real life aquatic creatures in the world's second largest salt water aquarium. You wind your way around the back of the building to find a little restaurant tucked away in the corner. Is it odd to look at fish while you're eating fish? Not really.

A Disney Dining Bucket List: Places to Dine and Menu Items to Eat

As Disney fans, we probably all have a list of things to do, places to eat, menu items we want to eat, and even hotels we must stay in at some point in our travels to the Walt Disney World Resort. It might come as no surprise to anyone that I have a Disney dining bucket list.

Top Five Walt Disney World Character Meals for All Ages

When my kids were younger (think: toddlers) we enjoyed a lot of character meals at Walt Disney World. Some were good, some were not-so-good, and one we did because we felt like it was our duty as parents to take the kids to breakfast inside Cinderella Castle. Three times on three different vacations. Thanks, Cinderella.

Exciting New Grab-and-Go Foods To Taste at Disney Springs

Disney Springs is celebrating its grand opening all summer long, so I thought that now would be a great time to share some of my favorite food items to eat while shopping ad playing in the Florida sun. Along with the wide range of stores, bars, and full service restaurants, Disney Springs and sprouted some truly flavorful take out windows that will make you want to return again and again. Here are just a few of the most intriguing new tastes for you to try.

Guest Review of Lunch at Sanaa, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village

Nestled down in the lower level of Disney Vacation Club's Kidani Village, is one of Disney's most overlooked restaurants, Sanaa. Inspired by the flavors of India and North Africa, Sanaa dinners are treated to an up close view of the Sunset Savannah, which features Giraffe, Bongo, Impala, Thompsons Gazelles, Ostrich, Ankole Cattle, Waterbuck, African Crowned Cranes, and Blue Cranes.

Guest Review of Lunch At Olivia's, Disney's Old Key West Resort

Old Key West Resort offers a laid back approach to your Disney vacation in more ways than one. The beautiful flowers and Floridian beach inspired decor will have you slowing down to take it all in. Swimming at the luxurious sandcastle pool and taking a boat ride to Disney Springs will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. The management staff will bend over backwards to make you feel welcome.

Eat What You Want Day Goes To Walt Disney World

Did you know that May 11th,2016 is National Eat What You Want Day? Well it is! I know I'll be celebrating from home, but I couldn't help but wonder what I would be eating on this most auspicious day if I were in Walt Disney World. So here you have it, my top 6, no rules, eat what I want picks for Disney Dining. At least what I'd eat today. There are so many great choices tomorrow's list might be completely different!

Dinner at Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant

Standing as strong as its brick exterior throughout the massive construction project bringing Disney Springs to life, Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant has been a rock solid centerpiece of the area now known as "The Landing" since May 2005. The large multi-room establishment offers both indoor an outdoor seating constructed to transport guests to a bit of Dublin, including four authentic bars that were "shipped lock, stock and beer barrel from Ireland" to Walt Disney World.

6 Activities For Early Risers At Walt Disney World

If you're up with the sun, even on vacation, it can sometimes be tricky to wait around for the rest of your party that's sleeping in soundly. You want to get up, get out, and get going " I get you. So what is there for the go getter's to do while everyone else sleeps in? Check out these 6 activities for early risers at Walt Disney World.