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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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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.

Planning a Disney Trip with a Non-Disney Fan

If you are anything like me you live for planning your next Disney Vacation, you can see the park maps in your head. You know where you want to eat, and what your plan of attack will be. Any Disney fan would jump at the chance for the trip you're planning, but what if you won't be traveling with a Disney fan? Planning a trip to Walt Disney World with someone who doesn't understand can be a little trickier.

Here are some things to keep in mind:

Where To Find A Thanksgiving Meal At Walt Disney World

We've talked about where you can find Thanksgiving Flavors Without A Reservation, but where is there to find a delicious sit down Thanksgiving feast Nov. 26, 2015? The Disney Chef's are offering up a bounty of delicious tastes, with more than 30 different dining choices serving holiday lunch and dinner offerings.

Adventureland's Tortuga Tavern Introduces A Brand New Menu

Over the past week I have been fielding a lot of questions about where to go now for Barbecue in the Magic Kingdom since the Menu Changes at Pecos Bills Tall Tale Inn and Cafe.

The New Harambe Market At Disney's Animal Kingdom

I'm always excited to hear about new dining coming anywhere in Walt Disney World, but fun new food to try in the Theme Parks always make me exceptionally giddy. A brand new themed food court has opened in one of my favorite sections of Disney's Animal Kingdom. To me, the Harambe Village often feels like the living breathing heart of Disney's Animal Kingdom. It oozes community, with music and drumming, the theater and restaurants, artisans carving their wares in booths. Now added to this bustling area of the Park is the Harambe Market.

London, Paris, New York - Disney Springs? Why Disney's Vacation Shopping Destination Makes Sense

The construction projects at Downtown Disney continue on throughout 2015 as the shopping, dining, and entertainment district is reimagined and slowly becomes the new destination of - Disney Springs. As with any time Walt Disney World undergoes a major renovation to a classic part of the Resort, the changes at Downtown Disney have been met with controversy.

Breakfast at Whispering Canyon Cafe in Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Villas

Finding a great place for breakfast is never hard for me at Walt Disney World, and one of my favorite spots to start the day is the Whispering Canyon Cafe at Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Villas. This western themed restaurant is tucked over to the side of the magnificent Wilderness Lodge lobby, and while it's easy to miss if you're not staying there, I think it's a stop everyone should give a try at least once.

Wolfgang Puck Cafe Express at Downtown Disney

Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck gives Walt Disney World Guests a wide variety of choices when it comes to dining at Downtown Disney. The main spot for Puck's world famous cuisine is located on the West Side of the shopping, dining, and entertainment complex. A "vibrant restaurant that showcases the casual dishes that made Puck famous" actually houses several different dining styles at this one location. Dining options include the bustling Casual Cafe, the Sushi Bar, the upscale Dinning Room, and the Cafe Express.

How to Dine With the Disney Princesses At Walt Disney World

No matter your age, one of the most popular dining experiences at Walt Disney World is enjoying a meal with Disney's Royal Princesses. Two different castle locations create the settings for characters meal fit for royalty. Cinderella's Royal Table in the Magic Kingdom, and Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in Epcot's Norway Pavilion.

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.