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New Starbucks Locations at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Using Interactive Touchscreens

In the past couple of weeks Starbucks has opened two new locations at the Disney Parks and the two stores share a unique feature.

The stores opened in the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland and in Downtown Disney West Side at Walt Disney World. And while both stores feature the famous brand's coffee and pastries, they also have a new feature that new for the company.

For the first time Starbucks is connecting customers on opposite sides of the country through in-store interactive touchscreens.

Patagoina Booth Featuring the Flavors of Chile and Argentina to Debut at 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

This year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival kicks off a week earlier than past festivals and will feature a new Patagonia booth, new menus, and special dining events.

Debuting at this year's event is the Patagonia booth, which combines the flavors of Argentina and Chile. So far there is no word on whether or not the former Argentina and Chile booths will remain at the festival.

The booth's menu will include dishes such as sustainable roasted Verlasso salmon, quinoa salad, and arugula chimichurri.

Menus and Additional Details Announced for Fifth Annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

The fifth annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic is scheduled to take place this fall, coinciding with the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.

The two-day Food and Wine Classic is scheduled for Friday, October 31, and Saturday, November 1 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel.

Lineup Announced for Eat to the Beat Concert Series at the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The lineup has been announced for this year's Eat to the Beat Concert Series during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and the musical acts include Hanson, Boyz II Men, Rick Springfield, Air Supply, and more.

The Eat to the Beat concerts take place three times on the scheduled evenings at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8 p.m.

The full lineup for this year is:

* September 19-21: Jo Dee Messina
* September 22-23: The Pointer Sisters
* September 24-25: Rick Springfield

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.

‘After Hours Wind Down’ Announced as New Nighttime Event at Epcot

There's a new hard ticket event available for guests at Epcot and it's a delicious one!

The 'After Hours Wind Down' will be available on select nights from April 17 through September 15 and takes place after IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth has ended.

The Easter Bunny Arrives at the Magic Kingdom and Other Easter Events around Walt Disney World Resort

The Easter Bunny has arrived at the Magic Kingdom.

Mr. Bunny will be meeting and greeting guests in Town Square through April 20. He'll also make a pre-parade special appearance on April 19 and 20 with other spring characters and the Azalea Trail Maids.

And while meeting the Easter Bunny is "egg-citing," there are more events happening around the Walt Disney World Resort.

Food Booths Returning to Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival in 2014

Next year's Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival will be a feast for the eyes and the stomach as the food booths are making a return for 2014.

This year's 20th anniversary of the Flower and Garden Festival featured food and beverage marketplace booths similar to what guests find at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival each fall.

And now there is official word that 12 food marketplace booths will return for the 21st annual Flower and Garden Festival.

New Food Choices Make It Easy to Eat Healthy While at the Walt Disney World Resort

Eating at the Disney Parks doesn't always have to mean turkey legs, burgers, pizza, or chicken nuggets. There are now healthy food choices available at each park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

Last week Prince Eric's Village Market opened in New Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom, and guests will find Odwalla lemonade served with a fruit garnish, bottled water, juices, and teas, and snacks including fresh fruit, hummus, and Greek yogurt.

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5 Top Tequila Based Cocktails At Walt Disney World

It's cocktail Friday and today we'll be checking out five of my family's favorite tipples of tequila to be found at Walt Disney World. This liquor made from blue agave is one of the National Drinks of Mexico, and in the United States, Monday July 24th is National Tequila Day! We're going to get started now so that you can celebrate all weekend long.

Get Your DFB Guide to the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival e-book

Our friends over at the Disney Food Blog have been hard at work the past month, but that's all paid off because today we're talking about the launch of the DFB Guide to the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival e-book! Yes! It's the one place you can get everything you need to know in order to have a fantastic Food & Wine Festival right in the palm of your hand.

Kungaloosh! At Dockside Margaritas In Disney Springs

Kungaloosh! Can you hear the call of my people? If so - you may be strolling past Dockside Margaritas at Disney Springs during their fantastic summer of throwback cocktails. Guests can belly up to the bar between now and September 28th, 2017 to order some of the most popular Pleasure Island drinks from days gone by.

Visit The DFB Guide on YouTube

I know that I talk about my friends over at the Disney Food Blog all the time, they're a huge help to us here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups and our site just wouldn't be what it is without their support and collaboration. Today I want to take a minute to talk about their fantastic YouTube Channel! Recently named one of "YouTube's Creators on the Rise" AJ and the gang are turning out fun and funky content that's all about Disney food. Check out a few of their recent videos below!

2017 Eat to the Beat Lineup Announced for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

We're getting closer to the start of this year's Epcot Food and Wine Festival (which starts on August 31 this year!). And today Disney has announced the full lineup for the 2017 Eat to the Beat concert series. Several fan favorites are returning this year in addition to 11 new acts!

Celebrate All American Barbecue At Walt Disney World

Heading to Disney for the 4th of July, but worried you will miss your annual backyard barbecue? Never fear! Walt Disney World is home to some fantastic and unique Barbecue - read on for our favorite locations to throw down for Independence Day.

Crazy for Cotton Candy

Social Media is going crazy for the fun new Light Up Cotton Candy at Disney Parks. Coast to coast and around the world this colorful treat is bringing smiles to the masses and gaining ground as Instagramers show pleasure their fluffy, flashy, rainbow treats.

Afternoon Adventures At Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

When the heat is high and the Parks are crowded, don't forget that Walt Disney World offers a wide variety of fun outdoor activities for guests to enjoy. At Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort guests can slow down and get away from the hustle and bustle with some good old fashioned fun.

Top Treats to Keep You Cool this Summer at Walt Disney World

Ah, summertime in Orlando. It's hot and humid. We mean, it's like melt-to-the-sidewalk-HOT. Almost unbearably HOT. But...there is a way to keep your cool when visiting Disney World during the summer months. Cold food and drinks! That's right - in addition to finding air conditioning at every chance, you can also cool yourself with some tasty food and drinks.