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Disney News Round-up For Friday, October 19th, 2018

Welcome to another Friday news round-up! This week we've got some great announcements that may make your next Walt Disney World vacation even more magical. To begin with the new daily ticket pricing is now in effect.

Friday News Round-up September 21st, 2018

Have you stayed in the know with all things Disney this week? Don't worry if you didn't have a chance, we're here with the Friday news round-up to bring you up to date!

Disney News Round-up For Friday, September 14th, 2018

It's been another busy week trying to keep up with following all things Disney. Here are a few bits of recent news we didn't want you to miss!

The Walt Disney Company tops Forbes' list of the World's Best Regarded Companies for 2018, moving up four spots from 2017, the first year that the rankings were compiled. Disney ranks No. 1, earning the highest marks among Forbes' 2018 Global 2000 companies.

Disney News Round-up: Ale & Compass Restaurant Now Open, Minnie Van Updates, and More

Happy day before Thanksgiving! If you're traveling today, here's to short lines at the airport and no traffic jams! If you're at home, we hope you're enjoying a great day. In today's round-up we're talking about the brand new Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, a new addition to the Minnie Van rotation, and more.

Disney Holiday News Round-up: Contemporary Gingerbread Display, Menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, and More!

The holidays are in full swing at Disney World and today's news round-up is full of holiday-themed news including details on the menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, gingerbread displays news, and much more! Let's dig in.

Disney News Round-up: Holiday Eats at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Houston Astros Celebrate at the Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another installment of our Disney news round-up. Today we have details on holiday eats including new treats at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the World Series celebration at the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

The Epcot International Festival of Holidays Begins November 19

We've been reporting on the upcoming holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort and today we have news about the renamed holiday festival at Epcot and what guests can expect when the festivities begin in November.

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.

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Chocolate Pecan Pie Bar At Frontera Cocina

Last week I shared my thoughts on the Hamilton County Pecan Pie from Art Smith's Homecoming Florida Kitchen. Today we pit Master Chef against Master Chef as we head deeper into Disney Springs discovering yet another take on this classic Southern - the Pecan Pie Bar at Frontera Cocina.

Art Smith’s Hamilton County Chocolate Pecan Pie

Is there anything more quintessentially southern than a pecan pie? This 19th century variant of classic chess pie is a special holiday favorite where pecan trees grow native. The turn of the millennium shook things up with pecan pie lovers creating several popular variants, such as chocolate and bourbon inspired pies. With the so many new restaurants that opened in Disney Springs recently, it's no surprise that pecan pie is showing up on menus.

Florida Sunshine In A Cup At Dockside Margaritas

Welcome back for more Friday cocktails! Man - we sure need it this week don't we? How many of you spent time this week wishing you could just run away to live in Walt Disney World? I know I did, and if I lived in Walt Disney World I know I'd spend a fair amount of time sipping cocktails in the sun. This week we're checking out some liquid Florida sunshine from Dockside Margaritas in the Marketplace at Disney Springs.

Greenhouse Guru Marketplace Booth at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

New this year at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is the Greenhouse Guru Marketplace Booth. This refreshing booth is sponsored by Florida local greenhouse, Village Farms, and offers one of the most anticipated Festival dishes in it's Duck Confit.

Inside A Disney Day Bag: Food & Wine Festival Pro

A few weeks back we started out looking at what's Inside A Disney Day Bag - Minimalist edition. Today, we're going to take a peek inside a bag specifically packed for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Now, honestly, the average person doesn't really need a special packing strategy for the festival.

What’s New To Eat At The 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The countdown continues with just 6 more days until the opening of the 21st Annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. Guests will be able to find plenty of the most popular dishes from past Festivals at 30 Global Marketplace Booths. Being served up along side the tried and true will be 32 new marketplace dishes and 49 new cocktails, beers, wines, and ciders!

Maple Bacon Cinnamon Roll at the End Zone Food Court

Did you all see the latest "What's New Around Walt Disney World" post over at the Disney Food Blog? I was casually scrolling through yesterday when suddenly what may be the most wonderful, indulgent, delicious breakfast food of all came up on my screen! Leave it to the DFB team to find the good stuff.

Grab & Go Delightful Doughnuts from Homecoming Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar

Don't have time to sit down for full service, but still want to taste some of Celebrity Chef Art Smith's down home cooking? Then slide on up to the outdoor Shine Bar at Homecoming Florida Kitchen, grab a drink and indulge in a little something to grab-and-go.

Drinking Absinthe at AbracadaBAR On Disney's BoardWalk

Absinthe is a mysterious drink steeped in legend and folklore, but was it the key to the disappearance of a secret club of magicians who once made their home on Disney's BoardWalk? According to The Boardwalk Bugle (hanging on a wall in the bar) on November 13, 1940 a group of BoardWalk illusionists and entertainers vanished into thin air right in this place - never to be heard from again.

The DFB Guide to the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival e-Book

Disney fans know the annual cycle that sweeps through the Disney Parks and brings fun changes and special events to put a cherry on the top of the seasons. Fall is my favorite, and I always know that it's time to start making my plan of attack for the spectacular Epcot International Food & Wine Festival when the Disney Food Blog publishes their ultimate guide to the festivities. Now is the time!