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Exciting Food News from the Walt Disney World Resort

There was quite a bit of exciting news coming out of Walt Disney World this week and some of that news had to do with food. Not only do we have an opening date for Tiffins at Disney's Animal Kingdom but we also have news about a few new spots at Disney Springs. Read on to find out more!

Writer’s Stop to Remain Open for a Little Longer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The popular Writer's Stop at Disney's Hollywood Studios is reportedly not closing on April 2 with the majority of the Streets of America. According to several reports, the coffee shop will become the Sci-Fi Dine-In Lounge on April 3.

New Nighttime Event at the Magic Kingdom and a New Room Discount for this Summer

There's a brand-new nighttime event coming to the Magic Kingdom for a limited time this spring, and Disney recently announced a new summer vacation deal that includes a limited edition MagicBand! Read on to find out about these stories and more.

Characters from ‘Zootopia’ Coming to Walt Disney World, Water Tower Installed at Disney Springs, and More

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort soon there are several exciting things happening including new characters coming to the Magic Kingdom and an extension of same-day reservations at a new table service restaurants. Read on to find out more!

Thirty New Tenants Announced for Disney Springs Include New Shops and Restaurants

Disney Springs is quickly becoming a go-to destination for high-end shopping and dining. And now, Disney has announced that 30 new tenants are coming to Disney Springs this spring including kate spade new york, Sephora, Lacoste, and more.

Exciting Food News at the Walt Disney World Resort

There's some really exciting food news coming out of the Walt Disney World Resort this week. A Magic Kingdom restaurant is offering table service dining during the busy spring season, cupcakes are coming to Disney Springs, and so much more.

What to Do on a Non-Park Day this Spring at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort this spring and you're looking for something to do on a non-park day, we have a few ideas. Spring Training has started at the ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex, plus Disney Springs has some fun alternatives to the theme parks.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Sweet Treats at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're lucky enough to be spending Valentine's Day at the Walt Disney World Resort you'll find a delicious selection of treats for you and your sweetie to share. Valentine-themed treats are available at the theme parks and Disney Springs.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Merchandise Events for February

February might be the shortest month of the year but the Walt Disney World Resort has a full slate of special merchandise events planned. Guests will have a chance to check out these events at Epcot, Disney Springs, and Disney's Hollywood Studios.

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Souvenir Sensation: Lavender Bundles From L'OCCITANE At Disney Springs

I'm sort of a sucker for souvenirs with a cause, be it MagicBead rolled paper jewelry from Hollywood Studios, or Djembe Drums from Animal Kingdom, if I can do good in the world and bring home a great gift, I'm totally in. On a recent trip I discovered that one of the new shops at Disney Springs is home to great gifts that support one of my favorite things in the world - Lavender.

Inside A Two Bedroom Villa At Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa is a sprawling complex that sits across Village Lake from Disney Springs. Designed to evoke the late-1800s' New York retreat famous for its spas and horse racing. Pastel colored buildings dot the waterside amid the vibrant green of Disney's Buena Vista Golf Course. While some guests feel it lacks a strong theme, I find its charm drawing me back again and again.

Indulge In A Watermelon Pink Flamingo At The Frontera Cocina Bar

It's cocktail Friday again, so let's indulge in another treat from one of the great Bars at Disney Springs. While Frontera Cocina is gaining a reputation for delicious, authentic Mexican food from Mast Chef Rick Bayless. No reservations are taken for the bar so we walked on in to check out the drink menu and wet our whistle.

Top 5 Spots for Mexican Food at Walt Disney World

We like our top 5 lists here at WDW for Grownups and today we're going to check out our top five favorite spots for Mexican food (and drinks!) when you're at Disney World. The majority of the locations (four out of five) are located in Epcot, but you'll also want to drop by Disney Springs.

Blaze Fast Fired Pizza at Disney Springs

Amongst the recent dining additions at Disney Springs is a quick service spot to stop by for a perfect pizza pie made just for you. Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza is serving up custom-built artisanal pizzas, and freshly made gourmet salads that suit each guests taste. While Blaze is a chain fast-casual restaurant, it makes for a great fit at Disney Springs.

Top 10 Bakeries and Candy Shops at Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort is home to so much wonderful and delicious food choices at kiosks, bakeries, candy shops, and restaurants that it is a daunting task to narrow things down to a top 10 list. However, we're always up for a challenge here at Grownups, so this week we're taking on the bakeries and candy shops at Disney World and naming our top 10.

Shine Bar Cocktail: Fig And Berries

Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar is without a doubt one of knock-out new additions to Disney Springs. It doesn't matter if you are eating a full meal at the table service, or grabbing something from the take out window, guests of Chef Art's get a warm Southern welcome and an exceptional meal. Today we're taking a look at one of the fabulous cocktails being served up at the Shine Bar, the Fig and Berries.

Spend Some Leisure Time At Walt Disney World

Time and time again I hear travelers talk about how exhausted they are when they return from a Walt Disney World vacation. "I need a vacation from my vacation" they tell me. I get it. It costs a lot of money to go to Disney, and you want to get your moneys worth. But this is your vacation, and if you try to squeeze everything into one trip you are likely to come home stressed and exhausted. Here are a few tips and ideas to help you slow down at Disney while still making the most of every day.

Joffery’s Tea Treaders Café at Disney Springs

Update 10/18: While this location still offers a selection of Joffery's Tea, it is now more focused on coffee drinks.

Disney fans are known to be passionate about their coffee, and over the past several years Disney has really stepped up their java game by creating partnerships with both Starbucks and Joffey's. Both companies also has significant interests in the tea trade, and guests at Disney Springs are welcome to explore the world of the leaf at Joffery's Tea Treaders Cafe.