Best Eats (and Drinks) at the 2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

It may have been 20 years since Epcot hosted its very first Food & Wine Festival, but one thing is for sure: this annual event has not gotten old!  With new booths like Chew Lab, Cheese Studio, Sustainable Chew, and Wine Studio, along with the return of old favorites like the Dominican Republic, Disney sure knows how to keep things fresh.  So on one Saturday afternoon, this blogger went eating and drinking around the world (hey, someone had to make the sacrifice for this article) to bring … [Read more...]

Tables in Wonderland Price Increase Started Yesterday

To go along with the increase in price to the Annual Passes at both Disney World and Disneyland, now Tables in Wonderland will see an increase as well. The new price for DVC and Annual Passholders is now $150.00, the new price for Florida Residents is $175.00. That is a $50 price increase!!!In case you were wondering, Tables in Wonderland is a program that gives you a 20% discount at certain Disney World Restaurants. Now you will have to spend around $750 in Food & Alcohol to break even … [Read more...]

Pumpkin-licious Disney Desserts! (Take 3) Pumpkin Muffins

I don't know about you, but to me, muffins are just plain delicious and when we are talking about pumpkin muffins it's simply a touchdown of taste!  Nothing says fall better than the enticing aroma of pumpkin and spice and this recipe has it all!  Straight from Disney to your kitchen, this recipe is sure to be a winner!  A new fall tradition is about to be born!This delicious muffin is loaded with pumpkin flavor and includes a smattering of plump, tasty golden raisins and is topped with the … [Read more...]

Why You Should Consider An “Adults Only” Trip To Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World has a reputation for being the ultimate Theme Park experience for kids and families – and it really is! But the truth is – it’s not just for kids – ADULTS can have a blast at WDW too! In fact, some of the best times I have had at Disney have been with just my husband and myself, enjoying a “kid’s” paradise from an adult’s point of view! Taking an “adults only” WDW trip is something you should start planning like NOW. WHY, you might ask? Well, here are a few reasons:The … [Read more...]

Don’t miss these special amenities for Chase Card Members at the Food & Wine Festival

Heading to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival? Got a Chase credit card? You don't want to miss out on all the fun events and amenities for Chase Credit Card members. Here is what is available for you.The Chase lounge, located on the third floor of the American Adventure Pavilion within the Epcot World Showcase, will be open daily during the Festival from 11 a.m. until Park close. This is a great place to cool off with free Coke drinks or you can pay for a few alcoholic beverages, cell phone … [Read more...]

Pumpkin-licious Disney Desserts! (Take 2) Pumpkin Twists

If you liked out last recipe, Pumpkin Cheesecake, then you are going to love the the second recipe in this pumpkin-licious series...Pumpkin Twists!  These crispy, flaky pastries melt in your mouth with an amazing pumpkin filling and are a fall staple on the west coast!  They are perfectly portable so you can walk and munch at the same time, never missing a beat!  You can normally find these tasting little temptations at Troubadour Tavern, Maurice's Treats and Cozy Cone Motel (the first 2 at … [Read more...]

American Q Oktoberfest: It’s Time For Brews & BBQ at the B Resort & Spa

Oktoberfest is here, and what better way to celebrate than with barbecue and pairings of beer? For the month of October American Q, located at the B Resort & Spa near Disney Springs is offering up a prix fixe of festival-themed fare.Join them for bites of house-made Pretzel Bread, Beer Cheese, Bratwurst and Sauerbraten, all paired up with seasonal sips of Brooklyn Brewery Octoberfest, Dogfish Head Punkin Ale and Orlando Brewing Grateful Pumpkin.American Q’s Oktoberfest menu is … [Read more...]

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Returns for the 6th Year

From October 30 – 31, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will celebrate their 6th year featuring global culinary specialties at the Epcot Resort Area hotel, with more than 40 food and wine stations, 10 food and wine seminars and the opportunities to meet the award-winning chefs behind featured culinary masterpieces.Guests will delight in numerous opportunities to sip and savor along the hotel’s causeway all weekend while enjoying live entertainment, and even some … [Read more...]

Pumpkin-licious Disney Desserts! Try the Pumpkin Cheesecake

Now that fall is in the air, it's time to celebrate with foods of the season!  What better way to celebrate than with delicious pumpkin desserts straight from the Disney kitchens?!  This is the first of five recipes that will highlight the amazing flavors of fall, bringing a little Disney right to your table!The first recipe is Pumpkin Cheesecake!  This tasty little treat was a big hit last year on the west coast appearing at a number of locations in Disney's California Adventure, Disneyland … [Read more...]

Morimoto Asia is Open at Disney Springs

To the pounding rhythms of the Japanese drums and the ceremonial breaking of the sake barrel, Morimoto Asia – the first-ever collaboration between Patina Restaurant Group and Japanese master chef Masaharu Morimoto -- opened to a media preview Tuesday at Disney Springs, a reimagined shopping-dining-entertainment district at The Walt Disney World Resort. The event featured culinary displays from Iron Chef Morimoto that included breaking down a 100lb Hawaiian big eye tuna that was used as part of a … [Read more...]