Mark Your Calendar! August 16th Reservations Open for Food & Wine Festival!

Sound the alarms! 7am on August 16th reservations will open for special events at the 16th annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. The festival runs September 30th to November 13th and offers something for every taste bud. The Food and Wine Festival brings foodies from all over the world to interact with celebrity chefs, join tastings, enjoy seminars and more.Certain special events are available at each festival and due to the popularity of each, reservations are … [Read more...]

Top 10 Irresistible Ice Cream Treats at the Disney Parks

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month (so proclaimed by President Reagan in 1984)? And National Ice Cream Day is the third Sunday in July which is today!It’s the perfect opportunity to daydream about our favorite ice cream treats at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. And while we love the simple, choco-dipped Mickey Mouse ice cream bar from a street cart, or a double-dipped cone, these are the treats that go far, far beyond – decadent and worth every … [Read more...]

Signature Dining at the Walt Disney World Resort

There is no denying the delight in Mickey waffles, Mickey shaped rice crispy treats and Mickey ice cream bars, but when it comes to dining at Walt Disney World, there are options for those with a bit more culinary prowess and its called signature dining.Signature dining offers a more expansive menu than you will find at table service restaurants; with appetizers, entrees and desserts that feature Chef’s specialities.If you are on the Disney dining plan, signature restaurants will take … [Read more...]

Disney World Food Cravings: Dad’s Traditional Meatloaf with Recipe

What is it? Dad's Traditional Meatloaf - a blend of beef and pork topped with tomato glaze, mashed potatoes, and green beansWhere can you get it? 50's Prime Time Cafe Disney Hollywood StudiosHow do I make it?Recipe:INGREDIENTS:2 lb ground beef 1 lb ground pork 4 eggs 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs ½ cup diced onions 1/4 cup diced green peppers 1/4 cup diced red peppers 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce Cracked black pepper to taste Kosher salt to taste ½ cup Meatloaf Glaze … [Read more...]

A Guide to Disney World Theme Park Restaurants

Eating around the world is a much easier task if "the world" is Walt Disney World Resort, home to more than 100 theme park and resort table-service restaurants. (Not to be confused with Drinking Around the World Showcase)At Disney World there are numerous sit-down theme park restaurants, guests can find a wide range of fare and flair, from sushi at Tokyo Dining at Epcot to meatloaf at the 50's Prime Time Cafe at Disney's Hollywood Studios.Fantasy Fare at Magic KingdomMeeting … [Read more...]

Hoop-Dee-Doo Review Dining Time Changes and Details

Those who feared the worst for the Hoop-Dee-Do Review, fear no more. Indeed the Hoop-Dee-Do Review is still in the Disney Dinner Show line up.Though Disney has been having technological difficulties making this popular dinner show available for booking it has been confirmed the show will go on!Currently, credit card payment (not hold) is required and will be billed at time of booking. This is due to a glitch in the system, which is currently being worked on. Disney Dining is hopeful that … [Read more...]

The Top 5 Disney World Table Service Restaurants – Name Them!

Now there's a challenge! It's really not fair to just list five restaurants because of the various types of table service restaurants available at Walt Disney World. It's also a matter of personal preference and depends greatly on your dining style and the mood of the moment. Let's look at the top five (at least based on my dining experience) in two groups - The more formal (mostly Disney Signature restaurants) and the more casual, just plain fun places to eat.I'll try to be somewhat general and … [Read more...]

Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort wins AAA Five Diamond Award

Once again, Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has been awarded the coveted AAA Five-Diamond Award, the highest AAA honor for a restaurant. This is the 11th year (first awarded in 2000), and V&A’s is the only restaurant in Central Florida and one of only three in Florida, along with L’Escalier and The Restaurant at the Four Seasons, both in Palm Beach. Only 55 restaurants made the 2011 list, including the U.S., Canada and Mexico.At the helm of Victoria … [Read more...]

Book Review – The Disney Food Blog Guide to WDW Dining

As many of you probably know, the Disney Food Blog is a beloved food blog for Disney fans.  AJ Wolfe, owner and writer of the DF Blog has created her own part of the cyber world that has many drooling and planning trips around foods she blogs about.  AJ knows food at Disney Parks better than most, probably including some of the chefs on property and has finally shared her knowledge in a portable e-book, The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining; Steps to a Stress-Free, Personalized Plan.The … [Read more...]

2011 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Details

This fall the World Showcase will host the 16th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. The food and wine festival is a popular event that celebrates your favorite culinary delights. If you have never experienced the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival here are some highlights that you can look forward to:Tasting of regional food, beer and wines around the World Showcase (there are approximately 25 kiosks offering foods from 6 continents). Participate in seminars and … [Read more...]