New A La Carte Dinner Menu at Makahiki at Aulani

Guests at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, head to Makahiki for breakfast and dinner, where the buffet stretches with dozens of global tastes. At breakfast, you can have all-American eggs and toast, or a taste of the islands with miso soup with dried seaweed and pickled vegetables. The dinner buffet is equally interesting, from fresh seafood to roast chicken, fried noodles, nishime (Japanese vegetable stew) and roasted veggies.The new a la carte dinner menu is a nice combo of tastes, from … [Read more...]

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Features Landscape of Flavors Food Court

“Better-for-you” options at five mini shops serving breakfast, lunch and dinner is the theme of the Landscape of Flavors food court at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. The new restaurant will be adjacent to the lobby. “The idea is that you customize your choices,” says Chef Ed Wronski, Director, Food & Beverage Concept Development, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “From burgers to pasta, salads, ethnic flavors, omelets, even parfaits and gelatos, everything is made fresh as you … [Read more...]

5 Often Overlooked Quick Service Restaurants

Often overlooked these Quick Service restaurants are a hidden gem at the Walt Disney World Theme park!There are two different types of dining at Disney World: table service and quick service. Table service restaurants are dining destinations that offer either buffets or served meals with appetizers, main courses, desserts, and service.Meanwhile, quick service restaurants are set up like cafeterias offering quick, but tasty, menus where you pretty much serve yourself. However, quick … [Read more...]

Top 3 Snacks at Magic Kingdom

Been awhile since lunch and too early for dinner? Snack time! There’s one thing you definitely won’t have to worry about on a Disney trip—going hungry. In fact, there are so many options, it’s often hard to choose. Some fan favorites, like the Mickey Premium Bar ice cream treats, are available pretty much anywhere on property. Other goodies can be found only at select locations. Here are our top three snack picks at Magic Kingdom:1)      This relatively new treat debuted just last year an … [Read more...]

Top 10 Romantic Walt Disney World Restaurants

Holding hands over a table in a quiet restaurant while you savor a delicious meal with the one you love...sounds perfect, right? Who wouldn't want that while on vacation, especially since for a lot of people romance and spending time with your significant other is the main point of going on vacation in the first place!Walt Disney World isn't always the first place people think of when it comes to 'romantic vacation getaways', and what people don't realize is they really DO cater to adults … [Read more...]

Top 10 Table Service Meals at the WDW Parks

Having a delicious meal at a sit-down restaurant is the perfect way to decompress after a long day of touring the Walt Disney World Parks. Luckily, you don't have to go too far to get the relaxation you deserve - WDW has plenty of table service restaurants located throughout all of the 4 Theme Parks , and here are the Top 10:1.Hollywood Brown Derby- Modeled after the original Hollywood restaurant, this spot is classy and classic . It's fun to check out all the star's charicatures on the … [Read more...]

Some of our Favorite Hot Dogs at Walt Disney World Resort

This year, the trend is designer hot dogs. Don't believe me check out Sonic and all their delicious dogs! This trend is way beyond the old-fashioned frankfurter with a splash of mustard and ketchup.Here are some of our favorite finds at Walt Disney World. Have you tried any of these meals in a bun?At Fairfax Fare at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, check out the dog topped with mac ‘n cheese and a drizzle of truffle oil. Or the one with barbecued pork and slaw (a version is also served at … [Read more...]

What is a Signature Restaurant?

There are 139 restaurants at Walt Disney World Resort. While many offer unique dining experiences featuring Character appearances and/or distinctively themed décor, only a handful are considered Signature Dining experiences.Signature Dining restaurants provide unparalleled cuisine in upscale, elegant surroundings, sampling only the finest fare Disney chefs can prepare. Each meal includes an entrée, dessert and non-alcoholic beverage. Children’s menus are available. If you are on the Disney … [Read more...]

Where To Find The Best Character Meals At The Disney World Resorts

When it comes to choosing where to eat at Walt Disney World, for many the answer is obvious - Character Meals! Dining with characters can be fun, and not to mention convenient - where else can you enjoy yummy food while getting to meet multiple characters?Below are some "must do" character meals, the top 3 in popularity, each for their own unique reasons:Chef Mickey's - Head on over to The Contemporary Resort for breakfast or dinner, where you can enjoy American fare (like mickey … [Read more...]

Earl of Sandwich Joins Downtown Disney District

Disneyland Resort today announced that Earl of Sandwich will open a new location at Downtown Disney in early summer 2012. The restaurant will offer guests a unique, casual-quick dining option while visiting Downtown Disney.“We pride ourselves in giving our guests a unique experience at Downtown Disney through different retail and food offerings,” said Tony Bruno, vice president of Resort Hotels and Downtown Disney. “This will be the only Earl of Sandwich in California and it is sure to be a … [Read more...]