Good Eats – Best Breakfast Item at Tusker House

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and finding a good breakfast at Walt Disney World isn't all that hard.  But finding something a little less traditional than eggs, bacon and Mickey waffles might be a bit more of a challenge.  That is why I love Tusker House.  The breakfast menu is anything but traditional and very memorable!The best breakfast item at the Tusker House is the Cheese Blintz with the Fruit Compote!  What is a Cheese Blintz you say? They are an egg based pancake … [Read more...]

Good Eats: The Best Prime Rib at Disneyland


One stop we enjoy on our Disneyland trip is at the Storyteller's Cafe for dinner on their nights with prime rib.  Something about Disney just makes prime rib taste even better!  So far, we've gone on Fridays and it's been there, but since we haven't been back in a while, I can only suggest that you check first!We went once for a birthday dinner and another time just for fun.  There are always so many other options, but it just doesn't feel right if we don't go on a night with prime … [Read more...]

Good Eats – Cheese Plate at California Grille

Dear California Grill Cheese Plate:I love you!Love, The Disney Diva.You already know I'm obsessed with Walt Disney World food. This "Favorite Thing" is one of the reasons why.Last June my husband and I took a "grown ups only"  trip to Disney World for our 10th anniversary where we enjoyed our first meal at California Grill on the 15th floor of the Contemporary Resort. On impulse (okay, perhaps it was the wine) I decided to order a cheese plate off the menu.And then, my dear … [Read more...]

What’s On the Menu At Laniwai?


Disney has opened the doors to the first phase of construction on Aulani, the newest Disney Destination that's offering you a tropical escape in Hawaii.Aside from the gorgeous architecture, breathtaking landscape, prime location on Ko 'Olina and multiple excursions offerings, Aulani boasts an 18,000 square foot spa named Laniwai. Laniwai has a wide variety of treatments ranging from "minnie me treatments" (for ages 12 and under), Painted Sky Salon (a teen's only portion of the spa) and a … [Read more...]

Good Eats – Best Cheeseburger at Pecos Bill

Pecos burger

When Chip asked us to write about a good Disney dining experience or what we think is a “best” food at Walt Disney World, I started thinking of all the great steaks I have had at Le Cellier and the wonderful dessert at ‘Ohana, but then I decided not to write about those. One reason is that I have written about them before, but the other reason is that when it comes right down to it, I prefer a delicious burger to just about any other food.When I was growing up my daddy would always say, “You … [Read more...]

New Eats and Treats at the Magic Kingdom

New eats and treats are making their way through the menus in the Magic Kingdom. In the eats departmentCosmic Rays Starlight Cafe (Tomorrowland) is serving 1/3 pound angus burger, beef salad, vegetable sandwich, turkey sandwich, deluxe chili dog and gelato.Columbia Inn Harbor House (Liberty Square) is offering baked salmon with couscous, lobster roll, broccoli peppercorn salad and steamed fresh broccoli.Also changing, the price of soda (a.k.a. "pop" for those of us from the … [Read more...]

Good Eats! Boma – Flavors of Africa with recipes


One of my favorite table service restaurants is Boma – Flavors of Africa, which can be found at my favorite resort, the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Breakfast here is standard fare, but dinner time comes alive with a traditional African buffet that is full of authentic flavors and tempting varieties. To me, the dark wood and low lighting of the Animal Kingdom Lodge is so inviting and comfortable. I love the ambiance as well as the food, service and unique Disney style found here.Boma is a … [Read more...]

Top 5 Best Things About Disney’s Wilderness Lodge


Wilderness Lodge is a popular, deluxe resort at Walt Disney World. Since it opened in 1994, guests have been enjoying this adventurous yet noble resort and all of its offerings. While there is a lot to see, do, and appreciate about Wilderness Lodge, check out my top 5 best things about this fantastic Disney resort!1. Theme-Part of Wilderness Lodge's appeal is its Pacific Northwest theme. When  you stay or visit Wilderness Lodge, you truly feel as if you have left central Florida for a … [Read more...]

Kakigori Cart Expands with Savory, Sweet Bites

On a hot afternoon, nothing is better than a shaved ice, or kakigori, from the little cart in front of the Japan pavilion at Epcot. A brain freeze is inevitable as we slurp the icy, sweet treat.Now the cart, just reopened this week, has as new name – Kabuki Cafe – and new tastes, the kind of satisfying nibbles you can eat and still stroll. The shaved ice still is there, but now the menu includes edamame (steamed soybeans in the pod) and meal-in-a-bowl miso soup, plus sweet plum wine and … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – Strawberry Shortcake with Recipe


Where is it? Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Review - Fort Wilderness Campground, Walt Disney WorldWhat is it?  Delectably rich Strawberry Shortcake, loaded with strawberries and topped with creamy whipped topping.Why you want it? It’s yummy deliciousness in a cold metal bowl. It’s been one of my favorite desserts since I was a child. What’s the best thing about it? They sing the “Strawberry Shortcake” song to let you know it’s comin’, and they’ll keep bringin’ ya more until you’re … [Read more...]