2014 Mahaloween Luau at the Disneyland Resort

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September 29 I attended a really interesting event at Disneyland Resort called the Mahaloween Luau.  It was held at the Disneyland Hotel outside of Trader Sam's and the Tangaroa Terrace on the patio.  There were 5 one-hour seatings with a maximum of 100 people per seating.  The cost was $125 per person and it was touted as a way for a limited number of people to " have the pleasure of this kooky seasonal party that includes beverages and eats, live music and insider info with Imagineers and … [Read more...]





Visiting the new & improved Club 33 at the Disneyland Resort

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 While I was at the Mahaloween Luau last month (September 29) at the Disneyland Hotel, I received a surprise message on my phone asking if I would like to go to Club 33 for lunch or dinner with my girls that same week!  Are you kidding me?  Club 33 was on my bucket list as a huge Disneyland fan and I was always thinking of ways to find someone who was a member that could make a reservation for me!  I gratefully answered that I would love to and that lunch would be better for us, as I … [Read more...]





Walt Disney World Planning – ADR’s For First Timers

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So you’ve gone ahead and booked your first WDW trip – congrats! Once your trip is about 6 months away, you’ll need to make your Advance Dining Reservations (or ADR’s in Disney-speak!) for your table service meals. But if you have no clue where to begin, fear not – as it is easier than you think! Here’s a guide to picking out your ADR’s that should help you get startedThe ADR: A Quick Rundown – So ok – what exactly does ADR mean anyway? An Advanced Dining Reservation or ADR basically is a … [Read more...]





Thanksgiving and Christmas Menus at Emeril’s Tchoup Chop and Emeril’s Orlando

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With the Holiday’s quickly approaching, we were able to get out hands on the Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day specials for Emeril’s Tchoup Chop and Emeril’s Orlando.Emeril’s Tchoup Chop Thanksgiving – http://www.emerilsrestaurants.com/article/spend-thanksgiving-us-emerils-tchoup-chopEmeril’s Orlando Thanksgiving – http://www.emerilsrestaurants.com/article/spend-thanksgiving-us-emerils-orlandoEmeril’s Tchoup Chop Christmas – … [Read more...]





Trattoria al Forno opening soon at Disney’s BoardWalk — Reservations Open October 21

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Trattoria al Forno is set to open on December 18th in the old Kouzzina location. The new restaurant at Disney’s BoardWalk that will showcase classic Italian cuisine including handcrafted mozzarella made daily, fresh cavatelli pasta and pizzas baked in wood-burning ovens.Open daily for breakfast and dinner, with reservations starting October 21, Chef Dee Foundoukis and her team in Trattoria al Forno’s kitchen are creating a true taste of all of Italy’s diverse regions.Trattoria al Forno … [Read more...]