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 World Quick Tips – Disney Food for Less

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Planning, Budgeting, and Saving for Walt Disney World Vacations are a way of life at the Chip and Co Household. I am constantly looking for ways to save some extra money so I can make yet another trip to our home away from home.Today I am going to teach you some Quick Tips and tricks to really maximize your money while still taking full advantage of the food at the Walt Disney World Resort.We all love Kona Cafe. I for one fell in love with Tonga Toast. But did you know just downstairs … [Read more...]





HGTV Seminars at 16th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 30-Nov. 13

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Seven popular HGTV celebrities will offer the inside scoop on home entertaining at weekend seminars during the 45-day Epcot International Food & Wine Festival running Sept. 30-Nov. 13.  Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the festival a top HGTV personality will appear at The Festival Center in Future World to share his or her own secrets to throwing a perfect party.“Design stars from the network will talk about home entertaining,” said Michael Jenner, festival manager. “Think about the … [Read more...]





Fall Free Dining Coming August 3?

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We've been a little mum about free dining around here, mostly because we haven't heard any credible rumors until now and we didn't want to put anything out that might have you coming toward us swinging pitchforks and Mickey bars if we were wrong.  However, we've been seeing this one popping up all over, and we thought we would share it.  Here are the details:Bookings Between August 3, 2011 - December 17, 2011 Travel DatesOctober 2, 2011 - October 8, 2011 October 23, 2011 - November … [Read more...]





Disney Food Confession – Kalua Pork Slider

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Where is it? - Hawaii tasting marketplace at the 16th Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival running Sept. 30-Nov. 13 at Walt Disney World Resort.What is it? - The Kalua Pork Slider (not the liqueur Kahlua but the Kalua barbecue method of cooking.Why you want it? - Cause it's heaven on a bun!Photo Credit Matt Stroshane  … [Read more...]