Huge Success at the 3rd Annual Latin Food and Wine Festival


As Hispanic Heritage Month came to an end this week, thousands gathered for the 3rd Annual Latin Food and Wine Festival, hosted by Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO). Disney proudly served as the presenting sponsor for the event and supports the HCCMO as a 2011 Trustee.The two-day event began on Friday with Savor the Night, an evening filled with food, wine, signature drinks, silent auction, and entertainment. The sold-out event welcomed 300 guests on the rooftop of the … [Read more...]

Adult “Treats” at Walt Disney World


Halloween is approaching and Tricks and Treats are everywhere you turn! Most adults I know aren’t so much into traditional “Tricks or Treats”, but I think they can all agree that when at Disney World, its important to “Treat” yourself to something awesome. Try some of these activities that are sure to be a treat any time of the year:Victoria and Alberts: Splurge on this 6 course meal where wine pairings are made from an award winning cellar. The wine isn’t the only thing winning awards here … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – Vegetable Potato Strudel

Vegetable-Potato Strudel

Where to find it: Coral Reef Restaurant in EpcotWhat is it? A phyllo pastry with mashed potatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, squash, carrots, and red peppers. It is accompanied by a tomato compote with basil oil.Why you want it: This is a new addition to the menu at Coral Reef and a welcome one in my option. Our server said it had been getting great reviews and it gets another one from me. I wasn’t a fan of the tomato compote but overall the  flavors worked well together and it is one of my … [Read more...]

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Review – France


This picture and review comes to us from Chip and Co fan Nick who was able to dine around the World Showcase and take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the 16th Annual Food & Wine Festival.Thanks Nick!Here is his review of the France Booth: I loved the Escargots Persillade en Brioche. All I could taste was the bread, but it was terrific. The Creme Brulee au Chocolat au Lait was not as flavorful as I'd hoped. Related articlesEpcot Food & Wine Festival Food Review … [Read more...]

With the Help of Ocean Spray, Gary Walks Guests Through the Cranberry Bog at Epcot


A new feature of the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is letting guests get “bogged” down during a visit to the park. (And that’s a good thing!). Our friends at Ocean Spray have brought a cranberry bog display to the event as part of their ongoing commitment to educate consumers about the taste, health and heritage of the cranberry. And it’s quite fitting as we enter the fall season when cranberries are a big part of many family holiday dinners.Today, our “Cranberry Correspondent” … [Read more...]