Victoria & Albert’s Once Again Receives AAA Five-Diamond Award

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For the 12th consecutive year, Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’ Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has been awarded the coveted AAA Five-Diamond Award. Victoria & Albert’s is the only restaurant in Orlando and one of only three in Florida to be honored with the highest accolade a restaurant can achieve.Victoria & Albert’s Chef Scott Hunnel has drawn national and international applause for his preparation and delivery of American regional cuisine with classical influences at … [Read more...]





Reservations Open Aug. 16 for Special Events for Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Set your alarm for 7 a.m. on Aug. 16, we have a special event you want to be sure not to miss at this year’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 30-Nov. 13 at Walt Disney World Resort. That’s when reservations open for ticketed culinary and beverage programs during the 16th annual food, wine, beer and cocktail extravaganza.Availability is limited! Do you have a favorite event you might recommend?First Bites Opening Reception (Sept. 29, 6:30-9 p.m.) “3D” Disney’s Dessert … [Read more...]





2011 Eat to the Beat Concert Series Lineup at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

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In case you missed the lineup of performers for the “Eat to the Beat” Concert Series at the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival we have it here. Look who’s coming – there will be several Grammy-winning artists and some new acts for music lovers. This year’s schedule (subject to change) includes:Taylor Dayne: 9/30-10/2/11 38 Special: 10/3-5/11 Jon Secada: 10/6-7/11 Roger Hodgson formerly of Supertramp: 10/8-9/11 Billy Ocean: 10/10-12/11 Starship starring Mickey … [Read more...]





Disneyland Quick Tips: Disneyland Dining

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Today in my Quick Tip I want to discuss the difference in Dining between parks. Disneyland Dining is completely different from Walt Disney World.  It's more like a voucher system where you can use the cash value (except for snacks).You get 1 Character meal a $15 meal voucher ($10 for children) and a snack per day.  So you can use the Character meal vouchers (the 3-day dining plan has 3 resort Character meals and that's just too much sometimes) at other restaurants like Blue Bayou or … [Read more...]





Disney World Quick Tip: Dining without Reservations

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If you look around the Disney community, you'll hear a lot about dining reservations and dining planning.  For most guests, the rich variety and quality of food options available on property are an important part of their vacation, and dedicated planners take advantage of the 180 day reservation window to try to secure their restaurant of choice.But what if you aren't one of those planners?  What if your plans change?  What if you can't get the Le Cellier reservation you wanted?  Is there … [Read more...]