Disney World Quick Tips – Signature Restaurants And Maximizing The Dining Plan

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We are huge fans of the Signature restaurants at Walt Disney World. The free dining offer available for at least the first 9 months of 2011 (with some blackouts) is an opportunity to take advantage of these restaurants at an absolutely minimal cost.You can upgrade the free dining offer from the Disney Dining Plan to the Deluxe Dining Plan for $33 per adult per day. That may seem like a lot but let's look at the differences between the plans:DELUXE PLAN -Three Table Service Credits … [Read more...]



23 Questions With Cat Cora from D23

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The Muppets and celebrity chef Cat Cora add flavor to Disney Online's two new cooking shows, Hasty Tasty Cooking Tips and The Muppets Kitchen.tart with a handful of Cat Cora's signature family-style dishes. Add a dash of Muppet madness. Place on the Internet to serve. That's the recipe Disney Online has followed in dishing up a full menu of episodes for their two new cooking shows, Hasty Tasty Cooking Tips and The Muppets Kitchen. The online webisodes, which run on Disney.com and … [Read more...]



Taste of Spain from Barcelona, Spain at Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival

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The Taste of Spain included Serrano Ham, Chorizo, Manchego cheese, Green Olives and Tomato Bread. I hate to say this, but this was my least favorite of all of the items that I tried. The ham and Chorizo (a type of sausage) was very fatty and chewy.However, the Chorizo did have a deep flavor and a nice kick from the paprika. The olives were nothing more than what you can purchase at any grocery store. The Manchego cheese was the best part, but I really like that style of cheese.It … [Read more...]



Cupcake Store opens in Downtown Disney

This article comes to us from Sarah Tully at the OC Register.The Cupcake Store is back selling treats in Downtown Disney. But it has yet to settle into a permanent spot.The Mission Viejo-based business opened in a white kiosk near ESPN Zone on Oct. 16. But the store plans to move later this year into custom-built kiosk near Kitson Kids, said Betsy Sanchez, a Disneyland Resort spokeswoman.The store temporarily sold cupcakes from the same location during the holiday season last … [Read more...]



The Magic of Dining in Walt Disney World

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Typically in Walt Disney World the park attractions are what most people focus on the most. It's so easy to overlook all the wonderful dining locations while you are running from one thing to the next in the the most magical place on earth! Riding the Tower of Terror is exciting (its my most favorite ride in all of Walt Disney World!) but eventually all that running around catches up with you and we all need to stop once in a while to eat.One of the wonderful things about all the dining … [Read more...]