Whatever happened to… Figaro Fries???

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Whatever happened to Figaro Fries? You know... Disney World fries, topped with bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and drowned in ranch sauce. Figaro Fries are one of the the many secrets of the Magic Kingdom, and could only be found at PinocchioVillage Haus in Fantasyland.One our last trip I was surprised to find out that the Figaro Fries were removed from the menu on May 1st, 2008 and replaced with loaded fries, consisting of fries topped with cheese and bacon.It's just … [Read more...]





Is Disney Brining Back Free Dining?

I don't know about you but both my email box and postal mail box has been filling up with Disney Offers or Pin Codes. With a Walt Disney World vacation in the works the marketing team at Disney must have my number.One of the best promotions in my opinion is the Free Dining Offer. I was sad when I heard last year that they were discontinuing it. For my family is had the best savings even over Kids Stay and Play Free Promotion.With the free dining no longer on the table or so I thought I … [Read more...]





Anytime is a good time to eat at Chef Mickey’s

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On our most recent DisneyWorld vacation we had the opportunity to experience Chef Mickey's not once but twice. We ate here for Breakfast and ventured in for Dinner as well. While the food is as different as night and day the experience was not. Like a cool breeze from an ice old AC unit on a hot summers day both meals were quite refreshing and extraordinary in their own individual way. Come with me as we journey to the Contemporary Resort and a little restaurant called Chef Mickey's.Chef … [Read more...]





Adventureland’s El Pirata Y El Perico renamed Tortuga Tavern

Crew Roster inside Adventurland's Tortuga Tavern, Magic Kingdom

El Pirata Y el Perico, the Magic Kingdom quick-service restaurant in Adventureland, has been renamed Tortuga Tavern. The name reflects Disney’s popular “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise, and refers to the 17th century pirate stronghold mentioned in the movies. Tortuga Tavern is located across from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, which was the inspiration for the films. The key elements in El Pirata’s transformation to Tortuga Tavern include a new color scheme and design elements, … [Read more...]





ADRs: Changing Them While You’re at Disney World is as Easy as 1,2,3

If you are like many folks planning a visit to Walt Disney World, you have probably spent a great deal of time thinking about your meals: what restaurants your family will enjoy, whether you will do any character meals, what time(s) you will want to eat if you are making Advanced Dining Reservations (ADRs), and that doesn’t even take into consideration figuring out how much your dining will actually cost.So with all that planning, what happens if those plans change…while you are at Disney … [Read more...]