Taking on the Beaches and Cream Kitchen Sink

When we visited Beaches and Cream at Disney’s Beach Club Resort for the first time last year we were instantly in awe of those that ordered the Kitchen Sink. To say that it is huge is an understatement. Drew and I knew that there was no way that we could ever tackle such a challenge on our own. Luckily when we visited again in September we had back up.A friend and fellow blogger was vacationing at Disney the same week so we made plans to meet up and have a late lunch at Beaches and Cream. … [Read more...]

Plenty of Delicious Dining Options Offer Something for Every Guest at Disneyland Resort

From fast-casual fare to haute cuisine, the menu of dining options at Disneyland Resort offers something for every guest. Here, morning pancakes with Minnie Mouse are as celebrated as the spectacular creations at Napa Rose restaurant.“We offer innovative cuisine from our award-winning chefs that match our guests’ desire for elegant dining,” said Michele Gendreau, director, Food & Beverage, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “But you can still find the Disneyland classics, from the Café … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confessions – Mickey Mousse Dome with Recipe

What is it? Mickey Mousse DomeWhy you want it? Chocolate Overload in the shape of Mickey Mouse!Where can you get it? Chef Mickey's at the Contemporary ResortRecipe:Ingredients 2 cups chilled heavy cream 4 large egg yolks 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 package of gelatin, bloomed 7 ounces fine-quality bittersweet chocolate (not unsweetened), choppedGarnish: Two Chocolate Coins and Oreo CookiesSpecial equipment: an instant-read thermometerMethod of … [Read more...]

The “Comforts of Home” are never far away at Disney World

A vacation to Walt Disney World is a great time to be adventurous and try new and exciting things. For many of us, that's the best part of a vacation....but not everyone feels that way. Humans are creatures of habit, and we like our routines. Luckily, WDW recognizes this, and has built not only a beautiful resort, but a true "home away from home" for everyone to enjoy.Food is a big thing when you're away from home - I know I LOVE trying new WDW restaurants, but I know that by about my 3rd … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcake

Where to find it: Starring Rolls Cafe at Disney’s Hollywood Studios What is it? A chocolate cupcake with peanut butter filling, peanut butter icing, and chocolate shavings.Why you want it: It is moist chocolate cake with peanut butter icing that is not too sweet, big enough to share, and a great use of a snack credit. It also keeps really well so if you have a refrigerator in your room you can enjoy your leftover cupcake later in the week or like me, when you get home from vacation. … [Read more...]

Downtown Disney Cupcake Showdown: Candy Cauldron vs. BabyCakes NYC

On my latest trip to Walt Disney World, I decided to put two very different types of cupcakes to the taste test while at Downtown Disney (DTD).Call it a cupcake challenge. Or even the Downtown Disney Cupcake Showdown, if you will. I ate, side by side, one Candy Cauldron seasonal cupcake and one DTD BabyCakes NYC cupcake, the vegan and gluten-, dairy-, egg-free baked goods store.To give each cupcake a fair taste test, I chose two different flavors. That way, I could evaluate each cupcake … [Read more...]

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Review – Desserts and Champagne

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 Desserts and Champagne Booth: We had the Desert Trio of Lemon Chiffon, White Chocolate Macadamia Mousse, and Tres Leches Verrine, and I would recommend all three highly. Stay Tuned to more reviews all week long! Related articlesEpcot Food … [Read more...]

Healthy Eating options for Adults at Disney World

Healthy Eating options for Adults at Disney World Walt Disney World is famous for many things – one of them being its FOOD. They really work hard on creating unique and delicious dining experiences for all of their guests, and in my opinion, they do a great job of it!I don’t know about you, but I tend to eat pretty healthy at home – lots of vegetables and fruits, and not a lot of fried food. Luckily, Disney understands this and offers a lot of both the amazing-but-not-good-for-you stuff, as … [Read more...]

Downtown Disney: 5 Snacks Worth a Visit

When I'm visiting Walt Disney World (WDW) one of my hobbies is snacking. (It's my trip – I can call eating a hobby, right?) And WDW offers plenty of tasty Disney snacks to satisfy the rumbly in my tumbly.Now, many guests think of the theme parks when the Disney snack attack hits. But Downtown Disney (DTD) has its own special treats, things that aren't found anywhere else at WDW (although they may be found other places).So, to avoid appearing like too much of a glutton, here are 5 snacks … [Read more...]

Disney World Food Review – The Good, the Bad, and the YUM!

My family and I live for the food at Disney World. When planning our vacation most of our entire trip revolves around the food. Being a Disney Foodie and dined at almost every Disney World Restaurant we know what to expect when going out. Our past trip was a major challenge in 2 ways.This is the first time we went off the Disney Dining Plan and opted for the Tables in Wonderland instead. Our 5 year old decided she wasn't going to eat but maybe 3 or 4 bites of food so the buffets were … [Read more...]