Port Orleans French Quarter – a Perfect WDW Getaway Spot For Adults

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One of the biggest challenges in planning a Walt Disney World Vacation for adults is picking which resort to stay at. Personally, I know I am looking for someplace quiet, scenic, and moderately inexpensive when I go to book my vacation Port Orleans French Quarter is the WDW Resort that meets all these criteria and more:Setting: The resort has a Mardi Gras/New Orleans theme, and it really showcases the New Orleans French Quarter style architecture and atmosphere. The resort is smaller (by … [Read more...]


New Eats and Treats at the Magic Kingdom

New eats and treats are making their way through the menus in the Magic Kingdom. In the eats departmentCosmic Rays Starlight Cafe (Tomorrowland) is serving 1/3 pound angus burger, beef salad, vegetable sandwich, turkey sandwich, deluxe chili dog and gelato.Columbia Inn Harbor House (Liberty Square) is offering baked salmon with couscous, lobster roll, broccoli peppercorn salad and steamed fresh broccoli.Also changing, the price of soda (a.k.a. "pop" for those of us from the … [Read more...]


Disney Food Confession – Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcake

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Where to  find it: Starring Rolls Cafe at Disney's Hollywood StudiosWhat is it? Red velvet cake topped with cream cheese icing, a dollop cheesecake, and surrounded by pieces of toffee.Why you want it: Just look at the photo! It is two rich desserts in one and perfect for sharing. It's great for a snack, or since you are on vacation, I suggest giving it a try for breakfast. Related articlesStarring Rolls Cafe (disneyonwheelsblog.com) Disney Food Confession - White Chocolate … [Read more...]


Disney Food Confession – Zebra Cupcake

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Where to find it:   Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park (Africa).What is it?  Yellow Cake with Buttercream Icing and Chocolate ShavingsWhy you want it:  Because it is loaded with rich, sweet goodness. It is a perfect mid-afternoon treat and there is nothing like sharing a little sweetness with your family. Don’t attempt to eat it all yourself! Related articlesFoodie Friday - Cupcake Time! (disneybabiesblog.com) Disney's Animal Kingdom Celebrates … [Read more...]


Top 5 Magic Kingdom Snack Spots

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After a long day of encounters with pirates and soaring through the sky with Dumbo and Peter Pan, any Disney guest needs a little boost! Fortunately, the Magic Kingdom offers plenty of delicious eats to help you recharge and we have listed some of the best places to find them! Check out my Top 5 Magic Kingdom Snack Spots!1. Aloha Isle-Located in Adventureland, this spot is famous with Disney pros. Aloha Isle is home to the Dole Whip, pineapple flavored soft-serve! It's amazing! My personal … [Read more...]


Eating Vegetarian and Vegan at Disney World.

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If you’re a vegetarian, you know what it’s like to be resigned to the one dish on the menu that serves as that restaurant’s sole vegetarian entrée. In fact, in most restaurants you’ll encounter the same “vegetarian” dish over and over: Some type of pasta loaded with cheese, maybe sprinkled with a few vegetables. There’s no craft or imagination in that at all and it’s easy to feel left out of a special dining experience when that’s all you can get. The good news for those traveling to Disney … [Read more...]


Disney Food Confession – Kaki Gori Snowcone

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Where is it? Epcot's Japan PavilionWhat is it? Shaved ice and tons of fruity juices on top. From strawberry or cherry to honeydew or tangerine or even the rainbow.Why you want it? Great treat for a hot summer dayPhoto Credit: jkocan via flickrThere is even a Facebook Group for this popular Disney Treat.If you have a Disney Food Confession email chip@chipandco.com. He is accepting Food ideas or Photos if you have them! Related articlesDisney Food Confession - School … [Read more...]


5 Things You Should Know: Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

It's that time again...for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party! The parks will begin putting up the decorations on August 29th in preparation for the first Halloween party, which will be September 13th.If you have purchased (or are considering purchasing) tickets for a special event such as the Halloween party or Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, you need to be prepared! After you finish complaining about having to purchase separate admission to the park you should focus that energy on … [Read more...]


Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates Cotton-Top Tamarin Month

Disney Chef Andreas crafted a chocolate mold to cast both white and dark chocolate to create the cotton-top tamarin face. Dark chocolate shavings replicate the miniature monkey’s mane atop a generous dollop of butter cream. The cupcake is rich, dark chocolate.The delicious sweets are $3.99 at the Coffee Kiosk at the entrance to Discovery Island, just across from the Cotton-top display. They’re also at Kusafiri Bakery and during August, at Rafiki’s Planet Watch, where all the cotton-top … [Read more...]


Kakigori Cart Expands with Savory, Sweet Bites

On a hot afternoon, nothing is better than a shaved ice, or kakigori, from the little cart in front of the Japan pavilion at Epcot. A brain freeze is inevitable as we slurp the icy, sweet treat.Now the cart, just reopened this week, has as new name – Kabuki Cafe – and new tastes, the kind of satisfying nibbles you can eat and still stroll. The shaved ice still is there, but now the menu includes edamame (steamed soybeans in the pod) and meal-in-a-bowl miso soup, plus sweet plum wine and … [Read more...]