Eating Vegetarian and Vegan at Disney World.

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

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 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...]

Disney World Quick Tips – Disney Food for Less

Planning, Budgeting, and Saving for Walt Disney World Vacations are a way of life at the Chip and Co Household. I am constantly looking for ways to save some extra money so I can make yet another trip to our home away from home.Today I am going to teach you some Quick Tips and tricks to really maximize your money while still taking full advantage of the food at the Walt Disney World Resort.We all love Kona Cafe. I for one fell in love with Tonga Toast. But did you know just downstairs … [Read more...]

Top 5 Disney World Things We Want Everywhere!

Part of the magic behind a Disney vacation is revisiting those things that you just can’t get anywhere else. When we experience them for the first time at the Disney Parks, we are hooked! During each visit we taste, ride, see, or hear them again and again.But what if we could experience those things year round in our own back yard, so to speak?In that vein, here is my Top Five list of Disney World things we want everywhere:5. Attention to Detail. No one does this like Disney! Every … [Read more...]

How to make your own Dole Whip’s

Who can resist this delicious Disney dessert? The Dole Whip! Once you had one your body will crave it..Here is how to make your own Dole Whip's at home. All you need is the mix from Unified Enterprises and a ice cream maker. I would use one that allows you to make soft serve ice cream. Quick Tip - I found a nice Cuisinart that I am going to order from here. It's $74 new or $60 used. Will be good for making regular ice cream after I make some Dole Whips! Check out the video below from … [Read more...]

My Top 5 Favorite World Showcase Pavilions

World Showcase is one of the most popular areas at Disney World and at the top of my list when I visit. Who doesn't like traveling around the world in an afternoon, experiencing different cultures, cuisine, products, architecture, and dining experiences! Of the nine different World Showcase pavilions, which are packed full of things to see and do, everyone has their own favorite; but today, I am listing my own Top 5 favorite pavilions!1. Norway-This pavilion is my favorite because there is … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tip – Enjoy Snacks as Your Meal

I’m as much a Disney “snackie” as a Disney foodie, and don’t always want to eat as much food as Disney serves. At least a couple of times during my Walt Disney World vacations I’ll use snack items as a light lunchtime meal. Doing so curbs my appetite just enough so I’m not distracted by a rumbly in my tummy when I’m going theme-park commando.I’m particularly fond of “mini-meal” snacks that are also on the Disney Dining Plan (DDP). Using a snack credit or two on more substantial Disney snacks … [Read more...]