The Boathouse: Waterfront Dining at the New Disney Springs

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The Boathouse is opening Spring 2015. It will be an upscale, waterfront dining experience featuring spectacular floating artwork: dream boats from the 30’s, 40’s & 50’s.The incredible culinary experience of The Boathouse will be showcased in an expansive restaurant with 3 distinctive bars including The Captain’s Raw Bar, The Admiral’s Club Bar and The Dock Bar, which is built over the water. Other spectacular nautically-themed rooms include The Runabout, Twin Transoms, and The Lake … [Read more...]


Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors To WDW – Resort Edition

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Last week I wrote about the best theme park restaurants for first timer travelers to WDW, all of which offer delicious meals that are great to grab while you’re at the Disney Parks – but there’s a whole other side to Disney Dining – so I invite you to step outside the Parks and head to one of these amazing WDW Resort Restaurants:Boma: Head over to Disney’s beautiful Animal Kingdom Lodge for some authentic African cuisine. Not sure what “African Cuisine” entails? Well, here’s what you can … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Theme Park Foods you MUST EAT!

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I love the food at Disney World! Most of my trips revolve around the food at the parks and resorts. Some food/snack items I try to get almost every trip to the parks, I know I can't be the only one like this. I have put together a small list of 10 Theme Park Food Items that I believe you must eat on almost every trip to Disney World. These are in no particular order.10. Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich (see above) - You can find this tasty treat all over Walt Disney World. Two of my favorite places … [Read more...]


Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors at Walt Disney World

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While I was recently writing about which rides attractions are “must-do’s” for first time visitors to Walt Disney World - I got to thinking about just how HUNGRY one might get while touring the Disney Parks – and the sheer volume of WDW dining options can be intimidating – and knowing where to start can be tricky. But fear not – as I have compiled this list of theme park restaurant choices perfect for first time WDW travelers:Tusker House: A day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom wouldn’t be … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Quick Service Dining Locations – Resort Edition

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Howdy folks!  I'm back today to share with you my Top 10 Quick Service dining locations scattered throughout your favorite Walt Disney World resorts.  In case you missed it, be sure to check out my other post on my Top 10 Quick Service dining locations throughout the parks.The resorts offer some great dining experiences, even in the form of Quick Service dining.  And, you can take advantage of doing a little resort hopping and exploration, while using your Disney Dining Plan credits. Here … [Read more...]


Dole Whip Locations are Changing at the Magic Kingdom

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Don't freak out the Dole Whip will still be there, just in different spots. Starting March 12 the menus and names of Aloha Isle and and Sunshine Tree Terrace are switching. Confusing? Yes!Here is the breakdown:Aloha Isle will keep the same menu but it will shift to Sunshine Tree Terrace.Sunshine Tree Terrace will switch to Aloha Isle.Aloha Isle will still have your Dole Whip favorites like the Dole Whip Float, Dole Whip Cup and Dole Whip Twist Cup. Sunshine Tree Terrace will … [Read more...]


Disney California Adventure opening New Smokejumpers Grill

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The recent expansion at Disney California Adventure Park brings us several new areas to explore.  Part of the Grizzly Peak Expansion, the New Smokejumpers Grill is just one of the new additions.  Opening on March 20, 2015, the Smokejumper's Grill is a quick-service eatery, that is inspired by the brave men and women who battle fires in our California forests.  Full of delicious burgers and sandwiches, the New Smokejumpers Grill will be our lunch spot on our next visit.  Grizzly Peak … [Read more...]


A Jungle Cruise Themed Restaurant Could be Opening in Adventureland

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Hey fellow DA's! You already know who I am! There has been so much gossip lately so Chump, oops I mean Chip has me busy, busy, busy. So much gossip so little time. Jungle Cruise anyone?Anywho, world around the water cooler is that there is a Jungle Cruise themed restaurant coming to Adventureland.   The Adventureland Verandah might be the location. It has been empty for quite sometime now. These rumors have been circulating for a while now.There were permits filed not that long ago that … [Read more...]


Top 8 Walt Disney World Dining Experiences – Resort Edition

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I recently shared with you my Top 8 Walt Disney World Dining Experiences in the theme parks.  Now I'm back to give you a peak at my Top 8 Walt Disney World Dining Experiences at the resorts! We tend to eat at resorts a lot just because I think it give more flexibility when planning a trip (it doesn't matter what park I'm at I can still eat at any resort and they are just a boat ride, bus ride or monorail ride away!).1. Yachtsman Steakhouse (Disney's Yacht Club Resort):  Located just a short … [Read more...]


Avoid These Top Disney Dining Mistakes

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There’s a lot of delicious Walt Disney World Restaurants to choose from – and since there are so many, you could easily get overwhelmed trying to figure out where to eat or which places to make Advance Dining Reservations for – but don’t worry if the experience has you anxious – because I have some helpful hints to help get you ready for one of the best parts of a WDW vacation – the EATING!Here are the top Disney Dining mistakes that you will want to AVOID AT ALL COSTS:“Oh, we don’t need … [Read more...]