Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors at Walt Disney World

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...]

Splitsville’s New Saturday Night Bands are Rock’n out at Downtown Disney West Side

Great news! Splitsville at Downtown Disney Florida is rolling into 2015 with even more enhancements and fun! Their menu now includes Crispy Wings, a Sushi Tuna Rice Bowl, a Foghorn Burger, Steak Alfredo and a California Crunch Roll. New drinks include a Cinnamon Toast Colada and Sangrita (Margarita meets Red Sangria). They recently expanded their first floor Bullet Bar, too, so there’s more space than ever to catch your game, people watch, or – my new favorite – enjoy live music on Saturday … [Read more...]

Top 5 Counter Service Meals at Walt Disney World

Ok, so you’ve just spent a long morning touring atWalt Disney World, and it’s after noon, and you realize – hey, its lunchtime, and I am STARVING! Well, Disney has you covered – there are a TON of great places to grab a quick bite, and they all offer up delicious freshly prepared meals that will help you fuel up and get ready to head back out there! When I am in the Parks, there are certain meals I tend to gravitate towards – so much so that I will even purposely seek them out and plan my days … [Read more...]

Why You Should Go To Disneyland This Year

Another year, another family vacation to plan! There are plenty of places to go on vacation, and all of them are great for their own reasons – but as a new year is upon us, maybe you should consider a new place to vacation? Maybe you’re a Walt Disney World pro who has never been to the Mouse on the other side – Disneyland in California that is! Disneyland is amazing for so many reasons – it’s the place where the Magic truly began – and it’s changed a lot over the years, expanding and re-vamping … [Read more...]