Guest Review: Ohana really does mean family

If you are a Disney Foodie fanatic then you must try Ohana (meaning Family) for Dinner-an all you can eat restaurant. Ohana is located on the 2nd floor of the Polynesian Resort at WDW. They open for dinner at 5pm and ADR are a must. We had reservations for 11 people at 5:05pm (which is a great time! No waiting) our server immediately brought coconut bread to our table and took our drink orders. Of course I had to try the drink that came in the pineapple (which I did not know the name at the … [Read more...]





A Chat with Tangled Directors Byron Howard and Nathan Greno Part 2

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Here's part two of my chat with Tangled directors Byron Howard (Lilo & Stitch, Brother Bear) and Nathan Greno(Bolt, Prep & Landing). Enjoy!What were three main challenges you faced making Tangled?Nathan Greno: The schedule was terrible. Usually you have 4 to 5 years to make one of these films. We only had 2. It was crazy. Lucky for us, we were working with a very devoted, hard working, talented crew. We all worked around the clock. We worked through weekends and holidays. We all … [Read more...]





A Chat with Tangled Directors Byron Howard and Nathan Greno Part 1

Tangled directors Byron Howard and Nathan Greno

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Tangled directors Byron Howard (Lilo & Stitch, Brother Bear) and Nathan Greno (Bolt, Prep & Landing).Byron Howard grew up in the borough of Landsdowne, Penn. (near Phliadelphia), and moved with his family to the Seattle area when he was 10 years old.  His innate love of art began as a child where he would fill reams of computer paper with characters and stories of his own creation.   His love of storytelling and art matured into a sincere … [Read more...]





The Magic Behind the ‘Company': Getting to know Allie

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Me (Left) and my sisters at the Morocco Pavilion in Epcot! About YouName? AllieWhere do you live? Saratoga Springs, NYHow long have you been with Chip and Company? About four months now!What topics do you write about? I write about resorts, food and snacks, trip planning tips...a little bit of everything!Favorite C&C Writer? I like them all, of course!Do you have a Blog or Website? I do -- Delicious Ambiguity.What do you talk about there? I blog … [Read more...]





The Magic Behind the ‘Company’ – Getting to Know Debra

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Name: Debra (D.K.) Peterson Where do you live: When I’m not traveling to Disney…Pittsburgh, PA.How long have you been with Chip and Company: I wrote a couple of guest blogs in Fall 2010, then began writing more regularly in January 2011.What topics do you write about: I’m primarily interested in interactive, immersive Disney experiences and in Disney theming. I’ll cover a little bit of everything, from Downtown Disney to Disney attractions to Disney cult foods to special … [Read more...]