Walt Disney World Guests Can Make More Memories with Special ‘Free Dining’ Offer in 2010 & 2011


As guests of Walt Disney World Resort are starting to “Let the Memories Begin,” sharing special vacation memories with each other, they have ways to make those memories with a special offer.Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels will find a feast of savings with a great “free dining” offer for select dates from October 2010 through September 2011.  Dates include arrivals on most nights during the following date ranges:In 2010: Oct. 1-7; Oct. 22-28; Nov. 12-18; Nov. … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies – Victoria And Albert’s


Oldies But Goodies - Victoria And Albert'sAs you approach this door you are about to treat yourself to my favorite Walt Disney World restaurant - Victoria and Albert's (V&A's) in Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. I realize that as we Oldies become more "mature" we sometimes have a tendency to become a bit more frugal. I do recommend though,  if Victoria and Albert's falls within your budget do not miss an opportunity to dine there. It is the only five diamond restaurant in … [Read more...]

More Dining Additions Come to Epcot


Epcot has welcomed “La Hacienda” and “La Cantina” de San Angel – two restaurants under one roof at the Mexico Pavilion. Under chef de cuisine Ernesto Zendejas, the kitchen turns out savory Mexican specialties with refreshing margaritas.Overlooking World Showcase Lagoon, the lakeside table service and quick service restaurants reflect the colorful décor and traditions of Mexico.Have you eaten here yet? If you have let us know what you thought in the comment section below.Gene … [Read more...]

Good Eats – La Hacienda de San Angel


For those who crave authentic Mexican cuisine and Old World hospitality, vamonos to La Hacienda de San Angel! The newest dining attraction in Epcot Center's Mexico Pavilion offers an array of zesty, traditional dishes including Queso Fundido (warmed cheese with poblano peppers and chorizo) and a succulent Pescado a la Talla (grilled red snapper).Modeled after a classic Hacienda and topped by an azure dome, this 250-seat eatery features indoor seating and has views of World Showcase … [Read more...]

Disney Advanced Dining Reservations System goes Online


Do you have a smart phone? Do you use it religiously for just about everything. Ever thought about making a Disney Advanced Dining Reservation on it?Well now you can.While you are checking out Chip and Company's new Mobile site design pop over to Disney Dining Reservation mobile website and make an ADR. I googled Disney Dining and they were the first site on the list.If you look at the screen shot above from my Droid Phone you get an idea of what you can do. This would come in very … [Read more...]

First Look Epcot’s La Hacienda de San Angel


Here is a first look of La Hacienda de San Angel from the Daily Disney.Here are some first-look photos of the 400-seat La Hacienda de San Angel, the new casual dining restaurant at Epcot’s Mexico pavilion, in the World Showcase, Tuesday. The restaurant is an expansion of the original Cantina de San Angel quick-service eatery, and adds indoor tableside dining — with spectactular, waterfront views.Click here for the La Hacienda photo gallery.Click here to read more about the sneak … [Read more...]

If I had to pick one Disney World Meal I would eat at…


Disneyworld has some of the best food you can find anywhere in the US. The only place I could imagine that would give them a run for their money is New York City. Disney has such diversity in the places and foods you can eat I began to wonder if I had just one meal to eat from Walt Disney World what would it be?That question is a lot harder than it sounds. In my 50+ visits to Disneyworld I have barely scratched the surface on places and items to try at the Walt Disney Resort. Like most … [Read more...]

Disney Deluxe Dining Option Takes the Cake


Disney has a sweet dining system in place if you are planning your Walt Disney World vacation. You have an option to choose from several delicious Meal Plans when you book your Disney Magic Your Way Package. They really take the cake!!Okay enough food jokes here is a breakdown of the available plans.Quick Service Dining - Eat at select quick-service restaurants and receive 2 quick-service meals and 2 snacks per person per night of your package stay. You'll also receive a mug you can … [Read more...]

Disney’s Princess Storybook Breakfast at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall Review


Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, is part of the Norway Pavilion within Epcot's World Showcase. Akershus provides a Disney Princess Storybook Dining experience in a medieval castle-themed restaurant. It is the only place in all of Disney World that you can meet almost all of your beloved Disney Princess in one location.My family and I had the pleasure of dining here with our little princess on our last trip. We started out our day trying to get the little one awake as the seating times are pretty … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies – Special Dietary Needs For Seniors


The first thing I want to mention to my fellow Seniors is that there are thousands of people who visit Walt Disney World each week who have either food allergies or special dietary needs. These needs vary from the simple types like low fat or low sodium diets to serious life threatening food allergies to things like nuts and shellfish. If you have a special dietary need you are definitely not alone when dining at Walt Disney World. These needs are not limited to Seniors by any means but I want … [Read more...]