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...]


Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto will open this April at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

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Founded by Adventureland’s famous “head” salesman, Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto this enchanted South Seas hideaway welcomes guests to explore a menu of “magical tropical drinks and food.” Beverage Manager Brad Ward, Chef Lenny DeGeorge, and the Concept Development team have created new menu items just for the Walt Disney World Resort Trader Sam’s.The Trader Sam cocktails will available in Disney collectible Tiki mugs.These are on only at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto:Polynesian … [Read more...]


Disney Dining Quick Tip – Split Dessert to Save Money

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Being a fan of the desserts at Disney and also at saving money I came up with a great way to indulge in both while at the parks... I hope you like today's Disney Dining Quick Tip which teaches us how to split desserts to save money while at Disney!There are so many tempting treats and delectable goodies throughout Disney. I budget a good chunk of my money (and yearly calories) to sampling as many as I can throughout the parks. A great way to save money (and some of those calories) is to … [Read more...]


Experience New Entertainment at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

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Will you be attending this years Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival? If not I highly recommend it. The Elsa and Anna topiaries are amazing.  There are some new entertainment options that you might want to check out during your visit.Italy – Join in the music, energy and flair of the spectacularly choreographed flag-throwing team of Sbandieratori Di Sansepolcro. Featuring hand-painted flags, magnificent period costumes and live music, the Sbandieratori bring to dynamic life a … [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...]


‘Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival’ Runs March 13-17, 2015 at Raglan Road Irish Pub in Downtown Disney

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Award-winning Irish and American bands and quick-stepping Irish dancers will showcase their Irish roots during the Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant in Downtown Disney March 13-17. The most authentic St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Central Florida also will feature inventive cuisine by Irish celebrity chef Kevin Dundon, host of the TASTE Award-winning PBS and Create TV cooking show, “Kevin Dundon’s Modern Irish Food.”Raglan Road guests ready to “get … [Read more...]


Changes Coming to Be Our Guest at Disney World

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Lunch Reservations coming soon to Be Our Guest located in Fantasyland. Did you find those Be Our Guest Lunch FastPasses to be elusive? Starting Feb 25th, you can make ADR's (Advanced Dining Reservations) for lunch as well as dinner.F.Y.I. Dinner will remain the same!You can make reservations by phone or on MyDisneyExpirence.com, just like you do now for your other favorite dining spots. You will be able to pre-order your meal if you want. If you choose to pre-order you can do so anywhere … [Read more...]


Be Our Guest Fastpass Testing is Over, Off-site Guests go Wild!!

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Anonymouse here! As of February 24, 2015 the Fastpass Lunch Reservation testing phase at Be Our Guest Restaurant is over! Like see ya!  Bye Bye! Reservations for Wednesday February 25, 2015 and beyond can be made by calling the Disney dining line or on the Disney reservation website. You will no longer have to secure a fast pass reservation. We'd like to formally welcome Be Our Guest to the fancy world of ADRs (Advanced Dining Reservations).How does this change things? No much for on site … [Read more...]


Disney DIY – Warm Up With These Disney Comfort Food Recipes

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I don’t know about you, but this cold wintry weather makes me long for a Walt Disney World vacation more than ever! The wind is howling, the snow is falling, the temperature is dropping…and to make it even worse, I don’t have any WDW trips planned! Talk about seasonal depression! Well, if you’re like me, you can cheer up and WARM up with these Disney DIY Comfort Food Recipes:I LOVE dining at Boma, and one of the reasons I love it so much is their soup selection – they always have several … [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...]