Disney to Expand Cancellation Fees for Disney World Table Service Restaurants

The new Disney Dining cancellation policy will come into effect on October 31 2013. Guests will be required to provide a credit card for all Disney World Table Servicereservations. A charge of $10 per guests will then be automatically applied if a cancellation is not provided at least one day in advance.In the case of prepaid locations such as dinner shows, the entire amount will be retained in the event of failing to cancel. The new policy also applies to non-Disney operated … [Read more...]

Laugh and Learn with Chip and Co on Disney Parks Podcast

In between Chip and Co. articles this week, we hope you will tune in to episode 67 of the Disney Parks Podcast. Laugh and learn with Chip and Sarah Norris as we discuss top picks for the 100 Disney foods and drinks you should put on your bucket list!Hi, it's Krista, writer for Chip and Co.com, Disneyways.com and co-host of the Disney Parks Podcast.Please join Tony Casselnova, Parkhopper Sid (Sarah Irene Donahue!) and I, as we welcome special guests Chip -  head author at Chip & … [Read more...]

2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Starts today!

 Walt Disney World guests can sip new wines, beers and cocktails, taste flavors from around the globe and eat to the beat of live entertainment at the 18th annual Epcot  Food and Wine Festival presented by Chase from Sept. 27-Nov. 11, 2013.The 46-day festival at Disney’s Epcot theme park serves up authentic cuisine from six continents; wine, beer and inventive new cocktails; nightly Eat to the Beat! concerts with entertainment ranging from rock and soul to funk and blues; cultural … [Read more...]

Cool Off With These Frozen Favorites at Walt Disney World!

Just because the fall decorations are up in the Magic Kingdom doesn't mean that fall weather has settled in to stay in Florida!  I just came back from a great week that was anything but cool.  With temperatures in the 90s, each day was filled with harsh sun, hot heat, and unbearable sweating.  It was hot, especially between 1 and 5 pm.  Thank goodness, the cool of sun down and the promise of a daily rain shower meant the nights were much more comfortable!   But when the sun was beating down, we … [Read more...]

All new Gourmet Apples at Disney Parks just in time for Halloween!

First up is the Skull Apple, in honor of the Unleash the Villains events taking place at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts! Are your taste buds ready? You better prepare them, because Disney fans heading to the Walt Disney World Resort will find a red cherry flavored candy apple covered in green chocolate at Sweet Spells in Beverly Sunset in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.Look for a similar version at the Disneyland Resort. This gooey caramel apple delight has been layered with … [Read more...]

Famous Holiday Sandwich at Earl of Sandwich in Downtown Disney

It is that festive time of year where Mickey Mouse dresses up for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, zombies come out at Universal Studios, and Earl of Sandwich brings out their famous Holiday Special sandwich.  This is one of my favorite Disney Dining seasonal flavors.  This sandwich is "Thanksgiving in a Sandwich."  Join me from Downtown Disney for this Disney Dining experience.Learn more about Disney Dining on Chip & Co.  Stay tuned each week with Allison from the Disney & … [Read more...]

Chip and Co. Walt Disney World Photo Tour September 2013

Here is your Chip and Co. Walt Disney World Photo Tour for September 2013!  These photos were taken over a span of a few days inside 3 Walt Disney World theme parks. We begin in the Magic Kingdom where the beautiful colors of autumn have been placed all around you.  Also included in this tour is  a section on Hollywood Studios, where you will see photos of the character dance party being held only this month.  Our grand finale is an inside look at the new Fountainview Starbucks in Epcot. Be sure … [Read more...]

Disney For Adults – FAQ

Whenever I tell someone I am headed to Walt Disney World on my next vacation, I always get the same response – something along the lines of a weird look and a comment like “Again?” or “I thought Disney was just for kids”. I just smile and explain to them that we love it there and leave it at that. I do get a lot of questions about Disney for Adults, so I thought it might be helpful to go over some of the most common ones:“I thought WDW was just for kids?” – This could not be more wrong! WDW … [Read more...]

Top 10 Portable Eats at Walt Disney World

There is always something to do at Disney World!  From rides to rousing parades, there really is always something go on!  With all that excitement, sometimes it can be hard to justify a "sit down dinner"--well for me at least.  Often, I power through (suffering for the cause--boo) and dine on the best table service fare.  Sometimes though, the best thing you can do is grab it and go!  Those trips where you are without ADRs, limited to time, or just simply trying to squeeze ever last bit of magic … [Read more...]

Cool Off On A Hot Disney Day With Delicious ICE CREAM at Walt Disney World

We talk a lot about how to “stay cool” at Walt Disney World, and while there are a lot of ways to keep your cool, sometimes the only one that works is to get your ice cream fix – so where can you go if you’re at WDW and hungry for ice cream?Well, there are plenty of frozen treat carts that offer the always amazing Mickey Bars as well as assorted other popsicles, but if you’re more in the traditional ice cream sundae/cone mood, then I suggest you head to these Top Ice Cream Spots:Magic … [Read more...]