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...]

Stop by a Disney Lounge Even if you Don’t Drink

Over the past few weeks Sarah has been sharing tons of places to get a beverage on the Drink around the World Showcase challenge. While most drinks she recommends have alcohol I know not everyone drinks. That is no problem!  There are still lots of reasons to stop by a Disney Lounge - even if you don’t drink!Do it for the sushi and the Karoke!The Disney Swan is home to Kimonos — the only karaoke spot on property! It is rumored to be the best sushi bar in Walt Disney World. You can even … [Read more...]

Main Street Confectionery Offers Treats For All

So let's say you're at Walt Disney World - and you suddenly feel hungry for something sweet. What do you do? Where do you go? HOW DO YOU HANDLE IT???Well, first of all, calm down. Breathe. You can do this - just head over to the Magic Kingdom, and take a stroll down Main Street USA until you reach the Main Street Confectionery - and relax, all your sugar problems are solved!Once you walk into this candy store - you are instantly mesmerized by the "old time" feel of the hardware and … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Quick Service Meals at Disney World

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a Disney planning nerd. I absolutely LOVE planning the details of Disney vacations, and I am not ashamed to admit that spreadsheets filled with things like ADR confirmation numbers fill my heart with a particular kind of joy. While preparing for a recent trip "home" to Disney however, I kept Walt Disney's famous quote' "We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." in my … [Read more...]

Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Free Culinary Tour

Jambo (Hello) everyone! Animal Kingdom Lodge, aka Jambo House, is well known for its culinary creations at its 2 table service restaurants – Jiko and Boma. Even though we have eaten at both establishments before, we decided to attend their FREE culinary tour. Yes, you read it correctly – the tour is FREE! If you are timid on trying new things, this foodie tour will allow you a gentle introduction into what culinary delights await you at Boma and Jiko. To attend, you simply show up at the Boma … [Read more...]

Rainforest Cafe’s Lava Lounge Opens in Downtown Disney Orlando

There’s a place to eat and drink at Downtown Disney Orlando that is also a feast for the eyes! The Lava Lounge at Rainforest Cafe is now open! Next time you visit Rainforest Cafe without  a reservation, you can head just to the left of the main entrance and just passed the crocodile (more about him later!) to find this welcome sight. If there is a table open - you can just seat yourself immediately - no reservation required. The Lava Lounge has the full Rainforest Cafe Menu including all the fun … [Read more...]