The Boathouse: Waterfront Dining at the New Disney Springs

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The Boathouse is opening Spring 2015. It will be an upscale, waterfront dining experience featuring spectacular floating artwork: dream boats from the 30’s, 40’s & 50’s.The incredible culinary experience of The Boathouse will be showcased in an expansive restaurant with 3 distinctive bars including The Captain’s Raw Bar, The Admiral’s Club Bar and The Dock Bar, which is built over the water. Other spectacular nautically-themed rooms include The Runabout, Twin Transoms, and The Lake … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Theme Park Foods you MUST EAT!

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I love the food at Disney World! Most of my trips revolve around the food at the parks and resorts. Some food/snack items I try to get almost every trip to the parks, I know I can't be the only one like this. I have put together a small list of 10 Theme Park Food Items that I believe you must eat on almost every trip to Disney World. These are in no particular order.10. Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich (see above) - You can find this tasty treat all over Walt Disney World. Two of my favorite places … [Read more...]


Top 10 Healthy Meals in Disney World

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Are you looking forward to a trip at Disney but dreading the sight of Dole Whips and turkey legs because it’s not included in your diet? Have no fear. Many of us equate a vacation with decadent eating and indulgence. While there are unlimited options of that nature in Walt Disney World it should bring some comfort in knowing there are also many healthy options! Disney is known for accommodating its guests in any way possible and the menus are no exception. Regardless of the reason for your … [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...]


‘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...]


Disneyland Restaurants Part of OC Restaurant Week

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Five of Disneyland Resort Restaurants will be participating in Orange County Restaurant Week.  March 1-7, 2015 is going to be the week to visit the Disneyland Resort.  Restaurant Week is an event that features 100 of Orange County's restaurants with special discounted menusDisneyland Hotel's Steakhouse 55 with Chef Marcel St Pierre is the top favorite. Offering three courses for $50 guests can choose from a menu of Grilled Petite Filet Mignon, Pan-roasted Double Breast of Chicken, … [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...]


New Trattoria al Forno ‘Food Truck Takeover’ Jan. 16th – 18th, 2015

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Coming to Downtown Disney's Exposition Park on January 16th - 18th the new Trattoria al Forno will be having a Food Truck Takeover!According to Disney, the Superstar Catering food truck, which usually features tastes of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, will be the makeshift kitchen for the Trattoria chefs to serve three of the restaurant’s most popular dishes: an oversized beef and spinach meatball in a sourdough bread bowl (inspired by the restaurant’s Polpetta Gigante) with housemade “Sunday … [Read more...]