Disney Parks’ Candy Apple vs. Rice Crispy Treat

The Candied Apple vs. Rice Crispy Treat showdown!

 One thing Disney parks are known for is the treats! The Candy Apple and Rice Crispy Treat rank high on many people’s list. Which one is the superior snack though?Each of them has their virtues, and each has their not so favorite parts as well.  Both are pretty delicious, and come in a variety of decorations. They can also be made with your toppings of choice at places like Goofy’s Candy Co. Each has a nifty stick to hold them and keep your fingers clean, but that’s where the … [Read more...]


Jedi Mickey’s Star Wars Dine at Hollywood & Vine: Disney Dining Review

Hollywood & Vine Star Wars Desserts

This year’s Star Wars™ Weekends marked two new dining experiences: the Jedi Mickey’s Star Wars™ Dine at Hollywood & Vine with the Fab Five as your favorite Star Wars characters and the Star Wars™ Dine-In Galactic Breakfast at Sci-Fi Dine In featuring Boba Fett and Darth Vader. I have been lucky enough to attend both and so have my fellow Chip and Co writers. You can read about Teresa’s dining experience at the Star Wars™ Dine-In Galactic Breakfast at Sci-Fi Dine In. Her review includes lots … [Read more...]


Dining at Disney – Sharing Is Caring!

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Vacationing at Walt Disney World is so many things – fun, amazing, filled with memories, and – it can also be a bit pricey. There are tons of ways to save money on your WDW vacation, and one of my favorite ways is to practice the preschool-taught principle of SHARING my snacks! Normally, I would never advocate sharing food – but there are some items at WDW that are too delicious (and too big!) not to share with someone you love! Here are my Top 5 Picks for meals/snacks that are shareable money … [Read more...]


Star Wars Dine In Galactic Breakfast: Disney Dining Review

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For the first time this year Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World has Star Wars themed character meals available for Star Wars Weekends and the few weeks before the festivities begin. These two themed meals are from what I can tell completely sold out and they sold out very fast. I was fortunate enough to get my reservations made for both of the dining experiences.On May the 4th, 2014 I attended the breakfast character experience and to be honest it was most impressive. I am a … [Read more...]


10 Disney Dining Reservations You Need to Make at 180 Days

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Making your Disney ADRs {Advanced Dining Reservations} is a must if you have the Disney Dining Plan.  Can you imagine the chaos-and time wasted-if Disney didn't strongly encourage you to make these at 180 days in advance?  If you are like me, you are up at 6AM on the Disney website, logged into your My Disney Experience making ADRs for those hard to get restaurants.  What defines "hard to get" by Disney standards?  Popularity, times available, and location are all factors when it comes to making … [Read more...]


What’s New At Walt Disney World this week!

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There are new things popping up daily at the Walt Disney World Resort.  Join us each week as wee take a look at "What's New" at Disney World.  This week showcases a new Star Wars Weekend special offering, new mobile phone charging lockers and new sweet treats at Disney! What's New This Week at Walt Disney World Resort in FloridaNew!  Feel The Force Premium Package at Star Wars Weekends:  Just announced, a new VIP package experience will be available to guests at Star Wars … [Read more...]


Satisfy Your Pizza Craving With The Real Deal at Via Napoli

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One of the best things about Walt Disney World is the huge variety of things to do and see, and EAT! They have a TON of amazing restaurants to choose from, and they have pretty much any and every kind of delicious cuisine available. I personally love to try new restaurants while on vacation, and since my family and I are all huge fans of Italian food, we figured that making an ADR for Via Napoli in Epcot was a must! Read on to see what we thought…When we arrived for lunch, there was a … [Read more...]


Is Disney World Character Dining Worth it or is it Overpriced?

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Disney World Character Dining meals at Walt Disney World are an opportunity for your child to meet some favorite Disney characters up close and personal. The characters are integrated into each meal’s theme. In some cases, the characters’ costuming is designed specifically for the meal’s character (pun intended) and other times the characters themselves are central to the location’s theming. Ohana's Best Friends Breakfast with Lilo & Stitch at the Polynesian Resort is an example of both. … [Read more...]


Eating Healthy at Disney World Dining Counter Services

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Are you going to Disney World soon and want to eat healthy or watch your calorie counts? Don't worry. It is very doable and actually fun and delicious, too! Many of the Disney Dining counter service restaurants have healthy options. Almost all of them offer an alternative to the typical burger and fries, or deep-fried chicken. Healthy side items such as fruit, steamed veggies, or salad are available. Also, a lot of places have a "Fixins' Bar" that offers lettuce, tomato, and other sandwich … [Read more...]


Wind down your day at Walt Disney World with the “Epcot After-Hours Wind Down”

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Starting next week Walt Disney World is giving you a way to wind down your day at the Epcot theme park. Directly after the Illuminations guests can purchase a ticket and visit one of four spots in the World Showcase for end-of-day chill session with appetizers and beverages.You can do just that beginning April 17 through September 15. Choose either La Cava del Tequila at the Mexico Pavilion; Spice Road Table in the Morocco Pavilion; Tutto Gusto in the Italy Pavilion, or Rose & Crown Pub … [Read more...]