Can Adults Enjoy Disney Character Dining?

Stitch at 'Ohana character breakfast

Recently my husband and I were discussing Walt Disney World with a friend who is considering taking his family on their first trip to Disney. After several questions about why we love Disney so much, the topic of Disney Character Dining came up. He wanted to know more but thought we probably didn't experience character dining on our vacations since my husband and I don't have kids. I can easily see how it might look like character dining is an experience just for families with children; however, … [Read more...]

Let your taste buds soar at the New Epcot Outdoor Kitchens part of Flower & Garden Festival

Epcot Outdoor Kitchens Food

As part of the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival (March 5th - May 18th, 2014) the New Outdoor Kitchens (formerly known as the Garden Marketplace) will have 11 tantalizing, mouth watering kitchens to indulge your taste buds.. Just like the Food & Wine Festival, the Outdoor Kitchens have a full selection of tasty dishes, desserts and drinks to please any palette.Beginning with THE SMOKEHOUSE: Barbecue and Brews, where you get to enjoy the slow-cooked flavors of Pulled … [Read more...]

Disney Dining: Good eats at House of Blues in Downtown Disney


House of Blues located on the West Side of Downtown Disney is a great location for food, drinks, and entertainment after a long day in the parks! I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Ed Whittaker who is the head chef at HOB for a food sampling of some of their most popular dishes! I sampled four appetizers, five entrees, and three desserts. Come on this food journey with me, and I will not only point out the description of the food & the perks of eating there but also my favorite … [Read more...]

Remember the Rides Before Eating BIG at Disney World


Do you know the best way to ruin a fantastic day at the Magic Kingdom?  Eat a full breakfast at one of the Disney World Table Service Restaurants and then get on the teacups.  Instant Disaster.Being a person with a serious motion sickness problem, I am acutely aware of the rides that will immediately turn me green.  In fact, before I hit any theme park I pop a few non-drowsy Dramamines just to take the edge off for the day.  It has gotten worse as I get older and there are some rides that I … [Read more...]

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Tips and Tricks

food and wine 2013

With the upcoming annual International Epcot Food & Wine Festival set to begin September 27 and running through November 11, 2013, there are lots of things to plan, see, and do while you visit Epcot this fall. The festival features special events, the festival marketplace and the Eat to the Beat concert series. If you’re planning on attending the Food & Wine Festival (F&W), here are some tips and tricks to help make your touring experience even more magical.Tip: Plan ahead for … [Read more...]