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Changes Coming to the Disney Dining Plan in 2017

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort in 2017 and you're adding the Disney Dining Plan to your Magic Your Way Package, listen up! Changes are coming to the Quick Service and Standard Dining Plans next year.

Tiffins and the Nomad Lounge Now Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom has officially become a new hot spot at the Walt Disney World Resort thanks to the brand-new nighttime experiences starting this weekend and the grand opening of Tiffins and the Nomad Lounge!

STK Orlando Opens Today at The Landing in Disney Springs

Disney Springs is adding another restaurant to its lineup with the grand opening of STK Orlando today! This signature dining restaurant officially opens at 5 p.m. ET, but the restaurant gave a sneak peek during a preview event on May 24.

AristoCrepes Now Open at Disney Springs

Disney Springs welcomed another new food kiosk over the weekend. AristoCrepes joins B.B. Wolf's Sausage Co., The Daily Poutine, YeSake, and others as new spots to get some great food at the re-imagined shopping, dining, and entertainment district.

Echo Lake Eats Now Open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood Studios is home to a new trio of temporary quick service kiosks. Echo Lake Eats is made up of Hollywood Waffles of Fame, Sliders to the Stars, and Bocados del Lago Nachos y Empanadas. The kiosks will provide guests with additional food options throughout the busy summer months.

Reservations Open for Tiffins and The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic Dining Packages

Tiffins, the signature dining restaurant at Disney's Animal Kingdom, is scheduled to open Friday, May 27, and as of today reservations are now available! Also available as of today are reservations for the new dining package for The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic show.

B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co. Officially Opens May 15 at Disney Springs

This is a BIG weekend at Disney Springs as several new eateries are opening on Sunday, May 15, including Sprinkles, YeSake, D-Luxe Burgers, and B.B. Wolf's Sausage Co.!

Marketplace Booth Updates, New Culinary Demos, and more at the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival kicks off September 14 for a record 62 days and we're getting a little more information about what we can expect this year. More than 30 festival marketplaces will be part of the festival along with culinary demos, special events, and more.

Free Dining Announced for Select Travel Dates this Fall at Walt Disney World

It's back! Free dining has been announced for select travel dates this fall at the Walt Disney World Resort. The dates begin at the end of August and continue on select weeks through December 21. Any free dining packages must be booked by July 8.

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Pretty self-explanatory, eh? This column highlights all things edible in Disney World parks and resorts.

No matter what else you plan to do in Disney World, one activity on almost everyone's list is eating! Explore Disney World's hundreds of eateries; snacks that have gained cult status with Disney fans; and delicious cocktails, beers, and wines here in our Dining in Disney column.

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Amorette’s Patisserie Gilded Apricot Peach Verrine

Amorette's Patisserie at Disney Springs is a charming little artists for those in love with luxury sweets. The Pastry Chefs here are always working hard to provide Walt Disney World guests with tantalizing tastes of their success. While I stopped in on my last trip to buy some French Macarons, the Apricot Peach Verrine caught my eye in a way I couldn't pass up.

Lunch At Pepe by José Andrés In Disney Springs

Previously we brought you the Walt Disney World for Grown-ups team's first thoughts about the new Spanish restaurant at Disney Springs Jaleo by Jose Andres. If the delicious cuisine sounded right up your ally but if you're looking for something faster that still has all the flavor give Pepe by Jose Andres a try instead.

Kick Back With A Rose Gold Sunset Margarita At The Barefoot Pool Bar

Summer 2019 Is Disney's season of the rose gold snacks, and you can find these edible delights in one form or another all across property. Most of the pretty pink treats are of the sugary cupcake variety, but I found one that's got a little more grown-up kick to it. The Barefoot Pool Bar at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is popular with Disney fans for its reliably friendly bar tenders and pleasing tropical cocktails.

Tips For Managing Nutrition At Walt Disney World

Many people feel like vacations are a time to let it all go, relax, and simply take the world as it come. I've even heard it said that calories don't count at Disney! I love the way that sounds, but the truth is that many people need to be able to maintain a healthful way of eating while on vacation just as much as they do at home. Indulging comes with the territory when you travel, but there's no reason good nutrition has to go completely off the rails simply because you're away from home. Use a combination of these simple tips to help keep your meal plan on track.

The Heart of Te Fiti At Pineapple Lanai

One of my favorite things about staying at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is the easy access to Dole Whip without having to make a trip into a Park. That's because just outside the back door of the Great Ceremonial House is a wonderful little walk-up window and patio called the Pineapple Lanai that serves nothing but Dole Whip. This summer, in honor of the far-away place, Pineapple Lanai is serving up the Heart of Te Fiti.

Cocktail Popsicles Debut In Epcot's Italy Pavilion

I think someone should start a petition to make this new Disney Food Blog find available at every frozen novelty stand in Walt Disney World. What grown-up deliciousness am I talking about? It's the Cocktail Popsicles that have popped up at the Gelati Donkey Cart in Epcot's Italy Pavilion.

Lunch Review Of Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante At Disney Springs

The Patina Restaurant Group has been bringing quality Italian food to Walt Disney World guests for years with its popular restaurants in Epcot's Italy Pavilion. These days you don't have to have a theme park ticket to be treated to a fantastic meal that tastes like the old world. Maria & Enzo's Ristorante is one of three eateries that shares the space of an old airport terminal lakeside at Disney Springs.

Our First Taste Of Jaleo by José Andrés At Disney Springs

Celebrity Chef Jose Andres has just opened his fifth Jaleo restaurant at Disney Springs in the heart of Walt Disney World Resort. The the spirit of Spain is present here with rich flavors that are somehow both traditional as well as cutting-edge. Plates here are meant to be shared with good friends, over good conversation. Authentic Spanish ingredients are merged with local sourced foods to create a stylish yet casual atmosphere that is unique and exciting.

Where To Eat In Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

The countdown is on for the first debut of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. We recently got a peek at the new menus that are set to keep weary travelers fueled and on the go for what is sure to be an arduous journey to outer reaches of the galaxy. The remote nature of Black Spire Outpost and the planet Batuu means that it's a place with an appreciation for farm to table dining, so guests can be assured they will be able to taste exotic fare inspired by the local culture.

Limoncello Flight At Maria & Enzo's Ristorante

May 6th is National Beverage Day, and I couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than talking about the Limoncello Flight at Maria & Enzo's Ristorante in Disney Springs. While you can find great beverages all across the vacation kingdom, this one stands out as an excellent introduction to Italian after-dinner liqueurs.