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Exciting Food News from the Walt Disney World Resort

There was quite a bit of exciting news coming out of Walt Disney World this week and some of that news had to do with food. Not only do we have an opening date for Tiffins at Disney's Animal Kingdom but we also have news about a few new spots at Disney Springs. Read on to find out more!

Writer’s Stop to Remain Open for a Little Longer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The popular Writer's Stop at Disney's Hollywood Studios is reportedly not closing on April 2 with the majority of the Streets of America. According to several reports, the coffee shop will become the Sci-Fi Dine-In Lounge on April 3.

Walt Disney World Resort Increases Pricing for the Disney Dining Plan

The Walt Disney World Resort has increased prices for the Disney Dining Plan. This increase comes less than two weeks after the new seasonal ticket pricing was announced and hot on the heels of the news regarding a possible nightly resort fee.

Exciting Food News at the Walt Disney World Resort

There's some really exciting food news coming out of the Walt Disney World Resort this week. A Magic Kingdom restaurant is offering table service dining during the busy spring season, cupcakes are coming to Disney Springs, and so much more.

Disney Food Blog Celebrating Grand Launch of the ‘DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016’ E-book

The Disney Food Blog is celebrating the grand launch of the all-new, fully-updated DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016 e-book. The e-book is available for purchase and immediate download so you don't miss a minute when planning your dining adventures for your next Disney World vacation.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Sweet Treats at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're lucky enough to be spending Valentine's Day at the Walt Disney World Resort you'll find a delicious selection of treats for you and your sweetie to share. Valentine-themed treats are available at the theme parks and Disney Springs.

Nine Dragons Restaurant and Morimoto Asia Celebrating Chinese New Year with Special Menu Items

Nine Dragons in Epcot's China Pavilion and Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs are celebrating the Chinese New Year with new menu items and special menus beginning February 8.

California Grill to Serve ‘Brunch at the Top’ Beginning in February

California Grill, the popular signature dining restaurant at the top of Disney's Contemporary Resort, will begin serving a Sunday Brunch in February 2016. The 'Brunch at the Top' will be the first daytime meal served at the restaurant, which has been a dinner-only spot since it opened.

The Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen Opens at the Magic Kingdom

After months of waiting the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen is finally open at the Magic Kingdom. The restaurant was in "soft opening" since December 13 but today is the official opening day. The Skipper Canteen is located in Adventureland.

Victoria & Albert’s Once Again Named AAA Five-Diamond Restaurant

Victoria & Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa has once again been named a AAA Five-Diamond winner for the 16th year in a row. Just. 0.2 percent of the 30,000 restaurants reviewed by AAA every year are awarded the AAA Five Diamond.

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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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Be A Boss Of Sauce At Chicken Guy! In Disney Springs

Chicken Guy! is a fantastic fast-casual restaurant in Town Center section of Disney Springs. Located along the outer curve of Planet Hollywood, this quick service sensation occupies its own space in the building where Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri has designed the menus for both. While reviews are often mixed on Planet Hollywood, this little chicken spot is fast becoming a popular fast dining destination.

French Macarons From Amorette’s Patisserie

One of my favorite types of cookie is the French Macaron. These delicate confections have been gaining popularity in the US since around 2010, and Disney has several places you can pick up a box. Extremely tricky to make, Disney doesn't always French Macaroons justice, but here at Amorette's Patisserie in Disney Springs they have the skill and take the time to get it right.

New 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Booths and Menu Items

Grab your planning tools and settle in with me because it's one of my favorite times of the year. The Marketplace Booth menus have been announced for the 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival! You know you've been waiting for it too, so let's get our planning on.

Coconut-Macadamia Nut Muffins at Kona Island

Any Disney traveler that's shuffled in and out of Disney's Polynesian Village Resort via monorail has passed Kona Island. This little arm is an extension of the resort's Kona Cafe' that reaches out into the upper lobby and offers a quick place to grab a quick nosh and something to drink. While the even hours here are dedicated to sushi service, mornings are all about coffee and pastries.

A Berry Wonderful Croissant At Wilderness Lodge's Roaring Fork

A long-time fan favorite resort, Disney's Wilderness Lodge lets guests step back in time and into the classic holiday lodges of the Pacific Northwest. One of my favorite resorts to eat at, Wilderness Lodge offers a little something for everyone. For a quick service breakfast Roaring Fork serves up a solid selection.

Eat, Drink, And Hang Loose On Trader Sam's Tiki Terrace

If your looking for a lovely spot to enjoy a meal and some live music, why not head over to Disney's Polynesian Village Resort to have dinner at Trader Sam's Tiki Terrace. This pretty patio space overlooking the resort's marina and lagoon is a great place to kick back and hang loose tiki style.

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.