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Ring in the New Year at Walt Disney World Resort

If you're making plans to celebrate New Year's Eve at Walt Disney World there are several party options for adults and families. Disney's Contemporary Resort, the Atlantic Dance Hall, Flying Fish, and Mickey's Backyard BBQ are just a few spots where you can ring in 2018.

Three New Restaurants Announced for The Edison Complex at Disney Springs

Three new restaurants, each with a focus on Italian food and beverages, have been announced for Disney Springs. The restaurants will be adjacent to The Edison complex, and all are slated to open sometime this winter.

Disney Food News Round-up: Dates Extended for Highway in the Sky Dine Around, Mickey’s Backyard BBQ New Year’s Eve News, and More

Happy Friday! We're back with another Disney news round-up and this one is all about food! We have details on the Highway in the Sky Dine Around, New Year's Eve celebrations at Mickey's Backyard BBQ, and much more!

Grand Avenue and BaseLine Tap House Opening this Fall at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A new area, Grand Avenue, is opening this fall at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The area is located in what remains of the Streets of America and is meant to "capture the spirit of present-day Downtown Los Angeles." Grand Avenue will feature vintage office buildings and warehouses that represent the vibrant cultures of the city.

Terralina Crafted Italian Opening this Fall at Disney Springs

Terralina Crafted Italian is set to open this fall in Disney Springs in the former location of Portobello Country Italian Trattoria. The new restaurant will be helmed by James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano, who also headed the kitchen at Portobello.

Disney News Round-up: Captain’s Grille Retheming, New Year’s Eve at Disney’s Contemporary, and More

Welcome to today's Disney news round-up! We have a ton of Disney food news to share, including news about the refurbishment of the Captain's Grille at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, three New Year's Eve celebrations at Disney's Contemporary Resort, and much more. Let's dig in!

NEWS: Disney Dining Plan Updates Announced for 2018 and Alcoholic Drinks are Now Included

We have big news today! The 2018 Disney Dining Plan updates were announced this morning and for the first time ever the Dining Plan includes specialty beverages and alcoholic beverages (for guests 21 and older of course).

Disney News Round-up: Menu Changes at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney Food News, and More

Happy Friday! We're back with another Disney news round-up just for you! Today we're talking about new menu changes at Disney's Animal Kingdom, additional Disney food news, and some info about Narcoossee's. Let's check it out.

Food Truck Rally Coming to Disney Springs June 2 and 3

If you're going to be in Disney Springs on June 2 and 3 you'll have a chance to check out the Springs Streets Eats Food Truck Rally. This celebration of food trucks will take place in the West Side Neighborhood near Cirque du Soleil.

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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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The Cape May Cafe Clambake

The Cape May Cafe at Disney's Beach Club Resorts is one of my all-time favorite Disney restaurants. I am not usually a buffet person but their Clambake is simply delicious! And this is coming from a girl who does not like seafood.

Tipping on the Disney Dining Plan

Being on the Disney Dining Plan is a great way to reduce travel stress by pre-paying for your meals. It's important to remember though that the service tip for your waiter or waitress is NOT included in your dining plan costs and will still need to be left at the time of your meal. The old addage remains at Walt Disney World - Don't forget to tip your servers.

Disney Mocktails: All the Fun Without the Alcohol

Walt Disney World has some fabulous bars and lounges to explore throughout it's property offering fun cocktails to wet your whistle and help you indulge in tropical vacation bliss. But not everyone can or wants to consume alcohol, and with the temperatures rising this summer to record highs imbibing is not always the smartest choice.

Seashore Sweets at Disney's Boardwalk Resort

Sitting prettily on the shoreline at Disney's Boardwalk Resort is a charming old-fashioned candy and ice cream shop. Seashore Sweets has counters and displays full of saltwater taffy, fudge and cookies that make it easy to find something to love. The real winner here though is the delicious hand dipped ice cream.

Pineapple Reigns Supreme at Walt Disney World

Are you looking for a tropical summer treat to enjoy while touring the Parks at Walt Disney World? While fruits in general can be a major attraction, there's one that sits as the pinnacle of hospitality. The pineapple is a true celebrity and it's use in recipes across Disney's culinary panorama show off it's sweet diversity. We love pineapple! and thought we'd share some of our favorite sweet, tangy treats with you.

Stop by for Cocktails at Disney Hollywood Studios' Tune In Lounge

If you find yourself in Disney's Hollywood Studios and are looking for a fun place to sit down with a cocktail and some fantastic food, you should make your way to the Tune In Lounge. This quirky bar tucked between the Prime Time Cafe and Hollywood & Vine is the epitome of 1950's cocktail kitsch.

Wine & Champagne Kiosk in Epcot's France

Perhaps one of the least assuming places to grab a fantastic cocktail is the small Kiosk on the side of the water in Epcot's France Pavilion. This small but bustling booth serves up a variety of French alcoholic delights. You can fine nine selections of wines, the French Beer Kronenbourg 1664 and chilled shots of Grand Marnier.

Grand Floridian Resort Pool Bars

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is home to not one, but two lovely pool Bars. There's the St. Johns Bar at the pool in the courtyard, and the Beach Pool Bar, which is situated between the beach and lively beach side waterfall pool. Both locations offer guest a great opportunity to wet their whistle while enjoying their time poolside.

Disney Hollywood Studios High Octane Refreshments

Wondering where to stop for a cocktail at Disney Hollywood Studios? Why not take a break at High Octane Refreshments next to the Studio Catering Company.

Moosehead on Tap at the Beer Cart in Epcot's Canada

The afternoon sun is high over your head and you've been touring the parks for hours, all you want is a cold frosty beer. Well my friends, you needn't look any further than the Beer Cart in Epcot's Canada Pavilion. Located on the side of the World Showcase promenade, this little cart of frosty goodness sits near the front of Victoria Gardens, by the the entrance gate to Le Cellier.