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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 Desserts & Champagne Marketplace Booth

One of my favorite staples at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is the Desserts & Champagne Marketplace Booth which is located at the beginning of the World Showcase Promenade just to the right. As a long time champagne drinker, and dessert lover this booth brings together some of the tastes that I love most. Today we're going to focus on the champagne, but first let's just take a peek at those desserts.

Muddy Rivers Pool Bar at Port Orleans Riverside Resort

Tucked away on Ol' Man Island at Disney's Port Orleans Riverside is the Muddy Rivers Pool Bar. Situated well out of the way of the resort's guest rooms and main building, there is little hustle and bustle unless the feature pool is crowded. It appears to be the shambled kind of southern bar that you would expect to see out on the bayou, except it's Disney squeaky clean. Open to the elements with a faux weathered wood exterior and charming storm shutters that prop open.

What’s In The Disney Dining Plan

Disney restaurants are a destination in themselves for many fans. The love of Disney Food is celebrated every day with the enormously popular Disney Food Blog, where they declare that "food IS a theme park." How then do you make sure that you're getting the best value out of your Disney food dollars? Many people look to the Disney Dining Plan.

Siestas Poolside Bar at the Coronado Springs Resort Dig Site

Continuing our Friday bar hop, we've covered the super chic Rix Lounge and the charming lakeside retreat that is the Laguna Bar, but have you been over to Siesta's Pool Bar and Grill at the Coronado Springs Resort? Located pool side at the Dig Site, this is a great spot to grab a bite and a drink. Siestas opens daily at 11 a.m.

Table Service Restaurants Enhance the Vacation Experience

The Walt Disney World Resort has a broad range of dining options available to it's guests. If you're on the move in the parks and want to hit as many attractions as possible you can grab and go a pre-made snack or sandwich, or stop by a "quick service" restaurant catching a gulp without a reservations before heading out to ride some more of the world famous attractions.

2012 Epcot International Food & Wine By The Numbers

The start of the 17th Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival has begun at Walt Disney World, bringing food and wine lovers from around the world together for an incredible series of events. I thought I'd share some fun festival facts with you to help get you in the mood!

Boardwalk Joe's Uncommon Coffees

This unassuming little coffee booth at Disney's Boardwalk Inn has a secret; it's really a great spot to grab a beer, wine, or specialty margaritas. So if you're strolling the shores of Crescent Lake wishing you had a cocktail in your hand, keep your eyes open for Boardwalk Joe's.

Tables In Wonderland Membership

With costs high for just about everything you do at Walt Disney World, many travelers are always looking for a way that they can save money. For Florida residents, DVC Members, and Annual Pass Holders one of the ways that Disney has made a savings available is to purchase a Tables in Wonderland Membership.

Fantasyland's Be Our Guest Restaurant to Serve Alcohol with Dinner

Yesterday Disney Parks announced some of the biggest news in dining in their 40 year history. It's a groundbreaking decision to maintain the theme of a restaurant, and serve beer and wine at dinner in the Magic Kingdom. That's right.

Disney's Coronado Springs Laguna Bar

The Coronado Springs Resort offers a breezy, outdoor lounge. Located near La Marina, the Laguna Bar is perfect for sipping a cocktail in the sultry summer evening and winding down next to the beautiful lake. The view here may be one of the prettiest of all Disney Bars.