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Club Villain Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in January 2016

If you've ever dreamed of hanging out with some of the Disney Villains, now's your chance. An all-new dance-and-dine event, Club Villain, is headed to Disney's Hollywood Studios in January 2016 at the new Sunset Showcase.

Victoria & Albert’s Once Again Honored as One of the Top Restaurants in the United States

Victoria & Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa was recently named one of the top restaurants in the country in TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelers' Choice Awards. The restaurant is the only Florida restaurant on the list and is rank 6th out of 25.

Minnie’s Seasonal Dine Will Be Offered Year-Round at Hollywood & Vine in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Minnie Mouse will be hosting dinner parties all year long at Hollywood & Vine in Disney's Hollywood Studios. This holiday season she's hosting the previously announced Minnie's Holiday Dine, but the fun continues throughout the year with new dinner offering, Minnie's Seasonal Dine.

New ‘Snacks with Character’ Debut at Walt Disney World Resort

In a continued effort to provide options for guests with food allergies and intolerances, Disney has recently launched the all-new Snacks with Character line of Disney-branded allergy-friendly snacks. The new snack line includes cookies, snack bars, and more.

New Restaurant from Chef Art Smith Confirmed for Disney Springs

Celebrity Chef Art Smith is bringing farm-to-fork cuisine to Disney Springs in the summer of 2016 with a new restaurant, Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Southern Shine. Chef Smith was raised in Jasper, Florida so the restaurant's name is inspired by his heritage.

ABC Daytime’s ‘The Chew’ Celebrates the 20th Epcot Food and Wine Festival this Week

If you aren't able to make to the 20th Epcot International Food and Wine Festival this year, just tune in to ABC's The Chew all this week. The cast of the popular cooking and talk show traveled to the Festival earlier this month and taped a week's worth of shows.

New Chocolate Shop, The Ganachery, Coming to Disney Springs

Chocolate fans are going to love the newest addition coming to Disney Springs later this year. A new chocolate shop, The Ganachery, is scheduled to open at the shopping, dining, and entertainment district before the end of the year.

Tables in Wonderland Price Increases Effective Immediately

Tables in Wonderland, the Disney World discount dining program, has announced a price increase. Members were notified over the weekend of an immediate price increase, effective October 4. The new prices are an increase of $50 over the previous pricing.

New Flavor Lab Research and Development Facility Opening at Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has opened a brand-new, behind-the-scenes Flavor Lab where Disney's chefs, sommeliers, mixologists, and even front-of-house managers will be trained. The new research and development facility is not open to the general public.

Rockin’ Burger Block Parties Begin Saturday, September 25 at Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The 20th Epcot International Food and Wine Festival has officially started today. In addition to the Marketplace Booths where you can wine and dine your way around World Showcase, there are many special events planned throughout the festival.

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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 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.

Lunch At Satu'li Canteen in Pandora: The World Of Avatar

Deep in the Valley of Mo'ara guests hungry from their intergalactic journey will find a place to rest and refuel their bodies at the Satu'li Canteen. "Owned and operated by Alpha Centauri Expeditions (ACE), Satu'li Canteen supplies travelers all the comforts of home - courtesy of a unique, fast-casual menu that's been crafted from Pandora's natural abundance."

Tea For Two At The Garden View Lounge

If you're looking for a special way to spend the afternoon on your next Walt Disney World vacation, try a traditional British style afternoon tea served in the sun drenched comfort of the Garden View Lounge. Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is home to many elegant eateries, but the experience of afternoon tea is an unforgettable treat. Located on the first floor, just off the Grand Lobby, this charming space offers guests a comfortable respite each afternoon.

A New Bar Coming To Disney's Grand Floridian

Disney Parks Blog announced recently that the new enchantments at Disney's Grand Floridian won't stop with the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique opening in Summer 2019. Mizner's Lounge and Commander Porter's at Disney's Grand Floridian will be closing their doors for good to make way for a brand new bar.

5 Great Spots For A Picnic at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is home to more than 100 fantastic restaurants that will cater to your culinary needs, but sometime you just want to pack a meal to be eaten casually in the outdoors. A fun Disney outing that you don't necessarily need a Park ticket to enjoy, why not plan for a picnic on your next vacation. Here are 5 great spots for a picnic at Walt Disney World.