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Possible Changes Coming to the Disney Dining Plan

It's been a busy weekend full of possible news and even some rumors when it comes to changes that might be happening with the Disney Dining Plan. We've been hearing quite a few different reports and wanted to make our readers aware of changes that are possible.

Best Cool Treats for the ‘Coolest Summer Ever’ at Walt Disney World

After a very long and very cold winter (for most of us) it seems that summer might finally be just around the corner and if you're traveling to Walt Disney World this summer that means it's going to be hot. We're talking H-O-T kind of hot. Melting while you're standing still hot. Sweating in places you didn't think was possible hot. And this means you need to keep your cool.

Fun Food Choices at the Magic Kingdom’s 24-Hour Party

It's almost time for the Magic Kingdom's 24-hour party that is officially kicking off the Coolest Summer Ever and if there's one thing you need at a party it is food. And the Magic Kingdom will be serving up some new treats for the celebration in addition to some regular favorites.

Chef Mickey’s to Start Serving Brunch Daily on May 31

One of the most popular character meals at the Walt Disney World Resort is adding a daily brunch to the menu. Reservations for brunch at Chef Mickey's, located inside Disney's Contemporary Resort, open on May 22. The first brunch seating is available on Sunday, May 31.

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar Opening at The Landing in Disney Springs this Fall

The Landing in Downtown Disney (soon to be Disney Springs) will be home to Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar this fall. And if you're asking yourself "who is Jock Lindsey?" we have the answer. Jock is the pilot for Indiana Jones and he has a pet snake named Reggie.

Harambe Marketplace Opening Later this Month at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is getting ready to celebrate the opening of the all-new Harambe Marketplace later this month. The new marketplace will feature merchandise shops and new food choices from four walk-up windows.

The Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience Coming to Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Just in case Star Wars Weekends weren't going to be amazing enough this year, Disney just announced the addition of a popup Star Wars-themed restaurant, The Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience. This spot was "once a known hangout of Rebel pilots, aliens, and smugglers" and the themeing is going to be out of this galaxy amazing.

Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop No Longer Selling Products with Peanut Butter

The next time you're craving a peanut butter and chocolate sundae at the Walt Disney World Resort you'll find one less place to indulge. The Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop at Downtown Disney has stopped using peanut butter as an ingredient in sundaes, chocolates, or as a topping.

The Disney Food Blog Announces the Grand Launch of the ‘DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2015’ Ebook

The Disney Food Blog recently announced the grand launch of the all-new 2015 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining ebook! This instantly downloadable ebook is full of all the tips, tricks, and information you'll need to plan your dining during a Walt Disney World vacation.

STK Opening This Year at The Landing in Disney Springs

Another new restaurant has been announced for The Landing area at Disney Springs. STK by The ONE Hospitality, Inc., is scheduled to open later this year and will be one of the largest STK locations in the world at more than 14,000 square feet.

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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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Crazy for Cotton Candy

Social Media is going crazy for the fun new Light Up Cotton Candy at Disney Parks. Coast to coast and around the world this colorful treat is bringing smiles to the masses and gaining ground as Instagramers show pleasure their fluffy, flashy, rainbow treats.

Top Treats to Keep You Cool this Summer at Walt Disney World

Ah, summertime in Orlando. It's hot and humid. We mean, it's like melt-to-the-sidewalk-HOT. Almost unbearably HOT. But...there is a way to keep your cool when visiting Disney World during the summer months. Cold food and drinks! That's right - in addition to finding air conditioning at every chance, you can also cool yourself with some tasty food and drinks.

Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen Review Part 2

Last Friday we began to look at the fantastic food and atmosphere of Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen Review Part 1, which covered the atmosphere, cocktails, and appetizers. Be sure to go back and read that article to get a better overview of Homecomin'. Today lets continue with down home entrees and a couple of very special desserts help to put this phenomenal new eatery on the map.

New Menu Item At The Daily Poutine

If you think half the fun of planning your Walt Disney World vacation is figuring out what you're going to eat, then hold to your hat because The Daily Poutine has something brand new. Move over traditional curds and gravy over fries, because this summer it's all about the cheeseburger, Cheeseburger Poutine that is!

Favorite Sweet Treats at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Yes, we know. Disney's Hollywood Studios is a hot mess right now thanks to the construction projects for Toy Story Land and Star Wars Land. But the theme park still has some redeeming qualities including The Great Movie Ride, Tower of Terror, and Toy Story Mania. And you can meet BB-8 and Baby Groot, so it's not all bad. Plus, there's a ton of great food to be found at the Studios.

Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen Review Part 1

Eat all the things! Alright - maybe we didn't eat ALL of the things, but as soon as we walked in the door at Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen And Shine Bar our goal was to eat as much as we possibly could. I'd say we put a pretty big dent in the menu, and I've got photos for you of every wonderful thing. I'll say it right here at the start, this celebrity chef restaurant in Disney Springs is my new Walt Disney World favorite.

Seven Sweet and Savory Snacks You Have to Eat at the Magic Kingdom

Snacking is always a highlight of any vacation to Disney World, regardless of what park you're visiting. Each theme park has its own slate of must-eat snacks, and today we're checking out seven of the must-eat sweet and savory snacks at the Magic Kingdom.

Indulge In A Watermelon Pink Flamingo At The Frontera Cocina Bar

It's cocktail Friday again, so let's indulge in another treat from one of the great Bars at Disney Springs. While Frontera Cocina is gaining a reputation for delicious, authentic Mexican food from Mast Chef Rick Bayless. No reservations are taken for the bar so we walked on in to check out the drink menu and wet our whistle.

Top Five Snacks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Plus a Few of Our Favorite Drinks

Disney's Animal Kingdom is one of our favorite parks for food, second only perhaps to Epcot. While you can eat and drink your way around the World (Showcase) at Epcot, the flavors you'll encounter at the Animal Kingdom range from simple to exotic, but always delicious.

And, with the opening of Pandora - The World of Avatar on May 27, we can add "out of this world" to the list of flavor profiles.