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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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Chocolate Martinis and Gingerbread Men At The Outer Rim

If you're out hotel hopping for gingerbread this holiday season be sure to stop by the Outer Rim Lounge for a break. Outer Rim sits on the Bay Lake side of Disney's Contemporary Grand Canyon Concourse, offering guests a comfortable spot to relax and enjoy beautiful views of Bay Lake below.

Drinks At Yak & Yeti Bar In Disney's Animal Kingdom

The Yak & Yeti bar feels like a secret hole-in-the-wall where you can dip in to wet your whistle. With just a few bar chairs pulled right up to the full-service bar this an incredibly small part of this sprawling restaurant, is not a spot to gather with a crowd. However, if you are traveling solo, or as a couple, it provides a quaint spot for a drink.

Why I Use The Disney Dining Plan Even If It Doesn’t Save Me Money

Over the years there has been a considerable amount of in depth discussion on whether adding on the Disney Dining Plan (DDP) is worth it. Most folks who crunch the numbers realize that at best you can come out even on the financial side of the equation. However a family vacation to Walt Disney World is about more than black and white financial decisions. Here are a few reasons that I love the Disney Dining Plan, even when it won't put me ahead of the game monetarily.

Disney’s BoardWalk Pizza Window Has A Tasty New Menu

Disney's BoardWalk is a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon on the shores of Crescent Lake. Whether you are out for a stroll, renting a bike, or looking for something to eat, this charming space has just what you are looking for. We're happy to say that after a recent closure, the BoardWalk Pizza Window is back in business with a tasty new menu.

Plaza Restaurant To Serve Breakfast for the Winter Holiday Season

Navigating dining reservations during the winter holiday season can be a frustrating part of planning during this busy time of year. If you're still looking for elusive breakfast reservations on your Christmas trip Magic Kingdom Day, I've got some good news. The Plaza Restaurant on Main Street U.S.A. will be serving breakfast for a limited time beginning November 4, 2018 and ending on January 5, 2019.

The Best Disney Dining Ideas Without Reservations

So you say you have no dining reservations? No Problem! We've gathered some great Disney Dining tips from veteran Disney travelers on just how you can enjoy great Disney restaurants without planning six months in advance.

Walt Disney World Breakfast Tips To Save Time, Money, and Stress

Getting out the door in the morning on your Walt Disney World vacation isn't always the easiest thing, especially if you're wrangling a large family. None the less, guests always emerge from their hotel rooms to make their way towards the heart of the magic. I've got 12 top tips for fueling up your morning while saving time, energy, and money on breakfast at Walt Disney World.

Cider Takes Center Stage To Rule The Fall At Disney Springs

September has brought with it a showcase of WonderFall Flavors at Disney Springs! September 7, 2018 kicks off a celebration of traditional autumn flavor delights all over Disney Springs. From harvest tacos and pumpkin desserts to hard ciders and autumn-inspired cocktail this is the place to find all the favorites of fall.

Spotlight on Tiffins at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Nestled amongst the trees on Discovery Island at Disney's Animal Kingdom on the way to Pandora: World of Avatar sits the Park's matchless signature dining experience, Tiffins. This elegant outpost for adventurers is not only a showcase for world flavors, but dedicated to the unique vision of the Imagineers that created the Park. Take a look at this Disney dining experience as we spotlight Tiffins.