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Downtown Disney Starbucks Announces ‘Starbucks Evening’ Menu

The Starbucks in Downtown Disney recently announced that it will debut the new Starbucks Evening menu. This all-new menu is being rolled out at select Starbucks across the country, giving customers the option to order food and adult beverages in the evening in addition to the regular coffee menu options.

Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue Celebrated 40th Anniversary this Month

The Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue is one of the longest-running dinner shows in America, and it recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.

The show got its start in the summer of 1974 as part of the Disney World Fine Arts College Workshop program. After a summer of performances Walt Disney World decided to hire a permanent cast and the show opened on September 5, 1974.

Patagoina Booth Featuring the Flavors of Chile and Argentina to Debut at 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

This year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival kicks off a week earlier than past festivals and will feature a new Patagonia booth, new menus, and special dining events.

Debuting at this year's event is the Patagonia booth, which combines the flavors of Argentina and Chile. So far there is no word on whether or not the former Argentina and Chile booths will remain at the festival.

The booth's menu will include dishes such as sustainable roasted Verlasso salmon, quinoa salad, and arugula chimichurri.

Menus and Additional Details Announced for Fifth Annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

The fifth annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic is scheduled to take place this fall, coinciding with the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.

The two-day Food and Wine Classic is scheduled for Friday, October 31, and Saturday, November 1 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel.

Marketplaces at This Year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Are Bigger and Better

When visiting the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival this year, you might notice something different about the locations when you're buying those tasty treats.

Gone are the generic booths from years past. The new locations - called marketplaces, not kiosks - are mini kitchen outlets where chefs can create culinary magic every day. David Buckley, the art director for the festival, is behind much of the redesign.

Food Booths Returning to Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival in 2014

Next year's Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival will be a feast for the eyes and the stomach as the food booths are making a return for 2014.

This year's 20th anniversary of the Flower and Garden Festival featured food and beverage marketplace booths similar to what guests find at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival each fall.

And now there is official word that 12 food marketplace booths will return for the 21st annual Flower and Garden Festival.

Downtown Disney Foodtopia Happening in October

If you're a foodie, Downtown Disney is the place to be in October. Throughout the month diners can enjoy the Downtown Disney Foodtopia where a select group of restaurants will be featuring 3-course dinners at bargain prices.

New Food Choices Make It Easy to Eat Healthy While at the Walt Disney World Resort

Eating at the Disney Parks doesn't always have to mean turkey legs, burgers, pizza, or chicken nuggets. There are now healthy food choices available at each park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

Last week Prince Eric's Village Market opened in New Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom, and guests will find Odwalla lemonade served with a fruit garnish, bottled water, juices, and teas, and snacks including fresh fruit, hummus, and Greek yogurt.

Starbucks Opens at Epcot’s Fountain View Café

Coffee lovers, it's time to celebrate. The Fountain View Cafe in Epcot has officially reopened as a Starbucks, joining the Magic Kingdom's Main Street Bakery as the two in-park coffee destinations.

The Cafe still features a futuristic look while incorporating the Starbucks logo and signage - there's no question that you're walking into a Starbucks as you head up the walkway into the restaurant.

Raglan Road Hosting the Great Irish Hooley During Labor Day Weekend

If you're searching for good food, great music, and maybe some Celtic dance this weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort, then you need to stop at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant for a big Irish celebration.

The Great Irish Hooley - which is Irish slang for a party or celebration - is returning for a second year after great success last year. The event will feature traditional Irish food from celebrity chef Kevin Dundon, live music, and even dance workshops.

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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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Joffery’s Tea Treaders Café at Disney Springs

Disney fans are known to be passionate about their coffee, and over the past several years Disney has really stepped up their java game by creating partnerships with both Starbucks and Joffey's. Both companies also has significant interests in the tea trade, and guests at Disney Springs are welcome to explore the world of the leaf at Joffery's Tea Treaders Cafe.

Fleur De Lys Outdoor Kitchen At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

My friends and I did a lot of eating at the Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival where the Outdoor Kitchens around World Showcase are providing country after country of bright farm fresh foods. That being said - I only made a return trip to one booth while we were there, and that was to the indulgent pop up Fleur De Lys.

A Review of Dinner at the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen at the Magic Kingdom

I recently had a chance to dine at the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen in the Magic Kingdom. The table service location has been open since late 2015, serving up exotic eats with Jungle Cruise humor. My first dinner there did not disappoint (for the most part).

The Smokehouse Barbecue & Brews Outdoor Kitchen at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

The Smokehouse Barbecue & Brews Outdoor Kitchen at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is located in the American pavilion, and is serving up some truly tasty Barbecue. My husband and I stopped by one afternoon for a taste of what they had to offer.

Get Back To The Ground At The Urban Farm Eats Outdoor Kitchen

Today, we're making another stop at the Outdoor Kitchens of Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival Urban Farm Eats. Urban Farm Eats is the place that showcases all-natural foods and top tips for "growing your own groceries."

Best Use Of A Snack Credit at Disney's Hollywood Studios

One of the biggest questions surrounding the dining plan is "how can I get the best value for my credits?" Most veterans know that things like character dining and Food & Wine Festival snacks can get you a big bang for your buck (or credit). But did you know that there is a hidden gem of a snack tucked away in Echo Lake at Disney's Hollywood Studios that might be the best value for your snack credit around? I give you the funnel cake from Oasis Canteen!

A Few of our Favorite Cocktails and Drinks at Walt Disney World Resort

When you're visiting the Walt Disney World Resort it is very important to stay hydrated, especially in the hot summer months. But sometimes you just have to step away from the water and find a great grownup beverage. Something cold, maybe frozen, but definitely delicious.

The Berry Basket Outdoor Kitchen At Epcot's International Flower And Garden Festival

I've been on the ground at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival all week, and I couldn't wait to get home to tell you about one of my favorite NEW Outdoor Kitchens. If you'll be at the festival yourself, be sure to head straight over to The Berry Basket.

Breakfast At The Grand Floridian Café

Indulging in a hearty breakfast before heading off to the Parks is my favorite way to start the day on my Walt Disney World vacation. I'm a sucker for a leisurely meal and discussion about all the adventures that we are about to experience. On my last trip my son and I stopped in to the charming Grand Floridian Cafe.