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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Debuts Gardens Kiosk for Guests with Food Allergies and Other Dietary Restrictions

When you have a serious food allergy or dietary restrictions, a visit to a theme park can often lead to frustration and uncertainty about food safety. But Disney is working to make dining out with food allergies easier for guests.

Disney's Animal Kingdom recently opened a kiosk to help guests with food allergies, intolerances, and other issues. The kiosk - called Gardens - is located on Discovery Island adjacent to Adventures Outpost.

Changes Coming Next Year to Tables in Wonderland Dining Discounts

Tables in Wonderland members take note - there are changes coming to the discount dining program by the middle of next year.

According to our friends at the Disney Food Blog, at least one restaurant is going to stop offering the Tables in Wonderland discounts while others will have more blackout dates when guests use the card.

Take A Peak At The 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Menus

The menus are out for the 18th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in Walt Disney World. With 30 fantastic Marketplace Booths scattered around World Showcase Promenade there's sure to be something to tempt the taste of even the pickiest eater. New additions this year include Scotland, the return of Brazil, and a new Coffee Cart in the American Pavilion.

Main Street Bakery First Look!

We've been talking about it over on the forums for a couple of weeks now, but our good friends over at the Disney Food Blog have a first look into the brand new Main Street Bakery! A few select guests have been receiving dining vouchers to test out the renovated diggs on Main Street and new home to Walt Disney World's first Starbucks location!

L’Artisan des Glaces Sorbet and Ice Cream Shop in Epcot’s France is Now Open

There's a new restaurant to visit when you're looking to get out of the heat in Epcot. L'Artisan des Glaces Sorbet and Ice Cream Shop has opened in the France Pavilion.

California Grill Opening Later This Summer – Some Reservations Available for November

As fine dining fans eagerly wait for the date for the reopening of the California Grill at Disney's Contemporary Resort, there is some exciting news to report about reservations for later this year.

Free Dining Announced for Select Dates This Fall

Our friends at the Disney Food Blog shared the news this morning - Free Dining for Disney Visa Cardholders has been announced for dates in September. The offer is expected to open to the public on May 9.

Guests must have a minimum three night stay between September 2 and September 25 in order to receive the Free Dining. A minimum ticket purchase of at least at two-day Magic Your Way ticket is also required.

BoardWalk Bakery Reopens at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

After a several months long refurbishment, the BoardWalk Bakery at Disney's BoardWalk Inn has finally reopened! And it's bigger and better than before.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is planning a special Mother's Day Brunch at the Garden Grove restaurant, complete with a complimentary mimosa for mom. The whole family will have a chance to interact with their favorite Disney characters during the meal.

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival - Plus Food!

The 20th Annual Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival has started down at the Walt Disney World Resort! As we've mentioned before this year the festival has several exciting additions and the one we're dying to hear all about is the food!

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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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Options For Thanksgiving Turkey Without Reservations At Walt Disney World

Most guests headed down to Walt Disney World for Thanksgiving this week have had their dining reservations well in hand for some time now. However - if you are still wondering where you'll be able to get a taste of turkey over the holiday, we've got the answers you are looking for. From legs with a fan following to Thanksgiving leftovers on a bun, the restaurants of Walt Disney World are serving up some festive favorites.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding From Homecomin' Florida Kitchen

The every day desserts at Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen, are honeyed and decedent. Chef's Heirloom Pecan Pie, famous Hummingbird Cake, and the big time boozy Shine Cake are certainly on my must indulge list. However now, for a limited time, there's a new seasonal sweet on the menu that is sure to bring Guests through the door.

Limited Advanced Dining Reservations In Epcot Still Available For Thanksgiving

While many fans are right on top of their Walt Disney World advanced dining reservations as soon as that 180 window opens up, others are more laid back when it comes to mealtime. There are certain times of year that you can get a reservation just about anywhere, during the holidays is not one of them. If you plan on spending Thanksgiving in the Disney Parks and are still hoping to snag a great mealtime table for your family, you may want to act soon.

Great Breakfasts under $10 at Walt Disney World

It isn't hard for Walt Disney World guests to find a delicious breakfast at dozens of wonderful table service establishments across the property. However, finding a counter service breakfast with a little more pep can be tricky. The following breakfast options have a bit more personality than the standard breakfast platter and are sure to get you going for your busy day ahead, all for under $10.

Where To Find Pumpkin Flavored Treats This Fall At Walt Disney World

If you haven't been paying attention around your hometown, pumpkin season is in full swing! The fine bakers at Walt Disney World have noticed too and the shelves have been stocked with tasty treats that embrace the flavors of fall. For Americans there always seems to be something comforting about pumpkin, with memories of family times together, where better to share that than on a Walt Disney World vacation.

BaseLine Tap House Opens At Disney's Hollywood Studios

If you're looking for a great spot to stop in for a drink and a snack at Disney's Hollywood Studios, you may want to head over to the brand new BaseLine Tap House. The new bar is a highlight stop on the Park's reimagined Grand Avenue, a thoroughfare that will eventually lead Guests into Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.

Cool Down With Great Drinks at The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is in full swing at the Walt Disney World Resort. With all the delicious food and wine to indulge in, it can be easy to spend a lot of time out in that hot summer sun. If you're looking for something to help you cool off at the festival, be sure to make a stop at one of these booths at kiosks that are serving up some delicious cool beverages.

Rick Bayless' Frontera Cocina Is Dinsey Springs' Home For Authentic Mexican Flavors

Frontera Cocina at Disney Springs is the brain child of eight-time winner of the James Beard Award, Chef Rick Bayless. Rick's food is known for authentic Mexican flavors, in fact his work is considered so important to sharing the Mexican culture he's even received the highest decoration the country can bestow on foreigners, the of Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle.

Cider Flight At The Food & Wine Festival Farm Fresh Marketplace Booth

Each year Disney dedicated foodies make an annual pilgrimage to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival to taste the culinary pleasures it holds. In addition to the phenomenal display of world flavors, the marketplace booths also serve up casks full of some truly fabulous beverages. Artisan Ciders are rapidly gaining popularity in the United States, and the Farm Fresh Marketplace Booth has a flight to delight your senses.

5 New Must Try Dishes at the 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

A little hurricane doesn't stop the mouse for long, and the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is up and running once again in Walt Disney World. The Festival is running now through November 13th, 2017 so head on down and eat your way around the world!