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‘Celebration at the Top’ Announced for California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

California Grill at Disney's Contemporary Resort is hosting a new nighttime event, Celebration at the Top - Sip, Savor, Sparkle. Guests will enjoy small bites, drinks, and a viewing of the Magic Kingdom's fireworks from a private observation deck.

Wine Bar George Opening at Disney Springs in Fall 2017

Wine Bar George, a 210-seat wine bar from Master Sommelier George Miliotes, has been confirmed for Disney Springs. The new wine bar is slated to open in fall 2017 offering a variety of wines by the glass and bottle.

California Grill to Serve ‘Brunch at the Top’ Beginning in February

California Grill, the popular signature dining restaurant at the top of Disney's Contemporary Resort, will begin serving a Sunday Brunch in February 2016. The 'Brunch at the Top' will be the first daytime meal served at the restaurant, which has been a dinner-only spot since it opened.

Disney Parks and Resorts Inspire New Line of Coffee from Joffrey’s

Even if you can't wake up at your favorite Disney theme park or hotel every morning you can enjoy a cup of coffee inspired by those locations thanks to Joffrey's.

The Tampa, Florida based specialty roasting company recently introduced the Disney Parks and Resorts Specialty Coffee Collection featuring nine blends inspired by the theme parks and hotels.

Joffrey's head roastmaster collaborated with top Disney chefs to create the specialty blends.

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.

California Grill Slated To Close For Renovations

A super popular spot for firework watching will be getting a makeover after the holidays. The California Grill is set to close in early 2013 for what's being called an "extensive renovation."

While there are not a whole lot of details at this time as to what exactly will change with the Contemporary Resort-based restaurant, guests can expect a brand new look for the Grill and some changes to the menu. Chef Brian Piasecki looks to be "excited" about the upcoming changes and "enhancements to the interactive kitchen." He also says:

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runDisney: Tips For Carb-Load at Walt Disney World

Carb-loading, runners talk about it, but how many actually know how it should be done? What seems like a great excuse for a pizza and pasta party on the sports teams of our youth, needs to be delved into a little further as adults heading out for a Disney Half Marathon and beyond. We've got a few great tips to get the most out of your Walt Disney World pre-race carb-load.

The Top 5 Things to Love about Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney's Contemporary Resort has been an icon at the Walt Disney World Resort since the very beginning. The A-frame structure hotel was part of Walt Disney's vision for Disney World and opened in 1971. And, to this day, riding the Monorail through the hotel is a highlight of any visit to the resort and to the Magic Kingdom.

Three Sweet Spots for Sushi At Walt Disney World

Sushi is a popular culinary treat, but not everyone has a quality Japanese restaurant in their home town. Luckily Disney travelers, can find a broad variety of restaurants across the Walt Disney World Property that are offering up this skillfully created Japanese delicacy. We've gathered together our three favorite sweet spots for sushi to share with you.

Special Ideas for Celebrating new Year at Walt Disney World

Ringing in the New Year at Walt Disney World is one of those things I dreamed of as a girl. Frankly, I place the blame directly on the early 80's version of Carousel of Progress. However, as an adult just the thought of fighting through the New Year Crowds on Main Street USA triggers an anxiety attack. Avoiding crowds during the holidays at Disney is all relative, and while it will be crowded and busy no matter where you go, avoiding the parties in the Parks will help ease a bit of that traffic.

A Disney Dining Bucket List: Places to Dine and Menu Items to Eat

As Disney fans, we probably all have a list of things to do, places to eat, menu items we want to eat, and even hotels we must stay in at some point in our travels to the Walt Disney World Resort. It might come as no surprise to anyone that I have a Disney dining bucket list.

10 Tips For Going Solo at Walt Disney World

Today, nearly half of the United States Population is single, and that means that the solo traveler has become just as important to the hospitality industry as families. People are out traveling on their own more than ever, and the Walt Disney World Resort is a fantastic place to get away for some serious "me time." Solo travelers enjoy the luxury of following their own schedule and vacations designed entirely around their own interests.

The Best of Walt Disney World Resorts

Since 1971 the Walt Disney World Resort has not only been a vacation paradise because of its Theme Park, but because of the wide variety of recreation opportunities hosted at themed resort hotels. Staying on property is a must for many faithful Disney fans not only because of the special perks that come with a Disney Resort stay, but because they know where to find the best. Take a look at our top picks for the best of Walt Disney World Resorts.

5 Disney Lounges Serving Up Scrumptious Food

Dining in Walt Disney World is a treat for many fans that make their annual pilgrimages to see the mouse. Travelers man their phones and computers as far as 180 days in advance of their vacations to vie for their perfect Advanced Dining Reservation. However - if you're not into competitive planning, Disney is also home to some fabulous cocktail lounges that serve food straight out of the kitchens of the best restaurants on property. No reservations needed, these bar scenes are worthy of any walk-up wait for a fabulous meal.

Ideas For Adding Romance To Your Walt Disney World Vacation

For the past several years I've been escaping to Walt Disney World without my kids. It's like a guilty little please to get away - except I have no guilt in doing something nice for myself every now and again. Whether you are planning a Disney Honeymoon or just looking to take a romantic break with the one you love, there are plenty of places to relax and spend some time together at Disney. I've gathered together a few fantastic ideas for ways that you can add a little romance to your vacation - with kids or without.

5 Reasons to Love Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney's Contemporary Resort is not only one of the original Walt Disney World Hotels, but it remains one of the premier destinations for Disney travelers both staying at the property or just coming for a visit. Its unique A-frame design sets the stage for the massive Grand Canyon Concourse that holds shopping, dining, an original Mary Blair mural, and the monorail which runs right through!