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Disney News Round-up: Progressive Dinner Announced at Disney Springs, New Party in the Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy day after Thanksgiving! While you're noshing on leftovers we have some exciting food-themed news to share with you. Next weekend there's a special progressive dinner planned at Disney Springs, and next week a new party is coming to the Magic Kingdom. Read on to find out more.

Thirty New Tenants Announced for Disney Springs Include New Shops and Restaurants

Disney Springs is quickly becoming a go-to destination for high-end shopping and dining. And now, Disney has announced that 30 new tenants are coming to Disney Springs this spring including kate spade new york, Sephora, Lacoste, and more.

New Restaurant from Chef Art Smith Confirmed for Disney Springs

Celebrity Chef Art Smith is bringing farm-to-fork cuisine to Disney Springs in the summer of 2016 with a new restaurant, Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Southern Shine. Chef Smith was raised in Jasper, Florida so the restaurant's name is inspired by his heritage.

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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.

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.

The Top Must-Eat-Here-in-2017 Restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort

So here we are, a week into the New Year. Did you make any delicious resolutions yet? How about making a list of all the places you want to eat, drink, and be merry at the Walt Disney World Resort this year? Now THAT seems like the best kind of resolution to make.

Art Smith’s Hamilton County Chocolate Pecan Pie

Is there anything more quintessentially southern than a pecan pie? This 19th century variant of classic chess pie is a special holiday favorite where pecan trees grow native. The turn of the millennium shook things up with pecan pie lovers creating several popular variants, such as chocolate and bourbon inspired pies. With the so many new restaurants that opened in Disney Springs recently, it's no surprise that pecan pie is showing up on menus.

Grab & Go Delightful Doughnuts from Homecoming Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar

Don't have time to sit down for full service, but still want to taste some of Celebrity Chef Art Smith's down home cooking? Then slide on up to the outdoor Shine Bar at Homecoming Florida Kitchen, grab a drink and indulge in a little something to grab-and-go.

The Top 5 Things at Walt Disney World this Summer

Summer has officially awakened at the Walt Disney World Resort and this summer is going to be pretty amazing if you're lucky enough to have plans to visit the theme parks. In just the last few weeks so many new restaurants, shops, and attractions have opened that it is hard to keep track of it all. But lucky for you, we have our list of the top five things we're excited about this summer at Disney World!

The Top 5 Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort

It's that time of year again! It's time to think about what we're looking forward to next year when it comes to the Walt Disney World Resort. After all, 2016 is just a few days away and there are so many great things happening next year at our favorite place!

More Exceptional Dining And Entertainment To Come at Disney Springs

The transformation of Disney Springs is stacking up to set this bustling shopping, dining, and entertainment area into a league of its own. We've already seen spectacular new additions to the from not only the Disney company, but high end retailers and celebrity chefs who have come for their slice of the Disney tourist pie. This truly grand destination redefines "downtown" with breezy open-air promenades, pretty meandering springs and a lively waterfront charm.