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News For A New Year From Walt Disney World

Let's check in and see what's going on at Walt Disney World! Have you heard the news? The 2019 Disney Parks Moms Panel has been announced with a diverse group of 40 members, including 12 new panelists to make up the team that helps Disney travelers plan their dream vacations. Each Moms Panel Member offers a unique point of view and years of Disney travel experience to help you make the most of your trips.

Disney Food Blog Releases ‘DFB Guide to Walt Disney World 2017 2nd Edition’ E-book

If you're making plans to vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort this year there's one must-have planning tool: the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2017 e-book. This full-color e-book is full of more than 600 page of all the information you need to know about Disney World dining.

Disney Food Blog Celebrating Grand Launch of the ‘DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016’ E-book

The Disney Food Blog is celebrating the grand launch of the all-new, fully-updated DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016 e-book. The e-book is available for purchase and immediate download so you don't miss a minute when planning your dining adventures for your next 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.

Trattoria al Forno Replacing Kouzzina by Cat Cora at Disney’s BoardWalk

A new Italian restaurant is replacing Kouzzina by Cat Cora at Disney's BoardWalk.

Trattoria al Forno is scheduled to open in December and its menu will feature regional Italian dishes in addition to classic favorites such as shrimp with garlic, capers, and anchovies served with polenta, baked lasagna, eggplant rollatini, and chicken breast alla Parmagiana.

Several ‘Major’ Restaurants May be Headed to Disney Springs

As construction continues on Disney Springs, there are more restaurant names being added to the mix that already includes a new dining location from the Patina Restaurant Group.

One of the restaurants said to be a good possibility is Morimoto, the Japanese and sushi restaurant owned by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and the Starr restaurant group. The restaurant currently has locations in New York City and Philadelphia.

Braille Menus to Be Available for Guests at Select Restaurants in Disney World and Disneyland

Beginning March 1, both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort will be offering Braille menus for guests with visual disabilities.

Our friends at the Disney Food Blog broke this news in late February.

A Few Magical Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you haven't made your New Year's Eve plans yet and you're going to be at the Walt Disney World Resort there are a few rather magical ways to ring in 2014.

As of mid-December, Monsieur Paul still had a few reservations available for noon, 12:30, 2:30, and 3 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The restaurant is serving a three-course menu for $75 (plus tax and gratuity).

Food News In and Around Walt Disney World

Food at Disney World is an attraction in and of itself for many guests; here are some food news tidbits from around WDW.

First up are snacks. It looks like fans of the sweet cream cheese-filled pretzel can now get their fix at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The pretzels can be found on the Streets of America at the Pretzel Garden. Next, guests can use a Disney Dining Plan snack credit (or pay $3.19) to grab a Citrus Swirl. This sweet twist of vanilla soft-serve ice cream and frozen orange juice can be found in the Magic Kigndom's Sunshine Tree Terrace.

Sneak Peak of Art of Animation Resort's Food Court Offerings

We're still a few months away from the opening of Disney's Art of Animation Resort, but details of the resort's food court, Landscape of Flavors, have surfaced.

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Reopening Information You Should Know About Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

In the past it has been easy as pie to enjoy a Walt Disney World vacation, even without heading to the Disney Parks. Disney hotels have offered guests a plethora of shopping, dinning, and entertainment options that over the years have made visiting multiple resorts something everyone does. However, in this new COVID-19 world health and safety precautions may just put a damper on your hotel hopping game. Here's what you should know about the reopening plans for Walt Disney World Resort Hotels.

Walt Disney World Reservations Cleans The Slate To Move Forward

Walt Disney World Reservations put out some pretty heavy information last night laying out the beginnings of their plans to move Parks and Resorts forward with a brand new reservations system. As a result of the COVID-19 impact they have had to re-evaluate a slew of existing operational systems including hotel packages, park ticket sales, advanced dining and experience reservations, fastpass+ systems, and extra magic hours.

Health and Safety Policies For The Reopening of Disney Springs

Disney fans are looking forward to the reopening of Disney Springs beginning on May 20th, 2020 with many of the third-party operating participants. Then on May 27, three of the Disney-owned and -operated stores and venues will reopen. Safety and well-being for all is chief in the minds of The Walt Disney Company, so as this is exciting news there are some very important new procedures for cast members and guests that you should know about.

But First Beignets At Scat Cat's Club Cafe'

Scat Cat's Club - Cafe is the popularquick serve window at Walt Disney World's Port Orleans French Quarter Resort. This pretty resort in Disney's moderate category fans has a charming New Orleans theme, so of course, that comes with some fabulous New Orleans foods... including beignets!

YouTube Gems To Help You Start Planning Your Next Walt Disney World Vacation

Disney Parks around the world may be closed, but that doesn't mean you can't start planning your next Walt Disney World vacation. In fact, now is the perfect time to do your research and create the best vacation ever! To help you out I've gathered a few of my favorite YouTube gems for you to get started.

Citrus Swirl Orange Soda Float From The Sunshine Tree Terrace

Much of the US is deep in the throws of winter, so I thought that means it's the perfect time to spread a little sunshine. There's no better way to do that than with the help of that little orange bird and the Sunshine Tree Terrace. Located in Adventureland in Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, this quick service window is home to a great snack option called the Citrus Swirl.

Take Away Tips For Meals From Disney Springs

Food to go, it's something we all indulge in wether it be at home or on vacation. Sometimes you just want to head back to where it's comfortable and not have to worry about going out again. When it comes to food to go however, some snacks meals just travel better than others. Over the past several years I've picked up many snacks and meals to go from several Disney Springs restaurants. What you'll find below are my favorite for maintaining fresh flavor even if you're not eating them until hours later.

The Pizza's On Point At Pizza Ponte

Just across the bridge onto The Landing in Disney Springs sits the old Disney Springs Air Terminal, according to story. This massive building is home to three Italian eateries Maria & Enzo's Ristorante, Enzo's Hideaway Tunnel Bar, and the fast-casual pizza joint, Pizza Ponte.

House Of Blues Smokehouse At Disney Springs

On the far end of Disney Springs' West side sits sprawling dining and entertainment complex that is the Orlando House Of Blues. This popular destination offers a wide range of shopping, food, and music opportunities for Disney guests to enjoy. If you're looking for a quick bite and some smokey barbecue is calling your name, you shoul make your way to The Smokehouse.

Grab A Snack In Queue For Na'vi River Journey

Na'vi River Journey is one of headline attractions in Pandora: The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom. As a newer attraction (it opened in May 2017) at Walt Disney World this one can often experiences lengthy queues. Travelers off-would shouldn't fear though because Alpha Centauri Expeditions has you covered with a snack stand located right in line.