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NEWS: Disney Dining Plan Updates Announced for 2018 and Alcoholic Drinks are Now Included

We have big news today! The 2018 Disney Dining Plan updates were announced this morning and for the first time ever the Dining Plan includes specialty beverages and alcoholic beverages (for guests 21 and older of course).

Mobile Order Coming to Satu’li Canteen and Other Restaurants at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

When Satu'li Canteen opens May 27 with the rest of Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom, guests will be able to use the new Mobile Order system on the My Disney Experience app. The new ordering system will then expand to other restaurants this summer.

2017 Free Dining Offer Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

Today's the day! The 2017 Free Dining offer was announced earlier this morning for select travel dates between the end of August and late December. There are no October travel dates for this year's offer and there's also a change for moderate resorts.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Food Blog Launches Epcot Snacks Guide, Easter Information for Disney World, and More

Happy Wednesday! In today's news we're talking about the new e-book from our friends at the Disney Food Blog, Easter happenings at Walt Disney World Resort, and a new fundraiser for Star Wars: Force For Change. Let's check it out!

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 News Round-Up: Disney Food Blog Announces New E-book, Paddlefish Opening Date Announced, and More

Today we have some exciting news about a favorite topic: Disney food! Our friends at the Disney Food Blog recently published their latest e-book and we finally have an opening date announced for Paddlefish at Disney Springs. Read on to find out more.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Dine On the Go Debuts this Week, Florida Resident Deal Announced, and More

Happy Tuesday! We have another round-up of Disney news for you today, including news about the new one-day Disney Dining Plan being tested at the Magic Kingdom. And if you're a Florida resident you might want to hear about the new deal.

Changes Coming to the Disney Dining Plan in 2017

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort in 2017 and you're adding the Disney Dining Plan to your Magic Your Way Package, listen up! Changes are coming to the Quick Service and Standard Dining Plans next year.

Tiffins and the Nomad Lounge Now Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom has officially become a new hot spot at the Walt Disney World Resort thanks to the brand-new nighttime experiences starting this weekend and the grand opening of Tiffins and the Nomad Lounge!

AristoCrepes Now Open at Disney Springs

Disney Springs welcomed another new food kiosk over the weekend. AristoCrepes joins B.B. Wolf's Sausage Co., The Daily Poutine, YeSake, and others as new spots to get some great food at the re-imagined shopping, dining, and entertainment district.

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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.

Seven Sweet and Savory Snacks You Have to Eat at the Magic Kingdom

Snacking is always a highlight of any vacation to Disney World, regardless of what park you're visiting. Each theme park has its own slate of must-eat snacks, and today we're checking out seven of the must-eat sweet and savory snacks at the Magic Kingdom.

Top Five Snacks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Plus a Few of Our Favorite Drinks

Disney's Animal Kingdom is one of our favorite parks for food, second only perhaps to Epcot. While you can eat and drink your way around the World (Showcase) at Epcot, the flavors you'll encounter at the Animal Kingdom range from simple to exotic, but always delicious.

And, with the opening of Pandora - The World of Avatar on May 27, we can add "out of this world" to the list of flavor profiles.

Blaze Fast Fired Pizza at Disney Springs

Amongst the recent dining additions at Disney Springs is a quick service spot to stop by for a perfect pizza pie made just for you. Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza is serving up custom-built artisanal pizzas, and freshly made gourmet salads that suit each guests taste. While Blaze is a chain fast-casual restaurant, it makes for a great fit at Disney Springs.

A Quick Stop At The BoardWalk Bakery

We all know that dining at the Walt Disney World Resorts can be an extraordinary experience. That especially holds true at the variety of venues on Disney's BoardWalk. As much as I love to dine at the wonderful table service venues, sometimes I just want to pick up a quick bite on the go, and that's when I turn to the BoardWalk Bakery.

Disney's Boardwalk Inn: Breakfast At The Belle Vue Lounge

On of my favorite spots at Disney's Boardwalk Inn and Villas has come to be the cozy little nook that is the Belle Vue Lounge. Located near the elevators on the Resort's Lobby level, the Belle Vue Lounge is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for a Continental Style Breakfast.

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.

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.

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.

Best Table Service Restaurants for First Timers at Walt Disney World

Planning a visit to the Walt Disney World Resort can be taxing for the most veteran traveler, but when you're planning your first visit to the House of the Mouse, it can be overwhelming. And many times I hear from those first-time travelers that they didn't know where to eat so they didn't make any reservations and they come home wishing they could have done things differently.