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Disney News Round-up: Disney Restaurant News, Disney Cruise Line Named Best Cruise Line, and More

Happy Friday! Welcome to our end-of-the-week Disney news round-up. Today we're talking about some Disney resort restaurant news, the Television Hall of Fame at Disney's Hollywood Studios, more accolades for Disney Cruise Line, and much more.

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.

Jiko Named One of the Nation's Best Wine Restaurants

Congratulations are in order to Jiko - The Cooking Place for making Wine Enthusiast magazine's top 100 list of best wine and fine dining restaurants in the United States.

The Animal Kingdom Lodge's African-inspired restaurant boasts an impressive, award-winning wine list that features a large collection of South African vintage wines.

A few more Florida restaurants made the list as well, including Prime One Twelve in South Beach, Hakkasan at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Bern's Steak House in Tampa, Baires Grill in South Beach and Angle Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton in Palm Beach.

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3 Great Reasons To Try A 3-Night Starter Cruise On The Disney Cruise Line

It was only a few years ago that I wasn't even sure if I would enjoy a cruise once I got on the ship. My husband had anxiety about not being able to see land, and he was more than a little worried about getting seasick. Neither of us was sure that once we got to see we would enjoy it. A 3-night Disney Cruise turned out to be the perfect way to dip our toes in the proverbial water without committing a huge amount of money. It might be just the answer you are looking for too! Here are 3 great reasons you should give a 3-night starter cruise a chance.

At Least 4 Reasons Disney’s Animal Kingdom Is Better Than Ever

Over the past couple of years Imagineers at Disney's Animal Kingdom have been hard at work to develop new concepts and experiences to breathe new life into the Park. Finally the immersive wildlife Park that's not a zoo is coming into its own and taking center stage with a full slate of exceptional experiences. I'm not even going to try and list all the reasons I love Animal Kingdom, but I will absolutely share the four best reasons to be sure it's in the plan for your next Walt Disney World vacation.

7 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid On Your First Disney Cruise

I've been dreaming of my next Disney Cruise, and while I feel pretty confident with the ins and outs by now, I find myself fielding lots of questions from would be cruisers. If you're thinking of heading out to see for the first time, check out these 7 Rookie Mistakes to avoid on your first Disney Cruise.

My Five Favorite Things About The Disney Cruise Line

I've been dreaming of going back to sea, as tends to happen this time of year. If like me you yearn to slow down and relax while soaking up some serious tropical sun, maybe it's time you take a Disney Cruise. Leaving from Port Canaveral (and other Ports around the world) the Disney Cruise Line offers an escape beyond compare, and I thought I would let you in on the five things that I love most.

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.

Five Walt Disney World Restaurants Specializing in Seafood

While there are many restaurants around the Walt Disney World Resort that offer fantastic seafood dishes, may travelers are more comfortable getting their seafood from someplace that specializes in it. Here are 5 fantastic restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort that specialize in serving up the bounty of the sea.

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.

15 Fast Tips for Walt Disney World Dining

Planning a family vacation to Walt Disney World takes a lot of work, but thinking about all the wonderful options for Disney Dining should be fun, not stress you out. I've gathered together some of the top tips for Disney Dining from experts across the Blog-o-sphere to help you come up with a plan that will keep your family fueled for touring.

Why The Disney Cruise Line Is Made For Grown-ups

People often give me a puzzled stare when they hear that I'm headed off to sea for a Disney Cruise, without my kids. In their heads the ships are only suited a family vacation, they assume that Disney's ships are crowded, loud, and over-run with kids - they couldn't be more wrong. In creating the ultimate family cruise line, Disney's planning also gave way to the perfect grown-up retreat.

5 Reasons To Love Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

There are so many reasons to love Walt Disney World's Flagship Resort Hotel it's difficult to narrow our choices down to just five! This Victorian styled beauty sitting on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon dominates the landscape with sparkling white elegance and a charming red roof reminiscent of the Hotel del Coronado. Disney says this is the creme de la creme of its resort hotels and who are we to disagree?