Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 13, 2019

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 13, 2019

A few of our favorite Walt Disney World stores this week.

2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Gear At shopDisney

2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Gear At shopDisney

Get a jump on your festival shopping.

Pork Fried Rice From Capt. Cook's At Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Pork Fried Rice From Capt. Cook's At Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Traditional Fried Rice with Slow-roasted Pork

7 Things Not To Miss At Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

7 Things Not To Miss At Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

A few of my favorite things about Disney's flagship Resort.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 6, 2019

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 6, 2019

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Remodeled Bathrooms in Magic Kingdom Make a Splash

Restrooms. We all use them; we all want them to be clean, modern, and "Disney-esque." And there's a newly remodeled set of restrooms in the Magic Kingdom that we think are pretty snazzy. Snazzy enough, in fact, to give them a shout-out!

These are the restrooms located in that little underpass between Adventureland and Frontierland, and Disney World has recently updated them to reflect rich Arabian themeing. We have a few photos of the women's restroom (clearly the best choice, we think!) to give you an idea of the changes.

Disney Dream Christened

It was a day of magic for Disney Cruise Line's long-awaited newest ship. January 19 saw the Disney Dream christened in a lavish and grand ceremony which featured celebrities, top Disney executives and the Mouse himself.

Multi-talented actress and singer Jennifer Hudson was on hand as the Dream's godmother. A very fitting choice was Ms. Hudson as her Oscar- and Grammy-winning career started in 2003 aboard the Dream's sister ship, the Wonder.

"The Magic, the Memories and You" Premiere Pictures and Video

Disney premiered their new promotion for 2011 on Tuesday night, "The Magic, the Memories and You." The show basically uses Cinderella's Castle as a canvas on which to project a variety of special effect that make a compelling visual effect. It will also feature 500 photos from guests who use the PhotoPass service during the day.

Chocolate, Wine & Romance, Waldorf-Astoria Style

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the swanky Waldorf-Astoria Orlando will be hosting Chocolate, Wine & Romance weekends first on February 12-13 and again February 19-20.

The upscale hotel is featuring special pricing for these luxurious getaways where guests have plenty of opportunities to indulge in wine and chocolate. As an added bonus, the hotel is within the gates of Walt Disney World which enables guests to indulge in some fun as well.

Disney World 40th Anniversary Merchandise Now in Parks

Walt Disney World will be celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2011, and new commemorative merchandise has already taken over the parks! Here are a few of our favorite items we spotted...

Best Friends Pet Resort opens to rave woofs and meows

Would you cart along Fido or Tiger on your next Disney World trip and let them stay close by at the Best Friends Pet Resort?

"Toy Story 3" Nabs Best Animated Feature Golden Globe

The Disney-Pixar smash hit "Toy Story 3" not only walked away with auidences' hearts this year, but also came away with the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature at Sunday night's 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Though it was predicted to be a sure-bet win for "Toy Story 3", the film beat out several others for the top animated prize, including Disney's "Tangled."

Disney Bridal Showcase Coming in March

If you've ever dreamed of a Disney wedding, you might want to mark your calendar. Walt Disney World's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa will host a very special Bridal Showcase March 18 - 20.

Couples thinking of tying the knot at Walt Disney World will be given the opportunity to learn all about Disney weddings. Tours of areas used for ceremonies and receptions are a highlight of the Showcase. Prospective brides and grooms will also have the chance to attend question and answer sessions with the Disney wedding team.

Le Cellier Review

Le Cellier Steakhouse is one of the hardest dining reservations to get in Disney World. Many people say it's not worth the effort. Is Le Cellier a must-do at Disney World.

Drinking around the World at Epcot

We've all thought about it, or have done it ... perhaps several times: drinking "around the World" at Epcot's World Showcase.