Walt Disney World Spring Foodie News Round-up

Disney food fans have a lot to look forward to on their next trip with some exciting seasonal event, changes in old favorites, and new additions that will be coming to life this Spring. It's a gustatory celebration and we're sharing just a few of our favorites.

Booth menus announced for Flower and Garden FestivalBooth menus announced for Flower and Garden Festival

Great new things are coming out of the Golden Oak Outpost in the Magic Kingdom. If you're a fan of "pub grub" you've got to swing on by and order a batch of fresh fried, Barbecue Chicarrons. These crispy cracklin's are perfect for a salty, crunchy treat that is still low-carb. You can find the outpost on the path between Adventureland and Frontierland across from the back side of Pecos Bill's.

Barbecue Chicarrons From Golden Oak OutpostBarbecue Chicarrons From Golden Oak Outpost

In the wilds of Pandora at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Pongu Pongu's Night Blossom non-alcoholic frozen mocktail has been given an upgrade of sorts. While you can still get the all ages version, they have introduced a new drink called the Rum Blossom, which adds Bacardi Superior Rum to the popular beverage. Slushy layers of apple, desert pear, and limeade are topped with passion fruit popping pearls.

Pongu Pongu's Night Blossom MocktailPongu Pongu's Night Blossom Mocktail

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival kicks off on February 28, 2018 featuring 15 Outdoor Kitchens serving up the freshest flavors of the season. Guests can sip and sample their way around World Showcase through May 28. For more information head on over to the Disney Food Blog where you can find full coverage of the 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Booth Menus and Food Photos.

Candied Strawberries from Lotus HouseCandied Strawberries from Lotus House

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick's Festival, taking place March 16th through the 18th at the popular Disney Springs eatery. Two festival stages will showcase a full slate of special entertainment inspired by the Emerald Isle creating a fun for all ages celebration. Dinners can enjoy and authentic Irish meal of Loin of Bacon and Cabbage, as well as plenty of other traditional delights.

Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick's FestivalRaglan Road Mighty St. Patrick's Festival

This last piece of new is one that confirms rumors which have been swirling about for some time. Fantasyland's immersive dining experience Be Our Guest will be changing up their dinner service with an "an enhanced prix fixe dinner menu." The menu will feature three courses of French-inspired dishes that includes your choice of appetizer, entree, and a personal dessert platter. Word is still out on whether the "enhanced" menu will include a new "enhanced" price tag. The new menu debuts on July 27, 2018.

Be Our Guest Prix Fixe Menu ChangesBe Our Guest Prix Fixe Menu Changes

So what do you think? Are your taste buds ready? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts with me on the changes at Be Our Guest.

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