Category: Dining

Fun Facts! Test Your Knowledge about Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

Fun Facts! Test Your Knowledge about Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

| September 28, 2013 | Reply

The beautiful sights, upbeat sounds, and tantalizing aromas. The 18th Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is underway, and Disney fans couldn’t be happier! The 46 day festival, known for celebrating the best in culinary delights, brings food and beverage marketplaces, high energy concerts and performers, and premium dining experiences to the World Showcase. [...]

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A visit with Susan Disney Lord at her restaurant, the Bel Air Bar and Grill

A visit with Susan Disney Lord at her restaurant, the Bel Air Bar and Grill

| September 6, 2013 | 1 Reply

Susan Disney Lord is the granddaughter of Roy O. Disney (Walt Disney’s brother), and the eldest daughter of Roy E. and Patricia Disney.  She is also a wife, and the mother of five children. I had the opportunity to chat with her at her restaurant, The Bel Air Bar and Grill.  You can hear more [...]

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Starbucks Now Open At Epcot’s Fountain View

Starbucks Now Open At Epcot’s Fountain View

| September 4, 2013 | 7 Replies

Today marked the opening of Starbucks‘ second in-park location at Walt Disney World Resort. Epcot’s Fountain View, which was formerly an ice cream shop, has reopened as a fully operational Starbucks offering coffee, espresso drinks, tea, pastries, and even some more substantial food options. Similar to the Starbucks that opened within Magic Kingdom’s Main Street [...]

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Blue Sky Cellar Sneak Peek of the New Main Street Market House

Blue Sky Cellar Sneak Peek of the New Main Street Market House

| August 30, 2013 | Reply

Recently, at Disney California Adventure, the Blue Sky Cellar unveiled a sneak peek at the renovated Market House on Main Street at Disneyland.  Many fans have been concerned about the advent of Starbucks and what that might mean to the classic Main Street that we all know and love. You can hear more details about [...]

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Rapid Fill Mugs At WDW Resorts FAQ

Rapid Fill Mugs At WDW Resorts FAQ

| August 24, 2013 | 64 Replies

Resorts all around Walt Disney World are in the process of rolling out the new Rapid Fill resort mug program which eliminates the issue of guests getting soda for free at resort quick service locations. Kathy Werling visited one of the first resorts to adopt Rapid Fill last week, All Star Movies, and wrote about [...]

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The Polynesian Resort Hotel – History of Walt Disney World’s Monorail Loop Hotels

The Polynesian Resort Hotel – History of Walt Disney World’s Monorail Loop Hotels

| July 29, 2013 | 6 Replies

Continuing our series on Walt Disney World’s monorail resort hotels, we will be taking a look at the past, present and future of the Disney’s Polynesian Resort Hotel. The Polynesian Resort Hotel Photo: The Walt Disney Company

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7in7: Coronado Springs Resort

7in7: Coronado Springs Resort

| June 5, 2013 | Reply

We’ve made it to the third week of our second round of our ‘7 Walt Disney World Resorts in 7 Days‘ series! This round we have already visited three value resorts, Art of Animation Resort, All Star Sports Resort and All Star Music Resort. This week we are moving on up to moderate resorts with [...]

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Help! A Walt Disney World Vet’s First Time at Disneyland – Part 5

Help! A Walt Disney World Vet’s First Time at Disneyland – Part 5

| May 19, 2013 | 9 Replies

Last blog before the trip!  We leave in just a couple days for our first-ever trip to Disneyland!  We’re really getting excited, but we still had a few questions we needed answered by the podcast team.  Read on to hear what we talked about on this segment of the DIS Unplugged Disneyland edition.

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The Contemporary Resort Hotel – Walt Disney World’s Resort Loop Hotels

The Contemporary Resort Hotel – Walt Disney World’s Resort Loop Hotels

| May 13, 2013 | 18 Replies

In the 1960’s, Walt Disney went about secretively purchasing land in Florida and acquired a little over 27,000 acres.  At its maximum, the resort expanded to 30,000+ acres and today, the Walt Disney World Resort encompasses 25,000 acres which includes four theme parks, two water parks, a shopping district, 24 resort hotels that can accommodate [...]

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Disneyland 101 – Dining Strategies

Disneyland 101 – Dining Strategies

| April 29, 2013 | 6 Replies

Food, glorious food!  In this segment of our Disneyland 101 series, we cover some of the many dining options around the Disneyland Resort.  There are a wide variety of dining choices, and that’s a good thing because almost everyone has a different way of approaching food and dining at the parks.  But I don’t want [...]

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