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[18 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
20th Annual International Flower and Garden Festival Underway at Epcot

Gardeners and Foodies alike have plenty to smile about, as the 20th Annual International Flower and Garden Festival got underway recently. Last weekend, I had the opportunity to visit the Festival and take in all the sights, sounds, and yes, flavors of the 2013 event. There’s plenty to show you, so let’s get going!
Introducing Garden Marketplaces!
While there are always new and interesting things to anticipate every year at the Festival, 2013 is an even bigger deal. Epcot leadership wanted to do something big to mark the twentieth anniversary, and they …

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[25 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Teams Up With Harrods for Holiday Boutique and Cafe

Disney fans who will be in London this holiday season are in for a treat, as Disney and Harrods have recently joined forces to open a brand-new pop-up boutique and cafe for the holidays. “Disney at Harrods” gives shoppers at the iconic department store a chance to enjoy special Disney merchandise, activities, and more.
The 7,000 square foot boutique features a wide variety of Disney merchandise, including a collection of limited edition collectibles, dress-up items, and other unique pieces. The boutique also features a special Cinderella Glass Slipper Salon, a Disney …

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[14 Oct 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
First Look:  Inside Gaston’s Tavern and Bonjour! Village Gifts in the New Fantasyland

Thanks to our friends at Disney Food Blog, we’re getting a first look today inside of the highly-anticipated New Fantasyland — Gaston’s Tavern and Bonjour! Village Gifts!
Gaston’s Tavern
Located in a new area which pays tribute to the Disney animated classic Beauty and the Beast, Gaston’s Tavern will be a brand new counter service location, offering hearty snacks and fun, original beverages.  And although Disney has recently announced its historic decision to offer alcoholic beverages within Magic Kingdom for the first time in its 41-year history, this “tavern” won’t be selling …

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[7 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Jolly Holidays Bakery Open For Business at Disneyland

We first brought you word that Disneyland planned to close the doors of its Blue Ribbon Bakery back in October, and make use of the space to expand The Carnation Cafe.  In its culinary place, around the corner, guests can now enjoy the Mary Poppins’-themed Jolly Holiday Bakery.  The new venue had its soft opening yesterday, and our friends at Disney Food Blog were there bright and early to take in all the fantastic new details.
Jolly Holidays is chock full of small touches that remind guests of the classic live …

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[23 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Hollywood Studios Adding More Food and Entertainment Options for Holiday Crowds

In anticipation of the larger crowds during the holiday season, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is adding more dining and entertainment options in the hopes to prevent lines from growing too large for holiday visitors.
Several hot dog carts, as well as two of the food kiosks from the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, have been installed at the park to create more dining space for visitors. One food kiosk, “Ristorante Italiano,” serves guests Italian favorites like minestrone and penne pasta, and is located near the exit from the Muppet Theater. The …

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[4 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
New Ghiradelli Location to Open in Disney California Adventure

Chocolate lovers will soon have another way to satisfy their sweet tooth at Disney California Adventure Park at the Disneyland Resort. As reported by Disney Food Blog last June, Disney has announced that a Ghiradelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop will be opening in the park’s Pacific Wharf area.
Mary Niven, the Vice President of Disney California Adventure, says:
“The addition of a world-renowned brand like Ghirardelli highlights our focus on providing quality, immersive experiences that transport our guests to a different place – in this case to San Francisco. With the culmination …

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[14 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Changes to 2012 Disney Dining Plans Announced

Thanks to Disney Food Blog for providing a first glance at what guests can expect from the Park’s popular Disney Dining Plans in 2012.  While not all details have been made available yet, we are have learned about a few interesting changes, as well as the cost for each level of the plan.
Changes to the plans include the following:

Each guest on a Standard Disney Dining Plan will now receive a refillable mug as part of the plan, which can be used for unlimited refills at the quick service beverage stations located …

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[23 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Honored for a Commitment to Guests with Food Allergies

Since the phone call 12 years ago that a Disneyland Resort chef received from a mother concerned about gluten-free options for her child, Disney parks have been a leader in the food industry for those suffering from food allergies or with other dietary concerns.
Over the years, Disney has developed a very extensive program offering guests with food allergies and other dietary preferences meals that suit their needs at restaurants in both Anaheim and Orlando.
In fact, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts were even honored earlier this year as a leader for …

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[17 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Belgium and South Korea Come to the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

According to the Disney Food Blog, Belgium and South Korea will be joining the other Epcot International Food & Wine Festival kiosks around the World Showcase Promenade this year.
Each year, the Festival welcomes Chefs, Wineries, Breweries, Authors, and more from around the world for six weeks of foodie heaven. A big part of the festival is the over 25 booths set up around Epcot’s World Showcase Promenade, where tapas-sized portions of ethnic specialties are served up to park guests.
Each item costs between $2 and $5, and can be paid …