Disney Food Post Round-Up: October 14, 2012

We’re excited to share some seriously amazing photos from Disney World’s New Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom this week! Thanks again to our readers and colleagues for contributing their pics!

This incredible new land has been under construction for years, and we’re so excited to give you the first sneak peek into Be Our Guest Restaurant, Gaston’s Tavern, and the Beast’s Castle! (We’ve even got pics of the food you can order at Gaston’s! Think BIG!)

Scroll down a bit further to see MORE fun Disney eats that have debuted in Disney World and Disneyland this week in a new feature called DFB Reader Finds! If you see a new food item while you’re in the parks or cruise ships, send it along so we can highlight it.

Disney Food News

Feed your foodie cravings with this week’s Disney Food news — right now, everything’s coming up New Fantasyland!

We’ve got additional food news (including restaurant closure updates and LOTS more) on our Disney Food News Pin Board!

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Updates

With the on-going Food and Wine Festival, we’re updating our coverage daily with World Showcase booth reviews, new photos, and other Festival news!

Find all of the latest Epcot Food and Wine Festival News and Reviews here, and stay tuned for our take on several seminars and events around the festival.

Also, our great DFB Deals of the Week for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival Opening Week have been extended!!

Check out the awesome discounts we have available on our Disney Dining e-Book Bundles and our 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Guide!

Stay tuned for more festival news!

DFB Reader Finds This Week

Check out these new Disney menu items that have popped up in the parks! If you find a fun new food, share a photo with us so we can add it to our DFB Reader Finds!

Thanks to Hannah Collins for alerting us to this fun option: an Ice cream cookie sandwich featuring birthday cake ice cream at Sleepy Hollow Refreshments in the Magic Kingdom.

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich

Black Pearl (chocolate lava cake with pumpkin ice cream) has popped up at Blue Bayou in Disneyland. Looks yummy! Thanks to Varsenik Wilson for the heads’ up!

Black Pearl Cake

On to the Round-Up

DisneyContemporary.com informs readers that the Top of the World Lounge access has been extended to all DVC Members through December 29th!

Studios Central stops by Hollywood & Vine Restaurant in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

All Ears takes us along on the Marketplace VIP Access Chef Tour at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival.

Eating (and Drinking) Around the World samples a strawberry lime margarita at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. Includes at-home recipe!

Main Street Gazette makes Spicy Chicken Sausage with Sweet Corn Polenta from Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival. You’ll find it at the Canada marketplace booth!

Disney Parks Blog announces the special meals available on Thanksgiving in Disneyland!

Gluten Free and Dairy Free at WDW heads to New Fantasyland to assess Gaston’s Tavern menu for gluten free and dairy free items.


  1. andrea says

    Do you know if the cookies in the ice cream sandwich are peanut free? My daughter has an allergy and I’m wondering if we can partake.

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