Happy New Year from DFB! We hope you had a wonderful time ringing in the New Year (and saying good-bye to 2016)! We are so excited for all the exciting food news to come this year!
2017 looks to be full of fun and good eats, including the culinary works of art coming to the first-ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts! And don’t forget, the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival starts in August this year!
Here’s to a happy and food-filled New Year!
We have a lot to share with you this week, so let’s jump right in…
Disney Food News
- We looked back at the Top 10 Disney Food News Stories of 2016.
- Reservations are now booking for dining packages and workshops at the Epcot Festival of the Arts.
- Disney announced the 2017 Summer Quick Service Meal Offer!
- Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is hosting a special wine dinner at Artist Point on January 19!
- We reviewed Chef Art Smith’s Homecoming Florida Kitchen at Disney Springs.
- Check out our newest YouTube video: Where to find the best fried chicken at Disney!
Check out all the latest Disney Food News — even the stuff we don’t mention in posts on the blog! — on our Disney Food News Pin Board, including menu updates, restaurant closures, special events, and more!
We’ve got all the latest for you, so check it out before you go.
DFB Reader Finds
DFB reader @PaxRoHannah recently visited Hong Kong Disneyland and shared this photo of a sherbet Lotso and an ice cream Minnie Mouse! These sweet treats are adorable and look delicious!
Now this is how to spend a snow day! DFB fan @HistoricDisney tells us that on a snowy weekend she recommends making copycat Matterhorn Macaroons from the recipe she found right here on the DFB! They look delicious!
Do you have a favorite Disney Food find? Share your photos with us!
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On to the Round-Up!
Mickey Fix found this really cool Star Wars Millennium Pizza tee.
WDW for Grownups stopped by Chef Art Smith’s Shine Bar for a few cocktails!
Disney Parks Blog shared how to make an Olaf-inspired candy apple.
Dole shared its recipe for Dole Whip Cake.
Celebrating Family shared a fun recipe for Star Wars Tie Fighter Cookies!
Have a great week! We’ll see you back here tomorrow with another great Disney food review!