What’s New at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom: April 3, 2018

We’ve got all the latest in our What’s New at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom! Come along while we share lots of menu changes, loads of 20th Anniversary merchandise, and a few construction updates!

Animal Kingdom's Tree of Life

Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life

Updated Menus and Eats at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Smiling Crocodile has dropped the Salmon BLT from the menu, but the Turkey BLT and Pimento-Cheese BLT happily remain!

No more Salmon BLT at The Smiling Crocodile

No more Salmon BLT at The Smiling Crocodile

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What’s New At Port Orleans Resort in Disney World? April 2, 2018

Today we’re bringing you a special Port Orleans Resort-themed What’s New! We always love an excuse to visit Port Orleans — French Quarter because of the beautiful landscaping, impeccably festive decor, and fun vibes.

Port Orleans -- French Quarter

Port Orleans — French Quarter

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Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port to Become Alien Pizza Planet for Disneyland’s Pixar Fest

Pixar Fest kicks off in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure on April 13th, and the Aliens from Toy Story are taking over Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port for the duration of the festival!

Redd Rocket's Pizza Port sign

Redd Rocket’s Pizza Port sign

That’s right! Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port in Tomorrowland will be transformed into Alien Pizza Planet — “A Better Place”!

The specialty of the house — just like on their home planet of Pepperonia — will be a pepperoni pizza topped with green peppers and mushrooms. Other options will include Cheeseburger Pizza topped with ketchup, yellow mustard and pizza sauce on a sesame seed crust and further topped with cheese, caramelized onions, diced tomatoes, slider patties, a house-made burger sauce, and pickles. [Read more…]

NEW! Disneyland’s Jolly Holiday Carrot Cake Cupcake

Jolly Holiday in Disneyland Resort is the place to go for terrific sweets in Walt’s park. It’s charming exterior is surpassed only by the awesome eats inside.

Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe

Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe

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Easter Eggs and Eats around Disney World!

We’ve already taken you on a tour of the gorgeous Chocolate Easter Egg display at the Grand Floridian this year.

Eggs on display at Grand Floridian

Eggs on display at Grand Floridian

But there is no shortage of Easter fun and food happening around Disney World over the next several days, so let’s HOP to it!

Resort Easter Egg Displays

The Grand Floridian display will be available for guests to view through April 9th. (And if your spring break plans don’t include a trip down to Disney World, you can see the whole thing here!)

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New Must-Eats at Disneyland’s Bengal Barbecue

The Bengal Barbecue in Disneyland’s Adventureland is the place to go for interesting eats — whether you’re a meat eater, a veggie lover, or somewhere in between! It’s long been an awesome spot to grab a snack, and now Bengal Barbecue is serving up some stellar entrees!

Bengal Barbecue

Bengal Barbecue

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What’s New in Disney World’s Disney Springs: March 29, 2018

Things are always changing quickly in Disney Springs, and we’ve got the What’s New scoop on everyone’s favorite Disney-fied shopping district! Let’s go!

Disney Springs Menu Updates

Easter candy goes upscale (but still totally cute!) at The Ganachery. Pick up some Speckled Salted Caramel Eggs for your favorite little bunny (or yourself).

Speckled Salted Caramel Eggs at The Ganachery

Speckled Salted Caramel Eggs at The Ganachery

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Rose Gold Macarons Debut at Disneyland

We know, we know…. the new talk of the town when it comes to hues is turning towards Millennial Pink. But the Rose Gold craze is still going strong! And if you’re in Disneyland Resort sporting your Rose Gold Minnie Ears and Rose Gold Spirit Jersey, you can grab a new color-coordinating snack: the Rose Gold Macaron!

Rose Gold Macaron in DISNEYLAND!!!

Rose Gold Macaron in DISNEYLAND!!!

Walt Disney World released a whole bunch of Rose Gold treats a little while back (and several are still available). And the Rose Gold Churro made waves in Disneyland recently.

But the Rose Gold Macaron is — so far — unique to Disneyland Resort… and our friend Heather (@diningindisney on Instagram) snagged one!

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Several Disneyland Restaurants Closing Soon to Make Way for New Resort Hotel

In 2021, a new Four Diamond hotel will open to guests visiting Disneyland Resort.

New Disneyland Resort Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

New Disneyland Resort Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

This new hotel will connect all of what will be four Disneyland hotels with walkways lined by lush gardens, completely transforming the west end of the Downtown Disney District. Construction is set to begin this summer.

New Disneyland Resort Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

New Disneyland Resort Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

This construction, of course, requires space. And that space will come with the closure of several restaurants and businesses in Downtown Disney. According to the ocregister.com, the following spots will close by June 30th (with some spots possibly closing earlier) to make way for construction:

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Rose Gold + Unicorn + Cupcake = The Ultimate Millennial Snack in Disney World

Rose gold continues its reign in Walt Disney World, and this time it’s been partnered up with the official Millennial spirit animal: the unicorn. This time you’ll need to head on over to the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to try the Rose Gold Unicorn Cupcake at Gasparilla Island Grill!

Gasaprilla Island Grill entrance

Gasaprilla Island Grill entrance

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