Salt & Straw Ice Cream Coming to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Salt & Straw ice cream!! At least, visitors to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District will be when Salt & Straw opens later this year!

The family-run business (cousins Kim and Tyler Malek are the creators of Salt & Straw) is known for unique flavors featuring everything from Honey Lavender to Chocolate Gooey Brownie in their Classic Portland Flavors, and Coffee & Bourbon (YES!!), Almond Brittle with Salted Ganache, and Black Olive Brittle & Goat Cheese (WHAAAT??) as part of their Classic Los Angeles Flavors, as listed on the Salt & Straw website.

Malek ©Disney

Tyler and Kim Malek ©Disney

And sign me up for a scoop or FOUR of The Great British Rhubarb Ginger Crumble!

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DFB Video: 5 NEW and COMING SOON Disneyland Dining Spots

Hey, friends! We’re back with another DFB Video this weekend, and we’re showing you five dining spots that are new — and coming soon — in Disneyland!

Greetings from Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes!

Greetings from Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes!

There is plenty of food fun to be had all over Disneyland Resort right now during Pixar Fest! But while that event runs through September 3rd, there are several dining spots that are either new on the scene or coming soon that are built to stay for the long haul. Find out all about some brand new spots coming to Disneyland Resort — including some recent additions you can enjoy right now — in our latest DFB YouTube Video! [Read more…]

Black Velvet Anniversary Cupcakes at Disney Sprinkles Locations — SEE WHAT’S INSIDE!

Happy birthday to Sprinkles Cupcakes! This beloved cupcake Mecca is celebrating thirteen years of operation on April 13, 2018. And to celebrate — naturally!! — they’re introducing a Limited Edition Black Velvet Anniversary Cupcake!

Black Velvet Birthday Cupcakes from Sprinkles!

Black Velvet Birthday Cupcakes from Sprinkles!

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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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Review: The Brand New Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes!

When Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes opened in Downtown Disney in California, guests were elated. The long-awaited bowling-alley-with-eats was finally open — and it did not disappoint!

Enter: Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes!

Enter: Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes!

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News: Free Cupcakes and Discounts At Sprinkles Cupcakes in February

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, sweets and a cupcake from Sprinkles are definitely at the top of our list!

Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

This month Sprinkles is celebrating Valentine’s Day with new cupcake flavors, special deals, and more! And, they’re also celebrating the Winter Olympics (which start February 9) … so it’s safe to say this February is a great time to stop by Sprinkles in Disney World’s Disney Springs or Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District! [Read more…]

NEWS: Ballast Point Brewing Coming to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District is getting its first on-site brewery later this year with the opening of Ballast Point.

Artist rendering of bar area ©BallastPoint

Artist rendering of bar area ©BallastPoint

Based in San Diego, Ballast Point is one of the leading craft breweries in the country; and the Downtown Disney location will house a three-barrel “research and development” brewery in addition to a New American restaurant and outdoor beer garden. [Read more…]

News: Splitsville Opens January 29 in Disneyland!

It’s almost time for Disneylanders to Let the Good Times Roll in the Downtown Disney District when Splitsville Luxury Lanes opens on January 29th!

Mickey and Minnie Bowling Balls at Splitsville

Mickey and Minnie Bowling Balls at Splitsville

Similar to the Splitsville in Disney Springs, the bowling and dining spot will serve classic bowling alley eats alongside not-your-typical bowling fare. So while you’ll find things like good ol’ burgers and fries and Macho Nachos on the menu…

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#RocktheDots Discounts in Disney World and Disneyland on January 21st

We just love Minnie Mouse here at the DFB!

©Disney

©Disney

And we’re so excited that Sunday, January 21st – National Polk Dot Day – has been declared #RockTheDots day for a second year in a row — because it’s a day set aside to celebrate all things Minnie Mouse!

Minnie Mouse Cake Pop

Minnie Mouse Cake Pop

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News: Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer Coming to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

Are you familiar with New York City’s Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer? Then you may be excited to hear that this award-winning burger joint will open its first California location in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District next year!

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer ©Disney

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer ©Disney

Black Tap will bring their well-known All-American and Vegan Burgers to the new location, along with their signature CrazyShake™ milkshakes, like The Cotton Candy Shake (Strawberry) and The Bam Bam Shake (the “Fruity Pebbles” Shake).  Garnishes for these over-the-top Shakes include items like lollipops, rock candy, cotton candy, candy pearls, and more!

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