DFB Video: FOOD TOUR of Epcot’s France Pavilion

Hello, there! Or should I say, “Bonjour!”? Because we’re back with another DFB Video today, and we’re taking a FOOD TOUR of Epcot’s France Pavilion!

Macarons from Les Halles

Macarons from Les Halles

So get ready to settle in… because when it comes to food options in Epcot’s France Pavilion, it’s almost an embarrassment of riches! Tucked into the beautiful Pavilion is a Signature Restaurant with Monsieur Paul and a Table Service restaurant, Chefs de France. But it’s also home to its very own housemade ice cream and sorbet shop, Slushes just for adults, and one of the most extensive and delicious snack offerings anywhere in Disney World at Les Halles Boulangerie Patisserie… and that’s not even everything!  So get ready to check it ALL out in our latest DFB Video! [Read more…]

News! MENUS for the Holiday Kitchens at the 2017 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays!

In case you had any doubt, the Disney Holiday Season is ON! We spent yesterday at the soft opening for the Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure on the west coast. But today, the elves on the east coast are getting ready for the celebration, too… because the MENUS are up for the Holiday Kitchens coming to the 2017 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays kicking off on November 19th!

Epcot Christmas Tree

Epcot Christmas Tree

Check out the FULL MENUS for the Holiday Kitchens Coming to the Epcot Festival of the Holidays HERE!

This year, the twelve Holiday Kitchens announced so far will be found around World Showcase and beyond.

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Holiday Preview: The 2017 Walt Disney World Gingerbread Displays

Gingerbread displays at Walt Disney World have become such an exciting part of the holiday celebrations that guests can literally plan an entire day around seeing them all. (We even include some tips on how to do so in our DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Holidays!)

2016 Grand Floridian Gingerbread Store

2016 Grand Floridian Gingerbread Store

And it is not hard to see why! Gingerbread is done bigger and better at the Disney Resorts, with literally HUNDREDS of pounds of ingredients being shaped and engineered — you might even say “imagineered” —  in unbelievable ways that you just have to see with your own eyes! [Read more…]

First Look and Review! Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure SOFT OPENING!!

Disney’s Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure officially kicks off this Friday, November 10th, for the second year running!

Festival of Holidays!

Festival of Holidays!

But DFB was on the scene for a soft opening of the event TODAY (with a HUGE “Thank You” to our on-the-scene pals, Sabrina — also known as @everythingdisney.55 on Instagram, and Heather @diningindisney!).

Check out the full menus — with prices — for all of the Festival Marketplace Booths here! We’ll be updating these pages with ALL the food photos as we go!

Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure

Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure

Disney California Adventure is packed with festive music, entertainment, and FOOD to celebrate the season from now through January 7, 2018! [Read more…]

News: 2017 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Eats!

TOMORROW is the very first Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party for the 2017 Holiday Season at Magic Kingdom!

Cinderella Castle all lit up during Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party!

Cinderella Castle all lit up during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party!

Packed with special entertainment, festive character greetings, the Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, the Holiday Wishes Fireworks Spectacular, access to Magic Kingdom attractions, and all sorts of yuletide treats and cheer, this extra ticketed event runs on select nights through December 22, 2017. (Check out all the details — from dates to pricing — here!)

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Spotted: New Disney Parks Starbucks Tumblers and New Magic Kingdom Ceramic Tumbler

Man! Just when you think your Disney Parks Starbucks Tumbler collection is complete… they bring out EVEN MORE! Our latest trip to Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Bakery revealed these new Disney Parks Starbucks Cold Beverage Tumblers.

Disney Parks Cold Beverage Tumbler

Disney Parks Cold Beverage Tumbler

Park and attraction icons decorate the brightly colored tumbler and — just like in the parks! — Tinkerbell even makes an appearance. [Read more…]

The ‘DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World Holidays 2017′ E-book is HERE!

The holidays have officially started at Disney World! Here at the DFB we’re kicking off the holiday season with the launch of the DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World® Holidays 2017 e-Book!

You can get your copy of this fully-updated guide today for 20% off the purchase price when you use promo code CANDYCANE at check-out!

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We’ve been busy updating all the latest holiday tips and brand new info you NEED to know before you head to Walt Disney World for the holiday season. The guide is full of more than 400 pages of information including new events and holiday happenings, 400 full-color photos, an FAQ section, and much more.

The DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World Holidays 2017 includes:

  • A full What’s New!! chapter for the 2017 Holiday Season
  • A full Monthly Schedule of Events for the Holiday Season
  • How to avoid the crowds on Disney World’s busiest days (and when Disney World closes their parks due to capacity!)
  • ALL of the events, activities, and holiday additions in Walt Disney World. ALL. OF. THEM.
  • And of course we’ll tell you where to eat! ;-D
  • A fully comprehensive holiday dining section with listings of holiday snacks, treats, meals, and menu items offered this year — from popcorn kiosks all the way to Signature Restaurants.
  • A chapter on where to dine with no advance dining reservations.
  • A chapter on the 10 must-eat snacks this holiday season.
  • Comprehensive listings — with color photos! — of Disney Resort holiday decor and gingerbread displays
  • Our recommendations on ways to SAVE while you’re in Disney World this holiday season.
  • Scavenger Hunts for every theme park
  • A Preview of the 2018 Holidays in Disney World
  • New and updated crawls and touring strategies
  • Updated Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party event and dining information
  • And more!

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DFB Video: Chef Mickey’s Versus Crystal Palace

Welcome to a new week! We’re back with another DFB Video, and today we’re comparing two popular Disney World Character Meals. It’s Chef Mickey’s versus Crystal Palace!

Will you be dining with Tigger at Crystal Palace?

Will you be dining with Tigger at Crystal Palace?

When you’re considering Character Meals for your Disney World vacation, there is more to keep in mind than you might think. Now, of course, there’s the characters, and today we’re talking about the Fab Five at Chef Mickey’s and Pooh and the Gang at Crystal Palace. But you may also want to think about decor, location, cost.. oh, and THE FOOD! So, be sure to watch our latest DFB Video to explore all the factors when deciding whether to book an Advance Dining Reservation at Chef Mickey’s or Crystal Palace… or both! [Read more…]

Review: Season’s EATINGS for the Flurry of Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year is starting TODAY at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

Hollywood Studios Entrance

Hollywood Studios Entrance

While the park is getting ready for the debut of Sunset Season’s Greetings and the return of the Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Holiday Nighttime Spectacular to make up a Flurry of Fun starting Thursday, November 9th, the seasonal sweets and treats are available in the park NOW!

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News! Disneyland Festival of Holidays BOOTH MENUS AND PRICES!!

The twelve Disneyland Festival of Holidays Food Booths serving eats at Disney’s Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure Park are already in place, ready for the Festival to start on Friday, November 10th!

Festival of Holidays

Festival of Holidays

And guess what else is ready? The Festival Marketplace Booth MENUS!!

Click here to see the full menus — with prices —  for the 2017 Disneyland Festival of Holidays Food Booths!

As we learned last week, the vast majority of Festival Marketplace Booths are NEW for 2017 — which means the vast majority of items on the menus are brand new, too!

You can check out the full menus here! But among other items, look for Chorizo Queso Fundido with House-made Tortilla Chips at Chips, Breads, & Holiday Spreads.

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