Review: Disneyland’s Lunar New Year Food Booths!

The Lunar New Year event at Disneyland is a multicultural celebration for the Year of the Dog — and it’s in full swing! The 2018 Lunar New Year events include three tasty food booths, plus the return of a nighttime water show called Hurry Home, the Lucky Wishing Wall (add your own wish!), and Mulan’s Lunar New Year Processional.

Lunar New Year Decor

Lunar New Year Decor

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Review: NEW Mardi Gras Beignets at Mint Julep Bar in Disneyland

The Mint Julep Bar in New Orleans Square in Disneyland has a limited menu, and they do it so well. The Mint Juleps are refreshing (and underwent a makeover in 2017!), and the Beignets? Y’all. Yum.

Regular Mickey Beignets at Disneyland's Mint Julep Bar

Regular Mickey Beignets at Disneyland’s Mint Julep Bar

Always a tasty time at the Mint Julep Bar!

Always a tasty time at the Mint Julep Bar!

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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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News: Menus Announced for Lunar New Year in Disney California Adventure

The Lunar New Year celebration kicks off later this month in Disney California Adventure! From January 26th through February 18th, Disneyland Resort guests can enjoy specialty food offerings at Paradise Garden Grill, as well as at three themed Marketplaces located on the north side of Paradise Pier.

Lunar New Year Celebration ©Disney

Lunar New Year Celebration ©Disney

Check out the menus to figure out which items you’d most like to try!

Korea Marketplace (In front of The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure)

  • Kimchi Bokkeumbap – Vegetable fried rice
  • Yachae Mandu – Steamed vegetable dumpling with sesame-garlic soy sauce
  • Yang Gaeng – Sweet red bean and raspberry jelly
  • Banana Ooyu – Non-alcoholic banana milk
  • Mae Shil Ju – Plum wine cocktail
  • Hite Pale Lager

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News! Mickey’s Fun Wheel from Cove Bar Now Available at Alfresco Tasting Terrace!

When DCA’s Cove Bar closed on January 8 as part of Paradise Pier’s transition to Pixar Pier, fans of the bar’s innovative (and beautiful) drinks (including the fun secret menu!) lamented the loss of this popular spot. What would become of their technicolor concoctions?

Well, now we know that at least one of Cove Bar’s fan favorites has found a new home! The Fun Wheel is now available at Alfresco Tasting Terrace!
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News: Booking Now Available for Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Events and Demos

The 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival will be ON from March 2 – April 12, 2018!

Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

But the time to start getting ready is NOW… Special Event information is now available for the Festival, and the booking engine is loaded with opportunities to reserve your space NOW for Signature Events, Culinary Demonstrations, and Beverage Seminars.

You can also check out experiences that don’t require reservations, such as Family-Friendly Seminars and the returning Jr. Chef experience for kids ages 3 to 11.

Check out all the information for the 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival here!

One of the Signature Events for 2018 is The Taste of the Festival, which allows guests to try items at the Festival Marketplaces the night BEFORE the Festival kicks off while enjoying music performed at the Palisades Stage. (A VIP enhancement is also available). [Read more…]

Review: Breakfast at White Water Snacks at the Grand Californian in Disneyland

If you’re on the hunt for a delicious breakfast before you begin your day at Disneyland Resort, we’ve got some new hits for you to try at White Water Snacks

White Water Snacks

White Water Snacks

White Water Snacks is located at the Grand Californian Hotel and Spa, which means even if you’re not heading into the parks, you can still check it out.

Atmosphere

White Water Snacks features all the architectural and design details you’d expect from the Grand Californian Hotel. Wood panels cover the walls and ceiling, and wooden shingles provide added interest. Light fixtures are industrial, and you’ll even find a few evergreen trees strategically placed. [Read more…]

DFB Video: Hidden Gem Dining Spots in Disneyland

Hey Guys! We’re back with another DFB Video today, and we’re talking about the Hidden Gem Dining Spots at Disneyland!

Mint Julep

Mint Julep

Disneyland is home to some really great food and today we’re sharing some of our favorite hidden gems! If you’re headed to Disneyland for the first time you might not know about some of the more “secret” spots to find great food. And even if you’re a regular visitor it’s always good to get a reminder of these out-of-the-way places! [Read more…]

News: Captain Phasma Stein Debuts in Disneyland!

Unless you live under a rock somewhere, you know that the latest iteration of the Star Wars franchise — The Last Jedi — opens today, and you know the Disney Parks are leaping into the merchandise battle with amazing Star Wars souvenirs. (And we aren’t complaining!)

Our pal Carlye Wisel (find her at CarlyeWisel.com!) hooked us up with some pics of a Captain Phasma Stein that You. Must. Acquire.

It comes with your choice of grapes or pineapple — but while we appreciate some healthy eats from time to time, that’s not really why you’re buying it.

Captain Phasma Stein Sign

Captain Phasma Stein Sign

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