Review: The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk

We’re stepping well outside our usual stomping grounds today…

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Universal Studios

… to pay a visit to The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen at Universal Studios Florida’s CityWalk! [Read more…]

Review: NEW Mickey Mousse and Snowball Cake Amorette’s Patisserie in Disney Springs

We are stopping into Amorette’s Patisserie today to see what’s new!

The high-end pastry shop has showcased classy pastries from the beginning. Combining classic flavors with new and creating some of the most beautiful sugary confections we’ve ever seen, Amorette’s has been an interesting addition to Disney Springs.

Why “interesting?” Well, the DFB team is split on whether or not we love this place. Some of us think it’s great; others aren’t impressed. While the eats are extraordinarily beautiful, I, personally, am not necessarily sure that they’re worth the extraordinarily high price tag.

But on a recent visit we simply had to try out the brand new — and gorgeous — Mickey mousse, introduced in honor of Mickey Mouse’s birthday, and the holiday Snowball.

Mickey Mousse and a Snowball

When Mickey Mouse celebrated his most recent birthday, some pretty awesome treats debuted in Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

But this Petit Mickey Domed Cake at Amorette’s was a showstopper. Originally the cake was reported to feature Chocolate Chiffon Cake, Milk Chocolate Mousse,  and Orange Blossom Pâte de Fruit.

Mini Mickey Dome Cake ©Disney

Mini Mickey Dome Cake ©Disney

I was a bit afraid that the sweet little treat would disappear soon, since it was a special offering for Mickey’s special day. But the cast members told us that the cake is here to stay!

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2016 Disney World Resort Gingerbread Displays

A wonderful holiday tradition has returned to select Disney World Resorts. It’s time to feast your eyes on the larger-than-life Gingerbread Displays. Let’s take a tour, it’s Gingerbread time!!

Beach Club

Every year, I look forward to seeing the Gingerbread Carousel found at the Beach Club Resort right next to Disney World’s Epcot. Stop by to see the new horses making their way around the Merry-Go-Round!

Gingerbread Carousel at the Beach Club

Gingerbread Carousel at the Beach Club

The horses this year were crafted in dark chocolate. [Read more…]

Review: Christmas Treats at Goofy’s Candy Company in Disney Springs

I was recently in Walt Disney World for a holiday visit because — HOLIDAYS!

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It’s the MOST Delicious Time of the Year!

And I had an SUCH a great time, checking out treats and eats throughout the parks and resorts.

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Guest Review: Holiday Drinks at Trout Pass Pool Bar in Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Today, we’re sharing with you some fun holiday drinks that DFB reader Chelsea B. enjoyed recently during a visit to Trout Pass Pool Bar in Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort.

If you haven’t had the pleasure of hanging out at Trout Pass Pool Bar, I suggest you remedy that in the near future!

Trout Pass Pool Bar

Trout Pass Pool Bar

The quaint little spot, located right by the pool (natch) at Wilderness Lodge is a great place to stop for a drink. In addition to daily drink specials like the Mt. Rainier, they also serve up some fun libations to mark the season throughout the year. We loved the wonderfully wicked Witches Brew they created for Halloween! [Read more…]

DFB Five Days of Giveaways Day 5: Enter to Win a SURPRISE Disney Parks Souvenir!

It’s Day FIVE of DFB’s Five Days of Giveaways — and today, we have something extra, extra special!

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But what is it?? You’re just gonna have to wait to find out!

Here at Disney Food Blog, we KNOW that we couldn’t continue to bring you ALL the Disney Food, ALL the time, without ALL of YOU! [Read more…]

Spotted: A Practically Perfect Mary Poppins Mug

If you’re looking for a mug that’s “Practically Perfect in Every Way” for yourself or as a gift this holiday season, I think we may have found one for you. This charming little Mary Poppins mug has been around for a few months now, but it was only recently that I really stopped to look and examine the details. And, of course, there are details galore

Mary Poppins Mug

Mary Poppins Mug

Three different panels surrounded in ornate designs feature Mary’s silhouette or simply her umbrella. [Read more…]

DFB Five Days of Giveaways Day 3: 40% Off the ENTIRE DFB Store!

It’s Day Three of DFB Five Days of Giveaways — and today, we’re giving you the Entire DFB Store!

We couldn’t let our week full of happy surprises pass by without offering you an extra special discount on the entire line of DFB Guide e-books. These savings are gonna blow your stockings off!

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Take 40% off everything with code JOLLY!

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And we mean ALL OF IT! All of our individual Guide Books, like our 2017 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining! But this special offer also includes all of our Bundles! [Read more…]

DFB Five Days of Giveaways Day 2: Win a $25 Disney Gift Card from Disney Food Blog!

It’s Day Two of the DFB Five Days of Giveaways, and we’re ready to celebrate with another great gift for one lucky reader!

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Here at Disney Food Blog, we KNOW that we couldn’t continue to bring you ALL the Disney Food, ALL the time, without ALL of YOU!

You support us unfailingly, so we want to give back a little something to our readers!

Now — what’s the one thing that we could all use a little more of when we’re at Disney? If you guessed cash, then you’re totally RIGHT.  [Read more…]

Best Restaurants for Thanksgiving and Christmas in Walt Disney World

Will you be celebrating Thanksgiving or Christmas in Walt Disney World?

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Lucky you! What a fun way to spend the holiday season — with so much to be thankful for in such a cool place!

As you can imagine, the crowds tend to swell at Disney during holiday weeks like Thanksgiving and Christmas as lots of Disney fans choose to celebrate their holiday there. And Disney answers the call with tons of Thanksgiving spirit throughout many of their restaurants.

Whether you’re looking for a traditional meal, a gourmet twist on familiar favorites, or something that’s a complete departure from established customs, you’ll find lots of options for celebrating these special food days. Let’s check out a few of our favorites.

The Traditional: Liberty Tree Tavern in Magic Kingdom

We all know it’s true. When you’re craving Thanksgiving dinner at Disney, there’s one spot you can always count on to deliver: Liberty Tree Tavern in Magic Kingdom’s Liberty Square.

Liberty Tree Tavern Entrance

Liberty Tree Tavern Entrance

And we’re not just talking about on Thanksgiving Day, or merely around Thanksgiving. You’ll find the traditional feast on the lunch and dinner menu, every day of the year. [Read more…]