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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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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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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DFB Video: The BEST THINGS I’ve Eaten in Disney World So Far in 2018!

It’s a new week! And we’re back with another DFB Video today so I can tell you all about the BEST THINGS I’ve eaten in Disney World so far this year!

Spice Trade Candy Bar at Sanaa

Spice Trade Candy Bar at Sanaa

We’re a quarter of the way into 2018, and I’m happy that the no-longer-new year so far has included a few trips to Disney World for me. But I don’t just go for me… I’m going for YOU, too, so I can share with you everything you should put on your Must-Eat list for your next visit! And I think all the dishes and snacks mentioned in our latest DFB Video should DEFINITELY go on your list this year! [Read more…]

Is Disney World’s Artist Point Worth The Money?

So, Artist Point… we meet again.

Okay, I know… “Melodramatic much?” Maybe. But here’s the thing: this Signature Restaurant in Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and I have met several times now. And years ago, I would commonly say that I never knew what to expect. Some visits were terrific, while others… well, just weren’t.

But over my past few visits, I have come to a more regular expectation: that I simply won’t be wowed by the experience.

And — believe it or not — that’s exactly why I keep going back. Because if you’ve been with me here on DFB for any length of time, you know that the only consistent thing about Disney restaurants is that they can be really inconsistent. So I always want to give places a chance to up their game.

Well, that and I just straight up love Wilderness Lodge. :)

So, how did this last visit treat me? Let’s step inside the Lodge…

Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

… and find out!

Atmosphere

When you set foot inside Artist Point (and, really, anywhere in Wilderness Lodge), you’re no longer meant to feel as though you’re in the Sunshine State.

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What Specialty Drinks are Included on the Disney Dining Plan?

Editor’s Note: We’ll be updating this post regularly as we learn more about how specialty, non-alcoholic drinks are being classified at Walt Disney World. If you’ve had experience with the plan, please comment below so we can add it to the post! Thanks, Disney food friends! 

When the 2018 Disney Dining Plan details were released last June, many guests were excited to discover that alcoholic drinks would be included. For those who like to try adult beverages at Walt Disney World, this was an immediate way to bump up the value of the Disney Dining Plan!

But what about those guests who choose not to drink alcohol or who are under 21 years old (but still required to pay the adult price)? How can they maximize the 2018 Disney Dining Plan by imbibing in “specialty beverages” promised by the new DDP?

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Disney World’s Poutine Obsession: 15 Ways To Get Your French Fry Fix

So…a poutine cloud apparently burst over Orlando and now you can get varieties of this relatively obscure French Canadian pub grub delicacy pretty much everywhere in Disney World. There’s even a dining spot completely dedicated to poutine.

The dish traditionally consists of French fries covered in cheese curds and brown gravy, and Canadians will cheerfully tell you that NONE of the dishes below qualify. Yet they’re called Poutine on the menu, and since we love french fries with stuff piled on top of them, we’re happy to tally them up for you!

Oh, and here’s some real Canadian poutine for reference.

Here's some real Canadian poutine for reference...

Here’s some real Canadian poutine for reference…

So here’s the Disney World Poutine Crawl!

Cheddar Cheese Poutine — Refreshment Port, Epcot

Cheddar Cheese Poutine is the most recent addition to the poutine World and can be found at the Refreshment Port in Epcot.

Refreshment Port

Refreshment Port

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DFB Video: EVERY Dining Spot in Epcot’s Future World! Food Tour

Happy Saturday! We’re back with another DFB Video this weekend, and we’re taking you on a Food Tour of Epcot’s Future World!

Mickey Mouse at Garden Grill in Epcot

Mickey Mouse at Garden Grill in Epcot

Now, your mind may not automatically leap to Future World when you consider dining options in Epcot. After all, the park is home to World Showcase with its myriad of restaurants and snack stops featuring cuisine from around the globe.

But if you’ve always bypassed Future World eats in favor of World Showcase, you’ll want to watch our newest DFB YouTube video to learn about some of the options unique to Future World, including one of our all-time favorite character meals, some super yummy popcorn, and one of the best dessert bakery cases in all of Disney World. [Read more…]

This Is The Only St. Patrick’s Day Party You Need To Know About

Party people, it’s time for everyone’s favorite mid-March excuse to drink good beer, eat some fish and chips, and enjoy some Irish entertainment! Yup: the Mighty Festival for St. Patrick’s Day kicks off today and continues through March 17 and 18 at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant!

This is THE ST. PATRICK’S DAY FESTIVAL YOU WANT TO GO TO. TRUST ME.

Raglan Road Exterior

Raglan Road Exterior

Let’s check out what’s happening!

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DFB Video: Disney Desserts You MUST Experience!

Hey, guys! We’re back with another DFB Video today, and I hope you’ve got your sweet tooth ready… because we’re sharing Disney desserts you’ve just GOT to try!

The Kitchen Sinks

The Kitchen Sinks at Beaches and Cream

Today is ALL about the sweet stuff in Disney World… and we’re sharing the whole scoop, from what to get and where to get it! Of course, we’re got some longtime classics, like the Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream and the Ooey Gooey Toffee Cake at Liberty Tree Tavern. But the sweet fun never stops, so there are tons of new items for you to try, too! There’s no shortage of desserts to add to your must-try list, so check out our video to find our favorites in all four Disney World parks, Disney Springs, and some that you may find in your favorite Resort. Then let us know what you would add to the list! [Read more…]