Just in time for National Doughnut Day (which we suggest celebrating for 365 days, actually), Disney California Adventure’s Schmoozies introduced several delicious doughnuts — two of them themed for Disneyland’s Summer of Heroes!
There is a MAJOR nostalgia factor for me with this week’s #OnTheList item, and many west coast Disney park visitors can’t call it a day at Disneyland until they’ve had one of these: a Disneyland Churro!
Now, you may have noticed something interesting about this #OnTheList item. Much like Dole Whip, Churros are indeed available at both Disneyland AND Walt Disney World. However, we’re giving Disneyland Churros the #OnTheList treatment because they’re more prominent there, and are nothing short of a must-eat treat on the west coast. [Read more…]
We are back with DFB Podcast Episode #23!
We told you we are working hard to bring you more Podcasts on a more regular basis so we hope you’re as excited as we are!
What’s It About?
This episode, Brad and I talk about some news from this past week and then jump into some exciting #OnTheList business!
We talk about what #OnTheList — the Disney Food Bucket List — is all about as well as give you a sneak peek at some future items straight off of our own lists!
We bring up Dole Whips (of course), hot link corn dogs, and more…tune in and see if you can guess what our choices are for each Disney park! You may be surprised… .
You can listen to it right here, right now!
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Disney California Adventure is set to release a whole bunch of fun new merchandise when the construction walls come down this June!
Check out all of the foodie-related items that I found at the recent Passholder Preview this week (where I also tried the new popcorn flavor and slushies that will debut!). I absolutely love the new artwork being used.
I just love the retro-looking image of Mickey and Minnie pulling the trailer on this lunch bag. It’s also insulated, roomy, and it has an [Read more…]
We’re reporting from Walt Disney World this weekend, and over the past couple of days I’ve racked up about a hundred new things to share with you! Better get your stretchy pants, my friends!!
This week in Disney food news:
Here’s what’s happening in the World of Disney Food this week…
- A brand new specialty dining experience,Dine with an Animal Specialist, debuts at Sanaa!
- The specialty popcorn bucket you see to your right comes filled with caramel corn during Star Wars Weekends in Disney World’s Hollywood Studios! —>
- A Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake makes an appearance at Boardwalk Bakery!
- We report on the 2012 Disney World Free Dining package announced for UK residents
- Bayside Brews is confirmed to open this summer in Disney California Adventure!
- Check out our guest review of the new Fork and Screen Theater in Downtown Disney Orlando.
DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining Reviews
Thanks to Magical Kingdoms for publishing a great review of The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining! Here’s what they had to say…
The 250 pages cover pretty much everything you need to know about dining at Walt Disney World, and even those who have made multiple trips may learn something new by reading this book.
And now… on to the round-up!
The Passporter Moms Podcast this week is all about Disney food, and guess who they asked to join them? Thanks to Jennifer and Sara for letting me talk about my favorite subject with them!
Yesterland bids farewell to Pizza Oom Mow Mow in Disney California Adventure.
Fatherhood…Video Games…and Ice Cream shares what it’s like to be Prince of the Day at Cinderella’s Royal Table.
DisneyContemporary.com leads us to some fun (and romantic!) Contemporary Resort dining options for grown-ups.
Main Street Gazette reviews the Steakhouse Salad at the Contempo Cafe.
All Fare’s Food Blog features a guest article (by yours truly ) about dining aboard the Disney Dream.
Around Disney highlights upgraded menus at Disneyland.
Hope everyone’s had a great week, and all of you D23ers are having a blast in WDW!
Disney Food News
In Disney Food News his week, we heard the latest on Disney California Adventure’s two new restaurants set to open on July 1st!
AND we got the chance to put on our guest passes and (virtually) walk the black carpet at Disneyland’s Disneyland Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Premiere with our fearless Disneyland columnist — Heather Sievers!
DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book Recommendation
On MiceChat, Sam Gennaway recommends Disney World essentials, including The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining!
A quick quote from the review: “[AJ’s] goal was to write a book that is unlike any other Disney guidebook. In that respect, she has succeeded. This could only come from somebody who realizes that dining is more than just eating at Disney, it is an important part of the whole experience. Plus, the book tries really hard to find the proper balance between planning and spontaneity, which is not easy anymore.”
Thanks to Sam, again, for this review, and thanks to MiceChat for sharing it! If you’d like to check out the e-Book, pick up your copy here!
And now, on to the round up…
A World View reviews our own Disney Food Blog Restaurant Search Tool! Thanks, Bruce!
Main Street Gazette reviews the sweet Sacristain pastry treat at France’s Boulangerie Patisserie.
Eating (and Drinking) Around the World shows us where to find freshly made potato chips and sweet potato fries.
Progress City, U.S.A. examines the Germany pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase including the Biergarten! Grab a snack from Sommerfest and check out these details.
Pitch interviews a former WDW chef. Find out how Celina Tio began cooking at Disney!
Thanks to Stitch Kingdom for giving us a heads up on a new cookbook to be published this fall.
Portobello, the Italian restaurant in Downtown Disney — not the mushroom — showcases pictures from their Cooking Class on May 13th!
MousePlanning reviews the brick oven made pizza at Via Napoli.
While looking around the Blue Sky Cellar in Disneyland, I noticed a section of the Cars Land concept art labeled “Taste-In.”
After a bit of searching, I found out that the Flo’s Restaurant idea seems to have been changed slightly, allowing for a “drive-in” theater restaurant similar to Disney World’s Sci-Fi Dine-in, where guests sit in automobiles to dine while watching [Read more…]