Disney Food Post Round-Up: August 31, 2014

Big news this week, all! The Pineapple Lanai at Disney’s Polynesian Village (aka “The Poly”) is open, and guests can once again indulge in one of the “World’s” most iconic treats at this resort.

Pineapple and Vanilla Swirl Dole Whip in Souvenir Tiki Bowl at Pineapple Lanai

Pineapple and Vanilla Swirl Dole Whip in Souvenir Tiki Bowl at Pineapple Lanai

Get yer Dole Whip and Dole Whip Floats here, but they’re no longer self-serve OR 24-hour. Bittersweet.

Also, Disney has confirmed that Starbucks will open in Disney’s Hollywood Studios in February 2015!

Click below for all the details on this week’s Disney Food News!

Disney Food News

  • A brand new Disney World premium dessert party — Villains’ Sinister Soiree — is taking place this Fall at Magic Kingdom!
  • Check out some awesome sale merch at DisneyStore.com this weekend!
  • Take a look at some irresistible new treats at Jolly Holiday in Disneyland Park — including an adorable take on a Spoonful of Sugar!
  • Satisfy your Starbucks tooth in February 2015 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Indulge in a Dole Whip or Dole Whip Float at the brand new Pineapple Lanai in Disney World.
  • Le Cellier in Epcot’s Canada Pavilion at Walt Disney World has made a major change to the popular filet mignon!
  • Starbucks coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
  • Signature dining is available at Disney’s Yachtsman Steakhouse restaurant and now two new steak options are featured on the menu.

Check out all the latest Disney Food News — even the stuff we don’t mention in posts on the blog! — on our Disney Food News Pin Board, including restaurant closures, Citricos Wine Dinners at the Grand Floridian, and more!

DFB Reader Finds

If you find a fun new food — or other edible awesomeness — in or from Disney, share a photo with us on facebook or twitter so we can add it to our DFB Reader Finds each Sunday!

Today, we are highlighting bacon, including this find from Facebook Friend Don. He says: “This bacon cupcake at The Smokehouse is awesome!”. Remember that this is only available during Disney’s Flower and Garden Festival in Epcot in the Spring!

Bacon Cupcake

Bacon Cupcake

Here’s a homemade version from Facebook Friend Sarah of the Loaded Baked Potato Soup from Disneyland. Yum!

Homemade Soup

Homemade Baked Potato Soup

What’s your Favorite Find? Send it in!

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Disney Food Post Round-Up: January 6, 2013

I hope 2013 is treating you well, Disney food fans!

Boardwalk Bakery

While there are lots of restaurants undergoing refurbs and transformations right now (find out about those on our Disney Food News Pin Board, updated daily!), we’re still getting word of lots of fun new menu additions and updates! We’ve got a couple of them here in the round-up, but there’s lots more to come this week!

Stay tuned to DFB this week to hear about several fun new snacks that we’ve come across in our recent travels, and find out our recommendations!

Disney Dining News

Before checking out this week’s news, take a look at the top Disney Food news stories from 2012.

We’ve got additional food news, including New Minnie Baker’s Dozen Poster, restaurant closures, Annual Passholder Package for Disneyland’s Golden Horseshoe Revue, and LOTS more, on our Disney Food News Pin Board! Head over and check it out!

DFB Reader Finds

If you find a fun new food in or from Disney, share a photo with us so we can add it to our DFB Reader Finds each Sunday! This week we have some pictures from Twitter friends. Thanks for sharing!

Laura/@buyul shared this new Meat Lovers Pizza from Toy Story Pizza Planet in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. I haven’t seen this one before! Look at those giant meat-a-balls! (That’s my Italian accent you’re hearing.)

Meat Lovers Pizza

Jill Guren/@allysophsmom sent this drool-worthy Kitchen Sink Sundae our way. Makes us want to stop by the Beach Club’s Beaches and Cream! YUM!!!

Kitchen Sink Sundae

Join Us at Snack Attack!

Calling all Disney food and fireworks fans! Due to popular demand (and a quick sell-out two years in a row!), we’ve scheduled a Springtime date — April 8th — for our next DFB IllumiNations Dessert Party “Snack Attack!”

Tickets will go on sale January 10th, 2013, at 12pm ET.

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth

The exclusive evening features an all-you-care-to-eat menu full of our favorite Walt Disney World snacks — all in one place – AND an incredible, private view from the United Kingdom of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth in Epcot from 8-9:30PM!

The dessert buffet includes some classic Disney Food Blog favorites like…

Starring Rolls’ Butterfinger Cupcakes
Classic Disney Popcorn
Animal Kingdom Lodge Zebra Domes
Mickey Ice Cream Bars
Norway’s School Bread
Writer’s Stop’s Carrot Cake Cookies
Boardwalk Bakery’s Cheesecake Brownies
Starring Rolls’ Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes
And MORE!

Cost and ticket details here!

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone at this awesome event!!

On to the Round-Up

Disney History discovers a Walt Disney custard pudding platter mystery.

Daveland shares a vintage barbecue option at Disneyland’s Don DeFore’s Silver Banjo Barbecue. Includes BBQ sauce recipe!

Walt Disney World for Grown Ups has drinks and apps at the Rose & Crown in Epcot.

AllEars.Net helps us find tasty salads at Walt Disney World!

Main Street Gazette finally celebrates the return of the Citrus Swirl in the Magic Kingdom.

Disney Parks Blog features the Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor in Disneyland.

Digital Journal discovers that Wine Country Gift Baskets has announced a partnership with Disney. Includes cookie boxes and bouquets!

Disney Food Post Round-Up: August 5, 2012

Enchanted Rose Motif at Be Our Guest

We’ve got a few more sneak peeks at Be Our Guest restaurant! This brand new restaurant will be opening later this year in Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland!

Disney Food News

In the news since our last round-up…

We’ve got more food news (including NEW Citricos Wine Dinners, a new food spot in the New Fantasyland, restaurant closure updates, and LOTS more) on our Disney Food News Pin Board!

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Updates

We’ve been reporting all of the details about the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

DFB Guide to the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Coming Soon!

And with the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival rapidly approaching, we’ll have all the info you need to make sure you get the best value from the 2012 festival!

Our DFB Guide to the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival e-Book is coming soon!

Special Features
Of course, we’ve included a few bonus items for you! Let’s take a look at a few of them…

  • A full, daily schedule of events for every day of the festival
  • Brand new World Showcase booth crawls for this year’s menus
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