You know it! You love it! You have to have it! It’s Dole Whip (affectionately called Pineapple Soft Serve a lot of the time), and it’s been a staple of Walt Disney World for years. Of course you know where you can find it in Adventureland at Aloha Isle (Disney World) and the Tiki Juice Bar (Disneyland) in the shadows of the Tiki Room (you can even bring your sweet treat inside to eat during the show!).
There’s a new pineapple snack in town, and you’re going to want to sit down for this. It’s Pineapple. Upside Down. Cake. With. DOLE WHIP!
Friends, it might be summer in the rest of the country, but at Walt Disney World, Autumn is ON! And while some might say it’s too early for Halloween and Pumpkin-Spiced-EVERYTHING, I am not that person. So you KNOW that while I am happily in Disney World to cover the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, I also HAD to grab my ticket for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!
Every year, Mickey welcomes his pals to this special extra-ticket event at the Magic Kingdom. This year, the party is taking place on select nights from August 25 through November 1. And you’re going to want to read on to find out where you can scare up goodies like THIS…
… plus TONS of other treats! And not just of the candy-in-my-trick-or-treat-bag variety, although there’s plenty of that, too! [Read more…]
It’s been just over a year now since the Gardens Kiosk opened in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. (Editor’s Note: Animal Kingdom’s Allergy-Friendly Kiosk is now called Terra Treats, and is located across from Creature Comforts on Discovery Island).
This kiosk is unique in that its focus is on providing snack options for guests with special dietary needs or restrictions. You might know it by its unofficial name: the “Allergy Kiosk,” earned not only for having treats that are free of the most common food allergens, but also because guests can receive information from the friendly and knowledgeable Cast Members about dining all over Animal Kingdom in light of restrictions.
(Oh, and also because of the “Allergy Dining Tips” sign above the menu ).
Along with various pre-packaged food items, this one of the locations in Disney World where you can find Babycakes gluten-free and vegan-friendly items.
I grabbed two Babycakes treats, though you’ll just see them labeled as Gluten-Free Vegan Doughnuts and Gluten-Free Cupcakes on the menu.
The Gluten-Free Cupcakes come in packages of four minis, and they are not unique to Animal Kingdom. You can still find these in several Resort Quick Service locations, including (but not limited to) Art of Animation’s Landscape of Flavors and Beach Club’s Marketplace.
The full name of “Brownie Cupcakes” is [Read more…]
I hope you had an awesome Independence Day Week if you’re in the USA!
We had a great time covering all of the Limited Time Magic treats in the Disney World parks for the 4th of July!
These are available through today, July 7th, but hopefully that strawberry and blueberry shortcake sundae will stick around…
And there’s lots more Disney Food News where that came from! Let’s check it out…
Disney Food News
Catch up on the latest food news from Disney!
- Great news for holiday visitors! The Disney World Candlelight Processional Dining Packages will go on sale on July 9th! Get more details here…
- Dole Whip is catering to more special dietary needs by offering a vegan, dairy free product. It’s also gluten free!
- The Plaza Ice Cream Parlor in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is now home to the new All-American sundae!
- Epcot’s Kabuki Cafe is now serving new sushi items.
- Disneyland’s Candy Palace has a new sweet treat: Candy Sticks!
Of course, there’s more! 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 a possible closing date for Cap’n Jack’s at Downtown Disney Orlando.
DFB Reader Finds
Monsters University treats have all over Disney parks, and have been inspiring DFB readers at home! Take a look at these homemade Mike cookies sent in by DFB Reader Angela!
And DFB Reader Joe sent us these fun cake pops in the making!
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On to the Round-Up!
Eat, Sleep, Run Disney dines at Carthay Circle in Disney California Adventure.
Mickey Fix delights with this Darth Vader candy and ice cube mold! Perfect for summer parties; we love the Vader S’mores idea!
Pop Century Site highlights Tie-Dye Cheesecake and Pop Waffles!
Walt Disney World for Grown Ups stops by Liberty Square Marketin the Magic Kingdom.
Running at Disney enjoys a feast at Jiko at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.
Disney Hipsters enjoys a vegetarian lunch at Whispering Canyon Cafe.
Main Street Gazette samples goodies at the Territory Lounge at Wilderness Lodge.
Disney Parks Blog heads to Disneyland to make s’mores!
Vacationing with dietary requirements can sometimes be a challenge, but Disney continues to lead the field in options available to guests who have special dietary needs.
First up: who doesn’t love a little something sweet, crunchy, and indulgent on a trip to Walt Disney World? If you need to find a treat that is gluten- or nut-free, check out Rocky Mountain Caramel Popcorn! Perfect for sharing — if you want to!
If you’re looking for a delicious cookie, but you’d like to avoid [Read more…]