DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book: Pre-Order the 2015 Edition and Get the 2014 Edition FREE!

It’s a new year, and we’re excited about all that 2015 holds!

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And already, this year is shaping up to be an awesome time where Disney Food is concerned. With major developments at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and new restaurants on the horizon at Downtown Disney Orlando (read more about Morimoto Asia, Boathouse, and STK), it seems like there’s always something new to report to you guys!

And we know that new information is never more important to you than when you’re planning your next Disney trip!

We are hard at work everyday, bringing you the latest breaking news and reviews of what’s happening throughout the Disney Parks and Resorts. Initiatives like MyMagic+ continue to have a major impact on Disney visits, drastically changing the way you do things from even a year or two ago.

That’s why planning is so important — and that’s where we come in!

We’re updating our collection of critically-acclaimed DFB Guides so that you have lots of new content and relevant information for 2015.

And very soon, we’ll bring you the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining, 2015 Edition! And — this is the best part — you can get your copy this week for $4 off using code PRE2015!

We can’t let Genie out of the bottle quite yet ;-) but you can be sure that the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining, 2015 Edition will offer plenty of new features:

  • Lots of UPDATED Reviews of Every Disney Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, and Eatery, Including New Spots
  • Many NEW Photos and Special Features
  • Updated MUST-KNOW Disney Planning Details for 2015
  • More Than Three Brand New Chapters

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DFB Cyber Monday Sale: DFB Guide + Snacks Bundle for 50% Off TODAY!

Ho Ho Ho! We’ve been offering you awesome savings on some of our most popular DFB Guides this weekend — but we aren’t finished yet!

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In honor of Cyber Monday, we’re bringing you another irresistible sale, just in time for your Disney Trip Planning and Gift Giving Needs!

The DFB Guide & Snacks Bundle — 1/2 Off for Cyber Monday

We kicked off our holiday savings with a special 1/2 off deal on our most popular e-book, the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World. Use Promo Code TURKEYLEG to secure this great deal.

And on Black Friday, we offered you everything — The Everything Bundle, that is — for 1/2 off! You can STILL take advantage of these savings with Promo Code Everything50 at checkout!

Today, we’re bringing you great savings on our most popular combination of DFB Guides, the DFB Guide & Snacks Bundle. Normally, we offer this collection at an already low cost — nearly 40% off of the combined cover prices.

But in honor of this, the biggest day of the year for online shopping, we’re saving you even more by offering you 1/2 off the Bundle price! In order to take advantage of these special, limited time savings, just use Promo Code Monday14!

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Our DFB Guide & Snacks Bundle includes all of the following: [Read more…]

DFB Black Friday Sale: Our Best Deal Ever!

Whew! I hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving Day yesterday! But today feels kind of like a sit-around-the-house-and-plan-a-Disney-trip kind of day, so it’s time to carry on the holiday weekend with a little more celebrating… .

Check out our biggest DFB Guide Discount EVER!

The DFB Everything Bundle — Half Off This Weekend

When it came time to offer you something truly special for our Black Friday Sale, we couldn’t think of anything better…than giving you everything.

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And that’s why we’re announcing that, for this weekend, you can purchase the DFB Everything Bundle for 1/2 off the already deeply discounted price! Just enter code Everything50 at the check-out.

What does the Everything Bundle include? The name says it all — Everything! When you purchase the DFB Everything Bundle, you get all of the following DFB Guides:

DFB Weekly Deal: $6 Off the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining!

Want a huge discount on our DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining? You’ve got it! Today through Sunday, you can get $6 off the full price of the guide using code DOLEWHIP!

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The fully updated DFB Guide to Walt Disney World® Dining 2014 e-Book is an instantly downloadable PDF guide, featuring over 450 full-color pages of photographs, information, and advice about our favorite subjects — food and dining in Walt Disney World.

It’s guaranteed to help you navigate your way to delicious dining on your next trip! And if you’re ready to get yours now, head on over to DFBGuide.com to pick it up!!

For our Grand Launch Sale, use code: DOLEWHIP to get a $6 discount this weekend only!

Note: If you purchased the 2013 Guide last year, scroll down for details on repeat purchase discounts.

What’s In The Guide?

As thousands of repeat customers already know, the Guide includes:

  • A 5-Step Strategy for Disney Dining Planning, covering everything you need to know from budgeting and booking to kids’ meals, dining discounts, and fireworks.
  • A comprehensive and in-depth look at EVERY Disney World restaurant, kiosk, bar, and lounge, including our personal tips to ensure a positive and stress-free dining experience.
  • Four free, downloadable worksheets for planning your trip. These worksheets are designed to help you execute all the steps of planning the perfect Disney dining experience. And they’re reusable for all of your future trips!
  • Seven sample one-day dining itineraries for a head-start on planning.
  • A comprehensive index of bars and lounges. An often under-appreciated option for both dining and entertainment, the e-Book devotes a whole index to the topic.
  • The ability to be read on your mobile device or computer! It’s fully portable right in your pocket!

While our 2013 Guide was extensive, Disney World is always updating menus, prices, and other dining info. And we’re always finding new things to tell you about! So we’ve updated this edition with brand new details and more exclusive info! Check out a couple of sample pages below. Click to enlarge!

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Samples Pages of the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2013

Here’s Just Some Of What You Get With Our 2014 Guide:

  • Over 450 Pages of Disney Dining and Planning information, tips, reviews, and recommendations!
  • An in-depth Disney Dining Restaurant Reviews section, covering all Disney restaurants, food kiosks, bars, and lounges
  • An updated Disney Dining Plan section and price analysis [Read more…]

Disney Food Blog Cyber Monday Deals!!

Woo! It’s time to shop!

DFB has some serious Cyber Monday Deals going on today. Get OVER 50% off our most popular Disney Dining Guidebooks!

With the lowest-prices-of-the-year, there’s no better time than right now to finish up your holiday shopping…and get yourself a little something, too! Here we go!

DFB Everything Bundle — Get all of our guidebooks for OVER 50% off the regular price!

This is the best time to pick up our DFB Guides with our Everything Bundle. Start planning TODAY for your 2014 Disney trips! And with this limited time offer, you can get all of our guides — over $100 worth of guidebooks — for just $49.99! Use code CYBERMONDAY at the checkout to see the $10 additional discount!

Want to get this great deal for a friend or loved one? Pick up a DFB Everything Bundle Gift Certificate with the same code for the same price!

Disney Food Blog “Guide & Snacks” Bundle — Get four popular guidebooks for the lowest price of the year!

We’ve bundled our DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining with all of our Snack Guides (covering Magic Kingdom, Epcot, & Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios) for sweet savings!

This bundle’s regular price works out to over 40% off regular purchase prices; so with an extra $5 off with our Cyber Monday sale, you’re getting a steal! Use code CYBERMONDAY at the checkout to see the $5 discount!

Pick up a DFB Guide + Snacks Bundle gift certificate for your friends and fellow Disney lovers, too! Same code — same savings!

The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining — A classic gift and must-have guidebook for your 2014 Disney trip!

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Disney Food Post Round-Up: September 1, 2013

Mac and Cheese! For a dose of one of our favorite comfort foods, stop by Electric Umbrella in Epcot’s Future World for the new Macaroni and Cheese Burger.

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Mac and Cheese Burger

We continue to keep up on the latest technology introduced at Disney restaurants. This week, we reviewed the new iPad wine list at Victoria & Albert’s at the Grand Floridian!

Catch up on all the food news from Disney!

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Dig in!

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 Disneyland’s Harbour Galley debuted new menu items, Disneyland’s September gourmet candy apple flavor, 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!

DFB Guest Author Corey shared one of his favorite treats – sprinkled marshmallows – from the Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Confectionery!

Sprinkled Marshmallows

Reader Sara tweeted a [Read more…]

DFB Disney Dining Guide Independence Weekend Sale!

We’ve got a star-spangled discount this weekend for Disney food fans!

From now through Sunday, July 7th, pick up our 2013 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book for $4 off using code STARS!

The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining

This comprehensive e-Book offers over 400 pages of expert information, color photographs, advice, reviews, and details about Dining in Disney World. And don’t forget that you also get these awesome bonus items:

  • Downloadable worksheets for planning your trip. These worksheets are designed to help you execute all the steps of planning the perfect Disney dining experience. And they’re reusable for your next trip!
  • Seven sample one-day dining itineraries to help you with brainstorming. There are hundreds of dining options in Disney World. These examples, which are tied to particular theme parks, touring styles, and dietary needs, will help you get an idea of what a perfect dining day might look like for you and your family.
  • A comprehensive index of bars and lounges. Disney Food Blog readers were adamant that this be a part of the book and we were more than happy to oblige! An often under-appreciated option for both dining and entertainment, the e-Book devotes a whole index to the topic. Every single bar and lounge in Disney World is covered — and includes a review!
  • An index of some of our favorite Top 5 lists, including entirely new versions for 2013, for Walt Disney World Dining.

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  • Four food-themed scavenger hunts — one for each Disney World theme park!
  • Disney Dining Trivia to play while waiting in line, or waiting for a table.

Pick up your copy today and be well on your way to planning your Disney World Dining this afternoon! As a downloadable PDF, the book can be read on your computer, smartphone, and tablet easily!

Remember to use code STARS for a $4 discount this weekend only!

Want Even More Savings?

If you’re headed to Disney World this year or early next year, our BEST DEAL can be found when you bundle for savings!

Right now, get over 40% off of four of our most popular Disney Dining Guides with the DFB Guide + Snacks Bundle.

Including the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining AND all three of our DFB Snacks Guides (covering all four parks!), this bundle of e-Books will give you exclusive insider information and peace of mind that you’re getting the biggest bang for your dining dollar in Disney World.

Get more information about the DFB Guide + Snacks Bundle here!

Remember — all of our e-Books are made to be read on your computer, smartphone, AND tablet!

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Disney Food Post Round-Up: April 14, 2013

Two beloved Disney spots closed this week in preparation for the coming of Starbucks to the parks — Market House in Disneyland, and Fountain View Cafe in Disney World!

Fountain View in Epcot is now closed for Starbucks-ifying

Main Street Bakery in Disney World is scheduled to re-open soon as a Starbucks location as well. Stay tuned for the latest!

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There’s plenty of Disney Food News happening this week! We love the new Test Track Cone Cups at Cool Wash in Epcot!

And there’s more where that came from! 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.

This week, we featured an upcoming refurbishment at Anandapur Ice Cream Truck, a Disneyland Annual Passholder offer for free character dining, new menu items at Kidani’s Maji Pool Bar, and the Orange Bird Souvenir cup which was spotted in Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

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!

Who wants a slice?! Don Livingston tweeted to us: “Margherita Pizza at Via Napoli. Pretty good value for sharing Compared to other EPCOT dining.”

Margherita Pizza at Via Napoli!

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Tip from the DFB Guide: Disney Resort Pizza Delivery

Join us in celebrating our updated e-Book — The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World® Dining 2013 — as we share fun and useful info from the guide!

Disney Resort In-Room Pizza Delivery

As many of you know, room service is available at Disney’s deluxe resorts as well as the moderate resort, Coronado Springs. Yet, for those guests staying at value, most moderate, and select villa resorts, you’ll have to fetch your meal from the quick-service restaurant or order pizza delivery!

Disney resorts with In-Room Pizza Delivery include: All-Star Movies, All-Star Music, All-Star Sports, Caribbean Beach Resort, Old Key West, Pop Century Resort, Port Orleans Resort French Quarter, Port Orleans Resort Riverside, and Saratoga Springs Resort. Note that deluxe resorts and Coronado Springs often offer pizza options on their room service menus as well — so you can pretty much get some sort of in-room dining pizza anywhere you stay in Disney World.

Pop Century's "Peace of Pizza" Delivery Menu! (Prices may change!)

In addition to pizza delivery, Disney’s Art of Animation, does have a few room service entree options after 4pm like pasta and Buffalo chicken wings/nuggets!

Extra Room Service Options at Art of Animation Resort

Disney Dining Plan pizza delivery meals consist of two non-alcoholic beverages, 1 pizza entree, and two desserts, which will cost two DDP table-service credits. This charge is per meal rather than per person.

Payment is made via cash, credit card, or your Disney room charge. Gratuities are included!

But Be Wary of Ordering from Under-The-Door Pizza Flyers

Just a quick note for those planning on pizza in your room at your Disney resort. The options we’ve mentioned above are all Disney-run pizza delivery options through the resorts’ dining systems and restaurants. The menus for these delivery options will be in your room on a cardboard placard with Disney logos when you arrive.

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Disney Dining Tip from the DFB Guide: Dining at Bars and Lounges in Walt Disney World

When it comes to Disney World, bars and lounges aren’t just adults-only destinations — and they don’t just serve drinks.

In fact, here’s a Best Kept Secret in Disney dining planningDisney bars and lounges can be great places to get a meal with the whole family. These hidden gems are often less crowded than standard restaurants, too!

In The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World® Dining 2013 e-Book, we have an entire section reviewing every single bar and lounge in Walt Disney World. It’s well worth a read to find out great spots to get a full meal or a snack — even with no Advance Dining Reservation!

Now let’s take a peek at a few of our favorites…

English Bulldog with Chips at Rose and Crown Pub in Epcot's UK Pavilion

Bars and Lounges Inside the Theme Parks

A Disney World trip can be hectic (meeting characters, dashing to attractions, and racing off to dining reservations!), so finding a place inside the parks to escape the hoopla is key to a relaxing vacation!

With signature cocktails, cheese plates, fondue, burgers, donuts, pasta, and more, you’ll find some truly inspired menus at Disney World’s bars and lounges. Sometimes you’ll even be able to order from the full menu of a nearby restaurant.

In Epcot, we can highly recommend stopping in to Tutto Gusto in Italy, Rose and Crown Pub in the UK, or La Cava del Tequila in Mexico.

Fireplace Area Seating at Tutto Gusto

At Tutto Gusto, order from an awesome menu of meats and cheeses, paninis, pastas, and more. A relaxing atmosphere and full tables allow for an easy meal for the whole family.

Cheeses, Meats, and Shrimp Cavatappi at Tutto Gusto Lounge in Epcot's Italy

Rose and Crown Pub, attached to Rose and Crown Restaurant, features a fun menu that — gasp! — the kids might even like! We can highly recommend the Scotch Eggs and the British Bulldog sausage (see our review of the British Bulldog here — and the photo at the top of this article)!

Scotch Eggs at Rose and Crown

If you’re there on a weekday, seek out Carl the Bartender and ask him to show you his amazing magic trick!

Carl the Bartender and the tipping pint

At La Cava del Tequila, sample a few Mexican appetizers like chips and salsa, queso, and guacamole along with your margaritas!

Chips and queso at Cava del Tequila

Another favorite place to unwind in the parks and get a great meal is at Tune-In Lounge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Here, you can get great shakes for the kids, fun signature drinks for [Read more…]