Mid-Festival Sale on the DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book!

The 2011 Epcot Food and Wine Festival has reached its midpoint and we’re celebrating with a sale for this week only!

The DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book is our helpful guide that gives you the tools you’ll need to navigate the flavors, feasts and fun offered at this year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival! See an Orlando Sentinel review of the e-Book here!

And this week you’ll be able to purchase the book at 20% off — our deepest discount yet! Just use code MIDPOINT at the check-out screen. :-)

Plan Your Visit With Our Full Daily Schedule of Events

The first step in planning is to know what’s happening at the Festival during YOUR visit. We’ve organized the full schedule of events — for every single day of the Epcot Food & Wine Festival — in this new Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide.

Use our full event schedule to review only the information you need to make your Food & Wine Festival visit as magical as possible.

Here’s a screen shot of the daily event schedule!

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With photos of World Showcase Booths and food, and menus for each booth, you’ll get to map out your touring strategy before you arrive!

Food and Wine Festival Customized Touring Strategies and Food Crawls

We have touring strategies to make the most out of your visit – whether you’ll be there for a day or a week! These include: [Read more…]

Disney Food Post Round-Up: October 23, 2011

Cottontop Tamarin Cupcake

A new cupcake and lots of foodie photos (and reviews) from the Epcot Food and Wine Festival are highlighted this week! Let’s get right to the yummy news.

Latest Disney Food News

Read on for this week’s Disney Food news highlights!

Don’t forget to stay up-to-date with our Epcot Food & Wine Festival coverage — we’re still buzzing with news, reviews, and updates over on our Epcot Food & Wine Festival Pages!

The DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book Review

Thanks to Gabe Travers with WESH.com, Orlando’s NBC affiliate news source, for this recent review of our Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot Food & Wine Festival! Here’s an excerpt…

If you want some tried and true picks, it’s worth it to check out the Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, which features five themed “crawls” you can use to tackle the World Showcase marketplaces. Read the full review here!

You can get YOUR copy of our new e-Book right here! Be sure to use code CHEF at check-out for a $2 discount!

On to the Round-Up!

Walt Disney World for Grownups says Aloha! Escape to the Tambu Lounge for a Lapu Lapu and some yummy new bar food! The bread service looks delicious!

DisMarks continues to highlight Disney news in the blogosphere with their 32nd Disney Blog Carnival! Tons of great Disney articles here — head over and check ‘em out! :-)

Main Street Gazette provides a catalog of Epcot’s restaurant signs! Love this!

DisneyTouristBlog.com names some top snacks at the Food and Wine Festival, along with gorgeous taste-testing photos!

Stitch Kingdom offers the latest news on new Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, which will open in stages beginning May 31, 2012. We can’t wait to taste-test the fresh smoothies, hand-scooped gelato and Mongolian barbecue in the food court!

AllEars.Net has updated Blizzard Beach menus, including the eats at Lottawatta Lodge.

The Portland Daily Sun showcases Linda Bean’s success with her lobster offerings at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. (Thanks to Erin Foster and Epcyclopedia for the tip!)

Tips from the Mini-Guide: World Showcase Booth Crawls

Because we want you to know everything you need to know about this year’s Food and Wine Festival, we’ve created the DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book, a new guide that covers the 2011 Epcot Food and Wine Festival from…well…soup to nuts!

Included in the book are critical tools like the Daily Schedule of Events covering every single day of the 45-day festival, customized Food & Wine Festival Touring Strategies for your family, and a full list of World Showcase food booths and menus — along with photos of many of the food items you can purchase there!

World Showcase Booth Crawls

There’s much, much more included, and one of our favorite parts of the e-Book are our World Showcase Booth Crawls that we’ve invented!

Our booth crawls are the perfect enhancement to your itinerary. Choose between the Beer, Seafood, Continent, Classics, and Dessert Crawl. Or combine them for additional tasty touring!

In the Continent Crawl, you’ll sample a dish from each continent represented at the festival. Stops include Australia, Brazil, Caribbean Islands, China, Morocco, and France. It’s a culinary adventure!

More to Love

In addition to the Crawls, you’ll have over 125 pages of organized information to customize your Festival day.

The DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot Food & Wine Festival includes even more bonus items including indexes of all the events, menu items, booths, chefs and more!

But don’t take our word for it! See an Orlando Sentinel review of the DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot Food and Wine Festival e-Book here!

Purchase your DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book here! Use code “CHEF” for your $2 discount!

What crawl will you follow? Let us know in the comments!

Disney Food Post Round-Up: August 28, 2011

We’re sending prayers and well wishes to those braving the storm on the East Coast! Stay safe, all!

We’re back from Disneyland and have loads of fun reviews for you! From garlic cheese bread to hot link corn dogs to some of the best roasted pigeon we’ve ever tasted — stay tuned for some more great Disneyland food coverage over the next several weeks!

In the meantime, here’s the news…

Latest Disney Food News

  • New restaurants and restaurant revitalization is coming to Main Street, U.S.A., in Disneyland. Watch for the Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe and more!
  • Gourmet hot dogs are on the menu at Fairfax Fare in Hollywood Studios.
  • The dates for Disney World Free Dining being offered for 2011-2012 have been changed and new booking codes were released. Check to see if your dates are now listed! (Any bookings under the original codes will be honored. No worries!)
  • New menu items have been unveiled at two Magic Kingdom restaurants –- Cosmic Ray’s and Columbia Harbour House!

Reminder: The DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book Now Available!

Our mini-guide includes over 130 pages of information about this year’s Festival! It’s written as a planning guide for veterans of the festival and those visiting for the first time!

One of our favorite bonus items is a daily schedule to help you plan your most delicious adventures!

You can get your own copy of our new mini-guide here! Remember to use code CHEF for $2 off the regular price! ;-)

Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Menu Now Available

Have you booked your tickets for the second annual Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic in Disney World? It’s coming up on October 7-8 — we’ll be there, and hope to see you!

They just released the menu for the event with dozens of stations showcasing eats and sips from the resort’s restaurants. See the full menu here!

On to the Round-Up!

A Snow White Sanctum digs up rare Texas Electric recipe hand-outs featuring Snow White. Thanks to George Taylor at Imaginerding for the heads up!

Walt Disney World For Grown-Ups visits Casey’s Corner!

The Healthy Voyager eats vegan in Epcot.

disZine outlines the latest information about Grand Gatherings ending in January 2012.

Main Street Gazette laments over the simple foodie pleasures that we all delight in at Disney destinations.

Yesterland recounts the Yacht Bar in Disneyland’s Tomorrowland. (It’s gonna take me a while to get all of Yesterland’s great historic material into the round-ups, but I’ll get there… mark my words… .)

Tips from the Mini-Guide: Food & Wine Festival Customized Touring Strategies

The DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book is our new guide that will help you get the most out of your visit to the 2011 Epcot Food & Wine Festival, no matter how many days you get to spend noshing around the World. Don’t forget to use code CHEF at the check-out for your $2 discount!

Booking is now available for seminars, demos, and events at the Food and Wine Festival. Call 407-WDW-FEST to book the events you’d like to experience.

Food and Wine Festival Customized Touring Strategies

No matter how long you get to spend at the festival, we have touring strategies to make the most out of your visit. These include:

One Day Strategy
Two Day Strategy
Visiting With Kids
The Festival on a Budget
Just the New Stuff

And with these strategies, we’ve included our favorite tips and tricks to make sure your visit is smooth sailing! The most important tip? [Read more…]

Tips from the Mini-Guide: Food and Wine Festival Daily Schedule

The DFB Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book is our new guide to help you navigate the flavors, feasts and fun offered at this year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival! (Don’t forget to use code “CHEF” for your $2 discount!)

Find the Info That’s Helpful for YOU

Finding your way around the largest food and wine festival in the world can be daunting. For many people, searching through every event listing is tiring and frustrating, since most of us will only be at the festival for a day or two.

To help cut down on planning time, we’ve broken down every published event into an easy-to-read, day-by-day schedule so that you can quickly find out what is being offered on the day (or hopefully days!) of your visit to Epcot. There’s no need for you to wade through details of events that are happening when you’re not there — use our schedule to review only the information you need to make your Food & Wine Festival visit as magical as possible.

Here’s a sample page to show you what we mean… [Read more…]