We know that booking a Walt Disney World vacation can be a daunting experience — especially when trying to decide where to lay your head each night! Disney resorts number in the dozens (with expansions, renovations, and new resorts in progress!), with tons of Orlando-area hotels to consider as well.
I hope you’re all having an amazing day on this Memorial Day Monday!
As we mark a time of remembrance this Memorial Day weekend, we also look forward to fun celebrations with family and friends as Summer gets underway! And if you’re like me, that means one thing — vacation is JUST around the corner!
I wanted to remind you that here at DFB we’ve got some fantastic discounts on our best-selling DFB Disney World Dining Guidebooks for a limited time to celebrate all of the fun trips planned ahead!
Believe it or not, it’s already time to start making those Advance Dining Reservations! And we’re going to help you make sure you choose the best restaurants Disney has to offer. There are hundreds, after all!
We have three great offers for you to choose from! Read on for all the details, but hurry — you can only take advantage of these savings through Saturday, May 30!
Discount #1: $5 Off The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2015
Our fully guaranteed, comprehensive e-Book offers more than 490 full-color pages to help you plan your very best Disney World trip ever!
With reviews, tips, expert advice, and hundreds of color photographs, you’ll get the biggest bang for your planning buck! And our handy e-Book format has been completely updated for your 2015-16 Disney World vacation.
Inside the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2015, you’ll find:
- 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. 5 simple steps and you’re done!
- 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, [Read more…]
It’s time to score some serious Disney Deals at the Disney Store!
For a limited time, get 50% or more off of a TON of stuff at DisneyStore.com; including Disney Parks merchandise!
It’s the Twice-A-Year sale, and it’s time to go shoppin’…
Mickey Mouse Summer Fun Tumbler
Mickey Mouse Popsicle Molds
Another option for Summer awesomeness are these too cute Mickey Mouse Popsicle Molds. Even if you only use them ONCE, the sale price of $5.70 is well worth it! (And we all know you’re going to use them more than once!)
Cinderella Tea Play Set
And for my “bargain of the century,” check out this [Read more…]
We’re gearing up for the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival! Travelers to this 17th annual event will find an abundance of eats and drinks to enjoy at the marketplace booths around World Showcase. But if you want to take advantage of my favorite value of the festival — read on!
Seminars and Demonstrations at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival
Several times per day during the festival, guests have the opportunity to take part in culinary demonstrations or beverage seminars.
Featuring specialty wineries, beverage companies, or chefs (sometimes celebrity chefs!), the demos provide a walk-through of a recipe creation (plus your very own serving!), or a discussion and tasting of several beverages. Most seminars and demos are held inside the Festival Welcome Center in Epcot’s Future World.
But the best part? These only cost around [Read more…]
Great news! Restaurant.com is offering an 80% discount on many Disney World and Orlando Restaurant gift certificates purchased through September 7th. This means you can get $25 gift certificates for $2 each! Simply use code RDCSale in the discount code box at check-out.
You can see details about Restaurant.com and check out which Disney World-area restaurants are included in the program on our Restaurant.com gift certificate program page.
Here’s how it works:
Step 1: [Read more…]
September is the month for savings for visitors and locals to Orlando!
Magical Dining Month presented by Visit Orlando invites everyone to enjoy this annual event now in its sixth year. Celebrate Central Florida’s culinary delights when over sixty restaurants offer three-course prix-fixe dinners for $30.
Expand your palate and help benefit the Boys & Girls Club during this month-long event as $1 of every meal is donated to this wonderful organization.
Visit Orlando will offer this exceptional value from September 1 – 30, 2011, at top-rated Orlando restaurants, including: [Read more…]
We’re so excited about the response to our 2011 WDW Foodie Fest Snack Attack event. Tickets sold out within just a couple of hours on Friday!
For those who won’t be able to join us, we’d love to see you at the other WDW Foodie Fest events. You can check out the Schedule of Events here!
Disney Food News
Check out some of the latest news in the Disney food world!
- Updates from the 2011 Food and Wine Festival Preview Dinner are in! Lots of great new events and details, as well as the overall theme of the festival, are included.
- There were a few Le Cellier lunch menu changes recently.
- A new refillable mug monitoring system using RFID chips will be tested at All-Star Sports Resort this week.
- Epcot’s San Angel Inn unveils new menu items and decor.
New Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide Just Around the Corner…
Yep, we’re finishing up the final edits on our brand new Mini-Guide e-Book!
As you know, our DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book covers a wealth of information about Disney World food. But after hitting 250 pages, we reserved some of the more detailed info for our upcoming series of Mini-Guides.
The first in the series will be the Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to Magic Kingdom Snacks, and it will be debuting very soon.
Detailed reviews, photos, prices, and snack-credit-worthiness of over 70 snacks in the Magic Kingdom are packed into this Mini-Guide, but, as always, we’ve included a few extras and bonus items as well!
We’ll have more information for you very soon; we can’t wait to hear what you think!
Let’s go…On to the Round-Up!
WDW for Grownups checks out some Disney dining discounts!
Disney Tourist Blog reviews Big Thunder Ranch Barbecue in Disneyland Resort.
DisneyContemporary.com looks back at the Contemporary Resort’s Fiesta Fun Center.
Eating (and Drinking) Around the World looks at tuna-inspired dishes.
Main Street Gazette tours the Magic Kingdom restaurant signs that beckon us to dine.
Hoperatives reviews the brew pub, Big River Grille and Brewing Works at the Boardwalk resort. Find your “better beer”!
DLP.info shows updates us on construction at Colonel Hathi’s Pizza Outpost in Disneyland Paris.
4Parks1Blog.com reviews Kouzzina at the Boardwalk resort.
Ladies and gentlemen, let the romance begin! During two weekends in the month of February, you can escape with your favorite person — or just treat yourself! — to an incredible indulgence of chocolate, wine, and pure luxury.
And because you’ll be within the big purple gates of Walt Disney World, you’ll have easy access to your favorite theme parks, too!
Dates: Feb. 12-13; 19-20
Feb. 12 weekend: Starting at $289
Feb. 19 weekend: Starting at $309
Reservations: 1-800-WALDORF or www.waldorfastoriaorlando.com
Here are just a few of the events you can explore as an overnight guest at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando during their Chocolate, Wine & Romance Weekends… [Read more…]
Happy Sunday, everyone! Here’s the latest food news from this week:
- Via Napoli reservations information is now available!
- The 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Guide and Map are ready for perusal!
- Disney parks welcome a Meatball and Beer bar and a Crepes and Funnel Cake Sticks stand!
- Disneyland and Disney World 2011 Food and Wine Festival dates are available!
And thanks to Global Disney Pinvestigation for writing about our WDW Foodie Fest this week!
We’re starting this week’s Round-Up a little differently! I’m excited to showcase some pics of the upcoming restaurants in Epcot — La Hacienda de San Angel and Via Napoli!
Hoperatives has a great resource page on beers in Disney World, including varieties and prices and sorted by theme park and resort!
Craft Beer Restaurant Blog has a commentary about the beers on the menu for the 2010 Epcot Food & Wine Festival. Great read!
Mousesavers highlights some incredible deals from restaurant.com — we’re talking discounts on discounts for House of Blues and Swan & Dolphin restaurants! (Thanks to Studios Central for the FYI on restaurant.com!)
Main Street Gazette sampled and reviewed nearly every flavor of Wonderland Tea. Fantastic article!
The Disney Chick makes an old Food and Wine Festival favorite — Beef Bites with Chocolate and Red Wine Sauce!
The Disney Blog shares his review of the new meatball sliders and beer bar at Portobello in Disney World’s Downtown Disney.
Zannaland wonders which Disney candy fits your mood?
The Makin’ Memories Blog shows us Part I of her Tables in Wonderland Great Movie Ride dinner experience!
Studios Central moseys on over to Hoop Dee Doo Revue!
A Taste of Disney makes ‘Ohana Bread Pudding with Bananas Foster Sauce.
Eating (And Drinking) Around the World has a bone to pick with those bartender robots in the Space Mountain exit area!
Disney Parks Blog talks about one of my favorite desserts — Key Lime Pie!