Pixar Fest Eats: Coco-Inspired Menu at Paradise Garden Grill

Counter Service restaurants and snack carts and kiosks ALL OVER Disneyland Resort are serving up Pixar-themed snacks, sweets, and treats for Pixar Fest, running now through September 3rd.

Pixar Fest ©Disney

Pixar Fest ©Disney

But Paradise Garden Grill in Disney California Adventure is serving up an entire menu inspired by a Pixar film… and that flick is Coco!!

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DFB Video: 5 NEW and COMING SOON Disneyland Dining Spots

Hey, friends! We’re back with another DFB Video this weekend, and we’re showing you five dining spots that are new — and coming soon — in Disneyland!

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Greetings from Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes!

There is plenty of food fun to be had all over Disneyland Resort right now during Pixar Fest! But while that event runs through September 3rd, there are several dining spots that are either new on the scene or coming soon that are built to stay for the long haul. Find out all about some brand new spots coming to Disneyland Resort — including some recent additions you can enjoy right now — in our latest DFB YouTube Video! [Read more…]

See Which Character Meals Are Coming to Disneyland!

Looking for meals with some character during your trip to Disneyland Resort? Well, two new character dining experiences are preparing to make their debuts this summer at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel.

At PCH Grill in Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, you’ll soon be able to start your day at Donald Duck’s Seaside Breakfast! (Guests here can currently enjoy the Surf’s Up Breakfast with Mickey and Friends.)

Donald Duck

Donald Duck

In this upcoming experience, Donald and Daisy will find themselves reunited, and they’re throwing a beach bash (complete with the buffet) to celebrate… and their pal, Stitch, will be joining in the fun, too!

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News: Disneyland Fantasmic Dining Package Cafe Orleans Booking Info

It’s big news over in Disneyland that the nighttime spectacular Fantasmic! is back!

Fantasmic at Disneyland

Fantasmic at Disneyland

We recently enjoyed the return of the show — along with dinner at River Belle Terrace — thanks to the Fantasmic Dining Package. However, River Belle Terrace will be undergoing a refurbishment starting in September. So with the Fantasmic Dining Packages in high demand, a different option will be on offer in its place: the Fantasmic Dining Package at Cafe Orleans! [Read more…]

News: Disneyland’s Galactic Grill Introduces SERIOUSLY KILLER Late Night Menu

Should you find yourself in Disneyland’s Tomorrowland after 9 pm and in need of a bite, you might want to blast on over to Galactic Grill to check out their new Late Night Menu!

Galactic Grill AT NIGHT!

Galactic Grill AT NIGHT!

The Micron Burger is a mini-double slider packed with American cheese, house sauce, caramelized onions and a pickle ($7.99). [Read more…]

Limited Time! “Beauty and the Beast” Dining and Snacks — and The Grey Stuff! — Coming to Disneyland

Do you have March 17th circled in rose-red for the premiere of the live-action Beauty and the Beast film?

Enchanted Rose

Enchanted Rose

If you’re among those eagerly awaiting the movie’s release (like us!), and you happen to have an upcoming trip to Disneyland planned, too, then you’ll definitely want to know about some limited-time eats and treats coming to Disneyland soon!

Make your way over to Fantasyland, where in coming days you’ll find Village Haus Restaurant transformed (for a limited time) into the Red Rose Taverne! [Read more…]

#OnTheList: A Visit to Disneyland’s Exclusive Club 33

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This post is part of the DFB #OnTheList series, where we feature eats you’ve GOT to have while you’re at Disney! Let us know what’s on YOUR Disney Food Bucket List @DisneyFoodBlog #OnTheList!

 

Welcome back to Club 33! A visit to the exclusive members-only restaurant just so happens to be on the Disney Bucket List for Disney fans world over, which is exactly why it’s #OnTheList this week.

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Club 33 Door

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News: Changes Coming to Disneyland’s River Belle Terrace and Rancho del Zocalo

February of 2016 will bring BIG changes to two beloved Disneyland dining locations.

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First, Frontierland’s River Belle Terrace will change from its current status as a Counter Service location to a Table Service option serving lunch and dinner only as of February 10, 2016.

River Belle Terrace

River Belle Terrace

The menu will focus on “Southern barbecue staples” such as ribs and chicken as well as sustainable seafood offerings. Of course, this change means that River Belle Terrace will soon be accepting reservations (the date guests will be able to start booking has yet to be announced). [Read more…]

Review: Disneyland’s Bengal Barbecue

Did you know that Bengal Barbecue (Disneyland skewer spot extraordinaire) just turned 25 years old?

Bengal Barbecue sign

Bengal Barbecue sign

So, what better way to celebrate than a stop for some — okay, make that ALL — the skewers on the menu (and maaaaaybe a few other treats to boot)! That’s exactly what I did on my recent trip to Disneyland.

Say hello to the big ol’ scary Tiger, because we’re FINALLY heading back to Bengal Barbecue! (I missed you!)

Atmosphere

So, what’s the scene like in this Adventureland spot? Well, you’re pretty much looking at it ;) .

Bengal Barbecue sign

Bengal Barbecue sign

Bengal Barbecue ordering area

Bengal Barbecue ordering area

Ok, that’s not entirely true. There are a few umbrella-covered tables nearby, but portability is really the name of the game here (in essence, it’s a kiosk). Still, even for a space this small, it’s certainly not without a few Disney details.

Zebra carving

Zebra carving

Hi, Mickey!

Hi, Mickey!

And the food itself plays a part in creating the atmosphere, too, since you can watch Cast Member grill masters at work, creating your order with a side of char-grilled smells wafting through the air. This chick, by the way, was awesome.

Bengal Barbecue grill

Bengal Barbecue grill

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News! Five Disneyland Restaurants to Participate in Orange County Restaurant Week

Okay, you lucky Californians (and anyone who might be visiting Disneyland the first week of March)…

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FIVE Disneyland restaurants are participating in Orange County Restaurant Week!

Running for just one week, March 1-7, 2015, Restaurant Week features 100 of the best Orange County restaurants offering special discounted prix fixe menus.

Led by Chef Marcel St Pierre, Disneyland Hotel’s Steakhouse 55 will return to the event this year.

Steakhouse 55

Three courses will be offered for $50 (an optional wine pairing is available for an additional $35):

Guests will choose from among the following for their Starter Course: Hearts of Romaine, Chilled Tiger Prawns, or Creamy Onion Soup.

Entree options include: Grilled Petite Filet Mignon, Pan-roasted Double Breast of Chicken, Slow-roasted Prime Rib, Fava Bean & Rye Crusted King Salmon (all served with sautéed French green beans and Delmonico potatoes). Per Disney, vegetarian options will be available upon request.

And, of course, there’s still dessert! Choose from Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee or Chocolate Mousse Cake.

Inside the Cool and Serene Steakhouse 55

Inside the Cool and Serene Steakhouse 55

Also participating in Restaurant Week are Naples Ristorante, Tortilla Jo’s, Catal, and Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in Downtown Disney Anaheim. Check ocrestaurantweek.com for menu information as it becomes available.

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