Salt & Straw Ice Cream Coming to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Salt & Straw ice cream!! At least, visitors to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District will be when Salt & Straw opens later this year!

The family-run business (cousins Kim and Tyler Malek are the creators of Salt & Straw) is known for unique flavors featuring everything from Honey Lavender to Chocolate Gooey Brownie in their Classic Portland Flavors, and Coffee & Bourbon (YES!!), Almond Brittle with Salted Ganache, and Black Olive Brittle & Goat Cheese (WHAAAT??) as part of their Classic Los Angeles Flavors, as listed on the Salt & Straw website.

Malek ©Disney

Tyler and Kim Malek ©Disney

And sign me up for a scoop or FOUR of The Great British Rhubarb Ginger Crumble!

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Black Velvet Anniversary Cupcakes at Disney Sprinkles Locations — SEE WHAT’S INSIDE!

Happy birthday to Sprinkles Cupcakes! This beloved cupcake Mecca is celebrating thirteen years of operation on April 13, 2018. And to celebrate — naturally!! — they’re introducing a Limited Edition Black Velvet Anniversary Cupcake!

Black Velvet Birthday Cupcakes from Sprinkles!

Black Velvet Birthday Cupcakes from Sprinkles!

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Several Disneyland Restaurants Closing Soon to Make Way for New Resort Hotel

In 2021, a new Four Diamond hotel will open to guests visiting Disneyland Resort.

New Disneyland Resort Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

New Disneyland Resort Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

This new hotel will connect all of what will be four Disneyland hotels with walkways lined by lush gardens, completely transforming the west end of the Downtown Disney District. Construction is set to begin this summer.

New Disneyland Resort Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

New Disneyland Resort Hotel Concept Art ©Disney

This construction, of course, requires space. And that space will come with the closure of several restaurants and businesses in Downtown Disney. According to the ocregister.com, the following spots will close by June 30th (with some spots possibly closing earlier) to make way for construction:

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Check Out These St. Patrick’s Day Treats in Disney Springs!

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching, and you know Disney Springs had to get in on the action! And we’re glad they have, because the eats are lookin’ lucky over on Disney Springs’ Instagram!

First up, let’s visit Sprinkles Cupcakes, where the new seasonal flavor is Irish Coffee.

Irish Coffee Cupcakes

Irish Coffee Cupcakes

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Review: The Brand New Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes!

When Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes opened in Downtown Disney in California, guests were elated. The long-awaited bowling-alley-with-eats was finally open — and it did not disappoint!

Enter: Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes!

Enter: Disneyland Splitsville Luxury Lanes!

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News: Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer Coming to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

Are you familiar with New York City’s Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer? Then you may be excited to hear that this award-winning burger joint will open its first California location in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District next year!

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer ©Disney

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer ©Disney

Black Tap will bring their well-known All-American and Vegan Burgers to the new location, along with their signature CrazyShake™ milkshakes, like The Cotton Candy Shake (Strawberry) and The Bam Bam Shake (the “Fruity Pebbles” Shake).  Garnishes for these over-the-top Shakes include items like lollipops, rock candy, cotton candy, candy pearls, and more!

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News: Downtown Disney Summer Celebration 2017 is ON in Disneyland

ALOHA from Disneyland’s Downtown Disney! THAT is where the Downtown Disney Summer Celebration is running now through September 4th.

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©Disney

The event — sponsored by Dole Packaged Foods, features over a dozen special menu items found at various Downtown Disney restaurants. These tastes of the islands will be accompanied by regular weekly appearances of the Polynesian performers of Tupua. Beginning July 1st, Tupua will help set the scene on the Downtown Disney LIVE! Stage with song, dance, and color. Moving forward, Tupua will appear on Friday evenings through the run of the event.

We mentioned a “taste of the islands,” too, though, didn’t we? Find a Hawaiian BBQ Sandwich at Earl of Sandwich. Or stop by ESPN Zone for Hawaiian Pork Sliders, Pineapple Upside Down Cake, or a Summer Mojito.

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St. Patrick’s Day Treats in Disney Springs and Disneyland’s Downtown Disney

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you and yours!

As you’re searching through the closet for your favorite green garment to don today, you may want to know about some green and Irish-themed EATS you can search for should you find yourself in Orlando’s Disney Springs or Anaheim’s Downtown Disney District on March 17th! (And heads up: a few of these treats will stick around through the rest of the month!)

We’ve already shared some of the treats you will spot around the Disney World parks earlier this week, but now let’s take a look at the Leprechaun-snacks you’ll find in Disney World’s shopping, entertainment and dining district!

Disney Springs in Disney World

Even outside of the highly recommended Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival at Raglan Road (get all the details here!), there is still plenty of Irish-themed grub to go ‘round. And the one we’re most excited about is the Irish Stout Poutine covered in corned beef, braised cabbage, beer cheese and chives at The Daily Poutine!

@DisneySprings Twitter Account

@DisneySprings Twitter

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Confirmed: Sprinkles Cupcake Bakery to Open in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney

Hooray! It’s TRUE!! Disneyland is indeed getting its own Sprinkles!

Sprinkles Sign in Disney Springs

Sprinkles Sign in Disney Springs

Rumors began to surface at the end of last month, and now Disney has officially confirmed that Downtown Disney will indeed be home to Sprinkles in Disneyland, with an opening scheduled for November.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

So Disney Springs in Disney World will no longer be the only Disney location where you can grab a famous handcrafted Sprinkles cupcake or house-made cookie!

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