Cinco de Mayo Disney Discounts! PLUS Must-Try Margaritas!

It’s Cinco de Mayo time! And that means it’s time to celebrate with some margaritas and specialty food at Walt Disney World and Disneyland!

Bacon Guacamole with Chips at Frontera Cocina

Bacon Guacamole with Chips at Frontera Cocina

If you find yourself at Disney World or Disneyland this weekend and you’re looking to celebrate, we’ve found a few deals and discounts for Cinco de Mayo! [Read more…]

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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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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NEWS: Ballast Point Brewing Coming to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District is getting its first on-site brewery later this year with the opening of Ballast Point.

Artist rendering of bar area ©BallastPoint

Artist rendering of bar area ©BallastPoint

Based in San Diego, Ballast Point is one of the leading craft breweries in the country; and the Downtown Disney location will house a three-barrel “research and development” brewery in addition to a New American restaurant and outdoor beer garden. [Read more…]

#RocktheDots Discounts in Disney World and Disneyland on January 21st

We just love Minnie Mouse here at the DFB!

©Disney

©Disney

And we’re so excited that Sunday, January 21st – National Polk Dot Day – has been declared #RockTheDots day for a second year in a row — because it’s a day set aside to celebrate all things Minnie Mouse!

Minnie Mouse Cake Pop

Minnie Mouse Cake Pop

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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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#RocktheDots Discounts in Disney World and Disneyland on January 22nd

Let’s face it… Mickey isn’t the only one who loves MINNIE MOUSE around here!

©Disney

©Disney

That’s why Sunday, January 22nd is set aside for us all to #RocktheDots in honor of Minnie on a VERY fitting occasion: National Polka Dot Day! [Read more…]

Disney Food Post Round-up: October 9, 2016

Happy Sunday and happy October! We hope you’re having a wonderful weekend. Now it’s time to sit back and check out the latest in Disney food news.

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich at Sprinkles

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich at Sprinkles

Are you making plans to attend the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival? You can see pictures of every single dish at the festival right here! And make sure you check out our Best of the Fest so you know what you absolutely must eat at this year’s Festival!

Don’t forget – you can still order our DFB Guide to the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival for 30% off the cover price! Just use discount code Countdown at check-out to secure your savings!

We have a lot to share with you this week, so let’s jump right in…

Disney Food News

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What’s New Around Disney World and Disneyland for March 8, 2014!

There’s lots new to see all over the World and the Land! So settle in, friends, and read on!

Hollywood Studios

We’re starting this round at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant!

Sci Fi Diner

“…It came from the snack bar”

The House-made Sci-Fi Candy Bar has hit the dessert menu: a white and dark chocolate mousse layered between sponge cake and dipped in chocolate ganache.

Sci Fi Dessert Menu

Sci Fi Dessert Menu

There have been a couple of additions to 50’s Prime Time Café as well.

50s Prime Time Sign

50s Prime Time Sign

Another vegetarian entrée has been added to the menu: Sissy’s Vegetarian Favorite Multigrain Spaghetti! “Vegetable Protein and Mushrooms tossed in Marinara Sauce, just like Spaghetti and Meatballs.”

And don’t forget dessert! All your favorites remain, but Old-fashioned Handmade Milk Shakes are listed, featuring the famous “Peanut Butter & Jelly” and the limited time “Red Velvet Cupcake.”

Magic Kingdom

Okay, this next update isn’t about food… it’s just next to food ;) . But I couldn’t resist [Read more…]