News! La Passion Martini Slush Debuts at the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

The 2014 Food & Wine Festival is starting one week earlier this year (beginning on September 19 and running through November 10)!

Food and Wine Festival Updates

But we keep getting details, and they’re coming faster and faster these days!

So far we’ve gotten the chance to check out the Eat to the Beat Concerts and a few Special Events. We’ve even heard the news that a new Patagonia Booth will be debuting at the 2014 Festival and we’ve got details on the 2014 Wine and Dine Half Marathon!

New La Passion Martini Slush Coming to the Food and Wine Festival Marketplace!

And today, we’ve got the skinny on a new slush being introduced at the France Food and Wine Festival booth this year.

The “La Passion Martini Slush” replaces the Cosmo Slush this year. Ingredients for this newly perfected cocktail include Vodka, Grey Goose Le Citron, Cranberry & Passion Fruit Juice!

La Passion Martini Slush

La Passion Martini Slush

This cocktail will — at least for the 53 days of the Festival — find its place in France among the granddaddies of them all: the Grand Marnier Orange Slush and Grey Groose Citron Slush, available all year long at Les Vins de Chefs de France.

Grand Marnier and Grey Goose Slushes in Epcot's France Pavilion.

Grand Marnier and Grey Goose Slushes in Epcot’s France Pavilion.

Oh, and be sure you stop by the Les Vins de Chefs de France any time of year to check out the “Featured” menu. You may encounter even more [Read more…]

Disney Food Post Round-Up: February 23, 2014

It’s finally time!!!

The new mug!

The new mug!

The Disney World refillable mugs have changed design after years of the old version! You can read all about it — and see more pics! — here.

Also, Spring is in the air! For starters, we dug up the menus for this year’s Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. We can’t wait to taste our way around Epcot’s Outdoor Kitchens.

On the festival front, we also learned that Disney is expanding the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival to include an extra week!

There’s even more fun food news from Disney; click on the links below!

Disney Food News

Of course, there’s more! Check out all the latest Disney Food News — even the stuff we don’t mention in posts on the blog! — on our Disney Food News Pin Board, including restaurant closures, and more!

DFB Reader Finds

If you find a fun new food — or other edible awesomeness — in or from Disney, share a photo with us on facebook or twitter so we can add it to our DFB Reader Finds each Sunday!

How about some great cupcakes?!! Facebook friend Kristie sent us some Valentine love — a Red Velvet Cupcake from Pizza Planet. Take a look!

Red Velvet Cupcake

Red Velvet Cupcake

These homemade Frozen-themed cupcakes are fantastic! Jerry shared this picture of his daughter’s amazing creations, including Olaf the Snowman!!

Frozen Themed Cupcakes

Frozen Themed Cupcakes

As always, we can’t get enough of your Disney food finds. We can’t wait to see what our readers share with us next!

The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World® Dining 2014 e-Book Grand Launch

The fully updated DFB Guide to Walt Disney World® Dining 2014 e-Book is an instantly downloadable PDF guide, featuring over 450 full-color pages of photographs, information, and advice about our favorite subjects — food and dining in Walt Disney World.


It’s guaranteed to help you navigate your way to delicious dining on your next trip! And if you’re ready to get yours now, head on over to to pick it up!!

For our Grand Launch Sale, use code: 2014 to get a $4 discount for a limited time! And at the end of this post, we have details on even more savings!

Here Are Just Some Of What You Get With Our 2014 Guide:

  • Over 450 Pages of Disney Dining and Planning information, tips, reviews, and recommendations!
  • An in-depth Disney Dining Restaurant Reviews section, covering all Disney restaurants, food kiosks, bars, and lounges
  • An updated Disney Dining Plan section and price analysis for 2014
  • NEW Disney food and restaurant photos
  • An updated Disney Snacks chapter, including our list of dozens of must-try snacks AND our Top 11 Must-Have Snacks for 2014.
  • An updated section on birthday parties and specialty cakes in Disney World
  • A comprehensive, 10-page chapter of What’s New in Disney World in 2014, including new restaurants, menu updates, and more
  • Details about how the My Magic+ Planning System and FastPass+ will affect your vacation planning
  • Our picks for the 11 Great Snacks you must try this year
  • Scavenger Hunts, Trivia, and Top 5 List updates
  • Bingo Cards
  • Updates on all pertinent facts such as dining hours, prices, resources, phone numbers, and restaurant closures/openings
  • All new restaurant additions, closures, refurbishments, and added dining experiences
  • And much more!

But, of course we’re offering a discount for our Grand Launch week!! Again, to celebrate the launch and to thank you for your support of the blog, we’ll be offering the Guide for $4 off its standard rate for a limited time! Order your copy now at and use code: [Read more…]

New! SUPERSIZE Grand Marnier Orange and Grey Goose Citron Slushes in Epcot!

We’ve got some awechum news for those of us who lurve the slushes in Epcot’s France (and that’s all of us, right?)!!

Can’t get enough of the Grand Marnier Orange Slush or Grey Goose Citron Slush whenever you head to the World Showcase?

Slush Machines in Epcot's France Pavilion

Slush Machines in Epcot’s France Pavilion

Well listen up… France’s signatures Slushes have been SUPERSIZED!

Supersized Grand Marnier Orange Slush

Supersized Grand Marnier Orange Slush

Oh, AND they have an extra shot added, too! Allow me to explain…

If you visit this champagne and wine kiosk, you may spot a sign on an electric screen (my sincere apologies – I really tried to get a picture, but in the midday sun, all it shows is a reflection of those of us in line! Aaah, screens and the FL sun… ;) ).

Champagne and Wine Kiosk in France Pavilion

Champagne and Wine Kiosk in France Pavilion

Anyway, the sign reads: “Shot of Grey Goose Le Citron included in the SUPERSIZED Lemon Slush.”

By the way, while it doesn’t come up on the screen [Read more…]

St. Patrick’s Day Food (And Drink!) Finds in Disney World

Disney World is always ready to celebrate a holiday, and they’ve been gearing up for St. Paddy’s Day for weeks now! On my last trip in February, I snapped a few shots of the green goodness you have available to you this weekend…

Drink Your Greens!

Any veteran Epcot fan knows that some of the best drinks in the World Showcase are beers and ciders from the Rose and Crown Pub in the UK pavilion, and luscious slushes from the France Pavilion. But on St. Patrick’s Day, these staples get glammed up!

Go green when it comes to your cider in the UK… . Note that lines at the pub and the outdoor beer tap get veeeeeery long on St. Patrick’s Day here!

Green Cider in Epcot for St. Patrick's Day

And consider greener pastures for your Grey Goose Citron Slush in France!

Grey Goose Citron Slush in Epcot's France Dresses Up for St. Patrick's Day

Greenified Cookies, Krispies, and Caramel Apples!

The bakeries and candy shops in Disney World have splashed the display cases with green this time of year!

Disney St. Patrick's Day clover-shaped cookies

Check out clover-shaped cookies, decorated caramel apples, and St. Patrick’s Day Mickey rice [Read more…]

Slushies for Grown-Ups: Which Is Your Favorite?

Don’t get me wrong, I love slush puppies and slurpees as much as the next kid-at-heart, but sometimes ya just need a little vodka.

Disney has been wowing guests for years with two citrus-y, slushie concoctions that you need to be above 21 to order; and at this time of year they a third to the mix — only in town for a limited time — that might just top the other two…

Grand Marnier Orange Slush and Grey Goose Citron/Lemon Slush
The Grand Marnier Slush and the Grey Goose Slush sit side by side in Epcot’s France pavilion at a little outdoor champagne kiosk across from Les Chefs de France.

Slush Machines in Epcot's France Pavilion

Nothing about the slush machines swirling those orange and yellow mixtures would tip newcomers off to the fact that these two drinks are some of the most highly-recommended and beloved signature cocktails in Walt Disney World, but every once in a while [Read more…]