Disney Food Post Round-Up: September 15, 2013

Great news!!! Disneyland Corn Dogs — those hand-dipped gems on a stick — are coming to Walt Disney World via a themed food truck!

Disneyland Hand-Dipped Corn Dog

There are lots more yummy eats (BUTTER CHICKEN!) rolling into Downtown Disney, too.

And, let’s not forget about other new treats found recently, including cupcakes, Caramel Apple Stuffed French Toast, and more!

If you’re not hungry yet, read on!

Disney Food News

Lots of great food news reading from Disney this week!

  • Themed food trucks will roll into Downtown Disney starting this Fall!
  • Disneyland’s Club 33 will be renovated in 2014. There are lots of changes in store for this historic space. Will Club 33 expand to Walt Disney World?
  • Caramel Apple Stuffed French Toast is now being served at Cinderella’s Royal Table in the Magic Kingdom.
  • Check out our review of the Guava Pocket and Peanut Butter Brownie options at the renovated Fountain View Cafe/Starbucks in Epcot!
  • Two new cupcakes were spotted recently at the Contempo Cafe in Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Starring Rolls Cafe at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Look for the Chocolate Cherry Cupcake and Root Beer Cupcake on your next visit!
  • Sommerfest in Epcot’s Germany pavilion is now serving three new menu items — Curry Wurst, Leberkase (German Meatloaf) Reuben, and Nudel Gratin!

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 a Chips & Slices Now Open at Lake Buena Vista Golf Course, Magic Kingdom’s Disney Chefs at Inaugural Edible Orlando – Field to Feast Event, New Menu Item at La Cantina de San Angel, Halloween Cake Pops at Sweet Spells in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disneyland’s Market House Starbucks Opening Soon, New Menu at Disneyland’s Rancho del Zocalo, 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!

This week, DFB Reader (and guest author!) Katie shares pictures of Disney cupcakes — Minnie Mouse Cupcake and PB&J Cupcake — from Captain Cook’s at the Polynesian Resort.

Minnie Mouse Cupcake

PB&J Cupcake

We love cupcakes; thanks for sharing your treats with us! Check out MORE Disney cupcakes here!

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On to the Round-Up!

Mickey Fix entices us to make our own Disney recipes in this gorgeous Mickey Mouse Casserole Dish. Mac ‘n’ Cheese? Yes, please!

Mickey Mouse Casserole Dish

Gorillas Don’t Blog reminisces about the seating area at the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship in Disneyland!

Wicked Local celebrates the return of Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival!

Quasi-Everything creates a rum drink inspired by Monsters Inc!

Studios Central shares Halloween Halloween Cake Pops from Sweet Spells!

Main Street Gazette reviews BoardWalk Bakery’s No-Sugar Added Mango Vanilla Panna Cotta!

AllEars interviews California Grill’s Chef Brian Piasecki.

Review: Fountain View Cafe Starbucks Guava Pocket and Peanut Butter Brownie in Epcot

Disney Food Blog author Wendy returns with a review from the newly-updated Fountain View Cafe — the newest Starbucks location in Epcot’s Future World.

Fountain View Exterior.

Last week I popped over to Epcot to do a first look at the brand new Starbucks spot in Epcot!

This ice cream shop turned coffee stop continues to feature futuristic decor befitting Future World, but now the menu has changed significantly!

Today, we’re taking an up-close look at two snacks — the Guava Pocket and the Peanut Butter Brownie from this new Starbucks location!

Atmosphere

Yup! Fountain View is now your Starbucks stop at Epcot!

Starbucks Logo.

So if a Venti Dark Roast and Cake Pops are part of your weekly (or daily!) dining, you don’t have to abandon those treats during your vacation.

Bakery case.

You can stroll in to grab your favorites and enjoy the outside view…

View of Spaceshp Earth.

Just don’t forget to take a closer look at the inside view first… check out the completely cool and unique “Bubble Wall” behind the ordering counter (yep, that’s its name)!

Menu and Bubble Wall.

But that’s not all that’s changed about the venue! Let’s take a look at a couple of new edibles added to the list… .

Eats

First, you may be interested in learning about a Disney-specific gem. If so, then allow me to introduce you to the Guava Pocket.

Guava Pocket.

Not only is the Guava Pocket Disney-specific, it is also unique to Fountain View. You won’t find this treasure at the Main Street Bakery or anywhere else in Disney World at the moment.

Guava Pockets in bakery case.

The Guava Pocket turned out to be a [Read more…]