Best of the Fest! Must-Eats at the 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival!

Hot on the heels of the 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival on the east coast starts the 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival at Disneyland Resort on the west coast!

2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

And we are taking in all of the bites and sips of California-inspired cuisine along the way! The Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival is ON for the next SIX WEEKS. So, you’ve got until April 12th to take in all of the Food Booths, Special Events, Seminars and Demonstrations, and more that make up all the Festival fun.

But we’ve got plenty to share right now, because we have eaten our way through all fourteen Food Booths at this year’s Festival! You can see all of our pics by visiting our 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Menus page. (Oh, and the Festival Beer Garden is back, too!)

Click HERE to check out photos of ALL THE FOOD on our 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Menus page!

In the meantime, though, here is a look at our favorites so far… Introducing The BEST of the FEST (and beyond)!

Best of the 2018 DCA Food and Wine Festival

Petite Guac Burger at Avocado Time

It was love at first sight — AND first BITE — with the Avocado & Pepper Jack Petite Guac Burger at Avocado Time!

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NEW Food Booths For the 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival!

Disneyland Resort is getting ready for March 2, 2018… THAT’S the first day of the 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival! And the Festival Marketplaces — the event’s Food Booths — are popping up around the park in preparation to serve up eats and drinks celebrating California cuisine!

Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

So far, we’ve confirmed eleven of the thirteen booths (thanks to Sabrina — @everythingdisney.55 — who I get to see TOMORROW!!), including several brand new booths!

Visit our 2018 Disney California Adventure Menu Page to find confirmed menu items with photos for the 2018 Food Booths!

NEW Disneyland Food and Wine Festival Food Booths

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News! Four Food Booths Confirmed for the 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

The 2018 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival kicks off on March 2, 2018! And though we are still eagerly awaiting menus for the thirteen Food Booths that will celebrate California cuisine, we have received word confirming four of the upcoming Food Booths (including some of their menu items)!

I Heart Artichokes Booth

I Heart Artichokes Booth

I Heart Artichokes

The I Heart Artichokes Booth will return for the 2018 Festival! [Read more…]

Best and Worst of the Fest: What to Eat (and What to Skip) at the 2017 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

Greetings from sunny California! We’re coming to you from Disneyland where the 2017 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival is in full swing!

The 2017 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Has Begun!

The 2017 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Has Begun!

And the Festival is running EVERYDAY this year. So that means you’ve got from now through April 16th to try your top picks at this year’s FOURTEEN Festival Marketplace Booths.

To help you make your list, I’ve tackled each and every food item at ALL of them. Well, with the help of our Dining in Disneyland columnist and best west coast dine-around pal, Heather Sievers, of course!

Click here to check out photos AND prices of ALL the food at the Festival! (Allergy-Friendly Menus, Too!)

Overall, we found the food to be fantastic. It was much better than last year, and much MUCH better than Festival of Holidays. They’re thinking outside of the box and experimenting a little with flavors, and I commend that. [Read more…]