Disney Food Post Round-Up: August 14, 2011

We’re jetting off to Disneyland later this week for the D23 Expo, and we’ll be sharing all the updates and details! Follow along here on the Disney Food Blog, on Facebook, and twitter as we bring you news from California!

Latest Disney Food News

DFB Guide and Mini-Guides

We’re eagerly anticipating our brand new Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book — now topping out at over 125 pages — which will be available within the next day or two!

In the meantime, check out our 250-page DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book and our new 85-page Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to Magic Kingdom Snacks e-Book! They can both be downloaded to your computer and loaded onto your iPad or smartphone for easy transport and access in the parks!

On to the Round-Up!

WDW for Grown-ups highlights a brand new event at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival — the “Best of Bocuse” dinner!

Disney by Mark shows us a Disneyland automated food service, the StratoSnak, that never happened. Reminds me of my much-desired automat

Gorillas Don’t Blog spots alcohol at the Golden Horseshoe in the Magic Kingdom. Or does he? Take a look!

Main Street Gazette takes us to my one of my favorite breakfast locations — Boma!

WESH.com featured a story by yours truly showcasing our top five new additions to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.

Magical Kingdoms shows us how one very creative mom made a Cinderella Coach cake for her daughter’s birthday. Impressive!

Disney World 40th Anniversary Foodie Merchandise

In October 2011, Walt Disney World will celebrate forty years of making magic and Fortieth Anniversary merchandise is being sold at WDW stores. With a vintage look and retro-inspired motifs, these items are great souvenirs for all Disney fans! We, of course, like the foodie ones…

Milk Chocolate covered Nuts and Raisins

Yum! Cashews, Almonds, Peanuts, Pecans and Raisins are covered in chocolate, which means you’re getting some great protein with these treats, right?

Milk Chocolate Covered Nuts and Raisins

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Assorted Chocolates

These yummy chocolates can be had for just $18.95. With versions shaped like [Read more…]

First Look! Epcot Food & Wine Festival Merchandise

We showcased some of the Epcot Food and Wine Festival Merchandise here, but, as usual, there are a few more pieces added in once you arrive at the Festival Shop in the World Showcase!

You can also find bags made from last year’s Food and Wine Festival banners for sale in the Festival Center! These will go fast and are limited edition, so grab ‘em up while they’re there!

Recycled Bags from last year's Festival Banners

Story and Code for Bags

2010 Food and Wine Festival Cookbook

Price and Code for Cookbook

Food and Wine Festival Tumblers

Food and Wine Festival womens tshirt

More after the jump! [Read more…]

2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Merchandise Preview

Tim Rogerson has been at it again! He previewed his 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival official artwork in our Disney Food Blog interview, and now it’s time to see it full-scale!

Cheers to 15 Years official Food and Wine Festival Artwork

And below is a preview of the 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Merchandise that will be available at the event. There will be much [Read more…]

Disney’s California Food & Wine Festival — Merchandise

Disney’s California Food and Wine Festival has some fantastic merchandise for sale! You can find aprons, button-down shirts, t-shirts, pins, coasters, artwork, and more — all showcasing Disney’s California Food and Wine Festival’s tagline, “The Art of Flavor.”

You can find merchandise in several locations throughout the Disneyland Resort, including the Food and Wine Festival Center in Disney’s California Adventure Theme Park, the gift shop in Disney’s Grand Californian Resort and Spa, and the Food and Wine Festival merchandise cart in the center of Disney’s California Adventure Theme Park. Here are a few of our favorite items:

Welcome to Disney’s California Food & Wine Festival!

The time is finally upon us! We arrived in Disneyland this morning and had a great time wandering around Disney’s California Adventure for an introduction to the California Food & Wine Festival.

We’ve got a good game plan for sampling all of this food — and more — in the coming days, but for now, I wanted to introduce you as well to Disney’s California Food & Wine Festival!

This Festival Center is the backbone of the festival. It houses temporary shops for wine and merchandise, seminar rooms, a kitchen for some of the signature dishes, and more!

Here are several items that you’ll see “in person” via my blog very soon! Click image for larger photo)

Festival Center Menu

I love the idea of this schedule — very easy to see who/what/when/where your [Read more…]

2009 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Merchandise

Some great merchandise available this year! Here’s a sneak peek!

One of the many Festival Shops

One of the many Festival Shops

These are my favorite item. They’re messenger bags recycled from last year’s banners. Once they’re gone, they’re GONE! Get one soon!

Messenger Bags recycled from last year's banners

Messenger Bags recycled from last year's banners

Recycled Messenger Bag

Recycled Messenger Bag

Recycled Messenger Bag

Recycled Messenger Bag

This year’s Cookbook! I really like the styling of this.

2009 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Cookbook

2009 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Cookbook

A couple of recipes in the book

A couple of recipes in the book

Pins and T-shirts! This year’s designs offer men’s and women’s styles — and plenty of them! There’s a great selection this year; everyone will find something they like.

This year's pins

This year's pins

epcot food and wine festival tshirt

These depict this year's theme artwork

These depict this year's theme artwork

Women's shirt

Women's shirt

And other items…

Another t-shirt option and the tote bags

Another t-shirt option and the tote bags

Coasters, notecards, and wine charms

Coasters, notecards, and wine charms