The Easter season is in full force at Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, and for the seventh year running, this deluxe resort’s pastry chefs are absolutely wowing guests with artful Easter eggs covered in all things edible!
Good news, chocolate lovers! Mood Chocolate boxes have made a triumphant return to Disney World (you can read about their previous appearance here)! And they feature fun new packaging and exciting new flavors.
Believe it or not, there are even more options than those pictured above, but we predict the Star Wars versions will be a big hit! On this trip, we gave the Milk Chocolate Cake Batter Truffles a try.
Such cheerful packaging with that Cutie Pie Minnie! To get a sneak peek of what’s in the box, check out the images on the side of the box. [Read more…]
We love sharing with you all of the fun merch that Disney comes up with to usher in the holiday season!
We’ll have a whole series of gift guides to help you find just the right thing for every person on your holiday gift list this year.
Today, we’re kicking off with a fantastic collection of retro-inspired serving pieces to make your trim-a-tree party the best yet! If you like what you see, just click on the links and head over to DisneyStore.com to purchase!
While you’re there, you can take advantage of their Friends and Family Sale, going on today through Sunday, November 8. Purchase at least one eligible item, enter code DISNEYPAL, and receive 25% off of your entire order!
And don’t forget — when you spend $75 or more, shipping is FREE with code SHIPMAGIC!
Let’s take a look at a few of our favorites…
Disney is on to something with their continued emphasis on retro designs. The Large Holiday Tray brings together characters you just know would hit it off — Mickey, Minnie, and Tink! Captured in muted colors and mid-century detail, this tray is sure to remind you that The Holidays are Swell! [Read more…]
How many of you are on facebook? And how many of you have switched to the new Facebook “timeline” feature? Well, this post is for YOU! It’s time to add some Disney Food Magic to your Facebook page courtesy of photographer extraordinaire Tom Bricker, from DisneyTouristBlog.com.
Below, you’ll find fabulous food cover photos from Disneyland and Walt Disney World. These photos are all the optimal size to fit the new Facebook timeline. NOTE: See the instructions below for how to upload the photos into your Timeline.
Unlike most free Facebook Cover providers, Tom will not be adding watermarks to these Covers; in lieu of that, be sure to give him credit by adding a comment to the entry on your Timeline indicating that you’ve added or changed your cover stating “New Cover provided free, courtesy of http://DisneyTouristBlog.com. Check it out for great Disney Facebook Covers!”
It’s the classic snack found in both Disneyland and Disney World — we love the pineapple flavor!
Hollywood Brown Derby
The celebrity caricatures on the walls of the Hollywood Brown Derby are a great conversation piece while you’re enjoying your meal (or grapefruit cake!).
More Disney Food News than you can shake a stick at this week, folks. Here’s our weekly news round-up to start off:
- Belgium, Singapore, and South Korea join the 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Marketplaces
- Disney adds new events to the 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival schedule, including a 3D Dessert Party…
- Hacienda de San Angel (the new name of Cantina de San Angel) and Via Napoli come out with exciting news, new cast member costumes, photos, and tastings this week!
- Disney’s Newest Patent: Does This Mean the End of Refillable Mugs in Disney World?
Whew! Are you all news-ed up? Me, too. Now on to the Disney Food stories of the week from around the web. Sit back, relax, and enjoy…
Parkeology has a very cool look at an outdoor cafe in Epcot’s France, which isn’t quite as outdoor as it used to be…
Designing Disney shows us the imagineering behind Victoria’s Home Style Restaurant in Disneyland Resort Paris.
At About.com: Theme Parks, my good friend and theme park guru Arthur Levine showcases his video about some great Disney World restaurants.
The DVC Life hashes out the fair/unfair conundrum regarding DVC members and free dining.
Kati’s Kupcakes showcases her newest Disney-themed sweet treat: Princess Cupcakes. But if Tinkerbell is your favorite, check out…
Disney Everyday, where you’ll find the creation of a Tinkerbell cake and cupcakes!
disUnplugged shares a trip to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney restaurant, Catal, for breakfast.
Also, Disney Parks Blog shares the secret to making their Minnie Mouse caramel apples:
Finally — don’t forget, this is your last full week to enjoy Disney’s California Food and Wine Festival! You can see our ever-evolving coverage along with a full schedule of events on our Disney’s California Food and Wine Festival Info Page.