Disneyland Pixar Fest Eats: Cake Pops, Milkshakes, Straws, and Churros!

The fun is on at Pixar Fest at Disneyland Resort. With parades, nighttime shows, and a bazillion themed eats, Pixar Fest is shaping up to be one massive, summer-long celebration. And we. are. IN! 

Pixar Play Parade ©Disney

Pixar Play Parade ©Disney

At candy kitchens in Disneyland proper and Disney California Adventure Park, guests can bite into sugary, colorful Pixar Cake Pops! We spotted Grape Soda Bottle Caps, the Pixar Ball, Nemo, and Dory!

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Mobile Order Now Available to All Guests at Disneyland Resort!

Starting last week, Disneyland Annual Passholders were able to access Mobile Order at Counter Service locations all over Disneyland Resort. But now, all guests visiting Disneyland are able to utilize the service!

Using Mobile Order at Award Wieners

Using Mobile Order at Award Wieners in Disney California Adventure

As a refresher, Mobile Order is a process available via the Disneyland app which  allows guests to pre-order and pre-pay for their food at participating Counter Service restaurants, thereby avoiding time spent in line! (Here’s a tip: if you aren’t seeing the icon allowing you to “Order Food” in your Disneyland app, be sure to install the latest update. )

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Disney Food News This Week: May 27, 2018

Happy Memorial Day weekend! Here’s all the Disney food news this week!

Cookies & Cream Funnel Cake

Cookies & Cream Funnel Cake

The 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival is ON until May 28! We have FULL MENUS for the Epcot Flower and Garden FESTIVAL plus Photos of EVERY FOOD ITEM and most beverages!

And, Pixar Fest is ON at Disneyland Resort! This fun festival runs through September 3! Click here to get a checklist for ALL the food at Pixar Fest and see our review!

And it’s time to get the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2018 e-book! Save 25% now with code wdw2018!

We have a lot to share with you this week, so let’s jump right in…

Disney Food News

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 menu updates, restaurant closures, special events, and more! We’ve got all the latest for you, so check it out before you go. [Read more…]

Mobile Order Locations Announced for Disneyland (PLUS Early Access NOW for Annual Passholders!)

Ordering and picking up your food at a Counter Service restaurant in Disney World has never been easier thanks to the introduction of Mobile Order: a process that allows guests to pre-order and pre-pay for their food at participating Counter Service restaurants, thereby avoiding time spent in line. So it was great news when it was revealed that Mobile Order will be coming to Disneyland, too, via the Disneyland app!

Disneyland App screenshot

Disneyland App screenshot

And now, Mobile Order is up and running for Disneyland… almost! Currently, Disneyland Annual Passholders are able to utilize the feature at several locations, and soon all Disneyland guests will be able to access it. [Read more…]

Pixar Fest Eats: Coco-Inspired Menu at Paradise Garden Grill

Counter Service restaurants and snack carts and kiosks ALL OVER Disneyland Resort are serving up Pixar-themed snacks, sweets, and treats for Pixar Fest, running now through September 3rd.

Pixar Fest ©Disney

Pixar Fest ©Disney

But Paradise Garden Grill in Disney California Adventure is serving up an entire menu inspired by a Pixar film… and that flick is Coco!!

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EVEN MORE FUN FOODS Coming to Pixar Fest in Disneyland Resort!

Pixar Fest kicks off TOMORROW!! And there are even MORE food items to add to your Pixar Fest Food Checklist!!

Pixar Fest —which runs from April 13 – September 3, 2018 — is a celebration of friendship as represented through the characters and stories of Disney Pixar films. So the extra fun food on hand for the Fest is themed to the Pixar movies, too!

Pixar Fest Celebration Cake ©Disney

Pixar Fest Celebration Cake ©Disney

Here are the newest additions to the food lineup!

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News: Menus Announced for Lunar New Year in Disney California Adventure

The Lunar New Year celebration kicks off later this month in Disney California Adventure! From January 26th through February 18th, Disneyland Resort guests can enjoy specialty food offerings at Paradise Garden Grill, as well as at three themed Marketplaces located on the north side of Paradise Pier.

Lunar New Year Celebration ©Disney

Lunar New Year Celebration ©Disney

Check out the menus to figure out which items you’d most like to try!

Korea Marketplace (In front of The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure)

  • Kimchi Bokkeumbap – Vegetable fried rice
  • Yachae Mandu – Steamed vegetable dumpling with sesame-garlic soy sauce
  • Yang Gaeng – Sweet red bean and raspberry jelly
  • Banana Ooyu – Non-alcoholic banana milk
  • Mae Shil Ju – Plum wine cocktail
  • Hite Pale Lager

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Special Menus for ¡Viva Navidad! at Disney California Adventure

While you’re checking out ALL THE FOOD around the Festive Foods Marketplace for Disneyland’s Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure, you might also want to be on the lookout for additional offerings around Paradise Pier!

Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure

Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure

In celebration of ¡Viva Navidad! throughout the Festival, look for outdoor vending stops offering items such as Elote (street-style corn with mayonnaise, parmesan cheese and tajin — AAAAH SO GOOOOD), Horchata (a sweet rice beverage with vanilla and cinnamon), Jamaica (traditional sweetened hibiscus tea), Chicharrón (a puffed wheat wagon wheel served with tapatio and lime wedges), and Strawberry Paleta.

Additionally, Paradise Garden Grill is serving a special seasonal menu until the Festival ends on January 7, 2018.  Selections include a Trio of Street Tacos with carnitas, carne asada, and chicken, House-made Pozole, a Torta al Pastor served on a soft telera roll, and beverages including Sangria. You can check out the full menu here on our Festival of Holidays Menu Page.

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Review: Plaza de la Familia at Paradise Garden Grill at Disney California Adventure

Zocalo Park in Disneyland’s Frontierland has honored Dia de Los Muertos for some time now, featuring specialty displays and even snacks in honor of the annual Mexican celebration.

Dia de los Muertos Krispy Rice Treats

Dia de los Muertos Krispy Rice Treats

But things have gotten a lot bigger and better. Because this year’s Disneyland celebration extends to Disney California Adventure! Running now through November 2nd, the all-new Plaza de la Familia seasonal celebration offers live music and entertainment, interactive activities, and special decorations to enjoy. [Read more…]

News: Crispy Battered Corn on the Cob is Stupid Good at Disney California Adventure!

We’ve got some delicious food news from Disneyland Resort! Paradise Garden Grill at Disney California Adventure recently added two new deep fried foods-on-a-stick to its menu!

Paradise Garden Grill Menu

Paradise Garden Grill Menu

Two new items are : Chicken & Waffles Skewer and Crispy Battered Corn on the Cob. Our Dining in Disneyland pal Heather Sievers checked out the menu and shared the deep fried goodness with us!

(Oh, and FYI, the menu at Paradise Garden Grill is where you’ll also find your favorite fried foods during the refurb of Corn Dog Castle, including Hot-Link Corn Dog, Corn Dogs, and Cheese on a Stick!) [Read more…]