New! Souvenir Tiki-Tankard at Sunshine Tree Terrace in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

No matter what the weather is like in your corner of the world right now, imagine – for just a moment — that you’re enjoying a warm, sunny day in Central Florida. It’s so warm, in fact, that you need a little something to help you cool down.

Well, there’s no better stop for a frosty treat than Sunshine Tree Terrace in Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland! (Though Dole Whip diehards may disagree, and head on over to Aloha Isle.)

Citrus Swirl at Sunshine Tree Terrace

Citrus Swirl at Sunshine Tree Terrace

If you pay a visit to the Orange Bird , you’ll find something new you can take home with you after polishing off your Citrus Swirl.

Hello, Orange Bird!

Hello, Orange Bird!

And here it is… check out this cute souvenir Tiki-Tankard! [Read more…]

New! Test Track “Cone” Cup in Epcot

I finally got a chance to spend an exorbitant amount of money on one of the new Test Track Cone Cups this weekend!! Woo-hoo!

Test Track Cone Cup

This souvenir cup emblazoned with the Test Track logo is, I’m pretty sure, the same type of cup that Cozy Cone Motel guests receive in Disney California Adventure.

Test Track Cone Cup at Cool Wash

In Florida, you can find it at Cool Wash, right outside of the Test Track fastpass machines. This spot isn’t often open, but when it is, you can find a variety of frozen drinks.

Cool Wash Menu

On my visit, I went with the “icee” version of [Read more…]

Cars Land Restaurants: What We Know So Far

As we get closer to the June 15, 2012 opening of the new Cars Land in Disney California Adventure, we wanted to take a look at what we know so far about the Radiator Springs’ restaurants.

Artist Rendering of Cars Land, copyright Disney

After all, we’ve come along way in gathering details about these venues since our earlier reports. And while we’re not holding our collective breath, we’re still crossing our fingers that someday we’ll see an announcement for a drive-in type restaurant similar to the Sci-Fi Dine-In at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.

For now… let’s take a look at what we DO know is coming in just under two months.

Flo’s V8 Cafe

This is the hot-spot when traveling along historic Route 66! Resembling a giant air filter in Radiator Springs, Flo’s V8 Cafe will serve cuisine inspired by the Mom ‘n Pop Diners we all know and love. As a quick-service option for breakfast meals, lunch, and dinner, the cafe will also have an outdoor patio overlooking [Read more…]