Yup, it seems he’s no longer just the apple of Bonnie’s eye! Forky has gone totally mainstream these days. In fact, his super-silly hairbrush likenesses have been selling-out at Disney World ever since we first reported them to you!
And even though we’ve visited both parks earlier this week during some preview events, Disney just rolled out a brand new line of welcome back merch for the official reopening! Let’s check out the new items in the Together Again collection!
Hope everyone’s had a great week, and all of you D23ers are having a blast in WDW!
Disney Food News
In Disney Food News his week, we heard the latest on Disney California Adventure’s two new restaurants set to open on July 1st!
AND we got the chance to put on our guest passes and (virtually) walk the black carpet at Disneyland’s Disneyland Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Premiere with our fearless Disneyland columnist — Heather Sievers!
DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book Recommendation
On MiceChat, Sam Gennaway recommends Disney World essentials, including The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining!
A quick quote from the review: “[AJ’s] goal was to write a book that is unlike any other Disney guidebook. In that respect, she has succeeded. This could only come from somebody who realizes that dining is more than just eating at Disney, it is an important part of the whole experience. Plus, the book tries really hard to find the proper balance between planning and spontaneity, which is not easy anymore.”
Thanks to Sam, again, for this review, and thanks to MiceChat for sharing it! If you’d like to check out the e-Book, pick up your copy here!
And now, on to the round up…
A World View
reviews our own Disney Food Blog Restaurant Search Tool! Thanks, Bruce!
Main Street Gazette reviews the sweet Sacristain pastry treat at France’s Boulangerie Patisserie.
Eating (and Drinking) Around the World shows us where to find freshly made potato chips and sweet potato fries.
Progress City, U.S.A. examines the Germany pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase including the Biergarten! Grab a snack from Sommerfest and check out these details.
Pitch interviews a former WDW chef. Find out how Celina Tio began cooking at Disney!
Thanks to Stitch Kingdom for giving us a heads up on a new cookbook to be published this fall.
Portobello, the Italian restaurant in Downtown Disney — not the mushroom — showcases pictures from their Cooking Class on May 13th!
MousePlanning reviews the brick oven made pizza at Via Napoli.
Where: Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe, Fulton’s Crab House, and Portobello in Disney World’s Downtown Disney
When: The progressive class will take place from 11 AM to 2:00 PM
Pricing: $59.95 per person
Adults will learn how make the restaurant’s signature recipes and will enjoy their own creations with complementing wine pairings.
Specs and Menu:
Wolfgang Puck Café
o Maryland Style Crab Cakes
o Paired with Concerto Grunerveltliner
Fulton’s Crab House
o St. Augustine, Florida Yellowtail Snapper
o En Papillote with Julienne Vegetables, lemon and Fresh Thyme
o Paired with Fulton’s White Wine
o Panna Cotta with Florida Peaches
o Paired with Oltrepo Pavese Muscato Dolce
Space is limited and reservations are recommended by calling 407-828-8996.