When Halloween Time began last month in Disneyland Resort, we headed to the west coast to show you the best (and creepiest) eats. And what we found at Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta in Disney California Adventure Park was one of our favorites.
So… speaking of hot dogs!!!
We’ve long enjoyed Disney California Adventure’s Award Wieners not only for its punny name, but also for its often unique take on typical Hot Dogs and Sausages.
Recently, they changed things up even more with a new selection of Street-style Dogs, so our Disneyland Correspondent, Heather Sievers, made her way over to Hollywood Land to check things out! [Read more…]
The Hungry Bear Restaurant in Critter Country is what I’d consider a hidden gem of Disneyland. The counter service restaurant is nestled way in the back of the park along the Rivers of America. The lines are never too terrible, there’s plenty of seating, and more importantly the food is quite wonderful!
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Located just a few miles away from the Disney Studios in Burbank, The Tam O’ Shanter is Los Angeles’ oldest restaurant that has remained in the same location under the same ownership and management since 1922.
AND Walt Disney ate here. A lot.
The Tam O’ Shanter was very close to Walt’s Hyperion Studio when it opened. He frequented the restaurant so often that is was commonly referred to as the “studio commissary.”
After seeing Beauty and the Beast in 3D at the Disney Studios, my family and I decided head over to The Tam O’ Shanter to check it out — and possibly sit where Walt once sat, Table 31.
I made us a reservation, which I highly recommend as the restaurant does get fairly busy. I even requested Table 31. Since it was dark, my pictures really don’t do the building justice. The restaurant looks like a quaint cottage located smack in the middle of a busy Los Feliz Boulevard.
The entrance is guarded by a robust lion statue, and an old phone booth stands just to the left of him. As you enter the lobby area, you feel as though you’ve stepped through a time portal… [Read more…]
Thanks to Sami Cone for this useful list of ways to maximize your money when it comes to dining in Disney World.
You’ve saved your spare change and sold everything you could scrape up enough money to get to Disney World….but then you get there and forget you’ve got to eat! What’s a frugal family to do? In all our years of going to Disney, we’ve perfected a few tips and tricks when it comes to maximizing your money on dining. Here are just a few of our favorite tips:
1. Eat your main meal at breakfast
If you can’t go when the Disney Dining Plan is free, then be sure to schedule your main/biggest meal for a late breakfast…especially when it comes to character dining. Dining prices get increasingly expensive as the day goes on, so the earlier the better.
Typically, we bring some breakfast/snack foods with us, so our typical day of dining will look like this: [Read more…]
Whew! Just back from the Disney Dream Christening Cruise and excited to share the details with you this week!
Stay up to date with all of our coverage on our Disney Dream Dine Around page! We’ll be chatting about the food on the ship and on Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island, so stay tuned…
And now, on to the round-up!
DisZine commemorates a Disneyland Chef — one we’ll be spotlighting in our own interview soon!
Devin from Disney Professional Internship Spring 2011 has an awesome California Grill review! I love the pic of that yummy ravioli!
All Ears Net showcases a new test breakfast buffet at the Wave in Disney’s Contemporary resort!
Main Street Gazette samples two of Disney World’s brand new “designer” burgers!!
Mouse Junkies has something to say about bloody marys in Disney World!
BritMick shares their thoughts on the Disney Dining Plan for two people.
DF ’82 takes us to Last Chance Cafe in Disneyland Paris. (Are those CHICKEN WINGS?!?)
Yep — Christmas has come to Disney World! It showed up around Wednesday of last week and hasn’t shown any signs of slowing!
Lucky for you and me, my Mom and Dad are in Disney World this week and I’ve been getting a steady feed of photos sent to the coffer each day!
So here are some of the Christmas- and holiday-themed goodies you can enjoy in Walt Disney World this season. (By they way, this is by no means an extensive list; I’ll be heading to WDW in early December to capture even more holiday snacks on camera as they come available. I can’t wait to see what Karamell Kuche will do…)
First off, everyone’s favorite holiday treat — pumpkin fudge!! They found this at the Confectionery on Main Street in Magic Kingdom.
Wow! Lots of Disney food news popping up this week! Here are few of our favorite stories:
- Fantasmic Dining Packages announced for Lunch!
- Check out the latest announcements of Hacienda de San Angel menu items, Cantina de San Angel menu items, and Via Napoli menu items!
- Germany will welcome Karamelle-Kuche (Caramel Kitchen) in September.
- You can now book your World of Color picnic packages online!
Also, I want to remind you to check out two new Disney Food Blog additions:
- Our Disney Food Blog newsletter is ready to go — sign up here to have fun Disney Food news, info, tips, and photos to be delivered to your inbox straight from DBF headquarters!
- The Disney Food Blog Photo Extravaganza flickr group is up and running! If you’re a flickr member, come join us and add your pics to the pool!
And now — on to the round-up!
Laura and Jeanine’s Salute to All things Disney but Mostly Disneyland has a great look at some of the World of Color picnic options.
Touring Plans Blog has an awesome post about dining in Disney with special diet needs.
The Disney Chick makes sweet bread from Kona Cafe in Disney’s Polynesian Resort!
The “World” According to Jack takes us to Tokyo Disneyland’s Club 33!!! It KILLS me that there are no food pics in this post, Jack. 😉
Zannaland has her interview of Raglan Road’s Chef Kevin Dundon up this week!
Disney Every Day reviews Disney World’s House of Blues! Yum!
Main St Gazette heads to the Studio Catering Company in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
DF ’82 shares the menu from Hakuna Matata counter-service restaurant in Disneyland Paris. Frites Hakuna, anyone?
Chip and Co features their favorite Quick Service locations in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Disney Parks Blog showcases the opening of Disney California Adventure’s Wine Country Trattoria.
Also, check out a couple of guest blog posts I did this week (about Disney Food, of course!). Thanks to Anna and Grey for their hospitality:
Cookie Madness allowed me to showcase my amateur baking skills on this Artist Point Berry Cobbler!
Solo Friendly let me create an itinerary for my dream day traveling solo to the Epcot Food and Wine Festival!
Finally, I know it’s NOT Disney, but…it’s cool…
Scott Joseph Orlando reviews The Three Broomsticks in Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter.