Grabbing a quick bite to eat and enjoying the BoardWalk Inn and Villa‘s relaxing and eponymous boardwalk is a simple pleasure of a Walt Disney World vacation. And the BoardWalk Pizza Window has been a staple of the resort since the old days.
Ready for some changes to Disney’s Hollywood Studios? We’ve got some updates on the facelift with these pics of the new Trolley Car Cafe (a.k.a. Starbucks) set to open in February!
Also…Cannonball! While echoes of childhood splashdowns into the neighborhood pool may be ringing in your ears, what we are really happy about is the return of meatball subs or CANNONBALLS to the Earl of Sandwich menu.
And did you hear?!! Make your travel plans now — we have the dates for the 2015 Epcot International Epcot Food and Wine Festival! Stay tuned for in-depth coverage from Disney Food Blog.
For all the details on the above news and more, just click on the links below!
Disney Food News
- Cannonballs (meatball subs) have returned to the Earl of Sandwich menu in both Downtown Disney Orlando and Anaheim!
- Signage has been unveiled at the Trolley Car Cafe Starbucks location in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
- The dates of the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival have been released!The Festival is running for seven weeks.
- The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort announced the dates for their 6th Annual Food and Wine Classic.
- L’Artisan des Glaces in the France Pavilion of Walt Disney World’s Epcot debuted a beautiful new treat — the Strawberries and Cream Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich!
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 restaurant closures, and New Look for Online Disney Restaurant Menus, and more!
We’ve got all the latest for you, so check it out before you go.
DFB Reader Finds
We’re featuring seafood finds this week. Sorry, landlubbers.
First up, my awesome buddy Daniel tweeted a dish from Coral Reef in Epcot. Isn’t it gorgeous?! It’s Lobster Manicotti.
Over at California Grill in Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Cia enjoyed the Butternut Squash Lobster Bisque!
Do you have a favorite find? Share your Disney food photos!
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Today we’re visiting a Fantasyland classic… Pinocchio Village Haus Restaurant!
Pinocchio Village Haus
We were here not all that long ago, trying out the recent addition of Pesto Knots to the menu at this joint, which simultaneously features Bavarian architecture and Italian fare. And Pinocchio’s is always a great place to check out — especially in the hot summer months — for their character-inspired frozen Slushes (not to be confused with “Frozen” character slushes… just so we’re clear on that 😉 ).
But it’s been a while since we’ve reviewed a full-on meal here… or three! So, that’s what we’re here to do. Welcome to Pinocchio Village Haus!
Have you ever wondered about the German-style architecture of this restaurant for a story that’s set in Italy?
Pinocchio’s creator, Gepetto, is decidedly Italian, but even the Pinocchio atop of the ordering section reminds me a little of a German oompah figurine.
To learn a little more about this unique style choice, check out this guest review for some insight!
Aside from the architecture, other hallmarks at Pinocchio’s are the gorgeous murals depicting characters and scenes from the film.
True, there are no roses with magically falling petals or indoor thunderstorms a la Be Our Guest Restaurant, but if you really take a look at the artwork (entire rooms and murals are dedicated to specific characters), I think [Read more…]
Roving reporter Sarah Holodick is back with her review of Epcot’s Electric Umbrella!
While waiting for a culinary demonstration during the Food & Wine Festival, I started to get a little hungry. Yes, I was fully aware of the numerous kiosks stationed all around World Showcase. The truth is, [Read more…]