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FREE DINING Returns to Walt Disney World! Book Now!FREE DINING Returns to Walt Disney World! Book Now!
April 24, 2017
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Copper Creek Villas and Cabins - UpdateCopper Creek Villas and Cabins - Update
April 22, 2017
Recently I had the opportunity to take a hard hat tour (no photos were allowed) of Disney Vacation Club's newest property, Copper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney's Wilderness Lodge. Copper Creek is part of the overall Wilderness Lodge property, which, once open, will house guest rooms at the Wilderness Lodge (south side) Boulder Ridge and the Copper Creek cabins.


Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast - REVIEWBon Voyage Adventure Breakfast - REVIEW
April 22, 2017
On April 2, 2017, the Boardwalk's Trattoria al forno converted its breakfast offering to a character meal called the Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast. Rapunzel and Flynn Rider from Tangled and Ariel and Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid are the showcased characters. Linda and I have always enjoyed breakfast at Trattoria so we thought we'd give it a try.


Amorette's Patisserie Serving Sweet and Savory CrepesAmorette's Patisserie Serving Sweet and Savory Crepes
April 17, 2017
In case you missed it, Amorette's Patisserie at Disney Springs now has crepes, both sweet and savory. Current selections include Caprese or ham and cheese savory crepes for $9; banana Nutella or chocolate ganache sweet crepes for $7.


Disney World Holding Online Spring Hiring EventDisney World Holding Online Spring Hiring Event
April 12, 2017
Walt Disney World Resort is looking to hire for more than 1,000 positions during its Online Spring Hiring Event. A variety of full-time and part-time positions are available at all four Walt Disney World theme parks, two water parks, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Disney Springs and more than 20 Resort Hotels. Candidates are encouraged to apply online for a wide range of roles, such as quick service food and beverage, lifeguards, parking attendants, culinary, bus drivers and much more. For more information about the current openings at Walt Disney World Resort, including full role descriptions or to apply online, visit www.WaltDisneyWorld.jobs.


New Breakfast Menu Now Available at Min and Bill'sNew Breakfast Menu Now Available at Min and Bill's
April 09, 2017
A new breakfast menu is now available at Min and Bill's Dockside Diner in Disney's Hollywood Studios. Items include breakfast burritos, cinnamon rolls, bagels and coffee. Breakfast is served seasonally and on days with Extra Magic Hours.


Levy Restaurants Details Specials for Preferred MembersLevy Restaurants Details Specials for Preferred Members
April 06, 2017
Levy Restaurant Preferred Members can receive double points at Paddlefish at Disney Springs Mondays through Fridays during the month of April. Neighboring Portobello Italian Country Trattoria is featuring select wines for $6 a glass, $9 woodburning pizzas and more. Levy Preferred Members will receive 20 percent off their entire bill (including alcohol) at Portobello.


STK Orlando Launches Weekend BrunchSTK Orlando Launches Weekend Brunch
April 06, 2017
Just in time for Easter, STK Orlando at Disney Springs has launched its upscale brunch. The new service includes fun twists on favorite foods, the hefty steaks STK is known for, new cocktails and a DJ spinning tunes, giving the brunch more of a party atmosphere.


The Polite Pig Now Open Disney SpringsThe Polite Pig Now Open Disney Springs
April 06, 2017
On April 10, 2017, The Polite Pig in Town Center at Disney Springs will open, the newest concept for award-winning Orlando Chefs James and Julie Petrakis. The husband-wife team, also owners of The Ravenous Pig and Swine and Sons in Winter Park and Cask and Larder at Orlando International Airport, are opening this newest concept with James Petrakis' brother Brian. The Polite Pig will feature "modern barbecue" in an open kitchen, with Southern sides like a tomato and watermelon salad, mac and cheese and smoked corn with lime butter. There will also be a solid selection of craft beers and cocktails, and a bourbon bar with more than 50 selections, from small batch bourbons to a Pappy Van Winkle 23-Year Family Reserve.


Paddlefish Adds Prix Fixe Menu for EasterPaddlefish Adds Prix Fixe Menu for Easter
April 05, 2017
Paddlefish will also be serving a prix fixe menu for $52 per person this Easter (Sunday, April 16), featuring new dishes to celebrate the holiday. The specials for Easter include Dover Sole Roulades (stuffed with crab and chorizo) atop fiddlehead ferns with a mango beurre blanc, and for dessert a chocolate and espresso layered Opera Cake with a milk chocolate glaze. You can make reservations online via OpenTable.com or Disneyworld.com/dining, or by phone at 407-939-DINE.


STK Orlando Now Serving Weekend BrunchSTK Orlando Now Serving Weekend Brunch
March 30, 2017
STK Orlando at The Landing at Disney Springs is now serving brunch on the weekends, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a live DJ on Sundays. The menu features spicy bloody marys, cinnamon monkey bread, avocado toast, a variety of steaks and much more.


Cake-Decorating Experience Offered at Amorette's PatisserieCake-Decorating Experience Offered at Amorette's Patisserie
March 29, 2017
Amorette's Patisserie in Disney Springs is offering a cake-decorating experience beginning March 31. It will be held at the shop from 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. every Friday through May 5. The class will include refreshments -- alcoholic refreshments for guests 21 and over. (You must be at least 10 years old to participate.) The cost of the class is $129, for one to two people decorating a single cake. A second cake can be purchased for an additional $40. Reservations are now open, and the experience, which is limited to 12 participants per class, must be booked in advance. You can book online at DisneyWorld.com/dining.


Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Returning for 8th YearSwan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Returning for 8th Year
March 29, 2017
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic will return for its eighth year Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28, with new dishes debuting alongside returning festival favorites. Fans can now visit www.SwanDolphinFoodandWineClassic.com to view the 2017 food menu as well as book overnight packages and purchase tickets. Highlights of the 2017 menu feature items from the hotel's restaurants, including The Fountain, Todd English's bluezoo, Il Mulino Trattoria, Shula's Steakhouse, Kimonos and Garden Grove. Also returning this year is the day-after Sunday Bubbles Brunch with J Vineyards and Winery at Il Mulino New York Trattoria on October 29. From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., this lavish brunch will feature traditional and not-so-traditional items prepared by our award-winning Chefs. Guests can reserve brunch online or by calling 888-828-8850.


Planet Hollywood Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Features CelebritiesPlanet Hollywood Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Features Celebrities
March 23, 2017
Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs has been celebrating its reopening in grand style. On March 17, Academy Award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon took part in an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at the restaurant, alongside Mickey Mouse. The ceremony was followed by an intimate cocktail reception with family, friends and Planet Hollywood Founder, Robert Earl. Actor Josh Gad (Olaf in Frozen, Lefou in the current live-action Beauty and the Beast) also stopped by the new flagship location to take part in the festivities. Several days earlier, on March 13, singer Britney Spears also celebrated Planet Hollywood's reopening with a meet and greet, where she was seen signing autographs and taking selfies with fans. Following the meet and greet, Spears and her two sons, Sean and Jayden, mom Lynne, sister Jamie Lynn and niece Maddie Briann, "dined amongst the stars," indulging in some of the restaurant's classics, as well as its new over-the-top menu items.


Citricos to Host Special Dining EventsCitricos to Host Special Dining Events
March 17, 2017
Citricos at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is hosting two upcoming special dining events:
-- April 28 at 6 p.m.: Domaine Bousquet Wine Dinner at the Citricos Chef's Domain. Anna Bousquet, CEO and Co-Founder of Domaine Bousquet, one of the top Organic Wineries in the world, will showcase some of her favorite wines, as Chef Dom and his team present a menu to enhance them. There is limited availability for this event. The cost is $250 plus tax/gratuity per guest, paid on the evening of the event.
-- May 6 at noon: Brunch with a Twist. A 5-star, 5-course meal prepared by award-winning chefs: Executive Chef Scott Hunnel, Chef Dominique Filoni, Chef Noah Estabrook, Chef Nick Mussara, Chef Lawrence Searl, and Executive Pastry Chef Erich Herbitschek representing Victoria and Albert's, Citricos, Narcoossee's, the Grand Floridian Cafe, and the Grand Floridian Bakery. Each course will be paired with complementary wines for the ultimate brunch experience. Attendees will learn new cooking techniques and have the opportunity to ask questions while watching the chefs whip up their individual specialties. There is limited availability for this pre-paid event. Cost is $169 plus tax per guest. Gratuity and complimentary valet parking are included.
To book either of these events, call Sandra at the Grand Floridian at 407-824-2450.


2017 Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick's Festival Runs March 16-192017 Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick's Festival Runs March 16-19
March 16, 2017
Looking for a place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Head over to Disney Springs and enjoy the Festival at Raglan Road from March 16-19

        Related Links:
         -- Raglan Road's Family Friendly St. Patrick's Day Festival


Sunday Roast Added to Rose and Crown MenuSunday Roast Added to Rose and Crown Menu
March 12, 2017
Rose and Crown Dining Room in Epcot's World Showcase has added Sunday Roast to its menu. Sunday Roast is a traditional British meal, typically consisting of roasted meat, potatoes, vegetables and Yorkshire pudding. At Rose and Crown Dining Room, the dish will alternate weekly among Roasted Pork, Turkey or Lamb with Mint Sauce. Customary sides such as roasted potatoes, peas and carrots, sage and onion stuffing, Yorkshire pudding and gravy accompany the roast. Sunday Roast will only be served on Sundays. To make reservations at Rose and Crown Dining Room, visit DisneyWorld.com/dining or call 407-WDW-DINE.


Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick's Festival 3/16-19Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick's Festival 3/16-19
March 11, 2017
Celtic rock's hardest-working band and an extraordinary family of Irish musicians will headline the 2017 Mighty St. Patrick's Festival at Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant in Disney Springs. Running March 16-19, the most authentic St. Patrick's Day celebration in Central Florida will feature a round-the-clock lineup of talented musicians, award-winning Irish dancers and authentic cuisine by Irish celebrity chef and PBS/Create TV personality Kevin Dundon.


Win a Sushi-Making Tutorial with Chef MorimotoWin a Sushi-Making Tutorial with Chef Morimoto
March 01, 2017
Twelve lucky winners will be chosen to master the art of sushi-making under the watchful eye of Chef Masaharu Morimoto at Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs. The 45-minute tutorial will take place on Monday, March 6 from 6 to 7pm. The sweepstakes will close at noon on Friday, March 3. Enter for your chance to win HERE.


Bon Voyage Character Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno Starting April 2!Bon Voyage Character Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno Starting April 2!
February 23, 2017
Trattoria al Forno at Disney's BoardWalk will launch a character breakfast this spring. The new Bon Voyage Breakfast will begin on April 2, and will give guests the opportunity to meet a variety of characters, including Rapunzel, Flynn Rider, Ariel and Prince Eric. This character dining experience, offered at breakfast only, will cost $34 for adults, $20 for children. Reservations are now open. To book, visit DisneyWorld.com/dining or call 407-WDW-DINE.


For more details on these and many other Disney dining-related items, along with photos, visit disneyfoodblog.com