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Restaurant and Dining News

Disney Springs to Host "Springs Street Eats" Food Truck RallyDisney Springs to Host "Springs Street Eats" Food Truck Rally
May 28, 2017
This June 2 and 3, Disney Springs will host "Springs Street Eats," which will highlight the fare from eight Central Florida food trucks, including some from Disney Springs' own Exposition Park.


Mickey Mouse Celebration Cake Now Available for OrderingMickey Mouse Celebration Cake Now Available for Ordering
May 19, 2017
Beginning May 17, a brand-new Mickey Mouse celebration cake can be ordered at any Walt Disney World Resort owned and operated table-service restaurant. The cake is available in either chocolate or white chocolate, and can be decorated with a special message of "Happy Birthday" or "Congratulations" on the chocolate ears. Each cake serves 4 to 6 guests, and costs $35 plus tax and gratuity. Celebration cakes can be added to a new or existing dining reservation starting May 17 by calling 407-WDW-DINE or by inquiring in person at a Walt Disney World Resort concierge desk or restaurant podium. Booking ahead is encouraged, as same-day quantities are limited.


Celebrate Sandwich Week with Specials at Earl of SandwichCelebrate Sandwich Week with Specials at Earl of Sandwich
May 16, 2017
Earl of Sandwich at Disney Springs is celebrating British Sandwich Week by featuring a different $5 sandwich each day through May 19. Just mention "British Sandwich Week" when placing your order to receive the $5 sandwich of the day. This offer is not valid with any discounts or other offers.


Make Mickey Waffles at Home!Make Mickey Waffles at Home!
May 16, 2017
You can buy the actual waffle mix that is used at Walt Disney World for its delicious Mickey waffles: Carbon's Golden Malted Pancake and Waffle Flour. This patented mix, which was created 80 years ago, is made of high-quality wheat, flour and cornmeal blended with premium malt and natural flavorings. The resulting texture and the sweet flavor create Mickey waffles that are the closest we have come to what is served at Walt Disney World.


Mother's Day Specials and Experiences Celebrate "Mom" Mother's Day Specials and Experiences Celebrate "Mom"
May 10, 2017
May 14: Mother's Day -- Special dining and other experiences celebrating "Mom" can be found around Walt Disney World and its hotels.


"Music of Pixar LIVE" Dining Packages Available"Music of Pixar LIVE" Dining Packages Available
May 08, 2017
Reservations are now available for a special dining package that includes reserved seating for the new "The Music of Pixar LIVE!", a limited-time concert event featuring memorable music from beloved Pixar films. With the The Music of Pixar Live! dining package, you will receive a voucher for reserved seating at the Theater of the Stars (the Beauty and the Beast theater), where the show will be performed three times nightly starting May 26. Participating restaurants include Hollywood and Vine (Disney Junior Play 'n Dine and Minnie's Seasonal Dine), The Hollywood Brown Derby and Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano. Dining must occur no later than 2.5 hours prior to show time or 1.25 hours after show time; vouchers can be picked up at the restaurant (if dining prior to show time) or at the theater (if dining after the show). You can also combine this dining package with the Fantasmic! Dining Package, which will also provide you with reserved seating for this nighttime show at the Hollywood Hills Theater. "The Music of Pixar LIVE!" Dining Package is Disney Dining Plan eligible and counts as one table-service entitlement for Hollywood and Vine and Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano, two table-service entitlements for The Hollywood Brown Derby. You can make reservations for the "The Music of Pixar LIVE!" Dining Package online. If you're interested in the combined Music of Pixar/Fantasmic! dining package, you must call 407-WDW-DINE/939-3463.


Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Paradiso 37Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Paradiso 37
May 04, 2017
Blogger Kristin Ford shares five reasons why you should celebrate Cinco de Mayo this weekend at Paradiso 37, Taste of the Americas, at Disney Springs.


Frontera Cocina Celebrates Cinco de MayoFrontera Cocina Celebrates Cinco de Mayo
May 04, 2017
May 5-7: The First Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Frontera Cocina will feature food and drink specials all weekend long. There will be a live DJ on the patio during the evening. Make reservations on OpenTable.com.


35 Marketplaces, Other Early Details of 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Announced35 Marketplaces, Other Early Details of 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Announced
May 02, 2017
Initial details of the 22nd annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival were announced today. The 75-day event, which runs from August 31 to November 13 this year, will celebrate Epcot's 35th anniversary with a record number of Festival Marketplaces -- 35.


Blizzard Beach Menu UpdatesBlizzard Beach Menu Updates
May 02, 2017
2017 Menus at Blizzard Beach water park


New Italian Restaurant Concept to Replace Portobello at Disney SpringsNew Italian Restaurant Concept to Replace Portobello at Disney Springs
April 26, 2017
Levy Restaurants, a Chicago-based restaurant company which operates more than 100 food-service locations in the United States and Canada, is excited to announce the development of a new, Italian restaurant concept at Disney Springs. James Beard award-winner and Top Chef Master, Tony Mantuano, is leading the development of the restaurant, which will replace the space at Disney Springs currently occupied by Portobello Country Italian Trattoria. The new restaurant's menu will feature dishes inspired by Chef Tony's adventures across the many regions of Italy.

In order to accommodate the large-scale renovations, Portobello closed its doors April 24, 2017, with plans for the new concept to reopen in early Fall 2017.


FREE DINING Returns to Walt Disney World!FREE DINING Returns to Walt Disney World!
April 24, 2017
Book a Value or Moderate resort - Get Quick Service Dining Plan
Book a Deluxe or villa - Get the Disney Dining Plan

Valid for stays most nights:
Aug 21 - Sept 30
Nov 14 - Nov 20
Nov 25 - Nov 27
Dec 8 - Dec 23

Book by July 7, 2017

For details, contact our preferred travel provider at MouseFanTravel.com !


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.


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