REVIEW: Satu’li Canteen, Our Second Visit Expands on Flavor Even More!

During for first visit to Pandora – The World of Avatar we had two meals at Satu’li Canteen and got to sample even more of the food in this amazing new casual dining restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park.  To say I was impressed with the food during my first tasting doesn’t do it justice.  But this time around, Satu’li Canteen has truly become one of my new favorite places to eat at Disney Parks. Continue reading “REVIEW: Satu’li Canteen, Our Second Visit Expands on Flavor Even More!”

Everything announced at D23 that’s coming to Walt Disney World

This past weekend at D23, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek announced quite a bit that was coming to the parks for the next several years. Disneyland is getting new lands – Pixar Pier and Marvel land (hinted at) – a new Pixar event, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge of course, and even Cars Land is getting a nice Halloween themed overlay for the holiday.

Disneyland Paris will be getting a new resort, Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel, and the Disney Cruise Line is getting  not just the two already announced new ships, but three new ships!  Plus, a brand new stage show based on the live-action Beauty and the Beast film.  But what’s coming to Walt Disney World?  Plenty of brand new things where we can break it down for you by category! Here’s everything that’s coming to the Walt Continue reading “Everything announced at D23 that’s coming to Walt Disney World”

New space themed restaurant coming to Epcot!

Ever wondered what it’d be like to dine in outer space with a view of Earth? Well now you can find out!  Coming soon to Epcot’s Future World will be an amazing new restaurant located directly next to Mission: SPACE.

The new dining experience will invite guests to dine while viewing the stars!  Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald shared the first look of the new restaurant at D23.  “We know our guests love dining at Epcot – and the restaurants really are out of this world,” Tom said. “Now we’re about to create one that takes that literally.” Continue reading “New space themed restaurant coming to Epcot!”

You can now find 4 local craft beers at Universal Studios Florida!

Sometimes, it can be quite the challenge to find craft and especially local craft beers inside of the theme parks, if you aren’t enjoying your time at Epcot that is.  Well, it looks like there’s a new snack cart inside Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando which can now satisfy that craving!

What looks to be located right between the New York and San Francisco sections of the park is a trolley cart serving up snacks and drinks, but not just any drinks, local craft Continue reading “You can now find 4 local craft beers at Universal Studios Florida!”

Disney is bringing 6 new booths to Food & Wine Festival, Releases full menu for all 35

It’s that time of year again to start planning and to definitely begin saving up for Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival! This year, the event is bigger than ever with the event running a record 75 days.  It begins August 31st and goes all the way to November 13th.  But that’s not all that is record breaking.  To celebrate 35 years of Epcot, the event will be offering 35 booths, bringing in six brand new ones to sample.  Not to mention the Eat to the Beat line up they have planned for the full event.

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But until August, it seems like we’ll just have to wait and drool over the menus.  Lucky for us, there is plenty to read about.  Yesterday, Disney released the full menu offerings for Continue reading “Disney is bringing 6 new booths to Food & Wine Festival, Releases full menu for all 35”

Terralina Crafted Italian restaurant replacing Portobello Country Italiano

Back in May, we reported that Portobello Country Italian Trattoria would not be returning after it’s lengthy refurbishment and a new concept would be taking its place when it reopens this fall.  Well, we finally have a name and more information on that!

Disney Springs’ newest restaurant addition will be called Terralina Crafted Italian.  James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano is returning from Portobello to develop the Continue reading “Terralina Crafted Italian restaurant replacing Portobello Country Italiano”

New changes coming to Disney’s Yacht Club Resort with the Ale & Compass Restaurant, Captain’s Grille not returning

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is getting new changes to its lobby bar & lounge, as well Captain’s Grille, which will both open this October as The Ale & Compass Restaurant.

The new Ale & Compass concept will completely transform the interior of the bar & loiunge and expand it to 58 seats, while offering a new menu of classic cocktails and appetizers.

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Right next door will be The Ale & Compass Restaurant.  The menu is still being Continue reading “New changes coming to Disney’s Yacht Club Resort with the Ale & Compass Restaurant, Captain’s Grille not returning”

Disney’s 2018 Dining Plan will offer alcoholic and specialty beverages as an option

The Disney Dining Plan is always a popular thing for its resort guests.  There are three options for the plan: the Quick Service dining plan, the Disney Dining plan (quick service and table service), and the Deluxe Dining plan (any where you want).   I, for one, have never really considered it an option for me because every meal comes with a non-alcoholic beverage and adult beverages cost extra.  So for dinner, if and when I want a beer, not only would I pay for the beer, but then I probably would not be ordering image5-1my soda and wasting the money I’d spent on it.  But that’s just me.

Now it’s all changed.  It was rumored last week or so and it’s officially been announced by Disney that the 2018 Disney Dining Plan will now offer alcoholic and even specialty beverages such as milkshakes and smoothies as an option for drinks.  Here’s the announcement below. Continue reading “Disney’s 2018 Dining Plan will offer alcoholic and specialty beverages as an option”

Frozen Dessert Party Coming to Epcot, IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party Leaving

Elsa has gotten fireworks, her own show, an attraction overlay, and she even took over the castle lighting ceremony during Christmas at the Magic Kingdom.  Well now she’s getting a fireworks dessert party… again! Starting July 17th, Epcot will be replacing the IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party, which has it’s last date actually on July 14th, and starting a brand new dessert party ever so creatively named the Frozen Ever After Sparkling Dessert Party.

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Just like the IllumiNations party, the Frozen one will be held on select evenings in the World Showcase Plaza East one hour prior to the IllumiNations fireworks.  Besides the Continue reading “Frozen Dessert Party Coming to Epcot, IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party Leaving”

Player 1: Where to go for 80s nostalgia and inexpensive craft beer

Something which has increasingly grown in popularity over the past few years is video game bars.  A place where adults can go and enjoy a wide range of drinks, whether they be themed cocktails, craft beers, or a mix of both, all while playing video games.  Sometimes, the video games are contemporary and modern age.  More often than not, they’re classic arcade games (or a mixture of both), and once in a while, you may even find a board game bar.  No joke, my friend went to one in California!

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Here in Orlando, there’s a bar called Player 1 that I’d been hearing about for a while from my friends.  Finally, we decided to check it out and when we did, we discovered it’s located just down the Continue reading “Player 1: Where to go for 80s nostalgia and inexpensive craft beer”