Category Archives: Dining

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Plan Your Disney Vacation in 2019

Pluto Luggage Happy Thursday and Happy New Year Main Streeters. Welcome back! Let’s start my regularly scheduled Thursday blogs for the year with a little lore before I get into the most important topic of all – your 2019 Disney vacation plans. In my culture, there is a New Year’s Eve superstition that if you run around your neighborhood block with a suitcase it will bring you good fortune for travel in the coming year. I Continue Reading

Storybook Dining At Artist Point With Snow White – Review

Storybook Dining At Artist Point With Snow White - Review 3 Re-post! If there’s one thing I love to do, it’s dining out at Disney, especially at themed restaurants. Well, last night I got my chance and I was not disappointed. As we have known for awhile now, a new character dining restaurant was to open at the old Artist Point at the Wilderness Lodge at Walt Disney World. I was lucky enough to score last minute dining reservations to the new Storybook Dining At Artist P Continue Reading

Practicing Patience in the Parks this Holiday Season: Part 1 Dining Reservations

Practicing Patience in the Parks this Holiday Season: Part 1 Dining Reservations 29 This past week was Thanksgiving and the holiday crowds have officially rolled into Walt Disney World.  My family and I were brave and decided to venture out on Thanksgiving day because honestly, I did not want to cook.  So we booked our reservation for Thanksgiving Brunch at Trails End and off we went on Thanksgiving day. As we pulled into Fort Wilderness, we knew it was going to be a busy day.  The line to get Continue Reading

Food Price Increase at Disney Parks

Food Price Increase at Disney Parks 33 If you are looking for a Mickey pretzel and a soda while at Walt Disney World, be prepared to fork over a little more cash. Disney has raised the price on popular snack items and both fountain and bottled drinks throughout the park, to include the Quick Service restaurants and food carts. While increasing prices at Disney is a common occurrence, the most recent hike is pretty significant, with some items costing mu Continue Reading

From Behind the Pass: Brunch at Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Kitchen

From Behind the Pass: Brunch at Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Kitchen 35 Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Kitchen is just one of the dizzying food options at Disney Springs (I still refer to it as Downtown privately). It’s become Disney World’s hub for foodies seeking something more refined than theme park pizza and french fries. Being a chef, I’m always on the lookout for eats of all kinds, especially anything “southern”. Southern cuisine is comfort food, and comfort fo Continue Reading

NEW! HUGE Discounts at Maria & Enzo’s and Enzo’s Hideaway at Disney Springs for Annual Passholders!

NEW! HUGE Discounts at Maria & Enzo's and Enzo's Hideaway at Disney Springs for Annual Passholders! 40 Maria & Enzo’s and Enzo’s Hideaway at Disney Springs are now offering 40% off to Disney Annual Passholders during lunch. This offer is valid now through December 31st.  Not vaild with any other offer or during brunch Disney Springs is a dining destination for culinary connoisseurs to enjoy decadent food and unique beverage options. Each restaurant is known for serving outstanding signature dishes Continue Reading

Tackling the Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream

Tackling the Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream 43 If you are a true Disney fan and a Disney Foodie, then you have certainly heard of the Kitchen Sink.  Now I’m not talking about the little one at Magic Kingdom in the cute little Mickey pants bowl, I’m talking about the original Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream Soda Shop.  This has been on our families bucket list for a long time, but we never ordered it.  We’ve always stuck with our individua Continue Reading

Fry On! #DisneyFood

Fry On! #DisneyFood 49 Today it’s all about fries! Crispy, salty, deep-fried sticks of pure joy. Fries are great as a side, but even better when you can make a meal out of them! That’s right, a meal made of fries that are loaded with a variety of toppings and sauces, and Walt Disney World has quite a few spots that can make that happen. Let’s start with the original topper of the fry; Canada. Canada is known for their famous dish p Continue Reading

Potat-Ohhhhhhh #DisneyFood

Potat-Ohhhhhhh #DisneyFood 54 Behold the humble potato. So many varieties, so many uses, and Walt Disney World is finally on board with some great menu selections. While the Canadian Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase has been on board for years, it’s taken Disney a little longer to get some great new dishes created around the beloved tuber. We all know that you can get fries at pretty much any Disney restaurant. Every sandwich, burger, kid Continue Reading

Big Night Out #DisneySprings

Big Night Out #DisneySprings 58 Once again, restaurants at Disney Springs come in at the top of another list. According to OpenTable, an online dining reservation service, The Boathouse, Morimoto Asia, and STK Orlando were recognized as three of the best restaurants for a big night out. Based on a list of 12 million verified diner reviews, each ‘hot spot’ chosen had to have a minimum overall score and number of qualifying reviews. The scores Continue Reading

Victoria & Alberts, On The List

Victoria & Alberts, On The List 59 The Disney restaurant that tops most bucket lists, Victoria & Alberts, has been named the No.2 fine dining restaurant in the U.S. by Trip Advisor. Located in Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Victoria & Alberts is a AAA Five-Diamond Award winning restaurant, AAA’s highest accolade, an honor bestowed on few in the industry. According to the Orlando Sentinel, ‘winners were determine Continue Reading