Category Archives: Restaurants

The Glass Knife, Winter Park! #OffTMSM

A common question that we get here at TMSM is food related, of course. Our readers want to know where they can go to get some amazing food that’s NOT on Disney property, for a change of pace. Well, we have a great restaurant for you, in Winter Park Florida. It’s called The Glass Knife, and it’s fantastic. The Glass Knife offers home style baked goods and food, from sandwiches to desserts. When we Continue Reading

Contempo Cafe Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

Attention foodies!   The Contempo Cafe at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is one of our favorite places to eat on Disney property.  One of the things we always check out is the dessert case, and the amazing cupcakes they offer.  Disney Family’s website has a cute cupcake recipe idea, straight from the Contempo Cafe, and I thought we’d share it with you! Here’s how you make your own Pump Continue Reading

Food Price Increase at Disney Parks

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

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

Chicken Guy’s Grand Opening Celebration is Tomorrow August 30th, 2018 #ChickenGuy

Tomorrow, August 30th, Chicken Guy will have their Grand Opening Celebration in Disney Springs.  We will be there covering the event beginning at 11:00 am, but you are also invited to come down and see Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri and Restauranteur Robert Earl and taste some of their food options. If you are not familiar, Chicken Guy is located in Disney Springs to the right of Planet Hollywood.  If you are unable t Continue Reading

7th Annual ‘Great Irish Hooley’ Music Festival Rocks Labor Day Weekend at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant in Disney Springs

Hooley Headliners: JigJam, Lisa Canny Band, Billow Wood Central Florida’s high-voltage boutique Irish music festival serves up a colorful live playlist of traditional Irish, Celt grass, folk, blues and soul Aug. 31-Sept. 3 during the 7th Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant in Disney Springs.   Celebrating Irish song, dance, food and drink over the long Labor Day weekend, the Great I Continue Reading

New Details Released on Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria Renovation Plans in Downtown Disney

Patina Restaurant Group (PRG) is pleased to officially announce their renovation plans for Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria, located in the Downtown Disney District, to refresh the restaurant’s aesthetic and enhance the dining experience. Naples will be open throughout the course of construction. A new outdoor bar will be the feature of an expanded patio with additional al fresco dining among all new landscaping.  T Continue Reading

The ‘Great Irish Hooley’ Returns to Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith This Labor Day weekend, the annual “Great Irish Hooley” is back again for its 6th year at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant. This unique celebration of Irish song, dance, food and drink kicks off at 3:00pm on Friday, September 1st and continues throughout the long weekend, into the wee hours of Monday, September 4th. Be sure to stop by for a pint of G Continue Reading

Morimoto Asia and Moët Present Bubbles & Brunch

This casual, cocktail-style event will take place in Morimoto Asia’s Forbidden lounge on Sunday August 27th, at 12 PM. The menu created by Executive Chef Yuhi Fujinaga, will include modern Pan-Asian inspired brunch dishes paired with a variety of vintage Moët. Bubbles & Brunch tickets are $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity. To get your tickets click HERE. About Morimoto Asia: Morimoto Asia is our firs Continue Reading

Wolfgang Puck Grand Café To Close, New Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill Planned

From Paul Brinkmann and posted on the Orlando Sentinel website. The operator of Wolfgang Puck Grand Café intends to lay off 193 workers when closing its Disney Springs on Aug. 1, according to a notice filed with the state. A new location for Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill is planned in the Town Center area of Disney’s shopping and dining complex, the official Disney Parks Blog reported recently. The current rest Continue Reading

James Beard Award-Winning Chef Tony Mantuano Developing A New, Italian Restaurant Concept To Replace Portobello At Disney Springs

Media release in regards to new Italian restaurant coming to Disney Springs: 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, Continue Reading