Category Archives: Restaurants

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

New Details Released on Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria Renovation Plans in Downtown Disney 1 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

The ‘Great Irish Hooley’ Returns to Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant 2 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

Morimoto Asia and Moët Present Bubbles & Brunch 3 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

Wolfgang Puck Grand Café To Close, New Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill Planned 5 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

James Beard Award-Winning Chef Tony Mantuano Developing A New, Italian Restaurant Concept To Replace Portobello At Disney Springs 7 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

THE Top 5: Walt Disney World Quick- Service Restaurants By Guest Blogger Cameron Ramos

THE Top 5: Walt Disney World Quick- Service Restaurants By Guest Blogger Cameron Ramos 9 If you’re like me, one of the best parts about taking a vacation to Walt Disney World is all of the amazing restaurants right at your fingertips. When most people think of amusement park food, they think of burgers and corn dogs, and while WDW has all of those park staples, their quick- service restaurants have so much more to choose from! Let’s take a look at THE Top 5 of these restaurants, and next time you j Continue Reading

Morimoto Asia Opens Sept. 30 at Disney Springs

Morimoto Asia Opens Sept. 30 at Disney Springs 10 From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. If you’re keeping an eye on construction at Disney Springs, you may have noticed the 36-foot-tall building going up along the waterfront – it’s Morimoto Asia, set to open Sept. 30, a creative collaboration between world-famous Chef Masaharu Morimoto and Patina Restaurant Group. It’s the first “pan-Asian” dining experience Continue Reading

More Delicious Details for Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar, Opening This Fall at Downtown Disney

More Delicious Details for Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar, Opening This Fall at Downtown Disney 11 From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. With an aviation theme (Jock was Indy’s frequent pilot in the “Indiana Jones” films) and a primo waterfront location, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar will feature food and drinks inspired by Jock’s globe-trotting to all continents – everything from a Hovito Mojito to Dr. Elsa’s She-Deviled Eggs. Details follow. Guests will ge Continue Reading

Kona Café for Breakfast, Its Not Just Tonga Toast

Kona Café for Breakfast, Its Not Just Tonga Toast 12   By Guest Blogger Jennifer A. Kona Café at the newly renamed Polynesian Resort Village is a hidden gem for the price and taste. Located on the 2nd floor of the Great Ceremonial House of the resort, Kona Café offers a great atmosphere to start your day before hopping on the monorail to Magic Kingdom or perhaps to the Ticket and Transportation Center on your way to Epcot. Ask many people for suggestions on w Continue Reading

Nine Dragons Review By Sara Garoutte

As most of you already know, some of the best dining is located around the World Showcase in Epcot. My husband and I have a tradition of a belated Anniversary dinner one night on the years we go to Disney World. My kids stay with a relative as we usually go with the entire clan, and The Hubs and I adventure to a new countries cuisine. We try and pick places we haven’t dined at before, which is getting harder as t Continue Reading

Announcing New Retail, Dining Experiences Coming to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort

Announcing New Retail, Dining Experiences Coming to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort 13 From Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Since unveiling plans for Disney Springs, we’ve been sharing regular updates as we reimagine and reinvent this corner of the Walt Disney World Resort. Today, we’re thrilled to share the names of 13 new high-profile tenants coming to the area, including fashion retailers Zara, Tommy Bahama, Lilly Pulitzer, UNIQLO and PA Continue Reading