Category Archives: Food & Festival

ABC’s ‘The Chew’ Will Broadcast from 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival; Also Featured in Two First-Ever Future World Marketplaces

ABC’s ‘The Chew’ Will Broadcast from 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival; Also Featured in Two First-Ever Future World Marketplaces 1 By Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer at the Disney Parks Blog We all have a favorite host from ABC’s “The Chew” – superstars Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly, Carla Hall and Daphne Oz each have a special way of sharing their culinary know-how on the Emmy-Award-winning lifestyle series. And for the first time in the show’s history, these dynamic hosts are leaving the Manhattan studio to tape Continue Reading

First Look at 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

First Look at 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2 From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Get ready for an exciting 53 days for the 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, celebrating two delicious decades from September 25 – November 16. Now noted as one of America’s top food festivals by the Travel Channel, the 20th rendition promises plenty of celebrity chefs and new marketplaces, but also traditions that Continue Reading

The Smokehouse Barbecue and Brews ~ Epcot Flower and Garden Fest!

The Smokehouse Barbecue and Brews ~ Epcot Flower and Garden Fest! 3 The 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival kicked off yesterday, and we were there to take in the sights. Among the beautiful topiaries and such, are of course the fabulous food booths! One new food location we made sure to stop at was the Smokehouse Barbecue and Brews stand at the America Pavilion. The Smokehouse BBQ has some fantastic items to choose from, including a Beef Brisket Hash and a Bacon Cupcake! They a Continue Reading

Food Vies with Flowers at Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Food Vies with Flowers at Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival 4 From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. For some of us, the Outdoor Kitchens are our first destination at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, 74 days to munch and learn from March 4-May 17. It’s the third year for the Outdoor Kitchens around World Showcase Lagoon, and the garden- and spring-inspired tapas-sized food and beverages just get more and more in Continue Reading

Snazzy New Beverages, New Chef Demos Brighten Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 4 – May 17

Snazzy New Beverages, New Chef Demos Brighten Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 4 – May 17 5 From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. We promised a peek at the new beverages for this year’s Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, fruit-based sips like Key Lime sparkling wine from Florida Orange Groves at Florida Fresh Outdoor Kitchen and Ace Pineapple Hard Cider and sparkling pineapple wine at Pineapple Promenade. Among new craft cocktails, we can’t wai Continue Reading

New TMSM Printables Available!

New TMSM Printables Available!  6 Several months ago we released our “Mousekeeping” envelopes for Disney travelers to print and use while spreading a little magic during their travels. Tonight, just in time for Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival, I am super excited to announce that TMSM has new Printables for Walt Disney World Guests to use! Each printable also provides Main Streeters with a way to share TMSM’s our Continue Reading

Can I use my Disney Gift Card in the park?

Can I use my Disney Gift Card in the park? 7 “Can I use my Disney Gift Card in the park?” We get asked this question a lot here at TMSM.  So today I wanted to take a moment to address this topic. The answer is as clear as swamp mud as there are technically 3 types of Disney Gift cards available for purchase at various retailers. Let’s start with the newest card to the Disney Gift card family, the Disney Music Gift Card. This new card allows Continue Reading

2014 Eat to the Beat Concert Lineup Announced for Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

2014 Eat to the Beat Concert Lineup Announced for Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 8 The Disney Parks blog has released the concert lineup for the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.  Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager released the schedule and there are plenty of groups I want to see.   Who are you most excited to see? This year’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will return to the park September 19 – November 10, and we just received the list of perfo Continue Reading