Tag Archives: World Showcase

Takumi-Tei Restaurant Now Open in Japan Pavilion at Epcot

Takumi-Tei Restaurant Now Open in Japan Pavilion at Epcot 1 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap If you’re looking for a new and unique place to dine this summer, then I have some exciting news for you: Takumi-Tei is officially open at Epcot! Located in World Showcase, the new signature table-service restaurant is the latest addition to the Japan pavilion. Here you will enjoy an upscale dining experience with exceptional and specialized service tailored Continue Reading

Topiaries at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

Topiaries at Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival 2 My favorite part about Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival is all of the beautiful topiaries throughout the park.  It amazes me how detailed they are.  It’s always fun to see how they change things up from year to year too.  On Saturday we took a walk around the park and I wanted to share a few of my favorites with all of you. Kermit and Miss Piggy are new this year and both are super Continue Reading

Opening Weekend of Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Opening Weekend of Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival 12 The weather could not have been more perfect for opening weekend of Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival.  It was mid 80’s and bright sunny skies.  A perfect day to explore all the offerings of the festival. First up for me was merchandise!  Michele has shared all the great stuff coming to the festival and it was time for me to get my hands on what I wanted.  I really wanted the Minni Continue Reading

Pizza on the Go at Epcot at Pizza al Taglio!

Pizza on the Go at Epcot at Pizza al Taglio! 21 If you’re walking around World Showcase at Epcot, and want to grab a quick bite to eat, stop at the Italy pavilion! Right next to Via Napoli, is the walk up pizza window, Pizza al Taglio. This area had been closed for some time, but it’s back open and super convenient for those who want to eat and run. Yesterday, we stopped by Pizza al Taglio and I wanted to share some photos with you! The food offe Continue Reading

All-New Nighttime Fireworks Spectacular to Replace ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’

All-New Nighttime Fireworks Spectacular to Replace ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ 28 by Thomas Smith, Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks After nearly 20 years of delighting Epcot guests through music, fireworks, fire torches and more, we wanted to let you know that “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” will be ending in the second half of next year. The Disney Parks Live Entertainment team is already busy creating new thrills to debut immediately following the conclusion of “I Continue Reading

Trying Teppan Edo

Trying Teppan Edo 29 Happy Thursday Main Streeters! I hoped you tuned in to this past Monday’s TMSM Live Show. If you didn’t you can watch the replay on Facebook or on YouTube, as always, any likes or shares are always appreciated. If you got a chance to tune in, I promised a write up on a unique dining experience at EPCOT. Foodies rejoice, because if the hustle and bustle of Food and Wine has got you feeling like you need some per Continue Reading

Fry On! #DisneyFood

Fry On! #DisneyFood 31 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

Tuesdays With Corey – The Italy Pavilion

Tuesdays With Corey - The Italy Pavilion 36 So here we are again casually making our way around the World Showcase. If you’ve been keeping up for the past couple of weeks then you’ve been with us as we stopped and ate churros while watching a mariachi band in Mexico. We then made our way over to Norway and learned a little about Viking folklore. Our next stop was China where we admired and discussed the architecture. Next we hopped over to Germany where Continue Reading

Tuesdays With Corey: The Germany Pavilion

Tuesdays With Corey: The Germany Pavilion 39 >Most everyone who comes to World Showcase at EPCOT has a favorite pavilion that they must visit during their trip. To some it may be taking in the romantic atmosphere of the France pavilion while sipping wine and eating a pastry. To others it may be a trip down south to Mexico listening to a Mariachi band, drinking tequila and playing with some maracas. For others it may be heading straight to one of the origin Continue Reading

Tuesdays With Corey: The China Pavilion

Tuesdays With Corey: The China Pavilion 42 Over the last few weeks, if you’ve been following along you know that I’ve been doing a walking history of the World Showcase countries starting with Mexico and followed by Norway. So if you know the layout of the World Showcase then you’ll know that we will be making a trip into China. As you round the corner walking away from Norway into China, the first thing that becomes immediately noticeable is the Zha Continue Reading

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 1

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 1 45 When Epcot opened in 1982, it brought us what was referred to as a “permanent World’s Fair” dedicated to the celebration of human achievement and technological innovation. But it also brought us the World Showcase, which gives us glimpses into the cultures of eleven different countries. The Showcase originally opened with nine countries: Mexico, China, Germany, Italy, The American Adventure, Japan, France, Un Continue Reading