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Wine Bar George Previews Menu ItemsWine Bar George Previews Menu Items
April 20, 2018
Wine Bar George, a 200-seat wine bar owned by Master Sommelier George Miliotes that's due to open at Disney Springs sometime this spring, previewed some of its menu items recently. With a kitchen helmed by Executive Chef Ron Rupert, Wine Bar George will present a range of diverse dishes, from a grilled octopus salad to macaroni and cheese bites to whole Greek sea bass that is large enough to share. Wine Bar George will reveal its entire menu and opening very soon.

 

Wine Bar George Menu PreviewWine Bar George Menu Preview
April 16, 2018
Wine Bar George, a 200-seat wine bar scheduled to open at Disney Springs The Landing neighborhood this spring, recently previewed some of its menu items on the Disney Parks Blog.

 

Landing Neighborhood Alive with Late-Night Offerings Landing Neighborhood Alive with Late-Night Offerings
April 16, 2018
Every Thursday through Saturday from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m., The Landing neighborhood at Disney Springs comes alive with late-night offerings. The venues open for these late-night festivities include The Edison, Forbidden Lounge at Morimoto Asia, Raglan Road, Enzo's Hideaway, Paradiso 37, The BOATHOUSE, STK Orlando, Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar and Vivoli Il Gelato. Disney Springs offers complimentary parking and there are no cover charges for those visiting these venues during these late nights.

 

Vivoli il Gelato Celebrates Spring with Sundae SpecialsVivoli il Gelato Celebrates Spring with Sundae Specials
April 16, 2018
Vivoli il Gelato at Disney Springs is celebrating the arrival of spring with fresh and local ingredients of the season in their limited edition April sundae specials that include: Blueberry Pie (blueberry sorbet, vanilla gelato, biscotto gelato, blueberry sauce, fresh blueberries, graham cracker crumbles, and whipped cream); On the Pitch (peanut butter gelato, banana gelato, chocolate gelato, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and fresh bananas); Pineapple Upside Down Cake (pineapple sorbet, black cherry gelato, vanilla gelato, cherries, yellow cake, cherry sauce, whipped cream); and The Chocolate Storm (chocolate gelato, chocolate banana gelato, chocolate chip gelato, chocolate sauce, and whipped cream).

 

Maria and Enzo's Now Serving Sunday BrunchMaria and Enzo's Now Serving Sunday Brunch
April 15, 2018
Maria and Enzo's Ristorante at Disney Springs is now serving Sunday Brunch, which includes: Salumi and Cheese Station, Antipasti Station, Pizza Station, Yogurt (panna cotta) and assorted pastries. You may also select one entree: French Toast, NY Strip Steak and Eggs, Farmstead Vegetable Frittata, Poached Hen Egg and Quinoa Kale Salad or Spaghetti alla Carbonara. There is a chocolate fountain for dessert. Cost is $35 per adult and $15 per child (3-9). You can also add bottomless mimosas and Bellini cocktails during your brunch for just $15. Make reservations via MyDisneyExperience account or OpenTable.com, or by calling 407-560-8466.

 

Maria and Enzo's Now Serving Sunday BrunchMaria and Enzo's Now Serving Sunday Brunch
April 15, 2018
Maria and Enzo's Ristorante at Disney Springs is now serving Sunday Brunch. Cost is $35 per adult and $15 per child (3-9). You can also add bottomless mimosas and Bellini cocktails during your brunch for just $15. Make reservations via MyDisneyExperience account or OpenTable.com, or by calling 407-560-8466.

 

Old Key West Wine-Tasting Debuts April 15Old Key West Wine-Tasting Debuts April 15
April 06, 2018
A new wine-tasting experience for Disney Vacation Club Members debuts April 15 at Disney's Old Key West Resort as part of Membership Magic. The tasting will accommodate as many as 20 members (ages 21 or older) each Sunday (excluding holidays) from 3 to 4 p.m. at Olivia's Cafe. It will explore the legend of "Olivia Farnsworth" and the resort that surrounds her namesake restaurant, while members enjoy a sampling of wines accompanied by bite-sized foods. The price is $30 a person (includes tax and gratuity). Call Member Services for more details or reservations.

 

National Beer Day Saturday, April 7!National Beer Day Saturday, April 7!
April 05, 2018
National Beer Day is right around the corner (April 7). The brews in this blog were highlighted by the Food and Beverage experts from Disney Parks and feature unique and delicious tastes available from coast to coast. Enjoy one (or two) to make this special day even more magical.

 

Easter Events Around the "World"Easter Events Around the "World"
March 29, 2018
Easter is April 1, 2018. Disney Parks and Resorts observe this holiday in a number of ways, with special character appearances and themed foods.

        Related Links:
         -- Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny at Magic Kingdom 'til April 1

 

Morimoto Asia Kicks Off Sakura FestivalMorimoto Asia Kicks Off Sakura Festival
March 19, 2018
Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs kicks off its Sakura Festival, which celebrates the arrival of spring and cherry blossoms. The restaurant will be decorated with the pink blooms of the Sakura and will feature themed menu specials during lunch and dinner. Throughout the month-long festival, the restaurant will host multiple events dedicated to the cherry blossoms. The first event will take place on March 15 from 5 to 7 p.m.: Join the brewmasters from Crooked Can Brewing Company for a Happy Hour featuring the Sakura Kolsch, available only at Morimoto Asia, paired with Pan-Asian bites. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at patinagroup.com.

 

Midnattssol Bakeri  Opens in EpcotMidnattssol Bakeri Opens in Epcot
March 16, 2018
Temporary kiosk in Epcot's Norway, while Kringla Bakeri og Kafe is closed for rehab.

 

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Around the WorldCelebrate St. Patrick's Day Around the World
March 16, 2018
The saying is that "everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day," so celebrate this fun-filled holiday this weekend, March 16-18 around Walt Disney World. Raglan Road Irish Pub at Disney Springs will be a hub of St. Paddy's Day activities.

        Related Links:
         -- Raglan Road's Mighty St. Patrick's Festival!
         -- The Maguires Featured Live Entertainment at Raglan Road

 

"Incredible Summer" at Walt Disney World Starts May 25!"Incredible Summer" at Walt Disney World Starts May 25!
March 15, 2018
Walt Disney World kicks off its Incredible Summer over Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, with new entertainment in all four theme parks, Disney's Animal Kingdom 20th anniversary celebration, a new Typhoon Lagoon nighttime party and the June 30 opening of Toy Story Land.

 

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Aug. 30-Nov. 12Epcot Food and Wine Festival Aug. 30-Nov. 12
March 12, 2018
The dates for the 2018 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival have been announced. The event will run for 75 days, from Aug. 30 to Nov. 12. No other details are available as yet.

 

Temporary Kiosk Open During Kringla Bakeri RenovationsTemporary Kiosk Open During Kringla Bakeri Renovations
March 12, 2018
While the Norway Pavilion's Kringl Bakeri is closed for renovations, a new temporary kiosk called Midnattssol will be serving some of the bakery's more popular menu items. The kiosk was not open this past weekend, but is expected to start operations soon.

 

Victoria and Albert's Receives Multiple AwardsVictoria and Albert's Receives Multiple Awards
March 08, 2018
For the 18th consecutive year, Victoria and Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa has received the AAA Five Diamond Award and, for the first time ever, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award. There are only 68 Five Diamond restaurants in North America, and only 64 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurants out of more than 1,600 restaurants across the globe. Victoria and Albert's is the sole restaurant in the state of Florida to receive both the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star awards. The esteemed restaurant features three unique dining experiences: the main dining room with the choice of a 7-course menu or 10-course Chef's Tasting Menu; the intimate Queen Victoria's Room with a 10-course Chef's Tasting menu, tableside presentation and optional wine pairings; and the highly sought-after 8-seat Chef's Table located in the restaurant's kitchen. Victoria and Albert's wine cellar has more than 700 wines from more than 35 regions. Executive Chef Scott Hunnel, Chef de Cuisine Aimee Rivera, Master Pastry Chef Erich Herbitschek, and Maitre d'Hotel Israel Perez head the Victoria and Albert's team. For reservations, call 407-WDW-DVNA (407-939-3862) or go online to book the Dining Room or Queen Victoria's Room up to 180 days in advance. For more information, visit www.victoria-alberts.com.

 

Tortuga Tavern Now Open Year-RoundTortuga Tavern Now Open Year-Round
February 26, 2018
Tortuga Tavern in the Magic Kingdom's Adventureland is now open year-round. It has added a Short Rib Sandwich to its menu, featuring chipotle BBQ short rib and citrus slaw served with a side of chips. The Tavern also offers turkey legs and all-beef hot dogs.

 

Tiffins and Nomad Lounge Menus UpdatedTiffins and Nomad Lounge Menus Updated
February 22, 2018
Nomad Lounge in Disney's Animal Kingdom is now allowing guests to order anything off the appetizer list at Tiffins Restaurant, as well as any of the enhancements. In addition, Tiffins now offers a combined lunch/dinner menu, with a number of additional "Lunch Offers."

 

Be Our Guest to Offer Enhanced Dining Experience This SummerBe Our Guest to Offer Enhanced Dining Experience This Summer
February 21, 2018
Beginning July 27, guests can experience an Enhanced Dining Experience at the Magic Kingdom's Be Our Guest. The new prix fixe dinner menu boasts a variety of delectable French-inspired dishes and new offerings. This unique experience will make you feel like royalty with a three-course dinner that includes your choice of appetizer and entree, followed by a personal dessert platter.

 

Mobile Order Now Available for Disney Dining PlanMobile Order Now Available for Disney Dining Plan
February 11, 2018
Guests using a Disney Dining Plan can now use Mobile Order, available in the My Disney Experience mobile app. Mobile Order, which is currently offered at 23 locations throughout the theme parks and Disney Springs, allows you to order meals and snacks and pay in advance so that you can skip the line at select quick-service food and beverage locations. All three Disney dining plans are available with Mobile Order: Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan, the Disney Dining Plan and the Disney Deluxe Dining Plan. Mobile Order does not accept gift cards or discounts; for those, you must still order in person.