Throughout the year, Hollywood & Vine at Disney’s Hollywood Studios hosts special character meals for lunch and dinner. The theme of the meal changes depending on the time of year. At Christmas, the character meal is known as Minnie’s Holiday Dine. As you might guess, it is a Christmas themed meal. Here in our Minnie’s Holiday Dine review, we’ll tell you what you can expect at this special character meal, including our thoughts on the quality of the experience, character interactions, and of course, the food. We’ll include pictures of it all along the way.
When the Christmas season approaches, Magic Kingdom becomes a joyous holiday-themed park. In conjunction with this festive transformation, Magic Kingdom also hosts Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. It’s a hard ticket event that you have to pay for above and beyond your regular park admission. But guess what, even paying for the party doesn’t get you into everything. Oh no, there is another hard ticket event known as Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party.
As the temperatures at Disney World drop and the holidays approach, Magic Kingdom enters the best time of year. At least in our opinion. The Christmas décor, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, and pleasant temperatures are just a few of the things that make this time of year special. One of the other things we love are the holiday treats and snacks at Magic Kingdom. While these have a more Christmas treat feel to them, they are actually available in early November all the way through early January.
After you take a spin on Expedition Everest, you may be interested in grabbing a bite to eat, or maybe you’ll need a drink! Or perhaps you are soaked after getting off of Kali River Rapids, and you want to sit a minute and dry off? You can accomplish either of these if you grab a bite at Yak and Yeti Local Food Cafés while touring Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It’s situated right next to the entrance of Kali River Rapids in the Asia section of the park. Here in our Yak and Yeti Local Food Cafés review, we’ll tell you about our dining experience at this counter service restaurant.
Frontera Cocina is a Mexican inspired restaurant that you will find in the Town Center section of Disney Springs. Beyond the food, the most notable thing about Frontera Cocina is that the restaurant is the vision of celebrity chef Rick Bayless. Here in our Frontera Cocina at Disney Springs review, we’ll cover our experience dining here, including thoughts on the food, atmosphere. We’ll pepper in several pictures along the way too!
Tucked inside of Liberty Square at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is a quaint, but not a quiet quick service location known as Sleepy Hollow. Located just over the bridge to the left of Cinderella Castle, this “refreshment” stand sees lots of foot traffic. Here in our Sleepy Hollow review, we’ll give you our thoughts on the food and a little background on this Disney World restaurant.
As we discuss in our “About Us” page, I have developed a gluten sensitivity, probably due to my chronic health issues. As a result, I eat entirely gluten free. Disney World Dining handles food allergies and sensitivities amazingly well for how many people they are feeding every day. Here in our Epcot Food and Wine Festival Gluten Free Food review, we’ll give you our thoughts on all the gluten free dishes we ate at the festival.
For the Food and Wine Festival, certain food items are designated as “gluten friendly.” Unfortunately, they do not assign any other classifications like nuts or dairy, but each booth has a binder that you can consult that lists all of the ingredients.
When Halloween approaches at Magic Kingdom, you can rest assured of two things. That would be the start of Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and some fun Halloween snacks and desserts. I’d say that you can also count on increased prices from the prior years, but that would be a bit of a bummer view on things…oops. Here in our guide to Halloween Snacks and Desserts at Magic Kingdom, we’ll cover all the different Halloween treats you will find.
Each night, during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, Disney World offers an additional up charge event known as Cruella’s Halloween Hide-A-Way Party. During our recent trip to Disney World, we decided to stop by the event and check it out. Or should I say, I decided to stop by. Carla and I did not bring Anna and Elsa for reasons we’ll discuss as we go through our Cruella’s Halloween Hide-A-Way Party review.
The Chocolate Studio returns for another year of serving decadent chocolate delights at the 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. This booth is located in the “Culinary Corridor” in Future World West along the walkway into World Showcase. This is a high traffic area with a few great booths nearby. They include The Cheese Studio and the Wine and Dine Studio. Hawaii is not far away either. There are several high-top tables set up in the garden area between the booths. This is a picturesque area that we really enjoy during the Festival.