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Look at These Character Meals Before You Book Chef Mickey’s


Chef Mickey’s is widely viewed as the flagship character meal at Walt Disney World and is often mistakenly assumed to be the best by first-time guests, but there are a couple of character meals that are better. Don’t get me wrong, Chef Mickey’s is popular for a reason. Eating in the iconic Contemporary atrium, looking […]


Bon Voyage Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno


The Bon Voyage Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno is, in a word, “Fantastic.” My family and I frequent Walt Disney World 3 times per year. We have done just about all the Character breakfasts so far. Usually we stay at the Yacht Club, and we always reserve the Character breakfast at Cape May Cafe. This has […]


In Defense of “Hollywood and Slime”


No matter who you talk to, or which reviews or blogs you read, there’s always one Walt Disney World restaurant that people advise you to stay away from — Hollywood and Vine at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! So what can be so bad about this character buffet restaurant? How can Disney let an establishment that’s constantly being […]


Getting the Best Photo from a Character Meet & Greet


It’s a moment that can capture a memory forever, but how do you make sure you get the best photograph from a character meet? You’ve been standing in line for a while, but your actual moment may only be a few seconds to grab that valuable picture. I don’t think the best photographs are the […]


Enjoy an Additional Hour of the Bon Voyage Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno Beginning Dec. 17


Guests looking for a later character breakfast with Rapunzel and Flynn from Tangled along with Ariel and Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid will have an additional hour to take advantage of this dining experience. Beginning December 17, the Bon Voyage Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno on Disney’s BoardWalk will offer dining one hour longer; […]


Chef Mickey’s Relocating to Convention Center Beginning Late Nov. Through Dec. 2017


We originally reported back in June that Chef Mickey’s would be temporarily relocated to the Convention Center at Disney’s Contemporary Resort for two weeks during kitchen maintenance. That maintenance was canceled in mid-July, but it has now been rescheduled to take place from “late November through December 2017.” The popular all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet along with Mickey […]


Bon Voyage Breakfast Debuts at Trattoria al Forno April 2nd – Reservations Now Open!


Recently, we shared information about a brand-new Character Dining experience making its way to Trattorria al Forno on Disney’s BoardWalk. We’re happy to let you know that reservations are now open for dates beginning April 2, and can be made online or by calling (407) WDW-DINE. Breakfast will start off with your choice of a […]


Minnie’s Seasonal Dine to Extend to Lunch and Dinner at Hollywood and Vine


Beginning May 14, 2017, guests will be able to experience the popular Minnie’s Seasonal Dining at Hollywood and Vine at Disney’s Hollywood Studios during both lunch and dinner. Lunch with Minnie and Friends can already be booked either online or by calling (407) WDW-DINE. Disney Junior Play ‘n Dine withSofia the First, Doc McStuffins, Jake from […]


Trattoria al Forno to Offer Character Breakfast This Spring


A brand-new Character dining experience like no other is set to make its debut late this Spring at Trattoria al Forno; the Italian restaurant on Disney’s BoardWalk. Adventurous royal couples from beloved Disney films such as Flynn Ryder and Rapunzel from “Tangled” and Ariel and Prince Eric from “The Little Mermaid” will be in attendance. If […]


Meet Popular Characters without Waiting in Line


If you are traveling to Walt Disney World with children, chances are you will spend several hours of your trip waiting in line to meet characters such as Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Cinderella. Meeting Disney characters is a treat for children and adults alike, but the wait can be exhausting. You can save your family […]