Tag Archives: Dining

Getting the Most out of a Short Trip to Walt Disney World


There is plenty to see and do at Walt Disney World. Enough that guests visiting for seven days won’t see it all. That can make planning difficult if you and your family are only visiting for a short trip, like a long weekend. Don’t be discouraged, there is still hope. In fact, some Disney Parks […]


Dining Review: Good Food and Bad Service at Rancho del Zocalo Restaurante


They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and perhaps it isn’t more true than when getting ready for a day at a Disney park. Certainly the breakfast buffet is a favorite and can sustain you through a good part of the day. But what about when you don’t want something so bountiful? […]


TripAdvisor Ranks Victoria and Albert’s #2 Among Fine Dining Restaurant in the U.S.


The Grand Floridian Resort and Spa‘s premiere fine dining establishment, Victoria and Albert’s, has just earned a 2nd place spot on TripAdvisor’s list of the top 10 fine dining restaurants in the United States. TripAdvisor’s rankings are the result of an algorithm that uses quality and quantity of user reviews to determine the most highly […]


Yes We’re Two Grown Adults, Yes We’re At The Royal Table


So I’ll say it right from the start: we were two adults, traveling without kids, and we went to Cinderella’s Royal Table for dinner. Did I feel like I had to justify this to others repeatedly? Yes. Did I care? No, and I will tell you why. The first time I ate at Cinderella’s Royal […]


My Breakfast on Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland


Located right on Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland Park, sits one of the best restaurants on property – the Carnation Café. Nowhere else can you sit under an umbrella at a carnation-adorned table and enjoy the sights and sounds of Main Street. I have eaten lunch at the restaurant before, but a recent vlog by […]


Some Disney Restaurants That Don’t Get Enough Credit


Many people think of Disney World as just having hamburgers and chicken fingers to eat… they couldn’t be more wrong! Disney World has some of my favorite food ever! Quick snacks, quick service, fine dining and it is all amazing! There are, of course, some restaurants that are better than others. I love to eat […]


Experiences I Try to Avoid at Disney


As an introvert, there are a certain number of experiences and attractions I go out of my way to avoid when I visit Walt Disney World. I’ve always been an introvert; I’m more comfortable on my own than in a big crowd, and I don’t like drawing attention to myself. Of course, there’s more to […]


Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival at Home: Germany’s Apple Strudel


Hello Disney chefs and welcome to our second installment of Epcot‘s Food and Wine Festival recipes at home. Today, let’s create a crowd favorite from the Germany marketplace. Of course, we are talking about the flaky and sweet goodness of their Apple Strudel. There is a reason it’s probably the first food item that comes to […]


Tiffins: The Overlooked Gem of Animal Kingdom


In June of this year, my husband and I had the opportunity to visit Animal Kingdom and experience Pandora, sans kids. It was our anniversary celebration; 24 hours, kid free at Walt Disney World. If you have kids, you understand how precious this alone time can be. I knew we would be spending an entire […]


Visit Orlando’s Annual Magical Dining Month Extended Through October 12


Update 9/22/17: The DIS continues to track which restaurants are extending the Magical Dining Month offer. The Disney Parks Blog revealed that Paddlefish and Morimoto Asia would be extending the offer until October 12, 2017, but that STK was not extending the discounted menu, and would end the offer on October 1, 2017. Original 9/21/17: To […]