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California Grill’s new beverage program

California Grill wine display

Chef Brian Piasecki and general manager Michael Scheifler recently visited California in search of great wines to pair perfectly with the new California Grill menu. Scheifler told Disney Parks Blog writer Pam Brandon that they visited more than 15 wineries in five days. What they have come back with is a zinfandel from an organic Continue Reading

Rainforest Cafe’s Lava Lounge is now open

Lava Lounge at Rainforest Cafe

The Lava Lounge at Rainforest Cafe in Downtown Disney has opened! The Lava Lounge is an outdoor bar with covered seating that sits out on the water. The high-top tables located near the bar are first-come, first-served but the tables in the back of the lounge require you to see the hostess. There is even Continue Reading

Main Street Bakery is now open

Main Street Bakery

The Main Street Bakery has reopened on Main Street U.S.A. in Magic Kingdom. This is the first of four locations that will be serving Starbucks food and drinks in addition to favorite Disney treats. Later this year, the Fountain View Ice Cream (which is currently closed) will reopen as a Starbucks. No word yet on Continue Reading

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Premium Event reservations

Food and Wine Festival

Big news… Booking for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival Premium Events will begin on August 13, 2013 at 7 am ET! New Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events Scotland, Land of Food and Drink (Sep. 28) – Price: 95 or 115 Spirits Confidential (Nov. 1) – Price: 80 or 95 Parisian Breakfast (Saturdays) – Continue Reading

Be Our Guest Restaurant receives its first award

NRA winners

Be Our Guest Restaurant received its first award at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Operator Innovations Awards. Due to the state-of-the-art kiosks and behind-the-scenes technology this restaurant has been recognized for its innovation. The technology is used during the lunchtime dining when guests order their food from the kiosks and take a rose pager (which uses Continue Reading

Victoria & Albert’s receives AAA Five-Diamond Award

Victoria & Albert's

For the 14th consecutive year Victoria & Albert’s has received one of the highest honors, the AAA Five-Diamond Award. The Five-Diamond Award is the highest award honored to a restaurant by AAA. To receive this award a restaurant must “consistently provides a world-class experience”, use the finest ingredients, the food is “highly imaginative and unique” Continue Reading

L’Artisan des Glaces is now open

L'Artisan des Glaces

L’Artisan des Glaces, Artisan Ice Cream & Sorbet is now open in the France pavilion at Epcot. We recently stopped by to check out the new ice cream shop and found some amazing flavors and options. (We’ll have a review for you soon!) What we will tell you is that the shop is beautiful and very Continue Reading

Opa! A Celebration of Greece at Disneyland

Opa!

If the 24 hour event at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure wasn’t enough for you, no worries. Taking place May 25 – 37, 2013 will be Opa! A Celebration of Greece. The event will be held in Disneyland Park and feature Greek music, dances, art, food and history. The events will be taking place daily Continue Reading

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