Dining at Disney Podcast

The Dining at Disney Podcast is your ultimate source about the wonderful world of dining at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts. Kristen Hoetzel-Go and Vincent “Bubba” Alvarez are your guides on this culinary adventure. Join them as they discuss the latest food news, expert tips, recommendations and trip planning advice related to Disney food and dining. From quick-service to fine dining, you will discover all the best restaurants and food as they hungrily explore the Disney Parks.

Kristen and Bubba at Disney California Adventure Foo and Wine Festival

Kristen and Bubba at Disney California Adventure Foo and Wine Festival

Kristen Hoetzel-Go

Kristen Hoetzel-Go is the owner of Dining at Disney. She’s been writing about Disney dining since 2007 and has been regularly visiting the park since 1991. In addition to writing for Dining at Disney, she’s also published three e-Books to help Walt Disney World travelers get the most out of their dining experience – DiningatDisney.com’s Epcot Dining Guide, DiningatDisney.com’s Guide to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival (2013-2016) and DiningatDisney.com’s Guide to the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. The e-Book can be found here!

Since 1991, Kristen has visited the Disney Parks over 60 times. She’s enjoyed the delicious Disney food and drinks at every dining location on Walt Disney World property. Kristen puts her Annual Pass and Tables in Wonderland card to good use!

Bubba Alvarez

Vincent, a.k.a. Bubba, Alvarez is a Southern California native who loves the Disneyland Parks. He’s a former Cast Member who was part of the Disney College Program and worked in both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Bubba enjoys spending time in the parks and trying new foods. He’s worked nearly every position in a restaurant, from janitor to general manager.

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Ep. 46: Best Disney Snacks

Ep. 45: The Polite Pig and Pandora dining options

Ep. 44: Trader Sam’s Coffee, 50th Anniversary of Pirates and Tam O’Shanter

Ep. 43: Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

Ep. 42: Planet Hollywood Observatory opens, DCA Food and Wine Festival menus, and MUCH, MUCH more news

Ep. 41: More Magic Kingdom Restaurants to Serve Alcohol & Splitsville Coming to Downtown Disney

Ep. 40: Holidays at the Disney Parks

Ep. 39: Plancha and PB&G at Four Seasons Orlando’s New Menu Items

Ep. 38: Five Restaurants We’d Like to See at the Disney Parks

Ep. 37: Food & Wine Weekends at Waldorf Astoria

Ep. 36: Top 5 Places to get an Adult Beverage at the Disney Parks

Ep. 35: Reimagined Flying Fish and Upcoming Four Seasons Orlando Events

Ep. 34: Top 5 Entrees to Share at the Disney Parks

Ep. 33: Art Smith’s Homecoming, PizzeRizzo and other Disney news

Ep. 32: Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview

Ep. 31: Interview with Pam Brandon, Shanghai Disneyland Dining Options

Ep. 30: Top 5 Quick-Service Locations at Disneyland and Disney World

Ep. 29: Best places to take Mom for Mother’s Day

Ep. 28: Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

Ep. 27: Best Disney Breakfasts and Disney After Hours

Ep. 26: Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival and Disney Springs Expansion

Ep.25: 2016 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival preview

Ep. 24: Sunday Brunch at Plancha and Best Character Dining in the Parks

Ep. 23: Best Quick Service Locations in Downtown Disney and Disney Springs

Ep. 22: Best and Worst of 2015 and 2016 Preview

Ep. 21: Lickety Split and Barista Bootcamp at Four Seasons Orlando

Ep. 20: Disney Foodie Holiday Gift Guide

Ep. 19: Dining Experiences at Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Ep. 18: Best Places to Grab Beer, Wine and Cocktails in the Disney Parks

Ep. 17: Review of Plancha at Four Seasons Orlando and Tables in Wonderland Price Increase

Ep. 16: Fall Mood Food

Ep. 15: Dining Vegan

Ep. 14: Best Places to Carb Load before a runDisney Race

Ep. 13: D23 Expo Dining Tips

Ep. 12: 2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival events

Ep. 11: 2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview

Ep. 10: Top 5 Summer Treats

Ep. 9: The Ultimate Father’s Day foodie trip

Ep. 8: Disneyland 60th Review

Ep. 7: Review of The BOATHOUSE

Ep. 6: Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto Review

Ep. 5: Listener Questions About the Importance of Theming and Disney Food News

Ep. 4: Top 5 Snacks at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland Park

Ep. 3: It’s All About Food News

Ep. 2: Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Food

Ep. 1: Get to Know Us


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