Grand Dining, Laid Back

The elegance of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort is unmatched, you’re greeted by the Victorian theming of turn-of-the-century Florida at every turn. With many dining options from quick-service stops up to the award-winning Victoria & Albert’s, the Grand Floridian Café lands right in the middle. With a nice menu, attentive wait staff and just enough “fancy”…

Fine Dining, Unexpected

When it comes to fine dining at Walt Disney World, with a nice steak or seafood, many guests immediately think of Yachtsman Steakhouse or Le Cellier. To be honest, I can’t disagree. However, I’d like to add another option to your list. On our last visit, my wife and I made our first visit to…

Honorary Toys Get Hungry Too!

When you enter Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, you become an honorary toy and everything is huge because you’ve shrunk down to the size of a toy! That doesn’t mean that your appetite has shrunk too. A great quick-service stop in Hollywood Studios is Woody’s Lunch Box. They’re open for breakfast, lunch and…

The Disney Cruise Grown Up Hideaway

If you’re looking for an “almost” secret hideaway on your Disney cruise that offers  a relaxing atmosphere, specialty coffees, alcoholic offerings, and complimentary snacks, then Cove Café will be a regular stop for you. Many guests walk right past the tinted windows and unassuming “Cove Cafe” sign without ever being curious enough to step inside….

Fly In For Quick Bites

Vintage décor. Aviation touches. Great pretzels. Stop in for an adult beverage concoction and some unique flavors at Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar at Disney Springs. You might not know the name Jock Lindsey because he only had about a minute of screen time in Indiana Jones, but even in that short time we learned that…

Calling All Superhero Fans

Enjoy an epic dinner with some of your favorite Marvel superheroes!  This all new dinner buffet is located at Cafe 4 in Marvel Super Hero Island at Universal Orlando. Your next visit to Universal’s Islands of Adventure  can be even more incredible with an up-close and personal encounter with Captain America, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm…

How to Maximize the Value of Your Dining Plan

You’ve booked your dining plan! Now off to Walt Disney World to enjoy all the wonderful food options Disney has to offer. While, the dining plans save you money, you want to make sure you are maximizing your value. Let’s take a look at the dining plan options: Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan (per person,…

Universal Sweet Tooth Must-Visit

A savory meal, the most appealing sweet treats you’ve seen, and a “steam punk” feel inside is what you can expect at the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen, located at Universal City Walk at Universal Orlando Resort. There is no doubt the food is good but what we’re really there for is the…

Dining Plan or No Dining Plan. That is the Question

And if the answer is yes, that brings the next question; which one? Walt Disney World has three dining plans to choose from:   Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan (per person, per night) Cost: Approximately $50/adult $21/child Two (2) Quick-Service Meals (an entree and beverage or one complete meal combo) Two (2) Snacks One (1)…

Be Our Guest- Dinner Fit For a Beast

Still one of the hardest reservations to get for dinner at Walt Disney World is Be Our Guest, located at the foot of Beast’s Castle in Magic Kingdom. It’s huge and should have plenty of room, but this restaurant remains in high demand for both Beauties and Beasts of all ages. Even if you don’t…