• Consumer Products
    Disney and Dole Announce Branded Fruit Products

    Oct 14 (Reuters) – Seeking to lure American children to the healthy delights of fruit and vegetables, Walt Disney Co.’s consumer products unit and Dole Food Company Inc are launching co-branded fresh produce featuring Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel characters. Under the marketing tie-up announced on Friday, the companies will supply Disney-branded Dole bananas, […]

  • Park & Resort Food News
    Shanghai Disneyland Reveals Featured Food Items

    In an attempt to win over Chinese customers, the Shanghai Disney Resort released a special menu on Wednesday. Throughout the Shanghai Disneyland resort, restaurants will feature fare that is “70 percent Chinese and 30 percent a mix of broader Asian and Western influences,” said Chen Deli, supervisor of food and beverages at Shanghai Disneyland. The […]

  • Park & Resort Food News
    Websites Abuse Disney Dining Reservation System

    Right on the heels of the Disabled Access Card abuse by greedy travel agents comes another scheme, this time to abuse the Disney Dining reservation system, with websites that will sell you a seat at the table. The website DiS Dining Agent makes restaurant reservations ahead of time under false names and then “transfers them to customers,” […]

  • Animal Kingdom
    Disney World Has Stopped Selling Animal Poop Candy

    On June 18 Zuri’s Sweets Shop in the Harambe Market at Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened. It sells rice krispie treats, popcorn, animal shaped cookies, and also candies shaped like the poop of an elephant, a hippo, a giraffe, or a tamarin. The animal poop treats sold for $1.99 each. The gimmick was called “Match the Species,” and […]

  • Park & Resort Food News
    Non-Disney Restaurant Workers Get Pay Raise

    ‘Unite Here’ Local 737, a union that represents the 400 workers, has announced the pay agreement with Palmas Services and Patina Restaurant Group. Workers will vote whether to ratify the contract today. The minimum pay will increase to $9 per hour this year, $9.50 next year and $10 in 2017. Palmas Services staffs restaurants in […]

  • California Adventure
    Frozen Fun Treats

    Inside “Olaf’s Snow Fest” at Stage 17 in Hollywood Land you can find this quaint grab-and-go mini food court. You can get ‘Warmer Uppers,’ ‘Frozen Wonders,’ Caramel Corn, Cotton Candy, Pastry twists, Cookies, Ice Cream bars, Rice Krispy treats, pre-packaged sandwiches, yogurt and bottled soft drinks. The ‘Rock Troll Festival Meatballs’ with cream sauce with […]

  • California Adventure
    SmokeJumpers Grill is Now Open

    Yes, the old ‘Taste Pilot’s Grill’ is now been re-opened as the new ‘Smokejumpers Grill’ at Disney’s California Adventure. This is part of the new re-themeing of Condor Flats into the Grizzley Peak Airfield. This fast food burger restaurant has not changed a thing on the menu except the ‘Blue Cheese Burger’ is now a […]

  • Disney Springs
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    Planet Hollywood to Transform into an Observatory

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Planet Hollywood, America’s preeminent restaurant destination dedicated to celebrating the entertainment industry, will look toward a new set of stars by transforming its Orlando flagship location into a four-story stargazing observatory set to debut in spring 2016. Regularly at the forefront of industry trends, the reimagined Planet Hollywood Observatory is centrally located […]

  • Park & Resort Food News
    New Menu at TDL’s Pan Galactic Pizza Port

    Tony Solaroni and his magical pizza machine has worked up some new menu items at Tokyo Disneyland’s Pan Galactic Pizza Port in Tomorrowland. Calzone has become a Japanese favorite, so they have eliminated all but one of their pizzas and created two new calzones, tailored to Japanese pallets. Presenting the new Chicken and Tomato Calzone (¥ […]

  • Disney Springs
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    STK Steakhouse to Open at Disney Springs

    The ONE Group has announced plans to open a STK Steakhouse in Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort. ‘STK Orlando’ is expected to open in The Landing at Disney Springs in 2015. The new STK will be located within the waterfront setting of The Landing at Disney Springs, a completely re-imagined shopping, dining […]

  • California Adventure
    Rock Candy Mountain

    Trolley Treats on Buena Vista Street in Disney’s California has a wonderful, all-candy mountain it it’s front window. It has two different scale electric railroad cars and even a chocolate waterfall. Enjoy! Tweet

  • Disney Springs
    ‘Dream Boats’ at Disney Springs Boathouse

    Opening this spring as one of the new venues in The Landing at Disney Springs, The Boathouse will be an upscale, waterfront dining experience featuring Dream Boats from the 30’s, 40’s & 50’s. Guests can get guided tours aboard the Captain’s piloted Italian Water Taxi, guided Amphicar rides and a 20 minute tour of the landmarks […]

  • Disney Springs
    Iron Chef Morimoto to Open Restaurant in Disney Springs

    Morimoto Asia will be the Japanese master chef’s first-ever pan-Asian restaurant featuring flavors from across the continent. “I’m very excited to bring this new concept to Disney, something I’ve always dreamed of,” said Chef Morimoto. “It’s a wonderful chance to share some of my favorite foods from across the Asian continent.” This Disney Springs dining […]