• Dining Reviews
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    DbM’s 2013 Top & Bottom Five Disney Dining Experiences

    Here is Disney by Mark’s year-end summary of our Disney dining “Hits & Misses.” This year DbM visited 53 Restaurants, Cafes, Fast Food Joints, Bars, Lounges, Food and Beverage stands at Disney’s California, Florida and Hawai’i parks and resorts. This review excludes Epcot’s 2013 International Food & Wine Festival which is reviewed separately. Links to […]

  • Cast Members
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    Kidcot Fun Stops

    Kidcot Fun Stops are craft stations for kids 3 to 6. Located in World Showcase pavilions, it is a fun way to “travel the world” while drawing, writing, and stamping too. Kids get to meet Cast Members from different countries and learn about their customs. Kidcot Fun Stops are at: Mexico Pavilion (near Animales Fantasticos) Norway Pavilion (The Puffin’s Roost) […]

  • Dining Reviews
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    Dining Review: Monsieur Paul at Epcot’s France Pavilion

    Review by Mark Hickson: Monsieur Paul is located in the France Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase. As Dbm reported last year, Bistro de Paris closed to undergo renovations. The table-service restaurant re-opened on December 11th with a new name ‘Monsieur Paul’ after Chef Paul Bocuse. Monsieur Paul serves dinner daily beginning at 5:30 p.m. and also honors the Disney […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – Blizzard Beach Closed due to Cold Weather

    Blizzard Beach has been closed six times in the last few weeks due to cold weather. Go Figure! Word is the French Pavilion restaurant Bistro de Paris will to be renamed Monsieur Paul when it reopens next week. After a nationwide hunt in the UK involving over 780 families, the Frith family from Northampton was chosen as the world’s […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    Bistro de Paris, Epcot’s high-end French restaurant, has been judged the “Best theme-park restaurant” by readers of the Theme Park Insider website. So I was thinking… maybe DbM should do a reader survey! Some categories could be… “Best Themed Restroom,” “Best Bar – Not at a Swimming Pool” or “Worst Parking Lot” at the Disney’s parks. Whatcha think? Looking […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    DCA’s Flying Tire ride had its first public test this past weekend and the results were mixed. Word is the queue and the ride itself is too slow and hard to figure out how to steer it.   Rumor has it that the “Hoop Dee Doo Revue” at Fort Wilderness will close for several months starting this […]