Dining Archive

Review: California Grill 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

California Grill is serving a new Celebration Menu for Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary. This reviews the prix fixe meal at the Contemporary Resort’s rooftop Signature Restaurant for the World’s Most Magical Celebration, with fireworks & food photos, recommendations, whether it’s worth the high prices, and more. With the new Celebration Menu, California Grill is offering

Guide to Refillable Mugs at Disney World

Walt Disney World uses refillable mugs at resort hotel food courts that offer unlimited refills. This guide offers pricing info, photos of designs, and answers frequently asked questions: whether RapidFill is worth the money, where to use these cups, and more. We also address some controversy surrounding them. (Updated October 5, 2021.) As of 2021,

When Will Disney World’s Dining Plan Return?

“When will the Disney Dining Plan return?” and “will Walt Disney World bring back Free Dining?” are two common reader questions. We’ll try to answer based on what we know about the prepaid meal plan and this popular discount, plus restaurant capacity, crowds, Florida’s staffing shortage, and more. (Updated October 4, 2021.) Walt Disney World

Food Guide to Disney World’s 50th Anniversary – Full List of 150+ Dishes, Desserts & Drinks!

For Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary, chefs and mixologists in the parks & resorts have created over 150 new dishes, drinks, and desserts. This food guide covers what’s debuting for the World’s Most Magical Celebration, starting October 1, 2021 and running for 18 months! These culinary creations celebrate 50 years of the Vacation Kingdom, by

New Free Refreshments Lounge in Epcot

There’s a new lounge in Epcot where Walt Disney World guests can relax and recharge with free refreshments and air-conditioning. This post takes a look inside, food & drinks, how to access the temporary venue in World Showcase, plus some history. We’ll stop short of calling this new lounge a “secret spot” since we don’t