Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Frontera Cocina at Disney Springs May 4-6, 2018. The popular restaurant will have drink specials and live entertainment all weekend long!
Frontera Cocina located in the Town Center at Disney Springs, and is the newest Mexican restaurant by eight-time winner of the James Beard Foundation Award, Chef Rick Bayless. This restaurant features exciting flavors and a contemporary Mexican experience. Click here for more info.
A new ice cream scoop shop has been announced for Disneyland Resort called Salt & Straw. The family-run ice cream company is known for its taste-provoking, imaginative ice cream creations, which uniquely capture the spirit of classic Americana. Co-founders and cousins Tyler and Kim Malek plan on opening their newest location at Downtown Disney District soon.
Every ice cream flavor is handmade in small batches using the best local, organic and sustainable ingredients. Special offerings will be available seasonally, showcasing co-founder and head ice cream maker Tyler’s passion for cultivating genuine partnerships with local farmers and artisans.
Construction is scheduled to begin soon. Stay tuned for updates!
It’s hard to believe Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened its gates 20 years ago on April 22, which also happens to be Earth Day! The park will mark its 20th Anniversary this year from April 22 through May 5 with an expanded “Party for the Planet” celebration. This exciting party features enhanced interactions with animal care experts, family-friendly activities, character greetings themed merchandise, and of course, celebratory food! Special eats and treats to commemorate Earth Day can also be found throughout Walt Disney World Resort. Let’s take a look at what will be offered!
The Tree of Life Cupcake is a vanilla cupcake topped with buttercream and an edible chocolate piece; and the Earth Day Cupcake is a chocolate cupcake topped with buttercream, white chocolate crispy pearls, white chocolate mousse, and an edible chocolate piece.
On the savory side, there are delicious plant-based burger offerings at Nomad Lounge and Restaurantosaurus. Nomad Lounge will offer Impossible™ Burger Sliders with tomato chutney and smoked onion on a brioche bun and served with yucca fries. At Restaurantosaurus, you’ll find an Impossible™ Burger with avocado and tomato on a brioche bun.
Tiffins will offer a limited-time 20th Anniversary Chef’s Lunch Tasting Menu. Served daily from 11:30am to 3:30pm, this 3-course tasting menu celebrates the cuisines of Africa, Asia, and South America. Walk-ups are welcome!
All of these offerings will be available during Party for the Planet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park through May 5.
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge will have an Earth Day Cupcake April 19-22 at Roaring Fork. This yummy chocolate cupcake is filled with cookies and cream filling and topped with vanilla buttercream, cookies and cream crumble, chocolate rocks, and an edible garden.
Disney’s Contemporary Resort will have an Earth Day Cupcake at Contempo Café only on April 22. This chocolate cupcake comes in an edible chocolate flowerpot is filled with chocolate pastry cream, chocolate buttercream, and chocolate cookie crumble and topped with a buttercream flower and a chocolate Earth Day sign.
Over at Disney Springs, Amorette’s Patisserie will be offering up a cute little cactus on a stick April 22-28! This Cactus Macaron Lollipop consists of three French macarons filled with pistachio ganache and topped with icing. It’s even served on a stick for on-the-go enjoyment!
These treats are only available for a limited time, so get them while you can!
Beginning April 22, Fairfax Fare at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be testing a breakfast menu. For a limited time, guests will be able to choose from a variety of hot and cold breakfast options from 9am – 11am.
Breakfast items include:
Loaded scrambled eggs with chorizo, peppers, onions and potatoes
“Breakfast on a Bun” with eggs, ham, swiss and spinach on an herb cheese-smeared onion roll
Hot oatmeal and fresh berries with brown sugar and maple glaze