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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Frontera Cocina at Disney Springs May 4-6

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.

Salt & Straw Coming Soon to Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort

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.

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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!


Earth Day Eats and Treats at Walt Disney World Resort

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!

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Starting with two celebratory cupcakes, a Tree of Life Cupcake will be available at Creature Comforts and Flame Tree Barbecue, and an Earth Day Cupcake will be available at Pizzafari and Restaurantosaurus.

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.

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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.

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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.

At Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, you’ll find an Earth Day Cupcake April 19-22 at Beach Club Marketplace and The Market at Ale & Compass. This one is a ‘dirt and worms’ chocolate cupcake filled with chocolate pudding and topped with chocolate buttercream, cookie crumbs, sugar flower, and jelly candy ‘worms.’

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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.

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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!

STK Orlando at Disney Springs Introduces New Social Hour With Half Price Menu Items

STK Orlando at Disney Springs has a new Social Hour menu available Monday – Friday from 4-6pm in the lounge featuring a variety of small bites and drinks for half off.  Check out the selections below.

APPETIZERS:

  • Chef’s Selected Oysters on the Half Shell – $1.5
  • Spicy Shrimp Sliders – crispy shrimp, chile remoulade, slider roll – $9
  • BBQ Rib Fingers – balsamic BBQ sauce – $6
  • Crispy Chicken Bites – sriracha honey – $6
  • Lil BRG with Fries – wagyu beef, special sauce, sesame seed bun – $6
  • Cherry Tomato & Watermelon Skewers – honey-lime dressing – $6
  • BLT Bruschetta – oven-dried tomatoes, bacon marmalade, arugula – $6

DRINKS:

  • Beer and Well Drinks – $4
  • Red, White, Champagne – $4

STK Orlando is an ultra-modern steakhouse located in The Landing at Disney Springs and features an innovative menu, in-house DJ and a stunning outdoor patio.  For more information, click here.


Fairfax Fare at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Test Breakfast Menu

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
  • Kids Meal of scrambled eggs and potatoes
  • Yogurt
  • Toasted Bagels
  • Freshly-baked pastry basket featuring miniature baked goods
  • Fresh Fruit

Lunch will continue to be served starting at 11:30am.  Currently, the test is scheduled to take place through May 5, 2018.