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Here’s Where to Find the BLT Dog at the Disneyland Resort

The Hot Dog of the Month at White Water Snacks at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is… the BLT Dog!  This hot dog is topped with bacon, lettuce, and tomato and looks amazing.

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White Water Snacks serves hot food including buttermilk biscuit sandwiches and Mickey waffles for breakfast, and Angus cheeseburgers and pizza for lunch and dinner.  You can view the complete menu here.


New Character Dining Experiences at the Disneyland Resort Begin Today

Back in May, Disneyland Resort announced two new character dining experiences coming to Storytellers Café at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and to Disney’s PCH Grill at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel this summer.   Beginning today, Mickey’s Tales of Adventure Character Breakfast at Storytellers Cafe and Donald Duck’s Seaside Breakfast at Disney’s PCH Grill are now open.

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Mickey’s Tales of Adventure Character Breakfast
At Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, guests dining at Storytellers Cafe will join Mickey Mouse and his friends for Mickey’s Tales of Adventure. Discover the fun with your adventurous storyteller, Mickey, as he welcomes you into his immersive tales of adventure through his magical Adventurer’s Journal. Enjoy a bountiful Farmer’s Market Buffet of all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast specialties, including made-to-order omelets, Mickey waffles, fresh-baked goods and seasonal fruit. Mickey’s Tales of Adventure will be offered Monday-Thursday, 7-11:30 a.m. and Friday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Click here to book your reservations!

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Donald Duck’s Seaside Breakfast
Over at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, Donald will be reunited with his heart-throb Daisy at Disney’s PCH Grill, and is bringing all the beachy fun with him! Soak in those rays and catch some waves on the dance floor with Donald, Daisy and Stitch as you chow down on an all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast buffet. Try the build-your-own-parfait stations, chef’s signature flatbreads, egg white frittatas, chilaquiles, smoothies, smoked salmon and more. Little dudes and dudettes will love the Mickey waffles, Minnie pancakes, Bananas Foster French toast and a selection of hot and cold cereals, sausage, bacon and seasonal fresh fruit. Donald Duck’s Seaside Breakfast will take place Monday-Thursday, 7-11 a.m. and Friday-Sunday, 7-11:30 a.m. So if you want to hang out with Donald and friends while chowing down on some delicious grub, click here to book your reservations.

Reservations fill up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot today by visiting the links listed above or by calling (714) 781-DINE (714 781-3463) between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily Pacific Time.

Reservations Now Open for New Character Dining Experiences at the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort

Last month Disneyland Resort announced two new character dining experiences would be coming to Storytellers Café at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and to Disney’s PCH Grill at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel this summer.   Beginning today, reservations are now available for Mickey’s Tales of Adventure Character Breakfast at Storytellers Cafe and Donald Duck’s Seaside Breakfast at Disney’s PCH Grill. Both of these dining experience will start on July 10.  Details below!

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Mickey’s Tales of Adventure Character Breakfast
At Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, guests dining at Storytellers Cafe will join Mickey Mouse and his friends for Mickey’s Tales of Adventure. Discover the fun with your adventurous storyteller, Mickey, as he welcomes you into his immersive tales of adventure through his magical Adventurer’s Journal. Enjoy a bountiful Farmer’s Market Buffet of all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast specialties, including made-to-order omelets, Mickey waffles, fresh-baked goods and seasonal fruit. Mickey’s Tales of Adventure will be offered Monday-Thursday, 7-11:30 a.m. and Friday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Click here to book your reservations!

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Donald Duck’s Seaside Breakfast
Over at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, Donald will be reunited with his heart-throb Daisy at Disney’s PCH Grill, and is bringing all the beachy fun with him! Soak in those rays and catch some waves on the dance floor with Donald, Daisy and Stitch as you chow down on an all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast buffet. Try the build-your-own-parfait stations, chef’s signature flatbreads, egg white frittatas, chilaquiles, smoothies, smoked salmon and more. Little dudes and dudettes will love the Mickey waffles, Minnie pancakes, Bananas Foster French toast and a selection of hot and cold cereals, sausage, bacon and seasonal fresh fruit. Donald Duck’s Seaside Breakfast will take place Monday-Thursday, 7-11 a.m. and Friday-Sunday, 7-11:30 a.m. So if you want to hang out with Donald and friends while chowing down on some delicious grub, click here to book your reservations.

Reservations fill up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot today by visiting the links listed above or by calling (714) 781-DINE (714 781-3463) between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily Pacific Time.


New Character Dining Experiences and Menu Items Announced for Disneyland Resort Hotels

Disneyland Resort has an exciting line-up of new experiences this summer including Pixar Fest which launches April 13.  Today Disney has announced some other new exciting changes that will be coming to the Disneyland Resort Hotels this summer. At Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel and the Disneyland Hotel, guests will find new menu options and new character dining meals.

First up, are two new character dining experiences coming this summer to Storytellers Café at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and to Disney’s PCH Grill at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel.

At Storytellers Café, guests will join Mickey Mouse and his friends for Mickey’s Tales of Adventure. Discover the fun with your adventurous storyteller, Mickey, as he welcomes you into his immersive tales of adventure through his magical Adventurer’s Journal.

At Disney’s PCH Grill, guests can get in on all the beachy fun with Donald Duck’s Seaside Breakfast. Donald has finally been reunited with his heart-throb Daisy, and now you’ll be able to soak in those rays and catch some waves on the dance floor with Donald, Daisy, and Stitch as you chow down on an all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast buffet.

Reservations will be opening soon! Stay tuned for more information.

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Also at Storytellers Café, there are new exciting additions to the lunch and dinner menus, such as Avocado Toast. This new starter comes with crushed avocado, lemon-olive oil, parsley, celery leaves, quail eggs, and Espellete pepper on top of a slice of grilled sourdough bread. Or try the new Kale Salad with almonds, currants, Grana Padano, bacon-bread crumbs, and garlic vinaigrette.

 

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You’ll also find new ‘Nduja Sausage and Margherita Artisanal Pizzas. The first comes topped with ‘nduja sausage, mushrooms, artichokes, and potatoes.

 

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The Margherita Pizza comes topped with fresh mozzarella and basil. Both come with Grana Padano, fire-roasted tomatoes, and aged provolone cheese.

 

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On the lunch menu is the Short Rib Grilled Cheese on sourdough bread with cheddar cheese and caramelized onions.

 

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Specific to the dinner menu are the Chicken Paillard and the Braised Boneless Short Rib. The Chicken Paillard features a lightly-breaded chicken breast and comes with roasted potatoes and heirloom carrots and is topped with a lemon-caper sauce. The Braised Boneless Short Rib comes paired with mashed potatoes, creamy horseradish, and Brussels sprouts.

 

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And on the dessert menu for both meal periods is the sweet and scrumptious Vanilla Crème Brûlée with orange-vanilla biscotti and marinated raspberries.

All of these delicious items are just a few of the new menu additions at Storytellers Café. Check out the full menu to see more!

 

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At Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, a new Build-Your-Own Poke Bowl is available at Surfside Lounge and the Sand Bar! This popular and trendy dish comes with avocado, cucumber, and red and green onions. You can customize your bowl with your choice of base, protein, and sauce! Bases include white rice, brown rice, or romaine leaves and proteins include tuna, salmon, or tofu. All proteins are marinated in a savory ponzu sauce. And for the sauce topping, choose between spicy mayo, poke sauce, or wasabi. Each bowl is also garnished with seaweed wakame, tobiko caviar, fried onions, pickled ginger, bonito flakes, and sesame seeds. With so many different combinations, you might just have to come back for more!

Right next door at the Disneyland Hotel, Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar, Tangaroa Terrace, the Poolside Bar have updated their menus. You can now find the same delicious offerings at all three of these locations! One of these new items is the Island-Style Hot Dog – with ground pork and pineapple sausage in a pretzel bun and topped with whole-grain mustard, onion sauce, pickled carrots, daikon, and Fresno chiles. There’s also a Chicken Teriyaki Bowl featuring diced chicken breast on a bed of rice and vegetables and topped with teriyaki sauce and togarashi aïoli, wonton chips, and sesame seeds. Or try the Rongo Salad with shredded green papaya, fresh lettuce, marinated tofu, cucumber, gooseberries, rice noodles, and carrots tossed in a sesame-ginger vinaigrette.

And of course, there’s always the Pu Pu Platter if you can’t decide on just one! This platter has a little bit of everything with Sweet-and-Spicy Asian Wings, Fried Spring Rolls, Panko-Crusted Chinese Long Beans, Pork Gyoza, and Togarashi Aïoli.


 

Here’s Where to Find the Bacon-Wrapped Dog at the Disneyland Resort

The Hot Dog of the Month at White Water Snacks at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is… the Bacon-Wrapped Dog!  The Bacon-Wrapped Dog is topped with crispy fried onions and chipotle ketchup and looks amazing.

White Water Snacks serves hot food including buttermilk biscuit sandwiches and Mickey waffles for breakfast, and Angus cheeseburgers and pizza for lunch and dinner.  You can view the complete menu here.