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New Menu Introduced at Tokyo DiningNew Menu Introduced at Tokyo Dining
July 29, 2016
Tokyo Dining at Epcot's Japan Pavilion has introduced an all-new menu, sharing traditional Japanese concepts with elements that are familiar to those from all corners of the world. New ingredients include Kurobuta pork, succulent real crab, exceptional seasonal vegetables, lobster, an incredibly unique Japanese Cheese, lamb, and several new varieties of sushi.

 

5th Annual Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road Labor Day Weekend!5th Annual Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road Labor Day Weekend!
July 28, 2016
New live music and dance entertainment, fresh menu creations and plenty of craft beer and cocktail options are on tap Labor Day weekend Sept. 2-5 during the 5th annual Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant.

 

Flying Fish Reservations Now Open for Bookings August 3 and Beyond!Flying Fish Reservations Now Open for Bookings August 3 and Beyond!
July 28, 2016
After a major re-imagining, reservations open July 29 for dates beginning August 3 and beyond at Flying Fish on Disney's BoardWalk. The entire interior of the popular restaurant, including the on-stage kitchen, has been redesigned. To go along with the redesign, Chef Tim Majoras, a veteran of the Flying Fish kitchen, has created a new menu. The seafood-centric menu features entirely sustainable fish and shellfish, and includes Chef Majoras' creations such as corn-crusted wild Gulf shrimp, wild Alaskan king salmon and plancha-seared Hokkaido scallops. For carnivores, there's Wagyu filet mignon, Kurobuta pork belly and bison striploin. In addition, general manager and sommelier Stig Jacobsen has crafted a new wine list with nearly 80 selections by the glass. For reservations, visit DisneyWorld.com/dine or call 407-WDW-DINE.

 

Soft Openings Begin at AbracadaBarSoft Openings Begin at AbracadaBar
July 27, 2016
AbracadaBar, the new cocktail lounge adjacent to the Flying Fish on Disney's BoardWalk, is in soft opening. The back story of this lounge describes it as "former stomping ground for the famous magicians, boardwalk illusionists, and lovely magician's assistants of the Golden Age... [on one evening] every single magician in the lounge vanished into thin air, and was never seen again..." Inside, guests will find enchanted magic show posters and mystifying mirrors, vintage props and tricks.

 

Tutto Gusto Adds Line of Frozen DrinksTutto Gusto Adds Line of Frozen Drinks
July 20, 2016
Tutto Gusto in Epcot's Italy pavilion is offering a new line of frozen drinks, just in time for cooling off from the summertime heat: Italian Daiquiri (Rum, lime juice, simple syrup, strawberry puree, Midori), Campari Pina Colada (Malibu rum, pineapple juice, Campari) and the Italian Margarita (Tequila, simple syrup, limoncello, lime juice). Each of these new concoctions is $14.

 

Polite Pig Opens at Disney Springs in 2017Polite Pig Opens at Disney Springs in 2017
July 18, 2016
The Polite Pig, sister restaurant to The Ravenous Pig of Winter Park, Florida, will open in the Town Center neighborhood of Disney Springs in the spring of 2017.

The Polite Pig will feature a variety of wood-fired smoked and grilled items, as well as an innovative beverage program that serves all drinks on tap. The 5,000-square-foot venue will be open daily for lunch and dinner, with seating for about 200 guests.

 

AllEarsNet TV #51: Several New Dining Options Reviewed!AllEarsNet TV #51: Several New Dining Options Reviewed!
July 18, 2016
Hosts Deb Koma and Deb Wills review three relatively new dining spots at Walt Disney World: STK Orlando located in the Landing neighborhood at Disney Springs, Echo Lake Eats kiosks at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Tiffins at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

 

PizzeRizzo to Open This Fall at the Studios!PizzeRizzo to Open This Fall at the Studios!
July 15, 2016
PizzeRizzo, themed after the Muppets character Rizzo the Rat, will open this fall in the space formerly occupied by Toy Story Pizza Planet in Disney's Hollywood Studios.

 

Raglan Road to Host 5th Annual Great Irish HooleyRaglan Road to Host 5th Annual Great Irish Hooley
July 13, 2016
Raglan Road will host its 5th annual 'Great Irish Hooley' September 2-5 at Disney Springs with authentic Irish cuisine and beverages and a memorable long weekend of top Irish talent, including award-winning bands and performances by the Raglan Road Dancers. Performances begin at noon September 2, through Monday, September 5, and continue throughout each day and night.

 

Chef Art Smith's Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar Now Open!Chef Art Smith's Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar Now Open!
July 12, 2016
Chef Art Smith's Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar opened today, July 12, in The Landing neighborhood of Disney Springs. The new 6,000-square-foot, 200-seat restaurant features farm-to-fork cuisine that showcases the bounty of Florida, with traditional Southern favorites such as cheese-laced drop biscuits, Smith's world-famous fried chicken, and macaroni and cheese.

 

Menu Changes in Place at Jock Lindsey's Menu Changes in Place at Jock Lindsey's
July 08, 2016
The menu at Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar at Disney Springs changed recently. We have the new menu on AllEars.net.

 

Tiffins Adds New "Taste of Tiffins" OptionTiffins Adds New "Taste of Tiffins" Option
July 07, 2016
Tiffins at Disney's Animal Kingdom has introduced a new item on its adult lunchtime menu. For just $28, you can try a "Taste of Tiffins," which includes a choice of two of the following, served with Jade Blend Rice: Flash-fried Icy Blue Mussels; Black-Eyed Pea Fritters; Crispy Yellowtail Snapper; Sustainable Seasonal Fish Crudo; 72-Hour Beef Short Rib; Salad of Roasted Baby Beets; Market Vegetable Curry; Marinated Grilled Octopus; Chermoula Rubbed Chicken; or Masa and Pulled Pork Tamale.

 

Cake Pre-Orders Now Accepted at Amorette's PatisserieCake Pre-Orders Now Accepted at Amorette's Patisserie
July 06, 2016
Amorette's Patisserie at Disney Springs is now accepting pre-orders for its petite cakes, dome cakes and Amorette's Signature Cake. Orders can be made by calling 407-934-3500 or stop by the patisserie to order in person at least three days in advance.

 

Tiffins Adds Lunch OptionTiffins Adds Lunch Option
July 05, 2016
Tiffins has added a less expensive lunch option

 

Candlelight Processional Packages Booking NOW!Candlelight Processional Packages Booking NOW!
June 30, 2016
Details for the 2016 Candlelight Processional at Epcot, the traditional telling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator with accompanying choir and orchestra, have been announced. A tentative list of narrators has been released, along with information about special Candlelight Processional Dining Packages.

 

Breakfast Now Served at La Cantina de San AngelBreakfast Now Served at La Cantina de San Angel
June 29, 2016
Now that neighboring Norway pavilion opens at 9 a.m. to accommodate all the Frozen-lovers, the Mexico pavilion in Epcot has followed suit. The pavilion opens at 9 a.m., with its quick-service La Cantina de San Angel open for breakfast.

 

Frontera Cocina Restaurant Opens in Town CenterFrontera Cocina Restaurant Opens in Town Center
June 29, 2016
Frontera Cocina, by Chef Rick Bayless, opened June 27 in Disney Springs. The restaurant features authentic Mexican specialties, such as hand-crafted tortas, tacos, salads, fresh-made guacamole and classic Mexican braised meat entrees, all prepared with natural, locally sourced ingredients. Frontera Cocina also will serve an extensive selection of margaritas, cocktails and craft beers and wine. Located in Town Center, the nearly 6,000-square-foot venue will seat 200 guests, and also features a take-out window. It is now taking reservations through OpenTable.com.

 

2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Details2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Details
June 27, 2016
Details for the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, which runs September 14 through November 14, 2016, were announced at a special Tables in Wonderland Sneak Preview on June 26. We have photos and all the information on our Food and Wine Festival pages here.

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         -- "Deminar" Details Released
         -- 2016 Food and Wine Festival Preview!
         -- Festival Preview Photos
         -- Cast of ABC's "The Chew" Returns October 5-7!

 

Flying Fish Renovation Shorter Than Previously AnnouncedFlying Fish Renovation Shorter Than Previously Announced
June 22, 2016
The renovation of Flying Fish on Disney's BoardWalk has changed its end date from September 30 to "through summer 2016.

 

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June 19, 2016
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