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Suggestions for Late-Night Snacks at Magic Kingdom Park

posted on May 23rd, 2015 by Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer


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We’re taking a late-night (or early-morning) snack break, and several locations are still open! The Plaza Restaurant is open till 3 a.m., offering their all-day menu. If you’re craving a sweet snack, Sleepy Hollow is still serving up the Nutella and Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich. If you’re in the mood for breakfast bites, try a Cinnamon Roll from Gaston’s Tavern or the Breakfast Platter at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café piled high with sizzling bacon, scrambled eggs and herb-crusted roasted red skin potatoes. Main Street Bakery, Plaza Ice Cream Parlor, Casey’s Corner and The Lunching Pad are all still open if you’re looking for a snack!

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Dinnertime at the French Market Restaurant in Disneyland Park

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator


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It’s dinnertime at Disneyland Resort, and I’ve caught up with Erin, Tyler and Shawn at French Market Restaurant in New Orleans Square. While the regular menu will be available until 11 p.m., the items we picked—Royal Street Chicken Caesar Salad, N’Awlins Salad, Creamy Corn Chowder, Slow-Roasted Louisiana Beef Stew and the Market French Dip—will continue to be served until 3 a.m.

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What’s for dessert? The Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Ice Cream Sandwich and Ice Cream Sundae (complete with souvenir kitchen sink—of course) from Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor and the S’mores Bar from Clarabelle’s Hand-Scooped Ice Cream!

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Cheers to Me! It’s Dinnertime at Magic Kingdom Park

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center


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Lots of guests visit one of our amazing restaurants at dinnertime when visiting a Disney Park, but there are lots of quick options to enjoy too. I decided to head over to Gaston’s Tavern for dinner.
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If there is one thing I like even more than a good turkey leg, it’s the pork shank. It’s seriously delicious. And I wasn’t leaving there without the help of a Lafou’s Brew to wash it down. (I told you I was all-in today!)

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You might think I was done eating for the day, but you’d be wrong. The pièce de résistance for my Coolest Summer Ever food marathon is diving into the Kitchen Sink sundae from the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor.

I wasn’t playing when I said ice cream was my favorite food. There is always room for ice cream. Always.

Thanks for reading along all day as I toured my taste buds around Magic Kingdom Park. I hope you enjoyed it as much as my stomach did.

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Lunching Across the Disneyland Resort

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator


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We received so many votes in our Disneyland Resort lunch poll, we couldn’t just choose one place to eat. We divided and conquered!

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Tyler with the Barbecue Pulled Pork and Slaw Cone From Cozy Cone Motel Michelle and Shawn with the Supernova Pizza Special and Mark V Dessert Waffle From Red Rockett’s Pizza Port

Erin chose the Pulled Pork Hot Dog from Hungry Bear Restaurant, while Tyler picked up Barbecue pulled pork and slaw cone from Cozy Cone Motel in Cars Land. Michelle and Shawn grabbed a quick bite at Red Rockett’s Pizza Port getting the Supernova Pizza Special and Mark V Dessert Waffle. And me? I couldn’t resist Mac and cheese pizza from Boardwalk Pasta & Pizza.

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No lunch is complete without dessert, so we all met up to enjoy the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Cupcakes! Guests are loving these tasty treats, each deliciously themed to the land you’ll find them in.

What are you eating today? Let us know in the comments below.

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Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Brings ‘Sweet’ Surprises

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Michelle Harker, Manager, Merchandise Marketing & Communications, Disneyland Resort


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Is there anything sweeter than the kickoff to the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration? In my case, yes! There are dazzling and delectable new confections debuting in the candy kitchens at the Disneyland Resort, and I have all the details!

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These stunning Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse apples are enrobed in caramel, dipped in chocolate and have been dusted in sparkling blue sanding sugar. With final touches of chocolate “gem” buttons and a diamond-shaped bow for Minnie Mouse, these two never looked so delicious.

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Of course, it wouldn’t be a celebration without some of our other fan favorites like the marshmallow wand, krispy treat and the ever-popular cake pops, all of which were inspired by the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration sparkling blue and silver tone theme. The candy makers didn’t stop there, so be sure to keep an eye out for a special Ear Hat Cake Pop featuring a commemorative “60” chocolate lay-on.

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We didn’t stop there ─ If you were hoping for something more nostalgic, you’re in luck! Chocolate-dipped caramel bars (with and without sea salt) will be available, along with the pecan roll and other delicious treats. Note: These items will only be available at Candy Palace in Disneyland park.

If you are planning to ‘sweeten’ your experience in the park today, visit Candy Palace in Disneyland park; Trolley Treats in Disney California Adventure park; and Marceline’s Confectionery in the Downtown Disney District!

What is topping your list of must have treats?

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Fueling Up for 24 Hours at the Disneyland Resort

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator


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It’s a beautiful morning at Disneyland Resort! I’m fueling up for 24 hours of Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration fun with 32 oz. of coffee in my souvenir travel mug and a Chocolate Mocha Funnel Cake from Stage Door Cafe. The mug is only available today—so if you like it, be sure to pick one up!

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With so many specialty items only available today, trying to decide where to eat is hard—so we’re letting you choose! Vote below to decide where we should eat lunch:


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It’s Snacktime: Finding Favorite Treats at Walt Disney World

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center


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There are just so many snack options when visiting a Disney Park that the tough part is figuring out just what to snack on. Here are a few of my favorites that are helping me keep my stamina while the Coolest Summer Ever keeps moving on here in Florida.

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You scream, I scream, we all scream for six ice creams!

Truth: ice cream is my treat. I would live off of it, if allowed. So when someone suggested eating one of everything from the ice cream cart, I’m game. Have you ever seen me look so happy as I do above? The Mickey Premium Bar continues to be my top pick!

Oh, ice cream not your thing? You want something salty?

Popcorn – you can’t go wrong with this choice at Walt Disney World. It’s the best popcorn on earth in my humble opinion.

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Maybe, a bit of sweet and sour is your game when it comes to picking a snack.

Goofy’s Candy Co.’s Mostly Sour Powder Candy is a fun treat. At the Confectionery on Main Street, U.S.A., I was able to create-my-own by picking my favorite flavors. This snack brings me back to childhood. I can’t even remember the last time I’ve enjoyed a snack like this.

I’ll be back one final time with some dinnertime selections. Yes, I’ll be hungry for dinner – no need to worry! In the meantime, tell us in the comments section what your favorite Disney Parks treat is!

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It’s Lunchtime at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center


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It’s lunchtime and I have a hankerin’ for a turkey leg. Don’t mind if I do! I even traveled to Frontierland just so I could snap a shot with my turkey leg while wearing a coonskin cap. It seemed so apropos.

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When I eat a meal, I often find myself craving something sweet (especially while visiting a Disney Park). This delicious churro sure did do the trick. Afterwards, I burned off some of those churro calories taking a tour of the Swiss Family Treehouse. So. Many. Stairs.

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I needed a beverage to go with my turkey leg and churro. So I stopped and got a Diet Coke in one of these awesome Orange Bird sippers from the Sunshine Tree Terrace. (I even took a breather after those Treehouse stairs to enjoy it.) Everything tastes better, I swear, when you’re sipping it from inside of one of these awesome beverage vessels!

I’ll be back again soon with some more snackin’ fun.

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Special Menu Items Available at The Lunching Pad at Magic Kingdom Park

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer


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Are you having fun kicking off the Coolest Summer Ever at Magic Kingdom Park? Why not take a break to refuel at The Lunching Pad. What’s on the menu? A specialty hot dog topped with pulled pork and slaw, refreshing watermelon lemonade and a crisped rice treat adorably shaped like a flip-flop.

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Enjoying 24 Hours of Snacks at Magic Kingdom Park

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center


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When they asked me to spend the day snacking my way around Magic Kingdom Park to kick off the Coolest Summer Ever at Walt Disney World Resort, I was honored. It is not every day you find yourself getting paid to eat delicious treats. I kicked off my morning with a trip to Starbucks on Main Street, U.S.A.

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I love starting my day with a Iced Skinny Vanilla Latte. Not only does it give me a morning boost, it’s delicious. Plus, it is super awesome that I can visit a Starbucks inside a Disney Park! After enjoying my coffee, I needed a snack to keep my energy going.

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As you may recall, I love food shaped like a character. And ‘oh boy’ did this Mickey Pretzel hit the spot. I enjoyed it as I relaxed on the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover and took a tour of Tomorrowland. Afterwards, I decided to quench my thirst.

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This blue slush from Storybook Circus not only was delicious, but turned my tongue a nice shade of blue. I took it all in as I cooled off near the Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak Station.

I’ll be back soon enough with some lunchtime food fun. Stay tuned!

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