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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Jul 3, 2016

Jennifer Fickley-Baker

by , Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort

This week, we shared some exciting updates on new shopping and dining experiences at Disney Springs here at the Walt Disney World Resort. First up, Disney Parks Blog author Pam Brandon covered the opening of the new restaurant Frontera Cocina by Rick Bayless, the newest eatery to debut at Disney Springs.

Frontera Cocina by Chef Rick Bayless

This contemporary Mexican restaurant will offer dishes like Oaxacan Red Chile Chicken, Salsa Verde Shrimp Enchiladas Suizas and freshly made salsas and guacamole. Check out Pam’s original post for more details.

Levi’s Coming to Disney Springs Summer 2016

Next up, our resident Disney Springs expert, Darcy Clark, shared that several new tenants will set up shop here very soon, including Levi’s Store, Superdry, Sugarboo & Co., Shore, Columbia Sportswear, Coca-Cola Store Orlando, and more.

Here are some of the other stories we worked on this week.

All in the Details: Take an Imagineer Tour of Tiffins – Let Imagineer Joe Rohde take you on a video tour of the decor and theming of the new Tiffins restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Celebrate the Fourth of July with Special Entertainment at the Disneyland Resort, in the Community – If you are celebrating Independence Day at the Disneyland Resort, don’t miss out on special, all-American entertainment. More in Kevin Rafferty’s post.

Ten Amazing Innovations at Shanghai Disney Resort – Take a peek inside Shanghai Disney Resort, the most technologically advanced resort to date, in Erin Glover’s post.

Style Happens Here – Summertime at Disney Parks – Want to stay cool despite the hot summer temps at Disney Parks? Steven Miller has you covered.

Cool Eats for Warm Days at Disneyland Resort – Rachel Bshero shares her favorite light and refreshing meals and snacks at the Disneyland Resort.

Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced – Attention vacation planners. The first few names from the 2016 Candlelight Processional lineup have been released – and dining packages are now available for booking.