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Wine Bar George introduces Weekend Brunch

Brunch. It’s that marvelous meal where you give your self permission to indulge just a bit more than you normally would, but it’s allowed because hey! it’s the weekend. For the last few years the Brunch tradition has been growing at some of Orlando’s most… Read More »Wine Bar George introduces Weekend Brunch

River Belle Terrace at Disneyland to end breakfast menu, switch to table-service

Another chapter in one of the original Disneyland dining locations is about to begin. The River Belle Terrace will stop serving breakfast and instead switch to a table-service location serving lunch and dinner in February. The new menu will include southern staples like barbecue and… Read More »River Belle Terrace at Disneyland to end breakfast menu, switch to table-service

Garden Grill to serve Breakfast and Lunch with character

Disney is adding some much needed character dining capacity to EPCOT by extending hours of the Garden Grill to include Breakfast and Lunch. The location is known for its freshly harvest vegetables and healthy entrees along with serving your favorites. Breakfast will be served family… Read More »Garden Grill to serve Breakfast and Lunch with character

Instapic: Cat Cora’s Kouzzina for Breakfast

from Instagram: Walt Disney World might be known as a people trap run by a mouse, but it also has a famous cat in residence. Cat Cora, celebrity chef, took over the culinary direction of Kouzzina a few years ago. I’ve heard good things about… Read More »Instapic: Cat Cora’s Kouzzina for Breakfast

Picking a Disneyland Character Meal

Last week I talked about the great character interaction you’ll find at Disneyland Resort, but by far the easiest way to meet characters is by going to a character meal where you’ll bypass the lines and have a much more relaxed experience. For research purposes (okay, I had a 5-year old with me), I tried out three of the five breakfasts available on property and I’m happy to report there wasn’t a bad meal in the bunch.

Storyteller’s Breakfast at the Grand Californian Hotel and Spa:

We did this first and I’m glad we didn’t let it scare us off from character dining at Disneyland Resort because it was, especially when compared to character meals at Disney World, pretty quiet and low-key. This is actually a good thing because your kids will probably find it easier to focus on their food without a ton of noise and activity. We met Rafiki, Terk, Meeko, Koda, Pluto and Dale, who came back to the table more than once. Since we went in early February, one of the slowest weeks of the year, the dining room was almost empty and the character interaction was top notch, even if my son didn’t recognize all of the characters.Read More »Picking a Disneyland Character Meal