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Dinner at Morimoto Asia, small plate style

Under the leadership of Chef Masaharu Morimoto and careful stewardship of executive chef Yuhi Fujinaga, Morimoto Asia has quickly become one of my favorite new destinations at Disney Springs. Fresh ingredients, amazing dishes, and great service in a beautiful setting add up to a wonderful… Read More »Dinner at Morimoto Asia, small plate style

Even More New Stores Announced for Disney Springs

We were at yesterday’s grand opening for Disney Springs’ new Town Center district and enjoyed touring the many new experiences. Disney’s team of Imagineers and trade craft workers really outdid themselves building a space that rivals any mall for its design and beauty. 23 retail… Read More »Even More New Stores Announced for Disney Springs

Columbia Harbor House Adds New Dinner Dishes

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The Columbia Harbor House is the place to go for seafood when you’re at the Magic Kingdom. They have the usual fare of fried fish and shrimp baskets and some wonderfully cooked grilled salmon. Also don’t forget the Tuna Sandwiches, one of my favorite lunch menu items in the park.

When we were at this year’s Mickey’s Not-So Scary Halloween Party we snuck in a quick meal at the Harbor House and were surprised to find a couple new items on the dinner menu.Read More »Columbia Harbor House Adds New Dinner Dishes

Beast's Rose in the west wing of Be Our Guest

Magical Transformation in the West Wing at Be Our Guest Restaurant

Beast's Rose in the west wing of Be Our Guest

Beast’s Rose in the west wing of Be Our Guest

Over the weekend a few guests were allowed in among the cast member previews of New Fantasyland and I managed to grab this video of the magical transformation that occurs in the mysterious West Wing of the Beauty & The Beast themed Be Our Guest restaurant. The time to pay attention is when a thunderstorm rolls in, first the rose drops a petal, then the prince’s portrait flashes to include the beast during a a bolt of lightning.

Sorry for the shakey bits there. Neither effect is all that special technology wise, but when placed within the room straight out of the movie, albeit set up for dining, the feeling is magical.

A few more photos of The West Wing below the jump:

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