A quick look at construction of a new restaurant coming to the Magic Kingdom. The old Verandah restaurant in Adventureland is finally getting the makeover it deserves. Although nothing official has been announced, the theme is believed to be that of a Jungle Cruise skipper… Read More »Magic Kingdom Adventureland Restaurant Construction Update – June 2015
Food offerings coming to Harambe Market in Africa Marketplace at Disney’s Animal Kingdom We already got a special preview, complete with Imagineering interview, of the new Africa Marketplace at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Now we get a look at the yummy new treats that will be… Read More »Food offerings coming to Harambe Market at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
There are already Starbucks locations at three of the four Disney World theme parks; Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Plus there are the two at Downtown Disney. We’re now just a few weeks away from the fourth location coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.… Read More »Starbucks at Disney Animal Kingdom Construction Update
Even though I don’t hang out in the swankiest bars, I am in the know enough to tell you that the Manhattan is making a comeback. It’s a simple drink, sort of the Martini of Whiskey drinks, and a good quality Rye Whiskey makes all… Read More »How to make Carthay Circle’s Manhattan cocktail
The Japan pavilion at EPCOT is a foodie paradise. From Sushi to Teppanyaki everyone will be able to find something they love. If you want a taste of Japan, but want it quick, your best option is Katsura Grill. Whether you’re dining inside or out,… Read More »New patio dining at Japan pavilion’s Katsura Grill
We were lucky enough to have a brief introduction to the Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto by the food and beverage team at Polynesian Village. We even had an appearance by the Tiki Goddess Uh-Oa! Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto is the latest addition to the newly… Read More »An Introduction to Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto at Disney’s Polynesian Village
File under: They must really need a drink. A couple Tiki Bar die-hards have actually been spotted waiting outside the future home of Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and Tiki Terrace inside the Polynesian Village Resort. Disney World just announced they’ll be waiting a bit longer as the official opening date is still not set. However, it’s expected to be sometime late-April with soft openings coming a bit sooner (tomorrow). Apparently, they’re waiting for the themed Tiki souvenir glassware to arrive.
According to Disney,
Founded by Adventureland’s famous “head” salesman, Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto has some similarities to the Anaheim original. But at Walt Disney World Resort, the magical theming reflects its new resort location. This enchanted South Seas hideaway welcomes guests to explore a menu of “magical tropical drinks and food,” and while this new version shares a few cocktails and small plates, Beverage Manager Brad Ward, Chef Lenny DeGeorge, and the Concept Development team have created new menu items just for the Walt Disney World Resort Trader Sam’s
Sounds great. I can’t wait to get inside either. I guess I’ll have to line up with everyone else. The good news is Disney did release a photo from inside the tiki bar and some shots of very delicious looking drinks and small-bites.
Coffee addicts rejoice. The Trolley Car Cafe officially opened to guests of Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Located on the right side of Hollywood Blvd after you enter the park, the new Starbucks location is very centrally located. From the outside the building looks like a former… Read More »Trolley Car Cafe Opens, adding Starbucks to 3rd Walt Disney World park