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Epcot’s Canadian Cheese Soup Recipe From Le Cellier

on September 12, 2020

Here’s my favorite Disney copycat recipe – the delicious Canadian cheese soup from Le Cellier in Epcot!

cup of canadian cheese soup with bread on a plate
I finally got around to photographing my version of Epcot’s beloved Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup today!

I’ve made this recipe MANY times over the years at but never got around to writing it down and taking pics for the blog.  Read more...

Easy Mickey Beignets Recipe

on August 28, 2020

How to make delicious Mickey beignets with a refrigerated biscuit dough at home!

plate of mickey beignets with powdered sugar

When a trip to Disney World isn’t possible, the next best thing is Mickey-shaped food. 

I used a can of biscuit dough and my little Mickey cookie cutter to whip up some beignets for my family. They devoured them and it’s safe to say everyone’s mood was lifted! Read more...

Best Hollywood Studios Quick Service Dining (& The Worst)

on October 4, 2019

lunch box tarts from woody's lunchbox

Wondering what Hollywood Studios quick service restaurants are the best options for your Disney vacation? 

In this post I’ll give you my picks for the best quick service Hollywood Studios dining and tell you where to avoid.

I’ve ranked all of the quick service (aka counter service) based on these factors:

  • Food quality
  • Menu options
  • Theming & atmosphere
  • Seating options

And while I wish there was more quality food to be found here, there are at least a few solid choices.  Read more...

Disney Magical Dining Month: 3-Course Meals for $35!

on July 20, 2019

Terralina Crafted Italian - Magical Dining Month Orlando

Visit Orlando and American Express are once again sponsoring Magical Dining Month in 2019!

This event is mostly known just by Orlando locals, but anyone visiting in September can take advantage of this way to save money at some of Disney World’s Signature Restaurants.

Here are the details:

  • From August 23rd through September 30th you can get a three-course fixed menu for $35 at select Orlando area restaurants.
Read more...

Best Magic Kingdom Quick Service Restaurants (And The Worst)

on June 12, 2019

fountain in front of cinderella castle in magic kingdom

A common question for first time (and returning) visitors to Disney World is: Where should I eat at Magic Kingdom??

I personally love to eat at quick service restaurants at Magic Kingdom to save money – the average entree costs around $12. I also love the flexibility of not being tied to a dining reservation (which is very important when visiting with little ones). Read more...

Be Our Guest Restaurant Review & Tips

on May 3, 2019

Outside entrance sign to Be Our Guest Restaurant

Magic Kingdom’s Be Our Guest restaurant is one of the most popular dining locations in all of Walt Disney World. Here’s my Be Our Guest restaurant review to help you decide if it’s a must-do on your Disney vacation!

Be Our Guest Restaurant Review: Basics

stained glass above the entrance to be our guest restaurant

Be Our Guest is located in Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom. Read more...

Columbia Harbor House Dining Review

on April 30, 2019

Columbia Harbor House sign outside of the restaurant

Columbia Harbor House is one of my favorite quick service dining locations in Magic Kingdom.

It is located at the intersection of Fantasyland and Liberty Square and serves sandwiches, seafood, and salads from 10:30 am until park closing.

Columbia Harbor House Menu with pictures

The menu is what I like best about Columbia Harbour House (though it also has a great location and nice theming). Read more...

Best Quick Service Epcot Restaurants (& The Worst)

on March 10, 2019

collage of photos including food, drinks, and the food court

Epcot has some of the best dining options of any of the Disney parks. That said, there are still some places to avoid and some that are outstanding!

I love quick service (aka counter service) at Disney because it’s much cheaper than table service meals and I’m not tied down to reservations during my trip. Read more...

The Best Animal Kingdom Quick Service Dining (And The Worst)

on January 21, 2019

rib meal and beer at flame tree barbecue - disney animal kingdom

I’m a big fan of quick service (aka counter service) dining at Disney World so it’s easy for me to pick my favorite Animal Kingdom quick service restaurants.

I love quick service dining because you don’t need a reservation and it’s MUCH more affordable than table service. And I think the quick service options at Animal Kingdom are the best of any of the four theme parks! Read more...

Disney Spring’s Terralina Crafted Italian Review!

on July 20, 2018

I had a chance to check out Terralina Crafted Italian, the newest restaurant in Disney Springs, earlier this month and am excited to share a review with you today!

If you ever went to Portobello in Downtown Disney, then you know right where Terralina is located because it is in the same location formerly occupied by Portobello. Read more...

Pecos Bill Review: Tall Tale Inn & Cafe

on April 30, 2018

Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe

One of my favorite ways to save money in the Disney World theme parks is to choose quick service (aka counter service) dining instead of table service. Many quick service restaurants are excellent, but some are disappointing.

Let’s check out one of the popular quick service locations in the Magic Kingdom in this dining review, which is the first installment in my Best of Disney World Quick Service Dining series! Read more...