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Walt Disney World News: New Mobile App Menu Ordering Options for Select Guests

Happy Thursday Hipsters! It’s time your Walt Disney World News!

Photo: Touring Plans

Photo: Touring Plans

Now through May 12, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be able to participate in Food & Beverage tests in which they will be able to place orders via a mobile app at Backlot Express and/or Fantasmic! Guests who have a FastPass+ selection and/or dining reservation at Disney’s Hollywood Studios during the test period will be eligible to participate.

NikkyJ

Copper River Salmon Back on Menus at Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Restaurants

If you’re a fan of true Alaskan salmon, then you’ll be happy to know that the Copper River Salmon has made its way back to the menus of the Artist Point at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, and Flying Fish Café at Disney’s Boardwalk area. The delicious and prized salmon is only available from mid-May to mid-June of 2015.

NikkyJ

Innoventions West Now Closed!

Photo: Disney Co.

Photo: Disney Co.

Innoventions West is now closed after reaching the end of their agreements with the exhibitors THINK presented by IBM, The Great Piggy Bank Adventure presented by T. Rowe Price and Where’s the Fire? presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance.

NikkyJ

May the 4th Be with You! Disney Star Wars Weekends Coming Soon.

Photo: Disney Co. May the 4th Be with You!

Photo: Disney Co.
May the 4th Be with You!

May the 4th Be with You!

What a great way to start the first official week of May. The electricity of the force is in the air as Disney and Star Wars fans begin to prepare for the Star Wars Weekends coming to Hollywood Studios May 15th-June 14th 2015.

NikkyJ

HIPSTER Drink of the Week: Toast with Grand Marnier

Happy Friday Hipsters!

It’s time to toast to another weekend! We’re doing something special by having a smooth glass of Grand Marnier complete with a delicious Chocolate Pyramid at Epcot’s Spice Road Table in Morocco.

Grand Marnier and Chocolate Pyramid at Spice Road Table Epcot

Grand Marnier and Chocolate Pyramid at Spice Road Table Epcot

NikkyJ

Time to Model in New Fort Wilderness T-Shirts

The always growing fans of the Fort Wilderness adventures will be happy to know that Disney will be releasing T-shirts inspired by Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort until May 3rd. The T-Shirts will also be inspired by the Campground itself and its long-running dinner show, the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue.

NikkyJ

Disney’s The BOATHOUSE Bringing Food Adventure Back!

Downtown Disney’s latest addition, The BOATHOUSE, has Disney foodie fans excited and raving about the new savory and watery adventures that have debut.

The BOATHOUSE immerses Guests inside and out with waterfront adventures including live music and a romantic Captain’s guided tours. The tours take restaurant Guests aboard The Venezia, a beautifully crafted 40-foot wooden Italian Water Taxi featuring champagne toasts and chocolate-covered strawberries.

NikkyJ

Mexican Marimba Trio to Perform Mondays and Tuesdays in World Showcase

New entertainment has been added to the Mexican Pavilion at Disney’s Epcot.

The Mexican Marimba Trio is the newest addition to the talented Mariachi Cobre! This group will showcase uniquely, prepared musical pieces centered around the marimba that celebrate the colorful, musical heritage of Mexico and the diverse influences on their music and culture.

NikkyJ

Frozen Summer Fun Premium Package Reservations Now Available

I know you guys are super excited to hear more Frozen news…please ignore my pleasantly, sarcastic tone.

Frozen Summer Fun!

Frozen Summer Fun!

Disney has just announced that reservations for the Frozen Summer Fun Premium Package are now available for dates starting June 17th to September 7th. As with most Disney events, the cost will be pretty much the cost of most American amusement parks.

NikkyJ
Spice Road Table Epcot World Showcase Pavilion with Mediterranean food.

Walt Disney World News: Allergy-Friendly Menus at Disney

Happy Sunday Hipsters! It’s time your Walt Disney World News!

Guests will be glad to know that Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts have begun offering new allergy-friendly menus in about 120 quick-service and table-service locations. The menus provide more options for guests with special dietary needs and requests. The new allergy-friendly menus provide allergen information for each menu item listed.

NikkyJ