Dining Review: Bigfire at Universal City Walk

Bigfire is the newest table service restaurant to open at Universal’s City Walk. The restaurant, which opened earlier this year, replaced Emeril’s Orlando after it closed back in July 2018. Bigfire describes itself as the following: Open fire cooking is center-stage, where elevated American fare like steaks and freshwater cuisine are given the fire-kissed treatment with pairings of different woods, flavoring your meal with smoky … Continue reading Dining Review: Bigfire at Universal City Walk

Restaurant Marrakesh Review

Restaurant Marrakesh is a table service restaurant located in the Morocco pavilion of World Showcase. The restaurant is at the way back of the pavilion and serves Moroccan and other Arabian dishes. We find it to be incredibly underrated! The Morocco pavilion was the first expansion of World Showcase, opening in 1984. The Moroccan ┬áKing Hassan II┬ásent his artisans to Florida to aide in the … Continue reading Restaurant Marrakesh Review

Review: Fantasmic Dining Package at Mama Melrose’s

We previously took a look at the Fantasmic Dining Package available at The Hollywood Brown Derby here. Today, we are going to look at a cheaper alternative to that package with a trip to Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano. Similar to Tony’s Town Square Restaurant at Magic Kingdom, Mama Melrose’s has a bit of a subpar reputation. While it’s nothing all that special, we think it … Continue reading Review: Fantasmic Dining Package at Mama Melrose’s

Ranking the Country Pavilions of World Showcase

World Showcase is one of our very favorite things in all of Walt Disney World. Even without the seemingly endless festivals, it’s just a joy to walk around and take in the various cultures from around the world. Just for fun, we’ve decided to do a little ranking of our the country pavilions from the one we spend the least time in, to our very … Continue reading Ranking the Country Pavilions of World Showcase

Review: The Wok Experience at Loew’s Royal Pacific Resort… Better Than Ohana?

So, apparently there are more reasons to visit Universal Orlando other than just donuts… who knew? The Wok Experience is a dinner option at the Islands Dining Room located at Loew’s Royal Pacific Resort. The Islands Dining Room is a casual but pleasant setting located on the ground floor near the pool at Royal Pacific. The resort as a whole is themed to the the … Continue reading Review: The Wok Experience at Loew’s Royal Pacific Resort… Better Than Ohana?

Review: Voo Doo Doughnuts at Universal City Walk

Today, we head over to Universal Orlando’s City Walk to take a look at what’s probably the most exciting aspect of the entire resort… quality donuts! Voodoo Doughnut is a shop that originated in Portland, Oregon known for it’s pink boxes and fun illustrations. The independantly owned company has opened 5 shops outside of Portland, one of which is at City Walk. The shop is … Continue reading Review: Voo Doo Doughnuts at Universal City Walk

Review: Chefs De France Pre Fixe Dinner

Chefs De France is a table service restaurant in located in the France pavilion of World Showcase. It is a cheaper, more casual alternative to the fantastic Monsieur Paul, which we previously reviewed here. The atmosphere of Chef De France is warm and welcoming. The restaurant is filled with a lovely yellow glow, especially at night. The decor is that of a fancy French bistro … Continue reading Review: Chefs De France Pre Fixe Dinner

Review: Cruella’s Halloween Hideaway at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Cruella’s Halloween Hideaway is an upcharge party, within Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. The event, which takes place from 9:30 pm – 12:30 am, is very similar to Tony’s Merriest Town Square Party at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. For $99 a person, you get hot & cold appetizers, unlimited cheap beer / wine, a Cruella meet & greet and a reserved prime viewing … Continue reading Review: Cruella’s Halloween Hideaway at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 2: Oga’s Cantina, Blue Milk, Space Cola, Docking Bay 7 and Ronto Roasters

We return to Batuu today to check out some of the food and beverage options around Galaxy’s Edge. I’ll also continue to throw in some random photos showcasing the incredible level of detail throughout the new land. Pretty much all of the dining / shopping spots are located within the Black Spire Outpost section of the land. This is the area controlled by the First … Continue reading Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 2: Oga’s Cantina, Blue Milk, Space Cola, Docking Bay 7 and Ronto Roasters

Review: Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood w/ Fireworks Viewing at Dahlia Lounge

We return to Disney’s Coronado Springs today to take a look at Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood; the new signature restaurant of Gran Destino Tower. We will also include a look at the adjacent Dahlia Lounge, which is essentially the bar area for the main restaurant. Both Toledo and Dahlia Lounge are located on the 16th (top) floor of the Tower. It’s obvious Disney … Continue reading Review: Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood w/ Fireworks Viewing at Dahlia Lounge