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Even though it has been open for a few months now, the remodeled Portobello restaurant at Downtown Disney’s Pleasure Island has now launched its own updated website. The website features the story of the restaurant and their chef, as well as complete lunch and dinner menus and wine lists. The site can be found at portobellorestaurant.com and reservations can be made by calling (407) WDW-DINE.
Even though I strongly dislike the restaurant, I applaud the effort to keep the experience at the “Tutto Italia Ristorante” in the Italy pavilion at Epcot fresh with special dining events like this one: Carnevale di Venezia is February 23 to March 4 at Tutto Italia Ristorante at Epcot A special lunch and dinner menu will be available to guests featuring scrumptious Italian cuisine. During the celebration, guests can choose one of two pre-selected appetizers, entrees and desserts. Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. A special performance by “Viva Venezia” will occur each evening during dinner inside the restaurant – see weekly times guide for show times. The musical trio, [...]
After a few days of delay, Jose Castillo has finally provided us with pictures from the last day of his latest trip to the Walt Disney World Resort. Let’s take a look at some of his pics from Monday: The balloon window-clings have now reached the Walt Disney World buses “Follow that bus to the best kept Disney secret!!!”
WDWNT Videographer and Photographer Matt Paul just visited the Walt Disney World resort this past very busy weekend and has a number of newsworthy photos to share of his trip with us: The pavement at the very busy Transportation and Ticket Center could use some work “Celebrate Today!” banners greet you as you exit towards the Magic Kingdom
WDW News Today’s first Cast Member, Justin Heyman, is back from his latest trip to the Walt Disney World Resort and has provided us with a few photographs that will make up his first-ever WDWNT photo report: The entire Hall of Presidents facade is now under tarps, making this lengthy refurbishment n upgrade both inside and outside In Tomorrowland, some mystery structures have appeared on the north edge of the construction area for Stitch’s Supersonic Celebration
Robert Ashburn of Figment’s Media and FTN has provided us with another fantastic photo report, this time from the Magic Kingdom area with a full report on the park’s latest parade and some other smaller happenings. Let’s take a look: We’ll start this report with photos from the debut performance of the Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade at the Magic Kingdom. Since the pre-parade vehicle is now in the actual parade, a high school band acted in it’s place Disney was filming the first performance for some promotional footage The parade banner leads along with what was the pre-parade Grand Marshal vehicle
Avid WDWNT Network follower Jon Pleszewski has provided us with a fantastic photo update from around the Magic Kingdom park, so let’s take a look at some news items: The “Celebrate Today!” banner covers the famous train station plaque that the Year of a Million Dreams banner covered for many months The castle forecourt stage has been returned to it’s usual look, slightly freshened and ready for Dream Along with Mickey The walls are finally down around the Golden Oak Outpost in Frontierland, which is ready to open any day now The new seating area which will shrink the designated smoking area adjacent to it Construction of Stitch’s Supersonic Celebration continues in Tomorrowland Is it just me, or does it [...]
Tom Corless' 1/5-1/16 WDW Photo Report (Includes American Idol Experience and Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure Coverage)
I’ve finally returned from my 12 day excursion to the Walt Disney World with a ton of photos to share of the latest happenings around the vacation kingdom, including an in-depth look at the two biggest new attractions of 2009. With so much to see, let’s get started: These photos are not in chronological order, but are ordered by location, so let’s start in the Magic Kingdom.
It’s finally here!!! The Year of a Million Dreams has just ended after over 2 years and now Disney Parks wants to know “What Will You Celebrate?” in 2009. Here’s some of what we have to look forward to (even though WDWNT has reported most of this already): New immersive fun in theme parks Disney Parks’ initiative to create more immersive experiences continues in 2009 at Walt Disney World Resort with premieres in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Magic Kingdom. Here’s what’s in store: “The American Idol Experience” (Disney’s Hollywood Studios) – Starry-eyed Disney guests will get a taste of TV’s pop culture phenomenon – up close and personal – when Disney’s Hollywood Studios grand opens this “American Idol” attraction in mid-February. It’s [...]
Here are a few news items that have come up over the weekend: -In case you haven’t heard yet, the window for making Advance Dining Reservations for Walt Disney World table service locations has been set back to 90 days. It appears the days of calling up for reservations 6 months in advance are over and you may now have to time your calls at precisely at 90 days out if you hope to get seating at your favorite restaurant during your trip. It seems that this is in preparation for the system switching to online sometime in the very near future. -Space Mountain is currently expected to close for refurbishment in April 2009. We do not know the length of the [...]