See Guests for more info on dining Solo or with groups. See Celebrations for Holiday Dining.
See Outside WDW for discussion of offsite restaurants

General

Major Episodes
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants

Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants

Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!)

Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World

Episode 1050 - Start with Apps (36:57-37:20) Lines

Episode 1024 - Disney Vets Bring 1st Timers to Walt Disney World (18:18-23:11)

Episode 1020 - Unofficial Guide Reader Survey Results with Len Testa (After 16:10)

Episode 997 - Hour 6 of 12-Hour Live Show for Give Kids the World - Underrated WDW Restaurants

Episode 993 - Name That Disney Restaurant Again

Episode 969 - Guess That Walt Disney World Restaurant

Episode 952 - Surviving Christmas Week at WDW (19:22-20:56)

Episode 900 - Never Been There, Not Done That (15:12-31:38)

Episode 870 - Random WDW Restaurant Menus

Episode 850 - IFTTT WDW-Style (Alternatives)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report

Episode 544 - Old Key West, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Family Fun-MENTIONED THROUGHOUT EPISODE

Episode 409: Goofy Challenge, Great Meals, and Driving

Episode 367: The Polynesian, Great Dining, and Family

Episode 348: AJ Wolfe from Disneyfoodblog.com

Episode 341: Our Top 3 ADR Choices Right Now

Episode 285: Our Last Meal and Attraction at WDW

Episode 250 - Mike’s Dining Adventures

Episode 243 - DVC, Wilderness Lodge, Pop Century, and Great Meals

Episode 226 - Disney Dining Considerations

Episode 220 - Restaurants That Surprised Us

Episode 218 - “Plussing” your Dining Experience

Episode 168 - Last Minute Dining Options

Episode 126 - Outdoor Dining at WDW

Episode 12: Sister and Brother Trip, MVMCP, Dining Options

Listener Questions
Episode 1247 - Listener Questions
-17:21 Sabrina seeks dinner suggestions at Disney and Universal with atmosphere being more important than food

Episode 1241 - Listener Questions
-37:39 Barbara from Massachusetts seeks dining options in the Epcot resort area. Pam mentions Big River Grille

Episode 1229 - Listener Questions
-19:23 Tim from Texas asks about horseback riding at Tri-Circle-D Ranch, transportation to Fort Wilderness, and dining recommendations
-26:58 Lauren from Texas seeks nighttime ADR suggestions for a party with a seven-year-old. Rikki suggests 50’s Primetime Café; Pam recommends the Fantasmic Dining Package

Episode 1223 - Listener Questions
-32:57 Katie from Pennsylvania asks if she should keep the Deluxe Dining Plan. Katie asks about character meals and decides between Monsieur Paul and Le Cellier for a date night

Episode 1220 - Listener Questions
-25:18 Scott asks how Pop Century's Food Court compares to that at Art of Animation

Episode 1214 - Listener Questions
-26:08 Caitlin from Pennsylvania asks if meal sharing is allowed on the Disney Dining Plan. Caitlin also ponders good restaurants following a Disney race

Episode 1196 - Listener Questions
-3:42 Theresa seeks a casual bar, lounge, or cafe within a boat or monorail ride of the parks that can accommodate a large group, possibly upwards of ten people

Episode 1181 - Listener Questions
-19:29 Melanie from Indiana seeks restaurants outside the parks that are suitable for a three-year old

Episode 1169 - Listener Questions
-40:43 Diane from New Jersey seeks good resort restaurants that do not require ADRs
-43:18 Tony and Lindsey ask for the best and worst Signature restaurants at Walt Disney World

Episode 1166 - Listener Questions
-15:59 Dave asks about getting an early breakfast ADR at Crystal Palace such that his eight-year old son can get a great first look at the Magic Kingdom. Dave also asks about the parade at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, particularly if the parade incorporates a lot of Frozen. Finally, Dave asks about lighting at Disney restaurants. The hosts discuss the effect of the Magic Kingdom's new park opening procedures on Crystal Palace ADRs

Episode 1160 - Listener Questions
-12:26 Josh from Louisiana seeks the best steak at a non-Signature restaurant at Walt Disney World. Rikki mentions Kona for lunch, and Pam suggests Olivia's

Episode 1157 - Listener Questions
-30:18 Brett seeks places to eat prior to the Wine and Dine races

Episode 1136 - Listener Questions
-19:43 Lucy asks about good Disney restaurants outside of the theme parks

Episode 1118 - Listener Questions
-5:28 Rebecca from the UK wonders whether she should eat at The Wave or at Roaring Fork on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Rebecca also seeks good restaurants near AbracadaBar to celebrate her boyfriend's birthday

Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-26:22 Matthew asks about eating an early meal at the Magic Kingdom before Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Episode 1021 - More Listener Questions
-17:56 Robert from Illinois asks about impressing his fiancee, a newbie to Walt Disney World. Restaurants and resorts are discussed

Episode 1019 - Listener Questions
-20:12 Matt from New York ruminates on Disney recipes

Episode 1016 - Listener Questions
-23:56 Pamela from Alabama seeks good restaurants for dinner outside the parks

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-28:12 Ariel asks for the hosts' opinions on her party's ADR choices and ponders good counter service restaurants at which to use dining credits

Episode 998 - Listener Questions
-16:47 Brittany from Illinois seeks the best Walt Disney World restaurants, especially brunch options. Pam discusses Narcoossee's. Mike wonders if Sanaa, Jiko, and Boma are too similar to do on the same trip
-26:03 Ashley from Ohio asks about touring and dining at Walt Disney World solo in April, during the Flower and Garden Festival

Episode 992 - Listener Questions
-41:06 Angie seeks economical dining options. Rikki mentions the Grand Floridian Cafe and the Plaza Restaurant

Episode 983 - Listener Questions
-33:57 Jennifer and Greg ask if merchandise coupons are still offered on receipts at quick service restaurants

Episode 977 - Listener Questions
-36:13 Michelle from the UK asks about visiting Walt Disney World with young children. FastPass Plus and dining are discussed

Episode 974 - Listener Questions
-20:04 Jeanine from the UK seeks vegetarian-friendly quick service restaurants in the parks and resorts for the Quick Service Dining Plan
-27:25 Diana from New Jersey ponders must-do restaurants for Disney newbies

Episode 968 - Listener Questions
-23:31 Matt from New Jersey asks about saving money on food at Walt Disney World with a large group
-38:05 Lucy seeks dining suggestions for Star Wars race weekend

Episode 944 - Listener Questions
-4:07 Paul from Ohio asks about doing Animal Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Lodge on the same day using Disney transportation or Uber. Paul wonders if he should go to Animal Kingdom Lodge in the evening after leaving Animal Kingdom or in the afternoon before returning to the park. Rivers of Light is discussed, as are dining options

Episode 908 - Listener Questions
-8:10 Christina ponders must-do restaurants, must-see resorts, and other special activities at Walt Disney World
-20:15 Paul from the UK ponders the best Walt Disney World race to run as a solo tourist, in addition to good dining options

Episode 902 - Listener Questions
-24:15 Simon from Scotland seeks good American experiences, especially food options, for his Orlando vacation

Episode 893 - Listener Questions
-19:27 Courtney from Kentucky ponders the best park to visit on New Years Eve and the best restaurant for a first-time guest with two children

Episode 884 - Listener Questions
-12:29 Jeff ponders good restaurants for a nine-person party at Walt Disney World

Episode 866 - Listener Questions
-6:36 Peter from Massachusetts discusses undesirable tables at Disney restaurants and ponders seating for a couple at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant

Episode 842 - Listener Questions
-14:57 Christopher from New York suggests paying for valet parking at the Contemporary Resort if you plan to eat both lunch and dinner at that resort and tour the Magic Kingdom in between the meals. Christopher also discusses transportation between the Contemporary and the Magic Kingdom. Pam offers a contrary opinion

Episode 820 - Listener Questions
-3:58 Diane from Pennsylvania asks if she can apply her Annual Pass discount to a second hotel room. Diane also ponders must dos at WDW for a three-day trip with a large group without Park Hopper tickets. Finally, Diane seeks dining suggestions.

Episode 789 - More Listener Questions
-20:56 Rachel from New York seeks the best counter service restaurant at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Pam mentions the Brown Derby Lounge

Episode 782 - Listener Questions
-22:36 Matthew from South Carolina asks if his eight-person party should book adjoining rooms at Port Orleans Riverside. He also asks about room reservation protocol when different members of an overall party are on different reservations. Finally, he asks about dining when members of the same party have different packages

Episode 779 - Listener Questions
-18:37 Brett seeks restaurant recommendations for a 17-person party

Episode 773 - Listener Questions
-21:04 Steve asks the hosts to name their favorite ride, restaurant, and show at WDW. He also suggests a series of shows about the individual World Showcase pavilions. Episode 669 focused on the Canada Pavilion

Episode 750 - Even More Listener Questions
-10:35 Krista from Virginia ponders the best restaurants for a race weekend

Episode 650 - Listener Questions
-8:03 Tim ponders Disney's best non-seafood restaurants that are also a good value. Pam discusses The Wave, and Debbie brings up Starring Rolls Cafe

Episode 557 - Listener Questions
-14:08 jenmichigan asks the hosts for their top ADR choice

Episode 542 - Listener Questions
-12:29 Jean asks for the best table-service meal and the best counter-service meal at WDW in the hosts' opinion

ADRs

Major Episodes
Episode 1236 - Too Much Planning for WDW?

Episode 1024 - Disney Vets Bring 1st Timers to Walt Disney World (18:18-23:11) No ADRs

Episode 964 - Mother/Daughter 10-Day Pop Century Resort Trip (16:50-19:59)

Episode 955 - Summer Split Stay at Art of Animation and Wilderness Lodge (9:13-11:35)

Episode 952 - Surviving Christmas Week at WDW (19:22-20:56)

Episode 877 - Bay Lake Tower, Anniversary and First-timers Celebration (14:41-18:13)

Episode 855 - Even More Tough Disney Choices (16:19-22:54)

Episode 850 - IFTTT WDW-Style (Alternatives)

Episode 829 - A Very Grand Gathering to Celebrate Retirement (6:36-7:27) Cancelling ADR for large group

Episode 822 - Arcades, ADRs, and Efficiency (6:15-19:48) Counter service, esp. Be Our Guest lunch

Episode 703 - Contemporary Resort, First runDisney Experience, & Family (38:40-40:46) Arriving early for ADR

Episode 682 - Toddler’s First Trip to Port Orleans - French Quarter (32:58-35:58) Changing ADR at the last minute

Episode 341: Our Top 3 ADR Choices Right Now

Episode 168 - Last Minute Dining Options

Listener Questions
Episode 1232 - Listener Questions
-14:06 Chris from Pennsylvania asks if ADRs, especially for character meals, have become more difficult to obtain lately

Episode 1226 - Listener Questions
-17:18 Tina from Connecticut asks if she must exchange an Annual Pass voucher for the actual Pass before being able to receive restaurant discounts. Tina also asks if she can make such an exchange at her resort concierge. Pam recommends not making an ADR for so soon after her flight arrives

Episode 1217 - Listener Questions
-11:01 Lauren from Texas asks about stretching out an early ADR at Rose and Crown such as to view Illuminations

Episode 1208 - Listener Questions
-15:01 Mike from Massachusetts ponders ADRs for a seven-day trip

Episode 1202 - Listener Questions
-11:30 Amelia from Ohio asks if the ADR no-show charge is implemented when only part of the reserved party shows up for the meal and whether Disney restaurants will sit a partial party when other members plan to arrive later

Episode 1193 - Listener Questions
-18:44 Kim from North Carolina asks how FastPass Plus reservations and ADRs are affected when a member of a party cancels his vacation

Episode 1172 - Listener Questions
-32:19 Summer from Ohio asks if she can make ADRs 190 days prior to a Room Only reservation at a Disney resort

Episode 1169 - Listener Questions
-40:43 Diane from New Jersey seeks good resort restaurants that do not require ADRs

Episode 1148 - Listener Questions
-14:49 Jennifer asks how early she can be admitted to the Magic Kingdom for an 8:30 breakfast ADR at Be Our Guest Restaurant. Jennifer also asks if Disney resort transportation will get her to the park in time for her ADR

Episode 1145 - Listener Questions
-7:34 Hally from North Carolina asks if a Disney Dining Plan will carry over to the second portion of a split-resort stay. Obtaining the Disney Dining Plan as an Annual Pass holder is discussed. Hally also asks how a split-resort stay will affect her ability to make ADRs and FastPass Plus reservations

Episode 1142 - Listener Questions
-21:40 Nathan asks if the Be Our Guest Restaurant will seat him prior to his 8:40 AM ADR. Nathan also asks if he will be charged a Disney Dining Plan credit or the usual $10 fee if he skips the ADR while on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1139 - Listener Questions
-6:11 Jamie asks about dining at Walt Disney World without an ADR, Jamie specifically asks if she can eat at the California Grill bar without an ADR. Lounges are discussed

Episode 1133 - Listener Questions
-21:48 Kris from Illinois asks about informing Disney resorts and restaurants about a wedding anniversary

Episode 1130 - Listener Questions
-29:46 Kerry from New Hampshire decides among staying at Art of Animation, Port Orleans, or doing a split-stay between Pop Century and Animal Kingdom with her husband and two-year old daughter. Kerry also asks about making ADRs and purchasing Memory Maker in conjunction with a party on a different package

Episode 1127 - Listener Questions
-4:01 Keith from the UK asks about planning for Marathon Weekend 2018, including the dates of the races, the feasibility of staying at a rental house while also running, the general occupancy of these rental houses, the feasibility of reserving outdoor seating at Rose and Crown to see Illuminations with a large group, packages for visitors from the UK, the value of buying an Annual Pass or Tables in Wonderland, and general tips on traveling with a large group

Episode 1109 - Listener Questions
-25:48 Natalie asks if she should drop an ADR at Sci-Fi Dine In Theater, Whispering Canyon Cafe, 1900 Park Fare, Garden Grill, or Ohana.

Episode 1106 - Listener Questions
-7:30 Erin from New York shares tips for dealing with anxiety at Walt Disney World. Breakfast ADRs and the Disability Access Card are discussed

Episode 1100 - Listener Questions
-20:59 Ashley from Georgia asks about staying at Port Orleans Riverside on New Year's Eve and whether she can visit the Grand Floridian or Polynesian on New Year's Eve without an ADR
-32:11 James asks if he can leave his car at the Contemporary after breakfast at The Wave on New Year's Eve while his party tours the Magic Kingdom

Episode 1097 - Listener Questions
-33:58 Rachel from Texas asks about dining solo at Flying Fish or Beaches & Cream without ADRs

Episode 1082 - #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-12:31 James from Indiana wonders when the Magic Kingdom usually closes for capacity on New Year's Eve. James also asks about touring on New Year's Eve, including making ADRs and FastPass Plus reservations

Episode 1079 - Listener Questions
-29:34 Jason asks about dining at Disney Springs without ADRs

Episode 1055 - Listener Questions
-13:04 Sam decides between Trader Sam's, Grand Floridian Tea, or taking a tour during Marathon Weekend, where he will run the Dopey. Sam also asks about using a travel agent to make ADRs or FastPass Plus reservations

Episode 1046 - Listener Questions
-16:27 Tim shares a trip report, including the Caribbean Beach Resort, touring with an infant and a grandparent, changing an ADR, and creating a scavenger hunt for his wife

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-31:34 Stacy asks how the Wine and Dine Half-Marathon will affect crowds, especially in terms of arriving at the Magic Kingdom for a breakfast ADR at the Be Our Guest Restaurant

Episode 1028 - Listener Questions
-23:21 Tara asks why there are few ADR options available to her

Episode 1025 - Listener Questions
-6:12 Julia asks about transferring an ADR via connected My Magic Plus accounts
-27:35 Holly asks about booking ADRs for a group of about 50 people

Episode 1019 - Listener Questions
-26:39 Stephanie from Massachusetts asks about making ADRs for New Year's Eve

Episode 1016 - Listener Questions
-13:25 Tarren from South Carolina recommends making late ADRs for breakfast at Tusker House such as to also encounter fresh lunch offerings

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-4:46 Susie from Texas talks about sharing breakfast at Be Our Guest Restaurant. Susie asks how early her party will be admitted to the Magic Kingdom for an 8:30 AM ADR and whether the Magic Kingdom's official opening time that morning is likely to change
-9:46 Maria from Pennsylvania seeks an optimal breakfast time for Tusker House and Crystal Palace, and asks whether lingering for lunch offerings during a late breakfast ADR is frowned upon

Episode 1001 - Listener Questions
-4:24 Heather from New Hampshire recollects her journey using Disney transportation from Art of Animation to the Magic Kingdom over Princess Marathon Weekend for an early breakfast ADR at Be Our Guest Restaurant

Episode 995 - Listener Questions
-32:30 Vikki from the UK asks if spontaneous touring and dining is still possible at Walt Disney World

Episode 986 - Listener Questions
-29:31 Coleen, who is planning an anniversary trip for her parents, asks about the accuracy of the sample menus for Victoria and Albert's on the My Disney Experience App. Coleen also asks about making an ADR for Victoria and Albert's, potentially hiding this ADR from My Disney Experience, and prepaying for the meal

Episode 968 - Listener Questions
-32:47 Keith asks about transportation to the Magic Kingdom for an ADR prior to park opening

Episode 958 - Bonus Listener Questions
-17:43 Missy from Georgia wonders if multiple ADRs, totaling 11 people, can realistically be merged at Cinderella's Royal Table
-19:34 Christy asks if her party can plausibly obtain a water view table during an 8 PM ADR at Spice Road Table. Christy also asks if such tables provide adequate views of Illuminations. Finally, Christy ponders crowds over Martin Luther King Day weekend

Episode 941 - Listener Questions
-21:10 Connor from North Dakota asks about lunch and dinner at Tusker House. Connor also asks about Ohana, Trader Sam's, and his ADRs in general. Finally, Connor ponders a final ADR for a twenty-one year old couple on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 935 - Listener Questions
-5:08 Megan from Georgia asks about utilizing the Disney Dining Plan when no restaurants are available. Megan also asks about third parties making Disney dining reservations merely to sell them for a fee. Debbie talks about making ADRs as a local
-14:04 Jill from Wisconsin asks about adding a three-year old to a four-person ADR at 50's Prime Time Cafe upon arriving at the restaurant
-16:14 Madeline from Michigan asks if Disney Dining Buddy is a good service for obtaining an ADR at Be Our Guest Restaurant

Episode 914 - Listener Questions
-5:52 Kristen from West Virginia asks if she should utilize her FastPass Plus for meeting Anna and Elsa or attend her ADR at Ohana, as she inadvertently overlapped the two options. Kristen also wonders if she can arrive late for the ADR

Episode 890 - Listener Questions
-10:39 Richard asks about showing up several hours early for an 'Ohana ADR in hopes of getting seated earlier

Episode 884 - Listener Questions
-25:53 Rick asks if Magical Express can drop his party off at a resort other than where he is staying, because of an ADR. Mike talks about ADR protocol and the Uber car service

Episode 875 - Listener Questions
-29:36 Shannon from Kansas asks about making ADRs for House of Blues

Episode 832 - Listener Questions
-18:47 Josh from Missouri asks about bus transportation to the parks for an 8:10 AM ADR

Episode 824 - Listener Questions
-5:14 Brian ponders crowds at the other parks if the Magic Kingdom again hosts a 24-hour event on Memorial Day. He also wonders how he should schedule an 'Ohana breakfast ADR around a possible event.

Episode 820 - Listener Questions
-27:35 Stephanie asks about admission protocol for lunch at Be Our Guest Restaurant. Rikki discusses upcoming changes to the process

Episode 815 - Listener Questions
-6:34 Rene asks if she can leave her car at the Contemporary all day if she has a 7:30 AM breakfast ADR at Chef Mickey's and a dinner ADR at The Wave. She also wonders if the monorail will be running prior to her Chef Mickey's ADR if she has to park at the TTC

Episode 812 - Listener Questions
-11:48; 19:22 Mallory from Washington D.C. wonders if she can punctually attend an 8 AM ADR at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall following the Princess 5K race. She also asks if she can make a 9:20 AM ADR at Crystal Palace after the Princess 10K
-26:58 Jenny asks about transportation to an 8 AM ADR at Trail's End

Episode 803 - Listener Questions
-19:22 Teren from South Carolina says her party was able to get free valet parking at the Grand Floridian for an ADR at Victoria and Albert's with no time restriction

Episode 794 - Listener Questions
-22:27 Wenonah ponders the odds of obtaining a parking spot at the Polynesian around 5:00 for an ADR at 'Ohana. She also asks about the path between the Polynesian and the TTC

Episode 791 - Listener Questions
-10:01 William asks if a park hopper ticket is required to attend an ADR at a second park
-15:26 Brandy from Oklahoma asks about attempting walk-up dining as a solo traveler. Mike recommends lounges

Episode 773 - Listener Questions
-14:52 Wendy from Canada ponders a good time to make her first FastPass Plus reservation and/or ADR with her flight arriving mid-morning

Episode 748 - Listener Questions
-11:06 Aisha from Alabama asks if off-site guests can make ADRs 180 days in advance

Episode 740 - Listener Questions
-22:37 Amy asks about crowds and park closures on New Year's Eve, especially concerning an evening ADR at the Magic Kingdom

Episode 722 - Listener Questions
-18:20 Jessica asks if switching resorts in the middle of her trip will cause problems with the extended ADR window for Disney resort guests

Episode 689 - Listener Questions
-10:17 Paul from New Jersey asks about scheduling FastPass Plus reservations around ADRs, especially in the evening

Episode 680 - Listener Questions
-7:35 Kelly from Missouri asks if she can realistically wait to make Be Our Guest Restaurant dinner reservations for September until Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party dates are announced

Episode 665 - Listener Questions
-17:37 Julie discusses the changes to the Guest Assistance Card, and table service restaurant ADR cancellation penalties, especially in regards to touring with children on the autism spectrum

Episode 656 - Listener Questions
-14:14 Scott from New York shares how his experience with making an ADR for Beaches and Cream on the My Disney Experience App differed from doing so on the main Disney dining website.

Episode 608 - Listener Questions
-3:47 Amanda from Kentucky asks for good walk-up restaurant suggestions for a September trip. The panel discusses the importance of making ADRs, as well as the new ADR-cancellation policy

Episode 578 - Listener Questions
-6:07 Justine asks what the earliest dinner reservation time for Be Our Guest Restaurant is. She also asks if she should make the reservation online or via telephone for the best chance at securing her preferred time.

Episode 539 - Listener Questions
-6:09 Justine from Pennsylvania asks getting breakfast ADRs at Akershus for a large group. She also asks if Tables in Wonderland can be applied.

Episode 529 - Listener Questions
-12:40 Ms. Wolfe from Texas asks if people will ever give up making ADRs and embrace counter service meals and food courts instead

Allergies

Major Episodes
Episode 1195 - Saratoga Springs, Fort Wilderness, and Coronado Springs All-In-One (7:34-8:11) Gluten

Episode 1051 - Party of 8 at Grand Floridian Villas Who Awaken Summer (25:11-25:50)

Episode 865 - Boardwalk Inn, Cabins at Fort Wilderness & Flower and Garden Festival (9:55-11:24)

Episode 616 - Honeymoon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Club-Level (16:39-17:48)

Episode 519 - Speaking Other Languages at WDW (15:25-21:00)

Listener Questions
Episode 1247 - Listener Questions
-27:50 Sherry asks about dining with a banana allergy at Walt Disney World, especially in regards to the bread pudding at 'Ohana

Episode 906 - More Listener Questions
-19:08 Denise from Louisiana talks about dealing with a food allergy at Walt Disney World. Rikki mentions a new development

Episode 668 - Listener Questions
-11:53 Craig from Minnesota asks if Disney Cruise Line restaurants can accommodate his dietary needs

See Also: Guests and Trip Planning for related information

Beverages

Major Episodes
Episode 1206 - Experiencing the Best of World Showcase (After 36:19)

Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (After 36:40) Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar

Episode 1152 - Summer 2017 at Walt Disney World (18:28-19:17) Pongu Pongu

Episode 1113 - Wrapping Up 2016 at Walt Disney World (25:56-26:48) AbracadaBar

Episode 1068 - Would You Rather? (6:32-11:48) Trader Sam's and Nomad Lounge

Episode 1065 - 21 with Hanna and Paige (37:52-38:34) Trader Sam's

Episode 1047 - AbracadaBar, Coca-Cola Store, and More! (9:10-21:47; 24:50-31:53) AbracadaBar and World of Coca-Cola

Episode 1039 - Cool Off with a Christmas Season Trip Report in July (After 32:14) Trader Sam's

Episode 1033 - Disney Springs Dining Reviews with Chef Todd (5:22-8:34) Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar

Episode 1008 - Awaken Summer at Walt Disney World (11:27-12:47) Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar

Episode 1002 - Quantifiable Walt Disney World (20:35-24:43) Soft Drinks

Episode 993 - Name That Disney Restaurant Again (After 37:25) Trader Sam's

Episode 951 - Skipper Canteen, Let’s Do Brunch, and Memories Get Cheaper (After 30:47) Thirsty River Bar and Trek Snacks

Episode 918 - Welcome Disney Springs and Jock Lindsey (8:37-22:51)

Episode 904 - Hour 2 of 2015 12-Hour Live Show with Deb Wills (3:58-11:23) Trader Sam's

Episode 897 - Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

Episode 849 - Disney Tech Best Practices 2015 (16:30-17:40; 18:30-19:58)

Listener Questions
Episode 1238 - Listener Questions
-34:46 Scott from Michigan asks about TSA candy protocol with pre-check at Orlando International Airport. Scott also asks if Disney's Starbucks locations sell specialty coffee mugs

Episode 1217 - Listener Questions
-5:51 Frank discusses the beer selection, service, and ambiance at the Big River Grille and Brewing Works at the Boardwalk

Episode 1214 - Listener Questions
-4:18 Nick from Ohio ponders anniversary activities at Disney Springs. Amphicars and bars are discussed

Episode 1211 - Listener Questions
-26:29 Colleen from Massachusetts asks about celebrating a 21st birthday at Trader Sam's, especially drink and souvenir glass recommendations. PizzeRizzo and Disney's Hollywood Studios' lounges are mentioned

Episode 1196 - Listener Questions
-3:42 Theresa seeks a casual bar, lounge, or cafe within a boat or monorail ride of the parks that can accommodate a large group, possibly upwards of ten people

Episode 1193 - Listener Questions
-10:06 Ashley from New Jersey asks about the usual wait at Trader Sam's opening time

Episode 1190 - Listener Questions
-16:45 Brenda asks if the Deluxe Dining Plan distinguishes between adult and child credits. The panel discusses the addition of alcoholic and specialty beverages to the 2018 Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1139 - Listener Questions
-9:23 Mark from Missouri asks if refillable mugs purchased prior to the enactment of time restrictions can still be used for drink refills at Walt Disney World

Episode 1133 - Listener Questions
-27:48 Paul ponders the best coffee at Walt Disney World

Episode 1130 - Listener Questions
-5:14 Ashley from Arkansas ponders ways to celebrate a 21st birthday at Walt Disney World and seeks ways to introduce first-time visitors to the resort. Trader Sam's and Splitsville are mentioned

Episode 1094 - Listener Questions
-33:16 Brianna asks about RunDisney and drinking around the world at Epcot

Episode 1083 - More #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-5:28 Brian asks the hosts how much they would pay for a souvenir drink mug

Episode 1082 - #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-7:30 Jenny Lee from Texas ponders the average wait time at Trader Sam's. Jenny Lee also asks about other lounges at the monorail loop hotels

Episode 1076 - Listener Questions
-31:58 Tanya from Texas seeks pineapple beverages for children at Walt Disney World

Episode 1055 - Listener Questions
-13:04 Sam decides between Trader Sam's, Grand Floridian Tea, or taking a tour during Marathon Weekend, where he will run the Dopey. Sam also asks about using a travel agent to make ADRs or FastPass Plus reservations

Episode 1021 - More Listener Questions
-13:18 Amber from Mississippi ponders blended drinks at Walt Disney World

Episode 968 - Listener Questions
-14:18 Matt from New Jersey asks about having a Bachelor Party at Walt Disney World. Matt specifically asks about accommodations for six people during the winter at a Fort Wilderness Cabin. Pam suggests family suites at Art of Animation and All Star Music. Bars are discussed

Episode 941 - Listener Questions
-21:10 Connor from North Dakota asks about lunch and dinner at Tusker House. Connor also asks about Ohana, Trader Sam's, and his ADRs in general. Finally, Connor ponders a final ADR for a twenty-one year old couple on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 929 - Listener Questions
-26:28 Darren shares a tip on Trader Sam's

Episode 902 - Listener Questions
-3:34 Jeff from Ohio wonders when the Morimoto Asia restaurant will open at Downtown Disney and if it will participate in the Disney Dining Plan. Jeff also wonders when Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar will open at Downtown Disney

Episode 881 - Listener Questions
-10:50 Erin from New York ponders the best non-alcoholic drink in each World Showcase pavilion, as well as in the other parks

Episode 836 - Listener Questions
-15:35 Sue from Pennsylvania asks if a resort concierge can schedule the bonus fourth FastPass Plus if a party takes an afternoon break after utilizing the first three FastPass Plusses. Sue also wonders if Disney sells cases of bottled water in its gift shops; Pam recommends Garden Grocer

Episode 812 - Listener Questions
-22:38 Jenny asks if Cherry Coke is available at WDW

Episode 761 - Listener Questions
-5:04 Michelle asks if Cherry Coke is offered at WDW. Mike and Rikki say it's offered at All Star Sports and All Star Movies

Episode 704 - Listener Questions
-16:15 Riley from Canada asks if Cherry Coke is available at either Caribbean Beach or Pop Century. Mike thinks it's available at All Star Sports

Episode 686 - Listener Questions
-19:05 Adrian from Mexico asks about snack and drink options at Counter Service locations and food courts
-28:43 Alyssa asks about the smoothies served at Auntie Gravity's Galactic Goodies and the KRNR Station. She also asks about obtaining healthy food options at WDW

See Also: "Refillable Mugs" below

Cake

See Celebrations for ordering special cakes

Character Meals Generally

Major Episodes
Episode 1248 - What Would You Bring Back? (30:42-33:21)

Episode 1132 - Grand Floridian Club Level, Character Meals and a Hurricane (19:21-21:23)

Episode 841 - 3 Princesses Experience Walt Disney World (25:41-28:35)

Episode 784 - Pop Century, Disney Dining Plan, October 2014 (30:50-33:45)

Episode 504: Crystal Palace

Episode 154 - Character Dining

Listener Questions
Episode 1235 - Listener Questions
-21:57 Megan asks about taking pictures with characters at 1900 Park Fare breakfast without Memory Maker

Episode 1232 - Listener Questions
-14:06 Chris from Pennsylvania asks if ADRs, especially for character meals, have become more difficult to obtain lately

Episode 1223 - Listener Questions
-32:57 Katie from Pennsylvania asks if she should keep the Deluxe Dining Plan. Katie asks about character meals and decides between Monsieur Paul and Le Cellier for a date night

Episode 1214 - Listener Questions
-9:50 Missy from Pennsylvania asks if characters no longer sign autograph books at Crystal Palace and/or other Disney character meals

Episode 1199 - Listener Questions
-21:17 Laura from Massachusetts asks if she should get the Dining Plan with children who are interested in character meals but who are more adventurous eaters

Episode 1148 - Listener Questions
-33:41 Mel seeks fun character meals for a two-year old girl. Mike mentions Garden Grill, and Pam mentions Trattoria al Forno and Akershus

Episode 1083 - More #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-38:35 Christie ponders the best character meal for a 13-year old girl who is not into princesses. Pam and Rikki mention 1900 Park Fare

Episode 980 - Listener Questions
-5:04 Mark from Scotland ponders evening activities at Walt Disney World for a thirtieth birthday celebration with three other adults. Mark also asks about character breakfasts in the Magic Kingdom area. Finally, Mark wonders if Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party could be fun for adults who have experienced Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

Episode 748 - Listener Questions
-12:17 Aisha from Alabama ponders good restaurants for lunch at WDW, as well as good character breakfasts

Episode 740 - Listener Questions
-10:52 Angie from Ohio asks about the Garden Grill and character meals for first-time visitors

Episode 734 - Listener Questions
-1:54 Listener Mike shares his experience with the Memory Maker photo package. Mike and Rikki discuss changes with photo package protocol at character meals

Episode 710 - Listener Questions
-17:37 Angie from Ohio ponders good one-credit table service restaurants in a resort. Rikki mentions some character meals.

Episode 698 - Listener Questions
-7:40 Justine ponders good character meals for a large group of 5-8 year old girls and their parents. She also asks if All Star Music will be receiving a food court renovation in the near future. Mike recommends Crystal Palace for the character meal

Episode 695 - Listener Questions
-4:09 Mary Jo from Tennessee asks about FastPass Plus options and protocol for special Star Wars Weekend events, especially celebrity autograph sessions. Mike mentions Star Wars-themed character meals will be offered this year
-15:54 Angie from Ohio asks about the Disney Dining Plan, including good restaurants for value on the plan. The panel especially suggests character meals

Episode 665 - Listener Questions
-12:01 Holly from Texas ponders good character meals for infants. Pam recommends getting an ADR for a non-peak meal time

Children's Menus

Major Episodes
Episode 1024 - Disney Vets Bring 1st Timers to Walt Disney World (29:37-30:21)

Listener Questions
Episode 1178 - Listener Questions
-17:05 Amy from Connecticut asks about eating at the Brown Derby Lounge with a nine-person party. Amy also asks if the children can order from the Hollywood Brown Derby's kid's menu at the lounge

Episode 1151 - Listener Questions
-9:11 Missy from Indiana asks if a Dining Plan is worth it for a group that includes an 11-year old, who is considered an adult by Disney but would prefer to eat off the kids' menu

Episode 1139 - Listener Questions
-20:22 A listener from New York asks if Restaurant Marrakesh and Biergarten are child friendly

Episode 995 - Listener Questions
-8:43 Tim from Missouri asks about the homogeneity of Walt Disney World's kids' menus. Pam discusses a Disney Dining Plan loophole

Episode 801 - Listener Questions
-12:59 Maura asks if a 10-year old can order from the kids' menu at a table service restaurant when the party is not on the Disney Dining Plan

Delivery

Major Episodes
Episode 1147 - Boardwalk 2 Bedroom Villa in August (14:52-20:16)

Episode 1038 - 5 New Things from Mike’s Walt Disney World Vacation (16:44-20:38) Amazon Prime and Amazon Pantry

Episode 844 - Bay Lake Towers for Summer Fun (12:41-13:59) Garden Grocer

Listener Questions
Episode 1247 - Listener Questions
-6:51 Kristen from Colorado asks about general tipping recommendations for Lyft, Uber, and grocery delivery services

Episode 1238 - Listener Questions
-31:01 Jeffrey from Pennsylvania asks about Disney's new pet-friendly resort policy and whether Amazon will deliver directly to Fort Wilderness Cabins. Jeffrey also asks about renting a golf cart at Fort Wilderness

Episode 1202 - Listener Questions
-14:07 Amelia from Ohio asks about Amazon delivery protocol at Disney resorts

Episode 1187 - Listener Questions
-26:29 Earl asks about using Amazon Prime Pantry during his stay at the Beach Club

Episode 1136 - Listener Questions
-22:51 Nick from Ohio asks about Amazon Prime and filling out the shipping information for resort delivery. Pam discusses the benefits of other delivery services, such as Garden Grocer

Episode 1100 - Listener Questions
-15:21 Emily asks about ordering from Amazon Pantry

Episode 1076 - Listener Questions
-17:59 Lauren discusses the "Polynesian Twilight Feast," a room service version of Ohana dinner

Episode 1052 - Listener Questions
-17:37 Matt and Steph ask about honeymoon activities at the Polynesian and Coronado Springs. Pam discusses the resort pools. A listener mentions room service delivery from Ohana

Episode 836 - Listener Questions
-15:35 Sue from Pennsylvania asks if a resort concierge can schedule the bonus fourth FastPass Plus if a party takes an afternoon break after utilizing the first three FastPass Plusses. Sue also wonders if Disney sells cases of bottled water in its gift shops; Pam recommends Garden Grocer

Episode 770 - Listener Questions
-24:18 Lizbeth from Rhode Island asks about the Garden Grocer and Amazon food delivery services

Dessert Parties

See "Nighttime Spectaculars" under Special WDW Activities and Programs

Dining Plans/ Money

Deluxe Dining Plan
Episode 1223 - Listener Questions
-32:57 Katie from Pennsylvania asks if she should keep the Deluxe Dining Plan. Katie asks about character meals and decides between Monsieur Paul and Le Cellier for a date night

Episode 1204 - Port Orleans Riverside, Yacht Club, Wilderness Lodge - Club Level (19:00-22:45)

Episode 1190 - Listener Questions
-16:45 Brenda asks if the Deluxe Dining Plan distinguishes between adult and child credits. The panel discusses the addition of alcoholic and specialty beverages to the 2018 Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1177 - Party of 8 at Walt Disney World for the First Time (6:46-8:55)

Episode 1148 - Listener Questions
-17:27 Erica asks about touring Walt Disney World as a first-timer on the Deluxe Dining Plan

Episode 1118 - Listener Questions
-5:28 Rebecca from the UK wonders whether she should eat at The Wave or at Roaring Fork on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Rebecca also seeks good restaurants near AbracadaBar to celebrate her boyfriend's birthday

Episode 1099 - Mike Takes Your Questions Live
-3:26 Jennifer from California asks about touring Walt Disney World when she is tired from a red-eye flight and her hotel room will not be ready. The Deluxe Disney Dining Plan is discussed

Episode 1072 - A Trip Fit For a King (26:05-31:42)

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-14:12 Joey from North Carolina asks about the best Disney restaurants for a solo first-time visitor on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Joey also ponders the best times to have a table service meal in the theme parks. Ohana, Biergarten, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant are mentioned

Episode 1012 - Honeymoon Split-Stay at Beach Club and Animal Kingdom Lodge (20:44-24:11)

Episode 981 - Deluxe Disney Dining Plan 2016

Episode 937 - Father/Daughter Trip with Early December Magic (6:49-8:30; 16:46-18:46)

Episode 838 - Disney’s Beach Club Perfect for Food & Wine Festival (8:56-11:20)

Episode 775 - Yacht Club, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Deluxe Dining Adventure (Especially 29:37-33:14)

Episode 710 - Listener Questions
-21:13 Brett asks if resort check in is required prior to utilizing the Deluxe Dining Plan

Episode 671 - Listener Questions
-18:21 Brett asks about optimal snack utilization at the Flower and Garden Festival for guests on the Deluxe Dining Plan

Episode 645 - Listener Questions
-15:28 Pam discusses the Deluxe Dining Plan

Episode 638 - Listener Questions
-18:50 Brad asks for the best signature restaurants for two adults using the Deluxe Dining Plan

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report

Episode 563 - Listener Questions
-15:09 Dave asks for the best way to pay when dining at numerous Signature restaurants, noting especially the Deluxe Dining Plan

Episode 523 - Polynesian, PhotoPass+, and Deluxe Dining

Episode 373: Ft. Wilderness Cabins, Deluxe Dining Plan, and Family

Disney Dining Plan
Episode 1226 - Listener Questions
-22:20 Corey from Pennsylvania, who will be on the Dining Plan, asks about sharing appetizers and desserts and splitting a bill with guests who will not be on the Disney Dining Plan. Rikki recommends eating at Art Smith's Homecomin', and Mike recommends Whispering Canyon Cafe

Episode 1223 - Listener Questions
-15:42 Robin from North Carolina asks if Disney resort guests can obtain free parking at the theme parks before check in and about Dining Plan activation. Touring with a large group is discussed

Episode 1214 - Listener Questions
-26:08 Caitlin from Pennsylvania asks if meal sharing is allowed on the Disney Dining Plan. Caitlin also ponders good restaurants following a Disney race

Episode 1199 - Listener Questions
-21:17 Laura from Massachusetts asks if she should get the Dining Plan with children who are interested in character meals but who are more adventurous eaters

Episode 1193 - Listener Questions
-11:36 Ashley from New Jersey decides between going to the Be Our Guest Restaurant for breakfast or lunch, considering that she is on the Dining Plan and breakfast is more expensive

Episode 1190 - Listener Questions
-16:45 Brenda asks if the Deluxe Dining Plan distinguishes between adult and child credits. The panel discusses the addition of alcoholic and specialty beverages to the 2018 Disney Dining Plan
-24:06 Mackenzie asks about restaurants that cost a different amount of Dining Plan credits at different meals and great Dining Plan deals

Episode 1178 - Listener Questions
-14:47 Ashley asks about paying for the Fantasmic and Rivers of Light Dining Packages with the Disney Dining Plan, including the status of appetizers
-24:19 Jill asks for tips on saving money during a week-long fall trip with a large group that includes young children. The Dining Plan is discussed

Episode 1170 - Best Snacks at Walt Disney World

Episode 1169 - Listener Questions
-17:49 Robbie from Maryland asks if he can utilize the Dining Plan immediately after using on-line resort check in
-43:18 Tony and Lindsey ask for the best and worst Signature restaurants at Walt Disney World

Episode 1166 - Listener Questions
-31:36 Kimberly from Iowa asks about plate-sharing protocol on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World

Episode 1160 - Listener Questions
-12:26 Josh from Louisiana seeks the best steak at a non-Signature restaurant at Walt Disney World. Rikki mentions Kona for lunch, and Pam suggests Olivia's

Episode 1151 - Listener Questions
-9:11 Missy from Indiana asks if a Dining Plan is worth it for a group that includes an 11-year old, who is considered an adult by Disney but would prefer to eat off the kids' menu

Episode 1145 - Listener Questions
-7:34 Hally from North Carolina asks if a Disney Dining Plan will carry over to the second portion of a split-resort stay. Obtaining the Disney Dining Plan as an Annual Pass holder is discussed. Hally also asks how a split-resort stay will affect her ability to make ADRs and FastPass Plus reservations

Episode 1143 - More Listener Questions
-25:29 Autumn asks if spending two Dining Plan credits at either California Grill or Yachtsman Steakhouse is worth it

Episode 1142 - Listener Questions
-21:40 Nathan asks if the Be Our Guest Restaurant will seat him prior to his 8:40 AM ADR. Nathan also asks if he will be charged a Disney Dining Plan credit or the usual $10 fee if he skips the ADR while on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1132 - Grand Floridian Club Level, Character Meals and a Hurricane (23:48-25:36)

Episode 1103 - Listener Questions
-17:54 DJ asks about using Dining Plan credits on several restaurants. Rikki discusses the T-Rex Cafe. Pam discusses the Candlelight Processional Dinner Package
-23:23 Melissa from Pennsylvania asks if a Disney Dining Plan package can be extended by adding a night at a different resort prior to her original reservation

Episode 1100 - Listener Questions
-13:15 Allison from Minnesota asks about eating at D-Luxe Burger on the Disney Dining Plan, specifically about whether milkshakes are covered
-28:56 Simon from Scotland asks about dining options on the 2017 Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1083 - More #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-12:07 Nikki asks if the hosts often utilize the Disney Dining Plan
-31:12 Tanya from Texas asks about sharing meals on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1081 - First time trip to Walt Disney World (12:39-16:28)

Episode 1065 - 21 with Hanna and Paige (18:19-19:59; 21:33-23:42)

Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-12:47 Kristen from Rhode Island asks about planning a trip where she has an Annual Pass but her children do not. Kristen asks if she can book a Disney Dining Plan. Pam talks about Free Dining

Episode 1058 - Listener Questions
-11:15 Sylvia from Washington asks about turning surplus dining credits into snack credits at the Magic Kingdom or Disney Springs for her flight home. Mike asks a related question about the Food and Wine Festival

Episode 1055 - Listener Questions
-36:38 Molly from Kansas asks about using Disney Dining Plan snack credits at the Food and Wine Festival

Episode 1049 - Listener Questions
-12:33 Mike and Pam talk about tipping on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-32:02 Brittany from Illinois shares why she decided against purchasing the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-27:41 Missy from Texas asks why many restaurants are not scheduled to accept the standard Disney Dining Plan in 2017. Pam updates the situation

Episode 1021 - More Listener Questions
-7:50 Tarran from South Carolina asks if Disney Dining Plan credits can be mixed among different members of the same party

Episode 1016 - Listener Questions
-26:28 Jeff from Oklahoma asks about the Disney Dining Plan and transferring resorts

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-28:12 Ariel asks for the hosts' opinions on her party's ADR choices and ponders good counter service restaurants at which to use dining credits

Episode 1010 - Listener Questions
-24:29 Diana from Georgia asks if the Disney Dining Plan is connected to hotel room reservations or to Magic Your Way tickets

Episode 1005 - More Listener Questions
-6:22 Mark from Scotland asks if the Disney Dining Plan must be applied to the entirety of one's stay at a Disney resort

Episode 1002 - Quantifiable Walt Disney World (16:21-20:32)

Episode 995 - Listener Questions
-8:43 Tim from Missouri asks about the homogeneity of Walt Disney World's kids' menus. Pam discusses a Disney Dining Plan loophole

Episode 991 - UK Family Visits Old Key West, Surfs, and Enjoys Great Dining Experiences (21:54-22:46)

Episode 989 - Listener Questions
-18:01 Adam from the UK ponders good one-credit table service restaurants at Walt Disney World

Episode 980 - Listener Questions
-18:42 Johnny from the UK asks if the Disney Dining Plan is worth purchasing over a race weekend

Episode 968 - Listener Questions
-34:52 Keith asks about doing the Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 965 - Listener Questions
-20:20 Samantha from Missouri ponders snacks that can be substituted for meals on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 955 - Summer Split Stay at Art of Animation and Wilderness Lodge (23:40-26:04)

Episode 941 - Listener Questions
-21:10 Connor from North Dakota asks about lunch and dinner at Tusker House. Connor also asks about Ohana, Trader Sam's, and his ADRs in general. Finally, Connor ponders a final ADR for a twenty-one year old couple on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 935 - Listener Questions
-5:08 Megan from Georgia asks about utilizing the Disney Dining Plan when no restaurants are available. Megan also asks about third parties making Disney dining reservations merely to sell them for a fee. Debbie talks about making ADRs as a local

Episode 932 - Listener Questions
-25:15 Jan from Indiana shares a trip report from her April vacation to Walt Disney World. The Disney Dining Plan, the Hollywood Brown Derby, Le Cellier, World Showcase touring, the Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour, and Sanaa are discussed

Episode 929 - Listener Questions
-27:25 Justin from Arizona asks if meal sharing is permitted on the Dining Plan

Episode 917 - Listener Questions
-29:11 Leslie Anne asks what is included in the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 902 - Listener Questions
-3:34 Jeff from Ohio wonders when the Morimoto Asia restaurant will open at Downtown Disney and if it will participate in the Disney Dining Plan. Jeff also wonders when Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar will open at Downtown Disney

Episode 890 - Listener Questions
-15:55 Evan from Massachusetts wonders how the new, 2015 version of the Dining Plan will affect touring at Epcot's Food and Wine Festival
-32:47 Maddie asks if the Dining Plan is worth doing during the Food and Wine Festival

Episode 884 - Listener Questions
-7:54 Scott from Indiana asks about the Caribbean Beach Resort and counter service breakfast options utilizing the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 866 - Listener Questions
-5:02 Pam summarizes recently-announced changes to the Disney Dining Plan
-15:14 Melissa asks if she can use package park tickets and the Disney Dining Plan during a room-only day at the beginning of the trip

Episode 861 - More Listener Questions
-6:13 Heather ponders good resorts for a solo traveler and asks if she should get the Dining Plan. Heather also seeks a touring strategy with two-day park hopper tickets

Episode 845 - Listener Questions
-21:02 Sarah ponders playgrounds in the parks for toddlers. She also asks about paying for a meal out of pocket while on the Dining Plan

Episode 842 - Listener Questions
-18:22 Lisa ponders the best quick-service restaurants outside the parks that participate in the Dining Plan. Resort cafeterias and desserts are discussed.

Episode 841 - 3 Princesses Experience Walt Disney World (25:41-29:53)

Episode 839 - Listener Questions
-12:23 (Question read at 14:26) Chuck from New York asks if Annual Passholders can obtain the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 827 - Listener Questions
-13:40 Chris from Massachusetts asks if using a gift card to pay for meals is a better option than the Dining Plan if Free Dining is not offered. He also asks about Disney Springs; Rikki mentions forthcoming restaurants

Episode 813 - Debbie Wilderness Lodge Villas Staycation (9:34-10:54)

Episode 801 - Listener Questions
-12:59 Maura asks if a 10-year old can order from the kids' menu at a table service restaurant when the party is not on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 791 - Listener Questions
-7:13 Angie from Ohio asks about organizing her family's room reservations such as to best manage the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 789 - More Listener Questions
-29:04 Jana from Maine asks about using the Dining Plan at the Food and Wine Festival. Jana also suggests a good outdoor activity for a honeymoon trip

Episode 784 - Pop Century, Disney Dining Plan, October 2014 (30:50-39:55)

Episode 764 - Listener Questions
-9:27 Mark from Illinois asks about planning a seven-day split stay at WDW that will be broken up by a cruise. He asks about tickets, the Dining Plan, and Memory Maker

Episode 755 - Listener Questions
-4:36 Angie ponders the best parks and restaurants for first-time visitors staying for three nights on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 751 - WDW Moms On The Loose (9:55-11:12) Tip for guests arriving at night

Episode 749 - More Listener Questons
-17:58 Robert from Mississippi asks if children on the Disney Dining Plan can order from the adult menu at counter service restaurants

Episode 746 - Listener Questions
-19:22 Angie asks if you have to check in at your resort to activate a Disney Dining Plan package

Episode 737 - Listener Questions
-20:22 Ann Marie asks if the Dining Plan allows guests to split meals such as to use fewer credits

Episode 728 - Listener Questions
-25:59 Mark shares his experience with the Disney Vacation Account and its corresponding gift card offer. He also asks for optimal snack options in each park, especially those that can be used for a light lunch

Episode 716 - Listener Questions
-20:35 Simon from the UK asks if he can pay cash for his daughter to eat kids' meals and save her credits for extra special meals for he and his wife

Episode 710 - Listener Questions
-17:37 Angie from Ohio ponders good one-credit table service restaurants in a resort. Rikki mentions some character meals.

Episode 701 - Listener Questions
-4:18 Angie from Ohio asks if her 10-year old daughter has to eat from the adult menu while on the Disney Dining Plan or if she can choose to order a kid's meal. Angie also asks about Epcot's Garden Grill Restaurant

Episode 695 - Listener Questions
-15:54 Angie from Ohio asks about the Disney Dining Plan, including good restaurants for value on the plan. The panel especially suggests character meals

Episode 692 - Listener Questions
-24:28 Brett asks if he must check in at his resort first in order to activate the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 682 - Toddler’s First Trip to Port Orleans - French Quarter (7:26-9:05)

Episode 677 - Listener Questions
-13:46 Riley from Canada asks if he can use his Dining Plan-included refillable mug on the second part of his trip, during which he will not be on a Dining Plan

Episode 646 - Old Key West, Multiple Families, & Food and Wine (7:50-8:53)

Episode 645 - Listener Questions
-11:03 Keith from Georgia asks what crowds are like at the Flower and Garden Festival. He also asks about the viability of using Dining Plan credits at the Flower and Garden Festival food booths

Episode 634 - Disney Land & Sea Family Fun (36:42-38:27)

Episode 587 - Listener Questions
-21:09 Jackie asks if a guest can substitute a bottle of water for a counter service dessert on the Dining Plan

Episode 456: 2013 WDW Package Discussion -INCLUDES DISCUSSION OF DINING PLAN

Episode 42: Disney Dining Plans

Episode 20: Wilderness Lodge Villas, Pirate & Princess Party, Dining Plan

Episode 8: Port Orleans French Quarter, Disney Dining Plan, Disney Dream Squad

ESPN Club VIP Premium Club Seats
See "ESPN Club (Boardwalk)" in "Resort Restaurants" section below

Fantasmic Dinner Package
See "Nighttime Spectaculars" section on Special WDW Activities and Programs

Free Dining
Episode 1254 - Black Friday at Walt Disney World (11:21-13:53)

Episode 1247 - Listener Questions
-10:05 Hanna asks about combining a discounted package with free dining

Episode 1144 - All-Star Movies, Port Orleans French Quarter, Beach Club & Free Dining (17:40-22:01)

Episode 1121 - Listener Questions
-30:03 Jennifer from Connecticut asks about touring Walt Disney World at the end of August and Free Dining

Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-12:47 Kristen from Rhode Island asks about planning a trip where she has an Annual Pass but her children do not. Kristen asks if she can book a Disney Dining Plan. Pam talks about Free Dining

Episode 1019 - Listener Questions
-14:37 Terran from South Carolina asks if unused multi-day tickets expire. Terran, who has an Annual pass, also asks if unactivated tickets from Free Dining can be saved for future use

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-27:32 Ariel asks about adding Free Dining to an existing reservation

Episode 986 - Listener Questions
-14:06 James from Louisiana shares his experience buying into DVC. James also asks about Free Dining and other Disney promotions, especially the popularity of such promotions

Episode 941 - Listener Questions
-33:20 Amanda asks if Annual Passes would be economical in her situation as compared to Free Dining

Episode 917 - Listener Questions
-9:01 Heather asks if she can activate a Free Dining package at All Star Music, where she is staying on a room-only reservation before transferring to Port Orleans French Quarter for her package stay. Pam talks about staying at two resorts in a single day

Episode 902 - Listener Questions
-33:33 Marnie from Texas asks if she can apply 10-day park hopper tickets from a Free Dining promo towards an Annual Pass renewal prior to using the 10-day tickets

Episode 854 - Listener Questions
-19:55 Emily asks if Free Dining is possible with military discount tickets

Episode 830 - Listener Questions
-5:18 Craig from Georgia asks when it is worth it to purchase an Annual Pass and what benefits come with an Annual Pass. Craig also asks how bounce back offers and free dining work with Annual Passes

Episode 827 - Listener Questions
-13:40 Chris from Massachusetts asks if using a gift card to pay for meals is a better option than the Dining Plan if Free Dining is not offered. He also asks about Disney Springs; Rikki mentions forthcoming restaurants

Episode 826 - Girls Trip with Free Dining at Caribbean Beach Resort (3:29-4:38) PIN discounts/Free Dining

Episode 748 - Listener Questions
-20:41 Evan from Massachusetts asks whether Free Dining, if offered, is worth utilizing for a couple

Episode 746 - Listener Questions
-24:55 Jeremy asks if Free Dining will be offered in early November 2015

Episode 743 - Listener Questions
-24:29 Evan from Massachusetts asks if Disney's Free Dining Plan is financially worth it for a couple in comparison to hotel discounts.

Episode 722 - Listener Questions
-21:48 Angie asks if more Free Dining rooms will be released before August

Episode 719 - Listener Questions
-8:21 Theresa asks about Free Dining blackouts, highlighting the weeks around Thanksgiving. Rikki discusses crowds and holiday festivities during the week before Thanksgiving. Theresa also asks about PIN discounts on multiple rooms

Episode 677 - Listener Questions
-20:52 Valenie from Texas ponders the best deluxe resort for her family's summer trip, considering especially the scheduled construction at the Polynesian. She also asks about bed availability at the Beach Club. Finally, she asks if Food and Wine Festival commencement was moved to September in order to increase crowds and limit the need for Free Dining

Episode 587 - Listener Questions
-12:25 Theresa from Nebraska asks if she can downgrade to a Quick Service Dining Plan during Free Dining

Episode 560 - Listener Questions
-16:53 Dave from Iowa asks about Free Dining in 2013

Episode 551 - Listener Questions
-17:00 Bterrier518 asks what free dining is

Episode 165 - Rikki LIVE from WDW during Free Dining Part 2

Episode 163 - Rikki LIVE from WDW During Free Dining Part 1

Episode 16: Port Orleans Riverside, Free Dining, Traveling with Infant

Episode 10: Pop Century, Free Dining, Planning Advice

Platinum Dining Plan
Episode 950 - Listener Questions
-22:15 Heather from Massachusetts asks if the park tickets included in Disney's Platinum Package will remain unactivated, for future usage, if she does not actually enter a park on her planned trip

Episode 889 - Disneymoon on the Platinum Plan at Christmas

Episode 761 - Listener Questions
-26:57 Jason wonders how to best utilize the Platinum Package

Quick Service Dining Plan
Episode 1223 - Listener Questions
-26:25 Matt asks if a child can upgrade to adult meals on the Quick Service Dining Plan

Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World

Episode 1165 - All-Star Music Family Suite Over the Summer (22:14-26:31)

Episode 1002 - Quantifiable Walt Disney World (16:21-20:32)

Episode 974 - Listener Questions
-20:04 Jeanine from the UK seeks vegetarian-friendly quick service restaurants in the parks and resorts for the Quick Service Dining Plan

Episode 944 - Listener Questions
-21:13 Lee from the UK asks about credit-utilization protocol for the Quick Service Dining Plan

Episode 629 - Listener Questions
-16:51 Brett from Arkansas comments on the Quick Service Dining Plan and SunPass

Saving Money (Generally)
Episode 1226 - Listener Questions
-17:18 Tina from Connecticut asks if she must exchange an Annual Pass voucher for the actual Pass before being able to receive restaurant discounts. Tina also asks if she can make such an exchange at her resort concierge. Pam recommends not making an ADR for so soon after her flight arrives

Episode 1145 - Listener Questions
-16:07 Elysa from Pennsylvania asks about the Rivers of Light dinner package at Tiffins, especially if Tables in Wonderland or Annual Pass discounts are available

Episode 1083 - More #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-20:17 Malcolm from the UK asks if the new Annual Pass dining discounts will be available around Christmastime

Episode 1069 - The Frugal Mouse with Kevin (After 24:32)

Episode 968 - Listener Questions
-23:31 Matt from New Jersey asks about saving money on food at Walt Disney World with a large group

Episode 697 - Florida Resident Touring & Fort Wilderness (14:16-17:34)

Episode 474: Eating on $40 a Day

Splitting Bill
Episode 1226 - Listener Questions
-22:20 Corey from Pennsylvania, who will be on the Dining Plan, asks about sharing appetizers and desserts and splitting a bill with guests who will not be on the Disney Dining Plan. Rikki recommends eating at Art Smith's Homecomin', and Mike recommends Whispering Canyon Cafe

Episode 801 - Listener Questions
-25:07 Mark asks if his 20-person party can divide the bill for its Candlelight Processional dinner that is booked under his name

Tables in Wonderland
Episode 1202 - Listener Questions
-29:53 Tina asks if Tables in Wonderland is worth purchasing for a party that plans three short trips in the year

Episode 1145 - Listener Questions
-16:07 Elysa from Pennsylvania asks about the Rivers of Light dinner package at Tiffins, especially if Tables in Wonderland or Annual Pass discounts are available

Episode 1143 - More Listener Questions
-30:39 Rachel from Massachusetts asks if she can receive a Tables in Wonderland discount for her prepaid meal at Mickey's Backyard Barbecue. Rachel also asks how she should pick up her tickets to the show

Episode 1127 - Listener Questions
-4:01 Keith from the UK asks about planning for Marathon Weekend 2018, including the dates of the races, the feasibility of staying at a rental house while also running, the general occupancy of these rental houses, the feasibility of reserving outdoor seating at Rose and Crown to see Illuminations with a large group, packages for visitors from the UK, the value of buying an Annual Pass or Tables in Wonderland, and general tips on traveling with a large group

Episode 1079 - Listener Questions
-20:35 Ashley from Georgia asks if a child's Annual Pass will suffice for an Annual Pass discount if the adults in the party do not have annual passes. Mike and Pam speculate on the future of Tables in Wonderland

Episode 974 - Listener Questions
-8:19 Kathleen asks if her Tables in Wonderland card can be used for a discount if another member of her party is paying the bill with a credit card

Episode 921 - Changes to WDW Annual Passholder Prices and Structure (12:56-13:20; 29:40-35:14)

Episode 905 - Listener Questions
-19:19 Hope asks how Tables in Wonderland works in regards to tipping at resort food courts

Episode 847 - Making the Most of a Couples Weekend (After 28:36)

Episode 801 - Listener Questions
-10:22 Matthew from South Carolina wants to arrange a meetup with the hosts at the parks. Matthew also asks if he can obtain a Tables in Wonderland card as a Disney College Program employee

Episode 779 - Listener Questions
-8:59 Brad asks if he should stay at the Fort Wilderness campground during his November trip just to save money. He also asks if Tables in Wonderland is worth purchasing for an Annual Passholder

Episode 718 - Walt Disney World Resort Scouting Trip (6:40-9:18)

Episode 680 - Listener Questions
-10:46 Erica from Indiana asks if Tables in Wonderland is still worth purchasing for her family, especially since they are AP holders

Episode 613 - Bonnet Creek Resort & Pirate Fun (9:33-11:04)

Episode 583 - Mother & Son Trip to Kidani Village (3:57-4:55)

Episode 539 - Listener Questions
-6:09 Justine from Pennsylvania asks getting breakfast ADRs at Akershus for a large group. She also asks if Tables in Wonderland can be applied.

Tipping
See separate "Tipping" section below

Dinner Shows

Major Episodes
Episode 1204 - Port Orleans Riverside, Yacht Club, Wilderness Lodge - Club Level (22:46-25:55) Hoop Dee Doo Revue

Episode 1177 - Party of 8 at Walt Disney World for the First Time (21:21-22:29) Spirit of Aloha

Episode 1150 - Summer at Disney’s Contemporary Resort (31:11-32:59) Spirit of Aloha

Episode 1075 - Bachelorette Party at the Boardwalk (15:13-18:48) Hoop Dee Doo Revue

Episode 1059 - WDW Nostalgia Vs. Universal Hipness (29:37-30:37)"Spirit of Aloha"

Episode 850 - IFTTT WDW-Style (16:34-19:08) "Hoop Dee Doo Revue" and "Mickey's Backyard Barbecue"

Episode 841 - 3 Princesses Experience Walt Disney World (29:53-31:40) "Hoop Dee Doo Revue"

Episode 810 - The Other Things (33:50-34:56) "Hoop Dee Doo Revue" and "Spirit of Aloha"

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (28:14-29:30) Hoop Dee Doo Revue

Listener Questions
Episode 1143 - More Listener Questions
-30:39 Rachel from Massachusetts asks if she can receive a Tables in Wonderland discount for her prepaid meal at Mickey's Backyard Barbecue. Rachel also asks how she should pick up her tickets to the show

Episode 1118 - Listener Questions
-32:16 Holly asks about the Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show adding a special Monday show for Labor Day

Episode 1109 - Listener Questions
-19:16 Natalie ponders special gifts for a 60th wedding anniversary. Mike mentions the Spirit of Aloha dinner show at the Polynesian

Episode 1082 - #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-26:51 Jack asks if birthdays are recognized at the Hoop Dee Doo Revue

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-6:34 Mindy from Tennessee decides among a carriage ride with beignets at Port Orleans French Quarter; an Illuminations dessert party; and Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue to celebrate her parents' 50th anniversary on a budget of about $150. Mike also mentions Yehaa Bob Jackson's show at Port Orleans Riverside

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-23:54 Brian from Ohio asks about arriving at Mickey's Backyard Barbecue, and the IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party

Episode 968 - Listener Questions
-34:52 Keith asks about doing the Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 953 - Listener Questions
-31:49 Todd talks about a surprise birthday trip to Walt Disney World. Todd mentions the Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show

Episode 906 - More Listener Questions
-24:16 John from Pennsylvania wonders if he should do Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, a special nighttime event at Typhoon Lagoon, or both

Episode 890 - Listener Questions
-28:29 Angie from Iowa ponders the best route between French Quarter and the Hoop Dee Doo Revue using Disney transportation
-30:14 Angie from Iowa asks how early she should arrive for the 6:15 Hoop Dee Doo Revue show and how seating arrangements are determined. Mike mentions child-friendly activities at Ford Wilderness adjacent to Pioneer Hall

Episode 884 - Listener Questions
-16:22 Rachel from Pennsylvania asks about Mickey's Backyard Barbecue

Episode 866 - Listener Questions
-22:00 Beth from Illinois asks about Mickey's Backyard Barbecue, Spirit of Aloha, and Yachtsman Steakhouse. Beth considers either a romantic meal with her husband or a dinner show with her husband and teenage daughters

Episode 821 - Listener Questions
-11:19 Kathy from Georgia asks the hosts for their opinions on the Hoop Dee Doo Revue

Episode 642 - Listener Questions
-5:48 Steve from Washington comments on the Hoop Dee Doo Revue, especially the food quality

Disney Springs (Formerly "Downtown Disney")

Major Episodes
Episode 1251 - Pam talks Pop Century Refurbishment, Cabins at Ft. Wilderness, Mobile Ordering & More (30:35-34:46)

Episode 1245 - Mike & Rikki Dish the Disney News (4:48-11:50) Upcoming Italian Restaurants: The Edison, Maria & Enzo’s, Enzo’s Hideaway, and Pizza Ponte

Episode 1242 - Rikki’s Walt Disney World Fall Adventure (40:29-42:44) Paradiso 37

Episode 1234 - Traveling from Canada to Riverside for an Adult Trip (24:02-28:29)

Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants (20:59-25:34; 29:01-30:42) STK Orlando; Bongos; Rainforest Cafe

Episode 1201 - Wine & Dine Week at Caribbean Beach and Saratoga Springs Resorts (10:34-12:37)

Episode 1189 - Mother/Daughter Trip on a Budget (25:58-27:29; 34:28-35:11) Art Smith's Homecomin'

Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (31:36-36:39) Paddlefish

Episode 1174 - Living the Florida Resident Dream (After 33:26) Art Smith's Homecomin'

Episode 1170 - Best Snacks at Walt Disney World (19:23-21:00) Goofy's Candy Company

Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (12:12-15:21; 17:28-18:13) D-Luxe Burger, Wolfgang Puck Express, and Polite Pig

Episode 1165 - All-Star Music Family Suite Over the Summer (24:50-26:31) Paradiso 37

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (29:50-31:09) Morimoto Asia

Episode 1161 - Right Now at Walt Disney World (18:53-23:37) Art Smith's Homecomin'

Episode 1159 - Light and Dark Side runDisney Star Wars Race Weekends (After 28:22)

Episode 1152 - Summer 2017 at Walt Disney World (25:50-30:09) Amorette's Patisserie

Episode 1122 - 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Recap (4:07-6:18) Baked Alaska dessert at The Boathouse

Episode 1114 - Looking Forward to 2017 at Walt Disney World (19:24-23:53) Paddlefish, Planet Hollywood Observatory, The Polite Pig

Episode 1098 - New Holiday Offerings at Walt Disney World (After 22:24)

Episode 1092 - Wine & Dine Weekend 2016 Recap (30:45-31:44) The Boathouse

Episode 1045 - Bay Lake Towers with Extended Family in February (15:32-15:49) Raglan Road

Episode 1033 - Disney Springs Dining Reviews with Chef Todd

Episode 1032 - Rikki’s Reviews Animal Kingdom at Night and Disney Springs (After 28:06)

Episode 1020 - Unofficial Guide Reader Survey Results with Len Testa (16:10-24:16)

Episode 997 - Hour 6 of 12-Hour Live Show for Give Kids the World - Underrated WDW Restaurants (24:14-28:49) The Boathouse

Episode 993 - Name That Disney Restaurant Again (14:22-17:55; 35:09-37:24) T-Rex Cafe; Cookes of Dublin

Episode 969 - Guess That Walt Disney World Restaurant (30:10-35:38) Paradiso 37

Episode 967 - Hour 5 of 12-Hour Live Podcast with Jim Hill (46:01-54:27) Boathouse, T-Rex Cafe, and Rainforest Cafe

Episode 918 - Welcome Disney Springs and Jock Lindsey

Episode 904 - Hour 2 of 2015 12-Hour Live Show with Deb Wills (49:04-57:06)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (After 38:23) Fulton's Crab House and Planet Hollywood

Episode 838 - Disney’s Beach Club Perfect for Food & Wine Festival (20:04-22:02) Especially House of Blues

Episode 831 - Disney Springs Update with Dean

Episode 826 - Girls Trip with Free Dining at Caribbean Beach Resort (21:48-23:26) Bongos Cuban Cafe

Episode 745 - Father & Son Sharing the Magic (15:55-17:27) T-Rex Cafe

Episode 718 - Walt Disney World Resort Scouting Trip (10:20-11:17) Raglan Road

Episode 667 - Caribbean Beach Resort over Christmas 2013 (24:49-25:40) Earl of Sandwich

Episode 654 - Pam’s Boardwalk, Old Key West, & Wilderness Lodge Vacation (31:53-34:01) Earl of Sandwich

Episode 652 - Pop Century & Beach Club Family Fun (19:02-21:24) Paradiso 37

Episode 561 - Earl of Sandwich

Listener Questions
Episode 1238 - Listener Questions
-16:29 Katie from Wisconsin seeks a new dining experience with a picky eater and a non-picky eater. Mike mentions Olivia's, and Rikki mentions Homecomin'

Episode 1235 - Listener Questions
-5:55 Michael ponders non-park activities for two adults. Lounges, tours of Jiko and Boma, and Disney Springs are discussed
-29:22 Carrie from New Hampshire seeks good activities for toddlers on a first night at Disney. Disney Springs is discussed. Carrie also asks if her party should take an entire off day from the parks during its seven-day trip

Episode 1226 - Listener Questions
-22:20 Corey from Pennsylvania, who will be on the Dining Plan, asks about sharing appetizers and desserts and splitting a bill with guests who will not be on the Disney Dining Plan. Rikki recommends eating at Art Smith's Homecomin', and Mike recommends Whispering Canyon Cafe

Episode 1220 - Listener Questions
-17:34 Emily from West Virginia asks for Disney Springs dining recommendations. Art Smith's Homecomin', D-Luxe Burger, and Blaze Pizza are discussed

Episode 1205 - Listener Questions
-6:06 Erica seeks fun activities for children at Disney Springs. The Sprinkles cupcake ATM is mentioned

Episode 1193 - Listener Questions
-3:16 Connor asks about walkup windows at Disney Springs' full-service restaurants

Episode 1160 - Listener Questions
-25:54 Tarran from North Carolina asks about the wine-tasting cruise from The Boathouse restaurant

Episode 1157 - Listener Questions
-11:39 Nicole from New Jersey wonders if she should eat at Sanaa or Paddlefish at Disney Springs

Episode 1142 - Listener Questions
-9:19 Paige from Missouri seeks really good Quick Service restaurants. Pam mentions Wolfgang Puck Express, Rikki recommends Les Halles Boulangerie & Patisserie, and Mike mentions Harambe Market

Episode 1130 - Listener Questions
-18:03 Caleb from Texas seeks good quick service dining options at Disney Springs. Earl of Sandwich, Blaze Pizza, and D-Luxe Burger are mentioned

Episode 1124 - Listener Questions
-12:20 Nancy asks if she should keep her ADR at Jiko, or if she should switch her ADR to The Boathouse or Chef Art Smith's Homecoming

Episode 1118 - Listener Questions
-11:21 Alana from Maryland decides between The Boathouse and Flying Fish for dinner

Episode 1103 - Listener Questions
-17:54 DJ asks about using Dining Plan credits on several restaurants. Rikki discusses the T-Rex Cafe. Pam discusses the Candlelight Processional Dinner Package

Episode 1100 - Listener Questions
-13:15 Allison from Minnesota asks about eating at D-Luxe Burger on the Disney Dining Plan, specifically about whether milkshakes are covered

Episode 1097 - Listener Questions
-16:25 Julie from Brazil asks about Port Orleans French Quarter and upgrading to a river-view or king room, Victoria and Albert's for guests with special dietary needs, and romantic restaurants to celebrate a honeymoon vacation. Rikki mentions Tiffins, Mike recommends Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs, and Pam discusses California Grill

Episode 1079 - Listener Questions
-29:34 Jason asks about dining at Disney Springs without ADRs

Episode 1061 - Listener Questions
-20:17 Becky from the UK seeks tips for newbies to Walt Disney World, and asks about Saratoga Springs and good restaurants. Mike and Rikki discuss Disney Springs, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and Chef Art Smith's Homecoming

Episode 1058 - Listener Questions
-11:15 Sylvia from Washington asks about turning surplus dining credits into snack credits at the Magic Kingdom or Disney Springs for her flight home. Mike asks a related question about the Food and Wine Festival

Episode 1055 - Listener Questions
-6:20 Matt from New Jersey seeks economical dining options, including quick service eateries, for an eight-man bachelor party. Mike mentions ESPN Club; Rikki mentions Beaches & Cream and Blaze Pizza; and Pam suggests Big River Grille and Brewing Works, and Boardwalk Bakery

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-16:40 CJ mentions five restaurants (Maya Grill, Le Cellier, The Boathouse, Tutto Italia, and Artist Point) and asks the hosts to pick the best eatery of this bunch. The Boathouse and Maya Grill are discussed

Episode 1037 - Listener Questions
-21:20 Sarah ponders wedding anniversary activities at Walt Disney World. Pam mentions ordering a cake at Disney Springs

Episode 1023 - Even More Listener Questions
-17:32 Mallory from Washington D.C. wonders if she should eat dinner at Tiffins or at a Disney Springs restaurant. Mallory also asks about brunch options

Episode 1022 - Listener Questions
-17:42 Barry from Virginia seeks the best restaurants for lunch or dinner at either a resort or Disney Springs. Rikki reviews the new D-Luxe Burger at Disney Springs

Episode 1016 - Listener Questions
-4:57 The panel discusses the numerous new food options at Disney Springs. Pam talks about table service dining at the Animal Kingdom and Skipper Canteen at the Magic Kingdom

Episode 1001 - Listener Questions
-14:55 Jimmie from Texas discusses his stay at Coronado Springs and a meal at The Boathouse. Rikki shares tips for spending a long-weekend at Walt Disney World

Episode 983 - Listener Questions
-5:44 Patrick from Tennessee ponders good restaurants for a honeymoon dinner at Walt Disney World. Pam mentions The Boathouse, Rikki suggests Sanaa, and Mike recommends Jiko

Episode 905 - Listener Questions
-13:33 Ann from Florida seeks a romantic restaurant to celebrate an anniversary dinner. Pam recommends The Boathouse

Episode 902 - Listener Questions
-3:34 Jeff from Ohio wonders when the Morimoto Asia restaurant will open at Downtown Disney and if it will participate in the Disney Dining Plan. Jeff also wonders when Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar will open at Downtown Disney

Episode 888 - More Listener Questions
-8:04 Brett shares a non-park trip report, including his stay at Kidani Village; dining at Disney Springs/Downtown Disney, Maya Grill, and Boatwrights; and mini golf at Fantasia Gardens

Episode 887 - Listener Questions
-16:16 Jimmie from Texas asks if reservations are needed to bowl at Splitsville during Thanksgiving week. The panel discusses the food at Splitsville

Episode 875 - Listener Questions
-29:36 Shannon from Kansas asks about making ADRs for House of Blues

Episode 827 - Listener Questions
-13:40 Chris from Massachusetts asks if using a gift card to pay for meals is a better option than the Dining Plan if Free Dining is not offered. He also asks about Disney Springs; Rikki mentions forthcoming restaurants
-31:24 Sarah considers cancelling an ADR at either the California Grill or The Wave for a large party with children. She also wonders if Downtown Disney restaurants are better options than the aforementioned Contemporary restaurants

Episode 737 - Listener Questions
-4:37 Allison ponders late-night dining options at Walt Disney World. The hosts emphasize Downtown Disney

Episode 626 - Listener Questions
-23:34 Mary asks about educational dining options for a school band group at WDW. Rikki mentions House of Blues at Downtown Disney.

See "Beverages" above for Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar

Flower and Garden Festival

See Special WDW Activities and Programs

Food and Wine Festival

See Special WDW Activities and Programs

Healthy

Listener Questions
Episode 1073 - Listener Questions
-20:25 Laura from New Hampshire seeks good in-park quick service dining options without fried foods, sandwiches, or salads

Episode 767 - Listener Questions
-20:48 Erica from Indiana asks about maintaining one's normal weight while at WDW

Episode 686 - Listener Questions
-28:43 Alyssa asks about the smoothies served at Auntie Gravity's Galactic Goodies and the KRNR Station. She also asks about obtaining healthy food options at WDW

Lounges

Major Episodes
Episode 1242 - Rikki’s Walt Disney World Fall Adventure (24:26-26:47) Baseline Tap House

Episode 1189 - Mother/Daughter Trip on a Budget (21:41-22:37) Brown Derby Lounge

Episode 1176 - Last Weekend at Walt Disney World (After 36:39) Brown Derby Lounge

Episode 1068 - Would You Rather? (6:32-11:48) Trader Sam's and Nomad Lounge

Episode 1051 - Party of 8 at Grand Floridian Villas Who Awaken Summer (15:50-18:52) DVC member lounge

Episode 1044 - I Always Mean To.. (23:44-25:35)

Episode 1041 - Mike’s Disney Cruise, Animal Kingdom Lodge & More (36:05-37:15; 39:45-41:57) Top of the World and DVC Member Lounge

Episode 1038 - 5 New Things from Mike’s Walt Disney World Vacation (32:04-36:26) Nomad Lounge & Cocktail Bar

Episode 993 - Name That Disney Restaurant Again (27:03-31:56) Top of the World Lounge and Territory Lounge

Episode 909 - Rikki’s WDW Labor Day Weekend Trip (24:25-28:18) Top of the World Lounge

Episode 718 - Walt Disney World Resort Scouting Trip (17:49-19:47) Crew's Cup Lounge and Belle Vue Lounge

Episode 684 - Pam’s Spring Break 2014 Trip Report (14:23-15:56) Crew's Cup Lounge

Episode 679 - Embassy Suites Orlando and a 3-Month Old Princess (19:57-21:14) Brown Derby Lounge

Listener Questions
Episode 1241 - Listener Questions
-23:17 Megan seeks the best lounges for appetizers, snacks, and drinks in a relaxed atmosphere

Episode 1238 - Listener Questions
-4:51 Whitney from Kentucky seeks quiet places with some atmosphere at Walt Disney World at Christmastime. Pam mentions the Contemporary, Fort Wilderness, and Wilderness Lodge. Rikki suggests the side street off Main Street USA and Baseline Tap House at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Episode 1235 - Listener Questions
-5:55 Michael ponders non-park activities for two adults. Lounges, tours of Jiko and Boma, and Disney Springs are discussed

Episode 1220 - Listener Questions
-4:28 Jason seeks evening and nighttime anniversary activities. Pam mentions Trail's End, Fort Wilderness, and Mizner's Lounge at the Grand Floridian

Episode 1211 - Listener Questions
-26:29 Colleen from Massachusetts asks about celebrating a 21st birthday at Trader Sam's, especially drink and souvenir glass recommendations. PizzeRizzo and Disney's Hollywood Studios' lounges are mentioned

Episode 1208 - Listener Questions
-6:07 Jodie asks about the Pongu Lumpia treat (pineapple-cream cheese spring rolls) at Pandora's Pongu Pongu Lounge

Episode 1205 - Listener Questions
-46:39 Theresa ponders the best all-around lounges at Walt Disney World

Episode 1196 - Listener Questions
-3:42 Theresa seeks a casual bar, lounge, or cafe within a boat or monorail ride of the parks that can accommodate a large group, possibly upwards of ten people

Episode 1178 - Listener Questions
-17:05 Amy from Connecticut asks about eating at the Brown Derby Lounge with a nine-person party. Amy also asks if the children can order from the Hollywood Brown Derby's kid's menu at the lounge

Episode 1139 - Listener Questions
-6:11 Jamie asks about dining at Walt Disney World without an ADR, Jamie specifically asks if she can eat at the California Grill bar without an ADR. Lounges are discussed

Episode 1121 - Listener Questions
-4:18 John from Pennsylvania wonders if he can watch part of the AFC Championship Game at Epcot and if he is likely to meet any NFL players in Orlando for the Pro Bowl. Rikki recommends ESPN Club, Big River Grill, and the Epcot resort lounges; and Mike mentions the Atlantic Dance Hall
-13:37 Sarah seeks lounges with good food at Walt Disney World and asks for general tips on traveling solo

Episode 1082 - #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-7:30 Jenny Lee from Texas ponders the average wait time at Trader Sam's. Jenny Lee also asks about other lounges at the monorail loop hotels

Episode 1073 - Listener Questions
-5:43 Amanda from South Carolina asks if Disney's restaurant lounges are generally child-friendly and whether items can be ordered to go at the Tune In Lounge and the Tambu Lounge. Amanda also asks if the fireworks from Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party are similar to the regular Wishes fireworks when viewing from a distance

Episode 1022 - Listener Questions
-35:10 Jennifer from Iowa ponders good evening activities at Walt Disney World, such as lounges

Episode 1010 - Listener Questions
-6:17 Artie seeks tips for his extended family's trip to Walt Disney World. The Grand Floridan and lounges are discussed

Episode 791 - Listener Questions
-15:26 Brandy from Oklahoma asks about attempting walk-up dining as a solo traveler. Mike recommends lounges

Episode 789 - More Listener Questions
-20:56 Rachel from New York seeks the best counter service restaurant at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Pam mentions the Brown Derby Lounge

Episode 656 - Listener Questions
-17:38 Connie asks about food offerings at the Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge.

Episode 638 - Listener Questions
-7:23 Donna from Colorado discusses her experiences with low key WDW activities such as lounges and park music, and she asks for other suggestions. Mike recommends checking out the ambiance at the resorts, and Rikki delves into under-appreciated attractions

Episode 623 - Listener Questions
-7:10 Dominique from New York asks about places to watch the Super Bowl at WDW, especially ESPN Club. Mike recommends resort lobbies and lounges.

Mobile Ordering

Major Episodes
Episode 1251 - Pam talks Pop Century Refurbishment, Cabins at Ft. Wilderness, Mobile Ordering & More (25:40-30:21)

Monorail

See "Highway in the Sky Dine Around Progressive Dinner" under "Resort Restaurants" below

Outdoor Seating

Listener Questions
Episode 1109 - Listener Questions
-5:25 Roan from Pennsylvania seeks Disney World restaurants, either full service or counter service, that feature outdoor seating

Picky Eaters

Listener Questions
Episode 1238 - Listener Questions
-16:29 Katie from Wisconsin seeks a new dining experience with a picky eater and a non-picky eater. Mike mentions Olivia's, and Rikki mentions Homecomin'

Episode 977 - Listener Questions
-32:51 Sharon asks about sharing meals with picky eaters at Walt Disney World, or only ordering desserts

Episode 908 - Listener Questions
-28:04 Andy from Mississippi asks about ordering food not on a restaurant's menu such as to satisfy a picky eater

Private Dining

Major Episodes
Episode 976 - Once in a Lifetime Double Club-Level Trip (21:50-24:37)

Listener Questions
Episode 860 - Listener Questions
-7:08 Joe from New Jersey ponders private dining at the Grand Floridian for his anniversary and asks if private dining is available elsewhere on Disney property. Joe also asks about booking private dining as a DVC owner

Refillable Mugs

Major Episodes
Episode 1050 - Start with Apps (After 40:27) Style change

Listener Questions
Episode 1244 - Listener Questions
-31:16 Jennifer from Virginia decides between Wilderness Lodge and the Boardwalk Inn for a long-weekend with her new husband. Jennifer also asks about refillable mugs at the Boardwalk

Episode 1214 - Listener Questions
-8:00 Missy from Pennsylvania asks if she can obtain a refillable mug before entering her hotel room. Online check in is discussed

Episode 1181 - Listener Questions
-15:25 Andrew from the UK asks if he can transfer coffee from his refillable resort mug to a regular cup at Pepper Market

Episode 1070 - Listener Questions
-9:06 Julie from Indiana asks if she can use the same refillable mug during both parts of a split-resort stay

Episode 1025 - Listener Questions
-15:19 Tony from Ohio asks about refillable mug protocol

Episode 677 - Listener Questions
-13:46 Riley from Canada asks if he can use his Dining Plan-included refillable mug on the second part of his trip, during which he will not be on a Dining Plan

Episode 662 - Listener Questions
-18:36 Bob from Massachusetts gives his thoughts on Refillable Mugs and asks about the corresponding RFID technology

Episode 617 - Listener Questions
-23:21 NJDisDad asks about refillable mug protocol when resort hopping
See Also: "Beverages" above

Resort Restaurants

Generally
Episode 1205 - Listener Questions
-15:09 Josh seeks a resort table service restaurant. Pam mentions Kona, and Rikki recommends Sanaa

Episode 1169 - Listener Questions
-40:43 Diane from New Jersey seeks good resort restaurants that do not require ADRs

Episode 1022 - Listener Questions
-17:42 Barry from Virginia seeks the best restaurants for lunch or dinner at either a resort or Disney Springs. Rikki reviews the new D-Luxe Burger at Disney Springs

Episode 965 - Listener Questions
-5:19 Peter from Canada shares his family's experience dining at numerous counter service restaurants on the Magic Kingdom monorail loop, eating different courses at different restaurants. Peter also mentions music at the Grand Floridian

Episode 929 - Listener Questions
-19:04 Peter from Canada ponders a three-course meal, appetizer, main course, and dessert, among the counter service restaurants at the Polynesian, Grand Floridan, and Contemporary, respectively

Episode 860 - Listener Questions
-24:54 Brian from North Carolina seeks"filling" quick service meals for a school group

Episode 842 - Listener Questions
-18:22 Lisa ponders the best quick-service restaurants outside the parks that participate in the Dining Plan. Resort cafeterias and desserts are discussed.

Episode 832 - Listener Questions
-6:35 Amy from Washington ponders a resort restaurant for lunch. Mike recommends exploring the Polynesian; Rikki suggests the Wilderness Lodge and the Animal Kingdom Lodge

Episode 546 - Table Service Dining at Moderate Resorts

Episode 494: Which Disney Deluxe? (Includes discussion of food courts: to 9:50)

1900 Park Fare (Grand Floridan)
Episode 1235 - Listener Questions
-21:57 Megan asks about taking pictures with characters at 1900 Park Fare breakfast without Memory Maker

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (31:14-32:16)

Episode 1083 - More #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-38:35 Christie ponders the best character meal for a 13-year old girl who is not into princesses. Pam and Rikki mention 1900 Park Fare

Episode 1070 - Listener Questions
-28:10 Elizabeth from Illinois asks about experiencing attractions during Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and her FastPass Plus reservations generally. Elizabeth also asks if she can reasonably expect to view the 8:30 Boo to You Parade after a 7:10 ADR at Cinderella's Royal Table. Rikki recommends eating dinner at 1900 Park Fare instead

Episode 962 - Listener Questions
-27:10 Brett shares a family reunion trip report. Typhoon Lagoon, Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, Beaches and Cream, and 1900 Park Fare are discussed

Episode 953 - Listener Questions
-19:11 Erica from Indiana thinks about traveling back to Disney's Hollywood Studios by 8PM on Christmas night after a 6PM ADR at 1900 Park Fare. Mike mentions Uber

Episode 766 - Surprise 18th Birthday at 3 Walt Disney World Resorts (26:04-27:39)

Episode 728 - Listener Questions
-7:31 Angie from Ohio asks about the Wilderness Lodge and good one-credit restaurants in the Magic Kingdom resort area. Mike discusses his breakfast at Whispering Canyon Cafe and another meal at Kona. Pam mentions Trail's End; Rikki mentions 1900 Park Fare

Episode 682 - Toddler’s First Trip to Port Orleans - French Quarter (28:02-30:34)

Episode 579 - Thoughts on Summer 2013 WDW Vacations (23:26-28:08)

Episode 573 - Best Experiences For Your Princess (12:54-15:14)

Ample Hills Creamery (Boardwalk)
Episode 1183 - Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort (19:53-20:51)

Episode 1149 - Ample Hills Creamery Vs. Beaches & Cream (6:11-17:24)

Episode 1147 - Boardwalk 2 Bedroom Villa in August (31:46-33:51)

Episode 1133 - Listener Questions
-24:26 Kris from Illinois asks about the Ooey Gooey Butter Cake ice cream at Ample Hills

Episode 1131 - Is This Romantic? - Part 2 (18:42-20:48)

Episode 1113 - Wrapping Up 2016 at Walt Disney World (26:49-27:19)

Episode 1086 - Breaking Down an Itinerary (27:55-29:15)

Episode 1047 - AbracadaBar, Coca-Cola Store, and More! (21:49-24:43)

Episode 1038 - 5 New Things from Mike’s Walt Disney World Vacation (After 43:10)

Episode 1014 - Disney’s Boardwalk Inn Resort (30:50-31:25)

Artist Point (Wilderness Lodge)
Episode 709 - Coast to Coast Challenge Experience (23:37-24:56)

Episode 670 - Pop Century, Great Meals, Extended Family (19:08-20:47)

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report (33:20-37:00)

Beach Club Marketplace (Beach Club)
Episode 1226 - Listener Questions
-14:25 Ben asks about counter service dining options near the Boardwalk. Pam mentions the Beach Club Marketplace and Boardwalk Bakery

Beaches and Cream (Beach Club)
Episode 1149 - Ample Hills Creamery Vs. Beaches & Cream (After 17:25)

Episode 1147 - Boardwalk 2 Bedroom Villa in August (31:46-33:51)

Episode 1131 - Is This Romantic? - Part 2 (8:04-12:04)

Episode 1097 - Listener Questions
-33:58 Rachel from Texas asks about dining solo at Flying Fish or Beaches & Cream without ADRs

Episode 1075 - Bachelorette Party at the Boardwalk (11:53-13:09) Kitchen Sink

Episode 1074 - Right now at Walt Disney World (16:39-17:57)

Episode 1055 - Listener Questions
-6:20 Matt from New Jersey seeks economical dining options, including quick service eateries, for an eight-man bachelor party. Mike mentions ESPN Club; Rikki mentions Beaches & Cream and Blaze Pizza; and Pam suggests Big River Grille and Brewing Works, and Boardwalk Bakery

Episode 962 - Listener Questions
-27:10 Brett shares a family reunion trip report. Typhoon Lagoon, Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, Beaches and Cream, and 1900 Park Fare are discussed

Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (21:52-24:13)

Episode 775 - Yacht Club, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Deluxe Dining Adventure (39:15-42:00)

Episode 735 - Mike’s June 2014 Port Orleans - Riverside Trip (18:34-19:35)

Episode 718 - Walt Disney World Resort Scouting Trip (13:03-14:00)

Episode 656 - Listener Questions
-14:14 Scott from New York shares how his experience with making an ADR for Beaches and Cream on the My Disney Experience App differed from doing so on the main Disney dining website.

Episode 636 - Current Walt Disney World Topics (4:30-10:31) ADRs

Episode 548 - Listener Questions
-3:00 Marci from New York asks about fitting in a visit to Beaches and Cream for dessert

Big River Grille & Brewing Works (Boardwalk)
Episode 1241 - Listener Questions
-37:39 Barbara from Massachusetts seeks dining options in the Epcot resort area. Pam mentions Big River Grille

Episode 1217 - Listener Questions
-5:51 Frank discusses the beer selection, service, and ambiance at the Big River Grille and Brewing Works at the Boardwalk

Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants (25:55-28:55)

Episode 1121 - Listener Questions
-4:18 John from Pennsylvania wonders if he can watch part of the AFC Championship Game at Epcot and if he is likely to meet any NFL players in Orlando for the Pro Bowl. Rikki recommends ESPN Club, Big River Grille, and the Epcot resort lounges; and Mike mentions the Atlantic Dance Hall

Episode 1075 - Bachelorette Party at the Boardwalk (10:35-11:52)

Episode 1055 - Listener Questions
-6:20 Matt from New Jersey seeks economical dining options, including quick service eateries, for an eight-man bachelor party. Mike mentions ESPN Club; Rikki mentions Beaches & Cream and Blaze Pizza; and Pam suggests Big River Grille and Brewing Works, and Boardwalk Bakery

Episode 993 - Name That Disney Restaurant Again (17:56-23:03)

Boardwalk Bakery (Boardwalk)
Episode 1226 - Listener Questions
-14:25 Ben asks about counter service dining options near the Boardwalk. Pam mentions the Beach Club Marketplace and Boardwalk Bakery

Episode 1055 - Listener Questions
-6:20 Matt from New Jersey seeks economical dining options, including quick service eateries, for an eight-man bachelor party. Mike mentions ESPN Club; Rikki mentions Beaches & Cream and Blaze Pizza; and Pam suggests Big River Grille and Brewing Works, and Boardwalk Bakery

Episode 936 - Mike Flew, Rikki Ran - 2015 Wine & Dine Half-Marathon Recap (27:04-27:26)

Episode 615 - Boardwalk Bakery

Boatwrights (Port Orleans Riverside)
Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (18:24-22:01)

Episode 888 - More Listener Questions
-8:04 Brett shares a non-park trip report, including his stay at Kidani Village; dining at Disney Springs/Downtown Disney, Maya Grill, and Boatwrights; and mini golf at Fantasia Gardens

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (29:36-31:10)

Episode 616 - Honeymoon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Club-Level (8:49-9:37)

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report (25:24-28:04)

Boma (Animal Kingdom Lodge: Jambo House)
Episode 1235 - Listener Questions
-5:55 Michael ponders non-park activities for two adults. Lounges, tours of Jiko and Boma, and Disney Springs are discussed

Episode 1172 - Listener Questions
-42:06 Karen from Michigan ponders good options for breakfast and dinner on Christmas Day. Rikki mentions Trails End for dinner and Boma for breakfast. Rikki also mentions the Holiday Surcharge

Episode 1145 - Listener Questions
-12:08 Hally from North Carolina seeks restaurant recommendations for an 11-person group encompassing all age ranges. Hally also asks about signing up for the Princess Half Marathon. Pam mentions Ohana and Boma

Episode 1065 - 21 with Hanna and Paige (30:04-31:31)

Episode 998 - Listener Questions
-16:47 Brittany from Illinois seeks the best Walt Disney World restaurants, especially brunch options. Pam discusses Narcoossee's. Mike wonders if Sanaa, Jiko, and Boma are too similar to do on the same trip

Episode 979 - Split Stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge & Disney’s Grand Floridian Villas (8:11-10:02)

Episode 945 - Culinary Tour at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge (11:33-18:38)

Episode 898 - Listener Questions Live from the Disney Dream
-15:37 A listener asks about celebrating a wedding at Walt Disney World with 12-15 people. The Illuminations Dessert Party, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Boma and Jiko tours, and the Boardwalk Inn are mentioned

Episode 865 - Boardwalk Inn, Cabins at Fort Wilderness & Flower and Garden Festival (9:11-11:24)

Episode 667 - Caribbean Beach Resort over Christmas 2013 (11:09-12:06)

California Grill (Contemporary)
Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (13:40-18:07)

Episode 1181 - Listener Questions
-13:25 Michelle from New York asks if Ohana or California Grill have any special meals on December 29 or 30

Episode 1177 - Party of 8 at Walt Disney World for the First Time (22:42-24:15)

Episode 1150 - Summer at Disney’s Contemporary Resort (14:17-15:11)

Episode 1144 - All-Star Movies, Port Orleans French Quarter, Beach Club & Free Dining (22:02-25:38)

Episode 1143 - More Listener Questions
-25:29 Autumn asks if spending two Dining Plan credits at either California Grill or Yachtsman Steakhouse is worth it

Episode 1142 - Listener Questions
-24:03 Colin seeks good restaurants and experiences for a wedding anniversary. Rikki mentions Celebration at the Top – Sip, Savor, Sparkle at the California Grill

Episode 1139 - Listener Questions
-6:11 Jamie asks about dining at Walt Disney World without an ADR, Jamie specifically asks if she can eat at the California Grill bar without an ADR. Lounges are discussed

Episode 1136 - Listener Questions
-30:06 Chelsea from Maryland asks if she should eat dinner at California Grill or at Le Cellier

Episode 1106 - Listener Questions
-35:33 Jennifer from Alabama ponders good restaurants for Mother's Day breakfast. Pam mentions Narcoossee's and the California Grill, and Mike recommends Sanaa

Episode 1097 - Listener Questions
-16:25 Julie from Brazil asks about Port Orleans French Quarter and upgrading to a river-view or king room, Victoria and Albert's for guests with special dietary needs, and romantic restaurants to celebrate a honeymoon vacation. Rikki mentions Tiffins, Mike recommends Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs, and Pam discusses California Grill

Episode 1068 - Would You Rather? (After 36:57)

Episode 1058 - Listener Questions
-5:21 Sylvia from Washington asks about viewing Magic Kingdom fireworks from the California Grill. Pam shares a related story. Rikki discusses Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Episode 1019 - Listener Questions
-5:34 Drew shares two mini trip reports. He discusses the transportation from and the swimming pool at the Boardwalk Inn; optimal rooms at the Animal Kingdom Lodge for animal viewing; the Impressions de France film at Epcot's World Showcase; appetizers at California Grill; and using Uber to move between resorts

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-12:51 Maria from Pennsylvania asks whether California Grill or Le Cellier is better for a date night, which may also include some theme park touring

Episode 970 - Spring and Fall Trips to All-Star Music & Port Orleans French Quarter (30:30-33:10)

Episode 964 - Mother/Daughter 10-Day Pop Century Resort Trip (16:50-19:59)

Episode 900 - Never Been There, Not Done That (29:42-31:38)

Episode 883 - Couples Getaway to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (25:57-28:09)

Episode 877 - Bay Lake Tower, Anniversary and First-timers Celebration (8:04-9:59)

Episode 827 - Listener Questions
-31:24 Sarah considers cancelling an ADR at either the California Grill or The Wave for a large party with children. She also wonders if Downtown Disney restaurants are better options than the aforementioned Contemporary restaurants

Episode 823 - Couples-Only Trip For a Family Man (13:09-15:18)

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (21:04-21:55)

Episode 776 - Listener Questions
-16:59 Riley shares a trip report highlighting FastPass Plus and California Grill

Episode 766 - Surprise 18th Birthday at 3 Walt Disney World Resorts (22:47-23:07; 24:20-25:40)

Episode 718 - Walt Disney World Resort Scouting Trip (25:33-27:00) Bar

Episode 703 - Contemporary Resort, First runDisney Experience, & Family (33:04-35:05)

Episode 673 - Being a Spectator at WDW Marathon Weekend (8:27-9:11)

Episode 655 - Couples Trip with Split Stay & Great Dining (18:41-21:03)

Episode 654 - Pam’s Boardwalk, Old Key West, & Wilderness Lodge Vacation (24:32-25:14)

Episode 606 - Pam’s Fall 2013 Trip Report (14:57-20:53)

Cape May Cafe (Beach Club)
Episode 811 - Grand Floridian & Beach Club Villas Stay (18:28-21:16)

Episode 775 - Yacht Club, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Deluxe Dining Adventure (38:30-39:14)

Episode 661 - Unexpected Magic with Family and Friends (37:30-38:21)

Episode 579 - Thoughts on Summer 2013 WDW Vacations (31:05-35:22)

Episode 541 - Two Amazing WDW Trips (7:26-8:59)

Captain's Grille (Yacht Club)
Episode 1125 - Top 3 Underrated “Things” at Walt Disney World (11:27-13:56)

Episode 1092 - Wine & Dine Weekend 2016 Recap (44:10-44:58)

Episode 997 - Hour 6 of 12-Hour Live Show for Give Kids the World - Underrated WDW Restaurants (13:12-16:18)

Episode 963 - Live from WDW Marathon Weekend 2016 (6:34-8:11) Breakfast

Episode 870 - Random WDW Restaurant Menus (22:17-31:02)

Episode 847 - Making the Most of a Couples Weekend (13:32-14:33)

Episode 845 - Listener Questions
-14:44 Elizabeth seeks the best restaurants and entertainment options at the Boardwalk for an anniversary trip. Rikki recommends the Yacht Club's Captain's Grille for breakfast

Episode 775 - Yacht Club, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Deluxe Dining Adventure (28:25-29:36)

Episode 628 - 18 Straight Thanksgiving Trips to WDW (6:14-6:33)

Chef Mickey's (Contemporary)
Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (8:07-11:02)

Episode 1160 - Listener Questions
-8:22 Josh from Louisiana asks about parking for a Chef Mickey's breakfast prior to actually checking in for his stay at the Contemporary Resort

Episode 1151 - Listener Questions
-29:45 Melissa from New Jersey asks if she can use her Magic Band to pay at non-Disney owned stores on property, Melissa also asks if she should eat breakfast at Chef Mickey's or Trattoria al Forno with two young children

Episode 979 - Split Stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge & Disney’s Grand Floridian Villas (38:06-38:56)

Episode 959 - Listener Questions
-20:00 Leslie from Wisconsin seeks transportation from Art of Animation to the Contemporary for a dinner ADR at Chef Mickey's

Episode 888 - More Listener Questions
-3:40 Aisha from Alabama shares a trip report from her Easter vacation, including a meal at Chef Mickey's and planning for a large group

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (18:27-21:03)

Episode 590 - Listener Questions
-7:12 Lori from Pennsylvania asks about the dessert quality at Chef Mickey's and whether she should order a special cake for her anniversary

Episode 577 - Deluxe DVC Stay, Upscale Dining & More (25:55-26:55)

Citricos (Grand Floridian)
Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-29:12 Mikey asks if he should dine at Ohana or at Citricos

Episode 961 - Three Resorts and Many Magical Experiences (36:05-36:34)

Episode 583 - Mother & Son Trip to Kidani Village (31:46-33:15)

Episode 577 - Deluxe DVC Stay, Upscale Dining & More (19:57-21:23)

Contempo Cafe (Contemporary)
Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (37:24-39:39)

ESPN Club (Boardwalk)
Episode 1121 - Listener Questions
-4:18 John from Pennsylvania wonders if he can watch part of the AFC Championship Game at Epcot and if he is likely to meet any NFL players in Orlando for the Pro Bowl. Rikki recommends ESPN Club, Big River Grille, and the Epcot resort lounges; and Mike mentions the Atlantic Dance Hall

Episode 1055 - Listener Questions
-6:20 Matt from New Jersey seeks economical dining options, including quick service eateries, for an eight-man bachelor party. Mike mentions ESPN Club; Rikki mentions Beaches & Cream and Blaze Pizza; and Pam suggests Big River Grille and Brewing Works, and Boardwalk Bakery

Episode 681 - WDW For the Sports Fan (10:25-12:47)

Episode 642 - Listener Questions
-19:47 Penny from Ohio asks for the best place to watch the Super Bowl at WDW. "ESPN Club VIP Premium Club Seats" is discussed.

Episode 623 - Listener Questions
-7:10 Dominique from New York asks about places to watch the Super Bowl at WDW, especially ESPN Club. Mike recommends resort lobbies and lounges.

Flying Fish (Boardwalk)
Episode 1249 - 2 Weeks at Animal Kingdom Lodge from the United Kingdom (14:47-15:16)

Episode 1126 - Disney’s Boardwalk Villas & Yacht Club Resort (11:48-12:42)

Episode 1118 - Listener Questions
-11:21 Alana from Maryland decides between The Boathouse and Flying Fish for dinner

Episode 1113 - Wrapping Up 2016 at Walt Disney World (28:30-30:40)

Episode 1097 - Listener Questions
-33:58 Rachel from Texas asks about dining solo at Flying Fish or Beaches & Cream without ADRs

Episode 1092 - Wine & Dine Weekend 2016 Recap (29:57-30:44)

Episode 1047 - AbracadaBar, Coca-Cola Store, and More! (9:10-21:47) AbracadaBar

Episode 991 - UK Family Visits Old Key West, Surfs, and Enjoys Great Dining Experiences (26:23-28:18)

Episode 976 - Once in a Lifetime Double Club-Level Trip (17:10-19:11)

Episode 964 - Mother/Daughter 10-Day Pop Century Resort Trip (13:56-16:34)

Episode 883 - Couples Getaway to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (25:07-25:52)

Episode 604 - Deb Wills from 12-Hour Live Show (16:54-19:31)

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report (13:13-16:40)

Episode 415: Boardwalk Resort, Flying Fish, and Family Fun

Episode 384: Dolphins, Flying Fish, and Romance

The Fountain (Dolphin)
Episode 993 - Name That Disney Restaurant Again (32:04-35:09)

Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (21:52-24:13)

Episode 622 - 3-Day Trip Staying at the Dolphin (8:03-8:39)

Gasparilla Island Grill (Grand Floridian)
Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (18:16-21:02)

Geyser Point Bar and Grill (Wilderness Lodge)
Episode 1158 - Geyser Point, Flower & Garden Festival, Toothsome & More with Rikki (19:49-29:00)

Grand Floridian Cafe (Grand Floridian)
Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (After 34:17)

Episode 997 - Hour 6 of 12-Hour Live Show for Give Kids the World - Underrated WDW Restaurants (16:26-18:11)

Episode 992 - Listener Questions
-41:06 Angie seeks economical dining options. Rikki mentions the Grand Floridian Cafe and the Plaza Restaurant

Episode 969 - Guess That Walt Disney World Restaurant (35:39-40:51)

Episode 731 - Listener Questions
-7:41 Bob from Massachusetts asks if he should keep his breakfast ADR at Kona Cafe considering the construction at the Polynesian. He also ponders Whispering Canyon Cafe, Grand Floridian Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant

Highway in the Sky Dine Around Progressive Dinner (Grand Floridian; Contemporary; and Polynesian)
Episode 1249 - 2 Weeks at Animal Kingdom Lodge from the United Kingdom (18:39-22:35)

Episode 1114 - Looking Forward to 2017 at Walt Disney World (23:58-25:08)

Episode 1104 - At , Would You Consider _? (17:44-27:31)

Il Mulino (Swan)
Episode 1083 - More #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-22:36 Sherry ponders appropriate dress for Il Mulino

Episode 808 - Coronado Springs Business Class August 2014 Trip (19:37-20:20)

Episode 769 - Hour 4 of 12 Hour Live Show - My Disney Experience App Tutorial (2:42-5:25)

Episode 673 - Being a Spectator at WDW Marathon Weekend (9:12-11:15)

Episode 655 - Couples Trip with Split Stay & Great Dining (29:12-30:30)

Episode 652 - Pop Century & Beach Club Family Fun (31:15-33:21)

Jiko (Animal Kingdom Lodge: Jambo House)
Episode 1235 - Listener Questions
-5:55 Michael ponders non-park activities for two adults. Lounges, tours of Jiko and Boma, and Disney Springs are discussed

Episode 1124 - Listener Questions
-12:20 Nancy asks if she should keep her ADR at Jiko, or if she should switch her ADR to The Boathouse or Chef Art Smith's Homecoming

Episode 1072 - A Trip Fit For a King (27:38-28:55)

Episode 1012 - Honeymoon Split-Stay at Beach Club and Animal Kingdom Lodge (16:12-20:18) Wanyama Safari and Dinner

Episode 998 - Listener Questions
-16:47 Brittany from Illinois seeks the best Walt Disney World restaurants, especially brunch options. Pam discusses Narcoossee's. Mike wonders if Sanaa, Jiko, and Boma are too similar to do on the same trip

Episode 979 - Split Stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge & Disney’s Grand Floridian Villas (14:59-17:57)

Episode 976 - Once in a Lifetime Double Club-Level Trip (19:19-21:49)

Episode 945 - Culinary Tour at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge (18:41-21:49)

Episode 900 - Never Been There, Not Done That (27:12-28:11)

Episode 898 - Listener Questions Live from the Disney Dream
-15:37 A listener asks about celebrating a wedding at Walt Disney World with 12-15 people. The Illuminations Dessert Party, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Boma and Jiko tours, and the Boardwalk Inn are mentioned

Episode 824 - Listener Questions
-13:46 Julie from Indiana seeks the best restaurant at Animal Kingdom Lodge. Jiko is especially discussed

Episode 736 - Princess Weekend with a Large Group (14:10-15:22)

Episode 654 - Pam’s Boardwalk, Old Key West, & Wilderness Lodge Vacation (25:15-27:48)

Episode 583 - Mother & Son Trip to Kidani Village (20:50-22:30)

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report (19:09-22:15)

Kona Cafe (Polynesian)
Episode 1205 - Listener Questions
-15:09 Josh seeks a resort table service restaurant. Pam mentions Kona, and Rikki recommends Sanaa

Episode 1169 - Listener Questions
-15:38 Robbie from Maryland seeks good quick service breakfast options outside of the theme parks. Changes to Kona's breakfast menu are discussed

Episode 1160 - Listener Questions
-12:26 Josh from Louisiana seeks the best steak at a non-Signature restaurant at Walt Disney World. Rikki mentions Kona for lunch, and Pam suggests Olivia's

Episode 1116 - Rikki’s 2016 Walt Disney World Christmas Adventure (15:04-16:59)

Episode 1074 - Right now at Walt Disney World (27:36-30:04) Breakfast

Episode 1051 - Party of 8 at Grand Floridian Villas Who Awaken Summer (29:35-30:03)

Episode 1041 - Mike’s Disney Cruise, Animal Kingdom Lodge & More (7:22-9:44)

Episode 988 - 2 Week Polynesian Village Honeymoon from the United Kingdom (8:47-9:17)

Episode 731 - Listener Questions
-7:41 Bob from Massachusetts asks if he should keep his breakfast ADR at Kona Cafe considering the construction at the Polynesian. He also ponders Whispering Canyon Cafe, Grand Floridian Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant

Episode 728 - Listener Questions
-7:31 Angie from Ohio asks about the Wilderness Lodge and good one-credit restaurants in the Magic Kingdom resort area. Mike discusses his breakfast at Whispering Canyon Cafe and another meal at Kona. Pam mentions Trail's End; Rikki mentions 1900 Park Fare

Episode 645 - Listener Questions
-16:45 Gretchen from Illinois asks if Kona Cafe or Ohana is a better breakfast option for a group with two young children and a grandmother

Episode 277: Kona Cafe Review

Kouzzina by Cat Cora (Boardwalk Now Closed)
Episode 716 - Listener Questions
-25:25 Mike ponders the replacement for the Kouzzina by Cat Cora restaurant, which is scheduled to close on September 30, 2014

Landscape of Flavors Food Court (Art of Animation)
Episode 969 - Guess That Walt Disney World Restaurant (16:28-20:10)

Episode 729 - Landscape of Flavors

Las Ventanas (Coronado Springs)
Episode 969 - Guess That Walt Disney World Restaurant (After 40:52)

The Mara (Animal Kingdom Lodge: Jambo House)
Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (27:29-31:35)

Maya Grill (Coronado Springs)
Episode 1119 - Maya Grill

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-16:40 CJ mentions five restaurants (Maya Grill, Le Cellier, The Boathouse, Tutto Italia, and Artist Point)and asks the hosts to pick the best eatery of this bunch. The Boathouse and Maya Grill are discussed

Episode 963 - Live from WDW Marathon Weekend 2016 (13:27-18:11)

Episode 911 - Listener Questions
-25:21 Andrew asks if he can park at Coronado Springs to eat at Maya Grill when he is staying at an All Star resort

Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (26:09-27:08)

Episode 888 - More Listener Questions
-8:04 Brett shares a non-park trip report, including his stay at Kidani Village; dining at Disney Springs/Downtown Disney, Maya Grill, and Boatwrights; and mini golf at Fantasia Gardens

Episode 809 - Listener Questions
-6:48 Brett ponders activities and restaurants outside the parks to enjoy on a four-day anniversary trip. Mike recommends the Maya Grill. Debbie suggests riding the monorail system. Rikki recommends exploring the Animal Kingdom Lodge

Episode 735 - Mike’s June 2014 Port Orleans - Riverside Trip (27:18-31:55)

Episode 717 - Mike’s Pre-trip Thoughts (After 28:55)

Narcoossee's (Grand Floridian)
Episode 1249 - 2 Weeks at Animal Kingdom Lodge from the United Kingdom (15:32-16:35)

Episode 1194 - From a Kid’s Point of View (12:30-13:14)

Episode 1135 - A Most Romantic First-time Trip to Walt Disney World (After 31:21)

Episode 1106 - Listener Questions
-35:33 Jennifer from Alabama ponders good restaurants for Mother's Day breakfast. Pam mentions Narcoossee's and the California Grill, and Mike recommends Sanaa

Episode 1068 - Would You Rather? (After 36:57)

Episode 998 - Listener Questions
-16:47 Brittany from Illinois seeks the best Walt Disney World restaurants, especially brunch options. Pam discusses Narcoossee's. Mike wonders if Sanaa, Jiko, and Boma are too similar to do on the same trip

Episode 992 - Listener Questions
-32:20 Chris from Massachusetts ponders a restaurant for six to 10 people for brunch. Pam mentions Narcoossee's

Episode 625 - Live Interviews from Epic October 2013 (8:08-9:48)

Episode 616 - Honeymoon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Club-Level (16:39-17:48)

'Ohana (Polynesian)
Episode 1247 - Listener Questions
-27:50 Sherry asks about dining with a banana allergy at Walt Disney World, especially in regards to the bread pudding at 'Ohana

Episode 1237 - Art of Animation Resort for Thanksgiving Holiday (24:54-25:32)

Episode 1222 - Coronado Springs, 4th of July, Romantic Proposal (27:21-29:20)

Episode 1181 - Listener Questions
-13:25 Michelle from New York asks if Ohana or California Grill have any special meals on December 29 or 30

Episode 1178 - Listener Questions
-27:28 Benjamin asks about the spiciness of the food at Ohana

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (14:54-16:16)

Episode 1145 - Listener Questions
-12:08 Hally from North Carolina seeks restaurant recommendations for an 11-person group encompassing all age ranges. Hally also asks about signing up for the Princess Half Marathon. Pam mentions Ohana and Boma

Episode 1126 - Disney’s Boardwalk Villas & Yacht Club Resort (14:04-15:38)

Episode 1078 - Multi-Generational Trip over Spring Break 2016 (21:21-22:14)

Episode 1076 - Listener Questions
-17:59 Lauren discusses the "Polynesian Twilight Feast," a room service version of Ohana dinner

Episode 1065 - 21 with Hanna and Paige (20:00-20:43)

Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-29:12 Mikey asks if he should dine at Ohana or at Citricos

Episode 1053 - Should I Stay or Should I Go? (26:38-30:44)

Episode 1052 - Listener Questions
-17:37 Matt and Steph ask about honeymoon activities at the Polynesian and Coronado Springs. Pam discusses the resort pools. A listener mentions room service delivery from Ohana

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-14:12 Joey from North Carolina asks about the best Disney restaurants for a solo first-time visitor on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Joey also ponders the best times to have a table service meal in the theme parks. Ohana, Biergarten, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant are mentioned

Episode 1041 - Mike’s Disney Cruise, Animal Kingdom Lodge & More (37:16-39:44)

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-23:42 Emma from the UK seeks good restaurants for toddlers at Walt Disney World. Ohana, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Pinocchio Village Haus, and Trail's End are discussed

Episode 1015 - Pop Century Stay for Karate Competition at ESPN Wide World of Sports (20:25-23:30)

Episode 979 - Split Stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge & Disney’s Grand Floridian Villas (25:16-26:24)

Episode 961 - Three Resorts and Many Magical Experiences (25:49-26:49) Breakfast

Episode 941 - Listener Questions
-21:10 Connor from North Dakota asks about lunch and dinner at Tusker House. Connor also asks about Ohana, Trader Sam's, and his ADRs in general. Finally, Connor ponders a final ADR for a twenty-one year old couple on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 928 - Beach Club, November Fun and Friends (21:46-23:03)

Episode 914 - Listener Questions
-5:52 Kristen from West Virginia asks if she should utilize her FastPass Plus for meeting Anna and Elsa or attend her ADR at Ohana, as she inadvertently overlapped the two options. Kristen also wonders if she can arrive late for the ADR

Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (10:20-11:21)

Episode 890 - Listener Questions
-10:39 Richard asks about showing up several hours early for an 'Ohana ADR in hopes of getting seated earlier

Episode 872 - Listener Questions
-9:15 Travis asks about parking at the Transportation and Ticket Center for eventual meals at Trail's End and 'Ohana. He also asks if he can park at Wilderness Lodge for his meal at Trail's End. Pam discusses Fort Wilderness

Episode 863 - Listener Questions
-9:50 Rob from Canada seeks a table service restaurant for a 25-person group. Mike mentions 'Ohana, Biergarten, Teppan Edo, The Wave, and Trail's End.

Episode 824 - Listener Questions
-5:14 Brian ponders crowds at the other parks if the Magic Kingdom again hosts a 24-hour event on Memorial Day. He also wonders how he should schedule an 'Ohana breakfast ADR around a possible event.

Episode 823 - Couples-Only Trip For a Family Man (23:41-24:56)

Episode 808 - Coronado Springs Business Class August 2014 Trip (9:07-9:48)

Episode 767 - Listener Questions
-6:01 Joel from Canada ponders the general pace of dinner at 'Ohana because he wants to view the Magic Kingdom's fireworks from the restaurant

Episode 764 - Listener Questions
-22:11 Jamie asks about eating at 'Ohana and exploring the Polynesian in January 2015 considering the construction

Episode 682 - Toddler’s First Trip to Port Orleans - French Quarter (39:40-40:47)

Episode 645 - Listener Questions
-16:45 Gretchen from Illinois asks if Kona Cafe or Ohana is a better breakfast option for a group with two young children and a grandmother

Episode 637 - A Trip for a Princess (10:09-11:15)

Episode 577 - Deluxe DVC Stay, Upscale Dining & More (13:30-14:45)

Episode 568 - Teens, Infant, and Spring Break at Pop Century (20:09-21:29)

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report (8:36-10:44)

P & J's Southern Takeout (Fort Wilderness)
Episode 1252 - 10 Day Trip in February over the Princess Half-Marathon Weekend (32:28-34:25)

Olivia's Cafe (Old Key West)
Episode 1238 - Listener Questions
-16:29 Katie from Wisconsin seeks a new dining experience with a picky eater and a non-picky eater. Mike mentions Olivia's, and Rikki mentions Homecomin'

Episode 1160 - Listener Questions
-12:26 Josh from Louisiana seeks the best steak at a non-Signature restaurant at Walt Disney World. Rikki mentions Kona for lunch, and Pam suggests Olivia's

Episode 963 - Live from WDW Marathon Weekend 2016 (26:22-35:39; Esp. 34:17-35:18)

Episode 708 - WDW Trip Reports from Debbie and Rikki (22:23-23:27)

Episode 654 - Pam’s Boardwalk, Old Key West, & Wilderness Lodge Vacation (15:41-17:12)

Episode 633 - Disney's Old Key West Resort (20:38-27:02)

Pepper Market (Coronado Springs)
Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (10:58-12:09)

Picabu (Dolphin)
Episode 1232 - Listener Questions
-37:40 John from New York comments on the Picabu buffeteria at the Dolphin

Roaring Fork (Wilderness Lodge)
Episode 1118 - Listener Questions
-5:28 Rebecca from the UK wonders whether she should eat at The Wave or at Roaring Fork on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Rebecca also seeks good restaurants near AbracadaBar to celebrate her boyfriend's birthday

Sanaa (Animal Kingdom Lodge: Kidani Village)
Episode 1232 - Listener Questions
-31:07 Natalie asks about eating a Thanksgiving lunch at Walt Disney World, notably at Sanaa or at The Wave. Restaurants that serve traditional Thanksgiving meals are discussed

Episode 1207 - Fort Wilderness Cabins during Food & Wine Festival (27:24-29:11)

Episode 1205 - Listener Questions
-15:09 Josh seeks a resort table service restaurant. Pam mentions Kona, and Rikki recommends Sanaa

Episode 1177 - Party of 8 at Walt Disney World for the First Time (24:15-25:04)

Episode 1157 - Listener Questions
-11:39 Nicole from New Jersey wonders if she should eat at Sanaa or Paddlefish at Disney Springs

Episode 1146 - 9 “Outside The Box” Tips for 9 Years (32:15-34:09)

Episode 1132 - Grand Floridian Club Level, Character Meals and a Hurricane (17:58-19:16)

Episode 1106 - Listener Questions
-35:33 Jennifer from Alabama ponders good restaurants for Mother's Day breakfast. Pam mentions Narcoossee's and the California Grill, and Mike recommends Sanaa

Episode 1052 - Listener Questions
-11:29 Alexandria from Canada asks about requesting specific seating at Coral Reef, next to the tank, and Sanaa, next to the window adjacent to the savanna

Episode 1051 - Party of 8 at Grand Floridian Villas Who Awaken Summer (30:05-31:51)

Episode 998 - Listener Questions
-16:47 Brittany from Illinois seeks the best Walt Disney World restaurants, especially brunch options. Pam discusses Narcoossee's. Mike wonders if Sanaa, Jiko, and Boma are too similar to do on the same trip

Episode 987 - Rikki’s 2016 Flower & Garden Festival Preview Trip Report (20:55-28:52)

Episode 983 - Listener Questions
-5:44 Patrick from Tennessee ponders good restaurants for a honeymoon dinner at Walt Disney World. Pam mentions The Boathouse, Rikki suggests Sanaa, and Mike recommends Jiko

Episode 971 - Listener Questions
-37:36 Bill from Vermont ponders activities that will appeal to diverse age groups. The Grand Floridan tea service, Sanaa, miniature golf, and pontoon boats are mentioned

Episode 961 - Three Resorts and Many Magical Experiences (8:36-9:47)

Episode 932 - Listener Questions
-25:15 Jan from Indiana shares a trip report from her April vacation to Walt Disney World. The Disney Dining Plan, the Hollywood Brown Derby, Le Cellier, World Showcase touring, the Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour, and Sanaa are discussed

Episode 874 - 3 Weeks in Florida - Fantasy, Pop, Give Kids the World, & More (23:09-25:20)

Episode 847 - Making the Most of a Couples Weekend (10:03-11:09)

Episode 808 - Coronado Springs Business Class August 2014 Trip (25:37-26:44)

Episode 775 - Yacht Club, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Deluxe Dining Adventure (14:13-15:51)

Episode 772 - Villains, Animal Kingdom Lodge, & Dolphin (18:01-19:00)

Episode 721 - Work Conference Turns Into Anniversary Getaway (13:38-18:12)

Episode 670 - Pop Century, Great Meals, Extended Family (23:33-24:25)

Episode 583 - Mother & Son Trip to Kidani Village (35:26-37:36)

Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory (Port Orleans: French Quarter)
Episode 1055 - Listener Questions
-33:41 Molly from Kansas asks about the refurbishments to the Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory at Port Orleans French Quarter

Shula's Steakhouse (Dolphin)
Episode 577 - Deluxe DVC Stay, Upscale Dining & More (19:20-19:57)

Shutters (Caribbean Beach)
Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants (17:11-18:30)

Todd English's Bluezoo (Dolphin)
Episode 900 - Never Been There, Not Done That (28:12-29:41)

Episode 655 - Couples Trip with Split Stay & Great Dining (30:31-30:58)

Episode 577 - Deluxe DVC Stay, Upscale Dining & More (18:09-19:19)

Trader Sam's Grog Grotto (Polynesian)
See "Beverages" above

Trail's End (Fort Wilderness)
Episode 1220 - Listener Questions
-4:28 Jason seeks evening and nighttime anniversary activities. Pam mentions Trail's End, Fort Wilderness, and Mizner's Lounge at the Grand Floridian

Episode 1172 - Listener Questions
-42:06 Karen from Michigan ponders good options for breakfast and dinner on Christmas Day. Rikki mentions Trails End for dinner and Boma for breakfast. Rikki also mentions the Holiday Surcharge

Episode 1156 - Bachelor Party at Walt Disney World (28:58-31:40)

Episode 1123 - A Sibling Trip to Port Orleans Riverside (20:10-21:27)

Episode 1111 - All-Stars and Star Wars in the Spring (10:46-13:02)

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-23:42 Emma from the UK seeks good restaurants for toddlers at Walt Disney World. Ohana, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Pinocchio Village Haus, and Trails End are discussed

Episode 997 - Hour 6 of 12-Hour Live Show for Give Kids the World - Underrated WDW Restaurants (After 56:47)

Episode 956 - Listener Questions
-3:11 Rikki recounts Christmas dinner at Trail's End

Episode 936 - Mike Flew, Rikki Ran - 2015 Wine & Dine Half-Marathon Recap (20:38-21:44)

Episode 872 - Listener Questions
-9:15 Travis asks about parking at the Transportation and Ticket Center for eventual meals at Trail's End and 'Ohana. He also asks if he can park at Wilderness Lodge for his meal at Trail's End. Pam discusses Fort Wilderness

Episode 863 - Listener Questions
-9:50 Rob from Canada seeks a table service restaurant for a 25-person group. Mike mentions 'Ohana, Biergarten, Teppan Edo, The Wave, and Trail's End.

Episode 812 - Listener Questions
-26:58 Jenny asks about transportation to an 8 AM ADR at Trail's End

Episode 801 - Listener Questions
-20:59 Connor from North Dakota asks about transportation back to Pop Century after a 7:30 PM reservation at Trail's End on a night when the Magic Kingdom closes at 8 PM

Episode 728 - Listener Questions
-7:31 Angie from Ohio asks about the Wilderness Lodge and good one-credit restaurants in the Magic Kingdom resort area. Mike discusses his breakfast at Whispering Canyon Cafe and another meal at Kona. Pam mentions Trail's End; Rikki mentions 1900 Park Fare

Episode 670 - Pop Century, Great Meals, Extended Family (22:21-23:33)

Episode 541 - Two Amazing WDW Trips (32:00-32:42)

Trattoria al Forno (Boardwalk)
Episode 1195 - Saratoga Springs, Fort Wilderness, and Coronado Springs All-In-One (7:34-8:11)

Episode 1151 - Listener Questions
-29:45 Melissa from New Jersey asks if she can use her Magic Band to pay at non-Disney owned stores on property, Melissa also asks if she should eat breakfast at Chef Mickey's or Trattoria al Forno with two young children

Episode 1148 - Listener Questions
-33:41 Mel seeks fun character meals for a two-year old girl. Mike mentions Garden Grill, and Pam mentions Trattoria al Forno and Akershus

Episode 810 - The Other Things (18:12-20:38)

Turf Club (Saratoga Springs)
Episode 829 - A Very Grand Gathering to Celebrate Retirement (11:37-15:43)

Episode 767 - Listener Questions
-19:13 Erica from Indiana thanks Rikki for finding out where the chocolate-espresso tort on the Walt Disney World website is served (Turf Club)

Episode 748 - Listener Questions
-6:56 Caitlin asks where she can find a dessert featured on Disney.com. Rikki says it's at Saratoga Springs' Turf Club restaurant

Victoria and Albert's (Grand Floridian)
Episode 1097 - Listener Questions
-16:25 Julie from Brazil asks about Port Orleans French Quarter and upgrading to a river-view or king room, Victoria and Albert's for guests with special dietary needs, and romantic restaurants to celebrate a honeymoon vacation. Rikki mentions Tiffins, Mike recommends Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs, and Pam discusses California Grill

Episode 988 - 2 Week Polynesian Village Honeymoon from the United Kingdom (16:03-20:14)

Episode 986 - Listener Questions
-29:31 Coleen, who is planning an anniversary trip for her parents, asks about the accuracy of the sample menus for Victoria and Albert's on the My Disney Experience App. Coleen also asks about making an ADR for Victoria and Albert's, potentially hiding this ADR from My Disney Experience, and prepaying for the meal

Episode 889 - Disneymoon on the Platinum Plan at Christmas (24:28-26:13)

Episode 883 - Couples Getaway to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (28:10-33:03)

Episode 855 - Even More Tough Disney Choices (22:59-26:35)

Episode 803 - Listener Questions
-19:22 Teren from South Carolina says her party was able to get free valet parking at the Grand Floridian for an ADR at Victoria and Albert's with no time restriction

Episode 776 - Listener Questions
-7:43; 15:59 Teren from South Carolina asks about complementary valet parking for Victoria and Alberts

Episode 616 - Honeymoon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Club-Level (19:50-22:45)

The Wave (Contemporary)
Episode 1232 - Listener Questions
-31:07 Natalie asks about eating a Thanksgiving lunch at Walt Disney World, notably at Sanaa or at The Wave. Restaurants that serve traditional Thanksgiving meals are discussed

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (26:10-28:53)

Episode 1133 - Listener Questions
-31:32 Paul asks about good breakfast buffets at Walt Disney World. Rikki recommends The Wave

Episode 1125 - Top 3 Underrated “Things” at Walt Disney World (11:27-13:56)

Episode 1118 - Listener Questions
-5:28 Rebecca from the UK wonders whether she should eat at The Wave or at Roaring Fork on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Rebecca also seeks good restaurants near AbracadaBar to celebrate her boyfriend's birthday

Episode 997 - Hour 6 of 12-Hour Live Show for Give Kids the World - Underrated WDW Restaurants (42:19-49:45)

Episode 988 - 2 Week Polynesian Village Honeymoon from the United Kingdom (21:37-22:18)

Episode 909 - Rikki’s WDW Labor Day Weekend Trip (17:11-21:17)

Episode 863 - Listener Questions
-9:50 Rob from Canada seeks a table service restaurant for a 25-person group. Mike mentions 'Ohana, Biergarten, Teppan Edo, The Wave, and Trail's End.

Episode 827 - Listener Questions
-31:24 Sarah considers cancelling an ADR at either the California Grill or The Wave for a large party with children. She also wonders if Downtown Disney restaurants are better options than the aforementioned Contemporary restaurants

Episode 650 - Listener Questions
-8:03 Tim ponders Disney's best non-seafood restaurants that are also a good value. Pam discusses The Wave, and Debbie brings up Starring Rolls Cafe

Episode 609 - Epic October 2013 Memories (35:08-38:50)

Episode 67: Saratoga Springs Resort, The Wave, MNSSHP

Whispering Canyon Cafe (Wilderness Lodge)
Episode 1226 - Listener Questions
-22:20 Corey from Pennsylvania, who will be on the Dining Plan, asks about sharing appetizers and desserts and splitting a bill with guests who will not be on the Disney Dining Plan. Rikki recommends eating at Art Smith's Homecomin', and Mike recommends Whispering Canyon Cafe

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (16:20-18:19)

Episode 1061 - Listener Questions
-20:17 Becky from the UK seeks tips for newbies to Walt Disney World, and asks about Saratoga Springs and good restaurants. Mike and Rikki discuss Disney Springs, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and Chef Art Smith's Homecoming

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-14:12 Joey from North Carolina asks about the best Disney restaurants for a solo first-time visitor on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Joey also ponders the best times to have a table service meal in the theme parks. Ohana, Biergarten, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant are mentioned

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-23:42 Emma from the UK seeks good restaurants for toddlers at Walt Disney World. Ohana, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Pinocchio Village Haus, and Trail's End are discussed

Episode 1021 - More Listener Questions
-25:01 Craig recommends Whispering Canyon Cafe

Episode 898 - Listener Questions Live from the Disney Dream
-15:37 A listener asks about celebrating a wedding at Walt Disney World with 12-15 people. The Illuminations Dessert Party, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Boma and Jiko tours, and the Boardwalk Inn are mentioned

Episode 875 - Listener Questions
-25:14 Scott from Wisconsin asks if he can leave his car at the Wilderness Lodge and tour the Magic Kingdom after breakfast at Whispering Canyon Cafe

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (15:05-16:51)

Episode 798 - Listener Questions
-20:16 Elisa asks about the best restaurants for breakfast at Walt Disney World. Pam talks about the Whispering Canyon Cafe

Episode 738 - Mike’s Wilderness Lodge Stay & More! (15:16-19:48)

Episode 731 - Listener Questions
-7:41 Bob from Massachusetts asks if he should keep his breakfast ADR at Kona Cafe considering the construction at the Polynesian. He also ponders Whispering Canyon Cafe, Grand Floridian Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant

Episode 728 - Listener Questions
-7:31 Angie from Ohio asks about the Wilderness Lodge and good one-credit restaurants in the Magic Kingdom resort area. Mike discusses his breakfast at Whispering Canyon Cafe and another meal at Kona. Pam mentions Trail's End; Rikki mentions 1900 Park Fare

Episode 667 - Caribbean Beach Resort over Christmas 2013 (8:29-9:03)

Episode 654 - Pam’s Boardwalk, Old Key West, & Wilderness Lodge Vacation (27:49-30:57)

Episode 634 - Disney Land & Sea Family Fun (36:42-38:27)

Episode 330: Whispering Canyon Cafe

Yachtsman Steakhouse (Yacht Club)
Episode 1143 - More Listener Questions
-25:29 Autumn asks if spending two Dining Plan credits at either California Grill or Yachtsman Steakhouse is worth it

Episode 1042 - 2016 Food & Wine Festival Preview Event (18:45-20:45) Special lunch event

Episode 990 - Pam’s Disney Magic & 3 Resort Flower & Garden Getaway (16:05-16:59)

Episode 866 - Listener Questions
-22:00 Beth from Illinois asks about Mickey's Backyard Barbecue, Spirit of Aloha, and Yachtsman Steakhouse. Beth considers either a romantic meal with her husband or a dinner show with her husband and teenage daughters

Episode 616 - Honeymoon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Club-Level (15:53-16:22)

See Also: Resorts for discussion of Resorts generally

Room Service

See "Delivery" above

Sharing Meals

Listener Questions
Episode 1226 - Listener Questions
-22:20 Corey from Pennsylvania, who will be on the Dining Plan, asks about sharing appetizers and desserts and splitting a bill with guests who will not be on the Disney Dining Plan. Rikki recommends eating at Art Smith's Homecomin', and Mike recommends Whispering Canyon Cafe

Episode 1214 - Listener Questions
-26:08 Caitlin from Pennsylvania asks if meal sharing is allowed on the Disney Dining Plan. Caitlin also ponders good restaurants following a Disney race

Episode 1166 - Listener Questions
-31:36 Kimberly from Iowa asks about plate-sharing protocol on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1083 - More #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-31:12 Tanya from Texas asks about sharing meals on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-4:46 Susie from Texas talks about sharing breakfast at Be Our Guest Restaurant. Susie asks how early her party will be admitted to the Magic Kingdom for an 8:30 AM ADR and whether the Magic Kingdom's official opening time that morning is likely to change

Episode 977 - Listener Questions
-32:51 Sharon asks about sharing meals with picky eaters at Walt Disney World, or only ordering desserts

Episode 929 - Listener Questions
-27:25 Justin from Arizona asks if meal sharing is permitted on the Dining Plan

Episode 578 - Listener Questions
-17:09 Jean from Canada asks for good meals for sharing at WDW that aren't "family style"

Snacks

Major Episodes
Episode 1170 - Best Snacks at Walt Disney World

Episode 972 - Everything But Running (27:51-28:45) Chocolate

Episode 966 - Using the Lines App by TouringPlans.com (25:36-28:29)

Episode 924 - I Miss __ at Walt Disney World Today (29:22-31:41) Beaver Tails (defunct)

Episode 909 - Rikki’s WDW Labor Day Weekend Trip (11:35-13:58) Flavored popcorn at Epcot

Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (5:31-6:49)

Episode 885 - Touring Germany in Epcot (17:47-20:19)

Episode 877 - Bay Lake Tower, Anniversary and First-timers Celebration (23:00-23:31)

Episode 873 - 1 Counter Service Meal, 1 Snack, 4 Parks

Episode 819 - What We Love About Walt Disney World (11:10-12:11)

Episode 670 - Pop Century, Great Meals, Extended Family (20:56-21:18) Cinnamon Roll

Episode 654 - Pam’s Boardwalk, Old Key West, & Wilderness Lodge Vacation (31:02-31:47) Ice Cream at Magic Kingdom

Episode 624 - WDW Holidays: Undiscovered (8:34-10:26)

Episode 615 - Boardwalk Bakery

Episode 606 - Pam’s Fall 2013 Trip Report (20:59-21:43)

Episode 589 - Solo Trip for Expedition Everest Challenge (After 30:19)

Episode 468: We all Scream for Ice Cream

Episode 416: Snacking at Epcot with AJ Wolfe

Episode 166 - Sweet Treats at WDW

Listener Questions
Episode 1208 - Listener Questions
-6:07 Jodie asks about the Pongu Lumpia treat (pineapple-cream cheese spring rolls) at Pandora's Pongu Pongu Lounge

Episode 1145 - Listener Questions
-33:49 Laurie asks if the seasonal snacks offered at the Magic Kingdom's hard ticket parties are free

Episode 1130 - Listener Questions
-13:23 Joe from Florida asks about room amenities at Pop Century and about Pop Century's bacon-chocolate shake

Episode 1106 - Listener Questions
-34:04 Joey asks about Disney's Turkey Leg recipe

Episode 1058 - Listener Questions
-11:15 Sylvia from Washington asks about turning surplus dining credits into snack credits at the Magic Kingdom or Disney Springs for her flight home. Mike asks a related question about the Food and Wine Festival

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-6:34 Mindy from Tennessee decides among a carriage ride with beignets at Port Orleans French Quarter; an Illuminations dessert party; and Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue to celebrate her parents' 50th anniversary on a budget of about $150. Mike also mentions Yehaa Bob Jackson's show at Port Orleans Riverside

Episode 1022 - Listener Questions
-27:50 Martin from the UK asks if a free breakfast credit obtained from a Disney promotion in the UK can be used for a snack at any meal

Episode 992 - Listener Questions
-13:47 Tarren from South Carolina ponders non-sweet Disney snacks to take on her trip home

Episode 965 - Listener Questions
-20:20 Samantha from Missouri ponders snacks that can be substituted for meals on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 923 - Listener Questions
-13:47 Mike talks about Zebra Domes at the Animal Kingdom Lodge and the Animal Kingdom Lodge generally

Episode 911 - Listener Questions
-3:04 Erica from Indiana seeks good snacks at the resorts

Episode 881 - Listener Questions
-22:31 Rachel from New York asks if there are must-dos at Pop Century. Mike talks about Tie-Dye Cheesecake

Episode 842 - Listener Questions
-18:22 Lisa ponders the best quick-service restaurants outside the parks that participate in the Dining Plan. Resort cafeterias and desserts are discussed.

Episode 820 - Listener Questions
-2:23 William suggests getting a tabletop stove from Amazon for a resort room in place of a microwave. He also recommends a snack from the Rainforest Cafe at Animal Kingdom

Episode 803 - Listener Questions
-6:39 Dibi and Amy want to do four parks in one day with their boys during spring break in March using only Disney transportation. They want an "iconic" snack suggestion for the Animal Kingdom
-11:20 Dibi and Amy ask what the icon of Hollywood Studios will be once the Sorcerer's Hat is removed. They also ponder an "iconic" snack for the park
-13:06 Dibi and Amy discuss their plans for Epcot. Mike and Rikki ponder an "iconic" snack for Epcot

Episode 728 - Listener Questions
-25:59 Mark shares his experience with the Disney Vacation Account and its corresponding gift card offer. He also asks for optimal snack options in each park, especially those that can be used for a light lunch

Episode 686 - Listener Questions
-17:07 Adrian from Mexico asks about bringing snacks into the parks in a backpack. Debbie makes suggestions
-19:05 Adrian from Mexico asks about snack and drink options at Counter Service locations and food courts
-28:43 Alyssa asks about the smoothies served at Auntie Gravity's Galactic Goodies and the KRNR Station. She also asks about obtaining healthy food options at WDW

Episode 671 - Listener Questions
-18:21 Brett asks about optimal snack utilization at the Flower and Garden Festival for guests on the Deluxe Dining Plan

Episode 572 - Listener Questions
-3:17 Janet from Florida asks for snack recommendations at Animal Kingdom

Episode 560 - Listener Questions
-20:24 Jeff discusses a new cupcake at Pop Century
See Special WDW Activities and Programs for discussion of Magic Kingdom's Wishes Dessert Party

Specific Meals

Breakfast
Episode 1175 - Listener Questions
-41:57 David from Iowa seeks the best biscuits and gravy at Walt Disney World

Episode 1169 - Listener Questions
-15:38 Robbie from Maryland seeks good quick service breakfast options outside of the theme parks. Changes to Kona's breakfast menu are discussed

Episode 1133 - Listener Questions
-31:32 Paul asks about good breakfast buffets at Walt Disney World. Rikki recommends The Wave

Episode 1125 - Top 3 Underrated “Things” at Walt Disney World (11:27-13:56)

Episode 1106 - Listener Questions
-7:30 Erin from New York shares tips for dealing with anxiety at Walt Disney World. Breakfast ADRs and the Disability Access Card are discussed

Episode 1094 - Listener Questions
-4:52 Paul from Louisiana wonders how long it will take to get to an ADR after the Dark Side Half Marathon. Rikki talks about the turnover from breakfast to lunch at Disney restaurants, and Mike mentions bus transportation after Disney races

Episode 1028 - Listener Questions
-15:54 Colleen seeks restaurants for an economical Sunday breakfast or brunch

Episode 1022 - Listener Questions
-27:50 Martin from the UK asks if a free breakfast credit obtained from a Disney promotion in the UK can be used for a snack at any meal

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-9:46 Maria from Pennsylvania seeks an optimal breakfast time for Tusker House and Crystal Palace, and asks whether lingering for lunch offerings during a late breakfast ADR is frowned upon

Episode 980 - Listener Questions
-5:04 Mark from Scotland ponders evening activities at Walt Disney World for a thirtieth birthday celebration with three other adults. Mark also asks about character breakfasts in the Magic Kingdom area. Finally, Mark wonders if Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party could be fun for adults who have experienced Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

Episode 951 - Skipper Canteen, Let’s Do Brunch, and Memories Get Cheaper (10:19-21:02)

Episode 884 - Listener Questions
-7:54 Scott from Indiana asks about the Caribbean Beach Resort and counter service breakfast options utilizing the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 845 - Listener Questions
-14:44 Elizabeth seeks the best restaurants and entertainment options at the Boardwalk for an anniversary trip. Rikki recommends the Yacht Club's Captain's Grille for breakfast

Episode 813 - Debbie Wilderness Lodge Villas Staycation (9:34-10:54)

Episode 798 - Listener Questions
-20:16 Elisa asks about the best restaurants for breakfast at Walt Disney World. Pam talks about the Whispering Canyon Cafe

Episode 650 - Listener Questions
-26:28 Caitlin asks about early-morning breakfast options near the Beach Club

Episode 599 - Listener Questions
-22:57 James from Texas asks for the best WDW restaurant for breakfast

Episode 320: The Top 3 WDW Breakfast Options

Brunch
Episode 1249 - 2 Weeks at Animal Kingdom Lodge from the United Kingdom (15:32-16:35)

Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (13:40-18:07)

Episode 1106 - Listener Questions
-35:33 Jennifer from Alabama ponders good restaurants for Mother's Day breakfast. Pam mentions Narcoossee's and the California Grill, and Mike recommends Sanaa

Episode 1028 - Listener Questions
-15:54 Colleen seeks restaurants for an economical Sunday breakfast or brunch

Episode 1023 - Even More Listener Questions
-17:32 Mallory from Washington D.C. wonders if she should eat dinner at Tiffins or at a Disney Springs restaurant. Mallory also asks about brunch options

Episode 1016 - Listener Questions
-13:25 Tarren from South Carolina recommends making late ADRs for breakfast at Tusker House such as to also encounter fresh lunch offerings

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-9:46 Maria from Pennsylvania seeks an optimal breakfast time for Tusker House and Crystal Palace, and asks whether lingering for lunch offerings during a late breakfast ADR is frowned upon

Episode 998 - Listener Questions
-16:47 Brittany from Illinois seeks the best Walt Disney World restaurants, especially brunch options. Pam discusses Narcoossee's. Mike wonders if Sanaa, Jiko, and Boma are too similar to do on the same trip

Episode 992 - Listener Questions
-32:20 Chris from Massachusetts ponders a restaurant for six to 10 people for brunch. Pam mentions Narcoossee's

Episode 951 - Skipper Canteen, Let’s Do Brunch, and Memories Get Cheaper (10:19-21:02)

Late Night
Episode 737 - Listener Questions
-4:37 Allison ponders late-night dining options at Walt Disney World. The hosts emphasize Downtown Disney

Lunch
Episode 832 - Listener Questions
-6:35 Amy from Washington ponders a resort restaurant for lunch. Mike recommends exploring the Polynesian; Rikki suggests the Wilderness Lodge and the Animal Kingdom Lodge

Episode 748 - Listener Questions
-12:17 Aisha from Alabama ponders good restaurants for lunch at WDW, as well as good character breakfasts

Sandwiches
Episode 614 - Listener Questions
-9:30 Terrence asks the hosts to name their favorite sandwiches at WDW

Steak
Episode 1160 - Listener Questions
-12:26 Josh from Louisiana seeks the best steak at a non-Signature restaurant at Walt Disney World. Rikki mentions Kona for lunch, and Pam suggests Olivia's

Theme Park Dining

Generally
Episode 1244 - Listener Questions
-38:07 Brian from Illinois seeks quick service dining recommendations in the theme parks

Episode 1157 - Listener Questions
-8:34 Nicole from New Jersey seeks good restaurants, either quick service or counter service, for dinner at the Magic Kingdom

Episode 1151 - Listener Questions
-3:47 Samantha from the UK asks if she should take a break during a full day at the Animal Kingdom. Samantha also ponders dinner options at the Animal Kingdom prior to Rivers of Light

Episode 1058 - Listener Questions
-11:15 Sylvia from Washington asks about turning surplus dining credits into snack credits at the Magic Kingdom or Disney Springs for her flight home. Mike asks a related question about the Food and Wine Festival

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-14:12 Joey from North Carolina asks about the best Disney restaurants for a solo first-time visitor on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Joey also ponders the best times to have a table service meal in the theme parks. Ohana, Biergarten, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant are mentioned

Episode 873 - 1 Counter Service Meal, 1 Snack, 4 Parks

Episode 860 - Listener Questions
-24:54 Brian from North Carolina seeks"filling" quick service meals for a school group

Episode 836 - Listener Questions
-2:50 The panel ponders an upcoming Jungle Cruise-themed restaurant at the Magic Kingdom

Episode 830 - Listener Questions
-18:59 Kyle from South Carolina asks if he can buy food at one World Showcase counter service restaurant and eat the meal in another pavilion

Episode 824 - Listener Questions
-27:14 Janette from Delaware asks about the best counter service restaurants in the parks. Pam mentions the Pinocchio Village Haus and Boulangerie Patisserie

Episode 272 - Food & Wine Weekend Wrap-up

Episode 94 - Dining at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Episode 38: Eating at the Magic Kingdom Part 1

Episode 40: Eating at the Magic Kingdom Part II

See Special WDW Activities and Programs for "Epcot After Hours Wind Down"

50s Primetime Cafe (DHS)
Episode 1229 - Listener Questions
-26:58 Lauren from Texas seeks nighttime ADR suggestions for a party with a seven-year-old. Rikki suggests 50’s Primetime Café; Pam recommends the Fantasmic Dining Package

Episode 1061 - Listener Questions
-20:17 Becky from the UK seeks tips for newbies to Walt Disney World, and asks about Saratoga Springs and good restaurants. Mike and Rikki discuss Disney Springs, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and Chef Art Smith's Homecoming

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-14:12 Joey from North Carolina asks about the best Disney restaurants for a solo first-time visitor on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Joey also ponders the best times to have a table service meal in the theme parks. Ohana, Biergarten, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant are mentioned

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-23:42 Emma from the UK seeks good restaurants for toddlers at Walt Disney World. Ohana, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Pinocchio Village Haus, and Trail's End are discussed

Episode 1016 - Listener Questions
-18:54 Kayla asks if eating at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant and 50's Primetime Cafe on the same day is too much

Episode 949 - A Fairytale Wedding at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort (19:10-20:20)

Episode 935 - Listener Questions
-14:04 Jill from Wisconsin asks about adding a three-year old to a four-person ADR at 50's Prime Time Cafe upon arriving at the restaurant

Episode 928 - Beach Club, November Fun and Friends (20:38-21:09)

Episode 826 - Girls Trip with Free Dining at Caribbean Beach Resort (19:36-20:15)

Episode 823 - Couples-Only Trip For a Family Man (16:56-19:50)

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (6:24-8:56)

Episode 667 - Caribbean Beach Resort over Christmas 2013 (26:11-26:59)

Episode 264 - 50’s Prime Time Cafe

ABC Commissary (DHS)
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants (9:59-13:04)

Episode 870 - Random WDW Restaurant Menus (16:04-22:16)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (31:11-33:55)

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall (Epcot)
Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (9:37-11:02)

Episode 1148 - Listener Questions
-33:41 Mel seeks fun character meals for a two-year old girl. Mike mentions Garden Grill, and Pam mentions Trattoria al Forno and Akershus

Episode 1068 - Would You Rather? (18:50-20:44)

Episode 991 - UK Family Visits Old Key West, Surfs, and Enjoys Great Dining Experiences (23:48-26:22)

Episode 989 - Listener Questions
-25:17 Ashley asks if Anna and Elsa will move to Epcot by October. Ashley also asks how the princesses at Cinderella's Royal Table compare with those at Akershus

Episode 812 - Listener Questions
-11:48; 19:22 Mallory from Washington D.C. wonders if she can punctually attend an 8 AM ADR at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall following the Princess 5K race. She also asks if she can make a 9:20 AM ADR at Crystal Palace after the Princess 10K

Episode 735 - Mike’s June 2014 Port Orleans - Riverside Trip (14:38-15:31)

Episode 730 - Group of 14 Staying Off-Site Trip (19:43-21:32)

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report (28:05-30:44)

Aunt Polly's (MK)
Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (9:30-10:05)

Backlot Express (DHS)
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants (13:05-16:59)

Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (32:16-33:01)

Be Our Guest Restaurant (MK)
Episode 1207 - Fort Wilderness Cabins during Food & Wine Festival (29:17-31:55)

Episode 1193 - Listener Questions
-11:36 Ashley from New Jersey decides between going to the Be Our Guest Restaurant for breakfast or lunch, considering that she is on the Dining Plan and breakfast is more expensive

Episode 1189 - Mother/Daughter Trip on a Budget (17:03-18:00)

Episode 1181 - Listener Questions
-26:36 Emily from Washington asks if an 8:30 breakfast ADR at Be Our Guest Restaurant is suitable to get a jump on Magic Kingdom crowds

Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (8:35-10:57)

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (22:03-23:20)

Episode 1157 - Listener Questions
-27:35 Jennifer from Illinois asks if having both breakfast and lunch at Be Our Guest Restaurant on the same day is too much

Episode 1150 - Summer at Disney’s Contemporary Resort (21:10-22:11)

Episode 1148 - Listener Questions
-14:49 Jennifer asks how early she can be admitted to the Magic Kingdom for an 8:30 breakfast ADR at Be Our Guest Restaurant. Jennifer also asks if Disney resort transportation will get her to the park in time for her ADR

Episode 1144 - All-Star Movies, Port Orleans French Quarter, Beach Club & Free Dining (25:44-31:38)

Episode 1142 - Listener Questions
-21:40 Nathan asks if the Be Our Guest Restaurant will seat him prior to his 8:40 AM ADR. Nathan also asks if he will be charged a Disney Dining Plan credit or the usual $10 fee if he skips the ADR while on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 1132 - Grand Floridian Club Level, Character Meals and a Hurricane (22:20-23:47)

Episode 1094 - Listener Questions
-11:25 Cheryl from Mississippi asks if it is realistically possible to dine at the Be Our Guest Restaurant without ADRs

Episode 1081 - First time trip to Walt Disney World (15:20-16:28)

Episode 1072 - A Trip Fit For a King (29:51-31:42) Scare factor

Episode 1053 - Should I Stay or Should I Go? (30:48-33:54)

Episode 1051 - Party of 8 at Grand Floridian Villas Who Awaken Summer (27:42-29:33)

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-4:46 Susie from Texas talks about sharing breakfast at Be Our Guest Restaurant. Susie asks how early her party will be admitted to the Magic Kingdom for an 8:30 AM ADR and whether the Magic Kingdom's official opening time that morning is likely to change

Episode 1001 - Listener Questions
-4:24 Heather from New Hampshire recollects her journey using Disney transportation from Art of Animation to the Magic Kingdom over Princess Marathon Weekend for an early breakfast ADR at Be Our Guest Restaurant
-6:37 Heather from New Hampshire talks about preordering her family's breakfast at Be Our Guest Restaurant. Pam shares her thoughts on Be Our Guest's breakfast

Episode 982 - Family of 7 at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort (10:34-12:27; 21:37-22:53)

Episode 971 - Listener Questions
-23:42 Heather from New Hampshire asks if it's realistically possible to meet Anna and Elsa directly after an 8:15 breakfast at Be Our Guest Restaurant

Episode 955 - Summer Split Stay at Art of Animation and Wilderness Lodge (22:35-23:39)

Episode 855 - Even More Tough Disney Choices (8:36-11:42)

Episode 822 - Arcades, ADRs, and Efficiency (6:15-19:48)

Episode 820 - Listener Questions
-27:35 Stephanie asks about admission protocol for lunch at Be Our Guest Restaurant. Rikki discusses upcoming changes to the process

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (22:14-28:11)

Episode 784 - Pop Century, Disney Dining Plan, October 2014 (36:52-37:58)

Episode 775 - Yacht Club, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Deluxe Dining Adventure (36:12-37:11)

Episode 751 - WDW Moms On The Loose (20:49-21:41) "Grey Stuff"

Episode 745 - Father & Son Sharing the Magic (8:58-10:41)

Episode 740 - Listener Questions
-4:17 Erica from Indiana ponders the best time to eat lunch at Be Our Guest restaurant. Rikki discusses a recent change in queue protocol at the restaurant

Episode 735 - Mike’s June 2014 Port Orleans - Riverside Trip (19:36-21:08) FastPass

Episode 721 - Work Conference Turns Into Anniversary Getaway (12:39-13:30)

Episode 710 - Listener Questions
-10:52 Elizabeth asks about FastPass Plus at Be Our Guest Restaurant

Episode 680 - Listener Questions
-7:35 Kelly from Missouri asks if she can realistically wait to make Be Our Guest Restaurant dinner reservations for September until Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party dates are announced

Episode 660 - The Be Our Guest Restaurant

Episode 656 - Listener Questions
-21:49 Connie asks about scheduling a Fastpass for lunch at the Be Our Guest Restaurant

Episode 655 - Couples Trip with Split Stay & Great Dining (22:18-24:04) FastPass Plus option for lunch

Episode 637 - A Trip for a Princess (16:12-20:10)

Episode 634 - Disney Land & Sea Family Fun (43:17-46:20)

Episode 579 - Thoughts on Summer 2013 WDW Vacations (28:09-29:02; 35:23-37:18)

Episode 578 - Listener Questions
-6:07 Justine asks what the earliest dinner reservation time for Be Our Guest Restaurant is. She also asks if she should make the reservation online or via telephone for the best chance at securing her preferred time.

Episode 573 - Best Experiences For Your Princess (6:11-9:22)

Episode 566 - Listener Questions
-12:47 Robert from Tennessee discusses a potential Fastpass Plus experience he went through at Be Our Guest Restaurant lunch

Episode 554 - Listener Questions
-10:47 Heather asks whether she should keep her Saturday dinner reservation for Be Our Guest restaurant in spite of possible crowds, or go on a less crowded day for lunch

Episode 547 - Port Orleans Riverside & Great Cast Members (22:19-26:00)

Episode 511: All Star Movies and Birthday Celebrations LUNCH (21:00-25:10)

Biergarten (Epcot)
Episode 1147 - Boardwalk 2 Bedroom Villa in August (37:09-40:35)

Episode 1139 - Listener Questions
-20:22 A listener from New York asks if Restaurant Marrakesh and Biergarten are child friendly

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-14:12 Joey from North Carolina asks about the best Disney restaurants for a solo first-time visitor on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Joey also ponders the best times to have a table service meal in the theme parks. Ohana, Biergarten, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant are mentioned

Episode 988 - 2 Week Polynesian Village Honeymoon from the United Kingdom (22:22-23:37)

Episode 979 - Split Stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge & Disney’s Grand Floridian Villas (34:50-36:52)

Episode 974 - Listener Questions
-33:13 Diana from New Jersey asks about Biergarten, including its overall quality and whether it's better for lunch or dinner

Episode 885 - Touring Germany in Epcot (6:30-8:45)

Episode 863 - Listener Questions
-9:50 Rob from Canada seeks a table service restaurant for a 25-person group. Mike mentions 'Ohana, Biergarten, Teppan Edo, The Wave, and Trail's End.

Episode 664 - 10-Night Off-site Visit to Central Florida Attractions (35:50-37:23)

Episode 589 - Solo Trip for Expedition Everest Challenge (28:46-30:05)

Boulangerie Patisserie (Epcot)
Episode 1170 - Best Snacks at Walt Disney World (18:01-19:22)

Episode 1142 - Listener Questions
-9:19 Paige from Missouri seeks really good Quick Service restaurants. Pam mentions Wolfgang Puck Express, Rikki recommends Les Halles Boulangerie Patisserie, and Mike mentions Harambe Market

Episode 1020 - Unofficial Guide Reader Survey Results with Len Testa (30:25-31:31)

Episode 824 - Listener Questions
-27:14 Janette from Delaware asks about the best counter service restaurants in the parks. Pam mentions the Pinocchio Village Haus and Boulangerie Patisserie

Casey's Corner (MK)
Episode 979 - Split Stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge & Disney’s Grand Floridian Villas (22:09-22:46)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (20:03-21:25)

Episode 681 - WDW For the Sports Fan (36:17-36:41)

Cinderella's Royal Table (MK)
Episode 1228 - First time to Walt Disney World and Disneyland (12:21-15:27)

Episode 1204 - Port Orleans Riverside, Yacht Club, Wilderness Lodge - Club Level (27:55-31:15)

Episode 1070 - Listener Questions
-28:10 Elizabeth from Illinois asks about experiencing attractions during Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and her FastPass Plus reservations generally. Elizabeth also asks if she can reasonably expect to view the 8:30 Boo to You Parade after a 7:10 ADR at Cinderella's Royal Table. Rikki recommends eating dinner at 1900 Park Fare instead

Episode 1057 - WDW Spring Break Off-Site Trip with Legoland Detour (14:21-17:36)

Episode 1045 - Bay Lake Towers with Extended Family in February (14:43-15:27)

Episode 989 - Listener Questions
-25:17 Ashley asks if Anna and Elsa will move to Epcot by October. Ashley also asks how the princesses at Cinderella's Royal Table compare with those at Akershus

Episode 958 - Bonus Listener Questions
-17:43 Missy from Georgia wonders if multiple ADRs, totaling 11 people, can realistically be merged at Cinderella's Royal Table

Episode 877 - Bay Lake Tower, Anniversary and First-timers Celebration (14:41-18:13)

Episode 855 - Even More Tough Disney Choices (8:36-11:42)

Episode 845 - Listener Questions
-24:47 Tami from Ohio asks whether she should have breakfast or dinner at Cinderella's Royal Table based on Magic Kingdom park hours and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party. Tami also asks about transportation to the Contemporary Resort from the Animal Kingdom Lodge, preferably including resort-hopping to see Christmas decorations along the way

Episode 823 - Couples-Only Trip For a Family Man (21:53-23:41)

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (12:39-13:30)

Episode 776 - Listener Questions
-26:34 Paul from Pennsylvania asks why the tip is included with the price of the meal at Cinderella's Royal Table

Episode 775 - Yacht Club, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Deluxe Dining Adventure (42:01-42:22)

Episode 746 - Listener Questions
-18:43 Amanda from Ohio asks if adults can obtain princess wands at Cinderella's Royal Table

Episode 573 - Best Experiences For Your Princess (9:23-12:53)

Episode 511: All Star Movies and Birthday Celebrations (11:00-13:25)

Columbia Harbour House (MK)
Episode 1194 - From a Kid’s Point of View (11:34-12:02)

Episode 1156 - Bachelor Party at Walt Disney World (20:48-22:52)

Episode 595 - Friends Visiting over Easter Break (22:57-23:43)

Coral Reef (Epcot)
Episode 1247 - Listener Questions
-23:18 Melissa from Indiana asks if Coral Reef has a romantic atmosphere

Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants (12:19-14:32)

Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (22:43-27:11)

Episode 1052 - Listener Questions
-11:29 Alexandria from Canada asks about requesting specific seating at Coral Reef, next to the tank, and Sanaa, next to the window adjacent to the savanna

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (21:26-23:21)

Episode 784 - Pop Century, Disney Dining Plan, October 2014 (34:44-35:31)

Episode 522 - Coral Reef Restaurant

Cosmic Ray's (MK)
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants (26:52-29:33)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (13:02-14:26)

Episode 745 - Father & Son Sharing the Magic (14:37-15:20)

Episode 323: Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe

Crystal Palace (MK)
Episode 1166 - Listener Questions
-15:59 Dave asks about getting an early breakfast ADR at Crystal Palace such that his eight-year old son can get a great first look at the Magic Kingdom. Dave also asks about the parade at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, particularly if the parade incorporates a lot of Frozen. Finally, Dave asks about lighting at Disney restaurants. The hosts discuss the effect of the Magic Kingdom's new park opening procedures on Crystal Palace ADRs

Episode 1130 - Listener Questions
-37:02 Sarah asks if she should keep her pre-park opening ADR at Crystal Palace considering the Magic Kingdom's new opening procedure

Episode 1021 - More Listener Questions
-25:29 Jeanie from Australia asks about managing an early-morning Crystal Palace ADR on her Disney Cruise embarkation day

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-9:46 Maria from Pennsylvania seeks an optimal breakfast time for Tusker House and Crystal Palace, and asks whether lingering for lunch offerings during a late breakfast ADR is frowned upon

Episode 812 - Listener Questions
-11:48; 19:22 Mallory from Washington D.C. wonders if she can punctually attend an 8 AM ADR at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall following the Princess 5K race. She also asks if she can make a 9:20 AM ADR at Crystal Palace after the Princess 10K

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (After 30:22)

Episode 781 - Two Off-Site Stays, Extended Family, Low Crowds (13:57-15:27)

Episode 698 - Listener Questions
-7:40 Justine ponders good character meals for a large group of 5-8 year old girls and their parents. She also asks if All Star Music will be receiving a food court renovation in the near future. Mike recommends Crystal Palace for the character meal

Episode 616 - Honeymoon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Club-Level (10:36-12:28)

Episode 504: Crystal Palace

Electric Umbrella (Epcot)
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants (7:09-9:55)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (16:30-18:12)

Flame Tree Barbecue (AK)
Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (15:47-17:08)

Episode 720 - Flame Tree Barbecue

Episode 199 - Live Show from Flame Tree BBQ

Friar's Nook (MK)
Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (12:20-13:34)

Episode 1060 - Girls Weekend at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort (22:44-23:00)

Garden Grill (Epcot)
Episode 1242 - Rikki’s Walt Disney World Fall Adventure (33:29-40:22)

Episode 1237 - Art of Animation Resort for Thanksgiving Holiday (24:07-24:51)

Episode 1148 - Listener Questions
-33:41 Mel seeks fun character meals for a two-year old girl. Mike mentions Garden Grill, and Pam mentions Trattoria al Forno and Akershus

Episode 1126 - Disney’s Boardwalk Villas & Yacht Club Resort (16:04-17:04)

Episode 1092 - Wine & Dine Weekend 2016 Recap (27:36-29:56)

Episode 1078 - Multi-Generational Trip over Spring Break 2016 (23:00-23:30)

Episode 1057 - WDW Spring Break Off-Site Trip with Legoland Detour (13:39-14:15)

Episode 964 - Mother/Daughter 10-Day Pop Century Resort Trip (12:27-12:59)

Episode 937 - Father/Daughter Trip with Early December Magic (21:01-23:09)

Episode 798 - Listener Questions
-16:30 Elisa asks about doing the Garden Grill for a character meal

Episode 740 - Listener Questions
-10:52 Angie from Ohio asks about the Garden Grill and character meals for first-time visitors

Episode 735 - Mike’s June 2014 Port Orleans - Riverside Trip (25:10-27:07)

Episode 701 - Listener Questions
-4:18 Angie from Ohio asks if her 10-year old daughter has to eat from the adult menu while on the Disney Dining Plan or if she can choose to order a kid's meal. Angie also asks about Epcot's Garden Grill Restaurant

Episode 667 - Caribbean Beach Resort over Christmas 2013 (4:57-6:20)

Episode 646 - Old Key West, Multiple Families, & Food and Wine (14:46-17:17)

Harambe Marketplace (AK)
Episode 1142 - Listener Questions
-9:19 Paige from Missouri seeks really good Quick Service restaurants. Pam mentions Wolfgang Puck Express, Rikki recommends Les Halles Boulangerie & Patisserie, and Mike mentions Harambe Market

Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (8:58-10:19)

Episode 864 - Rikki Live from WDW 24 Hour Weekend (To 5:40)

Hollywood and Vine (DHS)
Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants (30:43-31:41)

Episode 1039 - Cool Off with a Christmas Season Trip Report in July (29:00-31:42)

Episode 956 - Listener Questions
-27:12 Leslie asks about "Minnie's Seasonal Dining" at Hollywood and Vine. Rikki mentions the Fantasmic Dinner Package

Hollywood Brown Derby (DHS)
Episode 969 - Guess That Walt Disney World Restaurant (20:11-30:09)

Episode 932 - Listener Questions
-25:15 Jan from Indiana shares a trip report from her April vacation to Walt Disney World. The Disney Dining Plan, the Hollywood Brown Derby, Le Cellier, World Showcase touring, the Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour, and Sanaa are discussed

Episode 900 - Never Been There, Not Done That (20:27-22:58)

Episode 661 - Unexpected Magic with Family and Friends (24:02-26:00)

Episode 652 - Pop Century & Beach Club Family Fun (23:46-26:11)

Episode 587 - Listener Questions
-22:11 Kenny asks about menu item rotation at Hollywood Brown Derby

Episode 580 - Extended & Couples Trip at 3 WDW Resorts (34:02-36:42)

See "Lounges" above for Brown Derby Lounge, and Special WDW Activities and Programs for discussion of "Dine With An Imagineer"

Katsura Grill (Epcot)
Episode 1183 - Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort (19:09-19:25)

Episode 696 - Katsura Grill

Episode 679 - Embassy Suites Orlando and a 3-Month Old Princess (23:05-23:33)

Episode 672 - Top 6 Experiences at Epcot (28:12-28:56)

Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe (Epcot)
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants (5:28-7:08)

La Cantina de San Angel (Epcot)
Episode 909 - Rikki’s WDW Labor Day Weekend Trip (14:09-17:09)

La Hacienda de San Angel (Epcot)
Episode 1010 - Listener Questions
-20:01 Sarah from Tennessee asks if Illuminations can be viewed from non-window seats at La Hacienda de San Angel. Other restaurants with Illuminations views are discussed

Episode 896 - Listener Questions
-15:40 Lauren wonders if 7:45 PM is a good ADR time for viewing Illuminations from La Hacienda de San Angel

Episode 865 - Boardwalk Inn, Cabins at Fort Wilderness & Flower and Garden Festival (8:27-9:10)

Episode 670 - Pop Century, Great Meals, Extended Family (17:48-18:11)

Leaning Palms (Typhoon Lagoon)
Episode 870 - Random WDW Restaurant Menus (9:19-16:03)

Le Cellier (Epcot)
Episode 1157 - Listener Questions
-4:15 Nicole from New Jersey asks if she should go to Le Cellier for dinner or eat at the Flower and Garden Festival food booths

Episode 1136 - Listener Questions
-30:06 Chelsea from Maryland asks if she should eat dinner at California Grill or at Le Cellier

Episode 1108 - Pop Century in the Spring for 10 Days (26:55-28:07)

Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-39:40 Matthew seeks the best restaurant for a romantic lunch or dinner on the Candlelight Processional Dining Package. Pam mentions San Angel Inn, Le Cellier, Rose & Crown, and Chefs de France

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-12:51 Maria from Pennsylvania asks whether California Grill or Le Cellier is better for a date night, which may also include some theme park touring

Episode 932 - Listener Questions
-25:15 Jan from Indiana shares a trip report from her April vacation to Walt Disney World. The Disney Dining Plan, the Hollywood Brown Derby, Le Cellier, World Showcase touring, the Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour, and Sanaa are discussed

Episode 928 - Beach Club, November Fun and Friends (19:25-19:57)

Episode 839 - Listener Questions
-2:43 Debbie shares her experience at Le Cellier

Episode 766 - Surprise 18th Birthday at 3 Walt Disney World Resorts (21:51-22:37)

Episode 703 - Contemporary Resort, First runDisney Experience, & Family (38:40-40:46)

Episode 622 - 3-Day Trip Staying at the Dolphin (15:32-16:08)

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report (11:33-13:12)

Les Chefs de France (Epcot)
Episode 1237 - Art of Animation Resort for Thanksgiving Holiday (17:36-19:49)

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (23:24-25:31)

Episode 1081 - First time trip to Walt Disney World (13:24-14:41)

Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-39:40 Matthew seeks the best restaurant for a romantic lunch or dinner on the Candlelight Processional Dining Package. Pam mentions San Angel Inn, Le Cellier, Rose & Crown, and Chefs de France

Episode 1047 - AbracadaBar, Coca-Cola Store, and More! (31:55-38:30)

Episode 928 - Beach Club, November Fun and Friends (20:00-20:35)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (35:22-38:17)

Episode 823 - Couples-Only Trip For a Family Man (27:41-28:40)

Liberty Inn (Epcot)
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants (22:40-26:38)

Episode 1035 - The American Adventure (17:21-19:56)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (25:43-29:35)

Liberty Tree Tavern (MK)
Episode 1248 - What Would You Bring Back? (30:42-33:21)

Episode 928 - Beach Club, November Fun and Friends (21:10-21:30)

Episode 784 - Pop Century, Disney Dining Plan, October 2014 (35:34-36:38)

Episode 667 - Caribbean Beach Resort over Christmas 2013 (16:31-17:06)

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report (7:43-8:35)

Lotus Blossom Cafe (Epcot)
Episode 936 - Mike Flew, Rikki Ran - 2015 Wine & Dine Half-Marathon Recap (28:05-29:41)

The Lunching Pad (MK)
Episode 1170 - Best Snacks at Walt Disney World (13:39-15:05) Cream cheese pretzel

Mama Melrose (DHS)
Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (18:16-22:42)

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (32:21-34:05)

Episode 985 - The Premium Food & Wine Festival Experience (28:16-30:16)

Episode 889 - Disneymoon on the Platinum Plan at Christmas (21:12-22:11)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (18:13-20:02)

Episode 703 - Contemporary Resort, First runDisney Experience, & Family (28:36-29:33)

Episode 646 - Old Key West, Multiple Families, & Food and Wine (23:54-25:34)

Episode 579 - Thoughts on Summer 2013 WDW Vacations (23:06-23:25)

Episode 511: All Star Movies and Birthday Celebrations (16:50-18:50)

Min and Bill's Dockside Diner (DHS)
Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (33:21-34:51)

Monsieur Paul (Epcot)
Episode 1039 - Cool Off with a Christmas Season Trip Report in July (20:01-22:06)

Episode 900 - Never Been There, Not Done That (22:59-27:04)

Episode 670 - Pop Century, Great Meals, Extended Family (21:23-22:20)

Mr. Kamal's (AK)
Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (6:02-8:16)

Nine Dragons (Epcot)
Episode 1132 - Grand Floridian Club Level, Character Meals and a Hurricane (12:53-13:31)

Pecos Bill's (MK)
Episode 1237 - Art of Animation Resort for Thanksgiving Holiday (28:14-29:28)

Episode 1216 - Multi-Generational Trip to Bay Lake Towers (28:55-29:25)

Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (26:10-30:27)

Episode 1131 - Is This Romantic? - Part 2 (13:42-16:16) Nachos Rio Grande Challenge

Episode 1089 - Another Look at Pecos Bills Tall Tale Inn

Episode 936 - Mike Flew, Rikki Ran - 2015 Wine & Dine Half-Marathon Recap (30:49-31:14)

Episode 930 - 2015 BOGP Halloween Special (5:25-10:32) New menu

Episode 909 - Rikki’s WDW Labor Day Weekend Trip (23:50-24:21) Fixin's Bar

Episode 268 - Pecos Bill’s Tall Tale Inn

Pinocchio Village Haus (MK)
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants (29:34-33:27)

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-23:42 Emma from the UK seeks good restaurants for toddlers at Walt Disney World. Ohana, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Pinocchio Village Haus, and Trail's End are discussed

Episode 824 - Listener Questions
-27:14 Janette from Delaware asks about the best counter service restaurants in the parks. Pam mentions the Pinocchio Village Haus and Boulangerie Patisserie

Pizzafari (AK)
Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (23:22-25:42)

PizzeRizzo (Formerly Toy Story Pizza Planet) (DHS)
Episode 1211 - Listener Questions
-26:29 Colleen from Massachusetts asks about celebrating a 21st birthday at Trader Sam's, especially drink and souvenir glass recommendations. PizzeRizzo and Disney's Hollywood Studios' lounges are mentioned

Episode 1113 - Wrapping Up 2016 at Walt Disney World (27:20-28:29)

Episode 621 - WDW for Pixar Fans (12:25-13:58)

Plaza Restaurant (MK)
Episode 1183 - Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort (18:25-18:59)

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-14:12 Joey from North Carolina asks about the best Disney restaurants for a solo first-time visitor on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Joey also ponders the best times to have a table service meal in the theme parks. Ohana, Biergarten, 50's Primetime Cafe, Whispering Canyon Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant are mentioned

Episode 992 - Listener Questions
-41:06 Angie seeks economical dining options. Rikki mentions the Grand Floridian Cafe and the Plaza Restaurant

Episode 781 - Two Off-Site Stays, Extended Family, Low Crowds (30:22-31:24)

Episode 731 - Listener Questions
-7:41 Bob from Massachusetts asks if he should keep his breakfast ADR at Kona Cafe considering the construction at the Polynesian. He also ponders Whispering Canyon Cafe, Grand Floridian Cafe, and the Plaza Restaurant

Episode 654 - Pam’s Boardwalk, Old Key West, & Wilderness Lodge Vacation (After 37:13)

Episode 514: The Plaza Restaurant

Rainforest Cafe (AK)
Episode 820 - Listener Questions
-2:23 William suggests getting a tabletop stove from Amazon for a resort room in place of a microwave. He also recommends a snack from the Rainforest Cafe at Animal Kingdom

Restaurantosaurus (AK)
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants (17:08-22:31)

Restaurant Marrakesh (Epcot)
Episode 1139 - Listener Questions
-20:22 A listener from New York asks if Restaurant Marrakesh and Biergarten are child friendly

Rose and Crown (Epcot)
Episode 1217 - Listener Questions
-11:01 Lauren from Texas asks about stretching out an early ADR at Rose and Crown such as to view Illuminations

Episode 1127 - Listener Questions
-4:01 Keith from the UK asks about planning for Marathon Weekend 2018, including the dates of the races, the feasibility of staying at a rental house while also running, the general occupancy of these rental houses, the feasibility of reserving outdoor seating at Rose and Crown to see Illuminations with a large group, packages for visitors from the UK, the value of buying an Annual Pass or Tables in Wonderland, and general tips on traveling with a large group

Episode 1065 - 21 with Hanna and Paige (21:33-23:42)

Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-39:40 Matthew seeks the best restaurant for a romantic lunch or dinner on the Candlelight Processional Dining Package. Pam mentions San Angel Inn, Le Cellier, Rose & Crown, and Chefs de France

Episode 823 - Couples-Only Trip For a Family Man (28:41-29:14)

Episode 708 - WDW Trip Reports from Debbie and Rikki (After 30:08)

Episode 521 - Family Magic at Wilderness Lodge (14:30-15:50)

San Angel Inn (Epcot)
Episode 1228 - First time to Walt Disney World and Disneyland (23:13-24:17)

Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-39:40 Matthew seeks the best restaurant for a romantic lunch or dinner on the Candlelight Processional Dining Package. Pam mentions San Angel Inn, Le Cellier, Rose & Crown, and Chefs de France

Episode 1041 - Mike’s Disney Cruise, Animal Kingdom Lodge & More (6:23-7:15)

Episode 924 - I Miss __ at Walt Disney World Today (13:41-15:52)

Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (7:12-8:26)

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (10:49-12:38)

Episode 667 - Caribbean Beach Resort over Christmas 2013 (30:37-32:20)

Satu’li Canteen (AK)
Episode 1209 - The Pandora Problem (21:58-22:51)

Episode 1185 - Random Walt Disney World Restaurant Menus (Again!) (8:17-12:19)

Episode 1179 - Getting You Prepared for Pandora (34:17-39:12)

Episode 1152 - Summer 2017 at Walt Disney World (13:37-18:27)

Sci Fi Dine-in Theater Restaurant (DHS)
Episode 1222 - Coronado Springs, 4th of July, Romantic Proposal (29:21-30:10)

Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants (18:38-20:57)

Episode 1072 - A Trip Fit For a King (29:51-31:42) Scare factor

Episode 1016 - Listener Questions
-18:54 Kayla asks if eating at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant and 50's Primetime Cafe on the same day is too much

Episode 975 - Is This Romantic? (11:58-14:16)

Episode 951 - Skipper Canteen, Let’s Do Brunch, and Memories Get Cheaper (18:32-21:02) Breakfast

Episode 937 - Father/Daughter Trip with Early December Magic (16:46-18:46)

Episode 934 - Toddler’s First Trip (13:45-14:55)

Episode 866 - Listener Questions
-6:36 Peter from Massachusetts discusses undesirable tables at Disney restaurants and ponders seating for a couple at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (29:31-30:21)

Episode 735 - Mike’s June 2014 Port Orleans - Riverside Trip (23:24-24:18)

Episode 595 - Friends Visiting over Easter Break (21:15-22:56)

Episode 577 - Deluxe DVC Stay, Upscale Dining & More (26:56-27:34)

Skipper Canteen (Magic Kingdom)
Episode 1234 - Traveling from Canada to Riverside for an Adult Trip (21:48-22:51)

Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants (14:34-17:02)

Episode 1201 - Wine & Dine Week at Caribbean Beach and Saratoga Springs Resorts (16:53-18:09)

Episode 1183 - Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort (17:48-18:24)

Episode 1098 - New Holiday Offerings at Walt Disney World (16:29-17:28)

Episode 1051 - Party of 8 at Grand Floridian Villas Who Awaken Summer (31:52-33:02)

Episode 1016 - Listener Questions
-4:57 The panel discusses the numerous new food options at Disney Springs. Pam talks about table service dining at the Animal Kingdom and Skipper Canteen at the Magic Kingdom
-14:03 Tarren from South Carolina recounts her experience at Skipper Canteen

Episode 963 - Live from WDW Marathon Weekend 2016 (12:59-13:26)

Episode 962 - Listener Questions
-33:34 A listener asks the hosts to choose one Disney park to visit. Rikki discusses Disneyland Park and Mike chooses the Magic Kingdom, highlighting Skipper Canteen

Episode 951 - Skipper Canteen, Let’s Do Brunch, and Memories Get Cheaper (21:04-29:29)

Episode 939 - 2015 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (31:58-33:53)

Episode 837 - Jungle Cruise Restaurant, Innoventions Changes with Listener Dean (6:35-13:45)

Episode 836 - Listener Questions
-2:50 The panel ponders an upcoming Jungle Cruise-themed restaurant at the Magic Kingdom

Sleepy Hollow (MK)
Episode 1252 - 10 Day Trip in February over the Princess Half-Marathon Weekend (31:09-31:54)

Episode 1170 - Best Snacks at Walt Disney World (12:23-13:30) Nutella and fruit waffle

Episode 1045 - Bay Lake Towers with Extended Family in February (15:51-17:11)

Episode 670 - Pop Century, Great Meals, Extended Family (18:11-18:59) Waffles

Sommerfest (Epcot)
Episode 885 - Touring Germany in Epcot (8:45-12:01)

Spice Road Table (Epcot)
Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants (6:53-12:14)

Episode 1186 - Walt Disney World is a Family Tradition (34:51-36:26)

Episode 1060 - Girls Weekend at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort (20:26-22:30)

Episode 969 - Guess That Walt Disney World Restaurant (9:07-16:25)

Episode 958 - Bonus Listener Questions
-19:34 Christy asks if her party can plausibly obtain a water view table during an 8 PM ADR at Spice Road Table. Christy also asks if such tables provide adequate views of Illuminations. Finally, Christy ponders crowds over Martin Luther King Day weekend

Episode 736 - Princess Weekend with a Large Group (16:06-20:27)

Starring Rolls Cafe (DHS)
Episode 650 - Listener Questions
-8:03 Tim ponders Disney's best non-seafood restaurants that are also a good value. Pam discusses The Wave, and Debbie brings up Starring Rolls Cafe

Episode 622 - 3-Day Trip Staying at the Dolphin (21:49-22:52)

Studios Catering Company (DHS Now Closed)
Episode 993 - Name That Disney Restaurant Again (7:01-14:22)

Sunshine Seasons (Epcot)
Episode 1252 - 10 Day Trip in February over the Princess Half-Marathon Weekend (29:26-30:42)

Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (21:54-23:07)

Episode 622 - 3-Day Trip Staying at the Dolphin (12:51-13:57)

Episode 335: Sunshine Seasons

Tamu Tamu (AK)
Episode 993 - Name That Disney Restaurant Again (23:07-27:02)

Tangerine Cafe (Epcot)
Episode 1183 - Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort (19:27-19:43)

Episode 1167 - Best Quick-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (23:18-25:14)

Episode 847 - Making the Most of a Couples Weekend (17:50-19:11)

Taste Track (Epcot)
Episode 1181 - Listener Questions
-40:07 Rikki mentions new sundaes at Epcot's Taste Track kiosk

Episode 900 - Never Been There, Not Done That (17:33-19:06)

Teppan Edo (Epcot)
Episode 863 - Listener Questions
-9:50 Rob from Canada seeks a table service restaurant for a 25-person group. Mike mentions 'Ohana, Biergarten, Teppan Edo, The Wave, and Trail's End.

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (33:56-35:21)

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (8:57-10:49)

Episode 784 - Pop Century, Disney Dining Plan, October 2014 (33:52-34:43)

Episode 682 - Toddler’s First Trip to Port Orleans - French Quarter (32:58-35:31)

Episode 616 - Honeymoon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Club-Level (24:00-24:22)

Thirsty River Bar and Trek Snacks (AK)
See "Beverages" above

Tiffins (AK)
Episode 1195 - Saratoga Springs, Fort Wilderness, and Coronado Springs All-In-One (9:52-12:45)

Episode 1145 - Listener Questions
-16:07 Elysa from Pennsylvania asks about the Rivers of Light dinner package at Tiffins, especially if Tables in Wonderland or Annual Pass discounts are available

Episode 1113 - Wrapping Up 2016 at Walt Disney World (24:25-25:55)

Episode 1097 - Listener Questions
-16:25 Julie from Brazil asks about Port Orleans French Quarter and upgrading to a river-view or king room, Victoria and Albert's for guests with special dietary needs, and romantic restaurants to celebrate a honeymoon vacation. Rikki mentions Tiffins, Mike recommends Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs, and Pam discusses California Grill

Episode 1068 - Would You Rather? (6:32-11:48)

Episode 1026 - Rikki’s Summer 2016 Kick-off Trip, Part 1 (After 18:41)

Episode 1023 - Even More Listener Questions
-17:32 Mallory from Washington D.C. wonders if she should eat dinner at Tiffins or at a Disney Springs restaurant. Mallory also asks about brunch options

Tony's Town Square Restaurant (MK)
Episode 1215 - The Next 3 Table-Service Restaurants (After 31:49)

Episode 1020 - Unofficial Guide Reader Survey Results with Len Testa (26:08-26:58)

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (10:06-13:01)

Episode 701 - Listener Questions
-22:27 Tracy from Kentucky wonders if Tony's Town Square Restaurant is really as bad as some reviews make it sound. She also ponders Walt Disney World restaurants that have improved over the years

Tortuga Tavern (MK)
Episode 1218 - The Next 3 Counter-Service Restaurants (After 33:32)

Episode 930 - 2015 BOGP Halloween Special (8:02-8:29) New menu

Episode 840 - WDW Restaurants That Need Love (7:39-9:29)

Tusker House (AK)
Episode 1228 - First time to Walt Disney World and Disneyland (18:55-20:52)

Episode 1183 - Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort (21:41-23:26)

Episode 1164 - Best 1 Credit Table-Service Meals at Walt Disney World (11:12-14:53)

Episode 1075 - Bachelorette Party at the Boardwalk (21:32-22:49)

Episode 1016 - Listener Questions
-13:25 Tarren from South Carolina recommends making late ADRs for breakfast at Tusker House such as to also encounter fresh lunch offerings

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-9:46 Maria from Pennsylvania seeks an optimal breakfast time for Tusker House and Crystal Palace, and asks whether lingering for lunch offerings during a late breakfast ADR is frowned upon

Episode 941 - Listener Questions
-21:10 Connor from North Dakota asks about lunch and dinner at Tusker House. Connor also asks about Ohana, Trader Sam's, and his ADRs in general. Finally, Connor ponders a final ADR for a twenty-one year old couple on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 928 - Beach Club, November Fun and Friends (23:11-24:44)

Episode 804 - Mount Rushmore of WDW Restaurants (16:52-18:26)

Episode 781 - Two Off-Site Stays, Extended Family, Low Crowds (21:18-23:21)

Episode 773 - Listener Questions
-17:15 Wendy from Canada asks if Animal Kingdom buses run before park opening for early ADRs at Tusker House

Episode 667 - Caribbean Beach Resort over Christmas 2013 (23:46-24:48)

Episode 589 - Solo Trip for Expedition Everest Challenge (26:44-18:42)

Episode 579 - Thoughts on Summer 2013 WDW Vacations (22:45-23:06)

Episode 562 - Mother & Son - 4 Parks in 1 Day (11:04-13:00)

Via Napoli (Epcot)
Episode 1051 - Party of 8 at Grand Floridian Villas Who Awaken Summer (26:00-27:37)

Episode 1015 - Pop Century Stay for Karate Competition at ESPN Wide World of Sports (27:03-27:40)

Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (14:40-16:00)

Episode 847 - Making the Most of a Couples Weekend (23:24-23:58)

Episode 778 - Pop Century, 1st Timer, Summer Heat and Harry Potter (7:52-8:31)

Episode 775 - Yacht Club, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Deluxe Dining Adventure (37:12-38:28)

Episode 703 - Contemporary Resort, First runDisney Experience, & Family (31:50-32:24)

Episode 657 - A Lesson in WDW Settings (8:24-12:20)

Episode 568 - Teens, Infant, and Spring Break at Pop Century (15:05-16:23)

Woody's Lunchbox (DHS; Upcoming)
Episode 1245 - Mike & Rikki Dish the Disney News (19:43-22:48)

Yak and Yeti (AK)
Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (13:14-14:39)

Episode 661 - Unexpected Magic with Family and Friends (18:20-19:25)

Episode 565 - A Deluxe Dining Trip Report (17:14-19:08)

Tipping

Major Episodes
Episode 1065 - 21 with Hanna and Paige (18:19-19:59; 21:33-23:42)

Episode 613 - Bonnet Creek Resort & Pirate Fun (9:33-11:04)

Episode 486: Tipping Around WDW

Listener Questions
Episode 1247 - Listener Questions
-6:51 Kristen from Colorado asks about general tipping recommendations for Lyft, Uber, and grocery delivery services

Episode 1049 - Listener Questions
-12:33 Mike and Pam talk about tipping on the Disney Dining Plan

Episode 905 - Listener Questions
-19:19 Hope asks how Tables in Wonderland works in regards to tipping at resort food courts

Episode 830 - Listener Questions
-16:47 Jocelyn asks about tipping at restaurants when paying with a Disney gift card

Episode 801 - Listener Questions
-25:59 Mark asks what the customary tip for an in-park buffet is

Episode 776 - Listener Questions
-26:34 Paul from Pennsylvania asks why the tip is included with the price of the meal at Cinderella's Royal Table

Episode 617 - Listener Questions
-10:33 Lori from Pennsylvania asks about restaurant payment and tipping protocol at WDW. She asks if you can do so with your Magic Band

Vegetarian/Vegan

Major Episodes
Episode 1111 - All-Stars and Star Wars in the Spring (10:46-13:02)

Episode 1087 - Treehouses, Old Key West, DVC Life (31:41-33:53)

Episode 862 - 3 Sisters, 3 DVC Resorts, 1 Awesome Vacation (19:35-23:36)

Listener Questions
Episode 974 - Listener Questions
-20:04 Jeanine from the UK seeks vegetarian-friendly quick service restaurants in the parks and resorts for the Quick Service Dining Plan

Episode 906 - More Listener Questions
-16:39 Jeanine from the UK shares her favorite vegetarian offerings at Walt Disney World

Water Park Dining

See "Theme Park Dining" above