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The Flame Tree Barbecue at Disney's Animal Kingdom will be closing for a major remodel in the new year.

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Closing on January 5 2015, the remodel will bring a number of improvements to the restaurants outdoor seating area. More covered areas will be installed, including covering the walkways between
the seating areas. The ordering area will also see an expansion of its roof, covering guests placing orders.
The remodel is expected to take approximately three months, with a reopening in early April 2015.
During the closure, some of the menu items will be available at kiosks throughout the park.

Beginning on November 18, a 20 percent merchandise discount can now be yours by dining at certain Walt Disney World quick service restaurants.

By dining at one of the participating restaurants, you will receive a coupon attached to the bottom of your receipt. The discount is available from November 18 2014 to January 5 2015, available only from store opening until 1:00 PM.

There are a number of exclusions, check on the coupon for more information, but they include Alcohol, Tobacco, Disney Ticket Media, Periodicals, Postage Stamps, Digital and Video Cameras, DVDs, CDs, Disney Dollars, Memory Maker.

Here is a list of participating locations. This list is of course subject to change.

Disney's Animal Kingdom

Quick Service Restaurants

Flame Tree Barbecue
Kusifari Bakery
Pizzafari
Restaurantosaurus
Tamu Tamu
Shops

Island Mercantile
Disney Outfitters
Disney's Hollywood Studios

Quick Service Restaurants

ABC Commissary
Backlot Express
Catalina Eddies
Fairfax Fare
Pizza Planet
Rosie's Red Hots
Starring Rolls
Studio Catering Company
Shops

Mickey’s of Hollywood
Keystone Clothiers
Epcot

Quick Service Restaurants

Electric Umbrella
Fountain View
Liberty Inn
Sunshine Season's Food Fare
Yorkshire County Fish Shop
Shops

Mouse Gear
Magic Kingdom

Quick Service Restaurant

Casey's Corner
Columbia Harbour House
Cosmic Ray's Starlight Café
Main Street Bakery
Pecos Bill’s Café
Pinocchio Village Haus
Tomorrowland Terrace
Shops

Emporium
Downtown Disney

Shops

World of Disney

The Siestas Cantina Pool Bar at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort is now offering a daily breakfast service.

Available from 7am to 11am, the menu offers a variety of dishes, including a traditional breakfast, sandwiches and waffles. The location is on the Disney Dining Plan for breakfast.

Siestas breakfast $8.99
- Scrambled Eggs, Crisp Bacon or Sausage with Hash Brown Potatoes

Viva la Vida Breakfast $8.99
- Oatmeal topped with Strawberries and Pecans, Sliced Seasonal Fruit, Choice of Muffin, with your choice of Coffee or Juice

Breakfast Sandwich $7.25
- Scrambled Eggs, you're choice of Bacon or Ham, American Cheese, on a Croissant Roll with Hash Brown Potatoes

Adult Waffle $8.49
- Large Mickey Waffle, with your choice of Bacon or Sausage

Fruit Cup $3.99
Grits $2.99
Oatmeal $2.99
Bagel $2.79
Muffin $2.99
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Yogurt Parfait $3.99

A construction permit for the demolition of the Sorcerer’s hat that has obscured the view of the painstakingly recreated Mann’s Chinese Theater at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been filed.



No date has been given as to when demolition will start, but current thinking is that it will start shortly after New Years.

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