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Storybook Dining at Artist Point Dining Review

In late 2018, the signature dining restaurant, Artist Point, known for game meats and a romantic lodge feel, transformed into Storybook Dining at Artist Point. The new dining experience features fairy tale inspired decor and menu items, and includes getting to meet some of your favorite characters from Snow White. Ever since the transformation, this has been a hot ticket item to try to get a reservation for, with some of these characters hard to meet elsewhere.  I was able to snag an early dinner reservation here in July and decided to give it a try.
Walking into the restaurant, it is a completely different feel from what existed here before.  You feel as though you are walking into an enchanted forest and we really liked the vibes. Immediately upon seating, you'll notice the great level of detail that went into designing this area, from the leaf and vine plate towers, to the well worn look of the menu, every little bit felt special. 

As we were among the first tables sat for the…

Ears the News: October 25, 2019 Edition

Welcome to the latest edition of Ears the News
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In a recent update at Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo in Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, the Star Wars inspired menu names have been removed and replaced with simple food titles.


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The Braised Shaak Roast has become Beef Pot Roast, Smoked Kaadu Ribs is now Smoked Pork Ribs, and the Roasted Endorian Tip-Yip Salad is now simply a Roasted Chicken Salad. View the full menu at Disneyworld.com for more of the new names.

It isn't clear why the names have been removed, since the original menu had a detailed description of each item and what it contained. However, guest confusion is likely the cause, prompting Disney to make the change.

Warwick Davis and Chita Rivera have been added to the narrator line-up for the 2019 Candlelight Processional.

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Here is the line-up so far:
Ming-Na Wen - 11/29-12/1 Neil Patrick Harris – 12/2-12/5 Whoopi Goldberg …

Ears the News: October 11, 2019 Edition

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The Beauty and the Beast inspired Enchanted Rose lounge is now open at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort.

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Located in the former Mizner's lounge, the Beauty and the Beast inspired Enchanted Rose offers small bites and a range of specialty cocktails. The small plates range in price from $14 for truffle fries up to $95 for caviar.
On the drink menu, specialty cocktails are priced at deluxe resort price points - with a seasonal Old Fashioned costing $25 and Martini's at $17.
Starters Crab and Gnocchetti Gratin Jumbo Lump Crab, Gnocchetti Sardi, Robiola Bosina Mornay, Citrus Breadcrumbs $16.00
Artisanal Cheese Selection Artisanal Cheeses, Pine Nut Bread, Raisins on the Vine $19.00
Espelette Pepper-spiced Shrimp Lime Gelée, Piquillo Pepper Purée, Serrano Ham $19.00
House-made Flatbread Charred Broccolini, Seasonal Mushrooms, Fennel Sausage, Ricotta Salata, Tomato Confit $18…