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Digging in to Disney Theme Parks’ Food & Beverage Revolution

By Zach Johnson One bite of the grilled pork tenderloin at California Grill in 1995 was all it took. As Karen McClintock, Food & Beverage Content Relations Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, dug into the savory dish—served with goat cheese polenta, mushrooms, kalettes, bacon, dried cherries, zinfandel glaze—she realized the Disney dining experience was …

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Go on an Adventure with These Disney Parks Attraction Posters

By Jocelyn Buhlman Pirates! Ghosts! Hippos that wiggle their ears and blow bubbles! No matter what perils and thrills appear on our adventures, we can’t help but return to experience the fun all over again. At Disney Parks around the world, you can find adventure in all sorts of places—from jungle rivers and ancient temples …

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Eating Our Way Through 65 Years of Disney Theme Parks

By Jim Frye The savory aroma of a smoked turkey leg at Disney’s Hollywood Studios; the sweet taste of churros at Disneyland; the tangy deliciousness of a DOLE Whip at Magic Kingdom; or the cool, refreshing pleasure of a Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar on a warm summer afternoon. The ever-evolving, always-enticing food stands and …

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Up and Up and Up: 65 Years of Twirling with Dumbo the Flying Elephant

By Kevin Kern, Walt Disney Archives Sometimes, the most memorable delights are those which are the simplest. Walt Disney’s Dumbo the Flying Elephant attraction has withstood the tests of time to become not only a beloved tradition for families to seek out when visiting Disney Parks, but also as a sort of “rite of passage” …

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Walt’s Maps of the Magic

By Max Lark Walt Disney once said: “I’ve always wanted to work on something alive, something that keeps growing. We’ve got that in Disneyland.” Anyone fortunate enough to visit Walt Disney’s office suite in the 3-H wing at the original Animation Building will see pictorial proof of Walt’s commitment to evolving and adding to his …

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Making Movie Magic in Disney Parks

By Zach Johnson Set foot in any Disney theme park and you’ll find attractions and experiences inspired by the most beloved characters and stories in cinematic history… and in some cases, those very films may have actually been made inside a Disney theme park! Over the years, the parks have appeared in a number of …

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JUST ANNOUNCED: D23 Celebrates 65 Years of The Disney Theme Park

By the D23 Team It was 65 years ago that Disneyland first welcomed guests to enjoy a new kind of experience: the theme park. And to mark the occasion, Disney twenty-three has created a one-of-a-kind, stand-alone issue, filled with rich stories and stunning photography that look at the development and evolution of the Disney theme …

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