Category: Disney

Anaheim, CA: Lamplight Lounge at DCA

In January 2018, Disney California Adventured closed the Paradise Pier section of the park to give it a rebranding called Pixar Pier, where everything is themed with characters from the Pixar movies.  Last weekend, the pier reopened, and in the rebranding was the Lamplight Lounge, formerly the Cove […]

Disneyland: Tiki Room 55th anniversary

Happy 55th Anniversary to the beloved attraction, The enchanted Tiki Room.  On Saturday, June 23rd, to commemorate the anniversary, Disney was selling a park exclusive Tiki Room Funko at both Disneyland and Disney World. My friend Chrissy was going to be out of town, and really wanted one, so I woke […]

Last weekend for Festival of Holidays

With the holidays over, it’s time for Disney California Adventure to close down their Festival of Holidays event.  Stephen and I had some tabs left on our “sip and savor” pass, and went on Saturday, January 6 to use them before meeting up with Shellie at the Cove Bar, […]

Anaheim, CA: Carthay Circle at DCA

Stephen’s birthday was last Wednesday, so to celebrate I took him to lunch at Carthay Circle, located inside Disney California Adventure.  We had 12:30 reservations, but arrived too early.  To kill time, we stopped for a photo with Goofy and then had drinks at the lounge. Upon checking in, […]

Gustavo Dudamel at Walt Disney Concert Hall

I’ve been living in Southern California all my life, and am a frequent patron of live performances.  I used to have season tickets to the Ahmanson, Pantages, and even the old Shubert… yet never set foot at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, until this Memorial Weekend. Built in […]

Anaheim: Earl of Sandwich, Downtown Disney

This sandwich shop is located in downtown Disneyland right next-door to AMC movie theaters. Majority of their sandwiches are warm, and are served on artisan white or wheat bread. They also have wraps, flatbread pizza and salads. I had some out-of-town friends who wanted to have dinner. I […]

Anaheim: Disney’s Carthay Circle Lounge

The Disneyland Resort is divided into 3 sections: The Downtown Disney area is a free area for restaurants and shopping, the Disneyland theme park, and the Disney’s California Theme Park, or DCA for short. I was at DCA on April 2nd for the Disney California Food and Wine […]

Disney’s California Food & Wine 2016

The Disney’s California Food and Wine Festival has been revived!  After a 5 year hiatus, Disney’s Food & Wine Festival returned to Disney California Adventure on April 1, 2016. Park admission is required, and the event has pay and free versions of their food and wine seminars with […]