Category: Disney

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 […]

Disney Villains Pin Event

It’s Friday the 13th of September, 2013.  The pin event theme is Villains, and while it should sound impressive, I was underwhelmed on the choices they offered on merchandise.  Perhaps that was good, as I didn’t really stay for the event, but went mostly to socialize. Event sack […]

Dinner at Cat Cora’s Koussina

There’s good and bad things about traveling by myself.  The bad part is, unless you have dinner plans, you have to eat by yourself.  The good part is you can always join other people for dinner.  Roger has always been a great friend and invites me to join […]