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Kandace Sparkles

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Kandace "Kandy" Sparkles is more than just a Disney World fan, she's an expert and an insider. She also has a great love for the food and beverage of the resort and authors the Mice Munchies column on MiceChat.
Tuesday, June 18th marks the official re-opening of the iconic Main Street Bakery at the Magic Kingdom.  This classic Magic Kingdom location for sweet treats and drinks has been closed for the last few months (January 13-June 16, 2013)...
Beaches & Cream is a sweet little 50’s style ice cream shop.  This table service location is best known for their amazing hot off the grill burgers and ice cream selections such as “The Kitchen Sink.”  Located at Disney’s Beach...
If you've visited Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resort over recent months, chances are you've learned that Hurricane Hanna's is closed for refurbishment.  The planned extensive refurbishment was from August 27, 2012 and re-opens today, January 22, 2013.  During...
Gasparilla Grill and Games at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa closed for refurbishment August 24 - December 17, 2012.  The massive refurbishment of the facility consisted of enhancements to the Grill, main pool, refurbishment and re-branding of the...
Main Street Bakery The simple and classic Main Street Bakery has been a staple of the Magic Kingdom park since its opening in 1971.  Although offerings have continued to change and evolve throughout the years, the biggest change for the...
We've had a few reviews of the new Be Our Guest restaurant located inside New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park. I've previously shared my initial thoughts of lunch at the restaurant during previews. Today, I'd like to give you...
The Disney Dining Plan always centers around the same discussion. It's either a great addition to your vacation package or a waste of time and energy as it creates too much need for planning. There are some interesting changes coming...
The Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special has returned for a second year at Disney's Hollywood Studios.  This year, due to increased popularity, the show has been moved to the larger Premier Theater.  Premier Theater is located behind Muppet*Vision 3D and...
Disney makes hundreds of different holiday treats each year.  If you've visited Walt Disney World during the holiday season, one of these is bound to be a favorite of yours.  Some of the most popular items can be found...
Disney’s Beach Club Resort features a unique holiday display – a moving carousel made of Gingerbread!  The Gingerbread Carousel is located in the middle of the Resort lobby and is surrounded by additional decorations. Let's take a tour of...
Disney’s Boardwalk Resort features a Gingerbread display with a little bit of a mischievous side.  On the far left is the Gingerbread House that Stitch has taken over.  Let's hope he hasn't replaced the Gingerbread smell with chili dogs. Inside they...
One of the long-standing traditions at Epcot is the Candlelight Procession.  It's become so popular that Disney has added dining packages that include priority seating for the event. The Candlelight Procession started at Disneyland in 1958.  The first narrator was...
Can you believe that the Gingerbread House at the Grand Floridian is celebrating its 14th anniversary? This bakery gem was first introduced at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in 1999.  Nestled inside the house is a small merchandise...
Happy Holidays MiceChatters! I hope the season is off to a wonderful start full of amazing food. Disney Chefs have already been working their magic across the Walt Disney World Resort.  Lucky for us – that means lots of...
Holiday festivities are in full swing at the Walt Disney World Resort. Disney’s Hollywood Studios is hosting The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights. The lights are available nightly from dusk until one hour after park close. Along the...
Fellow Mice Munchers, we've known for a while that Starbucks is coming to Walt Disney World, but we've never had a firm date or location. Until now! Two locations at Walt Disney World will see the addition of Starbucks: the Main Street...
Fall at Walt Disney World usually means a few things – one of them is a two-month run of Halloween filled with pumpkins and other fun treats.  Disney Chefs offered quite a few options this year. Let's take a...
Be Our Guest is the newest Walt Disney World restaurant and is located in the newly expanded Fantasyland. Guests experience a unique, immersive, and innovative restaurant, but does the food live up to the environment? Quick service dining is...
Please welcome MiceChat's newest contributor, Kandy Sparkles, and her column, Mice Munchies. She'll be focusing on the delicious side of Disney World. Today, she examines Disney's answer to Universal's Butter Beer. Drink up! The newly opened Gaston’s Tavern in the...

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