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Last night, more than 180 Disney Parks Blog readers attended our Disney Side “Not-So-Scary” Soiree at Magic Kingdom Park, celebrating the return of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and the debut of the Villain’s Sinister Soiree.

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The evening kicked off with our guests enjoying the spirited fun of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, including the event’s special character meet and greets, and entertainment. We later met up for the 8:30 p.m. showing of the “Boo To You” parade and enjoyed VIP viewing of “Happy HalloWishes” fireworks.

Later on in the night, our guests were among the first to experience the new Villain’s Sinister Soiree inside Cinderella’s Royal Table, which is a delicious dessert party hosted by Cinderella’s Wicked Stepmother and Stepsisters. During the party, our guests also enjoyed photo opportunities with Captain Hook, Dr. Facilier and Frollo.

Be sure to check out our photo galleries and this video for more.

Disney Side ‘Not-So-Scary’ Soiree at Magic Kingdom Park Recap by Jennifer Fickley-Baker: Originally posted on the Disney Parks Blog

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When you head for Cars Land at Disney California Adventure park, make a pit stop at Flo’s V8 Café to fill ‘er up. We’ve always been big fans of the Veggie-Tater Bake and any of Flo’s pies, but now there are new favorites vying for top spot on the menu.

Barbecued Pork Ribs at Flo's V8 Cafe at Disney California Adventure Park Roast Beef and Cheddar Sandwich at Flo's V8 Cafe at Disney California Adventure Park Turkey Dip at Flo's V8 Cafe at Disney California Adventure Park

Fall-off-the-bone barbecued pork ribs, with house-made Coca-Cola barbecue sauce replace the pork loin, served with creamy mashed potatoes and a side of crisp slaw. Also new is a hearty sandwich with shaved roast beef and cheddar on a garlic-chive bun topped with sweet, caramelized onions and kicky horseradish aioli, slaw on the side. The turkey dip also debuts on a potato grinder roll, with provolone cheese and turkey au jus for dipping and a side of pasta salad.

Ah, another pie joins the sweet line-up: coconut cream, making it tough to decide how to end the meal – maybe share that and the chocolate mud pie (or maybe the strawberry-rhubarb) with a friend.

Flo’s also adds Grand Am Beer on tap, joining the Racer 5 Pale Ale IPA.

Citrus Turkey Salad at Flo's V8 Cafe at Disney California Adventure Park Veggie-Tater Bake at Flo's V8 Cafe at Disney California Adventure Park

Staying on the menu are the crowd-pleasing rotisserie chicken with mashed potatoes and veggies, ditto for the Citrus Turkey Salad, but with a twist: it’s now lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers and Craisins (those delightful dried cranberries) and a kicky citrus-tarragon dressing. And our favorite Veggie-Tater Bake is still there, a riff on shepherd’s pie made with bulgur wheat, roasted veggies, mashed potatoes and Cheddar cheese.

Do you have a favorite dish at Flo’s?

New Tastes on Flo’s V8 Café Menu at Disney California Adventure Park by Pam Brandon: Originally posted on the Disney Parks Blog

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