DAK Food Reviews

Pongu Pongu

Ratings: Food: N/A Atmosphere: 2/5 Experience: 3/5 Overall: 2.5/5 Location: Park: Animal Kingdom Land: Pandora Link to Menu: Pongu Pongu Menu Price Range: $ Atmosphere:┬áThe atmosphere at Pongu Pongu is pretty non-existant. For the most part, it is just a walk-up quick service location where you can purchase a small selection of food items and… Continue reading Pongu Pongu

Extra Magic!

Characters in Galaxies Edge

Today we will be taking this opportunity to talk about all of the amazing character experiences you can have in Galaxy's Edge at Hollywood Studios! Keep in mind, most of these are not your traditional "Meet and Greet" style meetings that are common in all other areas of the parks. These are "real" experiences and… Continue reading Characters in Galaxies Edge

DAK Ride Reviews

Kilimanjaro Safaris

Griffin Guide Rating: 4/5 Scary Scale: 0/5 Fast Pass: Recommended, this ride is very popular especially with families so the line gets extremely long. Park: Animal Kingdom Land: Africa Background: This ride is a large part of what makes Animal Kingdom the biggest Disney Park in the WORLD! When Animal Kingdom was being built, it… Continue reading Kilimanjaro Safaris

Epcot Ride Reviews

Spaceship Earth

Griffin Guide Rating: 5/5 Scary Scale: 1/5 Fast Pass: Not recommended most of the year, however it may be necessary during VERY busy times such as holidays. Park: Epcot Land: Future World Background: Spaceship Earth is housed in the large golf ball like structure and is Epcot's "icon" attraction. This means that it is the… Continue reading Spaceship Earth

Disney Springs

The Edison

Ratings: Food: 5/5 Atmosphere: 5/5 Experience: 5/5 Overall: 5/5 Location: Disney Springs Link to Menu: Lunch Menu Price Range: $$ Atmosphere: The Edison has SUCH a cool atmosphere! Its themed as a 1920's speakeasy, with many cool steampunk elements. You'll walk in and immediately see a giant clock made out of iron and gold detailing.… Continue reading The Edison

MK Ride Reviews

Haunted Mansion

Griffin Guide Rating: 5/5 Scary Scale: 4/5 Fast Pass: Recommended during the day, during/after the fireworks the lines are pretty manageable and you shouldn't need one Park: Magic Kingdom Land: Liberty Square Background: The Haunted Mansion in Walt Disney World was one of the park's opening attractions. When planning the Disney World version, Imagineers decided… Continue reading Haunted Mansion

DAK Food Reviews

Restaurantosaurus

Ratings: Food: 3/5 Atmosphere: 5/5 Experience: 4/5 Overall: 4/5 Location: Park: Animal Kingdom Land: Dinoland Link to Menu: Lunch and Dinner Menu Price Range: $ Atmosphere: Restaurantosaurus has one of the coolest atmospheres of the restaurants at Disney! The theming of the place is that the archeology students from the Dino Institute (Dinosaur ride) live… Continue reading Restaurantosaurus

HS Ride Reviews

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Griffin Guide Rating: 4/5 Scary Scale: 5/5 Fast Pass: Recommended Park: Hollywood Studios Land: Sunset Boulevard Background: The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, or Tower of Terror for short, was opened in 1994 at Hollywood Studios. It is a dark ride with themes tying into The Twilight Zone television series. It takes place in the… Continue reading The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Disney Springs

Earl of Sandwich

Ratings: Food: 4/5 Atmosphere: 2/5 Experience: 4/5 Overall: 3.5/5 Location: Disney Springs Marketplace Link to Menu: Earl of Sandwich Menu Price Range: $ Atmosphere: The atmosphere at Earl of Sandwich is decent, but extremely chaotic. The line is practically always out the door. You walk in and are directly in the queue. To the left… Continue reading Earl of Sandwich