Episode-133-Feeding-Picky-Kids-at-Disneyland

133 Park Tip: Feeding Picky Kids at Disneyland

 

Kris & Megan talk about where you can find your kids’ favorite foods at Disneyland and give some general tips for feeding picky kids there.

 

Feeding Picky Kids at Disneyland

Feeding kids can require a certain amount of finesse. Here are our tips

on making it as easy as possible.

• Eat early. Having lunch around 11am and dinner around 5pm can help you avoid the more crowded times, meaning less waiting and better seating choices.

• Kids’ meal sizes are on the small side. The toddler meal is small enough for a one-year-old but really too small for a two-year-old (unless yours eats like a bird). At seven years old, our oldest has nearly grown out of the kids’ meals.

• Split an adult meal between two kids. It won’t come with a drink like the kids’ meals, but they can split a burger and fries, pizza, chicken strips, or something more adventurous for some extra food for them and a little savings for you.

 

Most quick-service eateries have some pretty standard kid dishes.

Burgers:

• Galactic Grill (Tomorrowland, Disneyland Park)

• Hungry Bear Restaurant (Critter Country, Disneyland Park)

• Red Rose Taverne (Fantasyland, Disneyland Park)

• Smokejumpers Grill (Grizzly Peak, DCA)

 

Pizza:

• Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta (Paradise Pier, DCA)

• Daisy’s Diner (Mickey’s Toontown, Disneyland Park)

• Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port (Tomorrowland, Disneyland Park)

• Red Rose Taverne (Fantasyland, Disneyland Park)

 

Chicken Nuggets:

• Galactic Grill (Tomorrowland, Disneyland Park)

• Golden Horseshoe (Frontierland, Disneyland Park)

• Hungry Bear Restaurant (Critter Country, Disneyland Park)

• Smokejumpers Grill (Grizzly Peak, DCA)

• Stage Door Café (Frontierland, Disneyland Park)

 

Turkey Sandwich:

• Flo’s V-8 Café (Cars Land, DCA)

• Galactic Grill (Tomorrowland, Disneyland Park)

• Jolly Holiday Bakery (Main Street, Disneyland Park)

• Pacific Wharf Café (Pacific Wharf, DCA)

• Pluto’s Dog House (Mickey’s Toontown, Disneyland Park)

• Red Rose Taverne (Fantasyland, Disneyland Park)

 

Power Pack: (yogurt, sliced apples, carrots, banana, and whole-grain Goldfish crackers):

Disneyland Park

• Harbour Galley (Critter Country)

• Hungry Bear Restaurant (Critter Country)

• Troubadour Tavern (Fantasyland)

• Clarabelle’s (Mickey’s Toontown)

• Golden Horseshoe (Frontierland)

• Stage Door Café (Frontierland)

• Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner (Main Street)

• Galactic Grill (Tomorrowland)

 

DCA

• Smokejumpers Grill (Grizzly Peak)

• Award Wieners (Hollywood Land)

• Pacific Wharf Café (Pacific Wharf)

 

Toddler Meals:

Disneyland Park

• Hungry Bear Restaurant (Critter Country) – Cheesy Macaroni

• Red Rose Taverne (Fantasyland) – Cheesy Macaroni

• Rancho del Zocalo (Frontierland) – Arroz con Pollo (rice and chicken), Arroz con Frijoles (rice and beans)

• Galactic Grill (Tomorrowland) – Cheesy Macaroni

• Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port (Tomorrowland) – Cheesy Macaroni

• Pluto’s Dog House (Mickey’s Toontown) – Cheesy Macaroni

 

DCA

• Smokejumpers Grill (Grizzly Peak) – Cheesy Macaroni

• Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill (Pacific Wharf) – Arroz con Pollo

• Pacific Wharf Café (Pacific Wharf) – Cheesy Macaroni

• Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta (Paradise Pier) – Cheesy Macaroni

 

Other:

• Bean and cheese burrito – Rancho del Zocalo (Frontierland, Disneyland Park)

• Chicken taco – Rancho del Zocalo (Frontierland, Disneyland Park)

• Turkey hot dog – Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner (Main Street, Disneyland Park)

• Macaroni and cheese – Jolly Holiday Bakery (Main Street, Disneyland Park)

• Spaghetti and meatballs – Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port (Tomorrowland, Disneyland Park)

• Turkey hot dog – Pluto’s Dog House (Mickey’s Toontown, Disneyland Park)

• Macaroni and cheese – Flo’s V-8 Café (Cars Land, DCA)

• Roast Beef sandwich – Flo’s V-8 Café (Cars Land, DCA)

• Turkey hot dog – Award Wieners (Hollywood Land, DCA)

• Bean and cheese burrito – Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill (Pacific Wharf, DCA)

• Chicken quesadilla – Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill (Pacific Wharf, DCA)

• Chicken and brown rice – Lucky Fortune Cookery (Pacific Wharf, DCA)

• Turkey meatball sandwich – Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta (Paradise Pier, DCA)

• Spaghetti and meatballs – Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta (Paradise Pier, DCA)

 

Water

• Drink plenty of water, especially when it’s hot.

• Any place with fountain drinks will give you a cup of ice water or ice for free.

• Refill your water bottles at drinking fountains throughout the parks. Try flavor packets or drops if you’re picky about the taste of the Anaheim tap water.

• Consider a water bottle with a built-in filter to improve the taste.

 

 

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Episode-132-Kits-Three-Favorite-Disneyland-Rides

132 Family Fun: Kit’s Three Favorite Disneyland Rides!

 

Kit tells us about his three favorite Disneyland rides: Roger Rabbit’s CarToon Spin, The Haunted Mansion, and Star Tours!

 

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Episode-131-Disney-Community-Spotlight-the-Caillouet-Disney-DNA-Podcast

131 BONUS: Trent & Jeni Caillouet from the Disney DNA Podcast

 

Disney DNA Podcast

In this bonus episode, a Disney Community Spotlight, we get to know Trent & Jeni Caillouet from the Disney DNA Podcast!

They answer some fun questions and and we generally “geek out” over Disney parks! Y’all are gonna love it!

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Episode-130-Fantasmic-Dinner-Package-Review

130 Park Tip: Fantasmic! Dinner Package Review

 

Megan & Kris recently took advantage of the Fantasmic! dinner package at the River Belle Terrace at Disneyland. In this episode, they give their review both on the package, food, and the updates to the show.

 

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Episode-129-Kits-Fantasmic-Review

129 Family Fun: Kit’s Review of Fantasmic!

 

In this episode, our four-year-old son, Kit, gives us his review of seeing Disneyland’s Fantasmic! for the first time!

 

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Episode-128-Disney-Community-Spotlight-Joey-McGirr-The-Disney-Hack

128 BONUS: Joey McGirr from The Disney Hack Podcast

 

The Disney Hack

In this bonus episode, a Disney Community Spotlight, we get to know Joey McGirr from the Disney Hack Podcast!

He answers some fun questions and also tells some fun stories from his time working graveyard Disney Custodial at Disneyland!

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Episode-127-Making-Disney-Memories

127 Park Tip: Making Disney Memories

 

In this episode, Megan & Kris talk about some ways to make great memories at Disney parks!

 

Making Disney Memories

Here are five ways you can capture and make great Disney memories:

  1. Take lots of photos and have Disney cast members take photos for you too! (Hint: they’ll even use your own camera or cell phone too, just ask!)
  2. Be present with each other. Don’t constantly be on your phone or let your kids have their earbuds in all the time. Enjoy each other’s company!
  3. Plan and do something nice for a cast member or another family. This can be anything from genuinely thanking them or passing forward an act of kindness. Get creative! Doing something nice for someone else as a family will give you that wonderful memory and bring you closer together.
  4. Have a nice meal together and reflect on what you’ve done so far. People connect when dining together.
  5. Look for “magic moments” that are in abundance at the Disney parks! Things like playing musical chairs with Alice and the Mad Hatter near Coke Corner and other interactions with cast members.

 

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Episode-126-Kit-Mighty-Ducks-and-Kitchen-Hockey

126 Family Fun: Kit Talks Mighty Ducks and Kitchen Hockey!

 

Five year old Kit talks about watching The Mighty Ducks and playing “kitchen hockey” with Daddy!

 

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Episode-125-Top-Five-Disney-Wins

125 Park Tip: Our Top Five Disney Wins

 

In this episode, Megan and Kris talk about their top five Disney wins!

 

5. Flying to WDW with two kids and a baby.

4. Sitting front row at the Festival of the Lion King and Kit getting to go up and interact with the cast including Timon.

3. Dressed Kit up as Peter Pan and being there for when Pan arrived in Fantasyland

2. Megan taking all three kids at once

1. Engagement at Disneyland

 

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