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Epcot will introduce the IllumiNations Dining Package at the Rose & Crown Dining Room. The dining package will be offered beginning January 18 (with reservations opening on January 17) and includes seating on the lagoon-side patio, a three-course prix fixe menu and a unique view of the nighttime spectacular. The dining package features a selection of fine British cuisine, including a Scotch Egg, Rose & Crown’s signature Fish and Chips, and Pudding Platter trio featuring Sticky Toffee Pudding, English Trifle, and Chocolate Nougat Bar for dessert. The package also includes unlimited beverages including draft beers, specialty cocktails, sparkling wine and non-alcoholic beverages. The IllumiNations Dining Package takes place nightly at 8:00 p.m. and costs $85 per adult (ages 10 and up) and $35 per child (ages 3 to 9), including tax and gratuity.
Jaleo, from Chef José Andrés’ will open this winter in West Side at Disney Springs. The architectural form of the building is inspired by an artichoke and will be a two-story building that is completely open to the outside, with large windows offering views of the lake while protecting diners from the sun. The interior features a double height central courtyard that visually connects the restaurant’s floors. The idea of Jaleo, the Spanish word for “revelry,” inspires the large, family-style gathering space, inviting Guests to share tapas and sangria, gather with family at foosball tables, or enjoy the more elegant central seating for paellas and grilled meats, anchored by the restaurant’s open kitchen and wood fire grill. Typical Spanish colors of citrus and stunning artwork offer a welcoming ambience alongside predominant touches of wood and ceramic materials. In addition, the front-corner of Jaleo will include a quick-service concept serving Spanish street-food-inspired sandwiches and salads.
The third parking garage at Disney Springs is scheduled to open this February. Keeping with the theme of Florida fruit, this new garage will be called the Grapefruit Garage.
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