Writer’s Stop to Remain Open for a Limited Time

While the Writer’s Stop was originally set to close on April 2nd with the shutdown of much of the Streets of America, it will instead begin operating from 11:30 AM until one hour prior to closing time at the Sci-Fi Dine-In beginning on April 3rd.

Along with coffee and pastries, pretzels, charcuterie and a cheese plate will be on offer, along with alcoholic beverages.

On the merchandise side, a new range of home and kitchen goods will be on sale.

Breakfast is Coming to Sci-Fi Dine In Theater for a Limited Period This Fall

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Breakfast will be coming to the Sci-Fi Dine In Theater at Disney’s Hollywood Studios this fall.

Beginning November 1st and going through January 23rd of 2016, breakfast will be offered alongside lunch and dinner at the popular Studios restaurant.

The all-inclusive breakfast will include pastries and choice of appetizer, entrée, and non-alcoholic beverage. Menu items will include:

  • Puff Pastry filled with Scrambled Eggs, Crab, Asparagus and Gruyère Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin on Baby Spinach, with Bacon and Cheddar Custard on a Roasted Tomato and Cheesy Horseradish potatoes
  • Scrambled Eggs, Crispy Bacon, Sausage Links and Breakfast Potatoes
  • Macadamia Crusted Brioche French Toast with Mascarpone and Fresh Berries

Price for adults is $23.00, and ages 3-9 $12.99.

The Sci-Fi Dine In Theater is an indoor drive-in movie theater, complete with vintage Sci-Fi clips shown on the big screen, with diners seated in classic cars.

Reservations can be made for breakfast at the Sci-Fi Dine In now. Breakfast will be served from 8 AM to 10:15 AM.

Star Wars Character Dining Packages Return for 2015

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From the Disney Food Blog

Booking for Star Wars Weekends Dining Packages will return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World in 2015 and booking began December 3, 2014.

Dinner at the Hollywood & Vine restaurant and breakfast at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater will offer these galactic experiences May 4th through June 14, 2015. Note that the character meals are available all week — not just on weekends!

Jedi Mickey’s Star Wars Dine at Hollywood and Vine

At Hollywood and Vine, Jedi Mickey’s Star Wars Dine will feature Disney characters wearing their Star Wars best as they celebrate the greatest saga ever told! See our review from this year’s experience here!

You may get the chance to meet Ewok Chip & Dale, Jedi Mickey, Leia Minnie, Darth Goofy, and/or Stormtrooper Donald. Star Wars décor, themed foods, and music create a galactic experience. Advance Dining Reservations will be offered from 4:15-8PM.

Cost: $57.99 Adult, $34.99 Child, or two Disney Dining Plan Entitlements per person.

Or opt to plus your Star Wars dinner with the Fantasmic Dinner package. Fantasmic Dinner Package reservations will be offered 4:15-7PM at Hollywood and Vine for $63.99 Adult, $38.99 Child, or 2 Disney Dining Plan Entitlements per person.

Star Wars Dine-In Galactic Breakfast! at Sci-Fi

And guests can start their day (8-11AM) with the Star Wars Dine-In Galactic Breakfast at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant.

Discover an out-of-this-world breakfast while you watch memorable movie scenes from the “Star Wars” films. Encounter Darth Vader along with a gallery of infamous “Star Wars” characters. Watch out for stormtroopers guarding the Galactic Empire!

Cost: $49.99 Adult; $31.99 Child or Two Disney Dining Plan Entitlements per person

Please note that characters, menu items, pricing, and hours are subject to change. These will be popular so we recommend dialing (407) 939-5277 or making online reservations at lightspeed.

Are you planning on attending a Stars Wars Weekend?

Disney Trials New Allergy-Friendly Menus at Pilot Locations

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Walt Disney World will trial at select locations new allergy-friendly menus at a range of restaurants during the next month.

Restaurants that will be taking part in the trial include:

  • Flying Fish Café at Disney’s BoardWalk
  • ABC Commissary, Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant and The Hollywood Brown Derby at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Kona Cafe and Captain Cooks at Disney’s Polynesian Resort
  • World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort.

The allergy friendly menu will mean that in some cases, it will no longer be necessary for a chef to visit the guest at the table, and instead selections can be made directly from the special menu. For any allergies that are not covered by the menu, or if the guest prefers to speak to a chef, that option will remain available.

The test is expected to run from September 9 through to October 20 2014.