Spice Road Table - the new restaurant debuting in the Morocco pavillion at Epcot has its signage up - but there is not an opening date as of yet. Disney is saying early 2014.
Beginning on January 21,2014 - through the end of March, the resort line of the monorail will be down for maintenance from 11:30 am - 7pm. There will still be boats and buses available to transport during those hours.
Beginning January 26, 2014 Hollywood and Vine character breakfast and lunches will add Sofia the First and Doc McStuffins to their line up. They will meet along with Jake from the Neverland Pirates and Handy Manny. Retiring from the meals are Special Agent Oso and June from Little Einsteins.
Disney has changed the name and some of the inclusions in the Photopass + option. It's now called Memory Maker and you can save $50 by prepurchasing before your trip via the My Disney Experience app or page.
Beaches and Cream soda shop is now taking reservations. There is still walk up seating available if you eat at the counter.
Disney has a new snack item - the Cronut (croissant donut) available at the Refreshment Port near Canada in the World Showcase. Check out the Disney Food Blog for all the latest food news from Disney.