Here is another great reason to dine in Disney Springs™ a new establishment is now open. Take a break from the Theme Parks and head over to the Polite Pig.

The Polite Pig in Town Center at Disney Springs™ at Walt Disney World® Resort  is now open, the newest concept for award-winning Orlando Chefs James and Julie Petrakis. The husband-wife team, also owners of The Ravenous Pig and Swine & Sons in Winter Park and Cask & Larder at Orlando International Airport, are opening this newest concept with James Petrakis’ brother Brian.

The Polite Pig will feature “modern barbecue” in an open kitchen, with Southern sides like a tomato and watermelon salad, mac and cheese and smoked corn with lime butter – including a sauce bar with seven different ways to top barbeque dishes, from Layla’s Sweet to Fresno Hot Sauce. The Polite Pig will also serve a solid selection of craft beers and cocktails and features a bourbon bar with more than 50 selections, from small batch bourbons to a Pappy Van Winkle 23-Year Family Reserve.

The restaurant has 190 seats, and the décor pays homage to the beloved swine of The Polite Pig, as well as antiquity. Whimsical pigs on various adventures can be seen throughout the space, and rustic touches are used for custom featured art pieces. Large faded graphics also adorn the main wall of the space adding to the feel of the long-time family run business.

 The Polite Pig in Town Center at Disney Springs, Modern BBQ, bbq disney springs,

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Click here for the layout of the New Disney Springs Dining offerings. Then try out The Polite Pig in Town Center at Disney Springs.


Greet news for adults sailing on a Disney Cruise. You can now book a reservation at Palo and Remy on night one of your cruise,  beginning March 7, 2017.  This is in addition to booking again for a different night too.

New Palo and Remy first night dinner option available on Disney Cruise Line

 Palo and Remy first night dinner option

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The following two new booking options have been added to My Cruise Activities on for Palo and Remy on the first night of the cruise only:

  • Palo Dinner First Night
  • Remy Dinner First Night

With these additions, you are now able to book the following Palo and Remy options during their cruise, subject to availability:

    • One Palo Dinner First Night or One Remy Dinner First Night
    • One Palo Dinner (any night except the first night)
    • One Remy Dinner (any night except the first night)
    • One Palo Brunch (if available during their sailing)
    • One Remy Brunch (if available during their sailing)

It’s great to enjoy family fun on a Disney cruise, but it is also nice to spend some quality adult time together. So while the kids are enjoying all that the Oceaneers Club has to offer. You can dine twice at one of Disney Cruise Lines best restaurants Palo and Remy. So make sure to book your reservation in advance from your online Disney Cruise Line account to guarantee your spot.

Written by Dawn Caitano – Allow Dawn to make your next vacation one to remember.  Dawn specializes in multi-generational travel, at Walt Disney World , along with Honeymoons & Proposals.   She is an avid Cruiser setting sail on all the major cruise lines. Where a Sprinkle of Pixiedust goes a long way!  Book you next vacation with Dawn at 917-494-5771 or



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