PHOTOS: Scaffolding Around Space 220 Restaurant Removed at EPCOT

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Today on our trip around EPCOT, we popped by the site of the future Space 220 restaurant to check on its progress. The restaurant was set to open in the winter of 2019. The opening date was pushed back to February 2020 after the Executive Chef stepped down in November. Visible construction work began in … Read more

PHOTOS: New Astronaut Mickey Plush Needs Some Space at Walt Disney World

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We’ve been patiently waiting for the new Space 220 restaurant to open at EPCOT and constantly checking for the latest construction changes. Well, it looks like we aren’t the only ones ready to suit up and launch into space. A new Mickey Mouse astronaut plush has landed at EPCOT, just in time for the new restaurant. … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT 12/29/19 (Holiday Crowds, Critter Sightings, New Year’s Eve Prep, and More)

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Good morning from EPCOT! Today, we took a stroll around the world to see what’s new in Disney’s Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. As we arrived, crowds seemed quite sparse… That is, until we got inside the gates. While everyone waited for rope drop, the JAMMitors provided some beats to pump up the crowd. Over … Read more

PHOTOS: New Themed Exterior Details Added to Space 220 Restaurant at EPCOT

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On our most recent trip to EPCOT, we went to check in on the progress on the Space 220 restaurant set to open in February 2020. For several months, the exterior of the building, which is right behind Mission: SPACE, was all plain gray concrete with scaffolding and fiberglass siding to the left. In recent … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT 12/21/19 (New Art of Disney Store, More New Concrete in the France Pavilion, A Story from La Befana, and More)


Good morning from the beautiful EPCOT park! It’s sunny and unseasonably warm for December, and we just can’t wait to see what’s new in the park today! The first thing we noticed is that the old location for The Art of Disney has closed. The new location also opened at the American Adventure pavilion in … Read more

Win a Trip to Walt Disney World (and Dinner at Space 220) With a Donation to Give Kids The World

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You now have the chance to dine at Space 220 Restaurant in EPCOT at Walt Disney World, Patina Restaurant Group’s latest signature table-service restaurant and lounge. It will be a culinary experience featuring the celestial panorama of a space station, including daytime and nighttime views of Earth from 220 miles up. You’ll enjoy fantastic meals … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT 12/13/19 (Construction, New Canada Film Signs, Caramel Apples, and More)

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Good morning from EPCOT! We took a walk through the park to see what we could see on another beautiful Florida morning. Lines to get in the park were pretty long for a weekday morning. Guests flowed easily into the park when the ropes dropped. Anyone need last-minute presents? As always, the cooler weather has … Read more

Space 220 Restaurant in Future World to Serve Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at EPCOT; Early 2020 Opening Confirmed

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Come February 2020, you can start your day off in space––Space 220, that is. The long-awaited Future World restaurant may have been pushed back to next year, but at least the wait will have been worth it, as it seems guests will have even more dining options to choose from. EPCOT debuted a new park … Read more

PHOTOS: New EPCOT Map Lists Canada Far and Wide, Awesome Planet, Beauty and The Beast Sing-Along, Regal Eagle Smokehouse, Space 220, and Art of Disney Opening Dates, Adds Play Pavilion

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A new map has debuted for EPCOT, which is in the midst of a park-wide reimagining. In order to drive anticipation and excitement for many of the park’s upcoming additions, many of these projects are now listed on the new map. Let’s delve inside and check out all of the changes. You’ll notice that the … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT 11/24/19 (Space 220 Restaurant, New Pins, Festival of Holidays Preparations, and More)

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Happy Thursday from beautiful, sunny EPCOT! We had a crazy busy day today so get ready for a super exciting update. First thing this morning we jumped in line at Pin Central to pick up this adorable Stitch pin from the Gingerbread Collection series. While we waited in line, the Jammitors, who are currently the … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT 11/22/19 (New Alex & Ani Bracelet, AFV Filming, Custodial Mickey, and More)

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Greetings from Walt Disney’s Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. But, you can just call it EPCOT. There’s a lot of things to discover out their in the world and so little time to do it, so let’s get started, shall we? EPCOT is slowly but surely getting into the holiday spirit with these snowflakes added … Read more

Space 220 Restaurant at EPCOT Delayed, Now Opening February 2020

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Mission Control, our launch has been delayed. Turns out this year’s most highly-anticipated restaurant… isn’t opening this year after all. When we last checked in on the status of Space 220, we found out that the planned Executive Chef, Theo Schoenegger, had abandoned ship. With just weeks before the restaurant’s expected Winter opening date, it appeared … Read more

Space 220 Restaurant Now Hiring for Key Front of House Positions at EPCOT

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In space, no one can hear you cook. When we last checked in on the status of Space 220, which is arguably the most highly-anticipated restaurant (supposedly) opening this year, we found out that the planned Executive Chef, Theo Schoenegger, had abandoned ship. With just weeks before the restaurant’s expected Winter opening date, it appears … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT 11/6/19 (Long Passholder Magnet Line, Journey of Water Construction Update, and More)

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Greetings, world travelers! Let’s see what’s going on in EPCOT this fine, sunny festival day! Construction on the Regal Eagle, a smokehouse and barbeque restaurant in the America pavilion continues. We saw some guests dancing to the mariachi band at the Mexico pavilion. The old restroom by the Canada pavilion is no longer visible from … Read more

Space 220 Executive Chef Steps Down Weeks Before Expected Opening at EPCOT

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In space, no one can hear you cook. Or rather, there won’t be any cooking noises coming from the Space 220 galley if they don’t find a new Executive Chef soon. With just weeks before the restaurant’s expected opening, the planned Executive Chef has stepped down, and based on recent Patina Restaurant Group job listings, … Read more

PHOTOS: Entrance to Space 220 Restaurant Finally Under Construction at Epcot’s Mission: SPACE

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Construction walls have been installed at what will be the entrance to the upcoming Space 220 restaurant in EPCOT. Located near the Test Track side of Mission: Space, the black walls are an unassuming look at the place where guests will be sent 220 miles in the air to enjoy a fine meal by the … Read more