Disneyland's 'Star Wars' park launches new menu of treats

Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opened on Friday, May 31 and along with the new Millennium Falcon ride and Jedi merchandise, the park has debuted a new selection of out of this world treats.

Most importantly, there will be blue milk. The pastel-hued beverage was first introduced to the "Star Wars" franchise in 1977's "A New Hope" by the female Banthas, but made famous by Luke Skywalker.

And according to Delish, it's ridiculously good. One writer wrote, "It’s a frosty, plant-based drink with a coconut and rice milk base and tropical flavor. I drank my first cup so quickly I burped in Shyriiwook, knowing immediately that the rest of the food at Galaxy’s Edge would not disappoint."

You can find blue milk (as well as a green milk variety) at the Milk Stand, one of five places to grab food. Around the park, you'll find a lounge, a fast-casual counter service restaurant and three snack and beverage stands. 

If you're heading to Stars Wars: Galaxy's Edge for an early start, try the Rising Moons Overnight Oats topped with seasonal fruit, dragon fruit and yogurt sold at Ronto Roasters, Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo and Oga’s Cantina. Also at the last two restaurants mentioned, you'll find a Mustafarian Roll, which is a sweet bread roll topped with raspberry fondant, lemon and cookies and cream cookie crumbles.

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Rising Moons Overnight Oats

These aren't your ordinary overnight oats. They're topped with dragon fruit, yogurt, and seasonal fruit and served at Ronto Roasters, Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo and Oga's Cantina.

Bright Suns Youngling Breakfast

This is the kid's version of the "Bright Suns Morning" dish and includes scrambled eggs, purple potatoes, and fresh fruit (or a mini Mustafarian Lava Roll upon request). This is found at Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo.

Bright Suns Morning

According to Disney Parks Blog, "At Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo, you can try the Bright Suns Morning, which is a three-cheese egg bite with pork sausage and purple potato hash served with a mini Mustafarian Lava Roll."

Mustafarian Roll

You can find a Mustafarian Roll on the planet of Batuu at Docking Bay 7 Food and Caro and Oga's Cantina. It's a sweet roll topped with raspberry fondant, lemon, and cookies and cream cookie crumbles.

Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo 

Ronto Morning Wrap 

Found at Ronto Roasters, this wrap is a great kickstart to the morning. "This savory snack comes with scrambled eggs, grilled pork sausage, shredded cheese, and peppercorn sauce wrapped in pita," according to Disney Parks Blog

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For lunch or dinner, check out the Smoked Kaadu Ribs and the Yobshrimp Noodle Salad at Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo. And come snack time, feast on sweet and savory popcorn at Kat Saka's Kettle

Most notably, adults and children can stop by Oga's Cantina, a local watering hole in the Black Spire Outpost. This is the first location in Disneyland to serve alcohol outside of Club 33. According to Disney Food Blog, drinks called a Fuzzy Tauntaun or a Blue Bantha are served while beats are played by DJ R-3X. 

Guests can download the Disneyland app to view all the restaurants available and place mobile orders in advance. You can also watch Culinary Director Brian Piasecki walk through top menu items in the video above.

Although Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is now open to the public at Disneyland Park, the park is currently asking that guests make a reservation to visit the land through June 23. Reservations allow guests to visit the land in 4-hour increments (mobile orders must be made within a guest's designated time frame).

Starting June 24, however, it will be fully open to all Disney visitors. For a full guide on food and merchandise, you can find a brochure on Disney's website here and plan your trip today!

A second Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is set to open at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando on August 29.

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Mickey and Minnie's Surprise Celebration

Open: January 18, 2019 through September 30, 2019

Join Disney's Mickey and Minnie for new surprises in the Magic Kingdom. Sign the Celebration Guest Book and meet the duo (in their new party outfits!) for a picture inside the Town Square Theater. Then join them outside in front of the castle for their new Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party

The new outdoor dance parade features a new song called "It's a Good Time," and classic cast members like Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, Chip 'n Dale and more. 

Choreographer Cindy Wilson told the Disney Parks Blog, “The ‘Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It!’ Street Party is a throwback to the Mickey Mouse Club, with wonderful music that everybody’s going to want to get up and dance to, and it’s contemporary at the same time. I think when [the characters] all come off the floats, guests are going to want to just jump in.”

Check the entertainment schedule for run times. 

Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party

Open: January 2019

Disney is celebrating the 25th anniversary of "The Lion King" with a Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party hosted by Timon and Rafiki on Discovery Island in the Animal Kingdom.

The dance party includes music, characters and new photo ops every day from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Meet The Incredibles at Pixar Place

Open: January 2019 through September 30, 2019

At the start of 2019, Pixar Place at Disney's Hollywood Studios transformed into a Municiberg city block. The park features a party for Mr. Incredible, Mrs. Incredible and Frozone to honor their victories and a meet-and-greet with Edna Mode and her best creations. In addition, guests can look throughout Pixar Place for clues on where to find the youngest member of the Incredible family, Jack-Jack.

Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy

Opening: March 31, 2019

Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy is a new show using high tech screens. Guests (rookie racers) will learn the rules of the road from "Cars" star Lightning McQueen. There will also be a new character meet-and-greet with Cruz Ramirez.

Wonderful World of Animation

Opening: May 1, 2019

The Wonderful World of Animation is a new projection light show that will take place at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The show will take guests on a journey through more than 90 years of Disney and Pixar animations with favorites including "The Incredibles," "Coco," "Sleeping Beauty" and more. 

Space 220

Opening: 2019

Epcot is opening a new space-themed restaurant called Space 220. According to Disney Food Blog, the restaurant will showcase simulate space views while guests sit in a restaurant modeled after a space station. It will seat more than 350 guests, those of which will be "transported" to the restaurant by elevators covered in digital screens that will mock a trip to space.

A job posting seeking staff for the restaurant lists April 2019 as when applicants can join the cast, so we can assume this restaurant will be open by summer. 

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Opening: Fall 2019

Both Disney World and Disneyland will be opening a Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. The park is being made to look like the planet of Batuu, which is a remote outpost that was once a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade routes and is now a safe haven for those avoiding the First Order. 

There will be two main attractions where guests can fly the Millennium Falcon and another that puts guests in a Star Destroyer in a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.

Other fun additions will include Luke Skywalker's blue milk, a marketplace and toys, apparel and characters like BB-8 and Chewbacca. 

See more on the park's progress here

Skyliner Gondola

Opening: Fall 2019

If you like taking the monorail into the parks, you'll want to check out the new Skyliner Gondolas. Similar to a lift you'd find at a ski resort, the gondolas will take guests through two parks, offering spectacular views. 

The Skyliner Gondola will connect Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios to four hotels: Disney’s Art of Animation ResortDisney’s Pop Century Resort and Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort as well as a new resort coming in fall 2019, Disney’s Riviera Resort.

For more on the Skyliner Gondola system, see here

Disney's Riviera Resort

Opening: Fall 2019

The new Disney Riviera Resort hotel is inspired by the "grandeur of Europe." It will have transportation to the parks, a fitness center, a rooftop restaurant and wide range of room sizes.

The Riviera Pool, a family-friendly pool, will be decorated with stucco façades, a slide that winds around a column tower (pictured) and a kids interactive water play area that slightly mimics the public fountains of Europe. 

For adults seeking peace and quiet, there's a separate area called the Beau Soleil Pool. 

The Disney Riviera Resort is currently taking reservations for Dec. 16 - Dec. 31, 2019. 

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway

Opening: 2019

While there's no set opening date yet for Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway, their first ride attraction, it's set to open sometime this year. The ride will begin with guests viewing a new cartoon short with the mice getting ready for a picnic As Mickey and Minnie are leaving, they drive alongside a train where they see that Goofy is the engineer and the ride takes off from there.

There isn't a whole lot of additional information, but according to the Disney Parks Blog, "Imagineers have been hard at work creating Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, using breakthrough technology to transform a two-dimensional cartoon into an amazing real-world experience."

Epcot Forever

Opening: Fall 2019

Epcot's famous IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth nighttime lights and fireworks show is sadly ending at the end of Summer 2019, but will be temporarily replaced with a show called Epcot Forever. The new show will feature classic Epcot tunes, combining music with fireworks, lighting, lasers and special effects kites. 

Then, keep an eye out, because in 2020 Disney is gearing up to replace Epcot Forever with a new nighttime show called A Celebration of Disney Music with floating set pieces, custom-LED panels, fountains, lights, fire and lasers.

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