2016 April, 14

10 Reasons You Why You Should Stay At Disneyland’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa

2016-04-14T06:00:58-04:00April 14, 2016|Disneyland|0 Comments

Napa Rose. This beautiful restaurant has a Napa Valley theme and specializes in California cuisine. It's 16,000-bottle wine cellar offers a selection of 80 wines by the glass and an award winning list of over 450 international wines. You can even dine in the patio with a view of California Adventure! Storytellers Café is another delicious option at The Grand Californian Resort & Spa. The walls feature murals that depict scenes from classic California stories. Enjoy a breakfast buffet with Chip, Dale, and friends, but don't forget to venture back for dinner and try the famous corn chowder. It has [...]

2016 March, 14

The “Grotesque Birds” of Disneyland’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa

2016-03-14T06:00:55-04:00March 14, 2016|Disneyland|0 Comments

Disneyland's Grand Californian Resort is home to statues from the "The California Native" series. These pieces of art were inspired by the "Grotesque Birds" created by the Martin Brothers in England between the years of 1875 and 1920. The Grand Californian's "Grotesque Birds," (I also heard several cast members refer to them as Grotesqueries.) were created by Susan Dannenfelser. Some of the birds in the Disney collection have removable heads. I heard a couple reasons for this. One was that they were made to hold tobacco and the other was that they were used by bootleggers to hold contraband liquor [...]

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