I was really excited to see Mickey's Toontown in Disneyland. It reminded me of the old section that was replaced by Storybook Circus in Disney World with Mickey and Minnie's houses. The area is tucked at the back of Disneyland near Small World and has this awesome moving sign above the entrance.
Cars Land is most likely the most photographed part of California Adventure. Cars Land had three attractions, multiple eating locations and a mountain ton of photo opportunities. It was by far my favourite land in both parks. Beware, I have a lot of photos!
Pixar Pier is the reimagining of Paradise Pier at Disney's California Adventure park. It is home to multiple attractions, including World of Colour on the lake during the evenings.
Hollywood Land in Disney's California Adventure is the Hollywood Studios-esque part of the park. It is home to several attractions and is just off Buena Vista Street.
The Rose and Crown Dining Room is a Table Service restaurant in the UK Pavilion in Epcot. The restaurant is themed to a traditional British pub and has both indoor and outdoor seating and fantastic viewing locations for the fireworks. Rose and Crown serves traditional British food and also has a separate bar area.
Walt Disney World has two Rainforest Cafe locations; one at Animal Kingdom and one at Disney Springs. My favourite location is by far the Animal Kingdom location. It fits in perfectly with the theming of Animal Kingdom, and it also has its own secret entrance into the park!
Disney's Port Orleans Riverside Resort is an Epcot area Disney moderate resort. The resort is themed to be a Southern town along the Mississippi river, with mansion houses and the bayou. Riverside also boasts Princess themed rooms with Disney easter eggs throughout from the genie lamp taps to the footstool from Beauty and the Beast.
Ohana is a character dining location during breakfast and a table service location for dinner at Disney's Polynesian Resort. For breakfast you can meet Lilo, Stitch, Mickey and Pluto in their Hawaiian outfits whilst you enjoy a family style buffet breakfast.
Ohana serves only breakfast and dinner and prices range from $35-$60 per person plus sales tax. If you are on the Disney Dining Plan, Ohana is one Table Service credit. Both breakfast and dinner are all you can eat family style buffets with a Hawaiian twist.
Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano is, you guessed it, an Italian restaurant in Hollywood Studios. It is located in the Grand Avenue section of the park around the back of Muppet Vision 3D. It serves lunch and dinner and prices range from $15-$34 per person plus sales tax. If you are on the Disney Dining Plan, Mama Melrose is one table service credit.
Homecomin' is a Table Service restaurant located in Disney Springs. You can get to Disney Springs by taking a Disney bus from any park or Disney resort. If you are staying at Disney's Port Orleans French Quarter and Riverside, Saratoga Springs or Disney's Old Key West you can access Disney Springs by taking the Sassagoula River Boat from your resort dock. The boats won't run in inclement weather so be sure to always have a backup transport option. Disney Springs also has multiple multi-storey parking lots if you are travelling by car.
Homecomin' is located in The Landing section of Disney Springs opposite Morimoto Asia and STK Orlando. They serve brunch, lunch and dinner and is around $15-40 per person plus sales tax. If you are on the Disney Dining Plan, Homecomin' is one Table Service credit.