Category Archives: Universal Orlando

Mythos Restaurant® at Universal Orlando’s® Islands of Adventure



There is an award winning restaurant for lunch at, Islands of Adventure Theme Park inside Universal Orlando Resort®. It is called Mythos Restaurant® and you might just walk past it. Walk back by the where the rocks, waterfalls and ancient figures are carved into the side of the restaurant. There it is located in the Lost Continent part of the park just past Seuss Landing. Actually inside it looks like a cave underwater and is very mystic themed. It was a winning theme Park Restaurant in 2010 (3rd place), 2003-2009 (1st place). Information provided by, Theme-park insider. The kitchen is open so you can see the chef’s preparing your food! I think it is so fun to see the kitchen.



My son and I have eaten at Mythos Restaurant® several times and have not been disappointed. It is one of our favorite places to eat! This is a full-service restaurant that serves American fare at a reasonable price. The food and service is really incredible! There is also a really nice view of the park in the lower seats which include, The Incredible Hulk Coaster®. I love the view!

The butter for the bread has, Universal Orlando® on it. I think it is a wonderful detail to go with the scrumptious bread. This is a wonderful place to eat and I think you will really like it! Mythos Restaurant® is perfect on a hot day for air-conditioning, a table to rest those weary feet from walking, and fantastic food. Make sure and check it out on your next trip! Do not forget to make reservations since Mythos Restaurant® is only open for lunch and it fills up very quickly.



Mythos Restaurant® hours are 11AM-4PM

Here is a copy of the menu:

For more information or reservations call: 1-407-224-3663 or visit on the web.





Orlando Informer’s Biggest Party Ever

Experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley with no crowds at Orlando Informer’s Biggest Party Ever! Get ready for one of the biggest parties Orlando Informer has ever thrown because we’ve reserved The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida® on Saturday, May 21, 2016 just for you! The party kicks off at 9pm with a private viewing of Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories®.From 10:30pm to 1:30am, you’ll have unlimited access to Diagon Alley, where you can visit some of the most famous shops and establishments in the wizarding world. Shop for magical jokes and tricks at Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, see a wand choose a wizard at Ollivanders wand shop, and dine on traditional British fare at the Leaky Cauldron. Practitioners of the Dark Arts will find everything they need as they wander down the gloomy Knockturn Alley. Then, at the far end of Diagon Alley, you’ll enter the imposing goblin-run Gringotts bank. Inside, you’ll take a ride on the groundbreaking, multi-dimensional thrill ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.
Plus, during the event you’ll be able to experience the Hogwarts Express! Guests can travel between King’s Cross Station (located at Universal Studios Florida®) and Hogsmeade Station (located at Universal’s Islands of Adventure®), enjoying a unique experience each way.
It’s a night of unforgettable magic and excitement—and it’s all yours!Click here to secure your spot!



The groundbreaking, multi-dimensional thrill ride is open for the event.



Dinner, served by Universal Orlando’s world-class culinary team, is included in your ticket. The team has won more than 150 culinary awards.



Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages (including Butterbeer) and ice-cream from Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour are included in your ticket.



Kickoff the party with a private viewing of the nighttime show, followed by a red carpet welcome.



Travel between Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade on the Hogwarts Express!



A completely private party.

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort



I was pleasantly surprised about Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort! It is the one value resort on the property. I have never stayed at this resort before. This was my first time and I just really enjoyed it, loved the colors, the VO5 shampoo and the old-time alarm clock. The family suite at Cabana Bay Resort is about twice as large as a regular hotel room. It has a small living room with two chairs a pullout couch, television and a small little kitchen. The kitchen has a microwave sink coffee maker and also a small refrigerator. In the little kitchen there is also a small counter with two counter stools. In between the living room and the bedroom is a doorway that slides shut so the rest of the family sleeping in the living room has a privacy door. Everyone has to share one bathroom but there are three places for people to get ready. The first place is the has a toilet and a door but, is very small. The second place has a sink and a mirror. Then there is a separate room with a shower and bathtub combo with a sink in that room also.


For dining there is pizza delivery to the room and several other places to eat:

  • Bayliner Diner
  • Galaxy Bowl Restaurant
  • The Hideaway Bar & Grill
  • Starbucks®
  • Delizioso Pizza

There is also a couple of more places for drinks and cocktails:

  • Atomic Tonic
  • Swizzle Lounge

The theme at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is a retro 50’s theme. The pools are extremely nice and include a lazy river. The bus service was very quick. Everything at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort was much more than I had expected for a value resort. The price is very reasonable but you do not receive the Unlimited Express Passes like you do at the other resorts on property! This is a very important perk of the other Hotels.

For more information or reservations call: 1-407-224-3663 or visit on the web.



Professor Severus Snape Dies at age 69


Being an avid fan of the Harry Potter Films I am very saddened by the death of Professor Severus Snape. He was such an important character in the Harry Potter films. His voice helped make the perfect villan and deceptive hero with a very sad heart due to his love for Lily Evans Potter. He was a fabulous actor and played a great character! His real name was Alan Rickman and I want to send my sincere condolences to his family and friends! Alan Rickman will always be Professor Severus Snape to me. He will be missed by everyone. Rest in peace always!