What I Ate at Disney World: Part 1

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So while I was away from this old blog, I got married!! Woohoo! We went on a fabulous and fun two week trip to Disney World for our honeymoon- riding all (well, most) of the rides, visiting all the parks, and eating all the food. It was so much fun and so delicious! I’ve been wanting to put together a post about all of the food we ate while we were there, but because we ate so much I am going to split this up into two posts. We were lucky to go during Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival, which meant that there were even more delicious food options than normal. I would say that all of our meals ranged from good to great, minus a grisly steak that my husband Ron had, but I guess that can happen anywhere. We ate at many of the table service restaurants, as well as quick service places, and food stands. I would probably have gained 100 pounds if it wasn’t for all the walking we did as well. We averaged about 7-9 miles of walking a day- so it was not a lazy vacation by any means, but it was relaxing in that we got to worry about only ourselves for two weeks… it’s not often that we get to do that! So without further ado, here’s everything (well, most everything), I ate at Disney World, continuing in Part 2, coming soon.  At the end of the second post, I’ll highlight a few of my favorite meals that we had!

Honeymoon Food #1

(Clockwise from top left)

Earl of Sandwich– The Earl’s Club- Turkey, bacon, Swiss, Roma Tomato and sandwich sauce

Casey’s Corner– Corn dog nuggets

Pinocchio Village Haus– BBQ chicken flatbread

T-REX Restaurant– Jamaican Rundown- chicken, andouille sausage, tr-color peppers, carrots, island coconut broth, served over white rice

Ample Hills Creamery– Chocolate milk and cookies ice cream

Ghirardelli® Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop– Chrissy Field’s Cookie Bit Sundae-Vanilla Ice Cream  (We got chocolate and cookies and cream ice cream instead of vanilla) nestled between Cookies ‘N Cream Ice Cream and smothered with homemade Hot Fudge. Topped with Whipped Cream, Colossal Ghirardelli® Chocolate Chip Cookie crumbles, and two Ghirardelli® Milk Chocolate Caramel minis.

Honeymoon Food #2

(Clockwise from top left)

Be Our Guest Restaurant(First three images) French dip sandwich with pommes frites; French onion soup; chocolate cream puff

Satu’li Canteen– Chopped wood-grilled chicken bowl with crunchy vegetable slaw and boba balls, over mixed whole grains and rice, with a charred onion chimichurri sauce

Tiffins– (Last two images) Selection of artisanal cheeses; Grilled swordfish with forbidden rice, Tsukemono, Trumpet Royale, and Carrot-Coconut Puree

Honeymoon Food #3

(Clockwise from top left)

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booths (First 5 images)

France– Warm goat cheese pudding with spinach

The Cheese Studio– Braised beef “stroganoff” with tiny egg noodles, wild mushroom, and Boursin garlic and fine herbs cheese sauce

Canada– “Le Cellier” Wild mushroom beef filet mignon with truffle-butter sauce

Scotland– Fresh potato pancake with Scottish smoked salmon and herbed sour cream

Ireland– Warm Irish cheddar cheese and stout dip with Irish brown bread

Caribbean beach breakfast buffet– Mickey waffle(!), cheesy hash brown casserole, sausage, bacon, biscuit, scrambled eggs with peppers and onions

Honeymoon Food #4

(Clockwise from top left)

San Angel Inn Restaurante– (First three images) Queso Fundido- melted cheese with chorizo, poblano peppers and onions; Chips and Salsa; Tacos de Carne- Grilled sirloin, black beans and poblano peppers served with guacamole and corn tortillas

Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe– School bread- sweet cardamom bun filled with vanilla creme custard, topped with glazed and toasted coconut

Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant– (Last two images) Boneless chicken wings with chipotle barbecue sauce; half a beef and blue burger (Signature Blend of Beef on a Brioche Roll, topped with Blue Cheese, Onion Marmalade, Bacon, Lettuce, and Gourmet Tomato) and half a reuben (Corned Beef, Sauerkraut, Swiss Cheese, and Thousand Island Dressing on Marble Rye Bread) with a pickle spear and fries

Honeymoon Food #5

Ohana– (Whole collage) ‘Ohana is served family style, meaning you get platters of all the options delivered to your table and you can eat as much as you want! The meal includes pineapple-coconut bread, mixed greens salad with Lilikoi salad dressing, pork dumplings tossed in a garlic-ginger sauce, honey-coriander chicken wings, skewers of sweet and sour chicken, spicy grilled shrimp, and Szechuan sirloin steak, noodles in a teriyaki sauce and stir-fried vegetables. For dessert, you are served ‘Ohana bread pudding a la mode topped with caramel sauce and bananas. I also had a drink called the “Island Sunset”

Honeymoon Food #6

(Clockwise from top left)

The Wave… of American Flavors– Breakfast buffet (egg white frittata, bacon, sausage, cheesy grits, hash brown casserole, Mickey waffle)

Frontera Cocina– (Second two images) Guacamole and chips verde-Roasted poblanos, roasted tomatillo, toasted pepitas, cilantro, and onions; Red Chile chicken enchiladas-Just-made corn tortillas, chipotle chicken filling, guajillo chile sauce, Queso Chihuahua, crispy onions, black beans

Sprinkles Bakery– Black and white cupcake and Black velvet cupcake

Sa’tuli Canteen– Cheeseburger steamed pods

Restaurantosaurus– Grilled chicken BLT sandwich with fries

Honeymoon Food #7

(Clockwise from top left)

Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen– Nile Nellie’s noodle bowl with chicken- rice noodles in broth served with jalapeños and fresh herbs

Cinderella’s Royal Table– (next four images) Castle salad- mixed greens with Asparagus, Nueske’s Applewood-smoked Bacon, Pickled Pearl Onions, Marinated Tomatoes, and Poached Egg in a Bacon Vinaigrette; Pan-seared chicken served over creamy Goat Cheese Polenta and Baby Rainbow Carrots with a Madeira Mushroom Reduction; The Clock Strikes Twelve- Dark Chocolate Mousse with a Dark Chocolate Ganache served with a Raspberry Coulis; Special honeymoon cupcake 🙂

Aloha Isle– (special treat for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party) Chocolate tart filled with chocolate ganache and topped with Oreo panna cotta and a white chocolate Haunted Mansion-inspired portrait

PART 2!

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