Vote of the week: Theme park barbecue
Traveling through the U.S. south, you find a lot of places to eat barbecue. And theme parks are no exception. I ate more meat at Busch Gardens Williamsburg yesterday than I usually eat in a week. (And I was splitting every meal!) I can't imagine the amount of 'cue that some folks can put in.
So let's talk about meat this week - slow smoked, pink on the inside, barbecue meat. But which kind?
I'm not talking about sauces here. (That's another debate entirely.) Simply, which kind and cut of meat do you select when you are eating barbecue at a theme park. No picking the combo plate, either. You've got to select just one. (And you can select "none" if you're not a big meat-eater.)
Please tell us about your single favorite theme park barbecue meal, in the comments.
Its all about the pulled pork for me..
Really enjoyed the BBQ chicken at Flame Tree in Animal Kingdom. It was moist, delicious, and a most generous portion. Looking forward to going back this September!
I'm not a big meat eater so I've voted no barbeque for me. I do love the smell though so when I visit Busch Gardens Tampa this year I may be tempted by a sausage or some chicken. Especially as the Zambia Smokehouse has such good reviews.
Brisket. It should not even be close.
Pulled Pork, but I like most of them.
I AM a big meat eater, but I picked "no BBQ" because after years in Memphis I'm a bit of a snob about it! I've certainly had decent 'Q at parks, though. Dollywood and IOA aren't bad at all, but neither would make me wanna slap my mama, like BBQ oughta.
"makes me wanna slap my mama"...??? HAHAHAHAH i don't get it... but I love it.
I love me some pork robs, but I don't consider it to be theme park food. Pork ribs will hold you back the rest of the day. I'd be most likely to go for the pulled pork, followed by the chicken.
Always eat when dinning starts, you may end up with a dried up meat. I fail to do this at Fiesta Texas and ended up with dry chicken. The rest of my platter was fine but I bet was better two hours early. I was the last customer for the day but wanted to rest up for the last hour as the park wound down.
No theme park BBQ for me, when i'm at BGE id rather just leave the park and take the 20 minute trip up the road to Pierces Pitt BBQ!
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