Published: April 24, 2009 at 8:13 AMI voted for ice cream because it is the closest to.....
Dole Whip in the Magic Kingdom.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 8:24 AMSweet, fried, soft CHURRO!!!
Published: April 24, 2009 at 8:34 AMHas anyone else heard the story about how Disney prices its popcorn? Considering the fact that it probably costs them nothing to produce a box of popcorn (talk about buying in bulk) the company has maximum pricing flexibility.
I heard a story that Disney bases the price on data related to guest purchasing habits. That they determine how much cash the average guest brings into the park and how they spend it. This gives them a ballpark figure of how much dough mom and dad are carrying around when its close to the end of their park visits. And that has an impact on the price per box of corn.
Think about it, it's nearing the end of the day -- just before that evening parade. They crank up the poppers and the aroma fills Town Square. And the rug rats say, "Hey mom can I get some popcorn?"
Mom looks in her purse and -- lo and behold -- she has just enough money to score a box.
The kid gets fed, mom gets to be a hero and Disney manages to snag those last couple of bucks before the guests can escape. :o)
Published: April 24, 2009 at 9:23 AMTurkey leg, especially in a medieval-themed place like the lost continent in US IoA.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 9:37 AMdude...dippin dots should have it's own category.
Out of this list, I would say ice cream...in various forms.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 12:16 PMWheres Dole Whip?
Published: April 24, 2009 at 12:32 PMNo beverages? There go my two favorites: beer and the infamous massive cola that theme parks serve.
Guess I'll go with ice cream.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 12:43 PMIt figures the Cedar Point crowed would take over this pole just like they did the Best Ride in America Tourney. Only the Cedar Point jerks would vote Ice Cream over the world famous soft pretzel. This is just another reason I hate "Amusement parks" like Cedar Point, no imagination, I mean Ice Cream.....Really......Really?
Published: April 24, 2009 at 12:54 PMWell, with Dippin' Dots and Dole Whip in the ice cream category, that was gonna be a strong one with the Disney/Universal crowd. Not to mention the pleasure of chomping on a "hard frozen" chocolate-covered Mickey ear.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 1:11 PMWell...the real best are the rice krispy treats topped with chocolate & peanut butter on Main Street! If you walk into Magic Kingdom as soon as it opens you can smell them from the train depot. YUM!!!!
Published: April 24, 2009 at 1:19 PMTournaments over...Disney lost...get over it
I don't mind soft pretzels...when I'm at the mall. Graeters Ice Cream at Kings Island? I'll take that over any pretzel.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 1:22 PMNo cheese on a stick!? You can't have a food poll for parks without cheese on a stick. ;)
Since I'm lacking a COAS option, I had to go with a funnel cake. Of course, I get my funnel cakes with ice cream on them, but I could only vote for one.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 1:45 PMbrian y the hard feelings toward cedar point? ur looking a little too much into the tourney and trying to blame cedar point for ice cream winning the poll is going a little far i think.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 2:27 PMDole Whip Dole Whip Dole Whip
Oh, and Dole Whip. Pineapple Slice on the side to make it even better.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 2:36 PMCome on now guys, just a little sarcasm with my first post. Just wanted to have a little fun, guess that’s the downfall of posting online, it's hard to get the right tone to come across. Trust me, my first post was intended to be 100% sarcastic. Of all people I thought the Half Blood Prince big brother Derek would have picked up on that.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 2:51 PMCheese on a stick? We're talking snacks here, not methods of killing people. ;-)
Published: April 24, 2009 at 3:50 PMMy real favorite Park food is not on the list....it's french fried potatoes which is almost a specialty at Cedar Point.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 7:37 PMSee usually I can pick up on sarcasm...I figured it an odd statement coming from you Brian. Guess the thought of some dippin dots was causing me to not think straight...or something.
Published: April 24, 2009 at 8:53 PMSorry, the french fries at Cedar Point suck. Regardless, churros got my vote; I love those things. Generally, very good ice cream beats it but not the crap usually found in theme/amusement parks.
HOWEVER, I would have voted for rice cream from Norway in Epcot, had it been on the list. I love that stuff and get some every time I'm in Epcot!
Published: April 25, 2009 at 4:46 AMI've always been very fond of the churro. Mmmm.
Published: April 25, 2009 at 10:35 AMMy favorite theme park snack is A Mickey Mouse Ice Cream bar!!!
Second would be a pizza shaped cookie from BGW.
Published: April 25, 2009 at 2:41 PMLove Funnel Cakes....especially with toppings like ice cream, apples, strawberries.....YUMMY!
Published: April 26, 2009 at 3:15 PMDole Whip!
I'll be eating one soon. I can't wait.
Published: April 26, 2009 at 4:06 PMMy favorite theme park snack is oat bran sprinkled over soy milk ice and served with a delicious (no sugar) orange flavored high fiber-ade.
Either that or curly fries drowning in a thick yellow goo that (according to the FDA) can be marketed as something called "Cheezicious" TM
("Cheezicious" is a registered trademark of the Monsanto Corporation. All rights reserved. For information on ingrediants and nutrition please contact the Monsanto Department of Food-Like Products and Pesticide Development).
Published: April 26, 2009 at 8:56 PMMy girlfriend wants to know what are BGW's chocolate covered strawberries classified as?
Published: April 26, 2009 at 9:38 PMBrunch.
Or... something way too fancy and high-class to be considered a "theme park snack."
Published: April 27, 2009 at 12:07 AMI'm shocked that cotton candy only got 3%. What's the world coming to?
Published: April 27, 2009 at 6:46 AMCedar point french fries! With Vinegar!
Published: April 27, 2009 at 7:24 AMA double dipped caramel/ white chocolate apple from Beverly Sunset Candy Store in Disney's Hollywood Studios! They are awesome and huge, perfect for sharing. YOu can also find them in Magic Kingdom, Main Street Confectionery or in Downtown Disney, at Goofy's Candy Store!
Published: April 27, 2009 at 8:35 AMI like them all but would say my faves are Dole Whips and Potato Patch fries w cheese from Kennywood - best darn fried anywhere!!!