A theme park gift under $10? Theme Park Insider: 2016 Year in Review
Please, try to keep your posts focused solely on EPCOT, the nearby resorts (Beach Club, Yacht Club, Boardwalk, Swan, and Dolphin), and Disney's Boardwalk area.
Once again, I'll lead the charge! EPCOT here I come!
Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup
Yorkshire County Fish Shop
Fish & Chips
Kaki Gori Food Cart
Kaki Gori - Shaved ice topped with fruit syrups
Kringla Bakeri og Café
Cantina de San Angel
Sunshine Seasons Food Fair
Smoked Ham and Salami on Asiago Ciabatta
Turkey and Monterey Jack Cheese on Foccacia
Beach Club Resort
Beaches & Cream
No Way Jose - a peanut butter and hot fudge sundae
Those entries should get us started! Take it away Theme Park Insiders!
Amanda, have you ever had the "Frankfurter Sandwiches" at Sommerfest? Are they just hot dogs with fancy names, or is there more to it?
Cheddar Cheese Soup at Canada
BEER Cheddar Cheese Soup at Riverworks Boardwalk
Breakfast Crossant at Sunshine Food Fair
(now gone) Feddicini Alfredo of Italy
Tacos of San Angel Cantina
Red Bean Ice Cream of China
Potato Soup of Germany
Bernase Cheeseburger (yes) of France
NY Strip at Yachtsman Steakhouse
General Taos Dish for Lunch at China
Swaharma at Morocco
Kaki Gori of Japan
And Beverly is the sickening Italian Soda at Club Cool. It supposed to stimulate your taste buds to get ready to eat. It does its job since its so bitter, you need to put something else in your mouth fast! I like the Watermelon Flavored one (China)
Can't think of many more right now, but I might come up with some later!
I need more food stops for my upcoming 2010 vacation!
When can we move on to Animal Kingdom so I can vote for my all time Theme Park favourite counter service outlet ?
For now, though, please, be specific...what was your favorite item at the Lotus Blossom Cafe?
Pretty much anything from it is tasty!
I am getting hungry!
Also, anyone had the Crepes in France?
One more question: does anyone know if you can view Illuminations from the Teppan Edo restaurant in Japan?
As a family we like the Teppanyaki style of cooking, and are curious to see if the Disney presentation has even more flair than what we usually see here in Kansas City. Besides, the prices, for a Disney restaurant, seem pretty much in line with what you would expect to pay at a similar restaurant off-property (like Benihana).
In all honesty, they both are in the same building with Teppan taking about 2/3 of the floor and Tokyo Dining taking up the rest. They redid the entire place and it looks great. They also give you more food than they did before. Worth a try, but its one of the more expensive than the rest of the countires/
We like the chicken with orange sauce and the beef stir-fry dish with noodles.
And Rob, thanks for the specifics, and keep 'em coming! Epcot is a huge place, I am sure there are other foods/snacks you've enjoyed. What about Maple Syrup from Canada? =)
Come on, this is Disney's flagship "eating" park! There must be other entrees, appetizers, snacks, and desserts folks enjoy! How can I plan a trip around 18 posts????!!! =)
Speaking of China, you should go to the Nine Dragons for Lunch. It is deserted and they have a great dish if you are a General Taos Chicken fan (its very good there). It is a combo dish with the chicken, a General Taos dumpling (think potsticker with the general's sauce in it) with rice. Ammazing. The other two amazing lunch locations is Chefs de France and Biregarden in Germany.
As mentioned before, the Boardwalk has some great places. Riverworks is a Microbrewery with great American food. The hidden gem was Couzzina by Cat Cora which was spectacular, causal, and not too hard on the wallet.
As far as food food...Curry Beef from Japan.
First of all, at sommerfest, they do serve a "franfurter", which yes, is a hot dog. HOWEVER, they also serve an amazing bratwurst with saurkraut on a warm sourdough roll- its delicious and has become my favorite epcot snack. I always thought I hated saurkraut- the german pavillion has changed my mind!
Seasons at The Land pavillion offers a great variety of fresh food options- its a great place for lunch when visiting epcot in a group as there is always something to please everyone.
I also am a huge fan of the fish and chips in the UK- they are among the best I've ever eaten.
A couple additional delights :) it is my tradition that when I visit epcot on a colder, rainy evening, my experience is not complete without a visit to the Norway bakery- though I indulge in the coffee spiked with baileys and kahlua, and the "viking cookie"- chocolate chip nut cookie with a chocolate medallion. De-lish.
Also, the new cava de tequila has an often overlooked (albeit pricey) tapas menu, which has phenomenal items- the guacamole is superb and has become another must-stop snack, along with a flight of tequila of course!!!
Still, not a big fan of the sit down resturant in Mexico, but like the rest!
I'm a huge foodie and I want to go back to Epcot just for the food, haha.
How about some of the shops in the World Showcase? Seems like during our visit in '07 we found some pretty good candy bars and things like that which were wholly different from the usual candies sold in most of the country. Anyone find something interesting at one of those shops?
And, I am still wondering about some of the Epcot resorts and Disney's Boardwalk area...
Also, for all those who love fish & chips, make sure to visit Raglan Road in Downtown Disney...their F&C are delightful!
(but we'll have more about DTD in the next *Favorite Foods* thread...)
As for EPCOT, The German Pavillion has a candy store which is not to be missed! Trobolones and gummie bears? HHHHHHHHHHHH
If you are a die hard EPCOT foodie, you MUST go to the Food and Wine Festival. Words can not describe the magic of food that goes on there! Its like walking into your television while its on the Food Network. Lots of fun!
Germany's Biergarten had good soup and, obviously, great beer. Stick to the beer that isn't your run-of-the-mill import. Can't recall what I had, but it was an amber beer and was excellent - I had two liter mugs.
I really enjoyed my meal at Les Chefs de France. I opted for the escargots, about as good as you can get for a theme park, and salmon. Both had excellent flavor and texture.
Both times I've eaten at Restaurant Marrakesh were disappointing. The lamb and couscous were good, but in their attempt to appeal to the masses, the food lacked Moroccan spice. I love African food, but this disappointed. Too generic. I've found more adventurous African food in my city (albeit, it is a college town).
The German buffet is overrated, but the beer and live music make it worthwhile.
Restaurant Akershus and the Teppanyaki Dining Room were both excellent when I ate there years ago, but may be different since their upgrades.
Avoid the ESPN Club - $18 pitchers and over-salted food. I loved the Flying Fish Cafe, but that was replaced.
In regards to ESPN club, its good for a late night snack!
Question: anyone besides Amanda been to Coral Reef? Apparently she did not have the best time.... =) If yes, what was your favorite dish? And, is the view good enough to overcome the high prices?? We have one vote against (Amanda), any votes for the place?
Fish and Chips at the Rose and Crown. I like to pick it up at the counter service location outside of R&C and eat it on a park bench in park square at the back of the UK pavilion.
My new must stop is the Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream. I will not visit WDW in the future without a stop at Beaches and Cream. Picture
as for beer (i know, not food but for some beer is more important lol ) i found that MooseHead was the best when we did our Drinks around the world.
but then again coming from the UK we get a lot of french,german etc beers as a standard
The cheese soup at Le Celier is my favorite. I also had the salmon and I loved it although my Dad found the seasonings on it overwhelming.
Other favorites include the crepes in France, the selection of teas in UK, and Fish & Chips in the UK.
We eat at the Garden Grill frequently, and for a character meal it's also extremely good food. It's served family style, at least it was last time I was there, and featured a lot of fresh veggies from the greenhouse. The quick service area there is also terrific as was previously stated.
I've eaten at all of the World Showcase restaurants at one time or another, and Le Celier, France (downstairs), Germany, and Japan are my favorites.
Keep 'em coming!
We've eaten at Restaurant Marrakesh twice, and got the same thing both times (because we loved it so much the first time)! Combo appetizer for two, chicken couscous for me, and shish kebab for my boyfriend! Yummy!
Club Cool is awesome. They have my favorite apples soda from Mexico. Mexico has the best soda pop in the world so sometimes I cross the border into ciudad juarez, Mexico just to stock up on some of this apple soda(and other flavors). Club Cool allows me to have a taste of Mexico in Disney world and thats just great.
WORD around the world, ay.. ay.. yay!!!!!! i cant find my baby
Lotus Blossom Cafe (China)
Caramel Ginger Ice Cream
Soft Pretzel (huge & buttery)
Kaki Gori Cart (Japan)
Kaki Gori (Rainbow & Cherry flavors)
Tokyo Dining (Japan)
Ebisu (Tempura - chicken and sea scallops)
Tori (Tempura - chicken)
Green Tea Pudding
Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe (Norway)
Ham & Apple Sandwich
Kringla Sweet Pretzel w/Almonds
Sunshine Seasons Food Fair (Land)
Spicy Cashew Chicken
Kid's Mac 'n' Cheese
Beaches & Cream (Beach Club Resort)
Milky Way Sundae
No Way Jose Sundae
Walt Disney World
Tokyo Disney Resort