Disney Food Confession – Vegetable Potato Strudel

Vegetable-Potato Strudel

Where to find it: Coral Reef Restaurant in EpcotWhat is it? A phyllo pastry with mashed potatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, squash, carrots, and red peppers. It is accompanied by a tomato compote with basil oil.Why you want it: This is a new addition to the menu at Coral Reef and a welcome one in my option. Our server said it had been getting great reviews and it gets another one from me. I wasn’t a fan of the tomato compote but overall the  flavors worked well together and it is one of my … [Read more...]


Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Review – France

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This picture and review comes to us from Chip and Co fan Nick who was able to dine around the World Showcase and take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the 16th Annual Food & Wine Festival.Thanks Nick!Here is his review of the France Booth: I loved the Escargots Persillade en Brioche. All I could taste was the bread, but it was terrific. The Creme Brulee au Chocolat au Lait was not as flavorful as I'd hoped. Related articlesEpcot Food & Wine Festival Food Review … [Read more...]


With the Help of Ocean Spray, Gary Walks Guests Through the Cranberry Bog at Epcot

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A new feature of the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is letting guests get “bogged” down during a visit to the park. (And that’s a good thing!). Our friends at Ocean Spray have brought a cranberry bog display to the event as part of their ongoing commitment to educate consumers about the taste, health and heritage of the cranberry. And it’s quite fitting as we enter the fall season when cranberries are a big part of many family holiday dinners.Today, our “Cranberry Correspondent” … [Read more...]


Disney Food Confession: Cannolo Al Cioccolato

Where To Find It:  At the Italy Kiosk during the Epcot International Food & Wine FestivalWhat is it? The Cannolo Al Cioccolato is a really great tasting chocolate covered cannoli with sweet ricotta cheese, chocolate, and candied fruit.  Truth be told, I didn't taste the candied fruit very much, if at all.Why You Want It: This was, hands down, my favorite dessert, and my daughter Sophie and I really enjoyed sharing this, although the size of it is kind of small, so I would get one for … [Read more...]


Characters Coming to Lunch at Animal Kingdom’s Tusker House

Beginning December 4, 2011, the buffet lunch at Animal Kingdom’s Tusker House is becoming Disney’s Dining Safari Lunch with Donald, Daisy, Mickey, and Goofy. The menu seems to be similar to what is offered today- the real difference is the introduction of characters. As the mom of small children you would think I would embrace this change but I’m just not excited about it.Here are the three main reasons I’ve adopted a wait-and-see attitude.1. Limits Choices. Before we traveled with the … [Read more...]