What a week! We had a great time visiting with family and friends over the past weekend at WDW. The days were long and hot, but I got a lot done for the blog. This weekend has brought and is bringing some solo park time for me so I can get some goals for the blog accomplished. But back to the food!
ESPN Club’s Chicken and Waffles
We kicked off our reviews this week with Dinner at Contempo Cafe. We also revisited Fairfax Fare for a quick breakfast, followed by Pizza Planet for lunch. We found ourselves back at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe for another lunch, but managed a (relatively) quiet dinner for just the two of us at ESPN Club.
I’d love to see a recipe for the Confit de Canard from Flower & Garden
A new Epcot Cookbook will be debuting at Food & Wine this September, and I’m really excited! Instead of the normal cookbook the festival has sold over the years, this one will also feature recipes from the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival as well as Holidays Around the World.
Tickets for Culinary Demonstrations, Beverage Seminars, and Mixology Seminars at the F&W Festival this fall have gone on pre-sale for Tables in Wonderland members, annual passholders, DVC members, and Golden Oak residents. All other events will go on sale on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 7:00am, so set your alarm! Stay up-to-date with all of the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival news by visiting our dedicated page!
As a big Haunted Mansion fan, I’m very much looking forward to the new Haunted Mansion Merchandise coming this fall to the parks. I adore the dishes!
Now let’s see what our friends have been up to!
Krystle of Tasty Chomps shares a Sneak Preview of Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World. Check out her gorgeous photos!
Greece’s Griddled Greek Cheese
Katherine of Food · Fitness · Fantasy tests out several cheeses to recreate the Griddled Greek Cheese from F&W at home.
Ryan at Main Street Gazette shares a recipe for Pioneer Hall’s Pork Rib Rub.
Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPA & Abita Fall Fest, on a trash can.
Scott of Beers and Ears takes an in-depth look at the beers of the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.
Splitsville’s Juicy Lucy and Crinkle-cut Fries
Nick and Nora of Extra WDW Magic order a simple, yet satisfying, Turkey Club Sandwich at Splitsville.
Boatwright’s Dining Hall’s Butterscotch Creme Brulee
Sarah of Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free at WDW visits one of her top spots for dining, Boatwright’s Dining Hall.
Melissa of The Hyperion Papers dissects the Food & Wine Festival menus for 2014.
Jenn of The Fairest Run of All shares her Food & Wine Festival To-Eat List. Have you started yours yet? We have… ;) Check out the menus here!
Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post
Disney Parks Blog took us on a quick tour of Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where you can also find Frozen-themed treats! They also shared a recipe for Tomato Cake from the Disney Cruise Line. Finally, Dole Whips are also now available, self-serve, at Lava Shack at the Aulani resort in Hawaii!
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Thank you for reading, and have a fantastic week! :D