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Discussion in 'Restaurants, Dining, Dining Plans' started by gwennie81, Jul 3, 2011.

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    Dreamin' about it. Just sayin'...:bigwine:

    New kiosks this year are Hawaii, Portugal, Caribbean, and Scandinavia.

    I want to Eat To The Beat with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy again...
     
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    Nice. I like having new booths, and even new choices on old booths! On the other hand I would be crushed and soooooo disappointed if they didn't have the escargot in the p'tite brioche at France! :(
     
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    We originally were not going to be there during F&W, but with the schedule change we will get a chance to do it. Looking forward to the new booths. And yes Tink if they took the Escargot away that would be a real shame.
     
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    If I remember correctly from last year, the full menus should be coming out later this month. Looking forward to it! :yes:

    I'll be there the first weekend. Some of the fam is coming down and want to go again (they were here last year for the last weekend).
     
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    We'll be there the first weekend too. Can't wait!
     
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    WHOO-HOO! Meet ya at the Rose & Crown! LOL! :mugs:
     
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    :tongue: I'll probably be there or watching Off Kilter!
     
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    :sorry: Doesn't look like we'll be making it to the F&WF this year.
     
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    I'm thinking about signing me & the fam up for one of the seminars. I don't remember though if we were planning on going on Sunday (which would be a Dessert seminar) or Monday (not sure if they will even have one).

    I'll keep you updated! :yes:
     
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    (lifted from disneyfoodblog.com)

    New Menu Items

    Hawaii Booth
    Kalua Pork Slider with Sweet and Sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and Spicy Mayonnaise
    Tuna Poke with Seaweed Salad and Lotus Root Chips
    Seven Tiki Mai Tai
    Kona Longboard
    Pipeline beer

    Caribbean Islands Booth
    Ropa Vieja (Braised Beef) with White Rice
    Jerk spiced Chicken Drumstick with Mango Salsa
    Frozen Dragon Berry Colada
    Frozen Rock Coconut Mojito

    Portugal Booth
    Calamari Salad with Olives and Smoked Paprika
    Portugal Wine Bar

    Scandinavia Booth (returning this year)
    Swedish Meatballs with Lingon Berries
    Xante Sunshine Cocktail made from Xante pear and Cognac Liqueur

    Canada Booth (an old favorite)
    Introducing: Apple Ice Wine as a new menu item this year

    Desserts at the Festival
    (Not sure if these will be the three desserts served at the dessert booth, or if these will be at regional booths)
    White Chocolate Macadamia Mousse with Dark Chocolate Pearls
    Tres Leches Verrine
    Pastel de Nata
    Other Menu Items Slated For The 2011 Festival

    Shrimp on the Barbie with Pepper Berry – Citrus Glaze (Australia?)
    Seared Sea Scallop with Kumara-Red Curry Puree and Apple Radish Salad
    Ocean Spray Craisin Bread with Butter
     
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    We did one of the Sweet Sundays last year. It was wonderful!
     
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    Sounds like some great new choices and YAY they brought the Dragon Berry Colada back.
     
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    Re: Food & Wine Fest - MORE DETAILS 07-17

    EEEEEEEEEE!!!
    More details are out!
    Festival Guides will be available beginning Aug. 12.
    The theme is "Passport To A World Of Flavors".
    The front of park planter will have a plane, train, & cruise ship
    The cranberry bog will be located at the front of World Showcase.

    Click on the off-site link below for pics & other details!

    http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2011/07/17/2011-epcot-food-and-wine-festival-preview-dinner-details/


    Hawaii's Kalua pork slider

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    Wow that slider looks scrumpdidileicious.
     
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    FAWF is now less than a month away!!!

    I will be there with the fam on Oct. 3. I'm trying to talk them out of making a rez for a lunch but, there's little to no chance that's happening...Anyway...

    YAYYYYY!!!!!! FAWF! BE THERE OR BE HUNGRY!!
     
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    Eat light at lunch, Gwennie! Save room for the samples at the booths. :yes:
     
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    If only that were possible but, they want to eat at the Biergarten in Germany! AAAACK! Blasphemy!
     
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    You can still eat lightly. :yes: Have a taste of this and a taste of that and call it good. Or simply excuse yourself and meet up with them after lunch! No one could fail to understand that although you are having a good time with them, you prefer to have your time with the booths instead of a restaurant, no?

    Pick a time to get back with them and all should be well. :yes:
     
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    Orrrrr...I can just make a couple trips over there! LOL!
     
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    We don't plan any meals on our EPCOT days during F&W. There is plenty of food there to slake our appetites and we have never left hungry. We normally try to fit it in on two to three occasions, though our November trip will be limited.
     

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