Let the Ranting Begin! Episode 482 – Our Sunday News!

Hello, folks!  Pull up your WDW Main Street Podcast bar stool and join John and Doug as they discuss all of the latest news from around Walt Disney World!

How upset are the guys about the news that Spaceship Earth will be closing for over two years?  #rantingmeansratings

How happy are they that Tom Sawyer Island reopens without any major changes?  Do they wish that WDW would just overhaul the whole thing and make it something new?

Grab yourself a cold beverage, sit back, relax, and watch the “fur” fly!  Hey!  Enjoy this … Episode 482 – Our Sunday News! … action-packed episode, everyone!

Welcome Back to the Pub! Our Weekly News!

Howdy, pub fans!  As the Main Street crew gears up to record yet another exciting episode of Disney news, please pop back to last week’s show.  I join Doug Davis and John Peters at the Pub as we discuss, among other things, Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Port Orleans-Riverside, and, of course, Food & Wine!

Most important, however, where have I been “hiding” these past 6-9 months?  Plus, how quickly can I get Doug onto an emotionally-charged, high energy rant?  Can I do it twice?  I still “got it”, folks!  Listen to the show at …

Episode 480 – Our Sunday News!

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

Check it Out … Epcot Construction Update!

Hey, all!  Are you jonesing for an Epcot update?  What’s going on with regard to the Guardians of the Galaxy roller coaster?  How about Ratatouille construction?  Disney’s Skyliner?

Follow along with Josh Nelson of ResortTV1 as he lets us know “what’s up” at Epcot!  Just click the picture below to be directed to his brief, 4K quality, October ’18 Epcot Update!

Then, please come back to the ResortTV1 YouTube channel tonight at 6PM Eastern.  Enjoy this week’s LIVE walk through the parks!  Hey!  Subscribe to ResortTV1 while you’re there!

The 2018 All in WDW Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Top 20!

The “party” is finally here, my friends!  Delicious entrees.  Refreshing beverages.  Yes, the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival kicks off today!

Of course, as I mentioned on our special Festival Preview episode of the WDW Main Street Podcast, I’ll regrettably have to miss out on this year’s fun.  It makes me very sad.

Episode 467 – It’s Food & Wine 2018!

That’s right, folks.  No food pics coming from me this year.  For those, check out the Disney Food Blog.  They do a great job of serving up Epcot’s delectable fare.

2017’s Roasted Irish Sausage!

In the meantime, after seven straight years of festival attendance, I’ve sampled a lot of Food & Wine’s best … and worst.  I can’t let this unfortunate year slip by without posting my personal recommendations.

So .. if I had been able to attend this year’s “bash”, what would I have tried?  Well, here it is … the 2018 All in WDW Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Top 20!

  1. Roasted Irish Sausage – Ireland
  2. Roasted Pork Wings – Flavors from Fire
  3. Spice-crusted Verlasso Salmon – Active Eats
  4. Seared Scallops – Coastal Eats
  5. New Brunswick Slider – Hops & Barley
  6. Lump Crab Cake – Coastal Eats
  7. Brazilian Seafood Stew – Brazil
  8. Lamb Meatball – New Zealand
  9. Xi’an Pancake with Beef – China
  10. Seafood Salad – Spain
  11. Charred Chimichurri Skirt Steak – Flavors from Fire
  12. Spanish-style Paella – Spain
  13. Bloody Mary Seafood Cocktail – The Festival Center Wine Shop
  14. Kalua Pork Slider – Hawai’i
  15. Ropa Vieja Empanada – Islands of the Caribbean
  16. Beer-braised Beef – Belgium
  17. Short Rib Tostada – Mexico
  18. Beer-braised Beef – France
  19. Jerk-spiced Chicken Lollipop – Islands of the Caribbean
  20. Shrimp Quesadilla – Mexico

Honorable Mentions

  • Le Cellier Beef Filet Mignon – Canada
  • Korma Chicken – India
  • Crispy Pork Belly – Brazil
  • Beef Brisket Poutine – Refreshment Port
  • Pasta Gratin – Germany

2017’s Seared Scallops from Active Eats!

Dining Recon: Liberty Inn at Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion!

Long known as his very-favorite Quick Service on Walt Disney World property, Doug Davis of the WDW Mainstreet Podcast cannot wait to go back to visit the Liberty Inn at Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion.  He’s told me so … many, many times!

Well, not to worry, Doug.  Are you craving a Macaroni & Cheese All-Beef Foot Long Hot Dog?  Topped with Macaroni and Cheese and Bacon and served with French Fries or Apple Slices, you can get a sneak preview in ResortTV1’s presentation of …

Liberty Inn at Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion Review

Check it out, folks!  Join Jenna and friends as they present a short but very sweet 5-minute glimpse of this much-maligned Disney Dining alternative.  Do they suggest that you grab a taste of “liberty”?  Hey!  Watch the video to find out!