Bangers, Beef, Chicken, or Fish?! What A Conundrum!

You know, after I published yesterday’s post, I got to thinking … what are my personal favorite WDW meals?

I mean, it’s very clear that I absolutely love the Captain’s Grille’s Cabernet-braised Short Rib with Creamy [Sweet Corn] Risotto.  As I mentioned, I order it every time we visit that little-known, under-appreciated restaurant!

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Then, I started thinking about what other Disney creations I tend to order each time we visit the establishment at which they are offered.

Take Kona Cafe, for example.  Have you ever had their Pan-Asian Noodles with Chicken?  No?  Wok-seared yakisoba noodles.  Vegetables.  Chicken.  Yum!  Yes, I do order it every time!

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How about Epcot’s Rose & Crown Dining Room?  Ever go there?  Thanks to WDW Main Street Podcast’s Doug Davis, this pub’s Bangers and Mash crash my list.

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A few months ago, I wrote a piece entitled “The Three “Faces” of Disney’s Butter Chicken!”  I penned that post with very good reason.  Sanaa’s Butter Chicken is phenomenal.  I can’t get enough of it!

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Hop on a bus and take a short ride over to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, my friends.  Simply the best burger on property, Laguna Bar’s aptly-named Laguna Burger deserves two pics!

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The sweet potato fries are a special order, I’m afraid.  Sadly, they’re not always available.  Just ask!

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But, Bob, it’s just a burger!  Folks, it is that good.  It’s the way in which the patty, itself, is seasoned that makes it so tasty.  Don’t believe me?  Then, please stop by and judge it for yourself!

On this next point, my son and I agree to disagree.  I think he still prefers California Grill, but I’ll say it anyway … Splitsville serves the best sushi in Walt Disney World!

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Oh, OK.  Maybe that is a bit of an extreme declaration.  I’ll tell you one thing … this Volcano Roll, as well as most every other roll this bowling alley makes, is outstanding.  It’s my “go to” order!

Here’s another morsel that I just have to toss into the mix.  Mrs. All in WDW and I find this dish – a small salad of sorts – to be a light and refreshing little “snack”.  Arugula.  Hummus.

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Served at Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar and Grill at the Yacht and Beach Club Resorts, this Seared Tuna is one of the few dishes I’ve replicated at home!  Absolutely delicious!

So, what do you think, folks.  My list could go on and on, but what are your favorite WDW meals?  Which dishes do you have each and every time you visit Mickey’s world?

Please leave a comment and let us know.  Meanwhile, which of my favorites would you choose?

Another Hurricane on Crescent Lake?

Oh, OK.  No catastrophic meteorological events are headed WDW’s way.  I didn’t mean to sound that alarm.

Mrs. All in WDW and I stopped by for another visit to Hurricane Hanna’s last weekend.  That’s all this post’s title meant.

You remember, Hanna, don’t you?

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Great bar.

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Greater views.

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Most times, when we visit, we’ll order off the bar’s menu.  Their seared tuna is a particular favorite of ours.

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And, so are their pork sliders.

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But, this time around, we checked out the counter service’s menu.

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We found our choice to look phenomenal and be generously loaded with shrimp, scallops, and lobster.

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If it were us, though, we would have preferred much more seasoning … even if it were just a more solid dose of salt and pepper.

As always, we enjoyed our visit to Crescent Lake.

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Stormalong Bay is scenic and fun.  The Yacht and Beach Clubs are beautiful.  And, Hanna’s is a great place to chill with a beverage and a snack.

Try it!

Dining Recon: Studio Catering Co. (DFB style!)

Hello, all!  How are you today?  It … is … FRIDAY!!!

I haven’t forgotten about our Food & Wine poll.  In fact, it’s right here!  It’ll stay open for a little while yet because … I just gotta pub this!

If you’re a fan of A.J. Wolfe’s Disney Food Blog, you might have seen it this past Wednesday or Thursday.  They presented me(!) … in “Guest Review: Studio Catering Co. at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!”

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Yes!  Thank you, A.J.!  Another All in WDW appearance on DFB!

Another?  Yes.  First, A.J. published my “Photo Tour of NEW Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar and Grill at the Yacht and Beach Club Resort”.  Mrs. All in WDW and I even took Hurricane Hanna’s home!  Home?  Huh?

Then, we visited the Coronado Springs Resort’s Pepper Market with “Guest Review: Breakfast (and Creme Brulee French Toast) at Pepper Market in Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort”!

Hey!  You want French Toast?  Pepper Market will give you French Toast!  Check this out!  In fact, Kona Cafe’s Tonga Toast can take a hike as far as we’re concerned!  What?!  Well, here’s why!

This week, A.J. and Disney Food Blog’s Editor, Kim LaPaglia, honored me one more time by publishing “Guest Review: Studio Catering Co. at Disney’s Hollywood Studios”!

I want to extend my sincere thanks to these fantastic ladies.  It’s an honor to find my name in print on DFB.  I’m sincerely proud to be part of your pages!

Now, what do I really think about Studio Catering Co.?  Go check it out!

Taking Hurricane Hanna’s Home

Good morning, all!

If you missed it, I had the honor of being published by the Disney Food Blog early in February.  My “Photo Tour of NEW Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar and Grill at the Yacht and Beach Club Resort” was my first-ever “Disney Recon”, and the most memorable part of my experience there was one of Hanna’s new dishes – their Seared Tuna.  Click the link to take look!

There have been few dishes I’ve had at WDW that I’ve also been brave enough to try and make myself, and this is one of them.  First of all, I’ve tried to cook tuna a number of times in the past – usually pretty poorly – but I took Hurricane Hanna’s version as a lesson.  The most important learning being – you don’t have to cook the fish into the consistency of a hockey puck.

I have to admit, however, that the most notable component of Hanna’s dish was …

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All in WDW on DFB!

My friends, if you don’t know what DFB is, you should learn right quick.

A.J. Wolfe’s Disney Food Blog is the preeminent Disney-related food web site in the blogosphere and is the fountain of knowledge I consult before I even dream of making an Advanced Dining Reservation (ADR). Moreover, it is my most valuable “go to” resource for planning the annual All in WDW Food & Wine Festival “Pre-Festival Top 25”.

I am very pleased to announce that A.J. and Kim have bestowed upon me the honor of gracing their pages by publishing my Photo Tour of Hurricane Hanna’s on Disney Food Blog! Hurricane Hanna’s has always been one of mine and Mrs. All in WDW’s favorites, and I can’t think of a better way for us to celebrate its rebirth by having a hand in its re-introduction on Disney Food Blog’s pages. Please visit it and bookmark DFB. You won’t be sorry.

My sincere thanks to A.J. and Kim for the honor of letting me into their world!

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