All in WDW’s Readers Recommend … BBQ Pork!

So, our son and his wife will very soon move to Nashville, Tennessee.  You see, he earned a residency position in Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University!

Anyway, that’s not the point I wanted to highlight.  It’s this … the last time they visited the Music City, he commented, “You have to love Nashville.  Everywhere smells like BBQ!”

Looking at this week’s dining polls, the All in WDW “universe” would very likely wholeheartedly appreciate Nashville!

Take a look back at both Whispering Canyon and Captain Cook’s, if you “voted” your opinions several days back.  If not, please jump back and weigh in now!

Of course, Captain Cook’s Pulled Pork Nachos aren’t necessarily BBQ, but they’re close enough, I’d say.

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Those that have tried them?  100% of the respondents, thus far (myself included), would definitely recommend them to friends and family alike!

Plus, 89% of those who have visited this quick service, rate it a 4 or 5 on a scale from 1 to 5.  High marks, Captain!  Congratulations!

Whispering Canyon earns a similar level of your love.  82% of those that answered rank their experience there as a 4 or 5.  In other words, they had a great time!

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And, what did they enjoy most?  You guessed it … pork!  86% of you declared your affection for Canyon’s Slow-smoked Pork Ribs and Barbecued Pulled Pork!

In the end, I think it’s safe to say, my friends that “All in WDW’s Readers Recommend” Whispering Canyon Cafe in Disney’s Wilderness Lodge as well as Captain Cook’s in the Polynesian Village Resort.

Take our advice!  Add both locations to your future “menus”!

Snack “Attack”! Captain Cook’s Pulled Pork Nachos!

Let’s see a show of hands … who, here, loves nachos?  Hmm.  Yep!  I thought so!  I see you out there!  Let me ask you this … who here loves Captain Cook’s Pulled Pork Nachos?

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Found deep in Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, imagine a heaping plate of crispy potato chips and tasty fried wontons buried under pulled pork.

Also drowned in onions, cheese, spicy mayo, tomatoes, and pineapple salsa, these aren’t your regular, everyday “nachos”!  Quite delicious!  We highly recommend them!

Hey!  Now that I think of it, let’s forget all the “show of hands” business.  Before you “leave” me for the day, answer us these questions …

“Food” & Garden ’14 Update!

I had a great “Dining Recon” queued up for you to enjoy for lunch today, but you’re going to have to wait one more day.  You see, I was lurking around the Touring Plans Lines chat app last night and ran into and old friend – JustTimmy.

He pointed us in the direction of AllEars.net and their, recently-published, update on Epcot’s “other” food festival – “Food” & Garden ’14!

Oh, so, OK. It’s really the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, but we know better, now, don’t we?  Bring on “Food” & Garden!

I encourage you to pop over to AllEars in order to see the full “spiel”, but, in the meantime, here are the important things you need to know.

First, the festival opens on March 5, 2014 and runs to May 18, 2014.  It’s hard to believe that it is just a mere three months away!  Mark it down, folks!  March 5th!

Second, the food is definitely back!  At this past July’s Food & Wine preview event, Chef Marianne Hunnel told us that …

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“Food” & Garden – The Smokehouse Still Rules

When it comes to the Top 20 list, I mentioned the other day that, “I have a rule … once the final list is published, it doesn’t change.” Well, it is a good thing … because The Smokehouse really struggled in our return trip to the festival.

Woody says, "Howdy! Welcome to The Smokehouse!"

Woody says, “Howdy! Welcome to The Smokehouse!”

Smoke that pig!

Smoke that pig!

What's on the menu?

What’s on the menu?

Now, to be clear, the pig slider and beef brisket were both out-of-this-world outstanding in March. I’m not shy to admit that, over the course of that long weekend, I had …

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