One of the best values on WDW property, folks! Better yet, one of the best dinners anywhere! We miss it so much!
Hey, folks! Pull up your bar stools at the Main Street Pub with Doug, John, and myself as we discuss all of the latest news from around WDW!
And, that’s not all … Doug just got back from Orlando. Don’t you want to hear about his trip to “The World”?
How happy was Doug with his beloved Port Orleans-Riverside? Where did he and John go for lunch? Were Bangers and Mash on the menu? Where did Doug and his lovely wife go for their anniversary dinner? Did they enjoy their week in the parks?
Grab yourself a cold one, my friends. This is a nice, long, jam-packed episode! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show! Catch it all at …
Good morning, my friends! Welcome to “Dining Recon: A Fabulous Lunch at Rose & Crown Dining Room”!
I was talking to Doug Davis of the WDW Main Street Podcast late last week, and he reminded me that Mrs. All in WDW and I are scheduled to meet him (and his better half!) for dinner at Epcot’s Rose & Crown Dining Room in early March. We can’t wait!
Then, that also reminded me that I still have a lunch to share with you! It’s not often I visit a Table Service restaurant on my very own, but on this particular day, way back in October, I couldn’t resist!
You know, I’ve been pretty vocal about the fact that, for years, my favorite Disney entree was the Captain’s Grille’s Cabernet Braised Short Rib. After the restaurant’s closure, I even entered the dish into All in WDW’s Hall of Fame!
Of course, now that the Captain and its masterpiece have been retired, another culinary delight will need to step to the forefront of my palate’s desire, don’t you think? Enter the Rose & Crown’s Bangers and Mash!
Doug is right. For the price – now for $21 – this presentation is still the most cost-effective, best-tasting meal on Disney property! Traditional English sausage with colcannon potatoes, roasted mushrooms, caramelized onion jam, and red wine demi? Delicious!
For me, what made this particular lunch so enjoyable, however? Well, it’s simply because I provided Doug with a running, bite-by-bite commentary (by text) as he diligently hung sheetrock on the job site. Hey! He took it with good humor. I loved the dish’s great taste!
Take it from both Doug and I. You can’t beat the Rose’s atmosphere. The beer is always cold and refreshing. And, whether you go Fish and Chips or Bangers and Mash, you can’t go wrong. The food is great!
Well, I knew that our four finalists were evenly matched, my friends, but I never expected what happened yesterday.
50’s Prime Time ran off to an early, and big, lead. It never looked back!
Well, actually, it did. It had to. Be Our Guest was chasing it with the intensity of a hungry wolverine!
Nevertheless, 50’s held off the Magic Kingdom champion and locked down the WDW title!
One of our readers summed up this unexpected victory best by saying, “Imagine that. A half-day Park with the #1 rated WDW restaurant!”
Pat Jeanetti of the Mickey Dudes Podcast added, “50’s has it all! Great food, cast, and prices.” He cheered Prime Time on all week.
In the end, you, the fans have spoken …
50’s Prime Time? You are the WDW Fans’ Favorite WDW Parks Table Service Restaurant! Congratulations to the “champ”!