Who LOVES School? Er, I Mean, Who Loves School Bread?!

Somewhat polarizing – no, not everyone loves (or even likes) this – but mostly revered, Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion is the home to this guilty pleasure.

A sweet roll filled with custard, draped in icing, and dipped in Coconut, some think that this delectable dessert is overly dry from the first bite.  Oh, the custard is tasty, they say, but doesn’t Epcot provide better snacks?  See …

The School Bread in Norway is Overrated.  Here are 7 Other Epcot Desserts That Are Better

Other non-fans call out the bread’s calories as being not worth the item’s hype.  Allegedly the owner of 35+ grams of sugar, according to one web site, it hits the list of …

The Unhealthiest Foods at Disney Parks

Huh?  OK.  So, maybe it’s dry sometimes.  Maybe there are equally good (or better?) snacks in Disney.  It undoubtedly does carry a diet-busting price within its custard-y goodness.

My opinion?  Maybe not on every visit to Epcot, but certainly, once in a while, you have to enjoy a serving of, what has to be, one of the best (and most unique) desserts in Disney.  Plus, at $3.99, it’s a bargain!

What do you think, folks?  Is Norway’s School Bread overrated?  Is it worth the calories?  Are there better things at Epcot – or even in Norway – to try?  Leave a comment and let us know!

The Many “Faces” of Dole Whip!

After last week’s phenomenal performance in our All in WDW Readers’ Favorite Magic Kingdom Quick Service polls, I felt compelled to give everyone’s favorite frozen treat a little bit of love.

After all, it’s Monday!  Who wouldn’t want to start off a week with Dole Whip!  Yum!  My friends, please devour the many “faces” of Dole Whip!  Dole Whip after Dole Whip after Dole Whip!  Wow!

Pineapple Dole Whip with Myers’s Dark Rum – Pineapple Promenade

Pineapple Dole Whip with Myers’s Dark Rum! – “Food” & Garden ’14

Dole Float

Orange Dole Whip with Crème de Cacao White!

Orange Dole Whip with Crème de Cacao White! – Food & Wine ’13

Dole Whip? Enough said!

Sweet Potato Cinnamon Waffle! - "Food" & Garden '14

Sweet Potato Cinnamon Waffle! – “Food” & Garden ’14

Pineapple Dole Whip with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum! - "Food" & Garden '14

Pineapple Dole Whip with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum! – “Food” & Garden ’14

Everything from Soup to Nuts!

Every once in a while you have to stop in your tracks and take the time to tie up all the loose ends you left for your readers earlier in the week.

For example, do you want to know what I have been forgetting to do?  Enter Disney’s Family Time Resolutions Sweepstakes, that’s what!

You know what that means?  Someone else won my trip to Disneyland!  It’s really quick and easy, folks.  Please don’t be like me … remember to submit your daily entries!  I would love to see one of you win!

Did you nominate your favorite snack for the 2014 All in WDW Readers’ Favorite WDW Snack poll?  Did you?  Oh, we received some delicious entries.  For example, as proclaimed by one reader, “Anything from Karamell-Küche!”

Karamell-Küche

Mmmm, yes you’re right.  Anything caramel is a very good thing.

But, then, there were Mickey Bars, funnel cakes, School Bread!  How in the world did I forget School Bread?!  Jalapeño Cheese-Stuffed Pretzels, Mickey Pretzels, Dole Whip, Dole Whip Floats, Caramel Apples, and on, and on, and on!

But is that it?  Is that all you’ve got?  No?  Then, leave a comment on this post, on Facebook, or on Twitter.  What other snacks earn the right to compete to be called the All in WDW Readers’ Favorite WDW Snack?

Yesterday, I quizzed you on The World of All in WDW.  First, I asked, “Of these World Showcase countries (Norway, Morocco, China, and Japan), which one was the last to visit All in WDW?

I cannot tell you how long I waited for Showcase Country #11 to arrive in The World.  In fact, I remember telling Mrs. All in WDW that I never expected that anyone from China would ever take a trip to visit All in WDW.  Yet, it finally happened, and our World Showcase was complete.

WordPress is an interesting piece of blogging software.  It gives you easy access to site statistics, but, unless you’re watching on a daily basis, there are some things you can miss.  Hence, my second question was a trick question, of sorts.

Of the 106 countries that have touched All in WDW’s life, which one of these was the 100th to honor us with their presence?

Well, it could have been the Southeast African nation of Uganda.

It might have been the Syrian Arab Republic – the official name of the Middle Eastern country of Syria.

Or, maybe it was the Island of Guernsey, a small British dependency in the English Channel off the coast of France with an area of 30 square miles and a population of just over 65,000 people.

Sadly, I can’t really tell.  But, if you answered any of these, your guess was right on target!

Have a great Saturday, my friends.  Holy smokes, I’m glad the weekend is finally here!  Aren’t you?

Hello? Calling All WDW Snacks!

Hello?  Calling all snacks!  Huh?  Who are you trying to call, Bob?

Actually, this one is a “call to arms” of sorts.  As I look at our Readers’ Favorites calendar for 2014, I think about the things we accomplished in 2013.  I also recognize one really glaring omission.  Snacks.

I’m being a bit hard on myself, I think.  I have tried, but really struggled, to think of a fair way to do a Favorite WDW Snack poll.

Really, it’s just because there are SO many great snacks to grab in Walt Disney World.  Frankly, I’ve been terrified to choose a somewhat limited (16 items or so) list as the 1st Round of a poll only to leave one of your favorites out in the cold!

Mmmm.  Dole Whip!

Mmmm. Dole Whip!

Then, it occurred to me to ask you for your help!  A few days ago, I encouraged you to let me know if you have an idea for a Favorites poll.  Today, I’m going to ask you to toss me some of your favorite WDW-related snacks.

Some things are really, really obvious, right?  Mickey Bars or Pretzels.  Dole Whip.  Carrot Cake Cookie.  Butterfinger Cupcake.

Is a Turkey Leg a snack?  No, really.  Please tell me. Do you consider a Turkey Leg a snack?  How about drinks?  Should we count things like LeFou’s Brew?

See what I mean, though?  I have no idea what to put on the list!

So, here’s what I have in mind.  You can respond on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, tumblr, or right here on All in WDW.  What snack do YOU want to see nominated for the competition to become the All in WDW Readers’ Favorite Snack?

Get to it, my friends!  Help me build the poll.

Oh, and don’t forget!  Is a Turkey Leg a snack?!  Should we consider LeFou’s Brew for the “title”? I really don’t know!

Cheers!