first Tequila Lunch at La Hacienda – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

This Food & Wine Festival experience took place on Thursday, September 25, 2014

I think this was our seventh Tequila Lunch (we did it twice in 2012 and in 2013), but it was Nevie’s first time. She had told us that she likes tequila – we found out later that she really likes

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Australia – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

Nevie was with us the first full week of Food & Wine and since she was on a quest to eat as much lamb as we could find… the lamb “lollypop” from Australia made the list repeatedly.

Grilled Lamb Chop with Mint Pesto and Potato Crunchies

We thought that this particular lamb chop looked

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New Zealand – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

Last year, we really liked the venison sausage at the New Zealand booth. The booth has been relocated (I believe it was next to Morocco in the past), it’s now nearer Mexico.

Venison Sausage with Pickled Mushrooms, Baby Arugula and Black Currant Reduction

Nevie thought this was “yum!” Nick thought it was even better

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Spice Road Table – Tingis Sampler v2

This experience took place on Saturday, April 12, 2014

There are three items on the Tingis Sampler…

The Lamb Slider: it was smaller today than on our first Tingis Sampler; it wasn’t very “meatball shaped” (i.e. it wasn’t round), the shape was more like it had been cut off of a round loaf;

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Bluezoo Lounge on Friday night (again)

This dining experience took place on August 29, 2014

I didn’t take a lot of notes this evening, it was another Friday night at bluezoo… Chad brought out a new cocktail that he’s testing/creating. He asked us to guess what was in it… we got as far as bitters or campari.

It has

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Signature Dinner at Raglan Road – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

This Food & Wine dining experience took place on October 2, 2014

Usually, dining events at Raglan Road Pub take place in the small room off to the side of the bar. Just like at the Supper Club event, there was a sound barrier in place. Unfortunately, unlike the Supper Club event, I

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Via Napoli Beer Pairing – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

This Epcot Food & Wine Festival experience took place on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

We (nick & I) have done this twice in the past (2011 & 2013) – and honestly – we haven’t been overwhelmed either time. But, when we started planning a visit during Epcot Food & Wine Festival with our

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Disney Hollywood Studios & Brown Derby for an excellent lunch

This experience took place on September 22, 2014

Our niece visited recently and the three of us trooped over to Disney Hollywood Studios to ride some rides and enjoy lunch at Hollywood Brown Derby. This was our first real experience with FastPass+… it went smoothly and the park wasn’t very crowded… can’t say

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Guest Trip Report – Our niece, Nevie, came to visit – day one

We recently had our niece come down for a visit. She hadn’t been to Disney World since we celebrated her 21st birthday. Since then, she graduated from college, went to Veterinary School and became a Veterinary Surgeon (yay! we’re proud of her)… She’s writing about her trip and you get a different perspective on the

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Kevin Dundon Culinary Demonstration – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

this culinary demonstration took place on Wednesday, October 1, 2014

This is the fifth year in a row that we’ve seen Kevin Dundon’s Culinary Demonstration at Food & Wine. And yes, he’s that good; he’s not only a great chef, he can demonstrate and talk and tell stories and banter all at the

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