thoughts and plans for Food & Wine 2014

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Planning for Food & Wine is always exciting and at the same time a bit daunting…

How many special events do we want to do? How many special events fit into our schedule (we always seem to have lots of visitors during Food & Wine, and isn’t a given

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Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic 2013 – Food & Drink on the Causeway Friday & Saturday Nights

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It’s been a couple of very busy weeks since the Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic… Here’s a slideshow of the Causeway (there are captions under the images)…

A few quick notes:

the food at this event is typically much better than the food found at the Marketplaces

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Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic 2013 – “Chef Cib’s Pasta Making”

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2013 is the first year for the Pasta Making seminar at the Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic. Our friends Kris and Kevin really wanted to attend this, so we made sure to get four spots as soon as tickets became available – turns out that was

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Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic 2013 – “All Things Sake!” Seminar on Friday night

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This is the fourth year that we’ve attended Chad Lobner’s “All Things Sake!” seminar during the Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic – and we’re never disappointed. Joe was there also, just as in years past. Chad and Joe are both pretty passionate about sake, and it

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It! – 2013.08.28 Hump Day!

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Since last Wednesday, we blogged about…

Our eager anticipation of the Food & Sake Pairing at Tokyo Dining at the Japan Pavilion during Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2013… We’ve done this event each of the last 3 years, and it has become a MUST-DO for

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Hump Day Edition of Extra! Extra! Read All About It! – 2013.Aug.07

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two posts from last week… Another sandwich in the #2013eateachsandwich challenge @earlofsandwich… the bacon, egg, and cheddar… In all this Florida heat & humidity, I’m really taken with the breakfast sandwiches and the Just4Kids sandwiches

Bacon, Egg and Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich at Earl of Sandwich

And… we

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Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012 – Wrap Up

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This year, we decided to “rate” the items from the tasting booths. In summary…

BOOTH ITEM RATING Australia Grilled Lamb Chop 9 South Africa Spinach & Paneer Pocket 8.5 Australia Wines 8 Japan Sake 7.5 China Mango Tapioca Pudding 7.5 South Korea Mung Bean Pancake with Shrimp 6.5 Singapore

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All Things Sake! – Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic 2012

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We’re back again! This is the third year for Chad’s Sake Class at the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic and this year nora again attended both evenings (on Friday night she and nick attended and on Saturday night, nora sat with three of our guests for the

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Beer, Please! – Beverage Seminar at the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic 2012

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“Beer, Please!” is a seminar we had hoped to do in 2010 – the first year for the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic. However, it sold out very quickly in 2010 and we could not get tickets. That was lucky for us as we did the “All

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Tastings – Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic 2012

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We attended the causeway at the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic again this year, and each of the three years that the event has taken place… it’s grown. Unfortunately, the seating situation seems to have gotten worse and worse (i.e. it’s really difficult to get a table

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