The heat of summer in central Florida is quickly approaching (believe it or not!), and we’ve found an icy drink in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom that is guaranteed to give you the chills. The Desert Pear Lemonade Slushy is sweet, tart, and totally refreshing. And you’ll find it at Golden Oak Outpost, current home of Chicken Nuggets and former home of Sweet Potato Nuggets!
Hello there! We’re back with another DFB Video, and today we’re taking you on a new Food Tour in Disney World. Our destination? Adventureland in Magic Kingdom!
Aah, Adventureland! It’s where we go to seek mystery, intrigue, and… Dole Whip! But you’ll find much more than the signature Pineapple Soft Serve in Adventureland, which is home to another beloved cold citrus treat. And with the addition of the Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen in late 2015 (Happy Second Birthday, Skipper Canteen!), Adventureland has its own table service restaurant as well. But that’s not all, so today we’re taking you to ALL the food stops in Adventureland! [Read more…]
Churros! Cookies and Cream! Chocolate Sauce!
Now that we have your attention, we really think you need to know that Tortuga Tavern in Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland is now serving Cookies ‘n Cream Churros!
Tortuga Tavern is a seasonally open spot, but even with a limited run — and, quite often, a limited menu — they can still churn out some surprises. Now that Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe has taken over the Mexican food offerings that used to be available at Tortuga Tavern before its brief turn as a BBQ spot, the Tavern now features selections like Turkey Legs and Hot Dogs, which you can also find at other locations in the park.
But the Cookies ‘n Cream Churros? These are all-new, and can only be found at Tortuga Tavern!
That’s right! Tortuga Tavern has traded Cookies ‘n Cream Gelato for Cookies ‘n Cream Churros!
Your serving of warm, chocolatey, churro goodness is actually a plate of eight mini churros (similar in serving style to the Churros you’ll find at Pecos Bill’s). They come with a pre-packaged container of chocolate sauce, in case you need even more chocolate.
Which, of course, YOU TOTALLY DO.
The cream comes in the center of the churro bites, and it makes them a bit more dense in the center than your typical Churro. But the chocolate and cream flavor is terrific (straight up Oreo, really), and the outside texture still offers that slightly crunchy churro crisp.
We aren’t sure how long guests can expect to see these on the menu, since the one thing constant at Tortuga Tavern is change. But — just like the other parks — Magic Kingdom is getting ready for the Holiday crowds, so hopefully these will stick around for the duration of the season!
What’s your favorite iteration of the Churro? Tell us about it so we can crave them even more than usual!
Remember the special Remy Magic Shot available at Epcot for the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival for Disney World guests utilizing the Disney PhotoPass Service? Well, Magic Shots are actually available at every park for PhotoPass users, and there is a shot currently available at Magic Kingdom that is near and dear to our hearts. You can have your picture “taken” with a GIANT DOLE WHIP!
So, how do you get a Magic Shot made? Well, for the Dole Whip pic, inform PhotoPass Photographers in Adventureland that you would like to pose with the Giant Dole Whip, where Aloha Isle is home to Dole Whip in Magic Kingdom.
There’s a new pineapple snack in town, and you’re going to want to sit down for this. It’s Pineapple. Upside Down. Cake. With. DOLE WHIP!
Hold your horses, cowpokes!
Pecos Bill’s Tall Tale Inn and Cafe
Because we’ve got a tasty new combo to show you courtesy of Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe.
Here’s the deal: you may already know (and love!) the Corn Dog Nuggets made famous in the Magic Kingdom thanks to Casey’s Corner. And now that PLASTIC CHEESE has returned to the beloved hot dog haven, you can dip those Nuggets right on into what I consider the World’s Best Condiment.
Plastic Cheese used to be available at Pecos Bill’s, too, when it was the Magic Kingdom’s most popular burger joint. But a few years ago this Counter Service spot switched to Mexican and Southwest-style fare, and the Pecos Bill’s Fixin’s Bar followed suit. (Plus Plastic Cheese had likewise been removed from Counter Service restaurants all over Disney World, anyhoo.)
But things are looking up with regard to CHEESE at Pecos Bill’s, because Queso Blanco has hit the scene! And we couldn’t help but immediately pair it up with a certain item on the Kids’ Menu, so we can now proudly present to you: Corn Dog Nuggets and Queso Blanco!
I’m a huge fan of queso blanco, and when it originally showed up on the menu at Pecos Bill’s, I was excited to try it. Unfortunately, it was lackluster, to say the least. Prepackaged. Lukewarm. Just… blah. [Read more…]
Sunshine Tree Terrace
And now we’ve got MORE news regarding another Adventureland iconic snack…
The tart orange slush (like frozen OJ) swirled with vanilla soft serve just got a MAJOR update.
Because you can now get a Citrus Swirl Orange Float!
Here’s the deal: you won’t even see this on the Sunshine Tree Terrace menu… yet. [Read more…]
Greetings, fellow Explorers and Adventurers!
Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen
We’re back for another dining adventure at the Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen… more often referred to (for obvious reasons) as the Skipper Canteen, or — before we learned that tongue twister of a full name — the Jungle Cruise Restaurant, themed for the classic Jungle Cruise attraction.
Your very own Jungle Cruise Skipper is ready to take you on a culinary tour through the Jungle Cruise’s regular stomping — or floating — grounds of Asia, Africa, and South America. That’s what makes up the “World Famous Jungle Cuisine!
And you may just enjoy some of that Jungle Cruise slapstick — both from your server and your surroundings — while you’re at it.
So, welcome back, Cruisers…
… as we once again set foot inside the Skipper Canteen! [Read more…]
Disneyland is keeping a secret that you’ve GOT to know about!
Disneyland is undergoing lots of changes and improvements these days. Y’all know that the Summer of Heroes is underway until September 1o, and we’ve had lots of chances to try the yummy heroes-themed eats. Oh, and Guardians of the Galaxy — Mission: Breakout opened, so there’s that.