Epcot Food and Wine Festival Pictures and Review: Florida Local Booth

Time to visit another brand new Epcot Food and Wine Festival booth — Florida Local!

This new booth debuted this year, featuring farm-to-market ingredients local to Florida.

If you’d like to see full coverage of each Marketplace available at the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, check out our Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booth Pages! Just click on any booth or country name here and you’ll see detailed information, menus, photos, and prices.

Florida Local

Eating locally raised foods is a high priority for many consumers right now, and to celebrate this hot food trend, the Florida Local Marketplace offers fresh local fare with fun twists!

2012 Florida Local Marketplace Booth

2012 Florida Marketplace Booth Menu - Click for larger image

First up — the Florida Shrimp Ceviche with Fire Roasted Vegetables, Fried Plantains, and Cilantro. This is a fan favorite already (I keep overhearing people say “where’s that ceviche?” when I’m wandering the festival)!

While the festival had ceviche a couple of years ago at a different booth, this option seems like a fresher take on the dish. I loved the addition of fried plantains!

Florida Shrimp Ceviche with Fire Roasted Vegetables, Fried Plantains and Cilantro

Next, the White Corn Arepa with Mangalitsa Pork Rilette and Zellwood Sweet Corn Salad is an interesting dish. I didn’t love the texture of the

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The German Train Village’s Own Food & Wine Festival

While the German Train Village was celebrating the festival last year, this year they have their very own 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival booths as well!

Food and Wine Festival Booth Replicas in German Train Town

They’ve represented Australia, Mexico (right down to the tiled landscape on the front of the booth!), Ireland (check out those MASSIVE beer steins!), Greece, and the Hops and Barley booth. Check out these close up pictures — and feel free to click on any of them for a larger version: [Read more…]