One of my very favorite things about my visit to the Tokyo Disney Resort was browsing the shops there. The packaged souvenir snacks were aplenty; shelves, shelves and more shelves filled with unique treats. I was totally obsessed with the adorable packaging. Another plus? There were plastic displays showing you exactly what was inside of that adorable packaging.
Even with the plastic displays though, I still had no idea what some of the things were! Below is a photo tour of some of the items I found adorable and interesting, and a few that were just plain bizarre.
Let’s start over at the Tokyo Disneyland Hotel. There is a great little convenience store there that carries a wide variety of Disney themed food, snacks, drinks, candy, etc. Below are some of the adorable drinks that they had. The Snow White bottle is an apple & mango drink, the Tsum Tsum bottles are tea, and the Frozen ones are bottled water.
Various ice cream cups; each featuring a scene from a Disney movie.
Packaged candy, including chocolate “surprise” eggs filled with a small Disney figurine.
I actually tried Mickey and Minnie “Potato” crackers below. They are sort of a cracker/potato chip hybrid. Each puffy piece is Mickey shaped!
I love this little box of Mickey Milk. The only reason I know this is milk is because I asked a friend!
And how about this [Read more…]
There are so many unique eats at the Tokyo Disney Resort. In this post, I’ve complied most of the items my family tried on our recent trip. Rather than do individual posts on each thing, here’s a mega post featuring them all! Ready, let’s go to Tokyo!
I’m going to start with my very first snack stop at Tokyo Disney Sea. We stopped at Refrescos’ in the Mediterranean Harbor area for a little bit of everything: A Gyoza Sausage Bun, a Maple Mickey Churro, and Cream of Corn Soup. Basically one of every thing on the menu. We were really excited because there was absolutely zero line. I’m told that the Gyoza Sausage Bun is one of the most popular items at Disney Sea and sometimes people wait over an hour for one. We lucked out because apparently this was an area that just recently started selling them. Normally they are only at the stand in Mysterious Island.
I was most excited about the Maple Mickey Churro, but unfortunately, it fell way short of the churros we have at the Disneyland Resort. Although it scored major points for being Mickey shaped, the churro itself was hard, dry and had very little flavor. Really cute, but not at all worth it.
The Corn Soup was fabulous. It’s not creamy like a chowder you’d find in the states, but it is still flavorful and hits the spot on a chilly day. I love that it’s served in [Read more…]
I’ve seen them on Twitter for a few years now. Alien Dumplings, LGM Mochi, Little Green Men Dumplings, Toy Story Alien Mochi… Whatever you want to call them, they’ve been on my Disney “must try” bucket list since I first laid eyes on them.
I ‘m here to report that I’ve crossed them off of my bucket list AND I’ve finally learned their “official” name: Little Green Dumplings!
Little Green Dumplings are obviously a tribute to Toy Story’s Little Green Men. They’re quite possibly the cutest edible thing I’ve ever had. Little Green Dumplings can be found at both Tokyo Disney Sea and Tokyo Disneyland.
Who doesn’t love a Mickey Waffle? We’ve dedicated lots of posts to this beloved treat here on the blog. In fact, it’s probably one of the only universal Mickey shaped foods that can be found throughout all Disney parks.
We’ve got them here in the states at the Disneyland Resort and they’re aplenty in Walt Disney World. I’ve also had one at Aulani. I saw them at Disneyland Paris, and I’ve seen photos of them from Hong Kong.
But Tokyo Disneyland? They have an entire restaurant dedicated to Mickey Waffles! I give you The Great American Waffle Co.
The Great American Waffle Co. is located in Tokyo Disneyland’s World Bazaar area. I fell in love with this spot the minute I saw this Mickey waffle sign hanging outside. Wouldn’t it be awesome if this sign hung above every place in the world that sells Mickey Waffles??? It really should be the universal sign for Mickey waffles.
The menu here is small, but I guarantee it will make you happy. You can have [Read more…]
Having just returned from an amazing trip to the Tokyo Disney Resort, there are a few items there that I just have to share with you! The Pizza Spring Roll being basically at the tip top of my list. Yes, you read that right PIZZA SPRING ROLL!
Located in Tokyo Disneyland’s Toon Town is this adorable little food cart that serves two types of Spring Rolls. Don’t mind my husband ordering in what appears to look like a Ninja Turtle outfit. It happened to be pouring rain!
The two types of Spring Rolls offered are Pizza (yum) and Egg & Shrimp (not so yum). If you’re curious about pricing, 290 Yen is about $2.42. Very reasonable for a filling snack.
The Spring Rolls are pre-made and awaiting your arrival at Toon Town. Both types look identical, so the different sleeves let you know which type of roll you have in hand. The red packaging is the Pizza Spring Roll and the yellow is the Egg & Shrimp. Perfect planning!
Here’s a close up of the Pizza Spring Rolls in their sleeves.
On this [Read more…]
I’ve always known that the Tokyo Disney Resort had multiple popcorn flavors, but I really had no idea how serious the popcorn game there was until I saw it for myself. It’s really like its own micro-culture.
People bring their collectable & rare resort buckets from the past and have them refilled, some people wear more than one popcorn bucket at a time, and we even had people offering us samples right out of their buckets. It’s seriously SO MUCH FUN!
Popcorn is so popular, there’s even popcorn themed merchandise that lists some of the many flavors available. Look at this fun zipper pouch I bought: Delicious Explosion Popcorn!
Another fun popcorn fact? Tokyo Disney has Roastie Toasties just like Disneyland here in Anaheim. Not all of the stands have them, but several do. To see more about Roastie Toasties & Disney Popcorn in the states, check out this great Popcorn Gallery post AJ did a while back. There’s also a fun little video on the Disney Parks Blog here.
We made it a goal on our recent trip to Tokyo to try as many types of popcorn that we could. Although we missed a few, we did a pretty good job in our 4 days at the parks. Now, on to the flavors!
Let’s start with one that I was a little unsure about but it ended up being my absolute favorite. So much so that we had it twice on our trip! Soy Sauce and Butter. It’s salty, savory and delicious. We found this cart at Tokyo Disneyland park.
You can see that this cart has its own little roastie toastie Christmas Clown; I love that he is dressed for the season. Also, please note that there are [Read more…]
Welcome back guest author Zachary Ott with a photo review of the snacks found at Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea!
Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea offer some fun and unexpected eats for guests! Check out what we uncovered!
This is one of the many Disney-branded vending machines selling an assortment of soda, tea, and juice drinks.
Numerous popcorn carts dot the landscape of both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. This particular cart, found outside the Winnie the Pooh themed attraction, sells popcorn flavored with honey and matching popcorn buckets.
Other popcorn flavors included: Curry, Sea Salt, Strawberry, and Maple.
These were two of the bakery options available off of Main Street. On the left is a Mickey Icon shaped banana bread and on the right is a semi-sweet melon bread baked to look like Mike from Monsters Inc.
Here are more examples of fake [Read more…]
Join us in welcoming Zachary Ott today! His guest review takes us to the Queen of Hearts Banquet Hall — a Buffeteria in Tokyo Disneyland Resort themed to, what else?, Alice in Wonderland!
One of our favorite eats was at the Queen of Hearts Banquet Hall. Here are some of the pictures of the beautiful and over the top themeing on the exterior of the restaurant.
These two fun themed vending machines actually emitted steam from the top and spout at random intervals.
Detailed in these pictures is the [Read more…]
Happy New Year! The first Disney Food Post Round-Up of 2011 is here! But first — two important bits of news:
- The 2010 DFB Choice Award Winners have been announced! Thanks to all who participated!
- The Via Napoli pizza take-out window is open in Epcot — but will it stay open? Here’s our guest review!
And now, on to the round-up!
WDW for Grownups has a piece about late night eating in Disney World.
Laughing Place reviews Tokyo Disneyland’s Club 33.
Main Street Gazette, in one of my favorite posts ever, reminds us of Disney’s former partnership with McDonald’s with a series of photos of old Happy Meal Epcot World Showcase toys!
Yesterland looks at Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship and Restaurant in Disneyland.
Everything WDW has updated info on using adult and child counter service credits from the Disney Dining Plan.
Cooking With Mickey shows us how to make Chef Mickey’s Breakfast Pizza!