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VeganRazzleDazzle
05-27-2010, 09:16 AM
Okay so all of the TS are ADR's, which there are alot of! Looking forward to comments, feedback, etc. I have Ohana on there twice, in hopes of a chef TJ experience! Both are days that I heard he works so we'll see!
So here we go...


Who we are:

Jessica (Me) :littleangel: - Vegan Disney Lover & Foodie of the Family

Dave (DH) - popcorn:: Likes to eat!

David (DS3) :charac4: - Eats a lot for his age!

Here is our Fam:
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o81/JessHaze/fam.jpg

And some pics of us from AK in mid May:
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o81/JessHaze/disney5.jpg

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o81/JessHaze/disney6-1.jpg

Sorry, I had too.... :rotfl2:
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o81/JessHaze/disney4.jpg



Where we're staying:
Pop Century Resort

Dates:
August 29th - September 3rd

:confused3I Started making changes, Uh-Oh! :confused3

The Restaurants:

Day 1
L- Pop Century Food Court
D- Ohana

Day 2
B- Kouzzina
L- Beaches and Cream
D- Sanaa

Day 3: Magic Kingdom
B- 1900 Park Fare (Changed to Crystal Palace)
L- Columbia Harbor House (Changed to Main Street Bakery)
D- The Crystal Palace (Changed to Kona Cafe)

Day 4
B- Chef Mickey's
L- Wolfgang Puck Cafe
D- Ohana

Day 5: Islands of Adventure
B- Confisco Grille (Breakfast with Spiderman at IOA)
L- Not much to eat in IOA as a vegan, will probably stop by Jamba Juice after
D- Boma (Yep, back to Disney for Dinner)

Day 6: Hollywood Studios
B- Pop Century Food Court (Changed to Boma)
L- 50's Prime Time Cafe
D- Mama Melrose Italiano


What do you think of my changes???

Coming Soon: Full Trip Report with Pics (After Trip)

MelanieC
05-29-2010, 10:17 PM
Joining in. I'm a new vegan and this will be my first trip as a vegan. We are going in July.

VeganRazzleDazzle
05-30-2010, 09:40 PM
Joining in. I'm a new vegan and this will be my first trip as a vegan. We are going in July.



Can't wait to hear about your trip. Do you have any plans for dining yet? We will be there a few weeks after you! :yay:

MelanieC
05-31-2010, 05:49 PM
We usually do mostly sit downs, but after doing free dining for half our trip last year everyone wants to try the QSDP for the last 9 nights of the trip. The first 5 nights are without a meal plan as we are going to SW IOA and US.

Here is my loose plan

All breakfasts are just breakfast type bars in the room. I have to research what kinds I can eat, but I'm sure that won't be too hard. I may get the Odwalla Super Protein bars that are vegan and have 14 g of protein in them.

7/17 - Saturday
Pop Century - Most likely eat at the hotel that evening

7/18 - Sunday
Sea World - Lunch at Sea World, not sure about dinner. I think they want to go to Hooters, and since there isn't anything vegan there I'll most liklely grab somthing back at the hotel afterwards. I might be able to have some french fries there, lol.

7/19 -Monday
Island of Adventures - Lunch at Moe's at City Walk, dinner ?, maybe at hotel

7/20 - Tuesday
Universal Studios - Lunch at Moes' at City Walk, dinner ?, maybe at hotel or somewhere else on property

7/21 - Wednesday
IOA/US - Lunch at Moe's at City walk, Dinner at Boma - for my birthday dinner!!!

7/22 - 8/1 - QSDP, so breakfast and lunch are at CS.
We will be at Disney and are planning 2 days at each park and 1 extra day, either at MK or Epcot.

AK 2 days, I'll either have the veggie burger with the dairy free bun and fries at Restaurantasaurus or go by myself over to AKL to Mara. Dinner will be at Mara, at least for me, since it closes early.

DHS 2 days, Most likely I'll have the Grilled Veggie sandwich w/o cheese at the Backlot express. I also may try the Whole wheat veggie pita at Starring Rolls cafe - I think it doesn't have cheese? These are pre-made so I have to verify, and I know they don't always have them. There is also another veggie sandwich at Studio Catering company, but I'm not sure if by removing cheese if it's vegan.

Epcot -2 or 3 days, I'll eat my meals at Tangerine cafe and Sunshines Seasons. Enough variety between the 2, I'll be happy.

MK- 2 or 3 days, So easy here. Veggie tacos at El Pirata y el Perico, lighthouse sandwich without slaw at Columbia Harbor House, veggie burger at either Cosmic Ray's or Peco's Bill (only if I really love it at AK), veggie wrap at Cosmic Rays, Vegetable flatbread at Golden Oak Outpost. I also want to go over to the Grand Floridian and try the tabouleh sandwich.

It was sort of freeing not making ADR's this year. I only had to make the one at Boma. Let's just say that since it's my only sit down this trip..........I'm going to really enjoy it!!

Vegcentric
05-31-2010, 08:05 PM
Awesome! More vegan dining reviews...bring it on! I'll be joining in, of course :)

VeganRazzleDazzle
06-01-2010, 10:40 AM
Just so you know, Pizzafari at AK has a rice crust pizza and soy cheese. Their regular sauce is also vegan. It takes a bit of time for them to make it though. It was kinda a lot of standing around. :confused3

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I can't wait to go! Just wish it would never end! :cool1:

MelanieC
06-01-2010, 03:47 PM
Just so you know, Pizzafari at AK has a rice crust pizza and soy cheese. Their regular sauce is also vegan. It takes a bit of time for them to make it though. It was kinda a lot of standing around. :confused3

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I can't wait to go! Just wish it would never end! :cool1:

How did it taste? I thought about going there too. My family will be eating lunch at Pizzafari both days. They love the hot deli sandwich.

I figured I'd try the veggie burger, would love eating with my family though. We go early when it first opens. Luckily we are early lunch people........because we eat light in the room and are hungry as soon as the restaurants open. Plus it's less crowded then.

VeganRazzleDazzle
06-01-2010, 05:57 PM
It was pretty good. It wasn't like 5 star or anything, but I didn't expect it to be from Pizzafari!

MelanieC
06-01-2010, 07:43 PM
I hear you. I have never ordered pizza at disney CS for that very reason. That is why it scares me a little with the new crust and I've never tried vegan cheese before (although I just bought some Daiya to try).

MamaPotts
06-05-2010, 11:25 PM
Yeah, another review to follow. I'm an aspiring vegan and our trip in August will be our first with me following a plant-based diet. We'll be in a DVC room, so I'm bringing along things to be able to make at least one meal a day in our room. I feel for our poor neighbors who'll be hearing the VitaMix early in the morning. And I'll be bringing ingredients to make oatmeal, vegan muffins, pancakes, etc. for breakfast. I'm trying to keep the budget low on this trip.

Your reviews (along with Vegcentric and V_gan ... those who I've inadvertently left off, please forgive me) have been so helpful! Looking forward to more!

Vegcentric
06-06-2010, 01:36 AM
Yeah, another review to follow. I'm an aspiring vegan and our trip in August will be our first with me following a plant-based diet. We'll be in a DVC room, so I'm bringing along things to be able to make at least one meal a day in our room. I feel for our poor neighbors who'll be hearing the VitaMix early in the morning. And I'll be bringing ingredients to make oatmeal, vegan muffins, pancakes, etc. for breakfast. I'm trying to keep the budget low on this trip.

Your reviews (along with Vegcentric and V_gan ... those who I've inadvertently left off, please forgive me) have been so helpful! Looking forward to more!

Cool! Good luck with your trip in August. You'll have to write up some reviews for when you return. I'm not going until October and I'm trying to soak up as much information as possible. Thank goodness for all the vegans we have on disboards!

VeganRazzleDazzle
06-06-2010, 08:14 AM
Yeah, another review to follow. I'm an aspiring vegan and our trip in August will be our first with me following a plant-based diet. We'll be in a DVC room, so I'm bringing along things to be able to make at least one meal a day in our room. I feel for our poor neighbors who'll be hearing the VitaMix early in the morning. And I'll be bringing ingredients to make oatmeal, vegan muffins, pancakes, etc. for breakfast. I'm trying to keep the budget low on this trip.

Your reviews (along with Vegcentric and V_gan ... those who I've inadvertently left off, please forgive me) have been so helpful! Looking forward to more!


I'm booked for the end of August. Have fun on your trip, and good luck with your veganism! :thumbsup2

Cat0727
06-06-2010, 03:44 PM
Joining in. Your ADRs look great! :)

VeganRazzleDazzle
06-08-2010, 09:05 PM
Joining in. Your ADRs look great! :)


Thanks! I kept contimplating making changes but decided to just leave it! Seems much easier yet still delicious! :yay:

MamaPotts
06-08-2010, 10:53 PM
I kept contimplating making changes but decided to just leave it!
You are so much better than me! I just keep on adding ADRs based on all the reviews I've been reading. I must stop that! :rolleyes1

VeganRazzleDazzle
06-09-2010, 09:29 AM
You are so much better than me! I just keep on adding ADRs based on all the reviews I've been reading. I must stop that! :rolleyes1


I'm definately not any better. :lmao:

It is very very tempting to change based on some of the reviews. I've heard some bad things about 1900 Park Fare, and Crystal Palace Dinner and how I should switch CP to breakfast so we can get into the park before rope drop, etc. :confused3

Ayway, I decided just to stick with it because if I change now I may have trouble finding the ADR time that I want again!

So I guess I will just wait and see what happens and hope I have some Disney magic of my own to tell you about. :wizard:

MelanieC
06-09-2010, 10:39 AM
I just paid off my final payment today, almost missed it. Woo hoo!!

iloveeeyore
06-09-2010, 11:07 AM
I am following, Jessica! I heard Chef TJ is the BEST! :cloud9: I hope you get him both times.

You PDR has inspired me that it's not too early to start mine!;)

VeganRazzleDazzle
06-09-2010, 11:20 AM
I just paid off my final payment today, almost missed it. Woo hoo!!



:cool1::cool1::cool1:

I have to pay my final payment by July 15th. It must be nice now that your whole trip is payed for you can just HAVE FUN on the trip! :banana:

VeganRazzleDazzle
06-09-2010, 11:23 AM
I am following, Jessica! I heard Chef TJ is the BEST! :cloud9: I hope you get him both times.

You PDR has inspired me that it's not too early to start mine!;)


I hope I get him both times too! If he is there the first night, I'm going to ask him if he'll be there the other night! I can't wait!!! :woohoo:

Looking forward to your PTR! :cheer2:

VeganRazzleDazzle
06-10-2010, 11:27 AM
bumped up for changes made!

mandibc11
06-10-2010, 11:39 AM
Not only did I change things weeks, and even days before our trip, I wound up changing a bunch of things once we got there! Now, I don't know if Disney keeps a certain amount of reservations available for the conscierge people at the resorts, but it was very strange how ANY reservation I wanted at the last minute we were able to get, even though that same restaurant had been booked months ahead of time online!

VeganRazzleDazzle
06-10-2010, 11:55 AM
Not only did I change things weeks, and even days before our trip, I wound up changing a bunch of things once we got there! Now, I don't know if Disney keeps a certain amount of reservations available for the conscierge people at the resorts, but it was very strange how ANY reservation I wanted at the last minute we were able to get, even though that same restaurant had been booked months ahead of time online!

Ahhh....

Very good to know! Thanks! :thumbsup2

MelanieC
06-10-2010, 05:39 PM
Ahhh....

Very good to know! Thanks! :thumbsup2

Your going during free dining though, I wouldn't count on that happening!! It was almost impossible to get prior to going and pretty much not able to change when there when we were there last August.

But...........you never know, things are never the same twice :)

VeganCupcake
06-14-2010, 08:44 AM
SUBSCRIBING! You get back before I go, I'll be waiting for reviews with eager beaver anticipation!

MelanieC
07-02-2010, 01:58 PM
I leave two weeks from today - Yeah!!

Getting closer for both of us!

VeganRazzleDazzle
07-02-2010, 04:53 PM
Sure is! I payed my final payment today!!!! :cool1:

v_gan
07-02-2010, 09:26 PM
I'm excited about your reviews!

I can't believe you're eating dinner at 'Ohana one night, then Boma the next night, then going right back to Boma the next morning for breakfast! :lmao: I don't think I could fit that much food in. Well, ok.. I probably could. I'd just come back home about five pounds heavier.

I hope you have a great trip! Can't wait to hear about everything when you get back.

DsnyMama
07-03-2010, 12:08 AM
popcorn:: Can't wait for the reviews! You have several ADRs I :love:

VeganRazzleDazzle
07-03-2010, 02:37 PM
I'm excited about your reviews!

I can't believe you're eating dinner at 'Ohana one night, then Boma the next night, then going right back to Boma the next morning for breakfast! :lmao: I don't think I could fit that much food in. Well, ok.. I probably could. I'd just come back home about five pounds heavier.

I hope you have a great trip! Can't wait to hear about everything when you get back.

Thanks, I'm very excited! Only 57 more days!!! We are big eaters... I figured we are paying for DxDP so we'd better go to every restaurant we wanted to!!! :rotfl: I am already planning on my weight gain, my DH and I are having a little competition to see who can gain more!!!! :rotfl2: Luckily we lose weight fast...

popcorn:: Can't wait for the reviews! You have several ADRs I :love:

Glad you're joining in! I'm all prepped for people's strange looks while I take pictures of food, then proceed to stuff my face. :woohoo:

MelanieC
07-08-2010, 05:03 PM
We leave next Friday! Don't you just love Final payment :)

iloveeeyore
07-08-2010, 07:54 PM
Thanks for adding your pics. Your family is adorable!

VeganRazzleDazzle
07-09-2010, 06:05 PM
We leave next Friday! Don't you just love Final payment :)

I love having the option of paying in payments until the final payment is due!!! It makes disney seem so much more affordable! :wizard:

Thanks for adding your pics. Your family is adorable!

Thanks! I can't wait to go and take some new pics and food porn for the first time!!! :banana:

MelanieC
07-11-2010, 10:46 AM
We usually just wait and pay it off at the end. It is nice to have the option though. Back in the mid 90's when we first started going to Disney, I'd have everything completely saved including envelopes with spending money, food money etc. It was great, the vacation was completely paid for and we never really missed the money. I had envelopes for each day and I would mark the money I would need for each day like restaruants, stroller money, so much each day for snacks, if we had to buy tickets for that day, etc. I'd mark reservation numbers, the park we were going on, etc. on each envelope and seal it up when I had saved up that much. Then we would leave each of our envelopes in the safe in the room and just take the one for that day with us.

Now we are so lazy, we just charge everything to our room and pay on the Discover and pay the bill when we get home. We don't save seperately for Disney or vacations anymore.....just the normal savings.

I should try to pay throughout the year. I'd probably never miss it and it would be paid off and not one large sum.

We still owe for our first 5 nights for this trip. I only paid off the package portion of our trip.

VeganRazzleDazzle
07-11-2010, 06:02 PM
We usually just wait and pay it off at the end. It is nice to have the option though. Back in the mid 90's when we first started going to Disney, I'd have everything completely saved including envelopes with spending money, food money etc. It was great, the vacation was completely paid for and we never really missed the money. I had envelopes for each day and I would mark the money I would need for each day like restaruants, stroller money, so much each day for snacks, if we had to buy tickets for that day, etc. I'd mark reservation numbers, the park we were going on, etc. on each envelope and seal it up when I had saved up that much. Then we would leave each of our envelopes in the safe in the room and just take the one for that day with us.

Now we are so lazy, we just charge everything to our room and pay on the Discover and pay the bill when we get home. We don't save seperately for Disney or vacations anymore.....just the normal savings.

I should try to pay throughout the year. I'd probably never miss it and it would be paid off and not one large sum.

We still owe for our first 5 nights for this trip. I only paid off the package portion of our trip.


Yeah, isn't it great how easy and convenient they make it for us! Now on our trip we can be nice and lazy, just how I like it! :rotfl2: