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Old 08-28-2011, 07:19 AM   #1
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Talking 23 Nights, 40 ADRS, too many food pics to count!! COMPLETED 01/22!

After two whole years away from Disney we’re finally heading back. As usual we’ll be doing a lot of eating as we have the deluxe dining plan for 15 whole nights, which will mean tons of food porn!

This will be my third dining report on the Dis, and our fifth visit to the world. If you want to read my previous reports you can find them here:

2009 - http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2275706
2008 - http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1980338

Who are we:

Me: 31 years old, will eat pretty much anything unless it’s spicy. I have a love for cocktails and desserts and can’t wait to indulge in both on this trip! I’m the planner of our trips, and have driven DH mad for the past six months, constantly tweaking our ADRs and resort (I think I've had seven different hotels booked for the last section of this trip!!)

DH: 39 years old. If you’ve read my previous reports you’ll have seen that DH was completely vegetarian, eating no meat or fish. In the past two years he’s started to eat fish occasionally when dining out, so this time it will only be a partly vegetarian report.

Where are we staying:

This is going to be our longest trip yet, from the 8th September until 1st October!!
15 nights at the Beach Club on the DxDDP
5 nights at Royal Pacific Resort, where we’ll spend time at Universal (can’t wait to see Harry Potter), go to Halloween Horror nights, and visit Seaworld for the first time ever.
Finally 3 nights at the Contemporary, where we plan to enjoy the F&W festival and MNSSHP.

The itinerary:

Travel Day
Beaches & Cream

9/9
B: Chef Mickeys
L: The Wave
D: La Hacienda

10/9
B: Beach Club Marketplace
L: Yak n Yeti
D: Artist Point

11/9
B: Captains Grille
D: Hollywood Brown Derby

12/9
L: Coral Reef
D: Nine Dragons

13/9
L: Sanaa
D: Narcoosees

14/9
L: Sci Fi Diner
D: Jiko

15/9
L: Wolfgang Puck Cafe + Candy Cauldron
D: Yachtsman Steakhouse

16/9
B: ‘Ohana (New to us, very excited about breakfast with Stitch)
L: Kona Cafe
D: Room Service

17/9
L: Tusker House
D: Citricos

18/9
L: Tokyo Dining & Caramel treats
D: Cinderellas Royal Table

19/9
L: Chefs de France & Caramel treats
D: Le Cellier

20/9
B: Grand Floridian Cafe (New to us)
L: Liberty Tree Tavern
D: Kouzzina

21/9
L: 50’s Prime Time
D: Flying Fish

22/9
B: Cape May Cafe
L: Via Napoli
D: California Grill

23/9
B: Kouzzina

We’ll have 60 snack credits to fit in here too, but not sure how!
This will be the end the dining plan part of the trip so for the last week I have a more relaxed plan which is subject to change. We’re staying club level at Royal Pacific so we’ll mostly just have a late lunch, then use the appetisers for a light meal in the evening.


24/9
L: Bubba Gumps

25/9
L: Emerils

26/9
D: Tchoup Chop

27/9
L: Nascar Cafe & snacks

28/9
L: Mythos

29/9
B:Kona Cafe
L: F&W festival soft opening
D: V&A Queen Victoria Room Part 1
D: V&A Queen Victoria Room Part 2

30/9
L: F&W Festival
D: California Grill

1/10
L: Fulton's Crab House & Journey Home


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Old 08-28-2011, 08:41 AM   #2
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I am in! This sounds amazing and I cannot wait to read your reviews. Have a magical and wonderful vacation!!!
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Old 08-28-2011, 02:15 PM   #3
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Wow!! Sounds heavenly. I can't wait to hear all about it. Have a great trip!!
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Old 08-28-2011, 02:23 PM   #4
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Have a great trip!!
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Old 08-28-2011, 03:44 PM   #5
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This sounds too good to be true! So excited! Now I am going to be anxiously awaiting October!!!!
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Old 08-28-2011, 04:07 PM   #6
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I am very looking forward to your reviews. I so envy you. I wish we could stay for 2 weeks at a time but have a feeling DS's school will not be happy after a week.
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Old 08-28-2011, 04:26 PM   #7
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Wow that line up of ADRs is incredible! Hope you have a great trip and can't wait to read the reviews!
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Old 08-28-2011, 07:56 PM   #8
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Old 08-28-2011, 07:21 PM   #9
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No!! Tell him to go all vegetarian!! Trust me, just two years ago I was eating a 10 piece chicken nugget meal at McD amd now I'm a VEGAN!! If he likes seafood, tell him to try the Yves shrimp scampi/one other seafood option too. It is DELICIOUS! He'll never miss the fish!
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Old 08-28-2011, 07:24 PM   #10
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Can't wait for pics!
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Old 08-31-2011, 07:36 PM   #11
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Love, Love, Love the ADR line up! I can't wait to read (and drool) all about it!
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Old 09-10-2011, 10:58 PM   #12
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After two whole years away from Disney we’re finally heading back. As usual we’ll be doing a lot of eating as we have the deluxe dining plan for 15 whole nights, which will mean tons of food porn!

This will be my third dining report on the Dis, and our fifth visit to the world. If you want to read my previous reports you can find them here:

2009 - http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2275706
2008 - http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1980338

Who are we:

Me: 31 years old, will eat pretty much anything unless it’s spicy. I have a love for cocktails and desserts and can’t wait to indulge in both on this trip! I’m the planner of our trips, and have driven DH mad for the past six months, constantly tweaking our ADRs and resort (I think I've had seven different hotels booked for the last section of this trip!!)

DH: 39 years old. If you’ve read my previous reports you’ll have seen that DH was completely vegetarian, eating no meat or fish. In the past two years he’s started to eat fish occasionally when dining out, so this time it will only be a partly vegetarian report.

Where are we staying:

This is going to be our longest trip yet, from the 8th September until 1st October!!
15 nights at the Beach Club on the DxDDP
5 nights at Royal Pacific Resort, where we’ll spend time at Universal (can’t wait to see Harry Potter), go to Halloween Horror nights, and visit Seaworld for the first time ever.
Finally 3 nights at the Contemporary, where we plan to enjoy the F&W festival and MNSSHP.

The itinerary:

Travel Day
Beaches & Cream

9/9
B: Chef Mickeys (New to us)
L: The Wave
D: La Hacienda

10/9
L: Yak n Yeti
D: Artist Point

11/9
B: Captains Grille (New to us)
D: Hollywood Brown Derby (fantasmic package, haven’t seen F! since 2007 so really looking forward to this)

12/9
L: Coral Reef
D: Nine Dragons (New to us)

13/9
L: Sanaa
D: Narcoosees

14/9
L: Sci Fi Diner
D: Jiko

15/9
L: Wolfgang Puck Cafe
D: Yachtsman Steakhouse

16/9
B: ‘Ohana (New to us, very excited about breakfast with Stitch)
L: Kona Cafe
D: Room Service (figure we’ll be ready for a night chilling out about this time)

17/9
L: Tusker House
D: Citricos

18/9
L: Tokyo Dining
D: Cinderellas Royal Table

19/9
L: Chefs de France
D: Le Cellier

20/9
B: Grand Floridian Cafe (New to us)
L: Liberty Tree Tavern
D: Kouzinna

21/9
L: 50’s Prime Time (New to us)
D: Flying Fish

22/9
B: Cape May Cafe (New to us)
L: Via Napoli (New to us, and looking forward to trying the pizza!)
D: California Grill

23/9
B: Kouzzina

We’ll have 60 snack credits to fit in here too, but not sure how!
This will be the end the dining plan part of the trip so for the last week I have a more relaxed plan which is subject to change. We’re staying club level at Royal Pacific so we’ll mostly just have a late lunch, then use the appetisers for a light meal in the evening.

L: Three Broomsticks (hopefully if it’s not too busy)

24/9
L: Bubba Gumps (new to us, DH never wanted to go when he was vegetarian but is looking forward to it now he eats fish)

25/9
L: Emerils (new to us, and looking forward to trying it)

26/9
D: Tchoup Chop

27/9
L: Cheesecake factory (Really looking forward to their cheesecake)

28/9
L: Mythos
D: Contempo Cafe (we’ll check in at the Contemporary this afternoon)

29/9
B:Kona Cafe
L: F&W festival soft opening (hopefully)
D: V&A Queen Victoria Room (so excited for this meal!)

30/9
L: F&W Festival
D: California Grill

1/10
L: AMC Fork and Dine before heading to MCO for our 7:30PM flight home.


I’ll be taking photos of all these meals, and although I won’t be doing a live report I will be taking my Macbook, so hope to get a few updates done while we’re away.
Have a great time and I am sure you will not go hungry...
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Wow! What a trip you have planned....so jealous! I cannot wait to follow along with you and your DH.
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Glad you enjoyed the airport food even if the prawns were overcooked. That afternoon tea and scones sounds yummy!

Oh my I'm drooling over that No Way Jose and can't wait to try one next week!
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Old 09-11-2011, 10:49 AM   #15
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I really wanted to try Beaches & Cream on our most recent trip, but we couldn't fit it in. After seeing the picture of that sundae I am going to make it fit in to our next trip! Yum!
I'm glad you're going to make room for B&C, the sundae was fab!

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That ice cream looks awesome!!!! We always stop @ Ghirardelli's but we might have to do both this trip!!! I mean PB & Fudge? Hello Vacation!
Thank you. I've never got round to trying Ghiradellis but I loved that sundae, it was so rich though!

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I'm in! It looks great and I can't wait to see more!! Hope you have a blast on your vacation.
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I'm in! This will get me all worked up for my trip in 35 days!
Thank you. And hope you have a fantastic trip.

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Oh. My. Goodness. This would be a dream trip for sure!!!! Have a wonderful time. Really surprised at how fancy-dancy the food was on your flight!

I love B&C. Never had a bad meal here, although I think it's safe to say I'd skip that wrap. I don't mind eating vegetarian, and we do 1-2 times a week, but that didn't look appealing if it was cold.

Have a magical trip! Cannot wait to read all about it. I'll wave as I walk by your resort--we'll be there Sept 23-Oct 2.
Thank you. Yeah, I think DH would have been better off with the veggie burger, but he'll know that for next time. You'll be checking in just as we'll be checking out of the Beach Club and heading to Universal. Hope you have a fantastic trip.

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Have a great time and I am sure you will not go hungry...
Thank you. We'll definitely not go hungry, I haven't finished a meal yet and we're on day 4 of the trip. We're also already seriously behind on using snack credits, having only used 3 so far. I have a feeling we'll be bringing a lot of snacks home for work colleagues and friends!
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