|05-29-2009, 11:52 AM||#1|
Disney Bride June 19th 2006
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Norwich, England
But We Haven't Lost Last Years Weight Yet! COMPLETED PAGE 32!
Helloooooooo and welcome to my brand new food report! I had great fun writing last years, so I’m back for another go!
MEDICAL DISCLAIMER!! I am afraid to say you are not going to see much healthy food over the course of this review. There is, however, a medical reason!!! Yes, I am able to justify the diet you are about to see before you! I suffer a bit of an ongoing tummy problem, which has been getting a lot worse lately. When I went to the doctor he asked me about my diet. I proudly (and a little smugly) told him that I eat about 8 portions of fruit and veg a day. He advised me that this is “too healthy” and I needed to cut back.
Well, as you will see, I am never one to ignore doctor’s orders!!!!!!!!!
So let me introduce us, I am Sonya and my DH is Tony. We have been together 7 years, been to Disney 6 times in that time (in 2004 I won a holiday to Australia so we couldn’t go to Florida . . . ironically I only entered the competition to try and win the 2nd prize which was cash, in order to pay for a Florida trip!), and in 2006 we got married in Disney’s wedding pavilion. We love us a bit of Disney.
Things we don’t like – seafood and small portions, so you won’t see much of them here! Apart from that we are pretty much anything goes, diet-wise!
This year’s trip was quite long! We spent two weeks in Orlando from May 2nd – 16th, and then a week on the Disney Magic cruising the Western Caribbean! That’s a lot of food . . . that’s a lot of weight to gain. Tony has already weighed himself . . . it wasn’t pretty. I am holding off for a week or so!
This is us on the formal night on board. Hi there!!
Had a bit of a rough start to the trip – we were meant to be staying at Port Orleans Riverside . . . when we arrived they told us Virgin (our TA’s) had cancelled the booking 10 days earlier, and the hotel was full!!!!! Thank goodness for Disney customer service is all I can say. They found us a room at French Quarter (where we stayed last year and loved) and we decided to stay there for the full two weeks (nearer to the beignets!!). Took a few days for the TA to sort out the dining plan (which we were on for the first time) and our park tickets, as they were cancelled as well, but we got there in the end! And yes, there is a 6 page complaint letter in the post to our travel agents as we speak!!! And no, stress doesn’t put us off our food!
So without further ado, a list below of the places we will be reviewing! We went to a mix of old and new places (to us) this year, and have a new surprise favourite!
Boma – breakfast-p20
Boma - dinner - p22
Le Cellier – lunch p11
T-Rex – dinner p11
California Grill - dinner p13
Ohanas – dinner p15
50’s Primetime – dinner p p17
Kona Café – breakfast p25
The Wave - dinner - p20
1900 Park Fayre – dinner p19
Chefs De France – lunch - p23
Nine Dragons – dinner - p27
Crystal Palace – dinner - p25
Beaches n Cream – lunch and dinner - p23 & p30
Chef Mickey – breakfast - p27
Grand Floridian café – lunch - p29
Raglan Road – dinner -p29
House of Blues - p25
Riverside Mill Food court – dinner - page 3
Sassagoula Floatworks – breakfast (many times!) Page 7, 11 13, 15, 17, 22 25 &29
Earl of Sandwich – lunch (4 times) Page 7, p20 p27m p30
Cookes of Dublin – lunch - page 13
Wolfgang Puck Express – breakfast and lunch p15 & p23
Peco Bills - lunch p19
Pizzafari – lunch - p22
Captain Cook’s – breakfast p19
Casey’s - lunch - p25
Ghirardelli’s (about 25 times!) p11, 15, 25, 27
Sunshine Seasons p11
Goofy’s Candy Store p11 & 25
Main Street Bakery (too many times!) p19, p25, p30
Mini Donut Hut - Blizzard Beach p15
Kaka Gori - p23
Kringla Bakeri - p23
Riverside Mill food court p3, p20
Popcorn stand p13
Dinosaur Gerties p13
Anandapur Icecream Truck - p22
Pretzel stand - p17
Sleepy Hollow - p25
Tony Romas - dinner - page 7
Market Street Café, Celebration – lunch - p17
Buffalo Wild Wings – lunch - p25
Starbucks – snack - page 7
Plus 7 nights of fabulous food onboard the Disney Magic! Page 32
Hope some of you can join me for these reviews! Will get the first review up tomorrow!
Sonya and dogs Wilbur & Milly
Disney trips:- 1989 - WDW Off Site; 1990 - DLR off site; 1997 - Disneyland Paris off site; 1997 -WDW off site; 2002 - WDW off site; 2003 - WDW off site; 2005 - WDW AS Movies; 2006 - WDW CBR (Disneymoon and Disney Wedding Pavillion Bride!); 2007 -DLR off site; 2008 - WDW POFQ; 2009 - DCL-A week on the Disney Magic (Western) + WDW POFQ; 2010 - Disneyland Paris Hotel Cheyenne; 2010 - WDW Saratoga Springs Resort / Universal RPR 2010 -Pop Century; 2012 - Fantasy cruise
Take a peek at my 2009 reviews "But We Haven't Lost Last Years Weight Yet"! http://www.disboards.com/showthread....5#post32039625
Check out my 2008 food report "Gluttony . . . Pure Gluttony" http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1837106
2010 food review - "The Piggies are back . . . and this time they're hungry" http://www.disboards.com/showthread....9#post38731959
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|05-29-2009, 12:15 PM||#2|
Join Date: May 2005
! I can't believe it's already time for another one of your fantabulous reports! I don't want to miss a word (or a bite!)
I can't believe what happened with your TA, I am so sorry! Kind of a rotten start, but POFQ is so lovely, and even closer to DTD with a short trip to POR, so really the next best thing!
|05-29-2009, 12:32 PM||#5|
Join Date: Apr 2006
Yeah! You started your new trippie!!! I am SO in!!!!!!!!!!
Can't wait to read all about your delicious adventures, what will you get me hooked on this time? Last time it was Magic Cookie bars and Krispy Kreme!
Players: Karin Tom Find our trips here: Magicaldisneytrips
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|05-29-2009, 12:32 PM||#6|
Join Date: Feb 2006
Looking forward to the report! So sorry your trip started out like that!
Nov. 2006 POFQJuly 2007 PolyAug. 2008 PolyAug. 2009 Poly
|05-29-2009, 12:37 PM||#7|
Trips on painted lines in parking lots
Plankton's evil minion
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: OFallon, Missouri
Midwestern US stomach checking in ...
2009 Food Reviews: Pie That Brownie, Fruitcake!
2008 Food Reviews: We Smelled It; It Had to be Eaten!
2007 Food Reviews: Hungry are the Damned!!
2007 Food Reviews: The Food was not Undelicious!
2006 Food Reviews: As God As My Witness, I'll Never Be Hungry Again!
Join us on the community board for non-Disney food porn and continued good-time tomfoolery: Bendy-Friendies V.4
Feeling Adventurous? Visit Our Food & Travel Blog: Gastropod Travels
|05-29-2009, 01:36 PM||#8|
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Kansas City, MISSOURI
Ready and waiting!!!
|05-29-2009, 01:42 PM||#9|
Join Date: May 2008
Location: West Midlands, UK
I really enjoyed your last report and we're off to POFQ in 10 days ..... so I'm in!!!!
|05-29-2009, 02:05 PM||#10|
It is pretty darn sad when a valet picks you out as a big Boma eater
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Naples Florida
Cannot wait to hear all about it, especially POFQ since we are staying there for the first time next week and again in Oct.
I would love to spend a Dis vacation like yours!
December 2012 trip with KatMark and Family!
October 2012 The big 40th Birthday Trip!
October 2011 Live Dining Reviews, F&W, Birthday, Early Anniversary & Halloween!
May 2011 Todd's Birthday Trip
February 2011 A Valentine's Gift Weekend!
November 2010 Live Dining Reviews, F&W, Anniversary and Xmas all rolled into one!
November 2009 Dining Reviews
October 2009 Live Dining Reviews F&W time!
August 2009 Live Dining Reviews
June 2009 Live Dining Reviews
March 2009 Live Dining Reviews
January 2009 Live Dining Reviews..with KIDS!
October 2008 Live Dining Reviews
August 2008 Live Dining Reviews
June 2008 Dining Reviews!
March/April 2008 Live Reviews
|05-29-2009, 02:11 PM||#12|
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Plymouth, MA
Wow! I think I just finished your last review. LOL! Yay - that means no lapse between reviews...Can't wait to read more. I loved your last review.
|05-29-2009, 02:33 PM||#14|
Or I could call it the postalabration
Now I know to wear flip flops!
Got engaged on a trip to Disneyland Paris
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Surrey, UK
Oooooh, I can't wait for the reviews to start!!!
Loooove your previous one!
Lovely cruise photos too!
WDW: 1994-I Drive / 2009-AKL / 2011-Disney Wedding -AKL-GF RPC-BW-BLT
DLRP 1997-HNY / 2000-SL / 2008-SL / 2009-DLH / 2012-HNY
DLR: 2005-Day Trip
|05-29-2009, 02:44 PM||#15|
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Horsham pa
Looking forward to your report hope with lots of pics to help me pick some of my 8 dinner chioces .
Mike from Philly Hope one day soon to be from Orlando.
First deluxe stay Wilderness Lodge Dec 2010 with parents,Sis,Bro in Law 3 nrphews one of which my godson and his first Disney trip.September 2009 Pop 33rd Bday free dining trip was awesome. Been at Pop once in 2008 for World Series game 2 in Tampa and Port Orleans Riverside March 2008 family trip with parents and sis's family
It all started in 1980 and then 1985 and 1988 .No trips for 17 years and in 2005 I was at my 2nd home for the Superbowl what a story and since my Disney love went on. Can't wait for my next trip is the Hooneymoon in November 2012. Check out my internet show at [url]www.philliebeerman.com
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