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Old 06-22-2010, 10:24 AM   #1
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~We seldom report of having eaten too little~Sept 2010~COMPLETED 10/21~

We seldom report of having eaten too little...

Now there is an interesting thought (provided by Thomas Jefferson) and one that is very appropriate in this thread. How often have you read a dining review where someone opens with "Oh my god we were simply STARVING our whole week at Walt Disney World!"? That being said...

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Welcome to our Pre-Trip TRIP! Sept 2010 - Eating around the world to prepare for....eating around the world!


When: Sept 2nd (buffalo), Sept 3rd - 10th (WDW)

Where: Disney's Polynesian Resort, Lagoon View Club Level

Why: Celebrating my parents 30th wedding anniversary (and prepping for our F&W trip )

SEPTEMBER TABLE OF CONTENTS
Big News/Sept ADR Plans!
Dealing with an Indecisive DD (DDad and Disney Diner): The Tale of the Last-Minute Dining Changes
Good Morning! Good Morning!
Cracker Barrel
Wolfgang Puck Express/Poly CL Afternoon Snacks/Kona Island Sushi
Poly CL Breakfast/Liberty Tree Tavern/Poly CL Evening/La Cava del Tequila/Chefs de France
California Grill
Via Napoli
Jiko
California Grill - Round 2

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I'm Tink, I'm 25 and I have done a few Dining Reports in the past, most notably this past August & October. I also seem to be somewhat famous for *this* picture



At which most people go and then when they discover this is NOT Yoshi's Deluxe Platter but our insane first experience with California Grill Sushi that set us back $100 LOL. It was soooo worth it but we've never ordered that much since. Typically we stick to 2 or 3 rolls now.

My DIS-inspirations are MickeyNicki & oybolshoi. Their reports are fun, filled with pictures and great commentary


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Tink (Me): I'm 25. This will be my 37th trip to WDW. I am a true foodie and I love trying new restaurants and menu items. I take pictures of everything we eat each trip and love reviewing our meals.
Favorite Park: Epcot
Favorite Rides:
MK = Haunted Mansion & Splash Mountain
EP = Soarin
DHS = Tower of Terror & Toy Story Mania
AK = Expedition Everest & Kilimanjaro Safaris
Favorite Restaurants:
TS = California Grill, Jiko, Kona Cafe & Tokyo Dining
CS = Flame Tree BBQ & Wolfgang Puck Express
Favorite Snack: Make Your Own from Goofy's & Dole Whip


DMom: Age withheld at penalty of death It will be her 37th trip to WDW. She is punctual and easy going at the same time (She had to learn to be with my DDad and I who are both well....stubborn and perpetually late)
Favorite Park: Epcot
Favorite Rides: Soarin & Impressions de France
Favorite Restaurants: California Grill, Jiko, Kona Cafe, Tokyo Dining
Favorite Snack: Popcorn


DDad: Age withheld as well. It will be his 37th trip to WDW. He is as much a Disney freak as me but hides it better. His favorite part of the trip is the food and spending time at World Showcase. As mentioned above...He is stubborn and perpetually late (like me).
Favorite Park: Epcot
Favorite Rides: Pirates of the Caribbean, Soarin
Favorite Restaurants: California Grill, Jiko, Kona Cafe, Tokyo Dining
Favorite Snack: Dole Whip


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For all those interested, I have a blog, www.thedisneyfoodie.com, which features WDW dining news, articles of interest (such as "The Best Thing I Ever Ate....at WDW!") and LIVE updates from WDW!

For the previous editions of ~We seldom report of having eaten too little~ please click here for 2009 and here for March 2010.
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Old 06-22-2010, 03:20 PM   #2
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I'm confused! You said this was a F&W Pre TR, but you're traveling in March? I thought your last trip was in March?
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Old 06-22-2010, 03:35 PM   #3
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I'm confused! You said this was a F&W Pre TR, but you're traveling in March? I thought your last trip was in March?
LOL thank you! You caught me copying and pasting!

Because I was doing this while I was working, I didn't pay too much attention to the contents.

Let me revise this One sec!
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:32 AM   #4
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Moved to new thread: ~We seldom report of having eaten too little~ F&W 2010 Edition!
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:49 AM   #5
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I was disappointed that your other trip report is finished (snif, snif), but glad you are starting a pre-TR.

HILARIOUS rating system! The bar keeps getting raised. No wonder I haven't started my pre-TR. I'll have to get DH to help me - he's the witty one.

Where are you finding info on Via Napoli and Hacienda de San Angel? We're going in September and I keep waffling about my Epcot WS choices (Chefs and Tutto).
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I was disappointed that your other trip report is finished (snif, snif), but glad you are starting a pre-TR.

HILARIOUS rating system! The bar keeps getting raised. No wonder I haven't started my pre-TR. I'll have to get DH to help me - he's the witty one.

Where are you finding info on Via Napoli and Hacienda de San Angel? We're going in September and I keep waffling about my Epcot WS choices (Chefs and Tutto).
I'm sad my other report is finished too But only 4 months until Food & Wine and there is so much info trickling out from WDW that it will give me lots of things to write about here

Thanks! I love Ratatouille and it took me a while to settle on which characters and images I wanted to use for my rating system. As soon as I saw the "scared remy" and the "screaming remy" I knew that I had to use them!

The Disney Parks Blog has been posting info here and there on Via Napoli and Hacienda de San Angel, they are both set to open in September.

I've posted any info I know about them on my blog The Disney Foodie Blog
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You guys are nuts! You're going to eat F&W plates AND have ADRs three times a day.

I went to Epcot's F&W Festival for the first time last year and decided that when I go, I'm only going to make one or two ADRs for the whole week so that I can eat the little plates all day and all night long (weekdays only of course!)

I'm now following two of you who will be there. I will live vicariously through the two of you as I await 2011, when I can return and hopefully stay in the beautiful BCV, but enough about that! Can't wait to hear more about your trip and YAY! It's only four months away!
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Moved to new thread: ~We seldom report of having eaten too little~ F&W 2010 Edition!
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Old 07-12-2010, 10:16 AM   #9
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I'm so excited for this trip and more of your wonderful reviews! I love your rating system - so clever!
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I remember you Ratatouile Rating !!! I LOVE the F &W sample pix !!I will be ther 14th thru 19th!!!
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Moved to new thread: ~We seldom report of having eaten too little~ F&W 2010 Edition!
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Take me with you. Love your plans. This is awesome.
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OMG How did you eat all that!!!!It looks wonderful but I couldn't eat that much!!!Did you just sample each thing !!???
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