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Old 10-23-2010, 08:24 PM   #1486
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I'm so glad that you had such a wonderful birthday dinner!! And the Coral Reef looks amazing as well!! Figment--how fun! We took our girls on the Figment ride for the 1st time in May! They LOVED it!! It brought back memories for me!! Can't wait to read more!
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Old 10-24-2010, 07:11 AM   #1487
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I definitely need to learn to incorporate more lazy mornings into our trips, yours sounds heavenly

The picture of the Mahi Mahi brings back fond memories of that dish, it was so good! I'm still bummed that I missed the lobster ravioli on the menu, that would have been my choice if I had seen it. If you remember from my report, we loved the food and atmosphere at Coral Reef but our service was not so good. I totally agree with you though that everyone needs to make up their own mind about a particular restaurant, people's tastes and experiences are different
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Old 10-24-2010, 03:41 PM   #1488
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What a nice birthday dinner! I love all of the cousins pictures-- so nice that the kids got to hang out! Also, LOVE Katie's dress! Does she want to share her Lilly wardrobe with me?
Seems like this Epcot day was really nice! I completely agree with you about Disney. Most people LOVE Ohana-- we hated it. I heard lots of negative things about Coral Reef, and like you guys, we adored it! It was the best dinner of our trip.
Can't wait to hear about Narcossee's-- on the top of our list for our next trip!
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Old 10-24-2010, 08:54 PM   #1489
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Subscribing! Spent all morning reading what you've posted so far. Can't wait to hear the rest!

Oh, where do you get all your daughter's cute outfits? My 3yo needs some for our next trip.
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Old 10-24-2010, 09:26 PM   #1490
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Wonderful update, my husband loves Jiko (in fact he loved it so much our last night at AKL..he called to see if he can have it as a room service...a Jiko CM come to our room to give us the menu for that night and we ordered. It was wonderful. My son loved the playground and the pool at AKL. We did enjoy our stay at AKL but I hated the beds and the buses).
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Old 10-24-2010, 09:41 PM   #1491
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Great updates. Jiko looks very yummy! Glad you got some more shopping and ice cream!!
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Old 10-25-2010, 08:25 AM   #1492
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I've been to Coral Reef once and loved it!

I'll have to try the Lobster Ravioli next time! YUM
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Old 10-25-2010, 09:20 AM   #1493
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I'm glad you enjoyed your birthday dinner. It was thoughtful of your SIL to see that you got the items you wanted for your birthday.

We also enjoyed Coral Reef when we went. I think it was my husband's favorite meal of our trip.
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Old 10-25-2010, 12:03 PM   #1495
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Yummmm....JIKO......we also had an excellent meal there last month- it was my third visit, and I think it was fabulous! The Taste of Africa is what they serve every night on the CL (or at least most of it). So when we went we didn't order that, we had a goat cheese flatbread and the duck, both of which were incredible.

Great way to spend your birthday!!

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Old 10-25-2010, 12:44 PM   #1496
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Wonderful updates! I have yet to try Jiko, but it's HIGH on the list for a future date night, or when Henry is old enough to sit at least a bit still in a restaurant over dinner.

Sounds like a pretty perfect day here too - relaxing at the pool and Epcot. GREAT picture of your DH with the kids in Bruce!!!
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Old 10-25-2010, 01:25 PM   #1497
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Love the pictures of your family at AKL and Jiko. Great memories of the cousins together.

That food looks beyond yummy! Jiko and California Grill are on the top of my list of places I HAVE to try soon. Haha!

I agree with you that as much as the reviews might be helpful sometimes the best thing is to try it for ourselves. I was a little hesitant about Coral Reef also but honestly have no complaints about it. My mouth starts watering just thinking about that mahi- mahi and the chocolate wave. Hmmm....

Have a great week!

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Old 10-25-2010, 02:10 PM   #1498
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Found your report and I have enjoyed reading every line. I am all caught up and cant wait for the next installment!
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Old 10-25-2010, 09:58 PM   #1499
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I checked your TR at the most perfect time. I loved reading about your meal at Jiko because I am really looking forward to eating there in May. But what's with the burnt bread?

And yours was the second great review I read about the Coral Reef. Those ravioli look amazing. Yum!

How great to have a quiet morning just to relax.
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I have been following (lurking!) along with your report the whole time. I am really enjoying it. You have a beautiful family. I can't wait to hear about your 'pick-a-pearl' experience. My daughter (17) did this in Japan as well and loved it! She actually got two pearls in her shell! It's such a great experience and souvenir from WDW.
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