|08-28-2011, 07:19 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 2008
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.
Beaches & Cream
B: Chef Mickeys
L: The Wave
D: La Hacienda
B: Beach Club Marketplace
L: Yak n Yeti
D: Artist Point
B: Captains Grille
D: Hollywood Brown Derby
L: Coral Reef
D: Nine Dragons
L: Sci Fi Diner
L: Wolfgang Puck Cafe + Candy Cauldron
D: Yachtsman Steakhouse
B: ‘Ohana (New to us, very excited about breakfast with Stitch)
L: Kona Cafe
D: Room Service
L: Tusker House
L: Tokyo Dining & Caramel treats
D: Cinderellas Royal Table
L: Chefs de France & Caramel treats
D: Le Cellier
B: Grand Floridian Cafe (New to us)
L: Liberty Tree Tavern
L: 50’s Prime Time
D: Flying Fish
B: Cape May Cafe
L: Via Napoli
D: California Grill
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: Bubba Gumps
D: Tchoup Chop
L: Nascar Cafe & snacks
L: F&W festival soft opening
D: V&A Queen Victoria Room Part 1
D: V&A Queen Victoria Room Part 2
L: F&W Festival
D: California Grill
L: Fulton's Crab House & Journey Home
Last edited by iluvpluto27; 01-22-2012 at 11:01 AM.
|08-28-2011, 08:41 AM||#2|
OK, I must have really small ears
It is great to get exposure
Might get a tutorial from a student
Join Date: May 2000
Location: NJ but I wish I lived somewhere in Florida like Cinderella's Castle!
I am in! This sounds amazing and I cannot wait to read your reviews. Have a magical and wonderful vacation!!!
1/92 CBR;12/96 ASMu; 6/98 CSR; 6/00 GF; 4/01 Disneyland; 6/01 Polynesian; 12/01 AK and GF; 8/03 WL; 2/04 ASMu; 10/04 WL; 7/05 Polynesian; 10/05 WL; 7/06 WL; 9/06 GF; 7/07 POP and Polynesian; 12/07 WL; 8/08 Beach Club; 6/09 Beach Club; 7/10 Portofino Bay and Polynesian; 8/11 Royal Pacific and WL; 10/11 - Animal Kingdom Lodge for MNSSHP; 7 and 8/12 Split stay at POR (Royal Guest Room) and Wilderness Lodge again ; 8/13 WL OFC!; 11/13 - Disneyland Paradise Pier; 2/2014 Wilderness Lodge/RunDisney!; 8/2014 Hard Rock Hotel/Beach Club - Stone Harbor Club/Grand Floridian Sugar Loaf for my 40th Birthday!
|08-28-2011, 03:44 PM||#5|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Minneapolis, MN (Originally Ohio)
This sounds too good to be true! So excited! Now I am going to be anxiously awaiting October!!!!
|08-28-2011, 04:07 PM||#6|
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Cherry Hill, NJ
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.
|08-28-2011, 07:21 PM||#8|
"I'm the sweetest vegan you'll ever meet."
Join Date: May 2011
Location: 80 Miles from THE Ohio State University, but Florida real soon!
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!
|08-29-2011, 01:02 AM||#11|
Join Date: May 2008
|08-29-2011, 01:08 AM||#12|
Join Date: May 2008
Congratulations on going vegan. DH would never be able to do that, he loves cheese too much.
|08-30-2011, 10:32 PM||#14|
Join Date: Aug 2011
Good for you living it up! We went to WDW & US for 2 weeks once & so many people thought I was nuts! Some thought I was being excessive. Honestly, we didn't even get to see everything. There was still so much we didn't have time for! The best part is you don't have to rush @ all. Just enjoy! I CAN NOT WAIT to see the review, the line up looks fantastic! Have a great trip!
|08-31-2011, 01:52 PM||#15|
Join Date: Apr 2007
And I thought I was doing good pulling 17 days out!!!
Now I'm jealous again!!!!
at least 10 prior trips*AKL*1-2008 ASMo*11-2008 POP*4-2010 POP*8-2011 ASMO & CBR & YC
We broke in the Deluxe Dining Plan...with lots of PICTURES! I finally finished one!!!
The Deluxe Dining That Was Not Supposed To Happen - with lots of PICTURES!!!
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