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Old 11-16-2012, 11:03 AM   #631
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I'm so sorry your go-round at HBD with Michael did not go well. I have to admit that we went once, back in 2007, and we will NOT go back. We went for lunch and our service was non-existent (and only five tables were occupied in the entire restaurant while we were there). It sounds like your server needed a refresher course in taking care of the customer.

I'm almost afraid to hear about the food with the fiasco with the drinks.
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:11 PM   #632
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Oh. Dear. Good on you for trying to find something yummy and old school to drink. Bad that it didn't happen. I'm waiting with some trepidation for the rest of the review now!

On the other hand, Michael's appetizer looks amazing and we get another sweet picture of you and Emmy!
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:32 PM   #633
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Oh my, this is not starting well.

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Old 11-16-2012, 12:42 PM   #634
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Oh dear, this isn't starting well. I used to love Tom Collins', they were one of my favourite drinks back in the day. I'm bummed that you can't seem to find Collins mix anywhere anymore. Collins and Lime Rickey used to be my two favourite mixers. I mourn their demise ... I can't believe your waiter's attitude, I wonder if he's related to the woman who served us at Kona?

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Old 11-16-2012, 02:04 PM   #635
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I'm on catch up again. I really must figure out how to work the IPad!

We had our first visit to Chef de France this trip and loved the food. Service was a bit blurgh, with our server really not interested. Love love loved the soup and the bread. We had the salmon and it was amazing.

We cancelled our O'Hana dinner as another Disney bride invited us to her Epcot dessert party and it was too much of an opportunity to miss!

I remember Isaac well. We spent the day at EPCOT. It was wet and empty. We wore our Union Jack ponchos and got a lot of stares.

You mentioned HBD when we met so I'm ready to hide behind the sofa for this review
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Old 11-16-2012, 03:51 PM   #636
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I had big hopes to have the Sleepy Hallow waffles but it, along with a lot of things, just didn't happen!

Your Contempo Cafe Mickey Waffles looks delicious!!

Your experience at HBD sounds very discouraging!! We actually had a decent meal there except our server was a tad annoying...
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Old 11-16-2012, 09:25 PM   #637
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Wow, HBD experience is not starting out well at all! I can't understand why the waiter did not come back and just let you know there was no mix. Being in the service industry I get really upset when I see poor service or attitudes, it's beyond frustrating to me, (I'm so blessed to have a great team at my shop), I just want to go do their jobs correctly lol! I want to say I hope things get better in the review but I don't think that's going to happen.
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Old 11-16-2012, 09:45 PM   #638
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I'm sorry about your experience at HBD. We also had abysmal service at our lunch ADR... I,m wondering if we all had the same server, although I don't remember his name.
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Old 11-16-2012, 09:48 PM   #639
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Uhhh your HBD dinner sounds awful! Nothing like a blasé and rude server to make a dining experience go downhill quickly. We had a similar experience at California Grill... rude servers go away please .
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Yikes so far. He obviously needs to take Communication/Listening 101 again..

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Old 11-16-2012, 11:25 PM   #641
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Oh goodness, HBD review is not off to a good start! I actually JUST re-booked this ADR earlier this evening to put it back in the mix for our trip. I'm a bit worried now.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:53 PM   #642
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So sorry! This sounds and looks terrible!! I am a screwdriver girl. Sorry, unless I want a beer this is it. I have been given a vodka pineapple, or vodka grapefruit at differant times. Sometimes the servers insist it is a screwdriver like after all these years I wouldn't know what I drink. So now I have learned to order a vodka and oj. Oh for the good ole days! Lol!
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Old 11-17-2012, 12:20 AM   #643
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Hi Brenda,

I am caught up again. I am glad to see that I finally made your dining review. Yes, that is a lot of food but such good food. I agree with your loves and I really agree with pork. None of us like the pork with that sauce, but everything else we had we loved and will be going back!

As far as HBD, yikes! Not a good way to start off at all and I am waiting to see what else happens there.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:14 AM   #644
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After being unduly influenced by all of you Disers out there that have shared photos of your delicious snacks from Sleepy Hollow, I HAD to stop by and try the Nutella and fresh fruit waffle sandwich myself! (Shame on you, you know who you are! ) Em had her sights set on the funnel cake with strawberry topping and fresh whip cream.

Nutella and Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich: $6.39

Yay...another item marked off my list! I'm so glad you enjoyed your first taste of nutella. Now if I could only remember how many points you have, Brenda. I know, I'll award you a Scavenger Hunt Point instead!

Now I need to read your HBD review - Part I.

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Old 11-17-2012, 03:35 PM   #645
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I haven't eaten at HBD but keep reading mixed reviews-- mostly about the service. I appreciate your honesty!

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