2 Cool Cats hit WDW: a LIVE food review! (with pics, yo!) COMPLETE!

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  1. CoolDisneyKitten

    CoolDisneyKitten Not like other sheep, arrr!

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    Hi, all! I decided that for reals and honest this time I'm going to do a food review. I keep taking pictures on our trips and then not posting anything! Enough of that. This time I'm doin' it LIVE! :laughing:

    We're here at AKV Kidani from today, Jan 24, thru Jan 31, and I'll try to post a new update every night. For your convenience, below you'll find a list of (as of right now) where we're planning to eat, but if you guys know us at all, then you'll know we constantly change our minds!

    Oh, right...you might wanna know who "we" are, mightn't you? Obviously there's me, CoolDisneyKitten :hippie:, and there's also my mom, CoolDisneyCat princess:.

    Day 1:
    Wolfgang Puck Express
    Ghirardelli Ice Cream Shop
    Kouzzina

    Day 2:
    Untamed Lunch at Sanaa
    Portobello

    Day 3:
    Tusker House (breakfast)
    Yak & Yeti
    Jiko

    Day 4:
    Cape May (dinner)

    Day 5:
    Starring Rolls (lunch)
    Boma (dinner)

    Day 6:
    Le Cellier (lunch)
    Boulangerie Patisserie (snack)
    Flying Fish

    Day 7:
    Yachtsman Steakhouse

    Day 8:
    Kouzzina (breakfast)

    For the days where I don't indicate a lunch or breakfast place, it means we're either eating in the room or having QS and haven't decided where.

    Also, since this is a live review, feel free to ask any questions, and I'll see if I can find out the answers! :thumbsup2

    And now, without further ado, on with the reviews!

    PS: I'd like to apologize for the title. I watch too much Breaking Bad. You're lucky "yo" was the word I chose from Jesse's vocabulary.... :rotfl:
     
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  3. CoolDisneyKitten

    CoolDisneyKitten Not like other sheep, arrr!

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    We arrived to check in at Kidani at around 11:30. We've never stayed over here before; Jambo, before it was called Jambo, but not Kidani itself. We were impressed with the CM standing outside to escort us to the check-in desk. It felt like we were staying concierge! :laughing:

    We hung around a little while to see if our room would be ready, but finally we we decided we were too hungry to wait any longer. We debated several options, but in the end we decided to go to DTD and hit Wolfgang Puck Express. We hadn't been there in several trips, so it sounded like a good plan: something a little different.

    I always get the same thing every time: the bolognese. The type of pasta has changed several times over the years, but it's always delicious.

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    Yums. I love the fact that I'm eating veggies, but they're all hidden in that delicious sauce. It's garlicky, savory, a little sweet, and really rich. Also, the portion size wasn't huge, which is really nice. I hate eating too much on a hot day; you end up waddling around like a stuffed goose and feel miserable.

    I got the "tropical tea" as my bev, and it was an unsweetened mango iced. Very delish. :thumbsup2

    princess: got the mac and cheese.

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    She really liked it: it was full of cheesy goodness, and the breadcrumbs sprinkled on top made a nice crunchy contrast. Last time I got mac and cheese here, it was different than this and not nearly so delicious. This dish was a very dry-style mac and cheese, which is the way Mom likes it. For me it was a bit *too* dry, but, ya know, it wasn't mine. :lmao:

    She wasn't able to finish all of it, and she said she wished she'd gotten the smaller size. It was really rich and filling.

    After leaving WPE, we FINALLY MADE IT to Ghirardelli. We've never been there before; it seems like the place is always closed for some sort of rehab. I snagged us a table inside, and then went to order.

    I got the Mint Bliss

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    It has whipped cream, mint chocolate chip ice cream, chocolate ice cream, and dark chocolate fudge. Ohhh man. It was SO yummy. The dark chocolate hot fudge was super rich, and the mint ice cream was a great balance. I saved the dark chocolate square until last, but I couldn't eat it: I was too full of ice cream and chocolate! Oh, also, they have real whipped cream, and it's amazing.

    princess: had the Warm Brownie Sundae

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    Brownie, vanilla ice cream, milk chocolate hot fudge, whipped cream, nuts, and a cherry. She thought it came w/ chocolate ice cream, which is her favorite, but the vanilla was so delicious that she didn't mind. She said the brownie was really good, and the hot fudge was killer. It was probably the best hot fudge I've ever had!

    We're really glad we finally made it to Ghirardelli, and we'll definitely be back. They have so many great-sounding concoctions it was hard to even choose!

    Come back later tonight to see the Kouzzina review: ADR is for 7:45.

    Happy eating! :hippie:
     
  4. TigerKat

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    Great start! Can't wait to hear about Kouzzina!
     
  5. CoolDisneyKitten

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    Spoodle's was our favorite WDW restaurant, and we were really disappointed when it closed. We finally tried Kouzzina for the first time on our last trip, and we loved it! We were really excited to return for this trip, and it didn't disappoint....

    Our ADR was for 7:45, and we checked in at 7:29. We were seated at 7:30, but our server didn't arrive to take our drink order until 7:40. We had good service...when our server was there...but he seemed absent a lot.

    We started with the Kouzzina Sampler w/ Prawns and Pork Souvlaki

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    It includes olives, spiced cashews, dolmades, tzatziki, hummus, and grilled pita. Mom's favorite was the tzatziki, but I...well, ok, I don't remember from last May if the tzatziki was spicy or not. I'm not used to spicy tzatziki: it's supposed to be cooling. I wasn't super crazy about it b/c of that.

    My favorite were the shrimp. They're super flavorful and cooked perfectly. Last May we had the chicken instead of the pork, and the chicken was much better. The pork was quite dry.

    The cashews were sweet/spicy, and the dolmades were good, too; they're not my favorite, but they were ok. The hummus was a bit bland; it was good w/ an olive, tho.

    The bread service arrived at the same time as our appetizer.

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    The bread here is coated w/ sesame seeds and black sea salt. It's served w/ two types of olive oil--kalamata and Cretan--and the same olives that come w/ the Sampler. The kalamata olive oil is buttery, and the Cretan is light with a bit of a spicy aftertaste. They're both delicious, and I love the contrast between the olive oil and the salty bread.

    For our mains, princess: got the spanakopita from the appetizer menu and a side of sweet tater fries.

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    Last May Mom said this spanakopita was the best she ever had. This trip she ate every bite and wiped the plate clean. She said the phylo was flaky and delicious, and she really enjoyed it.

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    I gotta tell you, kids: these were perfectly perfect sweet tater fries. They were hot, crispy, light, salty, sweet...perfect! :cloud9: She didn't finish them, but unlike regular fries, sweet potato fries are good cold!

    I chose the wood-fired pork tenderloin.

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    Hum, just looked up the description on Deb's, and the setup I had was a little different. I had corn succatash (sufferin' spelling...) and I don't think the bread pudding stuff had zucchini in it.

    Anyway! The tenderloin was perfectly medium. The succatash (if I'm gonna spell it wrong, I might as well be consistent) had corn, beans, bacon, and greens. It was salty and delicious. The bread pudding was sweet, and the crust on the tenderloin was spicy; put it all together and yummmm! :lovestruc

    For dessert we decided to split the chocolate budino cake.

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    It was a molten-style chocolate cake. Here's a pic after I broke into it....

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    Look at all that warm, oozy chocolate! The outside was crispy and the inside was hot and delicious. It was sooo rich, and not too sweet. The ice cream was really light, and I wish there'd been a little bit more of it. Our server, Saiad, recommended this, and he was right. :thumbsup2

    Overall, I was a little bit disappointed in our appetizer--there was too much spiciness for me, and not enough just plain flavor--but Mom really enjoyed it. We both enjoyed our mains, and the dessert was just heavenly. :cloud9:

    I know that Kouzzina gets a lot of mixed reviews, but I urge you to give it a try and judge for yourself. It's yummy!

    See you tomorrow for the Untamed Lunch at Sanaa! :hippie:
     
  6. TigerKat

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    Glad to hear another great review of Kouzzina, we love it!!!!
     
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    I love a live review and two great places to start with. We always have the sampler at Kouzzina but with the chicken. Have a great trip :)
     
  8. tarheelmjfan

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    I followed your from the Portobello thread. I'm looking forward to the rest of your reviews. I hope your Portobello meal is rat & spit free. :rotfl:
     
  9. CoolDisneyKitten

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    The chicken is so good! I don't know why they changed it. Hopefully they'll change it back. :/

    I hope so, too! We're looking forward to it. :thumbsup2
     
  10. CoolDisneyKitten

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    I'm probably going to write a more in-depth review of the entire Untamed Lunch experience, so for now let's just focus on the food!

    We got to Sanaa a few minutes before noon and checked in. The hostess took our names and made us name tags. We saw that there were four other name tags made, so we thought it would be a small group.

    Not so much! We had a t-shaped table, and there were 16 ppl (including princess: and me), plus a baby. I know the info about the Untamed Lunch says "recommended for guests 8 and over," but except that to be completely ignored.

    Anyway. We all got seated and our server, Simo, started the bread service. For the Untamed Lunch you get all the breads and all the dips. I didn't get a pic of the breads, but they're naan (the plain, tandoori-fired bread), onion kulcha (stuffed w/ cheese and onions), paneer paratha (a crispy cheese cracker), and pappadam (looks like the naan, but it's stuffed w/ something...I'm not sure I had any of this one).

    The dips...

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    Top row, l-r: garlic pickle, mango chutney, tamarind chutney
    Middle row, l-r: red chili sambal, mint chutney, coriander chutney
    Bottom row, l-r: cucumber raita, red pepper hummus, coconut chutney

    The garlic pickle, which we've never ordered before b/c the word "pickle" usually makes us go :eek:, was our favorite. It was savory and garlicky and strange. The cucumber raita is a lot like tzatziki, and it was cool and delicious. The mint chutney was ok, and I didn't care for the coriander chutney much at all. We've had the red chili sambal before, and it's super spicy. Mom had some, but I didn't. She also liked the hummus, which I didn't try.

    We decided next time we go to Sanaa, our dips for the bread service will be garlic pickle, cucumber raita, and the hummus. :thumbsup2

    Next was the salad sampler.

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    from l-r: chickpea, cucumber, and tomato; roasted beets; watermelon, radish, and lime.

    The chickpea was probably my favorite. It was in a light vinegarette type dressing, and the chickpeas were a nice texture. The watermelon was ok; I ate a few bites. The beets were...well. I'd never had beets before. They tasted kinda like dirt. Yeeaahh, so...won't be ordering that in the future. It was nice to try, tho.

    Mom didn't really care for any of the salad choices.

    Mains came next.

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    Shrimp w/ green curry, basmati rice, chicken w/ red curry.

    We both loved these dishes! Mom has ordered both of these dishes as her entree on our previous trips. The shrimp were perfectly cooked, and the green curry is a bit creamier than the red. The red is spicy and flavorful, and the chicken was tender and delicious--not at all dry.

    I ate every bite of mine, and Mom came close.

    Next we enjoyed the dessert sampler.

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    chocolate cake, chai cream, and tropical fruit kulfi

    My kulfi was the only one I saw with actual slices of strawberry on top. Everyone else's just had the strawberry sauce. Score!

    Kulfi is sorta like ice cream, but not. It has a really delicate flavor, and I enjoyed it a lot. It was nice to have after the spicy entree.

    The chocolate cake was ok. Chocolate cake, yanno? Not too exciting.

    The chai cream...oh, where do I begin? We both love this stuff. It's amazing. Spicy and creamy and sweet...maybe my favorite dessert on property. There were people around the table not eating theirs, amazingly enough. I can't imagine not liking this stuff! Chai cream from Sanaa = :cloud9:

    Sanaa is one of our favorite restaurants on property, and it's not disappointed us so far. The Untamed Lunch was an amazing experience, and I think at $49/person, it's not a bad deal at all. Like I said, I'll do a review on the experience itself a bit later on (I have pics on the camera that I can't transfer now), but the food alone was enough to get me interested!

    I'll be back later tonight. We have a 6:45 Portobello ADR.

    In the meantime, happy eating! :hippie:
     
  11. CoolDisneyKitten

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    Tonight we ventured into the wilds of DTD for a return visit to Portobello. It was insanely busy at DTD: 7 busloads of ppl were dropped off just as we pulled up. I mean, charter busses. Packed full. :scared1:

    We arrived at Portobello around 6:30 for our 6:45 ADR. We waited maybe 5 minutes before being seated. Our server, Thomas, arrived promptly to bring us water, explain the specials, etc.

    He quickly returned w/ Mom's unsweet tea and the bread service.

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    They serve rolls with roasted garlic and olive oil. You can see the exit sign reflected in the oil. :rolleyes: The garlic was tender and delicious, but the bread was just sorta blah. The olive oil and garlic were better on the pizza crust, which brings me to....

    For our starter, we decided to order the Pizza Mercato.

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    It was...cheese...3 or 4 types of cheese, and one was fontina, but I can't remember the others; and pesto-marinated chicken. It was delicious! The crust was chewy and crispy, the cheese was ooey-gooey, and the chicken was tender and flavorful. This pizza did not last long at our table!

    For her main, princess: ordered the ravioli.

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    It was two huge ravioli smothered in sauce. For me that would've been too much sauce, but she likes a lot--unlike on her mac and cheese! The ravioli were stuffed with cheese and spinach, and they were obviously homemade and freshly prepared. This was a great dish, and I enjoyed the few bites of it I had. Mom really liked it, too, but she couldn't come close to finishing it, and we brought the leftovers back to the villa w/ us.

    I had the gnocchi.

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    It's topped w/ "Nonna's pork ragut," according to the menu. I have to say, this was the BEST GNOCCHI I have ever had. It was light and pillowy, just like gnocchi's supposed to be. I've had it before when the gnocchi were like little rocks, and it's just awful. There was a *ton* of pork on top, and the dish was very hearty and filling. I loved every bite, but I brought a lot of it back with me!

    Oh, Mom said that while her ravioli was good, my gnocchi dish was better. Thomas, our server, also said that the gnocchi is his favorite dish on the menu.

    We decided to skip dessert and went to Ghirardelli...again...and it was a dangerous journey there and back again.

    Overall, Portobello was delicious. The bread was a little blah, but everything else was wonderful. We'll definitely be back! :thumbsup2

    Tomorrow we have Tusker House breakfast, but we might be changing our Flying Fish to Jiko. We haven't decided yet.

    Until then, happy eating! :hippie:
     
  12. kimpup

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    DROOLING! cant wait to see more!!! give me more pls!
     
  13. st4rrab0vemybed

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    Great reviews so far! I'm glad to see you had a great time at Kouzzina. My mom and I are going there for the first time this upcoming trip, and happy to see good reviews. We are also hitting up Ghirardelli, and those sundaes look delish! I'm drooling over that mint one, hehehe. Anyways, thanx for the updates and enjoy! :goodvibes
     
  14. H20DogsNDisney

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    :thumbsup2 great review can't wait for more
     
  15. CoolDisneyKitten

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    Thanks for the replies, guys! I didn't think I'd be posting another update until tonight, but we got back from AK a bit early, so here I am.

    We started our day w/ an 8:10 ADR at Tusker House for breakfast. The place was pretty much deserted when we got there, but it filled up quickly. After downing some jungle juice, we headed for the buffet.

    And now the one and only pic I managed to get at breakfast....

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    An underwhelming cheese danish, and one of my favorite things at WDW--banana bread pudding! I ate about 3 bites of the danish; Mom had one, too, and she agreed that they were tres blah. The bread pudding, on the other hand, was delicious. I ate every bite.

    I had eggs, sausage, bacon, Mickey waffles, and some seasoned potatoes. Mom had the same, except no waffles, and she also had some yogurt w/ granola. My favorite part of the breakfast were the Mickey waffles. The lady was making them as fast as people were grabbing them, and they were sooo good. :cloud9: Mom's favorite things were the juice and biscuit and gravy. I forgot we had that. The gravy was really good; it had a different flavor than gravy I'm used to, and it was tasty.

    We enjoy Tusker House breakfast early because we get that early entry into the park. The characters are fun, and the food is good. It's the second time we've done it, and we'll probably do it again.

    On to lunch! We were planning on having QS, but the lines were really long, so we thought we'd see about getting a table at Yak & Yeti. We only waited about 10 minutes (at the bar) before we were seated.

    We started w/ the pork potstickers.

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    According to the menu, these are served with a soy lime dipping sauce. The sauce was really tangy, and it needed some kick. I added some sriracha sauce, and that helped a LOT. The potstickers themselves were good, hot and crispy.

    For mains, princess: ordered the tempura shrimp.

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    She didn't like the sauce that came with it--the menu calls it chili plum, but to her it tasted like sweet and sour. Overall, she thought it was a really bland dish. I gave her some of the pickled ginger from my plate, and she used our pumped-up-with-sriracha potsticker sauce, and that made it a whoooole lot better.

    I ordered a side of egg rolls.

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    Wow, those are the biggest eggrolls I've ever seen! They were super hot, too, but not super flavorful, sadly. Also the wrapping was really thick. I didn't care much for the chili plum sauce, either, but when I first dipped an eggroll into the sauce that came w/ my tuna, and then into the chili plum, it was pretty tasty.

    I also got (in case you haven't figured it out yet) the seared ahi tuna.

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    This dish was delicious. The tuna was perfect, the wasabi aioli was light and spicy, and the pickled ginger was probably the best I ever had. I wish they had this as an entree and I could skip everything else (except maybe the potstickers). You know what, though? This wasn't a dish that required the chefs to really *do* anything. Get some high-quality tuna, sear it a little, slice it...voila. The fish does the work for you.

    I'm not trying to say Yak & Yeti has bad chefs. The food was all cooked perfectly. I'm trying to say they have bad *recipes*. Everything was bland and blah except the tuna, and that just tasted like good tuna. We had to doctor up everything we ate to make it have any spark or pop, and that's not entirely the point of going to a restaurant.

    I said the same thing about Y&Y in another review, and my opinion hasn't changed: bland, boring flavors with no real zip or life. Is that really what Americans want??

    Anyway. In our epic quest for flavor, tonight we're going to Jiko. Woot! :woohoo:

    Until then, happy eating! :hippie:
     
  16. tarheelmjfan

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    I'm anxiously awaiting your Jiko review. We're having our first meal there next month.
     
  17. CoolDisneyKitten

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    Time for Jiko!

    We were originally planning to have Flying Fish for dinner tonight, but since we just went to the Boardwalk for Kouzzina our first night, we decided to swap our Flying Fish and Jiko nights. We made a 7:55 ADR while sitting at lunch today, and we eagerly awaited a delicious dining experience.

    We were NOT disappointed!!

    We only had to wait a few minutes before being seated, and our server, Jeff, soon came over to offer us water and talk a little about the menu. We ordered everything all at once--which we usually don't like to do--but whatevs.

    Jeff soon brought us the bread service.

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    There are two types of bread--caraway seed and honey wheat. The butter is tamarind spice. The butter has a nice savory flavor, and it was delicious with the honey wheat bread. The caraway seed bread has a slight spicy/salty flavor, and it's definitely good, too, but I just love the honey wheat!

    For our starter we had the African-spiced fire roasted chicken flatbread.

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    Yum yum. The menu says, "four cheeses, bacon, arugula, peppadews and zough." The chicken was spicy, it was super cheesy, and the arugula provided a green, acidic contrast to all the cheese and the bacon. I have no idea what zough is, but the whole thing was drizzled with a sort of vinegar-y pesto looking sauce. Maybe that was it?

    Our entrees came while we were still eating the flatbread, so we brought the last few pieces back with us.

    princess: ordered her favorite, the grilled wild gulf shrimp curry.

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    It's described as, "with citrus-coconut basmati, vegetables, and Durban curry sauce." Mom LOVES this dish. The shrimp have a nice grilled flavor that comes through just before you get hit with that bam of coconut and spiciness. It's not too spicy, but it has a nice kick. She likes the green peas in it, too. I say bleck to green peas, but it's her dinner, not mine! She said this dish is one of her favorite meals on property.

    I got something new for me, the braised beef short rib.

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    The menu says, "truffled potato puree, pearl onions, baby carrots, and cabernet-tamarind sauce." I'd read good things about this dish, so I decided to give it a try. WOW, was it good! Mom encouraged me to get something besides the carrots, b/c I hate cooked carrots, but when I combined a bite of carrot w/ a bite of meat and potatoes, it was delicious! Oh, also it had tiny shoestring green apple on top, which was a wonderful contrast to the rich meat. The sauce was really different, sweet and savory and just plain GOOD. I ate every single bite!! (except the onions...)

    For dessert, princess: had the orange scented vanilla cheesecake.

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    It had a chocolate graham crust and a cranberry amaretto compote. Mom didn't like the compote; she said it was bitter. She doesn't like anything coffee flavored. She said the dish was maybe the best cheesecake she's EVER HAD. It was really light, and the orange was wonderful.

    I had the "one last cup."

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    Described as "Tanzanian chocolate and Kenya coffee flavored mousse with cinnamon mascarpone, nutty chocolates, and 'hot chocolate'." I can't even...oh man...this was so frakkin delicious! The "hot chocolate" was basically like a bittersweet chocolate sauce that I dribbled over the light, airy, amazing mousse. I couldn't taste the coffee in it, but Mom could, and she said it was too much coffee flavor for her. Oh well--more for me! The "nutty chocolates" were, as far as I could tell, little cubes of white chocolate, the ones that look like marshmallows. I didn't detect any nuts. This dessert was incredible, and I know it's one I'll be dreaming about.

    Overall, Jiko was amazing. We had great service, fantastic food, a good table...what more could you ask for?! Yeah, it's expensive, but it's one of those occasional indulgences that's worth every single penny. We'll definitely be back! :thumbsup2

    Tomorrow: a bunch of QS, and Cape May for dinner.

    Until then, happy eating! :hippie:
     
  18. disfencer

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    I've been trying to find a picture of the curry shrimp entree at Jiko for such a long time, and now you posted it. And it looks even better than I imagined--even with my favorite, green peas! Not joking.

    Okay, now I officially have to go to Jiko after reading your review.

    And Sanaa too, that looks so amazing.

    Maybe I should just move to AKL. :laughing:

    I hope you guys are having fun in WDW! Keep up the awesome review!
     
  19. CoolDisneyKitten

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    I know, right?! The food here is so good, even the QS!
     
  20. CoolDisneyKitten

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    Today we planned to go to DHS, but it was rainy and gray all day, so we just spent a lazy day in the room watching the lazy animals poke around the savanna. We had Cape May dinner ressies at 6:25, so around 5:45 we headed to the Beach Club.

    We checked in, and had no sooner found seats in the lobby than our buzzer went off. We were taken to a BOOTH (amazing, but true) right across from the buffet. Great table, b/c we didn't have to fight our way through crowds to get to the food, and we watched the chefs bring out all the fresh stuff, so we could jump up and get it.

    My first plate...

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    Pasta, green beans, beef tips in spicy tomato sauce, corvino sauteed in butter topped w/ breadcrumbs, mashed potatoes, and mac n cheese. The pasta was decent; I got a little more later since some was put out just as I got up there. The green beans are always yummy, and the mashed potatoes are some of the best ever. The fish was good. The beef tips thing was ok; I needed rice with it.

    My second plate...

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    A bit more pasta, like I said, but I only ate a couple of bites this time, roast beef, fish nuggets, a roll, and more mashed potatoes. I ended up trading my roast beef w/ Mom, b/c mine was super thin and really rare, which she likes, and hers was thicker and less rare, which I like. The fish nuggets were really good; always hot and fresh. The rolls are amazing. They'd be great as just ordinary rolls, but they've been brushed w/ some sort of herb butter on top, and they're fantastic.

    Mom's main plate...

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    Green beans, roast beef, corn bread, seafood pasta salad, and fish nuggets. She also really liked the fish nuggets. She said the cornbread was good, too. Later she went back and got mashed potatoes and more fish nuggets.

    My dessert plate...

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    Strawberry cheesecake, a cupcake, and a chocolate chip cookie. The strawberry cheesecake was not great; I only took one bite. The cupcake was good, the best part being the light, not-too-sweet icing. I ate two. The cookie was also surprisingly good; it tasted like a real cookie, not like something from a bag.

    Mom's dessert plate...

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    Cookie, key lime tart, oreo bonbons, and a cupcake. She ended up giving me the cupcake (hence my 2) and only ate half the cookie. She loves the oreo bonbons, but she said the key lime tart was maybe the best thing she had all night. She went back and got another one.

    Overall, we really enjoyed our second dinner trip to Cape May. As you might've noticed, we didn't eat any of the shellfish, but we still had a delicious meal. They also had ribs and grilled chicken tonight, but we didn't try either of those. Even if you don't like seafood, Cape May is a great choice.

    I know a lot of ppl on these boards say they don't like buffets, but this isn't like your typical buffet place at home. The food portions are really small, and they're constantly being refreshed--believe me, I was sitting right by the kitchen! The food is always hot and fresh, and the place is spotlessly clean.

    Oh, for all you Doctor Who fans: they had flan on the dessert buffet, but I decided to forgo fish nuggets and custard tonight! :laughing:

    Tomorrow we're going to try DHS again, and our only ADR is for dinner at Boma.

    Until then, happy eating! :hippie:
     
  21. iluvpluto27

    iluvpluto27 DIS Veteran

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    I'm really enjoying your reviews. We've never tried Cape May for dinner as although I like fish, I'm not a huge shellfish fan but it looks pretty good, and there seems to be plenty of choice for the non seafood eaters too.
     

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