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  1. quietgirll

    quietgirll DIS Veteran

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    Wait- wgpe is a cs, so am I alone in that I don't expect "table service"? I mean, it's great and all, but I PLAN on getting my own refills, napkins, etc, whatever I may need, just like I would at any other cs??
     
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  3. zomama

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    I'm loving this thread!!
     
  4. DancinDaisyDuck

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    :rotfl2: I can't wait for Joffrey's to appear resort wide and we can finally say good riddance to Nescafe!
     
  5. jabead

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    Time for one update before I go to the Fine Arts Festival at my son's high school. This was our First Update of the Day sent to us this morning by DawnMeansAurora.


    She and her family had dinner last night at...


    Teppan Edo



    Dawn said, "Forgot to take pics of the sign or the menu because I was shocked to check in 20 min. early and be seated right away. We shared a table with a nice family from Alabama who looked at me a bit oddly as I photographed our food but I just nodded at them knowingly and said "evidence for later. Just in case." ;)




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    "I ordered a salad for an appetizer. It was just plain iceberg mix with a gracious plenty of ginger dressing. It was tasty and cold, though the dressing was a bit oily."


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    "Dylan had the Miso soup and enjoyed it. There isn't much to Miso soup so it's hard to complain or compare."



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    "All three of us had the sirloin and shrimp combo..."


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    "I had put in a dietary request for no gluten and they were great to accommodate us with extra veggies instead of rice and gluten free soy sauce."





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    "Yo, our server, and Mai, our cook, were both attentive and excellent. Mai did all the usual Disney hibachi tricks including the volcano, the train, oil hidden Mickey. The food was perfectly cooked and tasty and for us, just enough."




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    "I was full when the dessert menu came so I just asked for hot tea..."



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    "The boys both had green tea cheese cake [no pic]. The serving size on that is just a sliver more than a slice, but for us it was just enough. They seemed to like them because they polished them off before I got a photo because I was busy being sung to and wearing a chef's hat for my birthday."


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    "I was brought a small dish of soft serve ice cream with a candle and after blowing it out I did manage to flip the candle in the air and and catch it in my chef's hat!":thumbsup2



    "Teppan Edo is very similar to our local hibachi places but we love to go there too. It's easy to eat healthily there and we had a great meal and experience."





    "After dinner we wandered through World Showcase a bit and grabbed a seat to watch Illuminations on a bench next to..."


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    Canto Loopy with vodka and cantaloupe juice


    "It was nice out and I rewarded myself for skipping dessert with a Cantaloopy. Very sweet but good."






    4 February Game Points Earned + 8 Bonus Points for pics of Jesse, Dylan, Dawn, chef, server, dessert menu, new cocktail, and First Update of the Day
     
  6. rachel09985

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    No I felt the same way!! They have some servers but they mostly deliver the food. They will help out when not busy but you should expect to get your own stuff?? I am not sure why the live reporter thought it was a restaurant where the servers serve you.
     
  7. rachel09985

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    Yum! Green tea cheesecake must be new. When I was there they had some green tea flan. The cheesecake sounds awesome!
     
  8. jabead

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    Next up is a breakfast update from MichelleWDWfan.


    She was at the Polynesian Resort yesterday and had breakfast at...



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    Michelle said, "I had the Tonga Toast. Delicious meal with great service. The Kona coffee press pot was so good!" :thumbsup2




    And a birthday cupcake...

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    2 February Game Points Earned + 2 Bonus Points for sign and menu pics
     
  9. jabead

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    Next we have an update from emmebear.


    She & Emme, along with emmebear's parents, had breakfast this morning at...



    Akershus Royal Banquet Hall


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    And my favorite pic of all... :goodvibes


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    2 February Game Points Earned + 5 Bonus Points for pics of Emme, princesses, Mom & Dad, and Emme with her grandpa
     
  10. jabead

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    Then next is MichelleWDWfan's snack update from Magic Kingdom.


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    "My favorite snack in all the world!" :thumbsup2




    Then she also visited...


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    A menu pic...


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    ...a LeFou's Brew


    "Nice size and very tasty. Watch out for brain freeze!" ;)


    2 February Game Points Earned + 3 Bonus Points for sign, menu, and Michelle pics
     
  11. cindymindy

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    That last picture melts my heart!!
     
  12. jabead

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    Michelle then had dinner last night at the Grand Floridian Resort's...


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    Michelle said, "Loved the atmosphere here and watching the chefs work their magic in the kitchen."




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    "I had a glass of sparkling wine."





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    Bread Basket




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    Sautéed Shrimp with Lemon, White Wine, Tomatoes, and Feta Cheese




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    Oak-grilled Filet of Beef with Roasted Pearl Onions, Rainbow Carrots, Micro Celery, Barley Risotto with Peas, and Cabernet Demi-glace




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    Warm Chocolate-Banana Torte with Vanilla Ice Cream and Handcrafted Belgium Couverture Chocolate Crown


    "Dessert was amazing. Very chocolatey."



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    "And finally a birthday surprise from my server. The service here was impeccable, and the cuisine was wonderful.
    The filet was perfect."





    5 February Game Points Earned + 3 Bonus Points for menu, kitchen, and Michelle pics
     
  13. jabead

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    Now we'll go back to emmebear & family, who spent the rest of their day enjoying the...


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    Baked Goats Brie with Kumquat Chutney




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    emmebear said, "Baked Brie & kumquat, $4.50 at the Cottage in England. This is divine! Ooey gooey Brie and the tartness of the kumquat is perfect!"




    And a Stella Artois...


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    From: The Smokehouse Barbecue & Brews


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    Pulled Pig Slider with Cole Slaw &
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    "Very, very tasty & huge!"





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    Harissa and Lamb Confit Chicken Drumettes with Chermoula and Cucumber Salad


    "I didn't like it. Needed more Harissa for some spice."




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    Asparagi con Aragosta allOrtolana (Green asparagus, lobster, garden cocktail sauce)


    "It was "eh". Wish I got the lasagna instead."




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    "Raspberry beer was good."



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    Florida Fresh menu...


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    Watermelon Salad & Shrimp and Stone Ground Grits





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    Watermelon Salad with pickled Red Onions, Baby Arugula, Feta Cheese and Balsamic Reduction




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    Shrimp and Stone Ground Grits with Andouille Sausage, Zellwood Corn, Tomatoes and Cilantro


    "Best bites of food all festival. Totally affordable too. Sooooo good. Most bang for your buck, as you get 3 large perfectly cooked shrimp. Two thumbs up for my home state!" :thumbsup2 :thumbsup2


    9 February Game Points Earned + 11 Bonus Points for misc. pics
     
  14. jabead

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    That's all for tonight, but check back tomorrow morning for updates from Chef Mickey's, Le Cellier, and T-Rex.

    Good night and sweet Disney Dreams! :cloud9:
     
  15. jabead

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    Good morning! :)

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    And a pic with Donald Duck #1!



    2 February Game Points Earned + 3 Bonus Points for sign and pic of Michelle with Donald
     
  16. jabead

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    Then Michelle went to Epcot and had a couple of snacks.

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    First a menu pic...


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    And Michelle chose...



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    "Tarte au chocolat and cappuccino glace. The cappuccino is very refreshing on a hot day." :thumbsup2




    And then another cold and refreshing snack from Japan...


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    Rainbow Kakigori - strawberry, honeydew melon, and tangerine



    3 February Game Points Earned + 3 Bonus Points for sign, menu, and display case pics
     
  17. jabead

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    Next we have the first update from a new reporter who arrived at Disney World yesterday, #1eeyoregirl.



    She and her family had their first dinner at Downtown Disney's...


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    She said, "I started with the candy apple martini...


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    ...very yummy & very sweet. My daughter had the Discovery Blast and my son had plain ole Sprite."





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    "My daughter had the kids ribs & my son had the kids chicken nuggets."




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    "I had the Triassic Trio which was steak, shrimp & veggie skewer, scallop & shrimp in a curry sauce and rice which I subbed with mashed potatoes. It was pretty good and the shrimp and steak were both cooked perfectly."






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    "My son & I were stuffed but my daughter saved room for the Chocolate Tarpit, which she chowed down. The pic for that isn't as great, as the meteor shower was starting."


    2 February Game Points Earned + 3 Bonus Points for sign and pics of DD and DS
     
  18. jabead

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    Then the last of the updates sent yesterday was another from MichelleWDWfan.



    She had dinner last night at Epcot's...




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    Here is what Michelle chose...




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    Le Cellier Martini Flight
    Blue Glo-tini, Sassy Berry Martini and Godiva Chocolate Martini.



    "The Godiva chocolate was my favorite...a chocolate lover's delight!"





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    Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup made with Moosehead Beer and Bacon




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    Le Cellier Mushroom Filet Mignon - 8 oz. Canadian AAA Beef Tenderloin with wild mushroom risotto, white truffle butter sauce and micro chervil




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    Side of Sautéed Mushrooms


    "Everything was cooked perfectly and tasted great." :thumbsup2



    And then for dessert...


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    Maple Creme Brulee



    5 February Game Points Earned + 4 Bonus Points for sign, menu, martini flight, and pic of Michelle
     
  19. jabead

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    Just a reminder that next up to the Disney World Dining Plate is...



    :cheer2: 4HppyCamprs :cheer2:




    4HppyCamprs will be at WDW from 3/10 - 3/15 and has offered to do live updates for us while there!






    And also setting sail today are...


    carmie3377 and family plus 8 friends are cruising on the Disney Fantasy from 3/9 - 3/16 and she has offered to send us updates upon her return home!




    HAVE A GREAT TRIP, 4HppyCamprs & carmie3377!!! :cool1:
     
  20. jabead

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    I was just looking at the live reporter schedule for the remainder of this month and for April - June, and realized that I hadn't done any recruiting since page 174. ;) During times of feast (as it has been here for the last couple of weeks), I tend to slack off with my recruitment duties. But with a potential famine quickly approaching, it's time to bring out the cheerleaders. :thumbsup2



    :cheer2::cheer2:IT'S RECRUITMENT TIME!!!:cheer2::cheer2:

    Beginning with the departure of two of our current reporters this week on 3/12, we will have only 1 or 2 reporters doing live updates from then through 3/22. So any readers who are going to be at Disney World during this time and have not yet volunteered to do live updates, please consider doing so. :flower3: Also, anyone that has been to Disney World recently (or Disneyland, or on a Disney cruise, etc.) and would like to post their pics here on the live thread (either directly or through me), please feel free to do so during this time. I'm sure the followers of this thread would be very appreciative. :)


    Now moving on to the months of April - June.

    Here are the volunteers I have so far for trips beginning 3/30 through the end of June:

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    KMarston - 3/30 - 4/6
    PirateRachel - 3/31 - 4/6
    jecskc - 3/31 - 4/8
    HoneyBeeM - 4/1 - 4/6
    mommakacie - 4/3 - 4/10
    roxysmum123 - 4/6 - 4/13
    emmebear & rachel09985 - 4/11 - 4/15
    MickQuinn - 4/12 - 4/18
    mousiemom - 4/15 - 4/19
    SmallWorld71 - 4/17 - 4/19
    Hannikins - 4/18 - 4/25 (WDW), 4/25 - 5/4 (US)
    buzz1121 - 4/20 - 4/27
    Mommyof3inVA - 4/20 - 4/27
    MRYPPNS - 4/21 - 5/5
    Rarity - 4/25 - 4/28


    MAY
    auntfrannie - 4/29 - 5/8
    aladdinsgirl - 4/30 - 5/10
    podsnel - 5/2 - 5/6
    carmie3377 - 5/4 - 5/10 (Disney Magic)
    RyMacJ - 5/4 - 5/11
    jimnlahaze - 5/7 - 5/13
    MrsBearcat - 5/11 - 5/16
    Chavaleh - 5/11 - 5/19
    CalSea12 - 5/11 - 5/21
    quietgirl - 5/13 - 5/20
    AvasMommy526 - 5/21 - 6/1
    dvc4life - 5/22 - 5/27
    buzz1121 - 5/25 - 6/8


    JUNE
    chloesmommy - 6/1 - 6/8
    tammilynne - 6/1 - 6/10
    DisneyMamato4 - 6/2 - 6/9
    disnmooner2013 - 6/3 - 6/10
    sarabear - 6/5 - 6/12
    dutchdisneyfamily - 6/6 - 6/14
    cindymindy - 6/9 - 6/15
    AlohaAnnie - 6/15 - 6/28
    Goofyluver - 6/16 - 6/21
    JennyWren - 6/24 - 7/1
    KateB - 6/25 - 7/1
    Incredibleboysmom - 6/28 - 7/2 (Disneyland)


    If I have forgotten anyone who has volunteered, please let me know. :thumbsup2



    So here is what we still need:

    April 9 thru 20 - 1 more needed

    April 4/28 thru May 1 - 1 more needed

    May 17 thru 31 - 1 or 2 more needed

    June 11 thru 30 - 1 or 2 more needed


    So if you are taking a Disney trip during the next few months, please think about giving "live reporting" a try. Think of it as "tweeting" to a very limited audience, who actually cares about what you are currently doing and eating. :laughing:
     
  21. Chavaleh

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    My family of 5 will be at WDW from the 11th-19th of May and we'd be happy to send in live reports.
     
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