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Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival 2014 Trip Report

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2014

epcot food and wine festival 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a day at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2014 this past weekend. We set a budget of $50 for the day. After we got a Disney Gift Card at Target for $47.50 using our Target Red Card, we were set. We looked at the Menu and decided based on the prices we could each have 5 choices. Then we would sample each other’s dish so we could try 10 items. By the end of the day though, we ran out of time to choose 10 things. So now we have money left on our gift card for another Disney time, only about $7, but that at least buys a mickey bar. 🙂

We started with Canada and worked our way backwards through the World Showcase. We also did not get any wine or beer since we were driving home that night. We are wanting to try some of the wines, my husband wants to try some of the beers; but we are waiting until we can get a room on property so we are not responsible for transportation. Please remember to be safe when, and if you choose to partake in alcohol. I am happy to report that we didn’t witness any lewd, stupid behavior. Last year, Dawn reported not being pleased with the behavior of some of the people drinking.

Most of these foods are eligible for the Disney Dining Plan using snack credits.

Food: Kimchi dog with spicy mustard sauce
Country: South Korea
Price: $4.00
My Thoughts: The Kimchi dog has a little spicy kick to it. For me the slaw over powered the taste of the Kimchi dog. Make sure you have a drink nearby. I didn’t and was trying to find a fountain real quick!

kimchi

Food: Grilled Lamb Chop with Mint Pesto and Potato Crunchies
Country: Australia
Price: $6.25 (the most expensive thing I tasted)
My Thoughts: So delicious! I would definitely want to have this again. Meat that just melts in your mouth. It is a bit salty though.

lamb

Food: Kefta Packet
Country: Morocco
Description:  Ground seasoned beef in a pita pocket
Price: $5.00
My Thoughts: Not my favorite thing in the world. I thought the beef was a little flavorless. We wished afterwards we would of chosen something different.

kefta

Food: Croissant Doughnut
Country: located at the Refreshment Port
Description: Fried croissant covered with cinnamon sugar.
Price: $4.69
My Thoughts: Heaven on earth. It was so nice! Very flaky and sweet and not too greasy. I realized this was the only dessert we tried. I wish would would of had time to try more desserts. They all looked so good!

crossaint-doughnut

 

Food: Moqueca de Pescado
Country: Brazil
Description: Regal Springs Fresh Tilapia featuring Coconut Lime Sauce and Steamed Rice
Price: $4.50
My Thoughts: This was one of my favorite dishes and I am not even a seafood person.

tilapia

Food: Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup
Country: Canada
Price: $4.25
My Thoughts: This soup is amazing and a must try!

soup

Food: Schinkennudeln
Country: Germany
Description: Pasta gratin with ham and cheese, contains onions
Price: $3.50
My Thoughts: I thought it was ok, but not the highlight of the day.

pasta-gratin

Food: Roast bratwurst in a pretzel roll
Country: Germany
Price: $5.00
My Thoughts: The bun was good, The brat is just your normal brat. I think I was expecting something spectacular and it turned out normal.

kielbasa

Food: Kielbasa and potato pierogi with caramelized onions and sour cream
Country: Poland
Price: $5.25
My Thoughts: One of my favorite dishes for the day. Very tasty, but that could also be because I am a HUGE fan of pierogies.

perogie

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Rebecca Hubbell

Wednesday 15th of October 2014

This sounds like so much fun! What an experience!

Katie Pierce

Monday 13th of October 2014

All of that food looks so darn good! And you had me at wine :)

Debi @ Life Currents

Monday 13th of October 2014

I've been able to go to Downtown Disney a few times lately, and I love some of the food options they have now. Your choices look great! Thanks for sharing.

danita Carr

Monday 13th of October 2014

Love Disney! They have the best food

TakeActionWAHM

Sunday 12th of October 2014

I love Epcot, and haven't been in sooo long. I agree with you on the brat there, I'd have been expecting a little more than a brat in a bun after seeing all the other foods.