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New Outdoor Kitchens at Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Hanami at the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

The Epcot Flower and Garden Festival is in less than a month. The 23rd festival will take place March 2 – May 30, 2016… 90 days, with two new Outdoor Kitchens. Many of your favorite Outdoor Kitchens will be returning, but there are also two new ones – La Isla Fresca and Cider House.  La Continue Reading

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival: Hanami and Lotus House

Kung Pao Chicken Bun from Lotus House at the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Hanami and Lotus House are returning Outdoor Kitchens to the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. Hanami is located in the Japan Pavilion, while Lotus House in the China Pavilion. Hanami Back on the menu for a third year… Frushi. This fan favorite dish consists of fresh pineapple, strawberry and melon rolled with raspberry coconut Continue Reading

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival: Bontanas Botánico

Seafood Ceviche – Shrimp, scallops and grouper with mango and avocado from Botanas Botánico at the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

New to the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival is Bontanas Botánico. The Outdoor Kitchen features Latin American fare. The menu at Bontanas Botánico has very traditional Latin American food. Guests can enjoy ceviche, a sweet corn pancake, arepas and tres leches. The White Corn Arepa with braised beef and Chayote slaw was much better than Continue Reading

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival: Jardin de Fiestas and Taste of Marrakesh

The Taste of Marrakesh Outdoor Kitchen at the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Jardin de Fiestas in the Mexico Pavilion and Taste of Marrakesh at the Moroccan Pavilion are returning Outdoor Kitchens to the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. Take a look at what we tried! Jardin de Fiestas The menu is pretty much the same as last year. The only difference is the vegetable quesadilla. Last year, Continue Reading

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival: The Smokehouse

Beef Brisket Burnt Ends Hash with white cheddar fondue and pickled jalapeños from The Smokehouse: Barbecue and Brews at the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

The Smokehouse: Barbecue and Brews is one of the most popular Outdoor Kitchens at the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. This year’s menu features new and fan favorites. Last year favorites, pulled pig slider with cole slaw and “Piggylicious” bacon cupcake with maple frosting and pretzel crunch are back. Check out last year’s review on Continue Reading

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival: Fleur de Lys and Primavera Kitchen

Gnocchi Parisien à la Provençal – Parisian-style dumpling with vegetables and mushrooms from Fleur de Lys at the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Fleur de Lys and Primavera Kitchen both returned to this year’s Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. Fleur de Lys features fresh ingredients from France, and Primavera Kitchen highlights seasonal ingredients from Italy. Fleur de Lys The menu remains nearly unchanged from last year’s. The orange macaron has been replaced with a strawberry flavored one. The Continue Reading

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival: Urban Eats

Urban Farm Eats at the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Urban Eats debuted last year at the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. The Outdoor Kitchen highlights farm to table foods. New on the menu is the quinoa vegetable “naanwich”. It’s naan topped with a quinoa salad, arugula pesto, oven dried tomatoes and cheese. We really enjoyed this dish! For those that are vegetarians, this dish Continue Reading

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival: Pineapple Promenade

erry Tea Cocktail – Twinings Cold-Brewed Mixed Berry tea with Plant City Strawberry flavored Florida cane vodka, with raspberry and açaí syrups from Pineapple Promenade at the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

The Pineapple Promenade is very popular at the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. It’s one of the only places outside of Magic Kingdom that you can get a Dole Whip this time of year. The most popular item is the grown-up versions with rum. This year’s menu is very similar to last year’s. What’s new? Continue Reading

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