Friday, November 14, 2014

Disney adds food offerings to Holidays Around the World at Epcot

Posted By on Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 9:55 AM

click to enlarge Image via Disney
  • Image via Disney

Image via Disney

Now that Epcot's annual Food and Wine Festival has come to a close, Disney-lovin' foodies must be wondering when they can get their next park-side food fix. They won't have to to wait too long, because on Monday, Disney announced that Epcot's annual Holidays Around the World event will add global flavors to its offerings.

The new holiday eats join Holidays Around the World at Epcot staples like the candlelight processional (featuring celebrity narrators Neil Patrick Harris, Isabella Rossellini and Edward James Olmos, among others), seasonal entertainment at each country's pavilion, a holiday-themed version of its Illuminations fireworks show and more. The event runs from Friday, Nov. 28, through Tuesday, Dec. 30.

Here's a virtual sample of what attendees can expect to taste at this year's event:

  • Promenade Refreshments: turkey waffle, a sweet-potato waffle with filled with green bean casserole and roast turkey
  • Canada: sweet maple pecan bark
  • United Kingdom: hot applejack cider laced with whiskey
  • France: bûche de Noël au chocolat and gingerbread ice cream
  • Japan: teriyaki chicken karaage, crispy fried chicken tossed in teriyaki sauce
  • America: COOKIES! Chocolate chunk, sugar and fresh gingerbread men. Also: hot apple cider, hot chocolate and peppermint bark
  • Italy: panettone, hot chocolate and moscato
  • Germany: stollen and glühwein
  • China: kaikouxiao, a fried rice cake
  • Norway: rice cream
  • Mexico: sweet tamales

So, that all sounds pretty amazing, no? What do you wanna try first? Us? We're headed to France for the bûche de Noël!

click to enlarge Image via Discover France
  • Image via Discover France

Image via Discover France

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