Friday, May 29, 2015

New African-inspired cuisine announced at Disney's Harambe Market

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2015 at 9:28 AM

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Harambe Market takes the open-air marketplace style of the Sunshine Ranch Market at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and reimagines it in an African setting. There are four "vendors" that each feature a specific specialty.

Kitamu Grill features skewered chicken and a flatbread kebab sandwich.

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Famous Sausages
features a South African boerewors-inspired sausage that will be dipped in a curry-infused corn batter.

  • Photo via Disney

Chef Mwanga’s has a spice-rubbed karubi rib paired with a green papaya-carrot slaw that has already proven popular with guests.  

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And Wanjohi Refreshments offers unique African-inspired beverages.

The Wildlife Express Train passes just beyond the back fence of the 200-plus-seat outdoor dining area. The area is decked out with clothes, home decor and African inspired decor. Oddly enough, none of the merchandise items are actually for sale.

Along with the new food market, the expansion also features an updated pathway between Africa and Asia. This most recent expansion, along with the Harambe Theater, new home of the Festival of the Lion King show, has doubled the size of the original Harambe Village area of Animal Kingdom. 

For more on Harambe Market, take tour of Disney's new African market here. 

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