Shiriki noodle salad from Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd Skipper Canteen at Magic Kingdom Park
Vegans and vegetarians are about to become the happiest people on Earth, at the "Happiest Place on Earth," because Disney is adding many more plant-based options to their theme park and resort menus.
Quick-service locations at Walt Disney World Resort will be the first to offer some of the 400-plus new options, starting on Oct. 1. Table service locations at the resort will follow suit, starting on Oct. 3, according to a Disney press release.
To make it easier to identify them, the new dishes will appear on menus with a green leaf icon. Orlando is taking the – Disneyland patrons in California will have to wait until 2020 to enjoy the new earth-friendlier fare.
Disney fans across the world won't miss out, either, because the new vegan and vegetarian options will eventually become available at Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland and even on the Disney Cruise Line.
Dishes in the new line-up include a chili-spiced, crispy fried tofu bowl, to be served by Satu’li Canteen at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and a "Shiriki noodle salad" from the Jungle Navigation Co. Skipper Canteen at Magic Kingdom, made with shirataki noodles, edamame, mushrooms, green mango and cucumber, tossed with a sweet chili sauce.