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Review of Emile's Fromage Montage

  Cheese lovers rejoice! This year's Epcot International Food & Wine Festival has the perfect activity for cheese enthusiasts everywhere; Emile's Fromage Montage. As described in the Festival Passport, guests will "join Remy's brother Emile on a stroll around EPCOT and indulge in a variety of delicious cheeses, served in inventive ways." Sign me up! (And sign up I did!) On my recent trip, we decided to partake in Emile's Fromage Montage. What exactly do you have to do to participate? Simply purchase any 5 menu items from Emile's Fromage Montage locations listed in the Festival Passport and collect a matching stamp for each menu item you purchase. You'll know which menu items are part of Emile's Fromage Montage by looking for the cheese icon located next to each item in the Festival Passport and on the menus outside each booth.  Let's review the 5 menu items: 1. Griddled Cheese - Greece - Between Morocco and Japan I wasn't sure what to e

WDW 50th Anniversary Foodie Guide - Part 1

  The Most Magical Celebration on Earth kicked off on Friday, October 1st to celebrate 50 years of the Walt Disney World Resort in central Florida.  While this celebration came with lots of great things, one of the many was over 100 new food items to try across the parks and resorts.  While we haven't come close to trying them all yet, we did our best to start making a dent in them! Over the next 18 months as this celebration continues, our agents will continue to add to this series with our thoughts on more of the great food options offered from fun desserts to Walt's favorites. Amorette’s Patisserie (Disney Springs) 50th Celebration Petit Cake – Vanilla chiffon cake with celebration blue mousse, blueberry jam, and lemon curd Okay I'm definitely starting off with one of the strongest items I've tried so far.  This cake is so beautiful to look at it almost hurt to cut into it, but then we did and the ins

All Things Butterbeer

It’s no secret that one of the most sought after treats from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is none other than the famous Butterbeer. I mean, how many pictures have you seen of guests proudly showing off their butterbeer in front of Gringott’s Bank or Hogwarts? Here, I’ll show you: No one knows for sure what is in Butterbeer, but most people agree that it has a sweet, butterscotch flavor.   I’ve heard speculation that it also tastes like it might have cream soda, vanilla, or shortbread flavoring.   Whatever those witches and wizards put in their magical concoction, we can all agree it is delicious!   But did you know there are multiple ways to experience butterbeer at Universal Orlando Resort?!   In fact, some of my favorite butterbeer treats aren’t even drinks at all!   If you’ve got a sweet tooth and a love for Harry Potter, you’ll want to experience as many butterbeer treats as you can! Sip that Butterbeer Let’s start off with the gold standard.   When most people think

Disney Genie Service Basics

  If you accessed the My Disney Experience mobile app on October 19, you may have noticed some pretty big changes to the app, changes that the Disney fan community has been anxiously waiting for. That's right folks...the Disney Genie service has officially launched! Disney made the announcement earlier this year about the Disney Genie service, along with the announcement of Disney Genie+ service and Lightning Lanes, and the day has finally arrived where we can see the system in action.  What exactly is the Disney Genie service? The complimentary Disney Genie service helps guests create their best Disney day inspired by their top interests. It also provides guests with new planning features, including a personalized itinerary creator that helps you map out your visit with real-time updates from morning to night.  Let's review some of the basics of the Disney Genie and how to use this feature in the My Disney Experience app. For this post, we're just going to cover the compli