Dopey

In Which Jenn Discusses Dopey Takeaways

And now here we are, at the finish line, as it were. My final Dopey trip post. Only took me two and half months to get there! Not that there is, sadly, much more to say on the subject, but I did want to do a quick rundown of my takeaways from the whole Dopey Challenge experience. For those who are new to the runDisney table, the Dopey Challenge is a part of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend where you do ALL the races. The 5K. The 10K. The half. The full. One a day, one right after...

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La Cava del Tequila

The Fairest Trip Report of All: La Cava del Tequila Review

The trip report is over, but I still have a couple of posts left in me! In particular, food reviews. If you want to catch up on my Dopey experience, you can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go! And now we come to my final food review from our Dopey trip. Sigh. Don’t worry, though; I saved a good one for the finale! Today we’re talking about that shining beacon of Epcot: La Cava del Tequila. Furnisher of my first ever tequila shot, this comparatively new restaurant holds a special place in my...

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Food

The Fairest Trip Report of All: Fairfax Fare & Studio Catering Co. Reviews

The trip report is over, but I still have a couple of posts left in me! In particular, food reviews. If you want to catch up on my Dopey experience, you can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go! Let’s talk about counter service! More specifically, let’s talk about my least favorite counter service. Most specifically, let’s talk about my least favorite counter service in my least favorite park. Awww, I’m sorry, Hollywood Studios. It’s not that I don’t love you! It’s just that I don’t love you as much as the other parks....

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Psych delicious flavor

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: The Wave Review

The trip report is over, but I still have a couple of posts left in me! In particular, food reviews. If you want to catch up on my Dopey experience, you can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go! As you may recall if you read that day’s trip report, our ADR at the Wave was last minute – and also, we cheated. Pat and I were in line for the Haunted Mansion when we came to the conclusion that the Wave seemed like a good dinner option. I checked the online reservation system...

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Tiana beignets

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: Boatwright’s Review

The trip report is over, but I still have a couple of posts left in me! In particular, food reviews. If you want to catch up on my Dopey experience, you can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go! Pat and I spent the evening of January 8 at the Animal Kingdom, which as is so often the case in the off season closed at 5PM. This gave us ample time for dinner, so we after dumping our stuff back in our Port Orleans Riverside room, we figured we might as well see if...

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Slimy but satisfying Lion King

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery Review

The trip report is over, but I still have a couple of posts left in me! In particular, food reviews. If you want to catch up on my Dopey experience, you can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go!  Kusafiri Coffee Shop and Bakery is easy to miss if you’re not looking for it, but you’re a seasoned Disney vet like me, so I’m sure you’re already looking for it. (And if you’re not, don’t worry – just go to Harambe, pass Tamu Tamu and Festival of the Lion King, and you’ll find it...

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Port Orleans bar

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 1/13/15

Is it trip report time again already? Yay! I’ll be looking back at my Dopey trip at the beginning of January, with special separate posts for each race and some food experiences depending on how much I have to say about them. You can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go!  As if leaving isn’t bad enough, the final day of a Walt Disney World vacation piles on another hardship: waking up earlier to gather your stuff and check your luggage. I was up early to shower and finish packing; I eventually nudged Pat...

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WDW in the rain

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 1/12/15

Is it trip report time again already? Yay! I’ll be looking back at my Dopey trip at the beginning of January, with special separate posts for each race and some food experiences depending on how much I have to say about them. You can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go!  My first (and only) full day without a race! Our modified plan for the day was a quiet one: rather than leaping out of bed and galloping straight to a park, we woke up at the leisurely time of 9:30AM. Pat immediately jumped...

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Main Street Electrical Parade

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 1/11/15

Is it trip report time again already? Yay! I’ll be looking back at my Dopey trip at the beginning of January, with special separate posts for each race and some food experiences depending on how much I have to say about them. You can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go! We got back from the marathon around 12:30PM, and I immediately hopped in the shower while Pat got right back to work on his project (stupid jobs always giving people projects!). I threw on a sweatshirt and some shorts and we walked over to...

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Race bus line

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: The WDW Marathon

Is it trip report time again already? Yay! I’ll be looking back at my Dopey trip at the beginning of January, with special separate posts for each race and some food experiences depending on how much I have to say about them. You can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go! Believe it or not, my morale the morning of the marathon was infinitely higher than before the half marathon. The great sage Nicole had told me many months ago that once the marathon rolled around, you were just ready to finish this...

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