Jenn’s 2021 Epcot Food & Wine Festival To-Eat List

You know what’s the worst? Reading all the amazing reviews of foods and drinks at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival when you know you’re not going this year. You know what’s the BEST? Reading all the amazing reviews of foods and drinks at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival when you know you’re going this year! My hotel is booked, my race registration is complete, and now it’s time to get down to the real business: defeating the huns making my short list of snacks and sips to try. I used this DFB list as a resource if you wanna...

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Epcot

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 11/04

Trip report time! See all the posts in this report. I was able to wander right onto a Pop bus post-half marathon, and I rolled on back to my room and immediately hopped into a much-needed hot shower. (I don’t care what the experts say about ice baths and crud – you can pry my hot shower from my HOT DEAD HANDS.) By the time I emerged, I figured I might as well stay awake until Erika got back, so I riffled through my snack box and watched the ubiquitous Friends marathon until she appeared. She took her own shower, and then...

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Epcot

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 11/03

Trip report time! See all the posts in this report. After the 10K, Erika and I headed back to the room to shower and eat some of our snack boxes. My initial plan was to head right out to Epcot as soon as we were ready, but it was chilly outside and I was kind of exhausted so we elected to take a nap instead. About 90 minutes later we dragged ourselves out of bed, dressed. and snagged a bus to Epcot. We got the bus pretty quickly – but getting to Epcot was another story. I don’t know what...

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Orlando

In Which Jenn Is All Set To Wine & Dine

I’m sure this reference has been done to death, but tomorrow I really truly am going to my very favorite place… ORLANDO! Yup, the time of Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend is finally upon us, and I have a 10K and a half waiting for me this weekend. Plus a trip buddy and big plans! What kind of big plans? Well… I gotta try lots of food and drinks from Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival, obviously Maybe do Remy’s Hide & Squeak so I can get a Figment koozie Maybe pick up a runDisney sweatshirt or jacket if they still have...

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Food & Wine Festival

In Which Jenn Is Prepared For The Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Remember how last year I was so distraught about missing the Epcot Food & Wine Festival I made a to-eat list even though I wouldn’t be there? Some of my saner work, I must say. Well, this year no one needs to worry about my mental state: I am, as is right and proper, going to be at the festival. I’m going to run the 10K and half, and then eat and drink delicious foodstuffs. It is written! As is traditional, I have painstakingly combed through all the pre-released menus and selected the items that stand out to me...

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Figment and Dreamfinder

In Which Jenn Gets By With A Little Help From Her WDW Friends

From the moment I laid eyes on it, I knew the limited edition Epcot Food & Wine Festival ears needed to be mine. Only one problem: I’m not going to the festival this year. No problem, though! Lately Disney’s been putting 95% of parks merchandise on the Shop Disney Parks app. There isn’t much that can’t be had through the app, and the initial blog post revealing the merch promised most of it would be available. So you can imagine my chagrin when I searched for the ears and saw this:    LAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAME. Of course there’s always eBay and such,...

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Food & Wine Festival

In Which Jenn Makes A Fake Food & Wine Festival To-Eat List

Is it with a heavy heart that I must remind you all that I will not be attending this year’s Food & Wine Festival in Epcot. There will be no Wine & Dine Half Marathon for me. Yes, it was a great three years, pouring rain and curtailed courses and all. But I chose to run the Dark Side Half last April instead, to expand my horizons and whatnot, and I stand by that decision. … JUST KIDDING. I REGRET EVERYTHING. How can I not when the first menus for this year’s festival were just released? There is SO MUCH...

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Epcot Wine Seminar

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: Festival Center Wine-Tasting Seminar

Trip report time! I’ll be covering my November 2016 trip. You can read all posts in the trip report here. Onward! Tomorrow’s Thanksgiving, so I think – for a wide variety of reasons – now would be an excellent time to talk about wine. This year I attended the Food & Wine Festival for the third time, but this wine-tasting seminar is the first upcharge activity I’ve attended, purchased on a whim for $15 to keep me occupied on my solo journey. I lined up about half an hour in advance of the seminar and wound up in the very front...

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Sam Eagle

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 11/07

Trip report time! I’ll be covering my November 2016 trip. You can read all posts in the trip report here. Onward! Ugh, leaving day. Always hate the last day of a WDW trip, no matter its length. It’s just so demoralizing. But I’ve given myself the wonderful guarantee of being registered for two more runDisney races in the future! I was at least able to comfort myself with that promise as I woke, performed my morning ablutions, checked my carry-on at luggage assistance, and hopped a bus to the Magic Kingdom. Said bus took a bit to show (not my luckiest...

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Harambe

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 11/06

Trip report time! I’ll be covering my November 2016 trip. You can read all posts in the trip report here. Onward! I was lucky enough to have a bus to Pop waiting for me after the half, and I was back in my room and showered in no time flat. A choice was presented to me: did I want to make the wise choice and take a much-needed nap? Or did I want to head to Animal Kingdom and use my Kilimanjaro Safaris Fastpass? Kilimanjaro Safaris, duh. I changed and bolted for the bus. Which took foreeeeever to show. Tons of...

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