Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival – Day 1

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>From Canada to Istanbul in 1 hour: LIVE Food & Wine Festival Blog. So how exactly does one get from Canada to Istanbul in 1 hour? The International Food & Wine Festival at Epcot! Hi, my name is Megan and I’ll be blogging LIVE from Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival for the next week or … Continue reading "Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival – Day 1"
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WDW Food and Wine Festival Week – Day 2

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Day 2 of our Food and Wine Festival trip. We got a late start this morning – still on west coast time. I’m actually trying to STAY on west coast time until after the Tower of Terror 13K race Saturday night – my body will be much happier (ok, so “happier” isn’t really the right … Continue reading "WDW Food and Wine Festival Week – Day 2"
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Epcot’s JAMMitors er JAMMin Chefs!

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As I meandered around Future World during my recent trip, I heard a commotion and turned around to see what it was. My initial thoughts were that it must be the JAMMitors! They’ve been entertaining guests in Epcot for many years. Hmm. I ‘m not sure when they began in Epcot. Does anyone know? Here’s … Continue reading "Epcot’s JAMMitors er JAMMin Chefs!"
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CULINARY GREATS — Bocuse d’Or USA Semifinal Competition at Walt Disney World — Sept. 26, 2008

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Disney Chefs present an elaborate fish dish, Sept. 26, 2008, created by Chef Richard Rosendale of Rosendales in Columbus, Ohio, during the Bocuse d’Or USA semifinal competition held during the launch of the 13th annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. The legendary Chef Paul Bocuse (right) and sole female Bocuse d’Or International winner — … Continue reading "CULINARY GREATS — Bocuse d’Or USA Semifinal Competition at Walt Disney World — Sept. 26, 2008"
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Al Roker to Emcee, Charlie Trotter to Whip up Magic at Bocuse d’Or USA ‘Culinary Olympics’ at Walt Disney World Resort

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Contest to Culminate Sept. 27 in Star-Studded Gala Featuring World’s Top Chefs LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – When the gold-standard Bocuse d’Or USA culinary cook-off unfolds Sept. 26 and 27 at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort, TV personality Al Roker will emcee the excitement. When the contest concludes and spatulas rest, culinary great Charlie … Continue reading "Al Roker to Emcee, Charlie Trotter to Whip up Magic at Bocuse d’Or USA ‘Culinary Olympics’ at Walt Disney World Resort"
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Back from Disneyland – A Few Observations

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I’m just back from a short overnight trip to Disneyland – we went up to attend Taste – the final signature event of this year’s Food and Wine Festival. Taste was fun – I’ll have more information and pictures up later. We stayed at the Paradise Pier – the last time I stayed there was … Continue reading "Back from Disneyland – A Few Observations"
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Food and Wine Festival – How to Bake a Chocolate Souffle

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Warning: This blog entry contains explicit chocolate photos. Not recommended for non-chocoholics. Chocolate Souffle was the star of the first Sweet Sundays demonstration of this year’s Food and Wine Festival, prepared by Napa Rose’s pastry chef Jorge Sotelo, and his assistant Sergio. Chocolate Souffle Makes 8 servings 6-1/2 ounces 62% Scharffen Berger Dark chocolate (or … Continue reading "Food and Wine Festival – How to Bake a Chocolate Souffle"
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Weekday Fun at Disneyland and DCA

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Out-of-town friends gave me the excuse to play hooky from work one afternoon last week and spend some time at Disney’s California Adventure and Disneyland. And I thought I’d share a few observations. My friend AK and I attended the Miner Family Wine Tasting Seminar at DCA’s Food and Wine Festival. I was pleased to … Continue reading "Weekday Fun at Disneyland and DCA"
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