*we accidentally got a kitten and she tanked my previous post. She is quite the terror and really enjoying having people home today. I’m typing my reply in Word now so I can correct any keys the kitty paws attack and stop an early submission.
…back to the story. Do you ever have one of those Disney days when you should’ve just stayed home? That was yesterday. I won’t air my family’s dirty laundry, since that won’t help anyone – other than to know NOT to travel with my family. Let me just say – tall people, when short people say they’re fine, that they can see, please don’t insist (whine, complain and pester) that they move because you found a great spot. Do not even ask until you crouch down and see the view from our perspective. Because if you don’t, when we get there, and we can’t see, we can’t go back to where we were because someone else will have taken our spot. So – I didn’t get to see the show.
On with it - I can recommend the Carthay Circle viewing area, however I can’t recommend the food at Carthay. At least not for the dining package. @Wahoohokie – not impressed with Carthay Circle? I actually think that’s being kind. I was straight up disappointed. The service and theming were great, but the food…not so great.
We added the much raved about duck wings and fried biscuits to our meals. The duck wings were severed cool temperature) and the biscuits, maybe they’ve changed them from what people have been getting. No jalapeno, no bacon – just cheese – also a little cool.
I got the wagyu and truffle ravioli. I don’t eat meat often, but seeing wagyu with truffle in a ravioli, yes and yes! However, no truffle – and the wagyu was reminiscent of what you’d find in Chef Boyardee ravioli. Now I’m not opposed to some good ol’ Chef when I’m feeling nostalgic – but not at these prices!
DS had the tri tip blue cheese risotto. While the tri tip was good – I don’t know what was up with their blue cheese. You know the rind on brie? The blue didn’t taste like blue – it tasted like brie rind – I don’t like brie rind. I noticed this in my starter salad as well.
DH had the burger and really enjoyed it – but his fries were cold. So not only did we have temperature issues, we had flavor issues. And dessert – don’t get me started. DH had the monkey bread – which was not an option for me since I’m allergic to cinnamon. He said it was just ok. DS and I each got the peppermint (or was it Candy Cane) Valrhona Dark Chocolate Cake or something like that. It was totally forgettable. – there was this minty flavored fluff ball with some glittery goo artfully on the plate. If only it tasted at least as good as it looked.
And there you have it. I was going to get up this morning and get a FP for WOC – then I remembered I work from 4pm until midnight. I’ll see if I’m able to get up tomorrow and get over there to grab a FP, because it’s got to be Saturday or Sunday before my passes black out for the holidays and I’d like to see it before the end of the year.