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Old 10-01-2009, 04:30 PM   #1
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Here's what a little PIXIE DUST can do ....... a dining review+pics COMPLETED!!!!!

Well, actually a bit more than "a little" pixie dust! But let's start at the beginning.

Here's who's playing:
Tom, DB and travelling partner. LOVES everything and anything DISNEY! Works hard all year round so we can go on several Disney trips.

Me, Karin, planner of our trips to Disney and LOVER of everything and anything Disney as well!



We were first sprinkled with Pixie dust in the summer of 2008, when we were able to book our first Disney cruise for 2009 AND got the Free Dining bounceback deal for 2009 at POR.
Needless to say our stay at WDW got changed a few times.

Next Pixie dust sprinkling happened when Disney offered the 4/3 deal and we were able to take advantage of it for a week in February.
Our Pirate adventure can be found here -
Pirates on the Dining Plan.

Actually more Pixie dust was sprinkled on our vacation when we were offered an incredible deal from the British Disney Travel company - for about 200$ more than our POR (+FD) reservation we were able to stay at a 1 bedroom villa at OKW AND got the FD.

Here is our itinerary!

Day 1 - airplane food, not so yummy, after arriving in Miami Beach we had dinner at Bubba Gump

Day 2 - Breakfast at the hotel buffet (Best Western Atlantic Beach), lunch at Bubba Gump (yip, we love it there) dinner - Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Day 3 - Breakfast at the hotel buffet, drive to Key West (the real thing) dinner at the Outback Steakhouse

Day 4 - Breakfast at the Southernmost Cafe on the Beach, Key Limeade and Pina Colada Slushie, dinner at Turtle Kraals, snacking at the Key Lime Pie Factory

Day 5 - Breakfast at Sarabeth's, Starbuck's Coffee, dinner at the Southernmost Cafe at the Beach

Day 6 - Breakfast at Turtle Kraals, dinner at Red Lobster


Day 7 - Breakfast at hotel buffet, lunch at Wolfgang Puck's Express, Ghirardelli, dinner at Kona Cafe

Day 8 - Lunch at the Cantina de San Angel and Sunshine Seasons, Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream, dinner at The Wave

Day 9 - Breakfast at Wolfgang Puck's Express, lunch at Beach Blanket on board the Disney Wonder, dinner at Triton's

Day 10 - Breakfast at Parrot Cay, lunch at Pluto's Dog House, dinner at Palo

Day 11 - Room Service Breakfast, lunch at Serenity Bay Barbeque,pirate dinner at Animator's Palate Part 1 Part 2

Day 12 - Brunch at Palo (Part 1, savory offerings) (Part 2, rest of savory items and sweet offerings), snack at Goofy's Galley and Martini Tasting, dinner at Palo Part 1 Part 2

Day 13 - Breakfast at Beach Blanket buffet, late lunch at Bubba Gump, Wishes Dessert Party

Day 14 - Breakfast at Island Dining Room, snack at Thunder Falls Terrasse (UO-IOA), snack in hotel room, Wishes Dessert Party

Day 15 - Lunch at Olive Garden, dinner Tony Roma, Krispy Kreme

Day 16 - Lunch at International Food and Film Festival (UO), Starbuck's Coffee, snack dinner in room

Day 17 - Lunch at Wolfgang Puck's Express, dinner at California Grill

Day 18 - Lunch at Artist's Palette (SSP), dinner at Grand Floridian Cafe

Day 19 - Lunch at Cantina de San Angel and Kringla Bakeri og Cafe, dinner at Sanaa

Day 20 - Lunch at Wolfgang Puck's Express, Ghirardelli, dinner at Kouzzina by Cat Cora

Day 21 - Breakfast at Boma, Lunch at The Wave, Hallowishes Dessert Party

Day 22 - Breakfast at Wolfgang Puck's Express, lunch at Cookes of Dublin and dinner at Wolfgang Puck's Cafe and a birthday cake from the Boardwalk Bakery

Day 23 - Lunch at Lotos Blossom Cafe, drinks at the French Pavillion, dinner at Ohana

Day 24 - Breakfast in villa, dinner at Tutto Italia

Day 25 - Lunch at Sci-Fi, dinner at Le Cellier

Day 26 - Lunch at Tangerine Cafe and Kringla Bakeri og Cafe, take away dinner from Wolfgang Puck's Express

Day 27 - Lunch at Flame Tree Barbeque, Picnic in the Park, dinner at California Grill

Day 28 - Lunch at Wolfgang Puck's Express, dinner at Tony's Town Square

Day 29 - Lunch at Casey's Corner and Columbia Harbour House, a drink from the Enchanted Grove and dinner at Wolfgang Puck's Express, more not so yummy airplane food

Day 30 - airplane breakfast and back home again.

So, anyone hungry for a review?
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:43 PM   #2
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Oh my gosh, I am so envious -- 30 days! I'm in for sure! )And wouldn't mind seeing a review of Bubba Gumps and all the Key West restaurants!)
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Old 10-01-2009, 05:15 PM   #3
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Loved your last report. looking forward to this one. Have a great time on your cruise. We cruised last year at the beginning of Nov. Ahh Castaway Cay! Due to an itinerary change we were able to go there twice. Enjoy!
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Old 10-01-2009, 05:16 PM   #4
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I am so following you with your unbelievable 30 days' of pure bliss.
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Old 10-01-2009, 05:22 PM   #6
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Can't wait.23 days @ WDW wow.
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Old 10-01-2009, 05:43 PM   #7
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Loved your previous reviews. I am so ready for this report and so very jealous.
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Old 10-01-2009, 08:03 PM   #8
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Old 10-02-2009, 08:49 AM   #10
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Karin, I'm here. Bring on the food!
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30 days!!! WOW I can't wait for the reviews!!
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Old 10-02-2009, 12:48 PM   #15
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Welcome everyone!!!!!!!!

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Oh my gosh, I am so envious -- 30 days! I'm in for sure! )And wouldn't mind seeing a review of Bubba Gumps and all the Key West restaurants!)
I am glad you are here!!! And THANK YOU for asking for the reviews for the other restaurants - I wasn't sure if anyone wanted to see photos or read about other restaurants, but for us experiencing new food and going back to old favourites is part of the vacation fun! I got everything uploaded and will post some of our pre disney food adventures right away.

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Loved your last report. looking forward to this one. Have a great time on your cruise. We cruised last year at the beginning of Nov. Ahh Castaway Cay! Due to an itinerary change we were able to go there twice. Enjoy!
Thank you for joining in! We loved our first cruise and are actually booked again for next summer - oops - gave that away
I guess you loved Castaway Cay as much as we did! We are booked on a back to back cruise, so we can go to Castaway Cay twice - it's heaven, Disney heaven!!!

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Hey, good to see you here! First reviews (pre disney) coming up in a few more minutes.

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I am so following you with your unbelievable 30 days' of pure bliss.
I hope you won't be disappointed ! I just checked HOW many food photos I took and there are A LOT!!

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Can't wait.23 days @ WDW wow.
I am glad you are here. I'll rush through the pre disney part, so we get to see some Disney nosh soon!

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Loved your previous reviews. I am so ready for this report and so very jealous.
I am glad you enjoyed my previous reviews. I am finally ready to post - so let's go!
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