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Epcot Food and Wine Festival - Please stop the themed nights

melpadilla | Oct 29, 2009 07:57 AM

This is going to be more of a venting piece and interested to see if anyone else had the same experience.

Went to the Party of the Senses on Saturday 10/24. This year Epcot decided to do themed nights and that particular night was "Celebrating Asia". Yuk is all I have to say; so disappointing. Out of 20 dishes that I sampled I maybe liked 2-3, but wasn't wowed by any. Almost all the dishes that I was served were luke warm to cold which made everything even more off putting. One of the worst dishes was Chef Robert Irvin's (dinner impossible guy from food network). His dish was miso glazed Chilean sea bass (I thought finally this is going to be good) nope, when I bit into it, it was cold and raw in the center. I spit it out it was so bad. There were several lamb dishes which I'm not a fan of and was surprised that was a popular protein to feature at a celebrating Asia theme. There wasn't one chicken dish which I thought was odd. Sampled a dumpling of sort and the dough was raw. Tasted some of the worst pork belly ever; bland and nothing but fat (not crispy fat either)

After sampling about 3-4 dishes the asian taste got to be a little off putting as well and very salty; I've never been so happy to see a cheese station.

Overall, it seemed that this year Epcot went a little cheap with Party of the Senses and please please please stop themed nights. Its nice to sample a variety of items from cuisines all over the world.

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