We already told you about the Brew-Wing Lab at the Odyssey, where the Muppets’ Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker will be hosting a selection of wings and drinks, so start here if you’ve not read that already: Disney’s Muppets are coming to the EPCOT Food & Wine fest. Now, on to the new food items at the other marketplaces around the festival.
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Flavors from Fire
• Chimichurri Marinated Skirt Steak Taco with crushed avocado, grilled corn salsa, pickled red onions, queso fresco, and cilantro-lime cream • Spiced Chocolate Tart with BBQ potato chip crust, salted whisky-caramel, and smoked sea salt
The Fry Basket
• Pickle Fries with dill ranch
• Tostada de Carnitas: Braised pork on a fried corn tortilla with black beans, avocado mousse, queso fresco, and chives • Taco de Costilla: Slow-braised beef short rib on a corn tortilla with salsa de chile morita, avocado mousse, and spring onions • Pastel Imposible: Layers of traditional Mexican flan and tres leches with guava and cajeta
• Crispy Duck Bao Bun with hoisin sauce
• Dark Chocolate Fondue with berries, pound cake, and meringues
Flavors of America
• Italian Hot Beef Sandwich with shaved beef, spicy giardiniera, and au jus on a French roll • Cioppino: Seafood Stew with saffron-infused tomato-fennel broth and crostini • Chilaquiles: Corn tortilla chips tossed in salsa verde with ranchero chicken, queso fresco, cilantro-lime crema, and a soft-poached egg
• Focaccia Ripiena: Freshly-baked focaccia, beef meatballs, tomato sauce, and burrata cheese • Cavatelli with sweet sausage ragoût and crispy Applewood-smoked bacon • Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake with vanilla cream and strawberry compote
• Fire Taiko Roll: Sushi roll with spicy tuna, cucumber, and pickled daikon radish served with spicy sauce • Beef Wa-Gyu Don: Traditional Japanese rice bowl with American wagyu beef over steamed white rice
• Plant-based Impossible Moussaka
• Cinnamon-Sugar Beaver TailIn addition, four new marketplaces will open at this year’s festival, later this fall. Bubbles & Brine
• Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail with prosecco cocktail sauce and grilled lemon • Jonah Crab Claw Cocktail with stone-ground mustard sauce • Caviar with traditional accompaniments, champagne cream, and blini Char & Chop • Roasted Porchetta with lemon-parsley salsa verde and shaved fennel salad • Grilled Impossible Spicy Sausage with herbed polenta, puttanesca sauce, and ricotta • Meat Assorti: Trio of shaved meats with baby arugula, pickled mustard seeds, truffle oil, and grilled ciabatta
Wine & Wedge
• Assorted Artisanal Cheeses and Accompaniments • Boursin Fig & Balsamic Soufflé with fig tapenade • Southern Pimento Cheese with bread-and-butter pickled vegetables and grilled bread • Artist Palette of Wine and Cheese
Swirled Showcase will offer a Mickey-shaped Liquid Nitro Cake as well as soft-serve and floats.
The 2023 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival starts July 27 and runs through November 18.
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