Regal Eagle Smokehouse – “Life Changing” Food? . . . at least the burgers were

The American Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase has a counter service restaurant that serves up some incredible BBQ! 😋 The Regal Eagle Smokehouse opened in early 2020 (before the pandemic) and is located to the left of the American Adventure building. We visited it around lunchtime last week and wanted to give you our thoughts on this “quick-service” restaurant. First of all, when you get anywhere close to the American Pavilion, you can smell the custom smoker doing its thing out in front of the restaurant (a very smart ploy to get people to drop money on food) . . … Continue reading Regal Eagle Smokehouse – “Life Changing” Food? . . . at least the burgers were

What Makes the Gran Fiesta Tour Special? (when it’s not so special)

When our family’s at Epcot, we probably ride the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros at least twice during every vacation.  While this classic World Showcase boat ride in the Mexican Pavillian could be considered “lame” by many people, there is just something about this ride experience that makes it very special.   Maybe it’s the pyramid-shaped Mexico Pavilion building.  Maybe it’s the feeling of walking into a nighttime scene in an old Mexican village (the fountain, the shops, or the cast members).  Maybe it’s the smell of the food from the San Angel Inn Restaurante.  Maybe it’s the archway … Continue reading What Makes the Gran Fiesta Tour Special? (when it’s not so special)