Once upon a time it was high noon in the Magic Kingdom, and everyone was quite hungry. While toddlers melted down in the unseasonably warm December day from hunger, their haggard parents waited in lines out the door for popular counter service (“quick” being relative…), and the crowds so thick you could barely walk. Yet the Adventureland Girls crew calmly made their way to a hostess desk where folks were being turned away without reservations.
“Flaum, Party of 4” was called within moments and we were seated inside with air conditioning, ice water, and service with a smile.
When it comes to eating well on vacation – a little planning goes a long way. Now eating well comes in all forms from cheap eats to fine dining, but the planning is what will set you apart and minimize the meltdowns, drama, and general problems that occur without. One of the big delights for our family is eating well. Street food to fine dining, new cuisines to trusted favorites – we love to eat great meals! I would estimate somewhere around 40% of my planning efforts involve finding the best choices for us, researching our fast food options, and plotting when best to make reservations. In this article I will discuss all of my best tips and practices in general for planning to eat on vacation. [Read more…]