Be Our Guest Disneyworld

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This is the sixth and final post in the Weekend Getaway to Orlando series. Other posts include Eating Around the World at Epcot World ShowcaseL’Artisan des Glaces (Epcot Center)Via Napoli, Jiko, the Cooking Place, and Bluezoo Orlando by Todd English. This post is the 15th post in the #21PostsInMay Challenge.

This was it.

This was the original reason I had wanted to go to Disney World.

Back in 2012, I received wind of the fact that a new castle had been built at the Magical Kingdom in Disney World. Belle’s castle, or more accurately, the Beast’s Castle, was perched high on a rocky mountain in Fantasyland.
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Now, I’m not really a princess type of girl, and a new castle alone is not quite enough reason to entice me to visit a park.
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However, the castle had a restaurant inside, called Be Our Guest. The inside of this castle was modeled meticulously after the one in the movie. There was a West Wing, the room with armored knights, and most importantly . . . the grand ballroom.
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The first time I saw a photo of the grand ballroom I knew I had to go. It took my breath away.

We didn’t end up going to Disney World in 2012 due to other reasons. So this year, when Bryan’s business trip took him to Orlando, I happily jumped at the chance to go, and immediately (after some amazing luck and persistence – more on that below) secured a dinner reservation at Be Our Guest….

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Sushi Kanesaka Palace Hotel (Tokyo)

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Bryan, my husband, often travels for work. Occasionally, armed with his trusty little Sony camera (affiliate link!), he will take photos and send me his thoughts on some of the more note-worthy restaurants he has visited. Other posts I’ve written for places he has visited (but I have not!) are Sushi Yoshitake (3-Michelin stars) in…

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Chez L’Epicier (Montreal)

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This is the third post in the Our Neighbors to the North – Celebrating Canada! series. Other posts in this series include La Porte and Van Horne.  This is also the 13th post of I’ve written in May as part of my #21PostsInMay Challenge where I aim to write a new post every single weekday in the month…

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Giulia Pasta Table Tasting Menu

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This is the 12th post of I’ve written in May as part of my #21PostsInMay Challenge where I aim to write a new post every single weekday in the month of May. You can see all posts written in May here. The Pasta Table at Giulia serves many functions. By day, this long white oak…

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Meadhall Cambridge

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This is the 11th post of I’ve written in May as part of my #21PostsInMay Challenge where I aim to write a new post every single weekday in the month of May. You can see all posts written in May here. It’s the massively sized bar and impressive selection of draught beer that immediately catches your…

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