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This week, we’ll celebrate the 21st annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival LIVE from the promenade in World Showcase with our Family Guide to Food & Wine. The Festival isn’t just for adults and mom and dad, and we’ll share how and why families can enjoy the event together. We’ll discuss 5 things you didn’t know about the Food & Wine Festival; 5 things you have to do and see, and, of course, 5 things you have to taste, as well sample and review our own top 5 foods, drinks, and desserts. Whether you visit alone, with friends, or with your family, there are helpful tips and ways to get the most out of your time in Epcot… and remember… don’t listen hungry.
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8 thoughts on “WDW Radio # 462 – Family Guide to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and LIVE Review”

  1. William Bragg says:

    Always entertaining when the family joins you for food reviews! Good job Mongello family.

  2. You put a great family together Lou! Could not ask for a better family. Oh, and Chaka Khan.

  3. Chuck Zitta says:

    So glad I had a banana to snack on at my desk while listening to this episode. Holy cow! I remember us going to Food & Wine with the whole family and really enjoying it. And not just for the food, believe it or not. Don’t know if they still do this or not, because it’s been a while since the boys were little, but there was a pottery artist somewhere between Germany and China that let the boys get on a pottery wheel and make their own ceramic pots, add there names to the bottoms, etc. Then we came back later that day and picked them up. Those were two of the best, and definitely two of the most memorable, souvenirs we have ever brought home from one of our WDW visits. Had to have been at least 12 years ago. All the food sounded so delicious in this episode, and the Blueberry Vanilla Wheat Ale sounded like a winner! Always enjoy the family food reviews.

    Thanks again for another tasty show, Mongello family!!!

  4. Bob Daniels says:

    Fantastic show! Loved the 80’s jukebox list at the end! Classic Lou!!

  5. Fred Aebli says:

    Gotta agree with Chuch Zitta on this….”holy hungry Batman”. I heard Lou’s warning at the beginning and from experience I know better. However, my daughter was with me on a long car ride while we listened and I forget to warn her! Yes, she got very hungry. You have a great family Lou! By the way, we have been going to EPCOT for many years and NEVER grabbed a passport! We will have these in hand next time!!! P.S. Looking forward to Momentum!

  6. Andrew Prince says:

    Awesome show Lou as always:-)

  7. Bobby Friedman says:

    I think it would be cool if simba copied ferris bueller at the end of festival. Out of character but funny. They really like to push people out of there quickly. I experienced it first hand last year during a mini hurricane.

  8. Jim says:

    I ended up doing Food & Wine 3 days with my family. First was just a Friday evening with me and my daughters (8 & 6). They didn’t touch my scallops or pork tenderloin. Next visit was the Saturday after Hurricane Matthew, and my wife was there too. We tasted a ton throughout the day. My daughters tried everything and loved it all! I’d say any age can work (my parents, who are taste-phobic, did not try anything except the floats).

    Hard to say favorites. Kids loved the Flan and empanadas. They also loved the bratwurst. I loved the shrimp at Australia, and the crispy pork belly. Canada rocked both and that would be a good spot to start with kids. I asked my daughters if they wanted to go back (yes), try new things (yes), but they definitely wanted more flan!