If you’re headed to the Walt Disney World Resort this month there are so many awesome new foods to try! Disney World’s June Best Bites is full of amazing new dishes and lots of yummy Brunch options too! So get ready for your mouth to water – this article probably shouldn’t be read on an empty stomach!
The recently opened Rix Sports Bar & Grill at Disney Coronado Springs Resort is the perfect place to unwind while you catch your favorite game and experience a unique twist on classic bar food, handcrafted cocktails, and local draft beers. Sports fans and foodies alike will love this place!
On the menu you’ll find classic appetizers like wings and nachos, but it also features things like Lobster Sliders with fresh lobster salad on Parker House rolls and Veggie Lettuce Wraps with sautéed peppers, onions, squash, zucchini, and an Asian sesame marinade. And then there is the Watchos – a delicious basket of crispy waffle fries loaded with queso blanco, bacon, and scallions!
For entrées they are serving things like Short Rib Chili, Rix Salad (with an artisanal blend of greens tossed in an orange-honey vinaigrette with beets, tomato, cucumber, and goat cheese), the BBQ Ranch Burger, and 15-Spice BBQ Ribs. One of the highlights of the menu is the mouthwatering Bacon Cheeseburger with crispy onion straws, peppered thick-cut bacon, tomato, lettuce, and your choice of cheese. Make your reservation today!
Now let’s talk about Brunch! A new brunch is coming to Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ at Disney Springs. Starting this month you can enjoy the Rise & Shine Southern Brunch on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On the starter menu, you’ll find cheddar drop biscuits served with either blackberry fig jam or sawmill gravy. There’s also DELICIOUS DOUGHNUTS! You can either get Bacon & Pecan Doughnuts drizzled with caramel or the Rise N’ Shine house-made sugar doughnuts served with spiced cane syrup and seasonal fruit.
On the starters menu you’ll find a selection of southern comfort foods like the Hallelujah Biscuit. This dish is comprised of an open-faced big biscuit topped with Chef Art’s famous fried chicken, two fried eggs, pimento cheese, and pecan-smoked bacon and smothered in sawmill gravy. There’s also the Sunrise Burger topped with pecan-smoked bacon, a fried egg, white cheddar, and tomato-bacon jam, or the Country Benedict, an open-faced big biscuit with griddled country ham, two poached eggs and house-made hollandaise. And of course, a brunch wouldn’t be complete without drinks! The Rise & Shine cocktail menu has a wide selection of Bloody Marys, sangria, and more – with the highlight being the Princess Mimosa with bubbly and freshly-squeezed Florida orange juice.
Over at Magic Kingdom park you’ll find this month’s Flatbread of the Month at Pinocchio Village Haus is the Beef & Bleu Flatbread with bleu cheese, onions, and beef brisket with Alfredo sauce and brushed with a garlic butter.
And then head next door to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, where you can cool off with some refreshing new coffee beverages and snacks at the Oasis Bar & Grill. Enjoy some Kalua Pork Sliders while you sip on a Seven Seas Salty Caramel cold brew with vodka, coffee liqueur, and a caramel garnish or an Island Java-rita cold brew coffee margarita with premium tequila, orange liqueur, and flavors of mango, guava, and ginger. There’s also the Tahitian Vanilla cold brew with Irish whisky, Irish cream, vanilla, and whipped cream that goes GREAT with Malasadas – Portuguese doughnuts served with passion fruit curd.
Need a quick breakfast on-the-go? Then Disney’s Boardwalk has you covered with the savory pastry turnovers at the BoardWalk Bakery. Try the Meat Lovers Pastry Turnover with scrambled eggs, ham, pork sausage, jalapeños, and crème fraiche or the Vegetarian Pastry Turnover with scrambled eggs, spinach, basil, piquillo peppers, and crème fraîche.
Rounding out the list this time is Disney’s Wilderness Lodge! At Artist Point, you’ll find two new menu items – the first being Wild Halibut Cioppino. Serving two, this dish comes with clams, mussels, bay scallops, Carolina gold rice, pigeon peas, and baby fennel. The second dish is the Farm Egg Pappardelle with duck ragoût, English peas, dandelion greens, and aged cow’s milk cheese. And for your sweet tooth, you can also find Chocolate Caramel Mousse at Roaring Fork.
So, are you hungry yet? Make sure you try out all of these new restaurants, menus and tasty June treats!
Source and Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog
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