top of page
  • Writer's pictureMaria

Art and Cuisine

Updated: Feb 16, 2023

The shortest but most creative festival at Walt Disney World's Epcot is here!! Celebrate January 13 through February 20, 2023 and if you know me you know it's all about the food and drinks!! Here is the FULL menu Disney has released!! Stay tuned as I add to this blog rating things I have tried along the way!

Epcot is also holding a Disney on Broadway Concert Series! There will be aerobatic shows, artists, and more for you to enjoy as well!

Here are some pictures from my previous times at the Festival of the Arts!

Pop Eats (Near Port of Entry)

Food Items:

  • Tomato Soup with grilled cheese

  • Tomato Soup with pimento cheese, bacon, and fried green tomato grilled cheese (New)

  • Almond Frangipane Cake layered with raspberry jam and Belgian chocolate (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine Item)


  • Brooklyn Brewery Pulp Art Hazy IPA

  • Bleu Spectrum: Blanc de Bleu Cuveé Mousseux with boba pearls

The Deconstructed Dish (Near Port of Entry)

Food Items:

  • Deconstructed BLT: Pork belly, soft-poached egg, onion bread pudding, watercress espuma, and tomato jam $7.00

So let's deconstruct this (lol) the bread was a bit weird and just really not needed, and while this was a little challenging to eat and my egg was over done so I didnt get that nice runny yolk, the flavors were good! I would probably try it again, and Ill give it 3 1/2 stars

  • Deconstructed French Onion Soup: Beef broth ravioli, gruyère cream, onion bread pudding, and onion textures $6.50

I love the concept of this, the idea is great, and while it was good, it tasted nothing like french onion soup to me. I'll give it 3 stars and probably wouldn't try it again. The idea is there, but needs to be better!

  • Deconstructed Key Lime Pie: Flexible Key lime curd, “Key lime” mousse, graham cracker cake, and meringues (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine Item)


  • Deconstructed Apple Pie à la Mode: Apple-cinnamon gelato, cinnamon apple cider, apple pie filling, and streusel (Non-alcoholic)

  • Wicked Weed Brewing Blank Canvas Belgian Blonde Witbier

Deco Delights (Near Port of Entry)

Food Items:

  • Dulce Chocolate Mousse with chocolate crémeux and dark chocolate truffle

  • Decadent Valrhona Chocolate with dark chocolate mousse, chocolate brownie, and cassis mousse

  • Orange Mousse with Lemon Cake and Raspberry Meringues (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine Item)


  • 3 Daughters Brewing Strawberry Blonde Nitro

  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Vanilla Porter

  • Playalinda Brewing Co. Milk Stout

  • Espresso Martini featuring Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka (New)

  • Neapolitan Beer Flight

The Craftsman’s Courtyard (Near Creations Shop)

Food Items:

  • Beef Wellington: Mushroom duxelles, prosciutto, and puff pastry with red wine demi-glace and baby vegetables

  • Cast Iron-roasted P.E.I. Mussels with sautéed tomatoes, garlic, and fresh herbs


  • BrewDog Jet Black Heart Nitro Oatmeal Stout (New)

  • Cold Fashion Coffee Cocktail

Refreshment Outpost

Food Items:

  • Plant-based Bratwurst with spicy turmeric aïoli, coffee barbecue jackfruit, and slaw (Plant-based item)

  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie

  • Soft-serve Waffle Cone: DOLE Whip, salted-caramel soft-serve, or swirl


  • Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. Berries & Cream Sour Berliner (New)

  • Left Hand Brewing Co. Wook Bait IPA (New)

  • Central 28 Beer Company Wall Art Brown Ale

Pastoral Palate (Germany)

Food Items:

  • Red Wine-braised Beef Short Rib with parsnip purée, broccolini, baby tomatoes, and aged balsamic

  • Wild Boar Cassoulet with duck confit, ham hock, and wild boar sausage

  • Black Forest Cake: Chocolate Mousse with morello cherries and Chantilly cream (New)


  • 3 Daughters Brewing Rosé Hard Cider

  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Rosé Blonde Ale

  • Frozen Rosé

  • A Play on Rosé Flight

  • Marietta Old Vine Rosé

The Artist’s Table (The American Adventure)

Food Items:

  • Three-Meat Meatloaf with “Peas and Carrots”: Green pea pudding, carrot ketchup, shaved carrot salad, and snap peas (New)

  • Duck and Dumplings: Smoked duck breast, ricotta dumplings, petite vegetables, and duck jus (New) $7.00

Duck is something I think is hard to do at a festival like this, if it sits too long it gets greasy, it needs to be hot, and not overdone. While this was a bit greasy it was delicious! I would try it again for sure!

4 stars

  • Hummingbird Cake: Banana cake with pineapple, coconut, pecans, and cream cheese frosting with banana sorbet (New)


  • Sipping Chocolate Flight: White, milk, and dark chocolates (Non-alcoholic)$9.00

Who doesn't love a good sipping chocolate?! Anyone remember during the olden days of Flower and Garden festival when Ghirardelli chocolate had an area you could get sipping chocolate? YUM! It wasn't quite as good as that, but it was delicious!! 5 stars and I would get it again for sure!

  • Boulevard Brewing Co. Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale (New)

  • Parish Brewing Co. South Coast Session Amber Ale (New)

  • Brewery Ommegang Three Philosophers Belgian Quad (New)

  • Lange Estate Winery Pinot Noir

  • Symphony in Chocolate Flight: Mozart Chocolate Liqueurs paired with sipping chocolates

  • Beer Flight

Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina (Morocco)

Food Items:

  • Carrots Three Ways: Chermoula-spiced grilled carrots, pickled carrots, and carrot ginger purée (Plant-based item) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)

  • House-made Crispy Almond Phyllo Pockets with white chocolate pomegranate and milk chocolate orange


  • Chai Tea Mint Sparkler featuring Twinings Chai Tea with Sprite (Non-alcoholic)

  • Stem Ciders Flockstar Hard Cider

  • Blake’s Hard Cider Co. Mule de Pomme: Pomegranate, ginger, and lime hard cider

  • 3 Daughters Brewing Chai Hard Cider

  • Chai Tea Mint Mimosa featuring Twinings Chai Tea with Key lime sparkling wine and mint

  • Cider Flight

Vibrante & Vívido: Encanto Cocina (Between Morocco & France)

Food Items:

  • Chorizo and Potato Empanada with turmeric aïoli and annatto aïoli (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine Item) $6.75

I have a lot of critique for this one.. The empanada itself was not a traditional dough, the sauces? Bleh. The stuffing was pretty goos but could have been better, everything else about it was just odd. I wouldn't get it again. Im giving it 1 star.

  • Spicy Ajiaco Soup with guajillo and árbol chili-spiced chicken, potato, avocado, corn, and crème fraîche (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)

  • Passion Fruit Mousse with dragon fruit jam (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)


  • Coconut and Passion Fruit Smoothie (Non-alcoholic)

  • Frozen Piña Colada

  • Passion Fruit Daiquiri

Refreshment Port (Near Canada)

Food Items:

  • Gnocchi Poutine with red wine-braised beef, cheese curds, basil, and burrata

  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie

  • Soft-serve Waffle Cone: DOLE Whip Strawberry, DOLE Whip Lemon, or swirl


  • Blood Orange Cosmo: Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka with blood orange, cranberry, and lime

  • Boulevard Brewing Co. Quirk Blueberry Lemon & Lavender Hard Seltzer (New)

Gourmet Landscapes (Canada)

Food Items:

  • Blood Orange-braised Beet Tartare with mustard vinaigrette, pickled clamshell mushrooms, and golden beets (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine Item) (Plant-based Item) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly) $5.50

My husband Greg had this and loved it, he ate it so fast I didn't get a bite lol so we will give this 5 stars!

  • Roasted Bone Marrow with onion marmalade, pickled mushrooms, and petite lettuce - $10.50

I am a fan of Roasted Bone Marrow, you can also get a delicious one in Brown Derby (Hollywood Studios) but this was delicious, so good my son licked the bone LOL 5 Stars!

  • Wild Mushroom Risotto with aged Parmesan, truffle shavings, and zinfandel reduction


  • Whole Hog Brewery Raspberry Chéret Double Radler

  • Schlumberger Cuvée Klimt Brut

  • The Meeker Vineyard Winemaker’s Handprint Merlot

  • Frozen Rusty Nail Cocktail

Moderne (Near Test Track)

Food Items:

  • Compressed Watermelon Tataki with pickled watermelon rind, yuzu pearls, watermelon foam, and wasabi (New) (Plant-based Item)

  • Angry Crab: Whole crispy soft-shell crab with green papaya salad, mango-sriracha fluid gel, and coconut-lime foam with pomegranate and mango crush pearls (New) $7.25

This whole soft shell crab was delicious! I would get this again for sure! 5 stars!

  • Pan-seared Scallops with vanilla-butternut squash purée, brown butter cauliflower purée, and lime foam (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine Item)

  • The Tropics: Lilikoi mousse, guava cake, coconut crémeux, compressed pineapple, and mango gel (New)


  • Watermelon Mary featuring Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka (New) $11.50

The Watermelon Mary was ok, very strong and tasted not much like any watermelon Ive ever had. Probably wouldn't get this again

2 Stars.

  • Lohr Riesling (New)

Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food, and Little Sparks of Magic

Food Items:

  • Fruit Pizza: Watermelon, compressed cantaloupe, berries, and berry balsamic (New) (Plant-based Item) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)

  • Pop’t Art: Sugar Cookie with blueberry filling (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine Item)

  • Rainbow Cake with freeze-dried SKITTLES bite sized candies

  • Figment Premium Popcorn Bucket with rainbow popcorn (Limit 2 per person)


  • Grape Smoothie with freeze-dried SKITTLES bite sized candies (Non-alcoholic) (New)

  • 3 Daughters Brewing Black Cherry Hard Cider (New)

  • 3 Daughters Brewing Blood Orange Hard Cider (New)

  • 3 Daughters Brewing Passion Fruit Hard Cider (New)

  • Rainbow Cider Flight (New)

  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Green with Envy Blonde Ale (New)

  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Blue Butterfly Lager (New)

  • Urban Artifact The Gadget Raspberry & Blackberry Midwest Fruit Tart (New)

  • Rainbow Beer Flight (New)

Connections Café

Food Item:

  • Figment Liege Waffle (New)

Connections Eatery


  • Dusk ‘Til Dawn: Three Olives Blueberry Vodka, lemonade, and orange juice with cotton candy

L’Art de la Cuisine Française (France)

Food Items:

  • Crème de Brie en Petit Pain: Warm creamy brie in a house-made bread bowl

  • Croissant à la Truffle Noir d’Hiver: Black winter truffle croissant

  • Mille-Feuille de Betteraves aux Herbes et Noix de Cajoux: Plant-based napoleon with beets, cashew-herb filling, pepper-pine nut sauce, and balsamic vinegar caviar (New) (Plant-based Item)

  • Moelleux aux Noisettes et Chocolats Valrhona: Molten chocolate and hazelnut cake with pure origin Valrhona chocolates and passion fruit-mango sauce


  • Frozen French Martini: Grey Goose Vodka, vodka, chambord liqueur, pineapple, orange, and grape juices with lemon-lime foam

  • Charles Lafitte, Brut Rosé Prestige, Méthode Traditionnelle Champenoise, French Rosé Sparkling Wine

  • Domaine Raphaël Sallet, Mâcon-Uchizy Les Maranches 2020, Chardonnay, Mâconnais, Burgundy (New)

  • Cîroc Sunset Citrus Vodka Spritz (New)

El Artista Hambriento (Mexico)

Food Items:

  • Carne Asada: Chipotle-marinated beef sirloin, sweet potato purée, and crispy-fried onions (New) $9.38

What can I say? The fried onions were good, the sweet potato puree tasted nothing like sweet potatoes, and the steak? eh. I make better Carne Asada than they did. It literally could have been just a normal steak and you wouldn't have known the difference. 1 star. Won't get it again

  • Huarache de Champiñones: Guajillo chile and corn masa huarache with pinto beans, oyster mushrooms, Nopales, queso fresco, and pea tendrils (New)

  • Flan de Coco: Coconut flan, guava sauce, and whipped cream (New) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)


  • Mexican Craft Beer: Cielito Lindo Artisanal Mexican Craft Beer

  • Bombon Margarita “Marshmallow”: Ilegal Mezcal Reposado, marshmallow cordial, lime juice, agave nectar and a hint of coffee and elderflower served with a toasted marshmallow (New)$15.49

Welp. If you know me, or you follow me, you know margaritas are my thing. This one was not the move. tasted zero coffee, it was just as much as a margarita from La Cava and half the size. The Marshmallows? Not sure the point, but the drink itself was ok. 2 stars, wouldn't get it again.

  • Las Californias: Tromba Blanco Tequila, strawberry-lime purée, and Las Californias Citrus Mexican Gin (New)

Goshiki (Japan)

Food Items:

  • Rainbow Katsu Sando: Pork cutlet sandwich with tangy tonkatsu sauce and cabbage in rainbow sweet bread (New)

  • Sushi Donut: Donut-shaped sushi featuring salmon, tuna, shrimp, cucumber, and sesame seed over a decorated plate of wasabi aïoli, sriracha aïoli, and eel sauce

  • Ichigo Daifuku: Mixed berry mochi, sweet azuki bean paste, and mascarpone (New)


  • Sui Sui Watercolor Lager (New)

  • Masu Sake in a traditional personalized wooden cup

  • Purple Yuzu Sake Lemonade: Sake cocktail infused with butterfly pea flower and yuzu lemonade (New)

The Painted Panda (China)

Food Items:

  • General Tso’s Chicken Shumai

  • Char Siu Pork Bun


  • “Panda” Bubble Milk Tea with black tea, milk, chocolate, and tapioca boba pearls (Non-alcoholic)

  • Lucky Foo Pale Ale

  • Silk Road Hard Lemonade with Smirnoff Vodka, lavender-coconut syrup, and lemonade (New)

  • Sea Butterfly: Butterfly Pea Flower-infused cocktail with Smirnoff Vodka, light rum, lychee syrup, and magic boba pearls

L’Arte di Mangiare (Italy)

Food Items:

  • Mozzarella Fritta: Flash-fried breaded fresh mozzarella with artist palette condiments (New)$8.25

We thought this was quite expensive for what it was, but who can resist what essentially is a fried cheese stick? The sauces were Ketchup and mayo, Basil pesto, tomato, and balsamic. I would get it again, but not at that price.. so we will go with 4 stars!

  • Ravioli ai Funghi, Perle Tartufate: Wild mushroom-stuffed pasta with truffle butter and truffle pearls (New)

  • Budino al Cioccolato: Chocolate pudding with colorful chocolate décor (New)


  • Peroni Pilsner

  • Chianti

  • Prosecco

  • Italian Sangria Red or White

  • Italian Margarita with tequila and limoncello

  • Amaretto Bellini: DISARONNO Originale Liqueur, white peach purée, and prosecco

Funnel Cake

  • Mocha Funnel Cake: Mini Funnel Cake with cappuccino ice cream topped with chocolate whipped cream and M&M’S chocolate candies (New)

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company

World Discovery (Near Mission: SPACE) – Amber Frost: An artistic blend of frozen lemon ice, a splash of Minute Maid Premium Lemonade, blood orange, and orange popping boba pearls (New) (Alcoholic version available with Grey Goose Vodka)

Near Canada – Magenta Frost: An artistic blend of frozen lemon ice, a splash of Minute Maid Premium Lemonade, dragon fruit, and dragon fruit popping boba pearls (New) (Alcoholic version available with Grey Goose Vodka)

Showcase Plaza (Near Disney Traders) – Jade Frost: An artistic blend of frozen lemon ice, a splash of Minute Maid Premium Lemonade, green apple, and green apple popping boba pearls (New) (Alcoholic version available with Grey Goose Vodka)

The American Adventure – Cerulean Frost: An artistic blend of frozen lemon ice, a splash of Minute Maid Premium Lemonade, blue raspberry, and blueberry popping boba pearls 6.39 (New) (Alcoholic version available with Grey Goose Vodka)

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page