Author Archives: Dan Fischer

From Behind the Pass: Brunch at Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Kitchen

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Kitchen is just one of the dizzying food options at Disney Springs (I still refer to it as Downtown privately). It’s become Disney World’s hub for foodies seeking something more refined than theme park pizza and french fries. Being a chef, I’m always on the lookout for eats of all kinds, especially anything “southern”. Southern cuisine is comfort food, and comfort fo Continue Reading

Begin the Begin: A Spoiler-Free Review of “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

*Re-post for those who may have missed it! By Dan Fischer It’s fair to say that my opinion of the latest trio of Star Wars movies has not been kind.  As wildly popular as the franchise is right now, the new movies (Episodes 7, 8 and Rogue One) have left me decidedly under-whelmed.  The performances have been largely uneven, ranging from good (Benicio del Toro) to solid (Daisy Ridley) to utterly horrendous (Feli Continue Reading

Sound and Fury: Marvel’s The Avengers Infinity War (Minor spoilers, plenty of warning)

Let’s get something out of the way. This is just part one. It’s far, far from over. Cries of outrage and anguish rose from the crowd tonight as the credits began to roll. My wife and I simply looked at each other and started laughing. Anyone who went into this thinking this movie would be a one-and-done is going to be more dissappointed then when Frodo didn’t toss the Ring into the fires of Mt. Do Continue Reading