From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap
Is your stomach roaring for some tasty grub? Well I’ve got some deliciously exciting news for you! There is a whole pride of eats and treats coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park this summer with offerings that celebrate some of your favorite characters and moments from Disney’s beloved tale, “The Lion King.”
All of the items listed below begin on May 24and will run through the end of summer. From latte art and ice cream sandwiches to special cones and more, there are enough treats here to have a feast fit for a (lion) king!
Simba Ice Cream Sandwich – Available at Tamu Tamu
Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate chip cookies and decorated with chocolate tail and an image of Simba
Simba’s Sunset Dole Whip – Available at Tamu Tamu
Pineapple Dole Whip topped with red syrup made up of watermelon and coconut
King’s Cooler – Available at Tamu Tamu
Pineapple Dole Whip with rum topped with red syrup made up of watermelon and coconut
Asante Slush – Available at the Shave Ice Cart Near Harambe Market
Shaved ice topped with watermelon and passion fruit-mango syrup
Serengeti Sangria – Available at Dawa Bar, Harambe Market, and Boneyard Bar
Bugs ‘n Grub Waffle Cone – Available at Anandapur Bus and Trilo-Bites
Chocolate soft-serve ice cream in a green cone with cookies and cream “dirt” crumbles, gummy worms, and a chocolate beetle
“The Lion King” Novelty Sipper and Popcorn Bucket – Available Later this Summer at various Outdoor Vending Locations throughout the Park
Only available while supplies last
“The Lion King” Latte Art – Available at Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co.
Special latte art featuring Simba
Lion’s Latte – Available at Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co.
Hot or iced latte with white chocolate and coconut and featuring Joffrey’s “Flavors of Africa” artisan roast coffee from Kenya
Simba Cupcake – Currently available at Pizzafari
Yellow vanilla cupcake filled with white chocolate mousse and topped with buttercream, an edible piece featuring Simba, and a fierce mane of orange and yellow icing
Simba and Nala Waffles – Currently available at Tusker House (breakfast only)
Kid’s waffles featuring Simba and Nala
Special “The Lion King”-themed Merchandise – Available at Mombasa Marketplace, Discovery Trading Company, and Island Mercantile
Enjoy these treats in style with apparel including a Long Live the King Black Youth Tee, a Simba Youth Baseball Cap, and a Hakuna Matata Adult Tee
But that’s not all – in addition to all of these fun treats, there are a few more ways you can celebrate “The Lion King,” such as our new limited-time dining experience – Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night. This event happens on Wednesday nights throughout the summer and takes you on a flavorful journey inspired by the animated classic. Take a train ride to Rafiki’s Planet Watch, enjoy live entertainment, and graze on hors d’oeuvres featuring authentic African fare plus a variety of other delicious selections.
Next door at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Jiko – The Cooking Place is featuring a limited-time special “Lion King”-themed prix fixe menu. Check out the full menu and more details on my recent blog!
For more information on Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and to make reservations, visit the Walt Disney World website or call 407 WDW-DINE (407 939-3463).
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