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Old 09-18-2014, 05:19 PM   #61
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How sweet of the Dapper Dans to sing and get your hubby involved!!! LOVE it!!
Normally, Peter steers clear of things like that....I was very surprised he went along....especially since we had an audience!
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Day 3- Saturday, February 8, 2014 cont.

After walking around a bit, we started talking about where to have lunch. I suggested trying "Be Our Guest" quick service since it was new and had really good reviews. Peter is always up for anything, so we headed in that direction.

Be Our Guest is set up differently from the other QS restaurants. There was a line, actually two lines, stand-by and fast pass. There are fast passes for everything now, even dining. We got in the stand-by line, which was quite long, but moved pretty fast. The theming is awesome!








A light rain started, so we pulled out our ponchos. Once inside, we were directed to one of the kiosks where we ordered our own lunch and paid with your Magic Bands. I really like this set up. Once inside the dining room, you choose a table and wait for one of the servers to come to you. You fill your own drink at the soda station and grab your silverware from another station. There are servers rolling carts around looking for which table the food belongs to. The only drawback to this type of quick service is it wasn't all that quick. If you aren't in a hurry, the food is well worth the wait and is an awesome value on the dining plan.
Peter got the Tuna Nicoise Salad - Warm seared tuna steak with chilled green beans, potatoes, olives, roasted bell peppers, tomatoes, and hard boiled eggs and I got the Carved Prime Chuck Roast Beef Sandwich - served warm on a baguette with horseradish sour cream and Pomme Frites. Both were delicious!

I got this Lemon Meringue Cupcake for dessert!!! Mmmmm! (Peter got the Strawberry Cream Cheese Cupcake, which was good, but not as good as mine.)








This place was new to us, but we would definitely go back again sometime. Cost for lunch: approx. $40.00 {or 2 QS credits}
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How nice that you were able to get in without too much of a wait! Lunch looked delicious!
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Day 3 - Saturday, February 8, 2014 - cont.

When we came out of the restaurant it was raining a little harder, so we decided to do something inside.



Mickey's Philharmagic was on our list. It's a favorite 3D show!

Next, we hoped to ride BTMRR, but the wait time was a little too long and it was still raining, so we decided to ride the riverboat, something we hadn't done in years.


















We got a text that our room was ready and since it was still drizzly we decided to go back to the room and get settled in (and dry). We made a quick stop to get this year's Christmas ornament, then took the bus to ASMovies.



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Nice lunch dining at BOG! I'm hoping to get a FP+ for this for our October trip. I actually really enjoy the riverboat, but sometimes the timing is just off to fit it into a trip. I like your pictures from it. I Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe, and the ornament you got is like one I bought for a friend a while back.
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