Enjoy: Fish ‘n chips from Yorkshire County Fish Shop

A basket of fish ‘n chips and a Harp lager in his grasp while wandering World Showcase might have been my husband’s favorite memory of a recent trip to Epcot. The highly portable dinner had come from the Yorkshire County Fish Shop, a compact cottage with a quick-service dining window in the United Kingdom Pavilion. Yorkshire County serves up two superior strips of fish – slightly crisp on the outside, flaky and tender on the inside – and thick-cut fries for less than $10. It’s such a tasty, filling bargain that we found ourselves back at Yorkshire County twice during the trip (and, clearly, it was still on the brain days later!) (more…)

Belly dance to Mo’Rockin, Morocco Pavilion

Our daughter was plucked from the crowd this summer in Epcot’s World Showcase for a belly dancing lesson! We had paused in the exotic Morocco Pavilion just as its signature act Mo’Rockin was warming up. Perfect timing to catch some of the music from this 6-person group that blends rhythms from the Middle East, North Africa, Spain, and America. I could spot the look of awe in my daughter’s eye the moment the belly dancer took the stage. I did not, however, expect her to be beckoned onstage. So glad she was, though, and so glad she went. (more…)