Tag Archives: Dining

Being a Decent Diner

Spending a fair amount of time in restaurants and having worked in them when I was younger, I know how tough the job can be.  There’s no reason for us as patrons to make it even more difficult.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Getting a Drink at Disney (Or Not)

I’m not often critical of Disney customer service.  They wrote the book on it.  Every company should follow their model.  Except when it comes to booze. The most difficult thing to deal with, at least at Disney World here in … Continue reading

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Return to the Cooking Place

The first major meal of our week-long celebration of my 50th birthday was at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge’s signature restaurant, Jiko.  We’ve been to Jiko a number of times before, and we’re pretty much in agreement that it’s our favorite … Continue reading

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Getting Back into (Mise en) Place

We have a fair number of out-of-town friends who like to visit, and most of them, like us, have a favorite restaurant in Tampa:  Mise en Place.  When our friend Scott came visiting from Seattle last week, his first (and … Continue reading

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