“Rebel Hangar” – Star Wars Lounge Dining Experience Added to Star Wars Weekends 2015, Reservations Open Now

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Some of the Backlot Express restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will become the “Rebel Hangar”, a first-time-ever Star Wars lounge experience for Star Wars Weekends 2015:

Calling All Space Travelers!

Bring your tastes and take your place in this makeshift home of visiting pilots, renegades and smugglers. Enter the Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience!

Once a thriving port in a system in the Outer Rim, this abandoned space now serves as a rest stop and hangout for cosmic travelers of all kinds.

Explore the bounty of sights and sounds as you pass through the entryway—framed by the remnants long-abandoned spacecraft and other vehicles. Then, get ready for Star Wars-inspired food and beverage offerings as only a galaxy far, far away can supply—such as:

  • Spicy pork wings topped with piquillo pepper sauce
  • Slider sampler featuring barbecue-braised brisket with coleslaw, and barbecued pulled chicken with arugula
  • Hummus with red pepper coulis, black sesame dust and corn tortilla chips
  • Key lime cake

Don’t miss your chance to enjoy these unique intergalactic offerings—be sure to book your reservation online or by calling (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463!

Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience will be available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Star Wars Weekends—from May 15 to June 14, 2015, 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Reservation are available now but going fast, so hurry up and book today if you are attending Star Wars Weekends this year.

 

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UPDATE: Disney has revealed more of the menu offerings:

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  • Pilot’s Pomme Frites – these are tossed with parmesan cheese, garlic and parsley with a garlic aioli for dipping
  • Ensalada Naboo – seared chicken breast, bibb lettuce, grape tomatoes, watermelon radish, almond frica, and a parmesan-peppercorn ranch dressing
  • Lightsaber Bites – hand-dipped corn-battered knockwurst sausages with house-made chips and mustard dipping sauce
  • The Dark Fried – Chicken and Darth Vader waffles served with maple syrup and sweet barbecue sauce
  • Trio of Thermal Detonators – spicy pork wings topped with spicy piquillo-pepper sauce and slaw
  • Slider Sampler featuring “The Sith” barbecue-braised brisket with cole slaw and “The Jedi” with barbecued pulled chicken with arugula
  • Fruit and Cheese “Sabers” featuring Tillamook cheddar, Brie, goat cheese, pickled vegetables, crostini, cheddar crackers, blueberries, raspberries, honeydew melon, strawberry, olives and gherkins
  • Chips & Sith – hummus with red pepper coulis, black sesame dust, and corn tortilla chips
  • Yoda Key Lime Cake
  • Trio of Star Wars mini cupcakes, including Mini Darth Vader (chocolate-peanut butter), Mini Yoda (chocolate-hazelnut), and Mini Jabba the Hutt (salted caramel latte) served in the Han Solo Carbonite Souvenir Box

A new drink menu will also be available:

  • Imperial Blue – Maker’s Mark Whisky, Cointreau, Blue Curacao, sweet and sour, topped with Sprite
  • Tatooine Sunset – Stoli vanilla, Parrot Bay Coconut Rum, pineapple juice with grenadine
  • Rebel Red – Grey Goose vodka, Chambord, sour mix and a splash of grenadine
  • Dagobah Swamp Juice – Midori, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, sweet and sour, topped with lemon-lime foam
  • The Dark Side – Stoli vanilla vodka, Bailey’s liqueur, crème de cocoa and brownie garnish
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