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REVIEW: Delicious Southwest Cheesesteak and Strawberry Shortcake Funnel Cake Fries From Award Wieners at Disney California Adventure

Award Wieners at Disney California Adventure has two new items available for the spring: Southwest Cheesesteak and Strawberry Shortcake Funnel Cake Fries.

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These “Supporting Cast” items will only be available for a limited time.

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Southwest Cheesesteak – $15.49

Thinly-sliced Steak with Caramelized Onions, Poblano Peppers, Pepper Jack, Guacamole and Chipotle Aїoli on a toasted Baguette, served with Cuties® Mandarin Oranges or Filmstrip Fries

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We really enjoyed this sandwich in a way we haven’t enjoyed counter service food in a long time. It touched our soul.

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The thinly shaved steak is grilled and chopped, making it crispy and delicious. With the addition of a generous portion of cheese, it makes for a great cheesesteak. But then adding the guacamole and poblano peppers pushes it over the top to be fantastic.

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It comes with a single roasted serrano chile on top, allowing those who wish for spice to add it in — and it brings the heat fairly well. Without the chile, the poblano offers chile flavor without the heat.

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It’s served on a toasted baguette, which completes the sandwich in a hearty crunch that stays soft on the inside. This sandwich, paired with the Filmstrip Fries (the best fries in Disneyland Resort), becomes a lunch that hits the spot in a big way. We highly recommend this cheesesteak and will be returning for it soon.

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Strawberry Shortcake Funnel Cake Fries – $8.99

dusted with Cinnamon-Vanilla Sugar, topped with Strawberries and Whipped Topping, drizzled with Strawberry Sauce and garnished with Mint

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These are a slightly better version of the traditional funnel cake thanks to the addition of cinnamon vanilla sugar.

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This gives a bit of a churro aspect to the tiny sticks of funnel cake fries.

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The whipped topping and strawberries are fairly straightforward and nothing to write home about.

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That being said, this is a standup, classic treat that can be counted on to be a crowd-pleaser.

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