REVIEW: Grandma’s Recipes Marketplace is an Early Front-runner for Best of the Year at the 2023 Festival of Holidays in Disney California Adventure

Alicia

REVIEW: Grandma’s Recipes Marketplace is an Early Front-runner for Best of the Year at the 2023 Festival of Holidays in Disney California Adventure

Grandma’s Recipes Marketplace returns to the 2023 Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure with an entirely new menu! With several different wines on offer, along with a Berry Paloma and Barbacoa Tamal de Res, we certainly wished our grandma cooked like this.

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Menu for Grandma’s Recipes Marketplace at Disney California Adventure Festival of Holidays 2023

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Food:

  • 🆕Barbacoa Tamal de Res – $9

Beverages:

  • 🆕Berry Pomegranate Paloma – $16
  • Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc – $13
  • Sebastiani Cabernet Sauvignon – $14
  • 🆕McBride Sisters Sparkling Brut Rosé – $14
  • Winter Wineries Flight – $17
    • Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc
    • Sebastiani Cabernet Sauvignon
    • McBride Sisters Sparkling Brut Rosé

Photos of Menu Items from Grandma’s Recipes Marketplace at Disney California Adventure Festival of Holidays 2023

*NEW* Barbacoa Tamal de Res – $9

 with Oaxaca Cheese, Tomatillo Salsa and Crema 

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The Barbacoa tamal is exactly what you want in a tamale.

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The meat is cooked perfectly — tender and flavorful — and the corn tamale is thick and soft, with a healthy helping of salsa verde.

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It does have a tiny bit of a kick, but it’s not intense.

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This is an early favorite of ours for this year’s festival.

*NEW* Berry Pomegranate Paloma – $16

 Blanco Tequila, Blueberry Purée, Lime, Cranberry, and Pomegranate Juices, and Agave Syrup topped with Fresca mixed Vodka Spritz and garnished with an Orange Wheel and Chile Lime seasoned rim 

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The Paloma is a little sweet from the blueberry, and you can definitely taste the tequila.

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We preferred sipping with the tajín and chamoy on the rim, rather than through the straw. The extra flavor from the tajín is needed.

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This is perfect for those who love tequila-based drinks.

The Festival of Holidays will be running at Disney California Adventure from November 10, 2023, to January 7, 2024.

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  • Alicia

    Growing up a native Floridian, I've been visiting the parks since I was three months old. I love all things Winnie the Pooh, Hidden Mickey hunting, and dole whips. Questions or comments? Email me at alicia@wdwnt.com or find me on Instagram @aliciaj_13