Pop Eats! – Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Epcot International Festival of the Arts - Pop Eats
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Epcot International Festival of the Arts - Pop Eats

Pop Eats! appeared at the inaugural Festival of the Arts in 2017, so this year marks its third appearance at the 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Arts, taking place January 18 – February 25, 2019. Pop Eats! is a Food Studio serving “modern cuisine inspired by modern art.”

Menu for the Pop Eats! Food Studio at Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Food:

  • Sous Vide Poulet Rouge Chicken Roulade with Apples and Sage served with Warm Brie Fondue, Blueberry and Beet Gel and garnished with Apple and Beet Chips (GF) – $6.75
  • Shrimp Ceviche with Lime Mint Foam (GF) – $6.00
  • Almond Frangipane Cake layered with Raspberry Jam and Callebaut Belgian Chocolate (V) – $4.50
  • Pop’t Art: Modern-designed Sugar Cookie with Strawberry Filling (V) – $4.50

Beverages:

*Price per bottle is an average price of the spirit at your local liquor store.

  • 🆕 Blue Sky Black Cherry Boba Freeze (Non-Alcoholic) – $4.25
  • 🆕 #RainbowSherbertGlitterDreamAle by Playalinda Brewing Co., Titusville, FL – $4.50
  • Popping Bubbles Cocktail – $10.00

All four food items are identical to last year, as well as the Popping Bubbles Cocktail.

Pop Eats!
Offerings from Pop Eats! at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Photos of Menu Items from Pop Eats! at Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Sous Vide Poulet Rouge Chicken Roulade with Apples and Sage served with Warm Brie Fondue, Blueberry and Beet Gel and garnished with Apple and Beet Chips (GF) – $6.75

Sous Vide Poulet Rouge Chicken Roulade with Apples and Sage served with Warm Brie Fondue, Blueberry and Beet Gel and garnished with Apple and Beet Chips (GF) – $6.75

We felt the portion for the price didn’t quite match here, with the piece of chicken being very small. The brie cheese doesn’t match the other flavors present in the dish either, but the blueberry jelly is pretty good. Mix it up with your few bites of chicken if you chose to get this dish, we’re on the fence about the $6.75.

Shrimp Ceviche with Lime Mint Foam (GF) – $6.00

REVIEW: “POP Eats!” Food Studio – Epcot International Festival of the Arts 2017
Shrimp Ceviche with Lime Mint Foam (GF) – $6.00

While a little on the strange side, the shrimp ceviche with lime mint foam was pretty good. The foam flavor doesn’t overpower anything in the dish and the shrimp tasted fresh. Not the best shrimp dish I’ve ever had, but not the worst either.

Almond Frangipane Cake layered with Raspberry Jam and Callebaut Belgian Chocolate (V) – $4.50

REVIEW: “POP Eats!” Food Studio – Epcot International Festival of the Arts 2017
Almond Frangipane Cake layered with Raspberry Jam and Callebaut Belgian Chocolate (V) – $4.50

This dessert is brilliant in its simplicity. The chocolate icing, exquisitely moist cake, and raspberry jam mix for one of the best festival treats I have ever had. I know it probably sounds dumb to enjoy a fairly regular cake item at an event with rarer dining delicacies, but it was just made so perfectly. Plus it’ll look great on your Instagram hashtag ArtfulEpcot

Pop’t Art: Modern-designed Sugar Cookie with Strawberry Filling (V) $4.50

REVIEW: “The Painter's Palate” Food Studio – Epcot International Festival of the Arts 2017
Pop’t Art: Modern-designed Sugar Cookie with Strawberry Filling (V) – $4.50

It’s a pop-tart and cookie hybrid, this year with a strawberry filling. You may remember 2017’s version had a hazelnut filling and we felt it was a sugar rush. Well, this isn’t much of a change. Again, you can get some really cool pictures and every piece is unique, but it’s not unique enough to warrant a purchase especially at the price tag.

Blue Sky Black Cherry Boba Freeze (Non-Alcoholic) – $4.25

Festival of the Arts
Blue Sky Black Cherry Boba Freeze (Non-Alcoholic) – $4.25

This tastes like frozen Florida tap water. It is horrendous. Avoid at all costs.

#RainbowSherbertGlitterDreamAle by Playalinda Brewing Co., Titusville, FL – $4.50

Festival of the Arts
#RainbowSherbertGlitterDreamAle by Playalinda Brewing Co., Titusville, FL – $4.50

I’ve never had a sparkling beer before, so I applaud its presence. I will wish it tasted good though. It was pretty think, almost gelatinous. It’s pretty offputting.

Popping Bubbles Cocktail – $10.00

Popping Bubbles Cocktail - $10.00
Popping Bubbles Cocktail – $10.00

Fairytale Cuve

Whoever thought boba should be included in champagne should be shunned, because it just doesn’t work. It’s a fun drink, but you quickly learn that it’s difficult to A) sip and enjoy before being left with random boba, or if you B) get a straw and learn the hard way that champagne can’t be sipped through a straw without it bubbling everywhere. It’s a fun cocktail and the passion-fruit boba work well with the champagne. They’re using a FairyTale Celebration Cuvée, which is also enticing in itself.

Location of Pop Eats! at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Pop Eats! is located at World Showcase Plaza past the Disney Traders shop as you head towards Mexico.

Festival of the Arts Pop Eats Map

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Jason Diffendal

Jason has been a lifelong fan of the Disney parks since his first visit at age 2. His biennial pilgrimages during his childhood accelerated into semi-annual visits by the year 2000, when he also Joined the Disney Vacation Club. Luckily, Jason’s bride-to-be was also a Disney fan, which allowed his infatuation with the Disney parks to continue, and ultimately culminated in their wedding at Disney's Wedding Pavilion in September 2003. Early in 2007, Jason began his involvement with the planning for what became Celebration 25, the unofficial fan gathering to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Epcot®. Soon thereafter, Jason met Tom Corless at a pin trading meet in New Jersey, and became part of the WDW News Today podcast starting with Episode 17. Jason has been involved with the WDWNT Network ever since, and can't seem to escape no matter how hard he tries.
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