Complete Guide to Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Food Coming to the Disney Parks

by | Apr 29, 2024 | Aulani, DLR Food, Walt Disney World Food, WDW Blog

It’s Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and Disney is celebrating with new food and drink offerings at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and Disney has revealed a full list of the food, drinks, and more that will be coming to Disney World and Disneyland Resort to celebrate the month! Disney has released a full foodie guide that includes both existing and new treats to enjoy throughout the month. Read on for everything you need to know!

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Disney Food Guide

Walt Disney World

From the hotels to the parks, guests will be able to take in a variety of limited-time food offerings for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Disney World.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Sanaa

  • Samosas: Potato and pea samosas with tamarind and mango chutney
  • Zanzibari Vegetable Curry: Seasonal vegetables with fragrant rice
  • Zanzibari Vegetable Curry with Chicken: Seasonal vegetables with fragrant rice

Available at Various Disney Resort Hotels

  • Pork Sisig with Noodles: Citrus-roasted pork with lo mein noodles, onions, peppers, chiles, and ginger-butter sauce; available at the following locations:  
    • World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
    • Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
    • End Zone Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
    • Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
    • Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
    • Everything POP Shopping & Dining at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
    • Riverside Mill Food Court at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
    • Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
  • Moana Chocolate-Coconut Pie: Coconut and chocolate custard, graham cracker crust, Chantilly cream, toasted macadamia nuts, and Moana fondant décor; available at the following locations:  
    • World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
    • Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
    • End Zone Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
    • Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
    • Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
    • Spyglass Grill at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
    • Everything POP Shopping & Dining at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
    • Riverside Mill Food Court at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
    • Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

Available at Various Pool Bars, Table-service Restaurants, and Lounges

  • Thai Basil Fizz: Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, ginger beer, Thai basil, and lime 

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Nomad Lounge

  • Bangkok Chicken Wings: Crispy chicken wings, fish sauce caramel, peanuts, and cilantro

Pizzafari

  • Moana Heart of Te Fiti Cupcake: coconut cake, pineapple custard filling, coconut buttercream, white chocolate “Heart of Te Fiti,” and coconut crumble (Available through May 31)

Restaurantosaurus

  • Moana Heart of Te Fiti Cupcake: coconut cake, pineapple custard filling, coconut buttercream, white chocolate “Heart of Te Fiti,” and coconut crumble (Available through May 31)

Terra Treats

  • Thai Sweet Chili-glazed Pork Pizza: Sweet chili-glazed smoked pork on our thick fresh-baked pizza dough with melted mozzarella

Tiffins Restaurant

  • Butter Chicken: Chickpea-rice croquette, English peas, young squash, and pickled onion

Thirsty River Bar, Dawa Bar, and DinoLand U.S.A. Bars

  • Singapore Sling: New Amsterdam Gin, Heering Cherry Liqueur, sweet-and-sour, grenadine, and Sprite (Available through May 31)

EPCOT

The Citrus Blossom Outdoor Kitchen at the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

  • Orange Sesame Tempura Shrimp with orange-chili sauce

Lotus House Outdoor Kitchen at the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

  • Spicy Mala Chicken Skewer with creamy peanut sauce
  • House-made Cheesy Crab Wontons
  • Pan-fried Vegetable Dumplings
  • Mango Bubble Tea 
  • Brew Hub Honey Jasmine Lager Draft Beer
  • Dragon Dynasty: Baijiu spirit, light rum, dragon fruit syrup, piña colada mix, and soda water
  • Lucky Peach: Peach whiskey, oolong tea, honey, lemon juice, and soda water
  • Tropical Moon: Vodka, triple sec, passion fruit syrup, soda water, and white boba pearls

Hanami Outdoor Kitchen at the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival (Available through July 5th)

  • Frushi: Strawberry, pineapple, and lychee wrapped in coconut rice and pink soy wrap served with whipped cream, drizzled raspberry sauce, and toasted coconut
  • Steam Bun filled with vegetables and plant-based soy meat
  • Ramen Cup: Ramen salad shaken in a cup with fresh vegetables, grilled chicken, and dashi broth with chili oil and yuzu
  • Watermelon-Strawberry Lemonade 
  • Orange Blossom Brewing Co. Cherry Blossom Green Tea Pilsner  
  • Ichigo Breeze Cocktail: Sake with Strawberry and Watermelon  
  • Ozeki Pineapple Nigori Sake  

Trowel & Trellis Outdoor Kitchen at the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival (Available through July 5th)

  • Soy-glazed Sticky Ribs: Soy-glazed sticky ribs with green onions and peanuts

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

ABC Commissary

  • Pork Adobo: Soy and vinegar-braised pork served with steamed white rice, pickled onions, and a sesame-cucumber salad

Backlot Express

  • Teriyaki Tofu Bowl: Seasoned jasmine rice, marinated tofu, yuzu-pickled edamame, carrots, cucumber, and onions drizzled with house-made lemon-tahini chipotle vinaigrette and sesame seeds

Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant

  • Bánh Mì Burger: Grilled house-made pork patty topped with roasted pork belly, pickled vegetables, cucumber, herbs, and a sriracha aïoli

Magic Kingdom

Energy Bytes

  • Passion Fruit IceOForm: Ice cream mochi, citrus, shortbread crunch, and purple ube foam

Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen

  • “Hardy Har Char” Siu Pork: Char siu-marinated pork tenderloin served with house-pickled vegetables and jasmine rice  
  • Nile Nellie’s Noodle Bowl: Sauteéd shrimp tossed with a spicy tamarind sauce, picked radish, eggs, toasted peanuts, and fresh-cut herbs
  • Mango Float: Kalamansi namelaka, mango crèmeux, and house-made graham cracker

Disney Springs

Amorette’s Patisserie

  • Strawberry Boba Milk Tea Petit Cake: Layers of vanilla cake soaked in strawberry milk tea filled with strawberry mousse, strawberry boba pearls, and crushed strawberry biscuit sticks
  • Mushu Cake Bar: Chocolate and red velvet cake bar
Strawberry Boba Milk Tea Petit Cake Amorette's Patisserie

Strawberry Boba Milk Tea Petit Cake. Photo Courtesy of Disney

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  • Bombay Smash: Coconut, pineapple, apricot, and spiced rum
  • Gobi Manchurian: Crispy cauliflower, ginger, garlic, chili sauce, pico de gallo, and cumin basmati rice

Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew

  • Purple Glazed Ube Donut
  • Purple Reign: Iced chai tea, purple ube coconut milk, coconut syrup, and ube syrup swirl

The Ganachery

  • Year of the Dragon Chocolate Piñata: Dark chocolate shell filled with dark chocolate-covered candied orange peel and five-spice marshmallows

Morimoto Asia

  • Adobo Tacos: St. Louis pork adobo, taco shell, guacamole, tomato, lime, and micro cilantro

Splitsville Luxury Lanes

  • Golden Spider Roll: Tempura fried softshell crab, cucumber and avocado wrapped in soy paper and sushi rice, topped with diced mango, honey wasabi, eel sauce, and micro greens

STK Steakhouse Orlando

  • Fish & Poi: Tuna poke, kukui nuts, and poi chili sauce
  • Tako Poke: Octopus, Maui onions, cucumber, kimchi garlic sauce, and sesame seeds
  • Pipikaula Wagyu Skirt Steak: 4 oz steak, wild mushroom poke, lomi tomatoes

The BOATHOUSE

  • Changing Tides: Conniption Gin, Fever-Tree Sparkling Lime & Yuzu

The Polite Pig

  • Loco Moco Meatloaf: With smoked sticky rice, lomi tomatoes, sunny side up egg, and smoked Maui onion demi glace

Vivoli Il Gelato

  • Ube Tiramisu: Ube cream with coconut-soaked ladyfingers

Disneyland Resort

At Disneyland Resort, the parks and hotels will be offering specialty food and drinks in celebration of AAPI month in May.

Tangaroa Terrace Food. Photo Courtesy of Disney

Disney California Adventure

Aunt Cass Café

  • California Roll Sandwich: Shrimp crab salad, wasabi mayo and yakisoba sauce in a milk bread bun topped with masago and served with garlic chips (Available starting May 1)
  • Yuzu Bread Pudding: Yuzu bread pudding with yuzu lemon curd and blueberry compote in a graham cracker crust with whipped topping(Available starting May 1)
  • Yuzu Lemonade Coffee: Yuzu lemonade layered with cold brew coffee (Available starting May 1)
  • San Fransokyo Clam Chowder: Creamy clam chowder with bacon, potatoes, and a hint of white miso
  • Soba Noodle Salad: Tofu, cabbage, edamame, carrots, roasted corn, scallions, and cilantro topped with crispy shallots and sesame ginger dressing  
  • Chilled Shrimp Soba Noodle Salad: Tofu, cabbage, edamame, carrots, roasted corn, scallions, and cilantro topped with crispy shallots and sesame ginger dressing
  • Japanese-style Fluffy Cheesecake 
  • Honey Lemon-Ade: Minute Maid Lemonade Zero Sugar and yuzu purée with passion fruit and strawberry popping spheres

Hollywood Lounge

  • Dragon Fruit Soju Mule: Soju, dragon fruit syrup, lime juice, and ginger ale garnished with DOLE Dragon Fruit

Lucky Fortune Cookery

  • Karaage-inspired Crispy Chicken Sandwich with slaw and togarashi mayonnaise on a potato bun served with garlic chips
  • Beef Bulgogi Burrito with seasoned rice, cabbage slaw and garlic chips
  • Yaki Udon with Karaage-inspired Crispy Chicken and mushrooms, sugar snap peas, roasted red peppers, bok choy, dark soy, and hoisin sauces
  • Yaki Udon with mushrooms, sugar snap peas, roasted red peppers, bok choy, dark soy, and hoisin sauces
  • Teriyaki Chicken with sautéed vegetables and steamed rice
  • Beef Birria Ramen with consomé served with house-made birria, soft-boiled egg, Monterey Jack, cilantro, roasted corn, onions, and radish
  • Pot Stickers: Crispy vegetable and chicken pot stickers
  • Lychee Tea: Gold Peak Unsweetened Black Tea and premium lychee syrup with lychee coconut jelly
  • Thai Tea with sea salt cream and brown sugar boba
  • Bottle Logic Hamachi Japanese Rice Lager  
  • Harland Brewing Ube HAZY IPA 
  • Strawberry Lychee Cocktail: Vodka, lychee liqueur, premium strawberry syrup, and fresh lemon juice with sliced strawberry garnish

Port of San Fransokyo Cervecería

  • Gyoza Sausage Bun: Steamed bun with ground pork and vegetables served with chili-soy dipping sauce (Mobile order available) 
  • Karl Strauss Brewing Company Moment of Zen Japanese Rice Lager 

Smokejumpers Grill

  • Passion Orange and Guava Punch  
  • Passion Orange and Guava Cocktail: Rum with passion, orange, and guava punch

Studio Catering Co.

  • Orange Chicken Burrito: Crispy orange chicken and lo mein noodles with vegetables and egg fried rice rolled in a flour tortilla and served with hot sauce and fried wonton chips
  • Lychee Pear Refresher: Lychee syrup with pear purée over ice with lychee popping spheres

Disneyland Park

The Tropical Hideaway

  • DOLE Whip Pineapple Ginger Mint Float with pineapple-ginger juice and a smoked salt-spiced rim (Available starting May 1)
  • Shrimp & Chive Potstickers: Crispy chile-garlic sauce, fresh herbs and lime (Available starting May 1)
  • Crispy Chile Garlic Dipping Sauce (Available starting May 1)
  • Char Siu Bao: Sweet sticky roasted pork and sweet BBQ sauce dusted with paprika
  • Lime Chicken Bao with butternut squash and fresh herbs
  • Traditional Pork Lumpia: Pork and vegetable lumpia with sweet chili dipping sauce
  • Sweet Lumpia: Pineapple and cream cheese-filled lumpia with DOLE Pineapple dipping sauce
  • Pineapple Coconut Float: Blue DOLE Pineapple-Coconut Juice topped with DOLE Whip soft serve, strawberry lava, and a gummy

Disneyland Hotel

Tangaroa Terrace Tropical Bar & Grill  

  • Tempura Battered Green Beans with togarashi aïoli (Available starting May 1 for lunch and dinner)
  • Island Salad with choice of teriyaki chicken or grilled salmon, crisp romaine spears, pineapple-glazed smoked ham, green papaya slaw, mandarin orange-dragon fruit compote, cotija cheese, edamame, passion-orange-guava aïoli, and crisp fried shallots served with passion fruit vinaigrette (Available starting May 1 for lunch and dinner)
  • Swaying Palms Salad with choice of teriyaki chicken or grilled salmon, spicy mizuna & mache greens, charred hearts of palm, cucumber, cashews, julienne peppers, carrots, snow peas, and puffed rice noodle served with sesame vinaigrette (Available starting May 1 for lunch and dinner)
  • Tonkotsu Ramen: Rich pork-based broth, wavy noodles, pork belly slices, fresh green onions, shiitake mushrooms, sambal, soft-boiled flavored egg, and nori (Available starting May 1 for lunch and dinner)
  • Shrimp Tempura with ponzu dipping sauce, toasted sesame, chile threads, and green onions (Available starting May 1 for lunch and dinner)
  • Pork Gyoza: Steamed pork and vegetable pot stickers topped with unagi sauce and bonito flakes served with gochujang aïoli
  • Wagyu Hawaiian Cheeseburger: Wagyu cheeseburger served with grilled pineapple, applewood-smoked bacon, Havarti cheese, butter lettuce, tomato, onions and sweet -and-spicy spread served with choice of sweet potato fries or french fries
  • Hawaiian Platter: Choice Of braised Kalbi beef short rib or teriyaki chicken thigh served with steamed jasmine rice, stir-fried vegetables, steamed baby bok choy, and sweet teriyaki glaze  
  • Pu Pu Platter: Pork gyoza, shrimp tempura, tempura battered green beans and togarashi chicken wings, served with togarashi aïoli  
  • Poke Bowl: Choice of ahi tuna, salmon, or marinated tofu with smashed avocado, sliced cucumber, edamame, and imitation crab salad with sushi rice topped with crispy fried onions, and togarashi aïoli
  • Tropical Buttermilk Pancakes: Macadamia nut buttermilk pancakes, caramelized bananas, maple syrup, and sweet butter (Available starting May 1 for breakfast)
  • Kalbi Short Ribs and Eggs: Scrambled eggs, tender braised kalbi beef short ribs and sweet potato medley served with a pineapple wedge (Available starting May 1 for breakfast)
  • Coconut French Toast: Hawaiian bread, powdered sugar, candied pineapple, toasted shaved coconut, and syrup served with bacon (Available starting May 1 for breakfast)
  • Kālua-style Pork Breakfast Croissant Sandwich: Tender Kālua-style pork, bacon, fried egg, and Havarti cheese on a toasted croissant bun, served with a pineapple wedge (Available starting May 1 for breakfast)
  • Loco Moco Burrito: Steamed jasmine rice, chopped wagyu beef patty, fried egg, gravy, crunchy fried shallots, and furikake served with salsa roja

Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar

  • Spiced Dry-rub Chicken Wings 
  • Loco Moco Wagyu Cheeseburger: Kālua-style pork, loco moco gravy, havarti cheese, sunny fried egg, pickled red onions & fresno chiles, and micro greens served with choice of sweet potato fries or french fries
  • Katsu Chicken Curry: Katsu sauce, jasmine rice, pineapple-coconut curry, pickled ginger, and green papaya slaw
  • Kālua-style Pork Nacho Poutine: Sweet potato fries, togarashi aïoli, cotija cheese, cheese sauce, pickled red onion, lime crema, and cilantro
  • Pele Fish & Chips: Crisp battered fish, togarashi aïoli, and ponzu dipping sauces served with choice of sweet potato fries or french fries
  • Hearts of Palm Salad with choice of grilled salmon or teriyaki chicken, spicy mizuna & mache greens, charred hearts of palm, cucumber, cashews, julienne peppers, carrots, snow peas, and puffed rice noodle served with sesame vinaigrette

 

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Morgan is the Staff Editor for WDW Magazine. A lifelong Disney fan, her dream day involves just about anything to do with Animal Kingdom. Along with several years of experience writing about Disney, Morgan has also written as a contributing writer for Well + Good, Scary Mommy, Brit + Co, and Baby Chick.
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