Celebrate Soulfully Foods At Disneyland Bring The Heat

by | May 28, 2022 | California Adventure, Disneyland, Disneyland Parks, Disneyland Resorts, DLR Food, DLR News, Downtown Disney

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If you love Park snacks with a spicy kick (even in that Florida heat), then you’ll want to track down these new Celebrate Soulfully foods at Disneyland.

Celebrate Soulfully, a Disney Parks celebration of Black heritage and culture, continues all summer long at Disneyland. We’ve already told you about the soul-stirring performances you can expect as part of this year’s festivities. 

Now, we’re sharing a look at the spicy treats and dishes that are only available during Celebrate Soulfully at Disneyland. (Oh, ya. We’re definitely gonna need that Pride Rock Punch to cool down.)

Celebrate Soulfully Foods at Disneyland Park

Troubadour Tavern hosted by Dreyer’s

  • Salted Plantain Chips
    • Looking for a quick, portable park snack? Open the Disneyland app and place a mobile order for these tasty Salted Plantain chips.
    • Available starting May 28
Salted plantain chips from Troubadour Tavern are Celebrate Soulfully foods

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  • Berbere-spice Popcorn
    • If you like your snacks with a bit of a kick, try the Berbere-spice Popcorn. Berbere is an Ethiopian hot spice blend that’s big on flavor and heat.
    • Available starting May 28
Berbere-spice popcorn from Troubadour Tavern is one of the Celebrate Soulfully foods

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  • Chicken-coconut Curry Sweet Potato
    • This baked sweet potato swaps the traditional sour cream for a Malawian chicken-coconut curry. 
    • Available starting May 28
Chicken coconut curry sweet potato at Troubadour Tavern is one of the Celebrate Soulfully foods

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  • Hakuna Matata Sweets
    • What’ll it be? The coconut macaroon, pineapple orange thumbprint, or butter chocolate chunk cookie? Hakuna Matata, you can have all three on one plate!
    • Available starting May 28
Hakuna Matata Sweets from Troubadour Tavern are Celebrate Soulfully foods

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  • Cardamom Cold Brew
    • A soulful blend of cold brew coffee, brown sugar, and cardamom. 
    • Available starting May 28
Cardamom cold brew from Troubadour Tavern

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  •  Pride Rock Punch
    • Inspired by the return of “Tale of the Lion King” at the Fantasyland Theatre, this refreshing punch is fit for a king … or anybody! Pride Rock Punch is a blend of black tea, pineapple, mango, tamarind, and orange juice poured over ice. 
    • Available starting May 28
Pride Rock Punch from Troubadour Tavern

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Celebrate Soulfully Foods at Disney California Adventure 

Award Wieners

  • Foot-long BBQ Pulled Pork Dog
    • Hold the ketchup. And the mustard. And the relish. Give us an an all-beef foot-long hot dog topped with saucy pulled pork, crispy fried onions, and creamy coleslaw.
    • Available from June 1 through September 2
Foot-long BBQ Pulled Pork Dog from Award Wieners

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  • Peaches and Cream Funnel Cake
    • Your favorite carnival sweet treat gets an upgrade from a drizzle of peach glaze, a dusting of cinnamon sugar, and a generous dollop of whipped topping.
    • Available from June 1 through September 2
Peaches and cream funnel cake from Award Wieners

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Celebrate Soulfully Foods at Downtown Disney District 

Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen

  • Peach Pie Old Fashioned
    • We can imagine Joe Gardner sipping this cocktail after a late-night gig. The Peach Pie Old Fashioned is made from a harmonious combination of Uncle Nearest Whiskey, Peachtree Liquor, Peychaud’s Bitters, brown sugar, and peach (duh). The debut of this whiskey-based cocktail coincides perfectly with the arrival of the Soul of Jazz exhibition in the Downtown Disney District. 
    • Available starting June 1
Peach Pie Old Fashioned from Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

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Bred’s Nashville Hot Chicken (Food Truck)

  • Crew Platter
    • Fried chicken fans, feast your eyes on this platter: Chicken tenders, butter toasted bread, coleslaw, and Bred’s homemade Comeback Sauce.
    • Available from June 1 through July 4
Bred's Nashville Hot Chicken crew platter

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  • Bred’s Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich
    • If you’re not afraid of a little heat, Bred’s will have plenty of spicy fried chicken options to satisfy your cravings.
    • Available from June 1 through July 4 after 3 PM
Bred's Nashville Hot Chicken sandwich

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Happy Ice (Food Truck)

  • Ultra-premium Philadelphia Italian Ice
    • Cool down with a happy helping of Italian Ice. Those swirly scoops are just begging to be photographed for your Instagram feed, don’t you think?
    • Available from June 1 through July 4 after 3 PM
Italian Ice from the Happy Ice food truck

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More Celebrate Soulfully Foods at Disneyland Resort

Troubadour Tavern hosted by Dreyer’s

  • Nestlé® Outrageous Orange Push-up®
    • Cool off with this citrus-flavored frozen dairy dessert.
    • Available starting May 28

GCH Craftsman Bar at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

  • Jerk Seasoned Beef Tenderloin Skewers & Coconut Shrimp
    • The perfect compliment to this surf and turf dish? A delicious raspberry rum sauce.
    • Available starting June 1
  • Summer Cocktail 
    • Summer vibes in a glass. This cocktail is a refreshing mixture of Parrot Bay Rum, Svedka Vodka, orange juice, pineapple juice, and grenadine. 
    • Available starting June 1

PREVIEW: Celebrate Soulfully Foods & Drinks At Disneyland

Are your tastebuds up to the challenge of trying these spicy treats? Good thing there are lots of icy beverage options available to cool down your palate.

If you’re spending your summer at Disneyland, we’d love to know which of these Celebrate Soulfully foods and drinks were your favorite. Share your reviews with us on our Facebook page.

Written by Natasha Szostak

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Natasha is a brand copywriter, storyteller, and unapologetic pop culture lover. As a ’90s kid who lived in great fear of the Disney Vault, Disney+ is the childhood dream she always wished would come true.
Natasha Szostak

Written by Natasha Szostak

Natasha is a brand copywriter, storyteller, and unapologetic pop culture lover. As a ’90s kid who lived in great fear of the Disney Vault, Disney+ is the childhood dream she always wished would come true.