Saturday, May 17, 2014

Disney World: Citricos

On our last night at the Grand Floridian, Lindsey and I snagged a reservation at beautiful Citricos.  It is one of a few high-end restaurants at the resort, with a Mediterranean-inspired menu.

Our server, Lonzy, was attentive and kind, and we sipped champagne and noshed on a starter of charcuterie: Prosciutto de Parma, Sopressata, Dry Pork Coppa, Beef Bresaola, Palacios Chorizo, Artisanal Salame, Pecorino Romano, Medjool Dates, Pickles, and Marcona Almonds.  Whew!  That was a literal mouthful.  Charcuterie meats are becoming one of my favorite things these days; I like the filling protein.

For my main dish, I chose the Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs.  YUM!  They were super tender, served on a spicy chorizo risotto with kale, mushrooms, and jus.  I can't say enough about how yummy the meal was.

I would love to come back to Citricos someday.  It was the perfect end to a wonderful trip, and great way to celebrate nearly a decade of friendship with a great friend.

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  1. The food at Citricos looks so delicious!

  2. I've never heard anything at Citricos, but that does look really good! Must put it on our list to try1

  3. It is upstairs in the main Grand Floridian building, near the band.


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