New Disneyland Food Honors Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage

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Continuing the celebration for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, there are some scrumptious-sounding goodies on the new menu for the Disneyland Resorts and theme parks. If you missed Jackie’s article on what’s happening at Walt Disney World, you can find the details here.

Let’s take a look at what we have to look forward to on the west coast, with some items already available!

Disney California Adventure Park

Lamplight Lounge (Currently available)

  • Kung Pao Bao: Kung Pao-glazed crispy pork belly, soft bao bun, red peppers, toasted peanuts, and green onions
  • Salmon Poke: Creamy avocado mousse topped with ponzu-glazed fresh salmon, edamame, pineapple, cucumber, and seaweed salad finished with pickled radish, furikake, fried wonton chips, and togarashi

Lamplight Lounge – Boardwalk Dining (Currently available)

  • Chili-Ginger Pork Belly Sliders: Chili-ginger-glazed crispy pork belly and Asian slaw on baguette buns
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage: Disneyland

Lucky Fortune Cookery (Currently available; mobile order available)

  • Pork Ramen with nori, roasted corn, and green onion
  • IMPOSSIBLE Bánh Mì with lemongrass-cucumber salad
  • Spicy Szechuan Chicken with sautéed vegetables and steamed rice
  • Teriyaki Chicken with sautéed vegetables and steamed rice
  • Pork Wonton Nachos: Crispy wonton chips topped with cheese sauce, hoisin-glazed pork, spicy aïoli, and pickled cabbage
  • Beef Bulgogi Burrito with garlic-flavored chips
  • Pot Stickers: Crispy vegetable and chicken pot stickers
  • Organic Hot Green Tea (Non-alcoholic)
  • Black Milk Tea with sea salt cream and brown sugar boba (Non-alcoholic)
  • Ube Milk Tea topped with tiramisu foam and served with boba (Non-alcoholic)(Available starting May 2)
  • Bottle Logic Hanamachi: Japanese rice lager
  • Japanese Mule: Japanese Whiskey, ginger beer, and simple syrup
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage: Disneyland

Paradise Garden Grill (Available Starting May 2)

  • Sweet Thai Chile Chicken Tenders: Chicken tenders tossed in sweet Thai chili sauce and slaw with crushed almonds, mandarin orange segments, crispy noodles, and citrus vinaigrette served with fries topped with cheese sauce

Pym Test Kitchen (Currently available; mobile order available)

  • Atomic Pretzel: Salmon Poke Pretzel with ponzu-marinated salmon, sriracha mayo, avocado mousse, wasabi mayo, and watermelon radish
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage: Disneyland

Disneyland Park

Bengal Barbecue (Currently available; mobile order available)

  • Pork Belly Skewer: Grilled pork belly with hoisin sauce, pickled carrots, and daikon topped with cilantro
  • Chieftain Chicken Skewer: Chicken skewer in a Polynesian sauce
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage: Disneyland

Galactic Grill (Mobile order available)

  • Grilled Pineapple Ham-Burger: Angus beef patty, grilled spiced ham, pineapple, togarashi slaw, and sweet mayonnaise served on a toasted brioche bun (Currently available through May 11)
  • Bacon & Slaw Burger: 1/3 lb Angus patty, marinated pork belly, American cheese, Asian-inspired slaw, and sambal sweet mayo on a toasted brioche bun (Available starting May 12)
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage: Disneyland

The Tropical Hideaway (Currently available)  

  • Char Siu Bao: Sweet sticky roasted pork and sweet BBQ sauce dusted with paprika
  • Lime Chicken Bao with butternut squash and fresh herbs
  • Spiced Vegetable Bao with chickpeas and braised vegetables
  • 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
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage: Disneyland

Disneyland Hotel

Tangaroa Terrace Tropical Bar & Grill (Currently available; mobile order available)

  • Loco Moco Burrito: Steamed jasmine rice, chopped garlic beef patty, fried egg, gravy, crunchy fried onions, and furikake served with salsa roja (Available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Pork Gyoza: Steamed pork and vegetable pot stickers served with gochujang aïoli, unagi sauce, and bonito flakes (Available for lunch and dinner)
  • Sweet-and-Spicy Chicken Wings: Asian honey glaze and sesame seeds served with togarashi aïoli (Available for lunch and dinner)
  • Panko-crusted Long Beans served with togarashi aïoli (Available for lunch and dinner)
  • Angus 1/2 lb. Hawaiian Cheeseburger with grilled pineapple, applewood-smoked bacon, havarti cheese, butter lettuce, tomato, onions, and sweet & spicy spread served with sweet potato fries or french fries (Available for lunch and dinner)
  • Hawaiian Platter: Choice of marinated short rib or teriyaki chicken thigh served with furikake-seasoned jasmine rice, macaroni salad, and tangy slaw (Available for lunch and dinner)
  • Rongo Salad: Edamame, green papaya, iceberg lettuce, cherry tomatoes, gooseberries, crispy shallots, sesame seeds, and marinated tofu with fermented miso vinaigrette (Plant-based) (Available for lunch and dinner)
  • 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 aioli (Available for lunch and dinner)
  • Tonkotsu Ramen: Rich pork-based broth, wavy noodles, pork belly slices, fresh green onions, shiitake mushrooms, fish cake, black garlic oil, soft-boiled flavored egg, and nori (Available for lunch and dinner)
  • Pu Pu Platter: Pork gyoza, panko-crusted long beans, macaroni salad, and sweet-and-spicy chicken wings served with togarashi aïoli (Available for lunch and dinner)
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage: Disneyland

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

GCH Craftsman Grill (Available starting May 9; mobile order available)

  • Poke Bowl: Choice of sushi-grade salmon or tuna tossed in citrus ponzu with cucumber, edamame, avocado, crab salad, green onions, radicchio, pickled seaweed, furikake, and spicy aïoli with choice of Calrose rice or mixed greens

Is there something on the Disneyland menu that caught your eye? Let us know which items you get to try during the month of May and what you think of this fusion of flavors.

Zoë Wood is a travel writer from Sydney, Australia. Since her first visit to Disneyland at the age of 6, she has spent her years frequently visiting Disney Parks and traveling around the world.

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