We love it when our favorite spots expand,and there are some big changes coming for Main Street, U.S.A.,in 2012. Here's what you can look for:
The Blue Ribbon Bakery is moving and getting a new name:Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe, from the "Mary Poppins" song, "Oh, it's a jolly holiday with Mary..."The bakery moves to the Plaza Pavilion (at the top of Main Street, U.S.A.) with plans to open in early January. In addition to the bakery and espresso offerings, the new menu has some delicious new tastes, such as an Angus roast beef salad with blue cheese, a Caprese sandwich with tomatoes, Buffalo mozzarella, basil, butter lettuce and garlic aioli on toasted focaccia bread, and a classic pastrami reuben on rye.
Carnation Cafe is expanding with more indoor seating- the Blue Ribbon Bakery move is part of that expansion plan, as Carnation Cafe spreads out to take over the space and offer more air-conditioned seating. Work starts in January, and they'll have a new menu that will showcase longtime favorities (and we've heard it inculdes milkshakes).
Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor is getting a little makeover, too, and adding root beer, Coca-Cola and orange cream floats to the menu. And the block makeover wraps up at Resfreshment Corner-construction starts early next year.
Disenyland will never be complete...Dr Lee