Daily Archives: January 3, 2013

Disneyland passholder offer is $35 for a show, a sandwich and a cup of fritos

Picture Courtesy of the Golden Horseshoe Facebook Page

Picture Courtesy of the Golden Horseshoe Facebook Page

Ok, so here is the deal.  Disneyland is offering special deals to their Annual Passholders, which you may read about here.

Their latest deal is “a salute to the Frontierland stage show that opened with the park in 1955 and ran into the ’80s. It is selling dinner shows to annual pass-holders for $35. The package includes ham or roast beef sandwiches, like in the old days when the Golden Horseshoe saloon had table service, plus a souvenir cup filled with Fritos. (Rancho del Zocalo Restaurante near the saloon was once the site of Casa de Fritos.),” according to the Press Enterprise.

Wow.  $35 for a sandwich and a cup of Fritos?  And some sort of stage show?  Good grief!  How is that a special offer?  Here are the details courtesy of Disney: Continue reading

A look at Knott’s Berry Farm’s restaurants’ food safety record

Picture Courtesy of the Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant's Facebook Page

Picture Courtesy of the Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant’s Facebook Page

A few weeks ago we took a look at the health inspection record of Disney’s top restaurants – and it was somewhat shocking.  Even the new hard to get into Carthay Circle restaurant, at California Adventures, had two major food safety violations when it was inspected on Nov. 29, 2012.

Now it’s time to have a look at the food safety record of the restaurants and eateries at Knott’s Berry Farm.  Let’s see if they’re any better…and keep in mind the fact that Orange County’s Supervisors chose a few years ago not to use letter-grade health ratings at our restaurants, which is why you will never know how bad a restaurant really is unless you click here and look up their food safety inspection records.

And what better place to start our food safety review of Knott’s than their famous Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant! They were inspected by the Orange County Health Care Agency on August 22, 2012, and here is what those intrepid inspectors found: Continue reading