First of course as we approach bag check we see that the “selfie stick” ban is in full effect, even with a Guest Relations Cast Member doing a check-in for guest unable to take them back to their car.
As we head toward Discovery Island still lots of work being done to expand shops and restaurants in the area. Speaking of restaurant expansion, Flame Tree Barbecue which has been down for a few months has reopened with a expanded menu and more covered queue and walking area for those Florida rainy days.
Also the recent addition of Starbucks to DAK has opened in Creature Comforts, the former store space. Moving back to the newly expanded Harambe Market, the final piece has opened in the form of Zuri’s Sweets Shop.
Newest Addition to Harambe Market features Unique African-Inspired Treats and Merchandise
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Guests can take their taste buds on a mouth-watering safari with a visit to Zuri’s Sweets Shop at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This new merchandise location at Harambe Market in the Africa section of the park offers an assortment of wild new treats and eats.
Zuri’s Sweets Shop features 80 exclusive food items inspired by the sights, sounds and flavors of Africa. Guests can purchase themed decorative candy apples, assorted bulk trail mixes, uniquely flavored chocolate bars and delectable popcorn with a touch of African spices. Guests with a taste for barbeque also can find the signature sweet and spicy sauce from the park’s popular Flame Tree Barbecue.
This unique location also includes a colorful confectionary case filled with a variety of candies and baked treats. Guests with a sweet tooth will be thrilled to find tiger-shaped sugar cookies, elephant-shaped caramel apples and colorful giraffe marshmallow pops alongside Disney confectionary classics, such as Mickey Mouse chocolate chip cookies and tasty chocolate fudge.
In addition to the festive themed food items, Zuri’s Sweets Shop also offers items for the home, such as decorative “Blessing Baskets” and African-inspired dinnerware and décor.
Now that we have taken a look at the latest additions, lets take a look at the next evolution of Disney’s Animal Kingdom…
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