During a visit to Epcot, I had lunch at the Lotus Blossom Cafe in the park's China pavilion.
It was a fast food restaurant serving mostly Americanized versions of Chinese dishes such as sesame and orange chicken.
I ordered the one thing on the menu that I don't see in every Chinese restaurant I visit, that being Beef Noodle Soup. The menu described it as shredded beef, onion, and fresh vegetables over noodles in broth. I'm picky when it comes to beef, I don't like the taste of burgers and find steak disgusting, but beef in Chinese restaurants I normally don't mind. This soup was no exception and was really tasty. There was plenty of beef and noodles and lots of a leafy green vegetable (possibly malabar spinach?). The portion was huge and was reminiscent of Vietnamese pho or Japanese Udon soup. I don't know if this soup was more of an authentic Chinese dish than Orange Chicken, but it was really tasty regardless.
As I ate, I had a nice view of pavilion's recreation of the Temple of Heaven.
Just as I was finishing my meal, a Chinese Acrobatic troupe was starting their show...
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