It's our day in Mexico and I have a dream date with some Bottlenose Dolphins!
I had to make sure I started my day off right at Park Cafe.
Prosciutto panini and Smoked salmon and arugula bagel
Loading up on those carbs and fish since I'll be using a lot of energy to swim with dolphins today (maybe I should call this the dolphin diet)!
Fruit cup, croissant and breakfast burrito
LUNCH - at Chankanaab
After swimming with dolphins and seeing the manatees up close, I saw down for a buffet lunch.
Nachos and cheese, carnitas tacos, mini burrito and rice
The food was okay - but I definitely missed the cruise ship options. I've been so spoiled!
Beef and carnitas on tortilla with fresh papaya
The papaya was AMAZING - it was super ripe and so tasty. I took as much as I could without drawing weird looks from other people.
When I eventually got back to the cruise ship, I went to the Windjammer to pick up some food and I ended up getting all these sweet snacks:
Strawberry cupcake and strawberry white chocolate cookie!
WOW - I'm loving this strawberry theme. The cupcake was so moist and the strawberry cream was delicious! The cookies were soft and sweet.
Cupcake, lemon tart, cheesecake, chocolate cake and a chocolate cookie.
I grabbed some desserts for later.
New England Clam Chowder
Pretty good if a tad watery.
Spinach dip - I loved that it had that nice crust from the oven. Yum!
Yum! Best appetizer by far.
Strip Steak with garlic butter
Roasted Rack of Lamb
This was a great lamb dish - it was tender and not too gamey. The sauce was fantastic with the delicious lamb meat.
Gyoza and filet of sole
I didn't really like the gyoza - something about it just tasted weird.
Pork Scaloppine Oscar
I didn't really like this pasta - the shells got a little dry on the outside and the sauce seemed too watery.
Warm chocolate cake, panna cotta, ice cream and strawberry kiwi pavlova
I got to try another new type of dessert - pavlova which is really just a meringue. I wasn't a big fan of this either. The chocolate cake was good even if all the ice cream melted.
Two tone praline finger
Pretty good! I wasn't sure if I was going to like it and it looked really weird, but the praline was yummy.