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Episode #215 - Steakhouse Showdown

In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike & Gary discuss which steakhouse would be best to dine at during their upcoming golf weekend.

They compare the menu's of Shula's, Yachtsman and Boathouse to see which is most appealing for the guys.

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary discuss the best time of the year....Early April...  The NCAA National Championship has just been Crowned.  Major league baseball is just underway and The Masters Tournament is just starting.  The windows are open (In Southwest Florida, but not yet in Minnesota or Rhode Island).  

Mike and Suzie's 10th Anniversary is on the horizon.  Mike wants to stay at The Grand Flroridian for three days.  He can get the 25% Fllorida discount rate.  Gary is his his Financial Advisor and play's Devil's Advocate.   Does he advice him to stay at an EPCOT Resort, The Contemporary Resort or the Four Seasons Orlando?  Where would you like to spend your special anniversary on property?  

Thanks for listening,

Mike, and Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike is joined in studio with Sue Willing.  She did the V.I.P Tour of the newly constructed D. Fauntleroy Recording Studion in sunny Southwest Florida.  What were her thoughts about the studio, food and accomodations?

She also reviewed her most recent trip to Walt Disney World.  They stayed off property and were here during Spring Break.  Big mistake or did they have the time of their lives?

Thanks for listening,

Mike, Sue and Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary discuss the food at EPCOT'S Internation Flower and Garden Festival.  We were not happy toward the beginning with the food offerings, but EPCOT closed with a BANG!!!!!!  There are some great offerings with delicious 'FILTH.'  Some 'Yuppie' places offer garbage that most hungry Golden Retrievers wouldn't eat.

We also discuss Brady Bunch Songs and some characters from one of the best show's EVER 'The Sopranos.'  When you Wake up This Morning, It's Time to Change.....Have a Sunshine Day!!!!!!

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary discuss a new Disney policy.....paid parking at Walt Disney World Resorts.  This news is not going over well withing the Disney Community.  The 'Values' will be $13/night, the 'Moderates' are $19/nigh and the 'Deluxes' will check in at $24/night.  

Are the sticking it to 'Deluxe' goers, because they think they have more money to spend?  What's next....A resort tax?  We dedicate an entire episode to this new policy.

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike & Gary talk about 'Be Our Guest' going to a 2 dining credit.  It is worth it?  Does the Magic Kingdom warrent a two credit dining service?  Making changes to our Por Favor Dining Review.  It will become a bonus episode that come's out mid-week.  What are you all looking for in a dining review and what spots would you like reviewd? 

Mr. Klinsmann is surprised by a proposition by Por Favor Joe that was presented literally minutes before we recorded.  How will Gary react?  It's a proposition that he has been dreaming about for years.  You'll get his raw reaction on this episode.

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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Episode #209 - LIVE!

We're live Jurgen! In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike & Gary dip their toes into the waters of a live broadcast.

Listen in as we answer some live questions and discuss what to do when you're entertaining someone at Disney World without a park pass.

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike & Gary get right back into the their two passions.......Food and EPCOT Center.

Mike headed up to propert to see Por Favor Frank and Por Favor Sue to mooch a meal at Chef Art Smith's Homecoming Florida Kitchen.  Is the chicken really that good or is it overrated?  The crew headed over to EPCOT to check out the art work at EPCOT Fesitval of The arts.

Thanks for listening,

 

Mike & Gary

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Episode #207 - Flashback to 2014

In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike & Gary return to their humble beginnings and give you a glimpse back to 2014 where it all started.

There have been many changes over the past four years, but this is where it all began.

Thanks for listening,

 

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast Mike and Gary discuss surprising the little weasel's with a trip to Walt Disney World.  We discussed the pro's and con's, read some listeners techniques and finished on how we would do it.

We also talked in debth about URI Basketball a bit about the Superbowl, what's new with the New England Patriots and some Hartford Whalers Hockey (Brass Bonanza).

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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Episode #205 - News and New Restaurants

In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike & Gary talk a little about some news from Walt Disney World, including Minnie Van rides to the airport and paying for extra FastPass selections.

The guys also break down the menus from the new restaurants in Disney Springs; Enzo and Maria's and the Edison.

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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Episode #204 - Very Late 2017 Food & Wine Review

In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike from Michigan fills in for Por Favor Mike and joins Gary as they discuss the food and drinks they tried at the 2017 EPCOT Food & Wine Festival.

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary & Mike

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Episode #203 - Toughest Dining Reservations at Walt Disney World

In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike & Gary dive into an article listing the 8 toughest dining reservations to grab at Walt Disney World.

The guys discuss each spot and decide wheter it's worth trying to nab a reservation at 180 days out.

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary talk about EPCOT's International Festival of The Arts.  Actually, we talk about the important arts.....THE FOOD.  Tons of unique options this year.  What will the boy's pick as their favorites?
 
What will you be eating?

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike and Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary plan a 'Guys Weekend.'   Everyone gets into town on Friday and they all leave on Monday.   Both gentleman pick 3 dudes to hang out with.  Who will they choose, where will they go and where will they eat?
 
Will Por Favor Mike spend any time in the parks?  Tune in to find out.

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike and Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mr. Klinsmann is back as well as Sweet Suzie to discuss Disney's Wilderness Lodge's Lobby on Christmas Eve..  Mike took Suzie to Artist Point for her first visit.  Mike loves this location.  What did Sweet Suzie think of this 'Signature Dining' spot?
 
Mike and Kristen wrapped up their evening by taking a ride on the Carisoul of Progress.  What better way to spend Christmas Eve.?

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,

Mike, Gary & Sweet Suzie

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast,Sweet Suzie joins Mike as we discuss the lobby Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa during Christmas.  We had a lovely dinner at our favorite 'Signature' on property (Narcoossee's).  We followed that up by listening to the Grand Floridian Society Orchestra and the Grand Floridian Lobby Pianist.
 
Needless to say, this was a magnificant night.  We hope you enjoy the sounds from the lobby at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa.

 

Merry Christmas,

Mike, Gary & Sweet Suzie

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike is joined once again by Por Favor Mike Schafer (A.K.A. Michigan Mike) from our studio in Dimondale, Michigan.  Michigan Mike and I discuss our Top 5 things that we miss in or around the Magic Kingdom.  Michigan Mike focussed on the interior of Magic Kingdom and Por Favor Mike, as expected focussed outside of the Magic Kingdom (Bay Lake area and surrounding resorts on the resort loop).
 
This was fun episode to do.  I hope you enjoy this episode as much as Mike and I enjoyed recording it.

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike, Gary & Michigan Mike

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike is joined by Por Favor Mike Schafer (A.K.A. Michigan Mike) from our 'Under Construction' studio in Dimondale, Michigan.  Michigan Mike loves to live off of the land and is a big fan of Fort Wilderness.  He tries to sell Por Favor Mike on the advantages of staying at the Fort.  Keep in mind, Por Favor Mike's idea of roughing it is bringing up he own bottled water to the parks.
 
Does Michigan Mike convince Por Favor Mike that Fort Wilderness may be a place for future consideration?

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Kristen review the relatively new Satu'li Canteen quick service in Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

The meny is very unique for a quick service with tons of options that the entire family will enjoy.  Please sit back, relax and enjoy the meal.

 

 Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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Episode #195 - Gary's Trip Review Part 2

In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary discuss the second half of Gary's recent trip to Walt Disney World.

As usual the focus of the episode is food and mud.  However, Mr. Klinsmann is joined by Por Favor Mike for two day's and the boy's discuss Avatar - Flight of Passage.  It was the first experience for both of these knuckleheads.  Mr. Kim and Dave make a 'Range Ball' blunder.....

 

'Herro Der.'

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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Episode #194 - Gary's Trip Review Part 1

In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary discuss the first half of Gary's recent trip to Walt Disney World.

As usual the focus of the episode is food and mud.

This is Erik

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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Episode #193 -  Liberty Tree, Olivia's and Satuli Dining Review

In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary review the three meals they had together in early November.

We discuss Liberty Tree Tavern at Magic Kingdom, Olivia's Cafe at Old Key West Resort and the Satuli Canteen at Animal Kingdom.

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike is joined by Scott Campbell from the Enchated Tiki Talk Podcast.   Por Favor Mike had just spent a nigh solo on a 'Staycation.'  Scott and Mike do a walk-through around Port Orleans Riverside.  This is Scotty's favorite Resort and it's Por Favor Mike's first time staying there.  A few weeks after this walk-through, Mike and Sweet Suzie spend a night there.  Gary is on assingment, so Mike is flying 'Solo' on this episode

During the last segment, Sweet Suzie joins Por Favor Mike for a wrap-up.  They both discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this 'Moderate Resort.'  Do they like this better than Disney's Coronado Springs Resort?  

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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Episode #191 - Snack, Quick Service and Table Service from Each Park

In this episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary are joined by Mike in Michigan to discuss which snack, quick service and table service item they would like to try (for the first time) in each Walt Disney World park!

As usual there is plenty of nonsense to go along with the normal Disney talk.

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary discuss Disney's recent announcement that they will become dog-friendly on October 15th.  We discuss pro's and con's as well as who we think benefit from this new policy.  Disney designated a Deluxe (Disney's Boardwalk Inn) a Moderate (Disney's Port-Orelans Riverside) a Value (Disney's Art of Animation Resort) as well as the Cabins at Fort Wilderness.

We finish with listeners who share their views with us on social media.

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary discuss Jiko - The Cooking Place at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge.  We both had dinner their with our Brides on seperate times.  The four of us absoultely love this place.  It's a gorgous setting, with a unique menu.  It's not your typical steak and potato's restaurant.  It's a hidden gem at a resort that most people don't check out, because it's considered 'Out of The way.'

If you are looking for a once in a life-time dining experience, with A+ Service, amazing food in a gorgeous setting, go to Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge and check out Jiko - The Cooking Place.

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary discuss the recently refurbishment that went on at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin.  For those of you 'Cheerleaders' who aren't aware, the Swan and Dolphin are EPCPT Deluxe Resorts that are not owned by Walt Disney World.  You'll be hard-pressed finding a Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Bar there, but what you will find are the best restaurants on property as well as the most comfortable beds.  Great views, Moderate Accomodation pricing and walking disntance to EPCOT and Disney's Hollywood Studios awaits you.

 

We also talk about the new BaseLine Tap House at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary discuss Mike's early August trip to Disney.  He went to Disney's  Animal Kingdom and EPCOT.  He discussed those two parks and his stay at Disney's Port Orleans Riverside.  He ate at a couple of 'Quick Services,' took a boat ride down the Sassagoula River to Disney Springs and then got some French Beignetes at Disney's French Quarter.  It was a great 'Moderate.'

 

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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Episode #186 - Hurricane Irma Reaction

In this week's episode of the Por Favor Podcast, Mike and Gary are joined by Mike from Michigan.

We discuss the recent hurricane, Irma, and the way Walt Disney World handled preparing their guests.

Mike from Michigan was in the eye of the storm, so to speak, and was relocated from Ft. Wilderness to the Beach Club because of Irma.

 

Thanks for listening,

Mike & Gary

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