Guests dining at the popular Boma buffet restaurant inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge had a little extra smoke with their Zebra Domes last night. A small fire in a storage room prompted the evacuation of the restaurant and surrounding areas of the hotel around 6:45… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge evacuates guests due to minor fire
Sanaa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village is one of Walt Disney World Resorts hidden dining gems. We’ve been there a couple of times for dinner and enjoyed the Indian-African fusion cuisine thoroughly. When the opportunity came to grab a table for lunch we quickly made reservations.
Upon entering the restaurant we immediately saw one of the benefits of dining at lunch, you can see directly out to the savannah shared by Jambo House and Kidani Village. For much of the year, it’s dark out by the time dinner seatings start, so you don’t get to see the animals walk right by the restaurant while you’re dining. Giraffes, Cranes, Ostriches and more all passed by while we dined. That very much adds to the charm of Sanaa.
Speaking of charm, service was outstanding from the greeting through to the delivery of the check. My only quibble was with the pace of delivery. Our appetizers took a long time to come out and then our entree followed almost immediately. Due to the nature of Sanaa’s ‘little plates’ feel, I didn’t mind it too much, it was must more flavors to consider and they made up for it with an extra portion of appetizer.
To my eye the Okapi looks like a composite of a giraffe, horse, and zebra. Sort of a living mythological creature. But no matter what you call it, a baby animal is almost always cute. The latest baby to hit the trails at Walt Disney… Read More »Okapi Calf Hits the Savannah at Kidani Village
While many people dream of going to Africa to live like renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall, most of us just don’t have the time to pack up and fly around the world, particularly those of us with children. The Jane Goodall Institute, together with their… Read More »Join Jane Goodall for an Exclusive VIP Weekend at Walt Disney World
It’s Mother’s Day weekend and the crew at Disney’s Animal Kingdom wanted to show how several new mothers are celebrating a bit differently than the typical vacationing guest. For starters, they aren’t on vacation. They live at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.… Read More »The Moms of Disney’s Animal Kingdom
We’re getting our first look at the new African dining experience that is part of the Kidani Village expansion of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Two new photos and the official logo for the new restaurant reflect the African heritage of the lodge while providing a… Read More »First Look at Sanaa Interior and Logo
If you’re a Fan of Jiko-The Cooking Place and Boma-Flavors of Africa you’ll soon have a new reason to dine at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Sanaa will debut May 1 in the resort’s new Kidani Village expansion and feature a blend of Indian and African… Read More »Sanaa brings new flavors to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge