Morimoto Asia Celebrates Sixth Anniversary
It’s not every day that an Iron Chef hangs out with the best mouse around. However, six years ago today our favorite pal Mickey Mouse joined up with acclaimed chef Masaharu Morimoto to open his flagship restaurant at Disney Springs, Morimoto Asia.
The Pan-Asian inspired dining experience serves up some of the most eclectic food at the Walt Disney World Resort. The space also offers one of the most brilliant decors as well.
“Today marks our 6th Anniversary, so we are throwing it back to opening day with Iron @chef_morimoto and the one and only, Mickey Mouse. Thank you to everyone – staff and guests – for the past six years. It has been our pleasure to work with you and host you over the years!” the restaurant posted in a Tweet this morning.
Today marks our 6th Anniversary, so we are throwing it back to opening day with Iron @chef_morimoto and the one and only, Mickey Mouse. Thank you to everyone – staff and guests – for the past six years. It has been our pleasure to work with you and host you over the years! pic.twitter.com/HtACwuOAwT
— Morimoto Asia (@MorimotoAsiaFLA) September 29, 2021
Morimoto’s Boundary-Pushing Dining Experience
The restaurant offers a range of Asian specialities, including sushi, dumplings, and the incredible Morimoto Peking Duck.
Our Morimoto Peking Duck is a must try when visiting us at @DisneySprings. A carved house-roasted whole duck is served with steamed flour tortillas, apricot sweet chili, hoisin miso & choice of steamed rice. Looking to make it #glutenfree? Ask your server to sub in lettuce cups! pic.twitter.com/kF9Foco4ub
— Morimoto Asia (@MorimotoAsiaFLA) September 4, 2021
Of course, many also reserve a spot at the table service space of the restaurant for the specialty cocktails and clever inventive desserts, like the Yuzu Pie. The citrusy cake takes on a fluffy Asian-inspired twist on Florida’s traditional key lime pie, featuring “yuzu, mango compote and yogurt air cake,” according to a Morimoto Asia Twitter post.
Mainly feauturing dishes rooted in Japanese, Chinese and Korean heritage, Morimoto Asia pushes the bar when it comes to ingenuity and food creativity.
“The restaurant’s massive, 2-story interior includes glittering 20-foot-long chandeliers, Shanghai-influenced lounges, private dining spaces and a second-level sushi bar and lounge” as well, according to the restaurant’s Walt Disney World page. The restaurant now also offers a quick serivce option with its Morimoto Asia Street Food stand also located at DIsney Springs.