If we’re being honest, most of our vacations revolve around eating.
And why shouldn’t they?
We travel to experience new things and taste culinary creations in different regions. It doesn’t matter if it’s simply a cup of coffee, an artisan sandwich, or a decadent six-course meal, new food and drink is incredibly exciting for us tourists who have a love for chowing down.
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So when heading somewhere with a killer foodie scene like Anaheim, it’s important to know where to go to ensure the tastiest trip possible.
Here are eight delicious things to eat and drink when in Anaheim.
1. Nacho Fries from Pour Vida Latin Flavor
If this isn’t the epitome of Mexicali cuisine we don’t know what is. A combination of our two favourite things – nachos and fries – this dish is a medley of truffle fries, queso fresco, and pico de gallo.
2. Pasion Caliente Margarita Pour Vida Latin Flavor
You can’t truly enjoy your handcrafted tacos without a solid margarita. The Pasion Caliente variety from Pour Vida is a great way to go if you’re looking for a beverage with enough kick to rival a spicy morsel like the Jacuzzi Chicken taco.
Address: 185 West Center Street Promenade, Anaheim, CA
3. Huevos Rancheros from The Gypsy Den
The Gypsy Den’s veggie-centric menu includes a selection of egg dishes with a Mexican twist like the Huevos Rancheros topped with housemade hot sauce and served with fresh fruit.
4. French Toast from The Gypsy Den
There’s nothing like starting your day with a hearty breakfast of French toast and fresh fruit. Top it off with a dusting of icing sugar and bam – you’re set to explore Anaheim (until lunch that is).
Address: 211 West Center Street Promenade, Anaheim, CA
5. Bubble Tea with Cotton Candy from Mini Monster at the Anaheim Packing House
This creation is extremely Instagrammable – it may look crazy, and that’s because it kind of is. The logical way to eat this tapioca bubble tea is to first tackle the Fruity Pebble-topped cotton candy sugar cloud surrounding the mouth of the mason jar.
6. K2 ‘Dornut’ from Pandor Bakery at the Anaheim Packing House
The K2 ‘dornut’ is Pandor’s version of the cronut: four flaky flash-fried dornuts piled high with gooey vanilla custard, jam, and sliced banana between each layer, then finished with a drizzle of maple syrup, condensed milk, and fruity cereal to add the perfect crunch-factor. You probably wont need to eat for 24 hours after consuming this bad boy.
7. Don Juan from Urbana at the Anaheim Packing House
One of the many colourful dine-in sit down restaurants in the Packing House is Urbana. This farm fresh Mexican eatery has an great selection of tacos, burritos, and of course cocktails. The Don Juan is a spicy creation that consists of blanco tequila, fresh pineapple, and cucumber which is shaken and served over ice with chile con limon salt rim.
8. Liquid Nitrogen Snow Balls from i am at the Anaheim Packing House
This smoothie and shaved snow spot offers the coolest nitrogen snow balls that essentially taste like giant cold Fruit Loops. i am also gives chocolate dipping sauce for these little guys, which really adds to the “wow” factor to this dessert.
Address: 440 South Anaheim Boulevard in Anaheim, CA