A beignet burger? Disney does its own take on New Orleans cuisine, again.

Between two circular pieces of fried dough and powdered sugar sits a burger, dressed with cheese, bacon jam, lettuce, pickles and onions.

by Mary Staes
November 28, 2018

Surely, you remember Disney’s attempt at gumbo a few years ago which included kale. No comment.

Well, now there’s a new menu item at Disney World’s Port Orleans Resort: a beignet burger.

Yep. Between two circular pieces of fried dough and powdered sugar sits a burger, dressed with cheese, bacon jam, lettuce, pickles and onions. For sides, you get french fries and coleslaw.

The burger is making the rounds on social media, and reviewers say it’s pretty good.

It reminds us of the king cake burger, which, honestly, wasn’t that bad.

Would you try it?

Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether...

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