BACKSTORY (June 15, 2012—Present): This recreation of the original Carthay Circle Theater in Hollywood serves as the focal point of the new Disney California Adventure entrance which opened June 15, 2012. Chef Andrew Sutton (from the Napa Rose Restaurant) oversees the menu. From the Disney website:
Dine in style on modern cuisine that pays tribute to the bold and diverse flavors of Southern California. Try signature dishes including fire cracker duck wings, ceviches, strawberry-lemon chicken salad and jerked king fish. World of Color dining packages are available.
Exclusive to Club 33 members, 1901 Lounge commemorates Walt Disney’s birthday year. Inside, guests are transported to the 1930s in a setting where animators may have hung out to share their artwork and stories.