For reasons that are far from clear, one of the most iconic images in the original Star Wars: A New Hope is Luke Skywalker pouring himself a tall glass of blue milk. From the earliest days of the announcement of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the new land coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World, it was promised that blue milk would be one of the beverages on offer, but now, we know what it's actually going to be. Turns out, it's not actually milk.
Blue milk purchased at the milk stand at Galaxy's Edge is actually a plant based beverage, something closer to rice milk than anything from a cow. It's also been sweetened with berry and melon flavors and it's also much thicker than actual milk, closer in consistency to a milkshake or smoothie.
Green milk, as seen in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will also be on offer, it will be the same stuff, just with a mix of citrus flavors.
It sounds like just what you're going to want to drink on a hot afternoon in Southern California or Orlando. The "milk" will be available from a cart on Batuu that's dedicated to the purpose, but, of course, there will be a lot more food and drink available throughout Galaxy's Edge.
We already knew a bit about Oga's Cantina. The watering hole will be the first public location in Disneyland's history to serve alcohol. In addition to an exclusive list of specialty beers and wine, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails will be available with Star Wars appropriate names like Bloody Rancor and the Fuzzy Tauntaun.
This also where you'll find RX-24, aka Rex, the former pilot of Star Tours who has now become a DJ and is providing music while you enjoy your drink. Also, Paul Reubens has provided the voice once again.
Batuu will feature two food locations. Docking Bay 7 is the land's table service restaurant, which means you'll need to make reservations for this one, probably for the next decade or so. The building will be recognizable as the one with a Sienar-Chall Utilipede Transport parked on the roof. That's the kitchen of chef Strono “Cookie” Tuggs. Basically, it's a Star Wars food truck. This all-new character has his own Star Wars connection, as he apparently learned his culinary skills working on the planet Takodana for one Maz Kanata.
The other place to grab some real food, as reported by EW, will be at Ronto Roasters. A Ronto is a large four legged creature that looks like some sort of dinosaur. It's probably most recognizable as being one of the creatures added to the Special Edition of Star Wars: A New Hope.
As the name implies, this is essentially a bbq joint where you'll see droids roasting meat from heat generated from what used to be a pod racing engine. This is a quick service food location, and it's a nice choice for a food option, as it seems to be an homage to the Big Thunder Ranch Barbecue which had previously inhabited the space now taken up by Galaxy's Edge.
Finally, if you just need a snack Kat Saka's Kettle will have a sweet and salty grain based treat on offer. It's popcorn, but of course it will be available in a multitude of flavors as is the Disneyland way.
Food is always one of the highlights of Disneyland and Walt Disney World and there looks to be a lot of really tasty looking stuff that will be available. Beyond that, who doesn't want to walk around a planet of the Star Wars universe with a refreshing glass of blue milk?
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