Posts Tagged ‘Monty Python’

Spam, Beef, Pineapple and Spam: Ted’s Bulletin Enacts its Own Version of ‘Spamalot’

Why garnish your burger with fresh toppings, as Wendy's late founder Dave Thomas always endorsed, when instead you can use good old-fashioned canned precooked meat manufactured by the Hormel Foods Corporation? As part of its new summer menu, Ted's Bulletin on Barracks Row recently unveiled the "Hawaii Five-O" burger, made with grilled pineapple, teriyaki glaze […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

It's Wegmans' world. We just live in it. Judging by the number of clicks and Twitter comments we received this week (sample: "I love Wegmans!"), Wegmans rules not just this week on the Y&H blog but also in the hearts and minds of Y&H readers. Check it out: The Restaurants Coming Soon to a Neighborhood […]

Is the Wegmans’ Deli Channeling Monty Python?

This weekend, the wife and I were having a friendly debate about the wording of the "Thickness Chart" at Wegmans' deli in Fairfax and whether it contained a sly reference to the "wafer-thin mint" scene from Monty Pyhton's The Meaning of Life. Carrie argued that novelists regularly use the phrase "wafer thin" to describe thickness; that's undoubtedly true, […]

Two Comedic Takes on the Same Line: ‘I Couldn’t Eat Another Bite’

Sexpot Australian vlogger Natalie Tyler Tran swears that inside her tiny frame there lives a snarling dog desperate for sweets, although Y&H thinks she wouldn't eat a second helping of anything, even if someone held a gun to a koala's head. Tran's take on the common tableside protest is decidedly feminine, I think, poking fun […]