A tasty compilation of the best food and restaurant tweets
of the week.
Twitter tends to be saturated with asinine trending topics,
excessive self-promotion and tweetspeak that those over the age of
22 may have trouble deciphering. But, it's also proved to be a
valuable social media platform for restaurants, celebrity chefs and
those who incessantly photograph their food. Here are a handful of
excellent food-related tweets from the past week. As always, you
can find us on Twitter @LocalEaters.
Ruth Bourdain (@RuthBourdain):"I
really hope the baconpocalypse doesn't affect other cured meats. I
just don't think I could survive a Prosciutto di Parmageddon."
A chilling vision of the impending aporkalypse.
"I would eat at a restaurant that calls itself 'shrimply the best'
Shrimpin' ain't easy.
Moiste Porque (@MoistPork): "Someday when
I'm arrested, I'll be hunched over a restaurant chef,
whom I've strangled with his own sandwich, screaming, 'I said NO
Not sure how the physics of strangling with a sandwich would
work, but can certainly understand frustration with general
disregard of "no mayo" requests.
Kat Kinsman (@kittenwithawhip):
"My greatest contribution to society today has been a headline
involving 'tainted nut butter.' May I have a nap now, please?"
Nap well earned. Continuing with the nap theme ...
"I'm a lot like Dexter only instead of killing murderers I just
killed a burrito and took a 43 minute nap in my shower."
There are more French restaurants in New York City than
But how many New York-style hot dog stands line the
Mark Ganek (@MarkGanek): "Ordered an
In-N-Out burger 'gangnam style,' so they shoved it down
my throat repeatedly."
I see what you did there.
Chase Mitchell (@ChaseMit): "There's a
special section of hell for people who bring their kids to
restaurants. It's a restaurant with their kids in
Fair enough, but what horrible things did the poor servers
do to deserve their fate of cleaning the crushed Cherios on the
Comedy Tweets: (@IQuoteComedy): "When
I'm at a restaurant I like to ask the waiter, 'What's
your most frequently photographed entree?' "
Restaurant menus should really come with suggested Instagram
Sandra Boynton (@SandyBoynton): "At
lunch, the restaurant menu listed 'artisanal lettuce.'
I'm so happy! I thought all the lettucewrights had retired."
That's all, folks!
The Twitter bird only eats artisanal birdseed and locally