A tasty collection of the best food and restaurant tweets of
the last two weeks.
Twitter tends to be cluttered with asinine trending topics,
endless self-promotion and unintelligible 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, food
photographers and celebrity chefs. Here are a handful of excellent
food-related tweets from the past couple of weeks. As always, you
can find us on Twitter @LocalEaters.
Andrew Knowlton (
@AndrewKnowlton): "Something about multi-colored tortilla
chips that makes me think less of Mexican joint serving them.
Completely. Goes doubly for places that serve radioacative
neon green margaritas.
Alton Brown (@AltonBrown):
"I am turning away from my media career to focus exclusively on
producing artisanal bacon-bit peanut butter."
Though we've gone too far with bacon-infused everything, I'd
get behind this.
Matt Yglesias (
@Mattyglesias): "Has anyone in human history ever gone to
a restaurant website and been disappointed by the absence of
Nope. I also doubt anyone's ever bemoaned the lack of Flash
Animation on a restaurant website.
@sarcasticapple):"Restaurant bills sometimes come with
complimentary mints, it would be nice if electricity bills came
with a little bowl of AA batteries."
Conan O'Brien (
@ConanObrien): "Anyone else worried that we're in the midst of
a cupcake store bubble?"
Less worried and more ready for it burst.
Tumblr Funniest Post (
@tumblrfunniest): "My friend said 'Onions are the only food
that can make you cry.' That was before I hit him in the face with
a watermelon. #tumblrfunniest"
I guess someone had to pick up the slack following
Ray Isle (@islewine):
Ad on the subway for soup w 'artificial goat flavor.' Why do I find
that so much more disturbing than artificial beef
Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson)
"Yup. If pasta & antipasta ever touch, they annihilate. For
your safety, that's why restaurants never serve them together."
World's funniest astrophysicist. How can you not love this
Kat Kinsman (
@kittenwithawhip): "Just read the phrase 'penetrates deeply
into the ham' in a press release & may need a moment to
Not sure how that got by their copy editors.
Don't call me Tweety.