“Weak End at Bernie’s” is a pretty good headline, but it’s got nothing on “Spice Gull,” the phrase used by the Guardian to describe a seagull that fell into a vat of faux-Indian food.
Source: A Spice Gull Is a Seagull Who Fell Into a Vat of Chicken Tikka Masala
But did the gull tell them what he wants, what he really, really wants? 😉
This was hard to watch, since they acted like idiots. Good ideas, though.
America has a storied history of taking the cuisines of other cultures and incorporating elements of them into its own… usually after deep-frying them. Sometimes, though, we go a bit overboard with the incorporating and end up with something that, despite its name and supposed pedigree, would confuse the hell out of non-Americans.
Here are those foods. These are their stories.
Source: 9 ‘Ethnic’ Dishes Unrecognizable In Their Home Countries
‘Fortune Cookie’ didn’t make the list. Neither did pepperoni. But then, they aren’t dishes per se…