Flavorful World’s Friday Fourplay offers up a bite-sized tidbit of info on each of the four food- and drink-related things we found most interesting each week.
St. Patrick Would Be Proud
No one ever said that alcoholic beverages were the only ingestible one should expect to buy at a discount rate on St. Patrick’s Day. IHOP is offering short stacks of its famous pancakes for just a dollar on March 17th to diners who wear green to its establishments nationwide. This price is for eat-ins only, and only between the hours of 7am and 7pm, but a $1 meal’s a $1 meal. It’s always nice to hear of things worth having that can still actually be purchased for just one dollar.
Via Brand Eating
Here Comes Benedict Cottontail…
Some of you might recall the life-sized statue of actor Benedict Cumberbatch that English chocolate artist Jen Lindsey-Clark sculpted out of Belgian chocolate about this time last year. Well, this year, ensuring that our chocolate Cumberbatch needs do not go unfulfilled, she’s created a series of chocolate Easter bunnies bearing his famous face. While details are contested/sketchy at best on how chocolate bunnies came to be associated with Easter, fans of Mister Cumberbatch’s work can put him in their mouths this Easter for just £50 ($70.00 USD). One can choose the option of milk or dark chocolate as one commits an act of faux cannibalism that could be the single most truly Instagram-worthy bite of Easter food taken all year.
O, Tasty L’arc-en-ciel
I’m not going to say it. I don’t care if every other article covering this story manages (feels compelled?) to work it into either the headline or the first line of the piece, I’m not about to ask you, dear reader, to do anything that rhymes with “haste the brain glow.” What I will do, is tell you that Rainbow Doughnuts now exist due to the benevolent confectioners at Brooklyn-based Moe’s Doughs. Made with colorful stripes of red velvet, strawberry, pistachio, and sour cream, they make for a dessert no doubt as welcome to the eye as on the tongue.
Playboy Goes to India
So, adult entertainment powerhouse Playboy Enterprises has opened a beer garden in Pune, India. The establishment house its own brewery, and is the first of several like ventures slated for launch throughout India.
Think about that for a moment: soon enough, we could all be kicking back at the end of a long day and wrapping our lips around a cold Playboy longneck or polishing off a fresh draught of Playboy brew.
Interesting time to be alive. And a drinker. And in India.
*Mention of a product, good, or service in a Friday Fourplay posting does not constitute and should not be interpreted as an endorsement either from Anthony Beal or Flavorful World LLC. Vendors are not notified ahead of time that their products/services will be featured, thus Flavorful World will at the time of posting have had no related interactions with said vendors or any sample of their products/services by which to judge them. As such, we have no idea what these vendors are like to work with, or about the quality of their merchandise and are unqualified to vouch for them as reputable. Our Friday Fourplay lists are posted in the spirit of our having come across something that looks and sounds engaging, and thinking that perhaps our readers will think so too; no more, no less. With that in mind, patronize these establishments and vendors at your own risk.