Best homoerotic Midwestern recipe:
Candlelight salad – a ring of pineapple holding an upright banana doused with mayonnaise.
But wait. It’s supposed to have a spritz of paprika on top to suggest a burning candle!
Best small town name (in Indiana’s Brown County):
Inexplicably, Gnaw Bone doesn’t have a single barbecue joint.
Best southern fried chicken:
Bullock’s in Durham, NC. Killer spare ribs too.
Worst name for a restaurant: (in Indianapolis, IN)
Really? The best thing you can say about your diner is that it’s sanitary?
Best street name:
Best/worst indication that everyone in America now has a website:
Worst possible inscription on an 8×10 glossy hanging on the wall of Mr. Beef, Chicago’s high temple of the Italian beef sammich:
“Hey, Mr. Beef, I’m a vegetarian now, but I’m sure your beef is as good as ever!” – Jim Belushi