Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Strange food names

name foods after places
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Recently, my brother went to a bowling alley, and someone bought him a doughnut from a vending machine. It was named a "bismarck" instead. Why not take that idea farther? Foods could be arbitrarily named after places, making them more exciting. I suggest using catchy names, like "oakland" or "deadwood." Hard to read words like "Wausau" might describe exotic foods...
spew, Mar 12 2002

Sandwich, the sandwich and The Earl of Sandwich http://www.open-san...il/sandwichfood.htm
[angel, Mar 13 2002]

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       Llanfair Caereinion - its a different one!
po, Mar 12 2002

       Although there is, of course, a place called Sandwich, the sandwich is named after the Earl of Sandwich, not Sandwich per se.
angel, Mar 13 2002

       The Earl of Sandwich was named after Sandwich, though, yes?
waugsqueke, Mar 13 2002

       Actually, no. (linky)
angel, Mar 13 2002

       Well, the word in his title derived from the town's name, at least. Good thing, or we'd all be eating portsmouths.
waugsqueke, Mar 13 2002

       or southend's or worse
po, Mar 13 2002

       Pity Me is in County Durham, about twenty miles from me. Is there one in Norfolk as well?
angel, Mar 13 2002

       I thought this was going to be about *really* strange names for food, like calling a carrot "Mick O'Shea Ricochet Benzine Sucotaph".
stupop, Mar 13 2002

       sorry, angel, deleted annotation instead of editing it! you are correct - I was just getting confused.
sappho, Mar 13 2002

       no comment!"!!!
monkeyboy3, Mar 14 2002

       If you visit Kent, you can see a road sign pointing to Ham and Sandwich.
smokeyjohnson, Aug 20 2002


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