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Fortune Tortillas for Mexican-Themed restaurants
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Very simple - fortune-cookie shaped hard tortillas, with fortunes inside. :) Call them "fortillas"! A trendy little gimmick, eh?


Grumbleshark, Jun 08 2007

Spicy fortune http://www.eurekale.../aafc-pch031306.php
Pepper component hot enough to trigger suicide in prostate cancer cells [django, Jun 08 2007]

literally, these are already Baked http://www.hispanic...Business/index.html
[xandram, Jun 08 2007]


       "Tomorow, you will regret eating so much spicy food"
hippo, Jun 08 2007

       Haha! YES! Exactly!! :D
Grumbleshark, Jun 08 2007

       Not a fort made of tortillas? Damn, disappointed again (+)
normzone, Jun 08 2007

       Forte: Capsaicin, the stuff that turns up the heat in jalapeños, not only causes the tongue to burn, it also drives prostate cancer cells to kill themselves, according to studies published in the March 15 issue of Cancer Research.   

       Just doing my duty of informing the Halfbakery community of the benefits of red hot chili peppers. May we have healthy prostates - our fortune is in tortillas!
django, Jun 08 2007

       Very Cool.   

       Great first post.   

nomocrow, Jun 08 2007

       //Capsaicin...also drives prostate cancer cells to kill themselves,// I dread to think how this is administered.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 08 2007

       I wonder how many first posts have hit a home bun? [+]
nuclear hobo, Jun 08 2007

       And it burns, burns, burns...
crazymonk, Jun 08 2007

       Methinks we have a newbie-in-disguise, someone who may have been around for a while and got tired of fishbones. Now they post each of their new ideas under a new ID so they're cut a little noob slack, then Kaboom! They hit us with that killer idea and we fawn all over them, inviting them to sit at our table in the lunchroom, giving them our home phone number AND our cell number, even showing them the secret handshake. Oops! I've said too much.   

       "Waiter! How old is this Fortilla? My fortune reads 'Pancho Villa for Governor'."
Canuck, Jun 09 2007

       "El que se enoja, pierde."
nuclear hobo, Jun 09 2007

       "El que vacila, pierde."   

       "El amor conquista todos."   

       "Su camarero merece una propina grande."   

       "Lea por favor el otro lado."
Canuck, Jun 09 2007

       "Su número afortunado es ..."
nuclear hobo, Jun 09 2007

       "¡Ayuda! Estoy siendo preso en una fábrica del fortilla."
Canuck, Jun 10 2007

       "Las comadrejas del hielo comerán su hígado."
nomocrow, Jun 11 2007

       What's that Baxter?... You know I don't speak Spanish.
theleopard, Jun 11 2007

       ([theleopard] Babelfish reports that the last few annotations read: "The one that gets angry, loses.", "The one that vacillates, loses.", "the love conquers all.", "His waiter deserves a great gratuity.", "He reads the other side please.", "Its lucky number is...", "Aid! I am being imprisoned in a factory of fortilla.", "the weasels of the ice will eat their liver.")

I was thinking - couldn't you print, or scorch, the message directly onto the tortilla itself? This would be a good use for all those thermal printers (the kind that print onto that silvery paper) which no one uses any more.
hippo, Jun 11 2007

       No, I'm not anyone in disguise, I promise! I have heard of this site YEARS ago and signed up without posting, but this is my first submission. I am somewhat of a goofball in my personal life and work, and my friends all thought this was a good idea, so I thought what the heck?   

       I'm very glad to hear that so many people think it's a good idea!! :)   

Grumbleshark, Jun 12 2007

       Ah, thank you for your ¡Ayuda! [hippo]
theleopard, Jun 12 2007

       Sorry, my Spanish, she is, how you say? Not so well? I was trying to translate some well-known fortune cookie-style phrases such as:
Help! I am being held prisoner in a fortune cookie factory.
Your waiter deserves a very big tip.
Please read the other side.
You snooze, you lose.
Love conquers all.

       Can we come up with versions of this for other ethnicities? "Pitagrams" for Greek restaurants? "Naanentities" for Central Asian cuisine? Roti-writings? Chapati-notes? Matzo-lingo?
Canuck, Jun 13 2007

       In memoriam Krelnik.   

wagster, Jun 27 2007

       thats pretty awsome. Could you make stuff like tacos and quesadillas with them?
bobathie, Jun 27 2007

       I was envisioning tortillas you can use to make a fort. Either way, its right up my alley. [+]
Letsbuildafort, Dec 15 2012


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