Sunday, November 14, 2010

Food Books in My Pants

There was a recent Twitter hashtag meme#moviesinmypants” in which participants would append the phrase “in my pants” to film titles; for example “Stand and Deliver in My Pants.”

This led to a much more entertaining offshoot, “#foodbooksinmypants,” started by @amateurgourmet. Some of my favorites:

  1. Kat Kinsman
    kittenwithawhip Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant in My Pants #foodbooksinmypants
  2. Erin Innes
    erin_innes The Nasty Bits In My Pants #foodbooksinmypants
  3. Meat Whore
    MeatWhore Ham: An Obsession with the Hindquarter In My Pants #FoodBooksInMyPants
  4. Meat Whore
    MeatWhore Animal, Vegetable, Miracle In My Pants #FoodBooksInMyPants
  5. Chris M.
    MisterXofer Where's Mom Now That I Need Her In My Pants #foodbooksinmypants
  6. Jo
    MyLastBite The Whole Beast In My Pants #foodbooksinmypants
  7. charlotte druckman
    cettedrucks A Twist of the Wrist in My Pants #foodbooksinmypants (duh).
  8. Lesley Balla
    lesleyLA Jam It, Pickle It, Cure it in My Pants #foodbooksinmypants
  9. manbitesworld
    manbitesworld The Soul of a Chef: The Pursuit of Perfection In My Pants #foodbooksinmypants
  10. Michael Nagrant
    MichaelNagrant Paula Deen Celebrates in my pants. #foodbooksinmypants
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What surprised me most was the number of famous chefs, food writers, and purveyors who participated in this game. Apparently the originator was equally astonished:

  1. Adam Roberts
    amateurgourmet I'd just like to point out that a Pulitzer Prize winning food writer is participating in the #foodbooksinmypants meme that I started. WEIRD.
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I think my “best participation” award goes to fine-food purveyor D’Artagnan. I hadn’t even realized they were on Twitter. I respect them for having the guts to join this somewhat off-color exercise from their company account, and for coming up with some of the best entries. I don’t think there’s many industries where you’d see something like this happen.

  1. D'Artagnan
    DArtagnan_Inc Much Depends on Dinner In My Pants #FoodBooksInMyPants
  2. D'Artagnan
    DArtagnan_Inc Carving and Boning Like an Expert In My Pants #foodbooksinmypants
  3. D'Artagnan
    DArtagnan_Inc Insatiable Tales from a Life of Delicious Excess In My Pants #foodbooksinmypants Yup, that's @GaelGreene
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