April 09, 2009

Betty Brown suggests Chinese restaurants rename menu items

Rather than everyone here having to learn Chinese — I understand it’s a rather difficult language — do you think that it would behoove you and your citizens to adopt a name that we could deal with more readily here?

God bless Betty Brown, who finds ordering things like Kung Pao Chicken and Moo Goo Gaipan confusing, if not outright embarrassing. And just who the hell was General Tso anyway? Wouldn't patriotic Americans feel more comfortable with General MacArthur Chicken?

Posted by mayor mcsleaze at April 9, 2009 10:02 PM

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How about Colon Powell Chicken?

Posted by: johncoby [TypeKey Profile Page] at April 10, 2009 05:47 AM

Focus groups didn't care for any buffet items that included the term "colon" in their name, for some odd reason.

Posted by: Mayor McSleaze [TypeKey Profile Page] at April 10, 2009 10:39 AM

No joke, Coby. The Mayor and I actually had a study done. Do you want a copy of it?

Posted by: mcblogger [TypeKey Profile Page] at April 13, 2009 12:36 AM

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