Philosophers of Food (Friday Fun)


Think of a philosopher. Now think of that philosopher’s signature food, named in honor of said philosopher. What is it called and what is it like?

examples:

Derek Parfait – amazingly large ice cream sundae, served with a very very tiny spoon, for your total enjoyment.

Peppermint Patty Churchland –  this mouthwatering confection will leave you speechless, mainly because when you eat it you lose the ability to use words like “delicious” or “exciting” or “refreshing” meaningfully.

Pop Hart – kids just won’t listen when they’re hungry; make ’em a Pop Hart and once they’re snacking on this toaster pastry you can bet they’ll recognize your authority to tell them what to do.

Go!

 

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Jerry Dworkin
Jerry Dworkin
7 years ago

David Pears. Hard to bite into but full of nutrition.
Jack Smarties. Candy you can’t believe.
Tootsie Rawls. To be eaten only behind a plain paper wrapper.Report

Jerry Dworkin
Jerry Dworkin
7 years ago

Hegels and Lockes. Contradictions are overcome in this breakfast of champions.Report

Justin Weinberg
7 years ago

SocraTeas – unique beverages that seemingly cannot be refused, despite leaving the people who drink them thirstier than they were before.Report

ayt.
ayt.
7 years ago

Oh my goodness… I LOVE “Jack Smarties”! Brilliant.Report

David Boonin
David Boonin
7 years ago

Leiter Fluid — adds heat to any dish.Report

Danielle
Danielle
7 years ago

HaberSauce: Spice up any food you can justify eating.
Charles Bites: For a taste of the international.Report

Kevin DeLapp
Kevin DeLapp
7 years ago

The Big Mackie: we’ve been brought up to find this queer burger delicious… but it’s not really.Report

Justin Weinberg
7 years ago

G.E.M. AnScone – a small cake-like bread with lots of raspberries, shaped to have a clear direction of fit into your mouth. So good that when you intend to have only one, but have seven instead, we won’t blame you.Report

David Boonin
David Boonin
7 years ago

Harry Frankfurters — other hot dogs may satisfy your first-order desires, but listen to your second-order desire and don’t settle for anything less than a genuine Harry Frankfurter. And that’s not bullshit.Report

Kevin DeLapp
Kevin DeLapp
7 years ago

Harman-Cheese Sandwich: we think the flavor is in the meal, but it’s actually in us. Pairs particularly well with a side of Eggs Ruth Benedict, and a pint of Margaret Mead.Report

Justin Weinberg
7 years ago

Waldronf Salad – a salad made from apples, walnuts, celery, mayonnaise, and other ingredients that no one is allowed to say anything hateful about.

G.A. Cone – we don’t get paid any extra to do it, but we work hard to make sure that everyone can get some of our delicious fact-free ice cream.

Roger Bacon – a medieval English philosopher and Franciscan friar known for teaching the works of Aristotle and for his interest in science and optics, dry-rubbed and hickory-smoked.Report

ayt.
ayt.
7 years ago

Christopher’s Kutz- the finest cuts of organic grain-fed beef, farmed by those who conceived of their actions as contributing to their overlapping end of farming.Report

David Boonin
David Boonin
7 years ago

Ayn Rind: The hard, inedible exterior of an otherwise edible fruit or vegetable. You want something edible? Go grow it yourself!Report

Alan White
Alan White
7 years ago

William of Hoc-Ham: Simple beautiful meat dish that may not completely satisfy.

David Hummus: Dip anything you have into it; so overwhelming you won’t know the difference anyway.

Baby Ruth Bark N’ Marv’lous: It’s actually impossible to not enjoy this sweet confection of the familiar and sublime.Report

Neil Levy
Neil Levy
7 years ago

Lucky Chalmers. Whether or not you enjoy them, you can be sure that they’re enjoying themselves.Report

Daniel Muñoz
Daniel Muñoz
7 years ago

Pad Tye – Introspect on your experience of this phenomenal dish, and you’ll find yourself reflecting on the properties of the noodles themselves. (For optimal transparency, prepare with glass noodles.)

Hans Kampellini d’angelo – Every linguist who tries a plate loves it.Report

Sean McAleer
Sean McAleer
7 years ago

Red Beans and Grice, prepared by intending that others recognize your intention to prepare it.Report

Sean McAleer
Sean McAleer
7 years ago

Devlined Eggs, which are sinfully delicious — and thus may be legitimately criminalized, even if no one is harmed by anyone’s eating them.Report

Matt McAdam
Matt McAdam
7 years ago

Philippa’s Foot- longs: the best of their kind, everything a dog should be!Report