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Punny Oscar Menu: 10 Dishes Inspired by Nominated Films

We love our puns at Serious Eats, and the Academy Awards is a golden opportunity to pun-geek out on the nominees. Inspired by the films up for awards this year, we put together a menu for your Oscars-viewing parties this Sunday. Some many of these dish concepts are total stretches and make very little sense. But hopefully all of you fellow pun lovers will get a kick out of them. More

Punny Oscar Foods 2011

Need last minute menu ideas for tonight's Academy Awards viewing? Here are some punny dishes we came up with inspired by tonight's nominees and some of our favorite recipes. True Cheese Grits, Winter's Bone Marrow, Mark Ruffalo Wings, and more. Yeah, we're pretty big nerds. More

Photo of the Day: Chocolate Fawndue

Photograph from Rakka on Flickr Artist Rakka is posting an image of a deer every day this year for her project Year of Deer. Today's deer: a pun-tastic chocolate fawndue. Related Photo of the Day: I Scream, You Scream Photo of the Day: Nat King Cole Slaw... More

CakeSpy's Pun-tastic Collection of Rock 'N' Roll Sweets

Seattle-based blogger Jessie Oleson of CakeSpy planned a menu of sweets for Foodbuzz's 24, 24, 24 event, and like a good Seattleite, she got music involved. Some examples: James Brownies, Red Velvet Underground Cake, and Rolling Scones. Every punster is just dying right now. These really are too good. Recipes are included for each. Related How to Make Fake Cupcakes Cupcakes inspired by Cakespy Art [Photograzing] Lettuce Eat at Pun Restaurants Only... More

2005 Yes We Cab! Cabernet Sauvignon

Add this to the list of Obama food and drink puns: 2005 Yes We Cab! Cabernet Sauvignon: "Earthy and spicy Cabernet...a classic Cabernet, elegant and stately, just like Obama himself." Only 56 cases were produced, and each bottle goes for $18. Related: 'Palin Syrah' Wine Drops in Sales After Sarah Palin Veep Pick... More

Lettuce Eat at Pun Restaurants Only

Clockwise from top left: Peking Inn; A Salt & Battery Fish and Chips; Just Falafs; Lox, Stock and Bagel. From Best Week Ever. Washington D.C. hosts a respectable amount of pun-inspired restaurants, especially in the Thai food domain. Thaiphoon, Mai Thai, TenPenh (located on 10th Street and Penn. Avenue), and Leo DiCaprio's favorite tom yum soup source, Thai Tanic. But they have to compete against Thai Me Up, EnThaiSing and other non-Thai restaurants on the Best Week Ever's list of 50 Best Pun Stores. One of my favorites, The Grill from Ipanema, somehow didn't make the cut. Related The Best Worst Restaurant Names Ever... More

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