Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Fort Wayne Makes it in The Onion!

Thanks to Kevin at Labov & Beyond for pointing this out at their blog:

Memo to the fine, funny folks at The Onion…

You know, not everyone in the our humble little hometown here is a slack-jawed, smooth-brained, mouth-breathing oaf, staring in wide-eyed wonder at a sizzling plate of fajitas. They may make up the majority, but we’re not all like that. Oh, who are we kidding - it’s just an honor to have them think of us.

Here's the story:

FORT WAYNE, IN—Some two dozen patrons at a local Chili's Grill & Bar were reportedly transfixed Tuesday when a sizzling order of chicken fajitas was carried from the kitchen across the dining room to a waiting customer, sources said.

According to witnesses, the fajitas—a staple of the popular restaurant chain's menu—sizzled for all 14 seconds of the plate's transport across the room, and continued to sizzle for up to 10 seconds after being placed in front of a party of five seated near the restaurant's bar area. Though most dinner conversations reportedly ceased the moment fascinated patrons caught sight of the hissing, $12.99 entree, several customers were overheard to say, "That looks good," "Ooh," and "I think those are the fajitas." (READ MORE)

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