Thursday, October 30, 2008

menu booboos


Cafe in The Causeway, Melbourne. October 2007

It was so bad I had to take a photo.

Sadly didn't have a handy digital on me in the mid-90's when at Joe's Garage (Fitzroy) I saw the new waitress diligently chalking up the specials board. The fish du jour...
"Barramundi marinated in prozac"


I kid you not!

Have you got a favourite menu booboo?

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8 Comments:

Blogger Cindy said...

Ow - my eyes!!

7:35 pm  
Blogger Johanna said...

You gotta laugh! E is now keen to head on down to Joe's Garage :-)

8:54 pm  
Blogger shula said...

I s'pose we should be grateful it wasn't 'mussels provinshell'

9:13 pm  
Blogger Another Outspoken Female said...

...or muscles provinshell

9:19 pm  
Blogger MEDITERRANEAN KIWI said...

i've been meaning to keep a tab on this sort of thing in greece, where we get menu bombs (not just booboos) all the time!

10:22 pm  
Blogger docwitch said...

hehehe...

One I can remember from Asia that made me smile is: "dlied aplicots".

10:42 pm  
Anonymous glutenfreeforgood said...

Speaking of Provinshall, although not at a restaurant, I did see a sign that said "Pervential French Furniture." Gosh, we're going to forget how it's actually spelled if we keep this up.

Oh, but barramundi marinated in prozac makes for such a pleasant dining experience.
:-)

Melissa

7:21 am  
Anonymous kitchen hand said...

'Mad Crab' (instead of 'mud') at the sadly-departed red velvet-curtained Chinese restaurant on Swanston Street near Lonsdale. Forget its name but its menu was full of howlers like that. Kept us amused while waiting every time.

1:40 pm  

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