I lurk around Twitter when I have spare time. It's one of those sites, at least for me, that sucks me in and pulls me under for a LONG time. The sites I follow are mostly foodie, news and of course friends and family. The best thing about Twitter is that it's very much like a newspaper, giving me quick info and current trends. I love current trends, what's going on, new to the eye stuff.
There was a "tweet" for a new restaurant that boasted the World's Largest Chicken Fried Steak, Cowtown Diner in Fort Worth, Texas. Deep fried and covered in cream gravy, it weighs 10 pounds and packs a whopping 10,000 calories! Who would order such a big meal? Well about 15 orders a month prove it’s a popular item on the menu! Served with family size mashed potatoes, salad and 10 slabs of Texas toast, families share the meal and take some home. College students go together and buy the huge steak that costs $70. The good news is that if you can eat it all by yourself, the meal is FREE! So far, no one has tried to do that. It takes 45 minutes to prepare so you have to order it 24 hours in advance. Served on a pizza pan, the waitresses parade through the restaurant ringing cowbells! Yee-haw!
I always tell Hubby that in Monday morning meetings all across America, companies are deciding what's the next best thing. Restaurants have to continually come up with a twist on the old stand-by's. If they can't come up with new, then they just come up with BIGGER...and in Texas, bigger sells!