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at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 03:03 (eight months ago) link

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at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 03:05 (eight months ago) link

then when you're done with that side, just flip it over and

https://i.imgur.com/DCrljkO.jpg
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at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 03:10 (eight months ago) link

we do ask our new waiters to memorize the menu by the end of their first full week.

at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 03:11 (eight months ago) link

lamb grill, tapenade fried slaw, feta, tahina, pita

and/or

MAC 'N CHEESE TOTS with bacon

mookieproof, Friday, 8 November 2019 03:12 (eight months ago) link

Goin with peruvian avocado shrimp cream

Οὖτις, Friday, 8 November 2019 03:14 (eight months ago) link

apparently this place had a following in NYC though i've never heard of it in my life.

my basic question, not knowing the size of the restaurant or how many covers they could do, is how did a place that was only open for 5 hours a day 5 days a week have all of these ingredients available and fresh?

call all destroyer, Friday, 8 November 2019 03:22 (eight months ago) link

Gonna have to go with Danny & Laura

I'm scared my but won't fit in it. (Old Lunch), Friday, 8 November 2019 03:30 (eight months ago) link

I wonder how often you just got told "yeah we're out of that today" no matter what you ordered.

Stoop Crone (Trayce), Friday, 8 November 2019 03:32 (eight months ago) link

Actually I take that back having just read their Yelp page, wow.

Stoop Crone (Trayce), Friday, 8 November 2019 03:35 (eight months ago) link

just a bowl of frosted flakes for me, thanks

at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 03:37 (eight months ago) link

I need to see the full soup menu. Or at least the “ying/yang soup” menu

brimstead, Friday, 8 November 2019 04:06 (eight months ago) link

mark my words: i will try every item at this restaurant

at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 04:11 (eight months ago) link

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at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 04:11 (eight months ago) link

mac n cheese pancake appears to be the draw

$1,000,000 or 1 bag of honeycrisp apples (Sufjan Grafton), Friday, 8 November 2019 05:13 (eight months ago) link

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shopsin%27s

StanM, Friday, 8 November 2019 06:13 (eight months ago) link

pecan ebelskivers

alomar lines, Friday, 8 November 2019 06:55 (eight months ago) link

Hoisin-fried goat cheese egg-coated paratha ftw.

Srinivasaraghavan VONCataraghavan (ShariVari), Friday, 8 November 2019 07:53 (eight months ago) link

lamb potato fig mint curry

i dont care if or where commas may be

deems of internment (darraghmac), Friday, 8 November 2019 07:56 (eight months ago) link

all i can see is Gordon Ramsay throwing a fit tbh

Joe Kulak 😎 (Noodle Vague), Friday, 8 November 2019 11:17 (eight months ago) link

I saw a documentary about this place years ago, it's called I Like Killing Flies (unappetizingly). I think I made mac & cheese pancakes/waffles after seeing it.

change display name (Jordan), Friday, 8 November 2019 12:47 (eight months ago) link

Is this how much cafe food costs in NYC? Remind me to never visit

imago, Friday, 8 November 2019 13:10 (eight months ago) link

I will have 3 mini burgers served in mac 'n' cheese pancakes, please.

Pauline Male (Eric H.), Friday, 8 November 2019 14:07 (eight months ago) link

SPECIAL! black cherry malted plus: kale, pumpkin burrito melt

Pauline Male (Eric H.), Friday, 8 November 2019 14:20 (eight months ago) link

Q: was this menu generated by a neural network

Frankie Four-Wigs (Old Lunch), Friday, 8 November 2019 14:35 (eight months ago) link

I'd like to think that regardless of what you order, you ultimately just get a glass of room-temperature soylent delivered to your table.

Frankie Four-Wigs (Old Lunch), Friday, 8 November 2019 14:39 (eight months ago) link

Ten Condiment sandwich, probably, if it's good enough for Moses.

jmm, Friday, 8 November 2019 15:13 (eight months ago) link

Great book.
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/7159NEkNaiL.jpg

Jazzbo, Friday, 8 November 2019 15:16 (eight months ago) link

this menu is very hard to read so I gave up on reading the whole thing and just let my eyes dart around looking for delicious and/or ridiculous combos, and after a while of darting, my considered but not comprehensive choice is:

"zesty" bread and breakfast name plate: "3 bbq duck & egg sliders on mac'n cheese cakes"

tbh I barely knew what these words meant but I guess this is a picture and oh boy, that's a heart attack on a plate. yes, I'll take it, thank you.

a passing spacecadet, Friday, 8 November 2019 15:32 (eight months ago) link

Um, those "sliders" are each full-size sandwiches.

Pauline Male (Eric H.), Friday, 8 November 2019 15:44 (eight months ago) link

loved i like killing flies, shd re-watch i dont really remember it well

johnny crunch, Friday, 8 November 2019 15:57 (eight months ago) link

what a horribly formed "menu"

A True White Kid that can Jump (Granny Dainger), Friday, 8 November 2019 16:17 (eight months ago) link

Um, those "sliders" are each full-size sandwiches.

― Pauline Male (Eric H.), Friday, November 8, 2019 9:44 AM (thirty-four minutes ago) bookmarkflaglink

I recently ordered a side of silver dollar pancakes because I don't need to be eating an entire goddamn plate of full-size pancakes but then they turned out to be an entire goddamn plate of full-size pancakes (their full-size pancakes, as I learned, actually exceeded the circumference of the plate to kind of a ridiculous degree).

America.

Frankie Four-Wigs (Old Lunch), Friday, 8 November 2019 16:22 (eight months ago) link

this menu is very hard to read

check out the full size images!

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at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 16:42 (eight months ago) link

oh I didn't mean the image quality, I meant that my eyes were protesting at the sheer amount of text and colours and gradient fills and asterisks and boxes and notes and numbers floating around, and refusing to pass the information on to the reading part of the brain

however I do note that you told us we had to read the whole menu before proceeding and I am therefore a very bad person to barge in here and declare that I didn't

so many things

so many

a passing spacecadet, Friday, 8 November 2019 16:52 (eight months ago) link

Why are none of the shepherd's pie options lamb?

chap, Friday, 8 November 2019 17:05 (eight months ago) link

I want the #25 but hold the mozzarella burrito

Jordan Pickford LOLverdrive (Neanderthal), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:08 (eight months ago) link

This is like the restaurant version of a Coke Freestyle soda fountain.

Frankie Four-Wigs (Old Lunch), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:10 (eight months ago) link

On second thought, I'll just have the $4 white bread toast, thanks.

Pauline Male (Eric H.), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:25 (eight months ago) link

Can i just have saran wrap on a sesame seed bun and then a few pickles, some Sriracha, a piece of string, and a piece of iceberg lettuce on top

Jordan Pickford LOLverdrive (Neanderthal), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:29 (eight months ago) link

xp ok great we'll get right on that. But 1st pick from one of these 19 types of butters for your bread.

A True White Kid that can Jump (Granny Dainger), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:29 (eight months ago) link

there are some recipes online trying to replicate the slutty cakes.

Yerac, Friday, 8 November 2019 17:37 (eight months ago) link

I am choosing to not google those at work.

Pauline Male (Eric H.), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:38 (eight months ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSSmozQIE-g

Pauline Male (Eric H.), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:46 (eight months ago) link

however I do note that you told us we had to read the whole menu before proceeding

my terrible secret is that i've only read maybe 1/10th of this menu

at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:55 (eight months ago) link

just want to see what this looks like side-by-side, forgive me:

https://i.imgur.com/UtNVbs7.jpghttps://i.imgur.com/DCrljkO.jpg

at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:56 (eight months ago) link

their microsoft publisher file must be at its breaking point

at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 17:56 (eight months ago) link

"Shopsin's daughter, Tamara, once admitted that the worst thing she had ever done was teach her father how to use Adobe InDesign. She didn't expect him to exploit the text-squeeze function to such an extent," Saveur reported in 2009.

Yerac, Friday, 8 November 2019 17:57 (eight months ago) link

lol!!

at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 18:03 (eight months ago) link

Belatedly realizing between the food on the menu and Kenny's attitude, this is the real-live version of

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYhv0JuRimM

Pauline Male (Eric H.), Friday, 8 November 2019 18:05 (eight months ago) link

that's a good filmmaking move - use explosions to connect together different takes

at home in the alternate future, (Karl Malone), Friday, 8 November 2019 18:12 (eight months ago) link

I've only seen the porn parody, "Follow That Butt".

you don't wanna know what they called the restaurant in that one

Jordan Pickford LOLverdrive (Neanderthal), Friday, 8 November 2019 18:34 (eight months ago) link

I just watched the NYT video on how they make the mac n cheese pancakes and it is totally a lot simpler than I would've thought. Pour the pancake, toss on some cooked macaroni, toss in some cheddar, wait and flip.

Yerac, Friday, 8 November 2019 20:21 (eight months ago) link

interesting. i had a mac first process in mind.

$1,000,000 or 1 bag of honeycrisp apples (Sufjan Grafton), Friday, 8 November 2019 21:30 (eight months ago) link

I ate here a few times! Shopsin called my uncle a dickhead! The food was generally very good. RIP

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Friday, 8 November 2019 22:48 (eight months ago) link

His daughter is a fantastic artist/designer/illustrator. His other daughter is a filmmaker and used to work at Other Music. I met her once at a show.

dan selzer, Saturday, 9 November 2019 00:53 (eight months ago) link

Ulysses do you remember what you ordered?

brimstead, Saturday, 9 November 2019 05:21 (eight months ago) link

i remember getting a club, bread pudding french toast and i think blisters on my sisters. as i recall, it was all good but also all very much a gut bomb. Not light eating and huge portions!

They're still open btw in the new, cavernous Essex Market. I miss the old one. New menu too; maybe the same roster tho:
http://shopsins.com/menu/shopsin.pdf

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Saturday, 9 November 2019 05:25 (eight months ago) link

i will totally go to Shopsins with an ilxor btw

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Saturday, 9 November 2019 05:30 (eight months ago) link

I Like Killing Flies is a great movie. I also own "Eat Me".

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Saturday, 9 November 2019 05:32 (eight months ago) link

Feel like Fieri must be constantly seething with rage about not achieving this level of flavorosity

I want to change my display name (dan m), Saturday, 9 November 2019 14:44 (eight months ago) link

Feel like Fieri must be constantly seething with rage about not achieving this level of flavorosity

temporarily embarrassed thousandaire (Eric H.), Saturday, 9 November 2019 14:45 (eight months ago) link

"Food pictures only"?

pplains, Monday, 11 November 2019 15:05 (eight months ago) link

As in, not the kitchen

temporarily embarrassed thousandaire (Eric H.), Monday, 11 November 2019 15:09 (eight months ago) link


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