Prank Guy Fieri Menu Is Hilarious, Maybe Ripped Off

Add Cinnabon, 2 more Cinnabons for $4.95
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 20, 2013 12:15 PM CST
Guy Fieri arrives at the Barnstable Brown Derby party in Louisville, Ky., Friday, May 6, 2011. The 137th Kentucky Derby will be held Saturday, May 7.   (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

(Newser) – Guy Fieri decided to go with the simple "" for his restaurant, Guy's American Kitchen and Bar. But he really should have also registered the longer version, too, Fast Company reports. Instead, Bryan Mytko snapped up and posted a hilarious fake menu there that's gone viral. Sample items:

  • Honky-Tonky Double Barrel Meat Loaded Blast: "A Sammy Hagar lookalike pushes your face into a leather bag filled with oil."
  • Reno!!!: "Popcorn crusted popcorn chicken stuffed inside Guy's Nuthin' Fancy Meatloaf." (To this one, you can "Add a Cinnabon and two more Cinnabons" for just $4.95.)
  • Superbowl Bash Bro'det: This one involves a lot of Velveeta and is served in a bidet that's actually "an MP3 player that plays Smash Mouth while you eat."

Sadly, the menu is tinged with scandal: Someone claiming to be a friend of Mytko's tells Gawker Mytko didn't credit Pauline Vassiliadis with the menu's design. And, making matters worse, a few people also pointed out on Twitter that Mytko seems to have stolen many of the jokes from other Twitter users (comparisons here and here). (Mytko, for his part, says he "had no idea the stuff was theirs.") Despite the controversy, we say the menu is still worth reading: It's almost as funny as last year's scathing New York Times review of the restaurant. (Read more Guy Fieri stories.)

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