When it comes to instant noodles in America, ramen is the reigning king. Packets of Maruchan and Top Ramen tend to find their way into cupboards and college dorm rooms whenever tasty budget meals are needed on hand. But our singular fixation on a couple of brands of instant ramen has come at the cost of exploring other convenient hot noodle dishes. For instance, instead of deciding between packets of chicken, pork, or beef ramen yet again, you could dig into a bowl of tom yum.
So what if it’s cold out? In our world, ice cream season doesn’t exist because we can find an excuse to enjoy it any time of year. And it looks like the team behind Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has the same mentality, because they’ve developed a collection that perfectly encapsulates classic holiday flavors like gingerbread, sweet potato, and peppermint.
Mystery flavors are usually the most initially exciting, and subsequently disappointing, limited edition additions to grocery store junk food aisles. The white foods purportedly hold a delightful surprise, a roulette of flavor meant to keep the consumer guessing and engaged in a heated palate debate.
If you’ve watched the brilliantly funny, Emmy Award-winning show Fleabag, you’re probably familiar with the Hot Priest’s penchant for canned Gin & Tonics. We first see him pull out a pack when Fleabag visits his church in season two, episode two, and they share a drink together, marking the beginning of their (spoiler alert) star-crossed story.