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Jun 28, 2009 05:13 PM

Food / Drink related clothing

I'm sure i'm not the only one with my share of this stuff, not talking aprons or footwear and such that has a kitchen-related purpose. Figured a fun thread was in order.

My PJ's gave me inspiration :D. "Nestle" brand, covered in candy names like Nerds, Tart n Tiny's, Runts.

I've proudly worn my share of beer-branded or bar t-shirts over time, and refuse to let go of the threadbare Molson t-shirt that i've had since college.

I have been vigilantly hunting for the elusive Johnny Cupcakes "Make Cupcakes, Not War" t-shirt, in my size.

I recently purchased a birthday gift t-shirt for a friend with sequined wine glasses across the front and "wines constantly" underneath.

My love of food spills over into lots of areas of my life :)

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  1. A few T-shirts had text that amused me:
    "Road kill lasts forever"
    "Women want me, fish fear me"
    "Fat people are harder to kidnap"
    But Guy Harvey shirts are the best.

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    1. re: Veggo

      My husband has more Guy Harvey shirts than I can count. Most are sport-fishing related, but are there some that are more specifically food-related?

    2. Game on, im_nomad. ;) What a fun idea!

      I have PJ bottoms with sushi on them.

      Used to have socks with a recipe for chili on them. Also have sox with tropical drinks on them--festive for Fridays (along with my South Beach socks). And socks with a coffee and chocolate theme. I have a stuffed teddy bear (gift from an old beau) that says "I looooooooooove chocolate!" when you squeeze his paw.

      I have a top with a sequined champagne flute for festive occasions.

      A local clam shack has a t-shirt I want badly: "Frankly, Scallop, I don't give a clam." (Johnny Ad's, Old Saybrook, CT).

      A local pizzeria has a shirt I would only wear if stakes were high enough on a bet--it reads:
      "Take home a hot piece tonight!" (No Anchovies, Cromwell, CT)

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      1. re: kattyeyes

        I forgot about socks ! I think I have a pair of x-mas candy cane socks here somewhere.

        I love the idea of sushi pj's.

        1. re: im_nomad

          I think a little sushi in the morning is good for the soul, and a longer life. I read that in Reader's Digest.

          1. re: Veggo

            Are we still talking about fish? ;)

            1. re: Veggo

              Maybe that helps explain why Readers Digest just went into Chapter 11.

            2. re: im_nomad

              Oh, right! I have gingerbread men for my holiday socks. ;)

            3. re: kattyeyes

              katty, I've seen the "hot piece" slogan at Giovannis in Glastonbury. So, uh, what would the bet have to be?!!

              1. re: BiscuitBoy

                That's a good question, BiscuitBoy. I'd have to think it over and get back to you. ;)

              2. re: kattyeyes

                I also have sushi pajamas. My 2 year old gets a real kick out of them and tells me everytime I wear them "mama, shushee jammies!!!! Yum yum"

                1. re: tzurriz

                  Adorable! :) Shushee is yum yum indeed! HA HA!

              3. My brother still has a "Where's the Beef? Here's the Beef!" t-shirt from the 80s (referencing the 1984 Wendy's ad campaign: ). The t-shirt has an arrow on it pointing to his chest.

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                1. re: cimui

                  I guess they shoot arrows in different directions now. A common tourist T reads "This is not a beer belly, it is a fuel tank for this love machine" (arrow pointing toward the center of the earth).

                  1. re: Veggo

                    that must be the tourist t-shirt sold at the center of the earth. ah, nevermind...

                    i think i like your description of the shirt even better than the shirt itself. =D

                2. There was one on Bourbon Street referring to a certain part of a certain gender as resembling a taco. Tacky, and I never have seen anyone wearing one. However, to move to something more widely acceptable, how about Hawaiian shirts with cocktails or pineapples on them? I have a glasses case with sushi on it, Plenty of shirts from eating places here and there. Ditto caps. Does jewelry count? Probably 20 pairs of food earrings, including sushi. Several brooches, including one made from crackers. Tried to persuade DH to get the sushi tie with no success.

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                  1. re: lemons

                    ugh. an ex-boyfriend of mine (a frat boy, of course) actually owned and occasionally wore that taco shirt.... even around his mom, a nice, old fashioned irish lady who just thought her son liked mexican food.

                  2. Years ago I found, and gave to a friend as a baby gift, a white onesie that said on the front "got milk?' - correct font and all.

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                    1. re: Caitlin McGrath

                      I gave my nephew that onesie when he was born, and his 3 sibs all wore it too, I think! :) Came in a milk carton box even! SO stinkin cute.

                      I just got a tshirt in chocolate brown that says chocolate, cocoa, etc, has images of chocolate on it. and some sparkles. gotta have sparkles. ;-)

                      DH has a couple Tabasco ties and tshirts.

                      1. re: Caitlin McGrath

                        My favorite version is the 'got soy?' shirt.

                        1. re: Caitlin McGrath

                          I got a Glarkware onesie for my little niece that says "Dingo Snack."

                          1. re: GraydonCarter

                            OK then . . .Did it have a picture of Meryl Streep as well?

                            1. re: gaffk

                              It’s a fact of nature that each parent wants to one-up every other parent. Whether you publicly give voice to it or not, your belief is that your baby is best in every way — the cutest, the smartest, the best behaved… and …the tastiest.