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Jul 24, 2009 07:01 PM

Funny food references on "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

There are sooooooooooo many, but here's a handful for starters (there's a marathon of 'em on tonight):

- Jeff, after eating the sponge cake from the bakery going out of business, "It's like eating a delicious sponge!"

- "Is it wrong to ask a chef for ketchup?"

- How 'bout the Benadryl brownies they served to Richard Lewis's date after she had an extreme allergic reaction to brownies made with peanuts (and she wouldn't take a Benadryl for religious reasons)?

- club soda and salt for stains on fabric???

- How to order a latte:

- "Using Halloween to get candy":

What are some of your favorites? Extra credit for linking to clips! ;)

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  1. The sample abuser at the ice cream shop. She was in front of Larry in line, tasted countless flavors, and then ordered vanilla. Of course Larry confronted her, not knowing she was in charge of admissions for an exclusive private school his daughter was applying for.

    Cheryl's family visited for X-mas. VERY religious sister made cookies that were for a nativity scene at church. Hungry late at night, Larry ate a few. The next morning was an ugly scene:
    "You ate the Baby Jesus!"
    "I thought it was a monkey!"

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    1. re: Leonardo

      No cow too sacred. I have tears of laughter in my eyes just from reading the monkey remark.

      1. Curb is one of my favorite shows. LD is a comedy genius.

        How bout the missing shrimp episode.

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        1. re: scubadoo97

          Lunch at Canter's Deli with the mentally challenged carwash guys and Haboos.

          The Larry David sandwich episode.

          The Korean bookie's bulgogi at the oceanfront wedding.

          Cherryl's seder dinner episode with potato latkes provided by the registered sex offender.

          Larry's restaurant's opening with the French chef with Tourette syndrome who would not cook anything with capers or salmon.

          The broken tooth from a chicken salad sandwich.

          Sunday dinner at the arizona home of Larry's "real parents"

          The ski lift episode with Larry and Ben Heinneman at the kosher deli. Edible underwear same episode.

          "Trick or treat" episode with the argument with Cliff over the Cobb salad.

          1. re: Evil Ronnie

            I forgot about the Korean bookie, Larry and Jeff think he stole Oscar the German Shepherd and made him into food for the wedding
            Susie is one of my favorite characters of all time.

        2. I love all of them! How about the one where the sandwich at the kosher deli named after Larry is disgusting and he's trying to trade sandwich names with someone (Ted Danson?) Oh here it is

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          1. re: coll

            LD is beyond hysterical, and has so many food refrences, it's making me laugh like a hyena just remembering them all!

            This season's episode with Rosie O'Donnell and "who" gets to pick up the tab for dinner was -really- really funny! Also, the episode with Christian Slater at the party and "hovering" around the caviar and the whole funny mess that worked from that.
            Ohyeah, the first episode of the newest season, and the "rules" of going into someone's fridge, and what you can or can't eat. HYSTERICAL!

            LD is so neurotic, and makes all of his own problems, in one way or another!

          2. later in the sponge cake episode, Susie fighting with the psychotic nanny and falling out the window onto the rest of them.

            the toast/toaster rant.

            1. The incident when Oscar gets sick from a steak Larry had to pretend to take home after Susie told the waiter she was going to feed it to her dog. I love Curb!