Tacos http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/2918/all en-US TACO TOWN and the gut-busting tributes. http://www.wisebread.com/taco-town-and-the-gut-busting-tributes <p><img src="/files/fruganomics/wisebread_imce/taco___.jpg" alt="taco" title="taco" width="283" height="425" /></p> <p>Have you guys ever seen Taco Town? C&#39;mon, the parody of supersizing that is way too funny and agonizingly close to reality? Well, I&#39;ve embedded it below for you all to catch up on, but the real reason for this post are the tribute videos that followed. </p> <p>Taco Town, famous for its &quot;taco wrapped in a taco, wrapped in a pizza, wrapped in a pancake and deep fried&quot; was insanely funny. But to my surprise, many frugal fans out there have tried to copy this cheap and nasty meal. Who am I to say anything about clogging arteries and cholesterol levels?</p> <p><strong>First, the original...I laugh every time. </strong></p> <object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/WFqdyHPJGlA" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/WFqdyHPJGlA" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"></embed></object><p><strong>And now, the tributes...oh dear. </strong></p> <object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/SbgeRfei2sw" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/SbgeRfei2sw" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"></embed></object><object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/HlY6W2upmqc" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/HlY6W2upmqc" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"></embed></object><object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/6Q-FaZypk4E" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/6Q-FaZypk4E" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"></embed></object><object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/8Y3h7ez7--U" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/8Y3h7ez7--U" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"></embed></object><p>I wonder, are there any other tributes out there? Let us know. This is all worthy of Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods fame.</p> <p><em>Photo courtesy of <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/blythe_d/">Blythe_d </a> </em></p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taco-town-and-the-gut-busting-tributes" class="sharethis-link" title="TACO TOWN and the gut-busting tributes. " rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/paul-michael">Paul Michael</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Food and Drink bulk food cheap eats comedy family-sized portions funny parody pizza Tacos tributes value meals Thu, 10 May 2007 03:40:52 +0000 Paul Michael 620 at http://www.wisebread.com