Faux ad asks hipsters to dine at Applebee’s ironically

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It was no surprise the hipster burnt his tongue eating pizza. He was always doing things before they were cool. Dining at Applebee’s, however … To attract this skinny-jeaned demographic, The Onion mocked up a new ad campaign for the casual dining chain to entice hipsters by drawing upon one of their widely recognized traits: fondness for irony. The faux ad asks the stocking-cap-in-the-summer wearing set to sample an Ultimate Trio or some Bourbon Street Chicken and Shrimp because “wouldn’t it be funny?” (via Adweek)

If you don’t get your fill there, head to the Iowa State Fair, where one food vendor has combined two of patrons’ favorite things by serving double bacon corn dogs.

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