The Two Fatpigs

While G and I were in Chicago we ate like fatpigs.  George gained 15 pounds in the month of December…I’m not telling you how much I gained.  Let’s just say that I should probably run a marathon every day for the next month, get the stomach flu a couple of times and then maybe I’d only be 5 pounds over my normal weight (which is about 70 pounds over my goal weight).

In true fatpig fashion, G, his sisters, his step-mom and I headed to this Chicago classic:

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And there was a serious line when we got there.

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I love it when you can stand in line and stare at everyone eating.

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Hurry up, hurry up, hurry up!

G had to go to the bathroom while we were waiting.  When he came back, he asked for the camera and came back with this picture:

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That’s Rosie Perez over the urinal…I don’t understand.

It took a good 20-25 minutes before we were seated, but because I’d stared down everyone in the restaurant (and their food), I knew I was ordering these:

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Because I’m healthy like that.

And to go with the fries…an omelet.

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A ginormous vegetarian omelet (with about 1 pound of cheese), waffle fries and a side of greasy hair.  Tiffani (G’s sister) was not impressed.

The other fatpig ordered this:

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That’s G’s sister, Carla (she’s the mother of 3 of the monsters…Brya, Jayla and Carsyn).  What you can’t see is the other giant plate of food for G that contained 2 pieces of chicken and 3 sides (macaroni and cheese, collard greens and yams).  Just a light lunch.

And look at the entire table of food!!!

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We could barely fit all our food on the table!  Balls to the wall, balls to the wall.

And if you think I didn’t eat my two plates of food…you’re wrong.

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The only thing left is half a piece of cornbread I stole from G’s plate.  I have some serious issues.  You can see G’s demolished plates in the background.

Some real fatpig-ness.

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8 Responses to The Two Fatpigs

  1. Mmmm that cornbread wouldn’t have stood a chance with me. That all looks fabulous!

  2. Becca says:

    I had chicken and waffles for the first time in December. Something you have to have at least once, right? That’s a serious table of food! Looks like fun though 🙂

  3. This is hilarious! I love the pictures 🙂 Makes me hungry!

  4. Haha that is certainly balls to the wall! I didn’t know Chi-town did chicken & waffles. Good to know!! Have you ever had Garrett’s popcorn there? It is delicious!

  5. Hubbie says:

    I can’t believe how good that soul food was! It probably puts you in the fast lane to heart bypass surgery though!

  6. Emily says:

    If I ever get rich enough to put in a bathroom at our house just for the dudes to use, I’m hanging a picture of Rosie in there. Doesn’t get any hotter than that. Oh and I’ve never had chicken and waffles but now I’m seriously craving chicken and waffles!

  7. I love the picture over the urinal. Definitely belongs.

  8. vixytwix says:

    That is some fine eating you all did! I’m impressed. I have a recipe for chicken and waffles. Living in Australia, it is not something I have ever come across. Now I have seen your photos I think I might just give it a try. That urinal/Rosie Perez thing is disturbing 😉

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