Blip, Hadouken, Scarf - Cool Video Game Food
The world of gaming is a juggernaut of pop culture, putting its stamp on movies, books and, yes, even food. Here are some of the world’s coolest video game-inspired bites.
Angry Birds Sandwich and Salad
No wonder these birds are so angry. Unless they go cannibal, all they have to eat is some dusty old lettuce.
When you think of healthy, multifaceted meals, your mind probably doesn’t veer toward the Xbox. However, this rice-based controller gives every food group its chance in the spotlight.
Blue Slime Meat Bun
Who knew blue slimes, iconic enemies of the Dragon Quest series, were actually filled with meat?
Via Giant Bomb
Super Mash Bros. Bento
It’s kind of weird to see Pikachu hanging out with a bunch of meatballs. Yoshi makes sense. That dinosaur is a total hog, but Pikachu?! Let’s hope those balls of meat weren’t ground from a captured Miltank.
Via Serious Eats
No, this doesn’t look entirely appetizing. This was placed here to make the point that all pizzas, no matter the place of origin or topping, sort of resemble Pac-Man. Which came first, the Pac or the pie?
Via Girls Are Geeks
Twenty-Sided Dice Lollipop
Modern role-playing games would not exist without the snack-fueled mayhem of Dungeons and Dragons. In honor of that feat, here is a lolly.
Via Geek Alerts
Creeper Crisped-Rice Treat
Minecraft is a happy-go-lucky crafting sim, until night falls. Then it becomes a fight for survival against these little buggers, Creepers. Now you can relive the terror in Rice Krispies-treat form.
Holy shnikey, is this plate of BioShock-themed grub cool. Now, if only science would create a real-life Pep Bar, then we’d be cooking with gas.
Zelda Fruit Salad
Wanna trick a slothful gamer into eating more fruits and veggies? Give this Zelda-riffic fruit salad a try.
This Mario-themed picnic is so cool, even ants couldn’t ruin it. But maybe a princess-stealing giant lizard could.