#1 By: Cory Doctorow, January 18th, 2014 15:01
#2 By: El Mariachi, January 18th, 2014 15:36
That thing is going to be a hideous mess about five minutes in.
#3 By: TimmoWarner, January 18th, 2014 16:04
"Delicious." "Delicious mess."
#4 By: incarnedine_v, January 18th, 2014 16:05
i think i'm going to make some eggo and ice cream right now...
#5 By: aurora50, January 18th, 2014 16:11
Suddenly remembered Magnolia Thunderpussy shop in the Haight, circa 1969!
#6 By: apoxia, January 18th, 2014 16:39
It essentially looks like a trifle with a whole bunch of extras on top. I assume it wasn't presented as a single serve.
#7 By: TimmoWarner, January 18th, 2014 17:02
I assumed not based on the clean, empty bowls.
#8 By: David Hansen, January 18th, 2014 17:06
Is there bacon in there? Otherwise, why eat it?
#9 By: Austin Hamman, January 18th, 2014 17:21
#10 By: Grimm, January 18th, 2014 17:28
#11 By: Shuck, January 18th, 2014 17:33
It seems like whipped cream and fruit with random baked goods and ice cream thrown on top. So yeah, I suppose it's closer to trifle than traditional French parfait.
#12 By: Shuck, January 18th, 2014 17:35
Yikes, 18,000 yen (a bit more than $170) for what's mostly whipped cream and fruit... I guess you're paying for the engineering expertise required to assemble it.
#13 By: Geoffrey Bonnycastle, January 18th, 2014 18:23
I spent a summer in Nice in 1978 where a popular ice-cream shop near the Quai des Anglais (called something like "Palais des Glaces" and decorated with mirrors) served an equally-immense parfait called the "Kilimanjaro." It was free if you could finish it by yourself, but after half way through you were begging your friends, or any stranger who came in, to help you eat it all!
#14 By: Halloween Jack, January 18th, 2014 18:43
Stunt food is stunt food. I don't even know that it's really as creative as it is just an indicator that you've got this big fuckin' bowl to fill. I imagine some poor dessert chef shivering as they're assembling these things in the walk-in freezer because it would melt halfway through making it otherwise.
#15 By: Ryan Kirkbride, January 18th, 2014 19:29
I've seen that somewhere before......
#16 By: Anton, January 18th, 2014 19:44
I had to go buy ice cream after seeing this. I am sadly lacking in waffles and melons to make an epic parfait though.
#17 By: Fornicus, January 18th, 2014 20:12
#18 By: pjcamp, January 19th, 2014 02:01
I'll pay money to see you eat it.
#19 By: fidgit, January 19th, 2014 06:13
So they basically chucked all my favourite desert things in a bowl, then stuck pocky in it.
I want to eat this so badly right now
#20 By: Lea Hernandez, January 19th, 2014 06:36
I wish I could like that ten times.
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