15 Best Things To Eat As You Tweet

15 Best Things To Eat As You Tweet

Summary: Having trouble typing with one hand and eating with the other? Sr. Technology Editor and infamous foodie Jason Perlow has you covered.

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  • Twizzlers

    Many types of candy make excellent Tweet fuel, but none are so well optimized for single handed consumption as the Twizzler, arguably the most popular licorice-style confection sold in the US.

    Made by chocolate mega-manufacturer Hershey, Twizzlers come in various flavors including Strawberry, Cherry, Chocolate, Rainbow and also classic Black Licorice.

  • Giant Turkey Leg

    Nothing says "I tweet, but I'm a badass" more than a giant hunk of meat. But entire steaks or other large pieces of cooked animal protein are nearly impossible to eat single-handed unless they have some sort of built-in handle.

    Turkey legs, typically served grilled or barbecued not only show that your are imposing and Viking-like, but also appreciate food with excellent industrial design characteristics.

  • Munchkins

    Everyone loves donuts. But most donuts are too big and messy to eat while you're trying to Tweet.

    Munchkins, made by Dunkin Donuts are the answer. These spherical orbs of magical cakey goodness come in eleven flavors, which include cinnamon cake, chocolate glazed and Jelly-Filled.

    They even have seasonal variations for the holidays which include pumpkin pie.

    Like their larger donut cousins, Munchkins require hot coffee for full effect. So it may present a challenge juggling the styrofoam cup and stuffing your hand into the 48-count mega-box at the same time.

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Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.

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  • Umm, what?

    Umm, what?

    Really, you decided to write about this?????
    CobraA1
    • I wrote it...

      On a dare.
      jperlow
      • What a tasty post

        But calories and cholesterol count would make those dishes a rare feat if you are not going to gain weight.

        So next post about this theme could be "15 Best Healthy Things To Eat As You Tweet" -- so people could choose something from there that could be eatable much more frequently than this original list.
        DDERSSS
        • Why?

          That would be no fun at all.
          jperlow
  • An interesting alternative

    If you don't want to give your stomach justified reason to kick you violently in the groin (which it would, if it could, when confronted with the food you recommend), you may want to consider this fine alternative: http://www.agf.nl/nieuws/2009/0529/tommies1.jpg

    Excellent and tasty, yet healthy! :-)
    pjotr123
    • Some more healthy yummies

      Little paprika's:
      http://tommies.nl/images/stories/articles2009/0911_tommiesproducten-6482_800.jpg

      Little cucumbers as well:
      http://tommies.nl/images/stories/articles2009/0911_tommiesproducten-6474_800.jpg

      Ideal for productive tweeting. :-)
      pjotr123
  • Twinkies?!

    Are Twinkies even food?
    Rabid Howler Monkey
    • Not really

      Not really, they're basically sugar. No nutritional value, and they're not very filling at all.
      CobraA1
    • No.

      They're an edible food-like substance, but not real food. Real food eventually spoils or rots. Twinkies, even unwrapped, last forever. Scary.
      Userama
  • You left out one obvious food choice. BEANS!

    The more beans you eat, the more you tweet. Grin.
    kenosha77a
  • Just a note to the ZDNET web manager

    I posted the comment above while logged in with my normal ID. Surprisingly, ZDNet listed me as anonymous rather than as Kenosha77a. Curious.
    kenosha77a
    • Same has been happening to a lot of us.

      Same has been happening to a lot of us, it appears. Including myself (CobraA1). Seems to be a bug. And being that we're on the weekend now, it's not likely going to be fixed for a couple days.
      CobraA1
  • A Steve Ballmer favorite, I suppose

    going on waistline alone.
    Challenger R/T
  • Really dumb idea -- but clever!

    This is a really dumb....uh, wait a minute! I found myself clicking through item after item, and getting hungry.

    OK: A really *great* dumb idea! And you know how rare those are!
    mcwong1
  • Twinkies?

    That's for dumb, fat Micro$oft fanbuis waiting to stand in line for Apple's next commercial involving the PC guy.
    CaviarBlack
  • Awesome article, save the Turkey legs for the Dead shows!!

    Great get away from reality!! Thanks for the smile.
    pberardis
  • What, no steamed buns?

    Sweet BBQ pork filled bao or Vietnamese egg, sausage, veggie buns, all in a portable, steam-cooked dough ball. What's not to love (...or tweet about)?

    Just try to keep the chicken-sauce (Sriracha) out of the keyboard (and any part of your face other than your pie-hole >_< ).
    JJMach
  • Great Article

    Good article Jason. It was actually entertaining to click through the pictures. Of course the very serious minded and those who are going to live forever dislike it. I did notice a few disparaging remarks about fat people. How nice of that commenter. Keep up the good work! How about another article real soon that annoys the wanna be yuppies?
    DKFlorida