Just as a certain parfum house is famed for its “No. 5” cologne, so Hopkins, MN was once famed for its “Chicken 512.” A delicious variation of the classic Chicken Cordon Bleu, it’s prepared with a tasty filling of hamdingers and locally-made micro-cheese in lieu of the customary ham and swiss.
It’s only a matter of time before a certain chef, who shall remain nameless, gets a cameo on Food Network and this dish rockets back from culinary obscurity and straight into the public eye once more. [“A Trip To The Moon” GIF goes here]
Also Trace looks like a rather dashing 80’s action villain.
Everyone pile in the car! We’ve gotta’ get to the Dim Sum place before they run out of Hum Bao and dry-sauteed string beans!!
Did somebody say birthday?!
Before I found this board, I for real thought I was the only person left who still remembered these guys. Super-glad to be wrong about that, though.
I think they’ve still got a pretty big fanbase, but mostly for the original game. I might need to revisit Hit the Road again soon.
I’d love to get my hands on the old comics, but whenever I see them they’re prohibitively expensive.
Trace Beaulieu is holding a chicken and staring into the middle distance. Your argument is invalid.
Mostly I remember them from ancient alternative comics like Fantagraphics’ underrated Critters anthology. Of games after the Qbert era I know naught. Still, a job’s a job. Good for them.
You’d be surprised. My daughter has an Oculus Quest 2 and there’s a Sam & Max game. She’s a little too young for it, but she likes it anyway.
Well, I just found my back tattoo
Thank goodness we didn’t all have the internet back then, or there would have been uproar at this insidious plot to replace our favourite, universally beloved gold robot.