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"$5 for breadsticks?"
"They're artisanal breadsticks."
"In plastic bags in a suburban Safeway. How fancy can they be?"

Idea: Genetically engineer an all-dark-meat chicken. Mmm… Dark breast meat. Better yet, genetically engineer a chicken composed entirely of drumsticks.

Imagine: You deep fry one of the above for a party, and each guest rips a drumstick off and dips it in a bowl of honey mustard sauce – rip 'n' dip chicken!

Note to self: Barbecue sauce fountain for Memorial Day.

P.S. Sriracha fondue.

Lucky Peach is a new journal of food writing, published on a quarterly basis by McSweeney's. It is a creation of chef David Chang and producers of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. Each issue will explore a single topic through a mélange of travelogue, essays, art, photography, interviews, rants, and recipes.

Issue One: Ramen

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