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IHOP's Boob Joke Snafu; Is Ferran Adrià Opening a Restaurant in London?

Plus, details about chef Heston Blumenthal's Melbourne outpost of Dinner by Heston Blumenthal.

Ferran Adrià.
Ferran Adrià.
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— Restaurants on Twitter are the best, or in this case, the breast: The most recent social media snafu comes courtesy of IHOP, which tweeted out a photo of its pancakes with a shallow, offensive, and just bad boob joke ("flat but has a GREAT personality"). The tweet was quickly deleted, but seeing as nothing truly gets deleted on the internet, it has been immortalized in screenshots.

Screengrab via Slate

Screengrab via Slate

— Famed Spanish chef Ferran Adrià may possibly be opening a restaurant in London. According to Hot Dinners, the chef was in town last week and spotted at the city's Hotel Cafe Royal "after signing some kind of deal there." The site notes that the rumored restaurant would likely be a London outpost of Tickets, the Barcelona restaurant Adrià runs with this younger brother Albert.

— British chef Heston Blumenthal's Australian outpost of his London restaurant, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, is set to open tomorrow. It will take over the space in the Crown Hotel in Melbourne at which he held his very popular seven-month Fat Duck pop-up. There, Blumenthal plans to serve his famed "meat fruit" alongside modern riffs on historical Australian dishes. The chef also has a fancy take on lamington — a popular Australian dessert that features a sponge cake dipped in chocolate that is coated with desiccated coconut — on the menu, as well as kangaroo.

— Hogan's Beach, the Hulk Hogan-themed restaurant in Florida, is being rebranded. While the Tampa restaurant and bar remain open, all of the Hulk Hogan memorabilia inside the establishment has been removed. The name will also be changed. No explanation has been given, but perhaps it is due to Hogan's recent antics which include a lawsuit against Gawker over his sex tape and a video of him spewing racist comments.

— Why use a car to hit the drive-thru when you can just ski through one? That's exactly what customers do at a McDonald's located in the Swedish ski resort of Lindvallen. Called McSki, it's possible to fuel up on Big Macs without ever having to take your skis off.

— The mother of professional surfer Mick Fanning is upset over a new ad from KFC South Africa and believes it is "disrespectful." The ad pokes fun at an incident where a shark stalked Fanning during a competition and attacked him before rescuers quickly pulled Fanning out of the water. The commercial reimagines the scenario and features a Fanning look-a-like hoisting the shark above his head while surfing. She notes: "It really brings back a lot of trauma for everybody who has been attacked by a shark. Some families have had fatalities and some people are still absolutely scarred without limbs. It's disrespectful to them and Mick is not at all happy with that."

— Pumpkin spice is officially a beauty trend: A hair color inspired by Starbucks' seasonal pumpkin spice latte is apparently "sweeping Instagram." Pumpkin spice hair, which is now a hashtag, means getting your coif dyed a reddish color with "copper undertones."

@studiomehair @christinekhazzaka killing it #loveyourhair #fallintoautumn #pumpkinspicehair

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— Here's a look at how some of the best restaurant napkins are made: