Top food-related videos this week ranged from a puff pastry filled with 42 Big Macs, a stop-motion animation using pie dough, and a tale of nutritional woe on eating soup and salad at chain restaurants.
Here are the top viewed food-related videos on YouTube as of 9:30 am GMT, September 27.
In a riff on Beef Wellington, the Montreal-based food pornographers create a fast-food version stuffing puff pastry with a heinous spread of foie gras, bacon, prosciutto, 42 Big Macs and 15 Double Cheeseburgers.
View count: 612,087
How to make a charlotte 2
Using stop-motion animation, this video does amusing things with pie dough, turning the paste into short animations where a doughboy gets gobbled up by a shark, morphs into giant crabs or wrestlers.
View count: 262,290
It’s a sin-oh-man roll
YouTube personality ‘dailygrace’ opens her segment with a few gold one-liners: “Back in the kitchen, where my lady parts just feel comfortable.” Warning, she’s a foul-mouthed hostess as she assembles a makeshift breakfast cinnamon roll using ready-to-bake biscuit puffs, butter, bacon and hot dog wieners.
View count: 145,209
How to make a cheeseburger
Another absurd, nonsensical video that capitalizes on its YouTube channel name, HowToBasic – a misnomer – by throwing bottles of barbecue sauce and bags of shredded cheese onto burger buns and calling it a tutorial.
View count: 132,131
2 Foods to Never Eat
From SixpackShortuts.com – the ubiquitous Asian man who peddles his muscle-building system on the web – comes a video on his calorific experience at restaurant chain the Olive Garden. Moral of his long-winded story? Don’t be fooled by soups and salads which can be calorie bombs. If you eat two servings of each, that is.
View count: 86,841