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[DOOMSDAY SPECIAL] We Ask The Foodbeast Staff What They’d Eat On the World’s Last Day

Since Doomsday is just around the corner and we’re ravenous 24/7, it was natural for the Foodbeast team to contemplate what our last meals on Earth would be. We think the answer says a lot about a person. In our case, we like our booze, cheese and protein — because when we eat, we also like to party… like there’s no tomorrow. Too soon? #YOLO

 

Elie Ayrouth – Publisher

“The burger from Playground in Downtown Santa Ana, CA. Animal Style fries from In-N-Out. Garbage bag full of Sour Patch Kids.”

 

Rudy Chaney – Product Development Director 

“Costco Pepperoni Pizza and a handle of Popov.”

 

Charisma Madarang – Associate Editor

“An entire plate of sashimi tuna, a Yeti Imperial Stout and a warm chocolate chip cookie.”

 

Dominique Zamora – Staff Writer

“I don’t really care what I eat, but I really, really, really want one of those blue ‘holiday edition’ traffic cone cups from Carsland [at Disney’s California Adventure]. I know it’s just soda inside but I’ve been wanting one forever so if I wasn’t stuck at work today, I’d totally be there hoarding all the ones I could find. They’re too cute.”

 

Marc Kharrat – Foodbeast TV Producer

“The Carbonara Chicken sandwich from Holstein’s in Las Vegas, NV. Chilli Cheese fries from The Hat. A bottle of Special Reserve Jameson whiskey. A jar of Nutella and a handful of bacon-wrapped Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.”

 

Aziza-Mistral Sullivan – Contributor

“I was going to say fresh ceviche from an actual Spanish-speaking country. But then I thought if it’s my last meal, calories don’t count. In that case, please see that I am buried in a six-foot deep Pyrex dish of Mark Bittman’s peach cobbler. With extra cobble, please. ”

 

Maziar Azizi – Contributor

“My last meal would be the truffle burger from Umami Burger with McDonalds fries and a few Del Taco strawberry churros for dessert.”

 

Danielle Mooradian – Contributor

“Although not very original, my last meal would be pepperoni and mushroom pizza with extra cheese, and an ice cream sundae for dessert. That’s my big apocalyptic F you to lactose intolerance!”

 

Cristiana Wilcoxon – Contributor

“My last meal would be Annie’s white cheddar mac & cheese with blood orange soda followed by some unbaked sugar cookie dough. Never grow up. ”

 

Brian Yamamoto – Contributor

“A grass-fed 32oz Porterhouse steak served rare accompanied by a glass of 15-year-old rye whiskey served neat so I can go out with some acumen of class and dignity. Followed promptly by a plate of pizza roll snacks with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie a la mode to go out like a true Foodbeast.”

 

Joey Nargizian – Contributor

“My last meal would have to be a bacon burger with a fried egg. I’ve only made it once, and fell in food love at first bite. On the side I’d have sweet potato fries and sautéed  brussel sprouts. And, obviously, a good beer, or two, to wash it down.”

 

Emily Villanueva – Contributor

“I’m afraid my last supper would be pretty boring — in times of distress (or impending apocalypse) I always go for homey, comfort food that reminds me of my childhood. My mom’s potato salad and garlic spaghetti, my grandma’s cassava cake, my grandpa’s persimmon bread. Basically, my culinary equivalent of a hug.”

 

Isai Rocha – Contributor

“A pastrami sandwich from Katz Deli, a side of hot wings and a tall glass of Coke.

 

Dominique Boubion – Contributor

“Bibimbap. Since I didn’t grow up with Korean food, I will never eat it, nor all of its accompanied side dishes, enough times.”

 

The Glut Life (Zach and Jason) – Recipe Contributor

“For our last meal we’re going to have to go Hannibal Lecter style… C’mon don’t play like you’ve never wondered. Plus if we’re all going to turn into zombies might as well prep the palate. “

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Texas Ends Special Last Meal Requests

If you were on death row awaiting execution, what would your last meal be? Now I’m not going to lie, I’ve thought about this a lot more than I should.

Inmates in the state of Texas, however, will no longer allowed such a privilege. According to LA Times, this was brought forward after a man refused to eat his excessive order before being executed on Wednesday.

Lawrence Brewer, 44, was convicted in 1998 for dragging a man to death. Brewer, a self-described white supremacist, drew national attention for the slaying of James Byrd Jr.

Before his death, Brewer ask for: two chicken-fried steaks with gravy and sliced onions, a triple bacon cheeseburger, fried okra, two pints of ice cream, a cheese omelet with the works, three fajitas, a pound of barbequed meat, peanut butter fudge with crushed peanuts, a loaf of bread, a meat lovers pizza, one pint of ice cream, and three root beers.

Brewer touched nothing.

The news infuriated State Senator John Whitmire who deemed this excessively wasteful.

“He is a bad person who I don’t believe the state should be giving special conditions,” Whitmire told The Times in an interview.

Whitmire wrote to Brad Livingston, executive director of the state prison agency requesting for the workers to stop preparing special last meals for inmates. Livingston responded in agreement.

[THX: LA Times Photo Credit: David J. Phillips/Associated Press]