Denny's Launches Hobbit Menu (Video)
|Food for Hobbits at Denny's.|
If I had kept the guy's phone number (and remembered his name), I would let him know that he finally had a place where his language is spoken.
That place is Denny's, starting November 6, when the breakfastcentric chain launches its own Hobbit-inspired menu.
According to Advertising Age, the Hobbit menu, designed to tie in with the new Hobbit movie to be released December 14, will feature 11 items, including the Hobbit hole breakfast, Gandalf's gobble melt, Frodo's pot roast, and shire sausage. The Hobbit items will be available at
Denny's not only wins points with every person who spent his or her junior high school years playing Dungeons & Dragons but it scores points for the coolest quote ever from a corporate bigwig. Because Hobbits eat a s**tload of food, including a meal known as "second breakfast," the chief marketing officer for Denny's, Frances Allen, was quoted as saying, "We just felt with the two breakfasts that whole notion of comfort eating and comfort food" were a fit for the restaurant chain.
Watch the teaser commercial here. And note that it's in English... not Elvish.
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