Move Over, Spork. Panda Express Created the One Hybrid Utensil You Actually Need
The spork is a great idea in theory, it’s cute to look at, and spork is a fun word to say. But let’s be honest, how often is what you eat on the go a dish so elaborate that you need both a spoon and a fork? What you definitely do need at all times are chopsticks that have a fork attachment for when you get tired of eating one grain of rice at a time.
Introducing the “chork.” Lisa Jennings, the West Coast Bureau Chief of Nation’s Restaurant News Tweeted about the new item yesterday:
And BREAKING: @PandaExpress is considering a move toward the “Chork,” or the chopsticks/fork pic.twitter.com/s1hOQhxWKT
— Lisa Jennings (@livetodineout) August 10, 2016
It’s important to note that “considering” is the operative word here. The Chork actually only appeared as a side show to the real announcement: Panda Express now serves General Tso’s Chicken.
Introducing an iconic fusion of American Chinese flavors: General Tso’s Chicken. #TsoGood pic.twitter.com/RhHuAnYGGf
— Panda Express (@PandaExpress) August 10, 2016
Panda Express told First We Feast:
Chorks were introduced to the public during the launch of the dish yesterday. The tool is a perfect way to illustrate the mashup of American and Chinese cultures—just like Panda Express. Chorks are a unique utensil that elevate the way people experience their food. While Chorks are not currently available at Panda Express locations, there is a possibility that they will make their way into stores in the future.
[image via Wikimedia Commons]
[H/T First We Feast]
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