Photo of the Week–RenFest Food

Last weekend I had my first Michigan Renaissance Festival experience. Typically, I’ll try almost anything once twice, so when I asked asked to accompany a friend to the festival last weekend, I didn’t turn down the invite. Our intention in attending the event was primarily to people-watch, with our second mission being to eat indulgent food.

If you’re into people-watching, the RenFest is prime territory. Seriously. My eyes saw things that should never exist. Seriously. Boobages pushed up under girls’ chins. Beer bellies hanging out. Mullets with gnarly three-inch roots. Shudder. #scarredforlife

In terms of food, we did well. Mission #1: obtain turkey drumstick. We waited through the long lines and got a pair of these baseball bat-sized turkey legs. Okay, I exaggerate… maybe not baseball bat-sized but they were huge! I could barely make a dent. I would have taken pictures of us eating these drumsticks like barbarians, but my hands were occupied and totes messy at the time.

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And then, of second importance was the obtaining of the Soup in a Breadbowl. Seriously, every fool in this place (that includes me, natch) was walking around with a flipping breadbowl full of soup. I had to get one for myself.

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RenFest was most certainly an… interesting experience. I’m glad I had a chance to check it out. We both agreed it might be a once-every-five-years kind of thing, in that we might consider returning again in a few years to do more people-watching and see how the festival-goers have evolved over time.

Have you ever been the RenFest? What is your favorite food at the festival?

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