DC restaurant Graffiato plans hip-hop dinner, menu includes 'thug rice'
Did anybody order “thug rice?”
Graffiato, an Italian-inspired restaurant in Washington, D.C., plans to hold a hip-hop dinner honoring slain rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac in February. A proposed menu for the occasion hit Twitter earlier this week and left a lot of people shaking their heads.
— Miles Gray (@kingmilesiii) December 17, 2014
Yes, you’re reading that clearly: “thug rice” is on the menu. And while you’re at it, be sure to check out “blood money sausage.”
The Graffiato dinner on February 2 is a celebration of hip-hop from two of the greatest artists of the ’90s. The menu is still a work in progress, and dishes will be inspired by songs, lyrics and classic east and west coast dishes.
There’s probably a dozen ways to more properly honor the legacies of Biggie and Pac than this. Or maybe a thousand.