Heard about the new German-Chinese restaurant? The food is great, but an hour later, you're hungry for power. In other news, an Italian restaurant in New Taipei has yanked a dish called "Long Live Nazi Spaghetti" from its menu, following criticism by the local German and Israeli embassies. The only even vaguely suggestive aspect of the dish is the inclusion of German sausages in something so faultless as spaghetti, but we're probably reading a little much into it.

Restaurant owner Tsao Ya-Hsin admitted on Taiwan's TVBS News that she came up with the idea to grab diners' attention and didn't mean to emphasize the history associated with the moniker, of which she pleaded ignorance. Broadcasters then polled people on the street and found that most were indeed aware of that largely pasta-less chapter of German history and found Tsao's dish to be in poor taste. Also, it was probably gross — spaghetti with non-Italian sausage? Hitler's own food taster would probably find a way out of it.

But if you just can't rest until you've tried the offending pasta, remember to Jew your food well. You don't want to Goebbels it up too fast.

Editor's note: on a sweeter topic, I am completely digging these doughnut-themed Swastickers.

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