Is a New Restaurant Called Balls the Nail in the Coffin of Paris’ Cultural Relevance?

JK. But seriously, it does have shirts that say "Eat My Balls" and we're not sure how Molière would have felt about that.

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Feeling adventurous? Dip your balls in tomato sauce.

A new restaurant called Balls has just opened in classy ol’ Paris, offering customers a choice of meatballs in various styles. Thrillist reports that the menu will include beef, lamb, chicken, pork, and vegetarian varieties, plus a choice of dipping sauces.

The menu.Photo: Geek and Food

The menu.
Photo: Geek and Food

Looking to get a taste of some balls? (See what we did there?) The restaurant is at 47 rue Saint-Maur, Paris, France. An order costs about 10 euros.

The board.Photo: Geek and Food

The board.
Photo: Geek and Food

If the “Brooklynization” of Paris—so well documented by the New York Times Style section—weren’t obvious enough, this Meatball Shop knockoff with an even punnier name than the original is the final straw.

Of course, it’s not the first restaurant to fall victim to the allure of a good pun on the awning. Let’s take a little stroll down memory lane…

Click through the gallery above to see some of the punniest restaurants on both sides of the Atlantic. Hold onto your balls.

[via Thrillist]

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