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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Boston Market, desperate for your attention, offers Valentine's Day bouquets of 'BAE-by Back Ribs'

Posted By on Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 3:23 PM

click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY BOSTON MARKET, BUT WHY?
  • Photo courtesy Boston Market, but why?
Look, we get it, you like meat. Bacon, pork belly, ribs. Yes, that's fantastic, even though it isn't really a character trait.

It does, however, mean you'll probably love Boston Market's shameless new Valentine's Day promotion which is, to be clear, nothing more than a clutch of ribs wrapped in a sheet of paper.
click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY BOSTON MARKET
  • Photo courtesy Boston Market
Well, that's just great, isn't it? I don't know whose fault this is, but people went to college for this. There were PowerPoint presentations. But it's working, I guess, because here we both are, talking about these ribs.



Let's continue.

"Ditch the dozen red roses and chocolates this Valentine’s Day by giving your 'bae-by' a gift they’ll never forget," begins the press release, written by someone who has never dated anyone, ever. That gift, of course, is "a bouquet of fall-off-the bone baby back ribs!"

Yes, on Valentine's Day, Friday, Feb. 14, the chain will be offering "a select number" of these "limited edition BAE-by Back Ribs Bouquets" at all of its restaurants nationwide.

They cost $29.99 each, and hold a dozen of Boston Market's baby back ribs. A full order of ribs usually costs $13.99, so the holiday pricing is extra romantic.

If you'd like something cheaper, couples can eat a dinner for two on Feb. 14, including two half orders of ribs, four sides, and two pieces of cornbread, for $20 with a coupon available on their website.

Please never say the words "ribs bouquet" in our presence again.
click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY BOSTON MARKET
  • Photo courtesy Boston Market
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