TIL there’s such a thing as “pasta straws”

Here’s some good ol’ fashioned bucatini

The Strategist just clued us in to the existence of pasta-based beverage straws, and I’m wondering why I’ve never heard of this feat of ingenuity before. Obviously, I’m a little behind on restaurant trends since last year’s hiatus on going out, but I’ve never seen them in person. I’ve definitely used paper straws before, but I generally haven’t had a great experience with them; all the ones I’ve ever tried get soggy within the span of a few minutes. We have some metal straws at home, but they’re sort of a pain to clean out (especially if you misplace the thin wire brush like we did).

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