Ben & Jerry’s Brings Back Ice Cream Burritos on 4/20 (But ‘It’s Just a Coincidence’)

04/19/2016 at 03:46 PM ET

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If you were a fan of last year’s debut of Ben & Jerry’s cleverly-titled “brrr-itos,” we have good news: They’re back.

The treat consists of a crepe-like waffle “tortilla” that gets stuffed with scoops of ice cream, drizzled with hot fudge and topped with cookie crumbles. While this year’s version features “The Tonight Dough,” the Jimmy Fallon-inspired mix of chocolate and caramel ice creams with cookie dough and peanut butter, you can fill it with any flavor of ice cream you like.

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You can get your hands on one for a limited time starting with a buy two, get a third free offer on Wednesday, April 20. The fact that it’s debuting on 4/20 (a.k.a. National Munchies Day a.k.a. every stoner’s favorite holiday) is “just a coincidence,” according to the company’s Twitter account.

The special menu item comes on the heels of the arrest of the company’s founders, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, in Washington, D.C. on Monday during a “Democracy Awakening” protest.

“Sometimes, when something really matters, you have to put your body on the line. You have to take a stand,” the company said of the arrest.

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Regardless of your political stance, I think we can all agree that ice cream burritos are a good start in easing the nation’s tensions.

Shay Spence, @chezspence

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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms

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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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