CBS Native — A pair in Arkansas that when ate nothing however Olive Backyard pasta for seven weeks is paying tribute to the restaurant chain with their first youngster’s identify: Olivia Garton.
Justin and Jordan Garton got here up with the pun-crammed tribute to rejoice their Italian heritage in addition to to acknowledge the restaurant that stored them going throughout a tough monetary interval. “That’s once we purchased the ‘By no means Ending Pasta Cross’ as a result of we didn’t have the funds for for groceries,” quickly-to-be mother Jordan Garton stated, by way of WBTV. “We knew that the funding within the $one hundred Pasta Cross would save us cash, and it did wind up saving us over $250.”
“We simply knew that that was going to be it, after which we have been like, ‘Oh yeah, we will nonetheless subtlety make the pun,’” Justin Garton stated. The daddy-to-be added that they didn’t need to make their child’s identify immediately tied to the Italian-themed eatery however are proud of the similarities, given their ties to the restaurant.
After an image of the infant’s new Olive Backyard-impressed outfit was posted on social media, Mr. Garton says the restaurant reached out to the couple and advised them they might have a particular present for Olivia when she is born.
Olivia, who is predicted to reach in early December, will formally be named Olivia Michelle Garton. The quickly-to-be mother and father say they plan to have enjoyable together with her initials (O.M.G.) as nicely.