It was also a former haunt of Ford Prefect and Hotblack Desiato. When they used to get hungry, they would pose as health inspectors and go around confiscating peoples' meals and drinks until they got food poisoning.
Slim's Throat Emporium was mentioned in:
- The Restaurant at the End of the Universe.
- The Guide's graphics during Episode 1 of the television series.
- The fifth episode of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy television series.