Monday, April 9, 2012

Congratulations, United Kingdom, You Have Officially Out-Grossed the United States

Posted by on Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 2:51 PM

With a free mustard drizzle, no less! From Pizza Hut UK's delivery menu:

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Thank you, grist.org.

 

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Zebes 1
I'm a vegetarian, can I get one with some apple sage Field Roast in there instead?
Posted by Zebes http://www.badrap.org/rescue/index.html on April 9, 2012 at 2:54 PM · Report this
Phoebe in Wallingford 2
I'm not a vegetarian, and I'd love to try a slice (two max).
Posted by Phoebe in Wallingford on April 9, 2012 at 3:01 PM · Report this
3
Don't the Japanese have, like, corn, octopus, and mayo on pizza?
Posted by Drew2u on April 9, 2012 at 3:04 PM · Report this
Fifty-Two-Eighty 4
That actually sounds pretty good. I'd try it.
Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty http://www.nra.org on April 9, 2012 at 3:06 PM · Report this
Nugget 5
THATS AWESOMEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Nugget http://hillebrity.com on April 9, 2012 at 3:11 PM · Report this
Zebes 6
@3

When I visited Japan, I had a pizza that was... I think it was goat cheese and honey. It was awesome
Posted by Zebes http://www.badrap.org/rescue/index.html on April 9, 2012 at 3:20 PM · Report this
7
@3, "octopus"!? Disgusting. Now, corn, mayo and squid with a little sprinkle of dried seaweed...that's Japanese pizza.
Posted by Mr. Happy Sunshine on April 9, 2012 at 3:22 PM · Report this
samktg 8
Doesn't sound like that'd be too out of place at a chippy.
Posted by samktg on April 9, 2012 at 3:25 PM · Report this
GravitySpike 9
I'll be impressed when the hot dogs have cheese in them
Posted by GravitySpike on April 9, 2012 at 3:27 PM · Report this
very bad homo 10
I didn't know there was a way to make pizza evil.
Posted by very bad homo on April 9, 2012 at 3:28 PM · Report this
11
Gross, yet strangely alluring.
Posted by MLM on April 9, 2012 at 3:32 PM · Report this
Rob in Baltimore 12
Is Britain trying to out obese the US? Processed meat, processed cheese food, processed bleached wheat. Does it come with a Metamucil chaser?
Posted by Rob in Baltimore http://www.wishbookweb.com/ on April 9, 2012 at 3:37 PM · Report this
13
Believe it or not, sausage stuck into otherwise innocent pastry is a English tradition.

Ladies and gents, I give you: Toad in the Hole.

http://simplyrecipes.com/recipes/classic…
Posted by judybrowni on April 9, 2012 at 3:42 PM · Report this
Matt from Denver 14
I think Papa Murphy's cheeseburger pizza sounds grosser, but that's mainly because of the pickles.
Posted by Matt from Denver on April 9, 2012 at 3:43 PM · Report this
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on April 9, 2012 at 3:43 PM · Report this
Hernandez 16
@12 You probably have to supply your own. Personally, I would not stray more than 30 feet from a toilet for twenty-four hours after eating that. And I'd buy the BIG can of air freshener.
Posted by Hernandez http://hernandezlist.blogspot.com on April 9, 2012 at 3:45 PM · Report this
yelahneb 17
HOTDOG OPINION
Posted by yelahneb http://www.strangebutharmless.com on April 9, 2012 at 3:49 PM · Report this
Camembert 18
@8 - pizza would be very out of place at a chippy.

@13 - there's no pastry in toad-in-the-hole - it's batter. Sausage in pastry is a sausage roll.

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9G…
Posted by Camembert on April 9, 2012 at 4:33 PM · Report this
icouldliveinhope 19
@18, 13: Let us not forget the grand American tradition of the weenie wink (which is AWESOME with apple sage Field Roast).
Posted by icouldliveinhope on April 9, 2012 at 4:49 PM · Report this
Cato the Younger Younger 20
It's oddly sexual in a way I can't explain
Posted by Cato the Younger Younger on April 9, 2012 at 5:42 PM · Report this
samktg 21
@18, Have you been ever been to a chippy!? I can't say what goes on in an English chippy, but in Scotland it's like half of what they sell.
Posted by samktg on April 9, 2012 at 5:43 PM · Report this
Camembert 22
@21 yep. Maybe I'm in one right now.

Where I'm from, Manchester, chippies sell fish, chips & related sundries. You get pizza from a pizza house, a chicken shop, a kebab shop or a plain old takeaway.

Have you lived in Scotland or just visited? This side of the border (though I can't speak for the south who have strange items on their chippy menus) a chippy looks like this:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_taBii6W_CNQ/SZ…

But you buy pizza from one of these, which is definitely not a chippy:

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9G…

If in doubt, remember that the chippy has a hot food display between the counter and the customer. Pizza/kebab/fried chicken takeaways will have a refrigerator under the counter instead. There is also the Chinese chippy, offering both the full Chinese menu & full chippy menu, again with hot food display the customer side of the counter. However, if it doesn't have a chippy menu it's just a Chinese. And you never get an Indian chippy - it's just an Indian.
Posted by Camembert on April 9, 2012 at 6:23 PM · Report this
Simone 23
I can't wait to try some fine english cuisine during my June trip to England, Scotland and Wales.
Posted by Simone on April 9, 2012 at 6:29 PM · Report this
Free Lunch 24
Hotdog, sure - I'll try it - but does anyone make pizza with a pretzel crust? Google is not much help much in this regard - though their is a place calling itself "Pretzel Crust Pizza Co." in Kansas City. (Kansas City Yelp has no review.)

That, too, would require a mustard drizzle.
Posted by Free Lunch on April 9, 2012 at 6:33 PM · Report this
25
Made me want a corn dog...;-D
Posted by pupuguru http://www.godsweed.org on April 9, 2012 at 7:27 PM · Report this
samktg 26
@22, I recently moved back to the US after living there about 3 years. I lived next door to a chippy with a hot food display, filled with chips, fish, sausages, various fried things and yes, pizza. Perhaps this would more accurately be called a fry bar, not that this stopped any of my friends from Glasgow and West Lothian from calling it a chippy. Or from calling the place a few blocks away that sold kebabs and pizzas and chips a chippy. Maybe the term is a little looser in Scotland? I'll leave you with this, notice the pizza box behind the "Just Eat" sign: http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m1rfif….
Posted by samktg on April 9, 2012 at 8:27 PM · Report this
27
That looks disgusting, I bet the sausage is guaranteed to be 99% meat free.

When I lived in Scotland during the 80s, the local chippy owner used to frisbee the frozen pizzas from the freezer straight into the deep frat fryer !
Posted by Steve@OptimisedEnglish http://www.optimisedenglish.com on April 10, 2012 at 7:10 AM · Report this
prompt 28
C'mon David, where's your sense of adventure?
Posted by prompt on April 10, 2012 at 8:16 AM · Report this
slade 29
Seems Italian sausage would have been a traditional crust stuffing. as boiling it in tomato sauce and serving it on french bread soaked with the tomato sauce of green peppers and onions and mild peppers is right up there with pizza. But Hot dogs are best wrapped in a garlic bread with Good home made potato chips and a wide variety of condiments.
Posted by slade http://www.youtube.com/user/guppygator on April 10, 2012 at 11:25 AM · Report this
Geni 30
Do Not Want.
Posted by Geni on April 10, 2012 at 3:59 PM · Report this

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