UPDATE: 4/13/12: The Guardian taste tests the hot dog stuffed crust pizza and declares it "delicious."
Hot-dog-stuffed pizza crusts are a thing now, and society is going to have to shoulder some of the blame for this one. We laughed at the Taco Bell Dorito taco shell; we maybe even tried the KFC Double Down. Should there have been an intervention the first time someone fried a Mars bar?
This pizza is real; it’s right there on the bottom of Pizza Hut U.K.’s delivery menu. And it isn’t a pizza crust with hot dog seasoning, or with diced hot dogs mixed in. It’s a regular pizza with a giant hot dog threaded through the crust like elastic through the waistband of society's pants.
"What the hell, America? I thought we were the land of junk food?" a betrayed Gizmodo cries, but the poor U.S. was always going to finish second in that race. There's no competing with anybody who can invent the chip butty: a buttered hamburger bun stuffed with cold French fries, dressed in ketchup, and dubbed the King of all Sandwiches.
“Succulent hot dog sausage bursting from our famous stuffed crust, with a FREE Mustard Drizzle,” the display copy boasts. The specialty crust is only available on a 14-inch pizza, because nobody has ever said, “Oh, I’m not that hungry, I’ll just have a small. But also stuff it with a yard-long hot dog.” But hey, free mustard drizzle!
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