Video Of The Week — Cheese Pizza Topped With Cotton Candy? Yum!

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Photo Credit: Schmatz Beer Dining via Facebook

In Japan, the onset of spring is synonymous with the cherry blossom, or sakura, season. To attract some of the thousands of locals and tourists that flock to parks to see the beautiful, albeit brief, two-week bloom, many restaurants offer sakura inspired specialties.

This year, the chefs at Tokyo’s Schmatz Beer Dining, created a cotton candy pizza. Available at the brewpub chain’s Kanda neighborhood location, the thin crust pie is just like any other cheese pizza, except for one thing — it is topped with a mound of pink cotton candy sprinkled with cherry blossom petals. Before taking a bite, customers are asked to drizzle the delicious-looking pie with some honey ginger sauce that melts the spun sugar and blends it into the cheese. Though there is no word on how the pizza tastes, it sure looks good.

Photo Credit: Schmatz Beer Dining via Facebook

Unfortunately, it was a short-term offering that was timed to coincide with the cherry blossom season which came to an end on April 2 in Tokyo. Hopefully, the restaurant will bring the pizza back next year, or better still, make it a permanent fixture on their menu.

Resources: odditycentral.com, rocketnews.com

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823 Comments
  • lpsbrooklyn10
    lpsbrooklyn10Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6:51 pm
    I don't think they would taste well together no offense
    • thecoolsquid
      thecoolsquidWednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6:19 pm
      I want some of that stuff! #ninja turtle girl for life
      • ilovenutellayay
        ilovenutellayaySaturday, January 18, 2020 at 3:35 pm
        Cotton candy and pizza is delicious but I would not try them together
        • lulu08
          lulu08Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 12:16 pm
          Cotton candy is my life bro!
          • BoooooSunday, October 13, 2019 at 7:00 am
            The blossoms are really pretty and the pizza
            • cutegirlFriday, October 11, 2019 at 9:49 am
              i like what they say i like cotton candy
              • CatalinaWednesday, October 9, 2019 at 7:48 pm
                I kinda want to eat it
                • jjjjFriday, August 2, 2019 at 6:56 pm
                  I wish I could go to the south pole and live with the penguins.
                  • sara123l
                    sara123lFriday, May 31, 2019 at 8:03 am
                    wish me luck i am going to Tokyo to try that when school is over i am asking my parents to drive me there and try it.
                    • whywhouldyou45
                      whywhouldyou45Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 8:29 am
                      omg thats awesome try it
                    • WeirdSaturday, May 25, 2019 at 11:21 am
                      Ummmmm I would not eat it...............