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.

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862 Comments
  • lunae
    Luna E4 months
    Cotton candy pizza? I like the sound of it but I don't think its going to taste good. I like the cotton candy part but not the cotton candy AND pizza part don't get me wrong I love pizza and cotton candy but with both of them together just to be polite I'll change gross to not good.🍕🍬
    • ponygirl11
      ponygirl115 months
      It looks gross😝😝
      • techfashion0315
        I'm game! I LOVE cotton candy! 🍬
        • alphadog
          alphadog6 months
          I think it would taste pretty bad
        • sanriolover101
          I mean, sure Its cute and pink! But I think that would be nasty
          • gloriawang
            gloriawang8 months
            WOW, Salty and sweet mixed together! I haven't had!!!!!!!
            • gloriawang
              gloriawang8 months
              cotton candy pizza! SO COOL!!!🍕
              • gloriawang
                gloriawang8 months
                WOW, Salty and sweet mixed together! I haven't had!!!!!!!😮🤤
                • rina
                  rina9 months
                  ....l'd like to eat that 🍕 It looks delicious though...! Ilike to eat that,..
                  • cutieevie
                    cutieevie10 months
                    I like pink so much that I can eat that whole pizza🍕