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Behold the 12-Inch Long All-Black Hot Dog and Please Try Not to Be a Freaking Perv About It

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I wish I could say my mind didn’t ever go *there* after seeing this thing, but I am sadly much less evolved than I’d like to pretend. But don’t let my personal shortcomings stop you. Dirty minded or not, this 30 centimeter (or ~11.8 inch) all-black hot dog is still the coolest f*cking thing you’ll see all day.

Sold at the Vegas Premium Hot Dogs in Tokyo’s Akihabara district, the “Black Terra Hot Dog” gets its color from the edible bamboo charcoal powder used to make it and – believe it or not – actually doesn’t taste like ash. In fact, the gorgeous pigment is used as a natural food dye all throughout Asia, doesn’t affect the dog’s taste “at all,” and could even be “good for your health,” according to Oddity Central.

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So go ahead, take a bite. Take a picture. Share it with the world. Just, erm, try to avoid the “#deepthroat” hashtag, deal?

H/T + PicThx Laughing Squid, Oddity Central

By Dominique Zamora

Dominique would be a foodie if she had money to pay for food. For now, she gets by just looking at food photography, which results in at least one more starving journalism student every time Instagram breaks down.

4 replies on “Behold the 12-Inch Long All-Black Hot Dog and Please Try Not to Be a Freaking Perv About It”

The items are made or processed as normal, its just that the black bamboo powder is added to the flour/ beef pork mixture to tint the item its black hue. Or its voodoo…

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