Pizza Hut Brings Back 90s Favorite ‘The Edge’ Pizza

The time was 1997: the unpleasant cacophony of a modem dialing up as you connected to the internet was the norm, a Spice Girls song was stuck in your head, and many pizza lovers in the US were wowed by Pizza Hut’s The Edge. Boasting the flavorsome details of toppings packed to the literal edges of the pizza’s thin crust, The Edge became an instant hit for the pizza chain.

Fast forward to now, where we’re almost instantaneously connected to the internet at any given moment, you’re likely humming a Pop Smoke tune, and re-introduced to The Edge. That’s because Pizza Hut is bringing back this menu innovation, where fans can again fall in love with the tavern-style combo of fresh toppings, thin, crispy, light crust and shareable square pieces.

Fans looking to have pizza toppings dominate the real estate of their pie can get The Edge in the following iterations:

  • The Ultimate is packed with pepperoni, Italian sausage, green peppers, onions and Roma tomatoes
  • The Carnivore is loaded with pepperoni, ham, Italian sausage and bacon
  • The Vegetarian is overflowing with green peppers, onions, mushrooms and Roma tomatoes
  • Pepperoni Lover’s® is topped with pepperoni, pepperoni and more pepperoni

The Edge will only be available for a limited time and goes for $12.99.

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Harlem’s ‘The Edge’ Combines British And Jamaican Dishes With Renaissance Legacy

In Harlem, New York, the building located at 580 St. Nicholas Avenue carries a unique piece of Harlem Renaissance history. Librarian Regina Anderson Andrews, a resident there, would host rooftop and apartment gatherings where literary juggernauts like Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and W.E.B. DuBois would show up to and recite their works.

While the Harlem Renaissance has come and gone, the building has still remained a gathering place, thanks to The Edge, a restaurant located on the bottom floor that pays respect to that legacy.

Owned by sisters Juliet and Justine Masters, you can find homages to the legends that roamed the building throughout the restaurant, including a regal portrait of Langston Hughes and a collection of books folks can read while sipping on coffee and enjoying their meals.

The food here, by the way, is a unique story of its own, calling to the childhoods of the two owners. Justine and Juliet are Harlem locals, but have parents from Jamaica and Britain, and grew up eating dishes from both countries.

That has led to some creative and inspirational dishes on their menu, including a luxuriously creamy Jerk Chicken Alfredo, and coconut-crusted fish used for the British staple fish and chips. Ackee and saltfish, a national dish of Jamaica, even has a home here in tasty taco form. One also shouldn’t leave without a glass of homemade sorrel, which Juliet and Justine’s father makes on a regular basis.

With such a unique building history and innovative and tantalizing dishes, The Edge is a restaurant chock full of stories that has made it locals’ favorite.

To learn more about The Edge, check out the full video at the top of this story. The restaurant is currently offering outdoor dining, takeout, and delivery, as well as some limited indoor service.