The latest trending food mashup is here, and people are confused on how to feel about it.
Something called the “Spaghetti Donut” has been making waves on the Internet recently, and people have taken to Twitter to protest against this new item being a thing.
i refuse to call it a spaghetti donut when it is so clearly a spaghetti bagel.
— Anna Menta (@annalikestweets) March 31, 2017
If I ever see someone eating a spaghetti donut I will take it and stomp that shit out
— Isaac Fearless (@Ize) March 30, 2017
As the inventor of the ramen donut, I hereby formally condemn the spaghetti donut pic.twitter.com/OU9HqhPJUE
— Josh Scherer (@CulinaryBroDown) March 30, 2017
The Spaghetti Donut was developed by New York business Pop Pasta, who is advertising it as an on-the-go version of a Neapolitan classic: the spaghetti pie.
Known as “frittata di spaghetti” in Italian, the spaghetti pie is a dish typically made with leftover pasta, eggs, and cheese that is shaped into a cake or pie before being cut into slices and cooked. Pop Pasta takes that concept and shapes its spaghetti pies into donuts that they call “Pops” before baking them for a mobile version of this leftovers dish. You can get them in multiple flavors, including carbonara, bolognese, and aglio e olio.
When our squad at the Foodbeast office first heard about these, the reaction was just as mixed as The Internet’s. While I’m 100% down for the concept, some of us were thinking (and hoping) that it was an April Fool’s joke (it’s not).
The spaghetti donuts will be on sale at Smorgasburg Williamsburg in Brooklyn throughout the spring/summer seasons, so if you’re interested in checking these out and live in the area, grab one and let us know what you think.