Cupcakes with Mountain Dew frosting and a crushed Doritos crust. I sat for a moment, a bit awestruck by its monstrous size, its gall for even existing, its luster, its sheer... greenness. Is this something humans were ever meant to consume?
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I walked into Prato, a modern Italian trattoria in Winter Park Florida, sure that I could at least get a decent beer. But my hopes for great pizza took a big plunge when our waitress proudly proclaimed "we bake our pizzas all the way at 500 degrees in a brick oven imported from Tuscany." "500°," "brick oven," and "Tuscany" are not three words that you generally want to hear when ordering pizza. Luckily, I was proven wrong.
Instead of in a bowl, this bread pudding came freestanding in muffin-like form. The milk chocolate and cherries mingled well with each other, without either dominating. Alone, the bread pudding was a little on the dry side, but this is where the wet components came into play.