Fast Food? Run Away Fast!

The hybrid food trend has taken over the diningscene with restaurants and bakeries everywhere creating food mashups,such as the Cronut,the ramen burger, the sushiritto, the doughrito and, most recently, grilled cheese tacos.

Some, of course, are more successful than others.

Fast food chains were fast to jump aboard the hybrid hype, creating various food mashups from the infamous KFC Double Downto various Nerd slushies at Sonic.

But American fast food locations are not the only ones creating fast food hybrids; manyinternational fast foodlocations have introduced some pretty awfulfast food mashups as well, including the hot dog stuffed pizza crust, which is available at Pizza Hut UK.

Read on to discover past and present fast food mashups that will turn your stomach upside down.

The Pizza-Size Burger fromBurger King

This is next-level family-style dining.

The entire pizza burger consists of four Whopper burger patties sliced into six sections witha whopping (pun intended) 2,520 calories and 144grams of fat. This pizza burger is only available at the BK Whopper Bar in Times Square.

TheBig Apple, amirite?

The Kuro Burger fromBurger King

Available in Japan, the Kuro, meaning black, burger contains ablack bun, cheese colored with bamboo charcoal and squid ink ketchup. Creative.

The Most American Thickburger fromCarl’s Jr. & Hardee’s

Introducingthe Most American Thickburger.

In addition to American cheese, pickles, red onions, lettuce and tomatoes, this half-pound burger is topped with a sliced hot dog and kettle cooked potato chips. Because, why not?

And itonlyhas1,030 calories. Win-win.

Mac ‘n Cheese Pizza fromCiCi’s

This dish is having an identity crisis.

Pasta? Pizza? Pasta? Pizza? Both. The pizza is topped with mac ‘n cheese and then topped with more cheese.

Cheese overload.

The Pizzabon fromCinnabon

It’s basically a pizza in roll form. Not sure if this is genius or pointless.

Fried Cheese Melt fromDenny’s

What would make a grilled cheese sandwich better?Fried cheese, of course.

This item is no longer on themenu, but you can definitely whip this up in your collegekitchen after a late-night trip to the dining hall.

The Bacon and Eggs DonutSandwich fromDunkin’ Donuts

Can’t decide between sweet or savory?

Luckily Dunkin’ Donuts has made the decisionmuch easier for you with its bacon and egg donut sandwich.

The Double Down fromKFC

The Double Down uses two chicken filets to sandwich together bacon, cheese and sauce. This fast foodcreation is no longer available in KFC, but support for its revival is strong.

The Double Down Dog fromKFC

Because the Double Down wasn’t enough, KFC introduced the Double Down Dog. Yum.

Mac and Cheese Bites fromKFC

KFC fried mac ‘n cheese bites might melt our hearts, but they will also induce a heart attack (most likely). These bites are only available at KFC locations in thePhilippines.

Fish Donuts fromKFC

Before the Cronut, there was the fonut, the fish donut. And it is only available in Singapore. Yes, it’s fried fish shaped in a circular disc.

Hot Dog Bites Pizza from Pizza Hut

Pigs in a blanket and pizza?

Pizza Hut just announced the launch of the hot dog bites pizza, which will be available in the US on June 18.

The Hot Dog Stuffed Crust Pizza from Pizza Hut

Probably one of the most bizarrefast food mash ups is the hot dog stuffed crust pizza. It is available in the UK and the UK only.

If you’re looking for some more fast food, check out thefull list here.

This post was originally written by Megan Prendergast for Spoon University.

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