Florida restaurant serves up python pizza

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Florida restaurant serves up python pizza
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First posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014 01:58 PM EST | Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014 02:19 PM EST
Here's a pizza topping we never expected to see offered.
We understand that smoked reindeer is a favourite topping in Finland but python?
Evan's Neighborhood Pizza in southwest Florida is offering customers a pie that includes a topping of fresh python.
According to WPXI, The restaurant's "Everglades" pizza contains just about every living creature you'd find in the Sunshine State's swamps: frog, alligator and swamp cabbage.
Owner Evan Daniell told the New York Daily News the unusual topping has been surprisingly popular.
“We're selling them left and right. It's a happy accident; it's about being creative.”
A medium 14-inch Everglades pie goes for $45, and that's because python meat can cost about $66 per pound.
The station says Daniell has considered creating a "roadkill" pizza, which would include raccoon, armadillo and possum but has had trouble finding a supplier for the specialty meats.
Or customers, perhaps?
The Everglades pizza from Evan's Neighborhood Pizza.(Screen grab)

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Florida restaurant serves up python pizza
QMI Agency
First posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014 01:58 PM EST | Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014 02:19 PM EST
Here's a pizza topping we never expected to see offered.
We understand that smoked reindeer is a favourite topping in Finland but python?
Evan's Neighborhood Pizza in southwest Florida is offering customers a pie that includes a topping of fresh python.
According to WPXI, The restaurant's "Everglades" pizza contains just about every living creature you'd find in the Sunshine State's swamps: frog, alligator and swamp cabbage.
Owner Evan Daniell told the New York Daily News the unusual topping has been surprisingly popular.
“We're selling them left and right. It's a happy accident; it's about being creative.”
A medium 14-inch Everglades pie goes for $45, and that's because python meat can cost about $66 per pound.
The station says Daniell has considered creating a "roadkill" pizza, which would include raccoon, armadillo and possum but has had trouble finding a supplier for the specialty meats.
Or customers, perhaps?
The Everglades pizza from Evan's Neighborhood Pizza.(Screen grab)

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Too bad they have to desecrate the python with pizza!
 

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Florida restaurant serves up python pizza
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First posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014 01:58 PM EST | Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014 02:19 PM EST
Here's a pizza topping we never expected to see offered.
We understand that smoked reindeer is a favourite topping in Finland but python?
Evan's Neighborhood Pizza in southwest Florida is offering customers a pie that includes a topping of fresh python.
According to WPXI, The restaurant's "Everglades" pizza contains just about every living creature you'd find in the Sunshine State's swamps: frog, alligator and swamp cabbage.
Owner Evan Daniell told the New York Daily News the unusual topping has been surprisingly popular.
“We're selling them left and right. It's a happy accident; it's about being creative.”
A medium 14-inch Everglades pie goes for $45, and that's because python meat can cost about $66 per pound.
The station says Daniell has considered creating a "roadkill" pizza, which would include raccoon, armadillo and possum but has had trouble finding a supplier for the specialty meats.
Or customers, perhaps?
The Everglades pizza from Evan's Neighborhood Pizza.(Screen grab)

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Florida restaurant serves up python pizza | Weird | News | Toronto Sun
just another reason, not to eat piazza
 

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I'd eat it. Snake steak is pretty good, so I can imagine it'd be ok on pizza. Besides, it isn't the weirdest thing I've heard people putting on pizza; gherkins, raisins, french fries, squid ink, mayo, cookie dough instead of pizza dough, etc.
 

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The Python (Burmese, I think) is an invasive species in Florida,
so this is a win-win...but $45 a pie 'cuz the python is $66/lb????
That's just nuts.
 
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The Python (Burmese, I think) is an invasive species in Florida,
so this is a win-win...but $45 a pie 'cuz the python is $66/lb????
That's just nuts.

At least they've found another way to try and curtail the python's numbers. I think if more places sold the python pizzas (or even just the meat) that the prices might go down. There will be more available, and people will want to go where it's the cheapest.
 

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If people will eat anchovies on pizza, they will eat anything.
 

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Snake is supposed to be good meat, and for a state that considers pythons to be essentially 'kill on sight', I think it's a good policy to find a market for the meat. You know, environmentalism and all that.
 

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Snake is supposed to be good meat, and for a state that considers pythons to be essentially 'kill on sight', I think it's a good policy to find a market for the meat. You know, environmentalism and all that.


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