Why Pineapple On Pizza Is A Sin
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Why Pineapple On Pizza Is A Sin

An unforgivable one at that.

I understand that this is a controversial topic, but listen, pineapple just doesn't belong on pizza. Simple as that.

Lately on my Twitter timeline, there has been this huge argument about pizza toppings, specifically, the pineapple. I started seeing it when @GeeksOfColor on Twitter created a poll and then voiced their distaste for pineapple on pizza. I naturally agreed because what are you doing with pineapple on your pizza, but when I saw the end results of the poll, the world seemed a lot more divided than I expected.

On pizza, Wikipedia states: "It is commonly topped with a selection of meats, vegetables and condiments." Is pineapple considered a meat, vegetable, or condiment? No.

If you want pineapple on a pizza, order a a fruit pizza. Fruit pizza is a sugar cookie crust with a cream cheese "sauce." Common toppings for fruit pizza include strawberries, peaches, kiwis, blueberries, and pineapples.

WHY ARE YOU SPOILING YOUR GROUP'S PIZZA WITH YOUR PINEAPPLE WHEN FRUIT PIZZA IS WAITING FOR YOU? You might say fruit pizza isn't available one dial away, but you can literally go to the nearby grocery store and purchase the Pillsbury sugar cookie dough, cream cheese, sugar, and all of the pineapple you want.

Next, let's talk about how pineapple on pizza got popular. For the longest time, I wondered why Hawaii would ever attack pizza the way they did. Who hurt you, Hawaii? Turns out pizza never hurt Hawaii.

This is all the work of our neighbors to the north. This was Canada's doing.

A Greek-Canadian man by the name of Sam Panopoulos created this pizza simply because he desired more toppings rather than mushrooms and meats. Listen, before you agree with his argument that you should be able to put just about anything on the pizza, he attempted to make a different pizza popular and it was called the Spanish Pizza.

The pizza had a biscuit mix crust, Vienna sausage, and yellow rice. Rice on pizza? The grain is already there. The rice should've been the big red flag about Sam but we let him continue to create weird pizza toppings anyways.

I get that Hawaiian pizza is popularized because it has ham, but to those of you getting just pineapple - what is wrong with you? Pizza is a savory dish that never needed your sweet spin. If you want a sweet spin, get yourself a slice of fruit pizza or order a lava cake at Domino's.

Just please don't ask me if half the pizza can have pineapple. The answer is an always will be no.

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Best Eats at Boston University

Boston is the best.

College isn't college without two things: food and beer. So why not embark on a mission to figure out what the best food is and where to find it on different college campuses? These are the best places to grab a bite at BU.

Nud Pob

Students are raving about this quick Thai food joint. It must be monumental. It's the perfect combo of large portions and fast service. It's relatively cheap, too, as most dishes are between $6-$8. Their particluarly well-known for thi Indonesian Fried Rice.

The Salty Pig
Quality food at a decent price. This place is actually known for its cheese. Seriously. They specialize in aging cheese, which tops their signature sandwiches and pizzas. Students love going here for lunch, which is when it tends to be not as busy.

Otto Pizza
You can never go wrong with pizza. And here, they make nearly any dinner meal into a pizza. A few of the random toppings include cranberry, zucchini, and even mashed potatoes. This place gets bonus points for their fair prices.

You can eat in or takeout at this inexpensive Italian food joint. Their salad, pizza, and calamari are the most popular items on their somewhat pricey menu ( $11+). Nonetheless, students love to gather at this adorable Italian restaurant. FYI: it is a bit small in there, so don't forget to say "MeScoozi."

Live Noodles
A relatively new restaurant in West Campus, this place is known for their amazing homemade Chinese noodles. Depending on what you order, it can be relatively expensive, but there are some $6 dishes on the menu.

Nothing more pleasing than brunch, and this place puts a twist on it. They've got breakfast sandwiches, regular sandwiches, bagel sandwiches, and even sweet croissants! Talk about 11:30 a.m. food heaven.

At Boston University's campus, most of the best spots are on Commonwealth Ave. That makes it easy to jump from restaurant to restaurant each night of the week, which is perf. Food is a wonderful thing.

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Cool Shots For You To Try On A Night Out

Bottoms up!

1. Jolly Rancher


This is a very sugary-tasting shot for all of those out there who have a sweet tooth, hence the name "Jolly Rancher". So, basically, if you want to get drunk without tasting the liquor, this is the shot for you.

Ingredients: Melon liqueur, Amaretto, Sprite (or 7-Up), grenadine.

2. Mind Eraser


Don't drink too many of these... or else it'll live up to its name (unless that's what you want, of course)!

Ingredients: Vodka, Kahlua (coffee liqueur), 7-Up.

3. Buttery Nipple


A perfect combination of butterscotch and cream... and a fun name. What's not to love?

Ingredients: Butterscotch Schnapps, Bailey's Irish Cream.

4. Red-headed Slut


These shots have some pretty G-rated names, huh? (sarcasm). Either way, this one is the perfect combination of sweet and booze.

Ingredients: Jagermeister, Peach Schnapps, cranberry juice.

5. Scooby Snack


This shot isn't really what I imagined a Scooby Snack to taste like... but it still tastes great!

Ingredients: Midori, Malibu, creme de bananas, pineapple juice, whipped cream.

6. Pineapple Upside Down Cake


If made correctly, this one lives up to its name. Just like the Jolly Rancher, it's perfect for people who don't like that super strong alcohol taste.

Ingredients: Jim Beam, Peach Schnapps, pineapple juice, stolichannya, maraschino cherry juice.

7. White Gummy Bear


This one is a fun one. It has a sweet, yet tart taste to it. If you're a candy fan, try this one out!

Ingredients: Peach Schnapps, Cherry Vodka, Pineapple juice, Sprite.

8. Irish Car Bomb

Try at your own risk! The Irish Car Bomb isn't for everyone... but definitely worth the try, in my opinion! This one is a lot of fun to do with a group of people. The Irish Car Bomb is different from other shots in that it's a glass of beer... you drop in your two shots, and then drink as fast as you can! Just keep in mind that the Irish Cream seems to curdle pretty much the instant it hits the beer...

Ingredients: Guinness, Bailey's Irish Cream, whiskey.


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If Your Major Were a Pizza

Extra cheese please!

Pizza is a college staple. It's the only food that somehow is acceptable at any time of day, and undoubtably has a special place in the hearts of college students everywhere. Have you ever wondered what your major would be as a pizza? Here's your chance to find out once and for all.

Business: Thin Crust

As a business major, you know that time is money. You simply don't have time to waste dealing with cheesy crust or unconventional square slices. You like your pizza like you like your negotiations: fast and easy.

Source: www.fearlesshomemaker.com

Criminal Justice: Pepperoni

As a criminal justice major, you just want things in your life to be uncomplicated, and selecting your college major is no exception. Pepperoni pizza allows you the security of a classic. It's less boring than plain old cheese, but without the fear of too many unusual flavors.

English: Plain Cheese

You love the classics, and why ruin a good thing? Books can honestly be so complicated, you just want your pizza to keep things simple. Besides, you can't have any toppings falling onto your precious special edition copy of The Great Gatsby!

Fine Art: California Style

You like to keep people guessing. Like the California Style of pizza, you never know what you're going to get. Anchovies with blue cheese? Pencil shavings topped with unicorn hair? Who knows!

Source: www.buzzintown.com

History: Neapolitan

You like things authentic. Toppings should be kept to a minimum to maintain optimal pizza flavor perfection. In your opinion, nothing beats the real thing!

Liberal Arts: Chicago Deep Dish

Like the deep dish pizza, you have many layers. Sometimes, you're stuffed with cheesy goodness, other times it's a complete surprise. You possess an emotional depth which resembles a thick, rich, many layered pizza.

Nursing: Spinach

After a long day of reading about the deteriorating effects of junk food on the human body, you just want to feel good about your pizza choices. Of course, there's no way you could sacrifice pizza, no matter what any of your textbooks say. Putting spinach on it makes it healthy, right?

Source: www.food.com

Math/Accounting: Detroit Style

You can't stand the geometric travesty that is triangular pizza slices. You long for order and symmetry. The Detroit style square slices give you what your heart most desires, with a crispy edge to lock in the deliciousness.

Philosophy: Tomato Pie

Why does the sauce always go under the cheese? With the Tomato Pie pizza, the traditional balance is inverted as the cheese is under the tomatoes. This allows a new richness of flavor that challenges all normal ways of thinking about pizza. Philosophy majors require this level of sophistication in their pizzas.

Source: www.kingaurthurflour.com

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Best Cheap Eats at University of Wisconsin-Madison

It's so hard to find a good falafel pitas.

Aside from being the capital of Wisconsin, Madison also houses the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Additionally, a lesser known fact is that they have some of the cheapest and best food spots ever.

As if that wasn't enough, the city is dynamic and culturally diverse, which allows for all different types of food and cool spots to check out. If you ever find yourself in Madison, attend the UW, or are looking for a cool weekend foodie spot, here are some places you should definitely go to!

The Banzo Falafel Pita from Banzo
I am a falafel fanatic. Seriously, I'm obsessed with them, but I haven't been able to find a good spot with them since leaving Madison. But, the best place in Madison is Banzo, which is known for their pita falafels and fries. Actually, they have the best everything.

Seriously, I have never eaten something from Banzo that I didn't like. They have an actual store off campus, and a food cart on the library mall. Plus, they deliver, so cheers to that!

Mac and Cheese Pizza from Ian's Pizza
Ian's pizza has a few different locations throughout the US, so if you're lucky to spot one, definitely go in for a slice. Madison houses two locations, one on State Street and one by the Fluno Center. I'm from New Jersey, so I know good pizza, trust me. But, I still find myself wanting this pizza over any NJ slice.

It's basically the best mac and cheese you've ever had, but on a thin crust slice of pizza. It was actually named the best pizza in Wisconsin, and you should try it before you die.

A Spring Roll from The Fresh Cool Drinks Food Cart
I've thought about this spring roll every single day since leaving Madison. For only $3 you can get a healthy, diet friendly spring roll that is the size of a burrito. It includes rice noodles, avocados, cabbage, spinach, iceberg lettuce, peanuts, your choice meat and a sauce all wrapped in rice paper.

I literally ate this everyday for lunch for so long. I'll admit that the wait around lunch time can be long, but it's worth it- trust me! I've also heard that they make amazing smoothies too.

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This iPhone 6s Fell From 100 Feet and Still Works (Video)

Everyone should use fruit as iPhone cases.

The GizmoSlip team may have just solved the dilemma that is finding a reliable iPhone case. Coming from someone who has broken her phone screen six times this past year alone, I know the struggle is real. Especially when it comes to a night downtown.

In this episode, the team discovers that placing a phone into the middle of a pineapple leaves it in pretty good shape, even after a 100 foot fall off the exterior of a parking garage. Sure, your phone might not look pretty or have a glistening, unshattered screen, but it still gets the job done.

So, next time you hit the town, maybe grab a pineapple? Or, maybe don't. I'm not sure how that contraption would fit into your pocket or bag anyway.