Discontinued Fast Food Items The World Has Forgotten

By Jack Ripley | February 20, 2024

Pizza Hut's Star Edge Pizza

Welcome to our gallery exploring a nostalgic journey through the intriguing world of discontinued fast-food items that pushed the boundaries of what customers wanted to eat. There's a chance that you remember some of these items but consider yourself lucky if these passed you by. Join us as we delve deeper into the stories behind these discontinued fast-food items, reminiscing about the flavors, controversies, and memories they created. Continue reading to uncover more intriguing tales from the world of fast food innovation and share in the nostalgia that these remarkable creations evoke.

Indulge your curiosity and continue reading to discover more about these unforgettable fast-food items that challenged conventions and captured our attention. Explore the unique stories and flavors that defined a generation. Let's embark on this nostalgic and calorie-filled journey together.

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Over the years, Pizza Hut has introduced a range of outlandish products, from hot dog-stuffed crusts to pizzas encircled by miniature meat pies. Among the contenders for the most outrageous creation, the Star Edge Pizza, exclusively available in South Korea, certainly stands out with its ability to provoke disgust. Priced at $32 per pizza, this culinary masterpiece aims to provide a comprehensive meal experience: We've got appetizers, the main course, and even a touch of dessert.

Pizza Hut went all out with the Star Edge. Topping the pizza with items for each culinary realm: surf (shrimp, calamari), turf (sausage, steak, bacon), and a medley of garden delights (broccoli, peppers, onions). Got a sweet tooth? Pizza Hut has you covered. The crust itself consists of turnovers filled with either cream cheese and cinnamon apples or cranberries, ensuring a sugary finale to the meal. Even though the Star Edge is the garbage plate of South Korea, that doesn't mean we don't want to experience this over the top idea ourselves.

Wendy's Lobster & Caviar Sandwich

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Following the launch of their Foie Gras Burger, Wendy's continued their foray into the Japanese burger chain market with yet another offering aiming for a more sophisticated appeal. The introduction of the Premium Caviar and Lobster Sandwich, however, seemed somewhat incongruous with the Wendy's brand.

Seeking to use the then-bottoming out in the lobster market, which hit a major low in 2012, Wendy's saw the lobster and caviar sandwich as a strategic move to outshine their competitor, Burger King. Priced around $16, the Lobster and Caviar Sandwich featured a generous portion of claw meat topped with lobster salad. Additionally, it featured a mayo-and-mustard sauce and sprinkled with caviar, adding an element of luxury to this fancy pants sandwich.