Mystery Food

A restaurant chain called Boston Pizza has a food item called Cactus Cuts with Cactus Dip. I don’t know what it is. But here’s the nutritional info on it from Health.

Calories in Cactus Cuts with Cactus Dip
Manufactured by Boston’s Gourmet Pizza

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving (459.0 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1170
Calories from Fat 630
Total Fat 70.0g
Sodium 1220mg
Total Carbohydrates 113.0g
Dietary Fiber 8.0g
Protein 11.0g

Wow that’s a lot of salt and fat and carbohydrates.

This blog post is kinda stupid. Here we have a food item at a chain that has the word “cactus” in it, so here I am posting it. I don’t even know anything about it. This is ridiculous. let me go find out at least what this food item is. Follow me on this journey of discovery after the break…

OK, so what did we find? Here’s the Boston Pizza website. Big splash page.

Here’s a map of their locations.

Aha, I see the problem. They’re Canadian.

OK, but what about the food item?

A BP original. Thin and spicy fried potatoes with a
bite. Served with our signature cactus dip blended
with crushed chilies, green onion, sour cream and
parmesan. $9.25
A Canadian classic! Golden fries smothered with
delicious gravy and mounds of cheese curds. $7.95

Really, that’s what poutine is? Our Canadian relative Steve has named his puppy Poutine, and now we know why.

Anyway, now we know what Cactus Cuts with Cactus Dip is. Now if only we knew what Canadian “boston-style” pizza was.

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