We all dream we could eat a dictionary’s weight in cheese in one serving, but what’s it like in practice? Worry not – we’re here to find out.
Here at SoraNews24 we have a healthy appreciation for cheese. In fact, some people might say that our reporters’ past history of custom-ordering a burger topped with 1,000 layers of processed cheese veers into the “dangerously unhealthy”, but to that we say: pah! Our arteries haven’t given in yet!
We have a particular glutton for punishment in our Japanese-language reporter Ahiru Neko. When he’s not getting sizzled with crepes or cruising hot springs for a date he’s filling his face with gigantic portions of greasy fast food. And upon hearing of Domino’s Pizza Japan‘s plan to up their cheese game with the New Yorker 1kg Ultra Cheese, he readied his guts and a gathered a handful of coworkers to tackle the cheesy challenge.
The New Yorker 1kg Ultra Cheese, which indeed is topped with one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of cheese, is only sold during a precious 13-day window: June 10 to June 23. It costs a handsome 4,000 yen (US$36.88), though you can save 700 yen by going to pick it up in person. 40 centimeters (15.7 inches) in diameter, and every last spot is drenched in a pillowy coating of cheese. This is the most cheese Domino’s Pizza Japan has ever put on a pizza at one time. History in the making.
When the pizza arrived at the office, the sheer size of the box had Ahiru Neko trembling in anticipation.
That’s right! Nothing but cheese, baby! Enough cheese to satisfy even our reporter’s dairy cravings! Cheese, glorious cheese! What some might call “too much cheese!” Ahiru Neko felt as though the world had shrunk to consist of just three things: his own consciousness, the pizza crust, and the ocean of cheese that lay atop it.
Upon reaching out and plucking out a choice slice for himself, Ahiru Neko noticed with wonder just how