Vinnie's Pizzeria in Brooklyn, NY., the proud home of the "T.HANKS" garbage can, has invented a pizza box made out of pizza, with a pizza inside it. Is there a Nobel Pizza Prize? No? Well, there should be, and it should go to Vinnie's.
Introducing The PIZZA BOX PIZZA! A pizza box made entirely out of pizza! No waste, 100% pizza and 100% delicious. pic.twitter.com/2KxxndlK4Z— Vinnie's Pizzeria (@vinniesbrooklyn) April 27, 2016
Sean Berthiaume, one of the pizzeria's owners, told BuzzFeed the inspiration came from people asking for a box for their pizza even when they weren't taking it to go. "There’s no point, it fills the the trash can," he said, "So I thought, what if you could just eat the box?"
The ingenious invention is made of three separate pieces—the bottom of the "box" (a Sicilian slice), the cover (garlic bread), and, of course, the contents (the small pizza inside). So far, Berthiaume is the only one making the pizza box pizzas, which take over an hour to make (for reference, a regular pizza takes about 10 to 15 minutes to make), but he says due to demand the restaurant will probably have to train more employees. Each pizza box pizza costs $40, because of the amount of food and the time it takes to create them.