Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Songun Pizza

Pizza is delicious, my favorite food in town
So I went into the Pizza store, my favorite one in town.
I went up to the counter and said "One Pizza, Please,"
He said, here is your "fleet steed for a great revolutionary surge provided in the crucible of the Songun drive and the indomitable mental power of all servicepersons"--with lots of extra cheese

--Beloved Imperialist Cultural Character Moishy

According to the Telegraph:
It has taken almost 10 years of work, but North Korea has acquired the technology to launch a project very dear to its leader's heart - the nation's first "authentic" Italian pizzeria.

The launch of Pyongyang's first Italian restaurant meanwhile brings to fruition a ten-year effort by Kim Jong-il - a renowned gourmand and lover of western food - to create the perfect pizza and pasta in his homeland.

Last year a delegation of local chefs was sent by Kim to Naples and Rome to learn the proper Italian techniques after their homegrown efforts to mimic Italian cuisine were found by Kim to contain "errors." [...]
Funny, I don't remember Korean News covering that particular field guidance, but the Brilliant Commander of Mt. Paeku, the Most Famous Person of World, undoubtedly has a talent for that sort of thing. (Hat Tip: Memeorandum)

Update: Jules Crittenden is rallying close around the headquarters of the revolution on this one.

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