Burger King Celebrates Summer With Mass-Produced Pulled Pork Hoagies

pulled_porkI don’t know about you, but when I think “classic American barbecue dishes,” I think “Burger King.” Except…no, that isn’t really true of anyone, is it? Yet the company still thinks that the mass-production of their “extra long pork sandwich” is a good idea, and is inflicting it on the American public.

They probably know that your inner 12-year-old is giggling at the name “extra long pork sandwich,” too. The item uses the same toasted oval bun as the re-introduced Yumbo hot ham and cheese sandwich, and this is not the first time that the chain has experimented with serving pulled pork.

Three years ago, they served up a pulled pork sandwich on their “artisan” bun, which reviewer Q over at Brand Eating said could have been pretty good, but the pork was overcooked and “paste-like” in parts, and the texture was off. The highlight of that sandwich was the bun, so it will be interesting to see if they’ve improved the pulled pork recipe. If they haven’t, it will be interesting to see how the long bun holds up under mushy pulled-pork pressure.

Burger King Introduces Extra Long Pulled Pork Sandwich for Summer [Brand Eating]

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