When it comes to disgusting food combinations, I thought I had seen it all. I mean, peanut butter and jelly hot dogs pretty much had me avoiding my favorite ballpark snack for a good two weeks–so, I didn’t think it could get much worse.
That was of course until I saw the latest viral food video sweeping the web that has put me off from my favorite cookout dessert–watermelon. A New York City based restaurant called “Ducks Eatery” apparently specializes in–what they refer to as–watermelon ham.
According to the restaurant, the chef smokes the watermelon for eight hours in order to get that crisp outside–and, then, lets it sit in spices for four days. That’s four days and eight hours to serve a watermelon.
Not only does it take a ridiculously long time, it’s also ridiculously expensive. I don’t know about you, but I prefer my watermelon to be reasonably priced and fresh, cold, and juicy–not smoked in spices.
Twitter is in agreement here that the “smoked watermelon” has got to go.
Smoked watermelon is that perfect snack if you want something that looks like meat, tastes likes shit and you’re a complete idiot.— Matt (@Stap_Jr) August 7, 2018
...Apparently this is "Smoked Watermelon" from and I hate everything about it. pic.twitter.com/grt6pMxa10— RickyFTW (@rickyftw) August 8, 2018
How do I mute "smoked watermelon" on Facebook?— ℂ???????????????? ???????????????? ???? ©️ (@awkwordy) August 9, 2018
Somebody asked me what I thought about the smoked watermelon craze...I'll politely pass. I'll smoke a ham instead.— Dell Richmond (@DelltheDude) August 8, 2018
Smoked watermelon for $75? That’s ridiculous ???????????? pic.twitter.com/VaKi1EFhJp— trin (@_TRINlTY) August 7, 2018
seriously who thought smoked watermelon is a good idea i cant seem to wrap my head around it— hera (@bonjeno) August 9, 2018
I keep seeing the video of this smoked watermelon and it honestly disgusts me. You know that shit can’t be any good ???? #SoundsAboutWhite— Steven (@S_Pulliam_13) August 10, 2018
The smoked watermelon video makes me want to never eat again. Become, like, an airatarian.— Chris Rywalt ???? (@ChrisRywalt) August 10, 2018
If I see that goddamn smoked watermelon on my feed one more time pic.twitter.com/RxOEAew5hT— °Tonie° (@TonieDee143) August 10, 2018
*logs on Facebook*— kylo ren (@peppermayne) August 9, 2018
*sees a post where someone smoked a watermelon*
*logs off Facebook and calls the police*
There you have it everyone–stick to smoking meat, not fruit.