Back in March, when we reported on bacon-flavored hummus, we thought we had discovered the nadir of bastardized Americanized chickpea spread.
Boy, were we wrong.
A friend of ours recently passed by the Eighth Avenue outpost of the Hummus & Pita Co. and saw a sign advertising “Hummus Sweets.”
Yes, you can get chocolate-, cake batter-, and cookie dough-flavored hummus at any of the Hummus & Pita Co.’s four Manhattan outlets. The non-kosher restaurant menu otherwise is very traditional, boasting that its cuisine draws from “Greece, Israel, Morocco and the Middle East.”
But sweet hummus?
Only in America.