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Pasta-Inspired Pizza Bowls

The Olive Garden Meatball Pizza Bowl is Part of the Lunch Duos Menu

— February 17, 2018 — Lifestyle
The Olive Garden Meatball Pizza Bowl has been unveiled by the restaurant chain as a new Lunch Duos menu offering that will provide customers with a meal that is something of a hybrid between pasta and pizza.

Coming as part of the brand's recent shift towards unexpected menu revamps, the dish consists of a baked pizza bowl that has been filled with meatballs, meat sauce and melted Italian cheeses. This makes it appealing to consumers who are looking for a new way to enjoy their favorite foods and a dish that will surely help to reinvigorate interest in the Italian cuisine restaurant chain.

The Olive Garden Meatball Pizza Bowl is only available during lunchtime service from Monday to Friday before 3pm.


Image Credit: Brand Eating
Trend Themes
1. Hybrid Food - The growing popularity of hybrid food options presents opportunities for businesses to create innovative menu items that combine two or more classic dishes.
2. Menu Revamps - Menu revamps can help restaurants generate buzz and renew customer interest by offering unexpected and unique food options.
3. Gourmet Fast Food - The rise of gourmet fast food allows for the creation of premium, chef-inspired dishes in quick service restaurant settings.
Industry Implications
1. Restaurant Industry - Restaurants can capitalize on the trend of hybrid food by creating innovative menu items that combine different cuisines or dishes.
2. Fast Food Industry - Fast food chains can benefit from menu revamps to attract customers and stand out in a competitive market.
3. Italian Cuisine Industry - Italian restaurants can explore the concept of gourmet fast food by offering gourmet pizza bowls or other upscale Italian dishes in a fast-casual setting.
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