FOOD & DRINK
11/21/2014 02:26 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Pizza Hut Ad Takes Menu Back To The 'Old World,' And Italians Completely Hate It

Let's get one thing straight -- Pizza Hut's new "Flavor of Now" menu totally makes us cringe, but damn it -- their new commercial is really freakin' funny.

In a genius work of advertising by Deutsch L.A, Pizza Hut takes its outrageously-named pizza (slice of Cock-A-Doodle Bacon, anyone) -- back to the supposed "original pizza makers" -- Italy, otherwise known as "The Old World." And let's just say the Italians weren't happy with the new take on pizza. At all.

We're with you, Carmela.

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Other things the Italians hated? The new Pizza Hut mobile ordering site, jeggings and EDM music. HuffPost Taste reached out to a Pizza Hut spokesperson via email, and we can confirm that the people in the ad are real people from Sorrento, Italy, and yes -- they don't really like change.

And while we're not too excited about names like "Skinny Beach" or "Pretzel Piggy," we're definitely gonna watch this commercial a few more times.

Arrivederci, Italy!

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