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existential_crisis Mar 6, 2014 03:20 AM

This is a donair pizza with garlic butter spread on the dough. Does anyone know where the name came from? Bubba?

I put this question to another forum-like site and someone told me that it is just a donair pizza, and that donair pizzas have garlic butter on them. Does anyone know of a pizza shop that puts garlic butter on their donair pizzas?

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  1. Tripeler RE: existential_crisis Mar 6, 2014 05:14 AM

    Is it related to a Döner Kebab?

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      existential_crisis RE: Tripeler Mar 7, 2014 08:02 AM

      I'm going to assume you are not from Atlantic Canada or else you wouldn't be asking this.

      Yes, a donair is a type of doner kebab that originated in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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      CanadaGirl RE: existential_crisis Mar 21, 2014 10:07 AM

      I'm not saying it doesn't exist, but I can't recall ever seeing a donair pizza with garlic butter on the dough. But, given the garlic and fat in the meat, it would be pretty hard to tell. I have watched one be made before , and didn't notice any butter.

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        existential_crisis RE: CanadaGirl Mar 22, 2014 04:22 PM

        Since posting this question I have done some research. I have scoured a lot of HRM pizza menus, and the Bubba does make several appearances. Most pizza places that have a bubba pizza also have a donair pizza. I even called 12 random places and asked them if they put garlic butter on their donair pizzas, and they all said no. Rush Hour pizza is one exception to that. Otherwise, if there is garlic butter - it's a bubba.

        Someone told me that they knew a guy called "Bubba" in Port Hawkesbury who worked at A1 Pizza. This person believed that it could have been named after him, and that it originated as the "Bubba sub". Others, from Shelburne have also told me they associate this pizza with A1 Pizza... so I think I'm on to something!

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