Selected as Book of the Week by Christian Michael Filardo
In their work, Pizza Hunt, Chloe Cahill and Ho Hai Tran discover the fates of the iconic dine-in Pizza Hut restaurants that were erected in the thousands in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Today, only a handful of these huts remain and they now have second lives as grocery stores, pawnshops, gospel churches, liquor stores and funeral homes - among other things.
Those that remain, those that have not been demolished or are not slated for demolition, exist in the space where the unremarkable and the unforgettable meet. Although they have been repurposed, re-painted or relocated, these buildings are still readily recognisable and call to mind a time of dine-in fast food, all you can eat pizza and self-serve sundaes.