Truman’s KC Pizza Tavern is in the “Traylor” era.
The Kansas City Chiefs Pub, located at 400 SE Sixth Street in Des Moines’ East Village, recently launched a Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift themed pizza. The pizza flavor is inspired by the Chiefs tight end’s pregame French toast snack, with strawberries and Swift’s love of breaded chicken tenders.
Chicken and Waffles Pizza (Traylor’s Version) celebrates the rumored pop culture power couple. The title references re-recordings of the music superstar’s earlier albums, which were titled “Taylor’s Version,” but adds an r to mash up her name with Kelce’s.
Chris Mendenhall, Truman’s managing partner, said the creation was a tribute to the internet’s latest obsession.
“We’re the Chiefs hangout in town. We’re packed an hour and a half, two hours before every game, so why not embrace what’s going on?” Mendenhall told Chronicle,” he noted that he is not a Swiftian.
Swift sat out the Oct. 8 game against the Minnesota Vikings during Kelce’s birthday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
What are the ingredients in Chicken and Waffles Pizza (Traylor’s Version)?
Swift first attended a Kelce home game in a suite at Arrowhead Stadium on Sept. 24, as the defending Super Bowl champions prepared to take on the Chicago Bears. She was spotted posing with fans next to a plate of breaded chicken tenders served with ketchup and ketchup. pasture, based on a photo attracted attention on social media.
In November 2022, Kelce told lifestyle website Inside Hook, “Every pregame meal since I joined the Chiefs has been French toast and strawberries.” Ten years ago in 2013, he was drafted into the NFL Team.
This pizza combines Kelce’s love of sweets and sugar with Swift’s craving for delicious protein.
“It’s a very hearty pizza; I think it’s fantastic. I’m passionate about it because I worked with my kitchen staff and came up with it,” Mendenhall said. “It might be a little too wacky and wild for some people.”
The pizza features Truman’s handcrafted crust, a spiced cinnamon cream cheese base, and is topped with breaded chicken tenders, chunky buttermilk waffles, sliced strawberries, pineapple slices, cinnamon, sugar and mozzarella cheese . Top the slices with homemade strawberry and pineapple puree.
“You get a really sweet fall, fall seasonal flavor,” Mendenhall said of the pizza’s cream cheese base.
How much does a Travis Kelce/Taylor Swift pizza cost in Iowa?
A generous portion of chicken and waffle pizza (Traylor’s version) is $25.
If you’re heading to Truman City for a Traylor version of pie, bring an entourage like Swift. When the Chiefs take on the New York Jets on October 1, the pop star’s close friends will join the game, including Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, “Pop” star Antoni Porowski, “Game of Thrones” actress Sophie Turner and Hollywood royalty Hugh Jackman.
After the Swifties’ pregame meal, enjoy popcorn and pops while watching “The Eras Tour” concert film, which premieres in theaters across Iowa on October 13. The highly anticipated film includes the Pennsylvania native’s performance, which was filmed in early August at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.
more:Taylor Swift’s ‘Eras Tour’ concert film to premiere at Mid-Iowa theater next month
According to USA Today, the film’s global pre-sale revenue has exceeded US$100 million.
Truman’s is open Mondays from 7am to 10pm; Tuesday to Thursday from 7am to 11pm; Fridays from 7am to midnight; Saturdays from 8am to midnight; Sundays from 8am to 10pm.
Jay Starr is an entertainment reporter for The Des Moines Register. Follow him on Instagram or contact him at [email protected].