How does one measure the popularity of a celebrity?A stranger wanting to click a photo, 4 points. Featured in a popular magazine, 6 points. Name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 8 and a food dish named after you, that’s got to be a 10! Yes, it’s for real. Celebrities, well some of them at least, have reached the privilege level of having food dishes named after them and here’s a list of all the best ones…
 

Kareena Kapoor Khan | Size Zero Pizza

Kareena Kapoor Khan | Size Zero Pizza

We all remember Kareena’s size zero craze during her Tashan days. So it comes as no surprise that a popular Italian joint in Delhi decided to dedicate a low-calorie pizza, made of thin crust, veggies and low fat cheese, as a tribute to her. However, this lasted quite briefly as Kareena, after she took on other roles, no longer wanted to be associated with being a size zero.

 

Sanjay Dutt | Chicken Sanju Baba

Sanjay Dutt | Chicken Sanju Baba

After having frequented his favourite eatery on Mohammad Ali Road for 24 years, Sanjay Dutt finally handed over his favourite recipe to the chef of this restaurant. On the day Dutt was released from prison, this spicy chicken drumstick gravy was the special on the menu offered to patrons for free.

 

Avril Lavigne | Avril Lavigne Pizza

Avril Lavigne | Avril Lavigne Pizza

Proud of their little girl who made it big, a local restaurant by the name of La Pizzeria in Napanee, Avril Lavigne’s hometown, named a pizza in her honour that has three of her favourite toppings; pepperoni, olives and mushrooms; just the way she liked it back in high school!

 

Martha Stewart | Martha Stewart Hot Dog

Martha Stewart | Martha Stewart Hot Dog

Hollywood’s favourite hot dog stand, Pink’s, named a 9-inch stretch dog after the Emmy winning television host Martha Stewart, that’s made of chopped onions and tomatoes, some relish, sour cream and Martha’s favourite- sauerkraut. But there’s also a surprise element here. Bacon. Mmm.

 

Al Pacino | Al Pacino Sandwich

Al Pacino | Al Pacino Sandwich

A sandwich at the Lioni Italian Heroes in NYC called ‘Say hello to my little friend’ is dedicated to Al Pacino. Priced at $18, this is no ordinary sandwich. The filling is a chicken cutlet, ham, balsamic vinegar with stuffed peppers, topped with Lioni fresh mozzarella and white American cheese.

 

Robert Pattinson | Twilight Roll

Robert Pattinson | Twilight Roll

LA-based japanese restaurant Hamasaku has quite the celeb clientele, thanks to its policy of easy food customization. That’s exactly how Robert Pattinson got himself a sushi roll named after him when he placed way too many orders for a custom roll containing spicy tuna, crab and avocado wrapped in soy paper, topped with seared albacore and ponzu.

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