Gordos, a popular restaurant in Holon, Israel, has been getting a lot of attention online because of its latest dessert – a real toilet bowl full of chocolate ice cream.
I don’t care how much you like chocolate ice cream, you can’t tell me that you don’t find “Third House of Shit”, the controversial dessert available at Gordos just a little bit off-putting. Don’t get me wrong, I for one would still shovel the entire bowl down my throat, but I’d have to get over my initial disgust to do it. I mean, just look at it! The smeared toilet bowl and the way the chocolate ice cream is shaped like turds, it’s definitely not the most appetizing dessert I’ve ever seen. But I guess the wow factor is more important, and so far the unusual dessert has been getting a lot of attention on social media.
It’s unclear whether Gordos was going hard for controversy, or if the brilliant minds that came up with the name “Third House Shit” were trying to be edgy, but one thing is for sure – they made a lot of people angry. Judging by the comments on the restaurant’s viral Instagram post, people care less about the disgusting look of the dessert and more about the name.
In case you’re not familiar with the Jewish religion, the Third House or Third Temple is a very important concept that refers to a hypothetical rebuilt temple in Jerusalem. To make a mockery of it for attention didn’t sit well with a lot of people, and many of them voiced their disapproval in the comments.
“Shocking. Such a lack of respect for the religious side that makes up more than 50 percent of the country’s population,” one person wrote.
“You are probably on the verge of bankruptcy if you decided to shock everyone with such a perverse idea,” someone else commented.
The concept of ice cream served in a miniature toilet bowl has been done before, but Gordos is the first eatery to truly strive for realism, no matter how disgusting their product might look.