&pizza debuts new menu item after pizza-eating ‘intern’ goes viral during Cohen testimony coverage

Two pizzas from &pizza.(WTOP/Rachel Nania)

Careful where you eat: You may become part of a local chain’s marketing campaign.

Hometown pizza chain &pizza has a new pie on the menu called the “Hallway Pizza,” named after the moment a man was caught on live TV eating &pizza in the hallway outside the Michael Cohen testimony to Congress Wednesday.

The man, who is still unidentified, was offered an &pizza box before he went to town on a slice, unfortunately in the background of a CBS reporter discussing the testimony. Judging by the look he gives the camera in the now-viral video, someone off-screen must have told him he was on unknowingly on television.

Folks took to Twitter to share the funny moment and &pizza quickly caught on, making the man — who they call an intern — their Twitter avatar and cover photo.

They’ve also shared many memes with the man’s look of surprise in differing poorly-edited scenarios.

Pizza Hut even joined in on the conversation, asking people to raise their hands if they’ve ever needed a hallway pizza — to which &pizza replied with some competition. Pizza Hut or &pizza?

Lesson learned: Pizza may not always be the safest option for a quick bite.

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