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09/01/2020

Rapper Rolls Out Virtual Restaurant Brand

Anna Wolfe
Senior Editor - Restaurants
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Next month rapper Wiz Kalifa is rolling out virtual restaurant brand, Hotbox by Wiz, in his hometown of Houston and seven other US cities.

The chain will launch virtually October 1 in nine U.S. cities including Kalifa’s hometown of Houston, plus Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, Denver, D.C, Indianapolis, and New York City, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Hotbox by Wiz menu items are named with nods to the rapper’s music and love of weed.

The menu’s items are named with nods to the rapper’s music and love of weed. However, the food is not made with CBD.  

Offerings will include: Blazed Ends, burnt end in a smokey sweet barbecue sauce; Taylor Gang Turkey Burger (named after Kalifa’s independent record label) and Mile High Dark Chocolate Brownie.

Orders will be delivered by third-party delivery brands DoorDash, UberEats, Grubhub and Postmates.

Kalifa has other businesses; he launched his own strain of weed, Khalifa Kush, plus a line of marijuana-infused products and concentrates, reports Houston Eater.