New York’s New Mayor Eats Pizza All Wrong

Jon Stewart is going to be upset with this. He hates it when people eat pizza with a fork.


Just ten days into his tenure, Bill de Blasio is already facing a scandal that has many New Yorkers questioning whether he is truly fit for the job.

De Blasio was photographed eating pizza with a knife and fork — a New York City faux pas that the Daily News has already dubbed “Forkgate.” The image spawned angry outbursts across the web, with the New York Postproclaiming, “Some New Yorker!”

The neophyte mayor, who acknowledged on the campaign trail that he was a fan of the reviled Boston Red Sox, was at a Staten Island’s “Goodfellas Pizza” when he picked up the cutlery, the Daily News reports.

“Ya know, I think he’s just trying to be polite,” owner Scot Costentino told reporters. But he added, “All New Yorkers eat their pizza with their hands.”

De Blasio, who has played up his Italian roots in the past, said he…

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