New Yorkers are known to eat pizza with their hands. Recently, New York’s new Mayor Bill de Blasio ate at Goodfella’s Pizza, a store that was awarded as “World’s Best Pizza”. The Mayor used fork while eating pizza and this act provoked New Yorkers to tweet about “ForkGate” and how the real New Yorkers eat pizza. The fork that the Mayor used was auctioned and sold for $2,500 and according to Politico it will be donated to Tunnel to Towers.
Mark Cosentino, the co-owner of Godfella’s Pizza was interviewed by The Daily Meal and he said that the fork was returned and they will use it for display, he used terms such as “fun and “great” when he was asked about his thoughts on what happened as people started talking about the store and added knowledge about the Tunnel to Towers.