Pizza festival investigated

Some New York City foodies say a neighborhood pizza festival has left them with a bad taste in their mouths.

Prosecutors are looking into the New York City Pizza Festival after attendees fumed they paid $75 each to eat cold slivers of pizza in a parking lot in Brooklyn on Saturday.

The festival was promoted as a celebration of pizza. Attendees say on Facebook they instead got cold slices of pizza "smaller than a sample size," served with glasses of warm wine.

Democratic state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is urging attendees to file complaints on his website. A spokesman says prosecutors opened an investigation Monday.

Festival organizer Ishmael Osekre says event producer Hangry Garden delayed the event. The event producer contends it was misled by the organizer and wasn't paid.

A post on the event's Facebook page said:  "tHi guys, we've been hit by an incredible amount of delays in pizza delivery.  Fresh, diverse, and delicious pizza was supposed to be delivered every 30 minutes.  A make-up tasting will be announced shortly.  Sincere apologies. Please do not come for the rest of the night's tastings.  Apologies for inconvenience!"

 

All these people showed up for the New York City Pizza Festival but the tents are empty lol

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