Here's one word you never want to see when someone discusses your festival: Fyre. But that may have been the best way for New York City Pizza Festival attendees to sum up their experience over the weekend.
Held in a parking lot in Brooklyn, the New York City Pizza Festival promised to be a "day long celebration of the dough, cheese, tasty sauces and delicious toppings," but it turned out to be a whole lot of nothing. After shelling out upwards of $55 and $75 to attend, patrons were greeted by slices that looked like they came straight out of an Easy-Bake Oven.
"Total shit don’t spend your money if you haven’t yet, and if you have get a refund," Oscar Mendoza vented about his experience on Facebook. "Three small tents are here, paid $75 for a slice of pizza smaller then my palm." Another patron, Chip Shannon, said he received his pizza, if you want to even call it that, on the plate "you’d use for cake at a children’s birthday party," and shared a photo of his sad slice.
Just look at these sad photos featuring the disappointed masses who went to this festival only to end up with limited options and slivers of pizza.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has allegedly opened an inquiry into the disappointing event.