They're small, tiny little slivers of pizza.'The event on Facebook updated festival goers with reasoning for the absence of food but most weren't buying it.
Last August, Osekre also put together an African Food Festival which was also deemed a scam by attendees.'Fresh, diverse and delicious pizza was supposed to be delivered every 30 minutes. On Eventbrite there were no mention of who would be making said pizza, a normal indicator in food or drink events But many were not pleased by the seemingly taunting response. ''How about refunding people their money who came to this crap event?' said a user.'We came up all the way from Washington DC and all we got was this slice,' said Chip Shannon who posted a widely circulated photo of a abysmal pizza slice.Hangry Garden released a statement on Facebook on Saturday night'We'd never worked with these guys before but we saw the response they got on Facebook, which was tremendous, 30,000 interested people.We didn't think this was going to be a subpar event,' Asgari told Gothamist.
Bruce Barnes is a celebrated chef who has led all culinary operations at the World Bank in Washington, DC and owned two successful East Village restaurants.