No quantity of 1-star opinions and indignant telephone calls from followers can cease Danny DiGiampietro from supporting the Phillies in the course of the World Series.
HOUSTON — “If you assume that I’ve cooked for the Astros, you’re outta your mind. We stated no to them.”
That’s the viral video circling social media that reveals the owner of a famous Philadelphia pizzeria declining to serve the Houston Astros pizza whereas the workforce is in city for the World Series.
Except it would not inform the total story, although the proprietor of Angelo’s Pizzeria stated he is taking the love and hate behind the video in stride.
“The notion is not the case at all,” Danny DiGiampietro, the owner and founder of the pizzeria instructed KHOU 11 News. “This idea that we left the team malnourished and famished…that wasn’t the case and there were no devious practices.”
DiGiampietro stated “this sweetheart of a woman” with the Astros referred to as the pizzeria to request catering for the workforce. His concern was that the workforce would want 100 to 200 pizzas, however in actuality, they solely wanted 10.
“We’re only open until 7 p.m., but most of the time we’re out of product by 6 p.m.,” DiGiampietro stated. “To keep people here an extra four hours for a World Series game to cater to the Astros? And I’m going to the game, I don’t want to miss it for 10 pizzas.”
The pizzeria makes all of its personal bread and pizza crust each morning. DiGiampietro responded in an Instagram story Wednesday morning exhibiting off freshly baked bread whereas listening to some chopped and screwed music in the background to throw just a little little bit of shade at H-Town. But he says it is all in good enjoyable.
“I’m not apologizing,” DiGiampietro stated. “I can respect and appreciate the passion. There is no ill will to the Astros organization.”
DiGiampietro stated they cook dinner for groups on a regular basis and that they know to come back decide up their meals. The pizzeria did not even have telephones till the pandemic.
So why did he file the video in the primary place?
“People kept asking if the food I was dropping off for the Phillies was for the Astros,” DiGiampietro stated. “I can’t answer 200 to 300 DMs. So I said, ‘If you think these are for the Astros, you’re crazy.'”
DiGiampietro solely has one request for indignant followers coming to go to him.
“We don’t advise anyone coming in here and throwing cheesesteaks.”