Last week, we criticized presidential hopeful John Kasich (along with the rest of New York City) for eating pizza with a knife and fork. This week, he’s preparing to erase any negative perceptions from New Yorkers by scarfing down as much food as possible.While this is a bold strategy, it’s certainly caught the attention of the Internet.
Kasich was spotted ordering two plates of spaghetti, an Italian cold cuts sandwich with mozzarella, pickles, salami, provolone, and hot peppers, as well as pasta fagioli at the classic Mike’s Deli at Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. According to witnesses on Twitter, Kasich and his squad did not order off the menu, and instead staff created the “Kasich special” for the Republican candidate, who is severely lagging behind Donald Trump and Ted Cruz in overall caucus and primary results.
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) April 7, 2016
And in case you were wondering, Kasich thoroughly enjoyed his meal:
I think Kasich is enjoying the Bronx pic.twitter.com/WXOBhO84my
— Jennifer Fermino (@jfermino) April 7, 2016
"Mamma mia," he was quoted as saying. "If I lived in the Bronx, I'd eat here every day," Kasich said.