“Jacking up your prices on people trying to celebrate the holidays? Classy, @dominos,” de Blasio tweeted from his official metropolis account.
“To the thousands who came to Times Square last night to ring in 2020, I’m sorry this corporate chain exploited you — stick it to them by patronizing one of our fantastic LOCAL pizzerias.”
On Tuesday afternoon, The Put up noticed Domino’s supply employee Ratan Banik hawking pies in Instances Sq. for greater than twice the $14.49 worth of a daily massive cheese pizza.
Regardless of the added value, Banik did brisk enterprise with hungry vacationers who had been ready in holding pens for the annual New 12 months’s celebration, with one saying, “It’s absolutely worth it.”
“It was hot. It seems like it just came out of the oven,” mentioned Amit Zanwar, 31, of New Jersey.
“If he comes back, I will buy some more.”
The pies got here from a Domino’s franchise at 40th Avenue and Seventh Avenue, the place a lady mentioned the enterprise had offered greater than 50 by 6 p.m. and would proceed providing them till the midnight ball drop that rang in 2020.
The franchise has been promoting New 12 months’s Eve pizzas in Instances Sq. for greater than 15 years, she added.
An e-mail in search of remark from Domino’s wasn’t instantly returned.
This report was initially printed by The New York Post.