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Is eating pizza with a fork and knife a genius move or savagery?

Benjamin Franklin once made a crack about how beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. If pizza was as popular back then as it is today, he would've thrown it into that quote. A favorite gastronomical choice both for the sober and the not, pizza has delighted many for generations. Some partake in said tradition with a fork and a knife, which is either applauded or scoffed at. What do you think? 

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Think of how sloppy pizza can get. Think how much of the pizza you miss out on because of that sloppiness. Cheese falls off, pepperoni goes awry—before you know it, you’re licking your dish or napkins or fingers in order to make sure you get the full pizza experience. You know what gets rid of that problem? Using a fork and knife. 

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Additionally, eating pizza with a fork and knife is a matter of culture. Italy, the inventor of pizza (shut up; you know it’s true), is a land that is ruled by fork-and-knife pizza eaters. Plus, they’re all about their personal pies. We mess with that. 

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No. That’s it. No. Pizza is not a food of polite society; it’s meant to be picked up and shoved into faces, leaving as much sauce and toppings in its wake as possible. You want fancy foods to eat with utensils? Find a place that serves deconstructed martinis. Otherwise, let’s keep pizza hands-only. 

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Eating pizza with your hands is also an experience. You lift it, all gentle-like, from a paper plate, feeling the warm crust against your fingers as you bring it slowly towards your open mouth. You may angle your head funnily to catch the dripping cheese and revel in the warm oil dirtying your shirt. Who cares? It’s pizza, baby. Let’s get sloppy!

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Culture
Is eating pizza with a fork and knife a genius move or savagery?
#EatPizzaForkKnife
A festive crown for the winner
#EatPizzaHandsOnly