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Worst Food Faux Pas: Donald Trump's steaks or Bill de Blasio's pizza?

Eating shouldn’t be as difficult as it is. We all need to do it stay alive, yet every meal is a physical and psychological minefield—and that’s if you’re a normal person. Politicians face these same struggles while surrounded by a press gaggle and the eyes of the entire nation. Sometimes a normal meal goes bad. These are the worst of the worst. In this round, we have Donald Trump's rock-hard steaks versus Bill de Blasio's very un-New York way to eat pizza. Which is the worst?

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So, who do you think committed the biggest Food Faux Pas? Don't forget to click on the rest of the debates below and vote!

#VoteTrumpSteaks

President Donald Trump has very specific taste in food. Specific, and many would claim, bad. Juvenile. Infantile. As we've all learned from the "Real Housewives" franchise, money cannot buy you taste.

Shortly after he won the presidency, Trump visited the steakhouse in his hotel in Washington D.C. and ordered...well, we'll let Helen Rosner from Eater say it:
Independent Journal Review reporter Benny Johnson was tipped off in advance to Trump’s dinner plans, and reserved a table where he could observe the President’s order of a $54 dry-aged New York strip well-done — not to mention confirmation from an anonymous server that the leader of the free world doused the whole thing in ketchup.

Just a tough, tasteless slab of meat covered in ketchup. It feels like there may be a metaphor there, but we'll leave that up to you.

#VotedeBlasioPizza

Trump is up against fellow New Yorker, Bill de Blasio. De Blasio, who touts himself as a man of the people, caused more outrage than the subways on a weekday morning when he busted out some silverware to slice and dice up a piece of pizza.

While in other locales, silverware is a reviled yet acceptable way to get your pizza into your mouth, that is not the case in New York. Did pizza rat use silverware? No, he did not. He shoved that whole slice in his mouth and dragged it down the 1 train with his teeth like a REAL New Yorker. None of this namby-pamby, clean finger nonsense. Just hot grease pouring straight into your open mouth while you scream "I'm walkin' here!" at passing taxis, that's how REAL New Yorkers eat pizza.

De Blasio claimed he was merely adhering to his roots, eating pizza like his mother taught him. Per the New York Times:

Confronted by reporters about his use of utensils, Mr. de Blasio argued that he was simply being authentic to his Italian roots.
“In my ancestral homeland, it’s more typical to eat with a fork and knife,” Mr. de Blasio, whose mother was Italian, said. He noted, by way of explanation, that the slice he was served on Friday “had a lot on it.”
FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Worst Food Faux Pas: Donald Trump's steaks or Bill de Blasio's pizza?
A festive crown for the winner
#VoteTrumpSteaks
#VotedeBlasioPizza