In this image taken from video and provided by New York City Hall, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio eats pizza with a fork at Goodfellas Pizza on Staten Island on Friday. AP hide caption itoggle caption AP The Salt Italians To New Yorkers: 'Forkgate' Scandal? Fuhggedaboutit January 13, 2014 New York City's newly minted mayor found himself at the center of a minor scandal Friday after eating pizza "like a tourist." His offense? Tackling a slice with — gasp! — a fork and knife. Turns out, he's got some plausible deniability, Italians say.