(FoxNews.com) A New York City pizzeria has apologized after it debuted new menu item with a name many call racist.
Pizza by Certé created a “Pic-a-Nika” pie topped with Southern fried chicken, sea-salted watermelon, and a sunflower seed crust -- sparking anger among customers and those on social media, reports PIX 11.
“I went there today and there was a new pizza that they are selling called “pic-a-nika” which sounded very horrible when I read it. It was when I read the description I knew that the name was in fact racist,” a New Yorker told PIX 11.
Pizza by Certé first advertised the item earlier this month in a promotional tweet that has since been deleted.