Pizzeria Apologizes Over 'Racist' Menu Item

(FoxNews.com) A New York City pizzeria has apologized after it debuted new menu item with a name many call racist.

Pizza by Certe 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 Certe first advertised the item earlier this month in a promotional tweet that has since been deleted.

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