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Odd Encounter at Central Market North Austin

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Odd Encounter at Central Market North Austin

amysuehere | Dec 16, 2004 12:58 PM

So, I'm wondering through Central Market (as I often do when I'm on lunch break with nothing to do – often to my wallet’s demise) and I come across a rather large display area with two kind of saddish looking pizzas on view (only two pieces of cold cheese pizza and maybe four pizzas of what I assume was a veggie pizza). Okay, they looked homemade and all and had nice mozzarella "squares" on them, but nothing where you go "wow!" I think the pre-made pizzas they have at the end take home fridge look much better, but who am I?

I slow down and there's another person next to me who does the same. This lady pushes up to us and invades that body space comfort zone and in our faces without a hello or any introduction goes, "Would you buy this pizza, be very likely, maybe or not buy that pizza?" She looked at me first, so I answered maybe and without hesitation she said, "We don't want you. We only want people who would either buy or be very likely..." and starts to hammer the person next to me in the same fashion.

Being the pushy b**ch that I am, I stopped her and asked what made these pizzas any different from the ones in the fridge. I got the biggest down-nose look I've had in a while, after which she replied in a snide manner, "Well, OBVIOUSLY, these pizzas are flown in from Italy," to which I received a back turning of a lifetime.

Well la-dee-da. lol.

Needless to say, I have no idea if these people belonged to the CM staff (I highly doubt it) or how much these "special" pizzas cost, but if the pizzas leave as bad a taste in one's mouth as their representatives...

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