De Blasio Chows Down on Cannoli in First Day on Staten Island

Apr 11, 2017 537

BY: Nicholas Rizzi

Leave the knife and fork, take the cannoli. Mayor Bill de Blasio chowed down on some cannoli with his paisans on Staten Island to kick off his weeklong work stint in the borough. The pastries, from Royal Crown Bakery in Grasmere, were gifted to the mayor from Borough President James Oddo to welcome de Blasio to Borough Hall the only way Italians know how, with food.

"I don't eat minis, I eat full-sized," said the mayor, who broke the string on the box of cannoli with a staffer's keys and chowed down on a large-chocolate covered one with Oddo.


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