My unsuccessful 2-week search for a DiGiorno's frozen pizza has driven home the feeling that life as we know it is no more
Added 04-05-20 09:14:02am EST - “The mysterious case of the missing DiGiorno's supreme pizza, and why its absence has hit home the reality of the pandemic for this millennial.” - Businessinsider.com
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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Businessinsider.com: “My unsuccessful 2-week search for a DiGiorno's frozen pizza has driven home the feeling that life as we know it is no more”. Below is an excerpt from the article.
It's not delivery, it's DiGiorno — but thanks to the pandemic, I've given up on finding out exactly what that means.
I've been trying to compare DiGiorno's original rising crust supreme pizza against delivery supreme pizza to investigate the brand's claim of being as good as delivery. But for the past two weeks, everywhere I've looked has been sold out of it.
Still tipsy on vermouth, olives, and Iberian ham, I'd stuffed my suitcase with Moroccan cookies to bring to the office on Monday. I was ready to hug my coworkers and get cranking on some fast-food taste tests.
Then on Monday morning, I woke up to a Slack message from my editor. Our CEO had sent out an email advising employees who'd just traveled abroad to work from home for 14 days. Two days later, the office closed indefinitely, and not long after, all nonessential businesses were ordered to close in New York.
Working from home, I started a delivery pizza taste test only to discover that there were only two chains that delivered to my location. So I went to the grocery store, only to find an empty shelf where the DiGiorno supreme pizza should have been. I went back three times to the same story. Amazon, too, was sold out.
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