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Old 08-13-2019, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Left Hand of Dorkness View Post
This is a big part of why I think "authentic" is a weird thing to pursue. That reviewer clearly didn't like this kind of pizza, and that's totally fine. Instead of complaining about how it wasn't real, she should've complained about how there wasn't enough sauce for her tastes.

And if you're more looking for adventurous eating, not something you know you'll like, authenticity still isn't much help: instead, you should look for places with interesting menus.

Authenticity seems both reductive and beside the point.

"authenticity" is something people talk about because they think it makes them look smart and "cultured." It's even more amusing when they don't even know what "authentic" is going in. Kind of like people who use big words incorrectly in an attempt to sound intelligent.