Before I get started, let me preface this by saying that I’m a big fan of the bay area favorite: Mary’s Pizza Shack. The “Shack” serves a variety of homemade Italian food including pizza, pasta, sandwiches, soups, salads, breadsticks, appetizers and desserts at moderate prices. Now the part about “moderate prices” shouldn’t be ignored, as Mary’s does indeed offer great food at equally great prices.
But what also shouldn’t be overlooked is the fact that Mary’s breadsticks are indeed on offer — but despite the advertised “complimentary” (FREE) teaser, they come at a price. Read the rest of this entry »