Travis Kelce Enjoys Cleveland Pizza Outing Sans Taylor Swift

NFL Star Explores Local Eats Amid Swift's Notable Absence.

by Nouman Rasool
Travis Kelce Enjoys Cleveland Pizza Outing Sans Taylor Swift
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On a leisurely Saturday that seemed earmarked for camaraderie rather than celebrity sightings, Travis Kelce opted for a low-key outing with friends, conspicuously sans his superstar girlfriend, Taylor Swift. The Kansas City Chiefs tight end made a casual appearance at Geraci's Slice Shop, a beloved pizzeria nestled in the heart of downtown Cleveland, an area Kelce knows well from his days growing up in Ohio.

The encounter was immortalized by the restaurant's owners who couldn't resist capturing a moment with the NFL star. Kelce, seen posing next to a retro payphone within the pizzeria's cozy confines, became the highlight of Geraci's social media for the day.

The accompanying caption playfully championed Travis's visit while humorously lobbying for a Taylor Swift cameo in the future. Eyewitnesses at the scene verified Swift's absence, noting that Kelce dropped by with a handful of male friends in the afternoon for some takeaway pizza.

According to those present, Kelce's demeanor was unpretentious and friendly as he placed his order, opting for classic pepperoni and the "Hot Tito" – a delectable concoction of red sauce, mozzarella, thick-cut pepperoni, sausage, Romano cheese, and a tantalizing drizzle of hot honey.

Kelce's Pizzeria Debut

Insiders suggest that while Kelce is no stranger to Geraci's offerings, this visit marked his first to this particular location. Despite the specifics of his bill remaining undisclosed, with slices averaging around $6, it's a modest outing for someone of Kelce's earning caliber, who is poised to rake in $12 million the following season, exclusive of endorsements.

This pizza-centric afternoon unfolds against the backdrop of Kelce and Swift's whirlwind international escapades, from the Bahamas to Singapore, Argentina, Australia, and Las Vegas. However, a visit to Kelce's Ohio roots with Swift in tow has yet to materialize.

Swift, who has recently wrapped up performances in Singapore, remains on a brief hiatus from touring, with her next scheduled concert in France not until early May. Given her packed agenda, it's plausible she had prior commitments that necessitated her absence in Cleveland.

As Kelce enjoys hometown comforts, speculation about when Swift might grace Cleveland with her presence continues to swirl. Given her iconic status in the music industry and the couple's adventurous track record, it's anticipated that a visit to the "Rock and Roll Capital of the World" could be on the horizon, along with a potential stop at the pizzeria eagerly awaiting her visit.

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