Just like the dream of our company, which was born on Valentine’s Day in 1994, is the character Gary Valentine from Paul Thomas Anderson’s vibrant film, ‘Licorice Pizza’. As if winking at us across the multiverse, this character, set against the eclectic backdrop of 1970s Los Angeles, shares our namesake and navigates the world with a spirit uncannily akin to our entrepreneurial ethos. The striking parallel between our journey and Gary Valentine’s had us on the edge of our seats during our first viewing of this critically acclaimed film. We couldn’t help but feel a sense of cosmic connection to this cinematic masterpiece.
While our journey as a company has been full of ups and downs, just like Gary Valentine’s path to stardom in ‘Licorice Pizza’, we have always stayed true to our roots and never compromised on the quality of our products. Much like the film itself, this is why our company has garnered a loyal following and critical acclaim. We believe that just like Gary Valentine’s character, who hustles his way towards success in the competitive world of Hollywood, we, too, have hustled our way into the hearts of our customers with our delicious liquorice treats.
Join us as we delve into the parallels of our journey and the near-miss stardom that tied us to this critically acclaimed film.Continue reading How We Found Ourselves in ‘Licorice Pizza’ St Vals