Places that Rock: Empire Slice House / Pizza Villa / My Pizzetta / Sedona Pizza Co.

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Empire Slice House 1734 NW 16th St. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106 (405) 557-1760 www.empireslicehouse.com This hip pizzeria made Eater.com’s “Hottest 21 Pizzerias in the U.S.” list this year. Operators Rachel Cope and Avery Cannon are under 30 and studied under Tony Gemignani’s pizza school. Empire has grabbed national attention for its unique, funky interior, featuringMore »

California pizzeria’s bookkeeping files held for ransom

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A Rocklin, California pizzeria owner thought he opening an attached job application in his e-mail. Instead, the ransomware took control of computer’s data, demanding $2,000 in Bitcoins to unlock the frozen information, according to CBS Sacramento. The owner refused to pay the ransom and instead rebuilt his pizzeria’s files, costing $750, investing in a back-upMore »

Cashier lucky to be alive after armed robbery

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An armed robber’s gun jams attempting to shoot an Italian pizzeria cashier. Two men entered the pizza shop. As one assailant goes for the resister, the other fires his handgun at the cashier, but it jammed, according to the New York Daily News. As the attacker attempted to fix his weapon, other pizzeria workers chargeMore »

Quick Tips September 3, 2014

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Hot Recipes for September 3, 2014   Anna’s Spinach Tortellini Carbonara   Willow Street’s Coconut Prawn Pizza   Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna     Prosciutto and Mozzarella Pizza with Caramelized Onions   Candied Pecans   Hot on PizzaToday.com One-Minute Operator EP4 — Piper Kapin, Back Road Pizza What is your marketing strategy?        More »

One-Minute Operator EP4 — Piper Kapin, Back Road Pizza

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What is your marketing strategy?   Piper Kapin, owner of Back Road Pizza in Santa Fe, New Mexico, answer this One-Minute Operator question.   One-Minute Operator is a video series on PizzaToday.com featuring successful pizzeria operators dropping great advice one minute at a time. For more episodes, visit One-Minute Operator.    

Who made The Daily Meal’s ‘101 Best Pizzas in America’ list?

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It’s that time of year when major publications reveal their ‘best pizza’ lists. In fact, operators across the country await Pizza Today’s 2014 Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias list, which will be published in the October issue and go live on PizzaToday.com on October 1 and the Top 100 Pizza Companies on November 1. The DailyMore »

Chef creates caviar pizza for Las Vegas pizzeria

Celebrating the recent opening of Las Vegas’ newest resort and casino, SLS Las Vegas, world renowned chef José Andrés took to the kitchens of 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, temporarily trading in his chef’s coat for a pizzaiolo paddle. The resulting pie was truly chef-caliber: a Bianco base (mozzarella, parmesan, garlic, oregano, olive oil, no sauce), topped with fresh burrata,More »

Pizza Hut offers Fantasy Football owners opportunity to win pizza

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Football has arrived! And with it comes preparation in many forms, from real world football teams making final roster moves to fantasy football owners building cheat sheets and settling into online draft rooms to select their players for the 2014 season. But regardless of the amount of preparation,More »